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Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog

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By Eugene O'Neill, Adrienne Yorinks (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780805061703
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - October 29th, 1999

 

An elegy for all the dogs who have loved and been loved. Reading this little book will bring joy through the memories and tears for the loss but all in honor of each and every extremely distinguished dog you have known, and especially for Maxie, our wonderful and beloved bookstore dog.

Megan


Do Over Dogs

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Do Over Dogs: Give Your Dog a Second Chance for a First Class Life (Dogwise Training Manual) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781929242696
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact us for more info
Published: Dogwise Publishing - June 25th, 2010

Excellent information on everything you need to know about adopting a rescue dog; from shelter life to positive training and rehabilitation.  Pat Miller breaks down myths from facts and provides clarity and understanding so you know exactly what to do and when.  Invaluable.

Susannah

 


Riding Home

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781250033512
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact us for more info
Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2015

The joys and benefits of the horse-human relationship have long been espoused, but here, natural horseman Hayes goes a step further into the scientific and clinical reasons behind the success of therapeutic horsemanship programs. Wounded Warriors, autistic youth, those who have suffered domestic abuse are some of those who have been emotionally transformed by relationships with horses. Fascinating reading which should turn any skeptic into a lifelong horse lover, I hope.

Susannah

 


I Could Chew on This

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I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs (Animal Lovers book, Gift book, Humor poetry) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781452119038
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Chronicle Books - July 30th, 2013

This is the book I wrote for you

Instead of sniffing trees and posts and butts or eating litter

Too busy to chase the cat and chew

The leg of your new coffee table - so good

I wrote this book to show my love for you When you were out the house

I put my time to use and hope

My poetry and book sales will earn me Lots of bacon.

 

Momo the Disco Corgi


E.B. White on Dogs

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By Martha White (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780884483410
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Tilbury House Publishers - March 25th, 2013

Can you imagine a better combination; dogs, and E.B. White’s writings about them? Essays from Harper’s Magazine and The New Yorker, poems, and personal letters make up this delightful collection. Each piece contains White’s gentle humor, distinctive style and his unquestioning love of dogs.

Robin


The Last Walk

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ISBN: 9780226668468
Published: University of Chicago Press - September 27th, 2012

A mixture of compassion and essential information, The Last Walk is for anyone who has ever had to deal with the heart wrenching decisions that come at the end of a beloved pet's life. Jessica Pierce tells the story of the last year of her faithful dog Ody, and bravely confronts the moral, practical, and emotional issues that pet owners face as their animals decline. A customer recommended this book to me as one of the best she had ever read about pets at the end of their lives. When I finished it we both agreed that this book is beautifully written and incredibly sad but, most importantly, it is extremely consoling, and invaluable for anyone who has ever loved a pet.
Megan


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