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If You Tame Me: Understanding Our Connection With Animals (Animals, Culture, and Society)
By Temple Univ Pr
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ean: 9781592132409, isbn: 1592132405,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Nearly everyone who cares about them believes that dogs and cats have a sense of self that renders them unique. Traditional science and philosophy declare such notions about our pets to be irrational and anthropomorphic. Animals, they say, have only the crudest form of thought and no sense of self at all. Leslie Irvine's ''If You Tame Me ''challenges these entrenched views by demonstrating that our experience of animals and their behavior tells a different story. Dogs and cats have been


A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him
By Atria Books
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ean: 9781476797007, isbn: 1476797005,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this inspiring buddy memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life.A decade ago, Special Forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an anti-narcotics raid. He’d served with the famous Night Stalkers on countless such missions. This one turned out very different. Months later, he regained consciousness in a US military hospital, with no memory of how he’d gotten there. The


My Life Among the Underdogs: A Memoir
By William Morrow
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mpn: YES23802320, ean: 9780062419798, isbn: 006241979X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
From one of the most respected figures in the dog rescue community come the harrowing, funny, and inspiring stories of nine incredible dogs that shaped her life.Tia Torres, beloved underdog advocate and star of Animal Planet's hit show Pit Bulls & Parolees, chronicles her roller-coaster life in this heartwarming memoir featuring some of her best-loved dogs. With inimitable honesty and characteristic brashness, Tia captures the spirit and heart of these intelligent and loving canines, while


Harlow & Sage (and Indiana): A True Story About Best Friends
By imusti
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mpn: RA-72878, ean: 9780399172878, isbn: 0399172874,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
“THE MOST ADORABLE BEST FRIENDS IN THE WORLD” -Buzzfeed Once upon a time, Harlow’s best friend was her older sister, Sage, a thoughtful and loving miniature Dachshund. Harlow and Sage had a shared love for many things, including Christmas presents and the legendary Meryl Streep. They played together, cuddled together, and shared their deepest secrets, until September 2013, when, sadly, it was Sage’s time to retire to the doggie palace in the sky. Shortly after Sage’s passing,


Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things
By TarcherPerigee
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ean: 9780143131175, isbn: 0143131176,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselvesAs seen on BuzzFeed’s ''Best Books Gift Guide''  In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the


Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143130017, isbn: 0143130013,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman’s battle with depression and how her dog saved her lifeA New York Times Bestseller “Dog Medicine simply has to be your next must-read.” —Cheryl Strayed At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie’s incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Haunted by troubling childhood memories,


Dog Talk: Lessons Learned from a Life with Dogs
By St. Martin's Griffin
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
Dog Talk chronicles Harrison Forbes’s life with dogs, from the first bond he formed as a boy with his neighbor’s Belgian Tervuren, Sabina, to the story of Lex, a police dog who attacked his handler’s wife, was saved by Harrison from euthanasia, and transformed into his favorite companion. Dog Talk combines Forbes’s intense love for these extraordinarily driven and intelligent creatures with the more practical aspects of understanding and dealing with whatever type of dog the reader


All Creatures Great and Small: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the Worlds Most Beloved Animal Doctor
By St. Martin's Griffin
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mpn: 21894997, ean: 9781250057839, isbn: 1250057833,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
The classic multimillion copy bestsellerDelve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.For over forty years, generations of readers have thrilled to Herriot's marvelous tales, deep love of life, and extraordinary storytelling abilities. For decades, Herriot roamed the remote, beautiful Yorkshire Dales, treating every patient that came his way from smallest to largest, and


Darling, I Love You: Poems from the Hearts of Our Glorious Mutts and All Our Animal Friends
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143128267, isbn: 0143128264,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
A heartwarming collection of short verse celebrating our beloved pets and the wonder of life  Daniel Ladinsky is the internationally acclaimed poet and translator known for his inspired, contemporary versions of works by Hafiz, Rumi, St. Francis of Assisi, and poet-saints East and West. Patrick McDonnell is the venerated author, artist, and creator of the beloved MUTTS comic strip. In Darling, I Love You! these two artists have collaborated for the first time to create a delightful, universal


