Dog Lovers Guide For the Best Care
Taking care of your beloved dog can be difficult. This weeks book club selection can give you all the tools and information you will need to make you and your dog happy.
With tips on dog health, obedience training and getting to know and understand your dog you will be loving your dog even more!
Training People: How to Bring Out the Best in Your Human
For centuries, dogs have known that they, not humans, run the show. But not all dogs know how to get the best from their people. Finally, from the leading expert in the field comes a straightforward, easy-to-use manual that's written for dogs by a dog. This indispensable reference provides foolproof advice on obtaining everything a dog deserves, from the best food and exercise to grooming and chauffeur services. Here are all the tools a dog needs for selecting, training, and living with a well-behaved human.
How to Live with a Neurotic Dog
This hilarious, tongue-in-cheek, self-help parody is a "musthave" for dog owners who are baffled by their dog's quirky habits and questionable conduct. Whether Fido compulsively chews up old blankets, obsessively licks the hardwood floor, or barks uncontrollably at an empty corner, bestselling humor author Stephen Baker offers "expert" advice on understanding, analyzing, and curing aberrant behavior.
The newly repackaged How to Live with a Neurotic Dog covers a wide range of neuroses, including training, grooming, traveling, and feeding freak outs. Through entertaining illustrations and sharply witty text, this canine classic will help dog owners see things from their pooch's point of view.
Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit
A pot roast left unguarded. An open bedroom door. An ill-timed squat. Dogs seem to have impeccable timing. Yet how quickly calamity turns to comedy in the company of a dog, and the wrong moment turns out to be just the right one.
In this delightful follow-up to Dog Is My Co-Pilot, which won the Best Book of the Year award from the Dog Writers Association of America, the editors of The Bark bring together more stories, essays, and artwork that highlight the hilarity of dog behavior and the comical interactions between dog people and their four-legged friends.
Bedtime Stories For Dogs
Here's a book that will make dog owners sit up and beg for more. It's Leigh Anne Jasheway's Bedtime Stories For Dogs, a hilarious volume for pampered pets and their human parents. From tales like "The Three Little Pugs" to "Snow White and the Seven Chihuahuas." Bedtime Stories entertains everyone who's ever had - or loved - a spoiled canine.
The tales in Bedtime Stories are written just the way dogs like things - they're short and simple, they have happy endings, they usually involve food, and they frequently refer to things that smell really awful. It's a bow-wow bedtime bible!
The Official Dog Codependents Handbook: For People Who Love
Features over 50 large, full color, humorous illustrations depicting the various ways that Dog Codependents indulge their pets. The book includes dozens of hilarious real letters and true life testimonials from Dog Codependents who have written to us over the years. Includes amusing chapters on symptoms, causes, consequences of, living with, and coping with Dog Codependency. The therapeutic value of this 'spoof' on self-help books is that people will laugh at themselves!
Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.
101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge
101 Dog Tricks is the largest trick book on the market and the only one presenting full-color photos of each trick and its training steps? The step-by-step approach, difficulty rating, and prerequisites, allow readers to start training immediately. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and help him integrate into your family. It keeps him mentally and physically challenged and helps to establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills needed for common dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work.
Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding an
There are at least 68 million dogs in America, and their owners lavish billions of dollars on them every year. So why do so many pampered pets have problems? In this definitive and accessible guide, Cesar Millan—star of National Geographic Channel’s hit show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan—reveals what dogs truly need to live a happy and fulfilled life.
Dr. Pitcairn's New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs
The book that is the definitive guide to a natural lifestyle for dogs and cats is now completely updated and revisedfor the first time in 9 years. Writing with the warmth and compassion that have won them a national following, veterinarian Richard H. Pitcairn and his wife Susan Hubble Pitcairn, noted specialists in chemical-free nutrition and natural healing for pets, show dog and cat owners how to provide the very best in companionship and lifelong care.
They now cover environmental matters, including pollutants both inside the home and out, as well as recent hot-button topics, such as Mad Cow disease, Lyme disease, and the West Nile virus.
They've updated dozens of recipes for delicious and healthful pet food and treats. With a guide to handling emergencies and an in-depth Quick Reference section, they give specific instructions for preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of animal diseases and disorders with special attention to homeopathic, herbal, and nutritional remedies.
One Nation Under Dog: Adventures in the New World of Prozac
A witty, insightful, and affectionate examination of how and why we spend billions on our pets, and what this tells us about ourselves.
One Nation Under Dog is about Americaās pet obsessionāthe explosion, over the past generation, of an industry full of pet masseuses, professional dog-walkers, organic kibble, leash-law militants, luxury pet spas, veterinary grief counselors, upscale dog shampoos, and the like: a booming economy that is evidence of tremendous and rapid change in the status of Americaās pets.
The Power of Positive Dog Training
Renowned dog trainer Pat Miller gives you the positive training tools you need to ensure that you and your dog share a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect. Following her step-by-step, six-week basic training program, you'll learn how to develop a relationship with your dog based on friendship and positive reinforcement, not fear and punishment.