All Things Wise and Wonderful: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Beloved Animal Doctor (All Creatures Great and Small)
By St Martin s Griffin
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ean: 9781250063496, isbn: 1250063493,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Readers adored James Herriot's tales of his life as a Yorkshire animal doctor in All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Bright and Beautiful. Now here's a third delightful volume of memoirs rich with Herriot's own brand of humor, insight, and wisdom.In the midst of World War II, James is training for the Royal Air Force, while going home to Yorkshire whenever possible to see his very pregnant wife, Helen. Musing on past adventures through the dales, visiting with old friends, and


Every Living Thing: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Beloved Animal Doctor (All Creatures Great and Small)
By St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250075710, isbn: 1250075718,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy and the marvelously eccentric vet Calum Buchanan. Every Living Thing is a perfect opportunity for existing fans of Herriot's work to reacquaint themselves with his writing, and for those who've never read him to see what generations of animal lovers have already discovered:


Unconditional: Older Dogs, Deeper Love
By imusti
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ean: 9781426217111, isbn: 1426217110,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Experience the deeper, sweeter love of senior dogs with this captivating National Geographic collection of photographs and anecdotes. This book is a one-of-a-kind celebration of humans’ special bond with, and love for, their senior dogs. Since 2012, photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky has traveled the United States with one mission: to capture images and stories that focus on the powerful relationship between dogs in the twilight of their lives and the people they share their life with. A


Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die
By Random House Trade
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ean: 9780345502704, isbn: 0345502701,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
In this invaluable guide and touchstone, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz addresses the difficult but necessary topic of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Drawing on personal experiences, stories from fellow pet owners, and philosophical reflections, Katz provides support for those in mourning. By allowing ourselves to grieve honestly and openly, he posits, we can in time celebrate the dogs, cats, and other creatures that have so enriched us. Katz compels us to consider if we gave our


[Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat (Large Print)][Dosa,
By Headline Review
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ean: 9780755318117, isbn: 0755318110,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Oscar the cat lives on the third floor of a nursing home in Rhode Island, USA. At first glance Oscar doesn't seem special. He's plain to look at. He's aloof. Like most cats, he's partial to treats and catnip. But in the summer of 2007 Oscar made headlines around the world. So what's so unusual about Oscar? He knows when the hospice patients are going to die. Dr Dosa's job is to respond to people's medical needs, treat them for their ailments and communicate with their families. Oscar takes care


Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That?: 101 Stories of Miracles, Mischief and Magical Moments
By Chicken Soup for the Soul
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ean: 9781611599695, isbn: 1611599695,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Our dogs make us smile every day, but some days they really outdo themselves! This book is full of those hilarious and heartwarming stories about the many ways our mischevious canine companions surprise us, make us laugh, and touch our hearts.  With a focus on rescue dogs, these 101 true, personal stories will make you laugh, nod your head in recognition, and sometimes tear up a little.  Royalties from the book go to American Humane, one of the


Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway
By Peter Zheutlin
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781492614074, isbn: 1492614076,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
''Peter Zheutlin has written a lovely, moving, important book about a subject that is both heartbreaking and joyful.'' - Dean Koontz How far would you go to save a life? This is the extraordinary story of one man who has driven more than 1 million miles to rescue thousands of dogs from hunger, abuse and neglect and give them a second chance at life and love.For years, Greg Mahle struggled to keep the last of his family-run restaurants afloat in Ohio. When it finally closed, he was broke and


Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat: 101 Stories about Life, Love, and Lessons
By Chicken Soup for the Soul on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455833085, isbn: 1455833088,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Cats have always been wonderful companions and playmates that brighten and enrich our lives but they are also amazing teachers. In this audiobook, cat lovers, both lifelong and reluctant, share what they have learned from their furry companions. Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat will delight listeners with humorous, heartwarming, and inspiring stories about lessons our feline friends and family members have taught us..


Every Night, Josephine!
By Penguin Books
SKU: #VI-0143034340
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sku: VI-0143034340, ean: 9780143034346, isbn: 0143034340,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
In an entertaining memoir of the impact of canine companions on one's life, first published in 1963, the best-selling author of Valley of the Dolls describes her relationship with her pampered poodle, Josephine, and their mutual experiences winning over the author's dog-hating husband, making TV appearances, encountering celebrities, and more. Reprint..


James Herriot's Dog Stories: Warm and Wonderful Stories About the Animals Herriot Loves Best
By Macmillan Publishers
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mpn: SM-61898, ean: 9781250061898, isbn: 125006189X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have come to love so much.Fifty memorable tales move us to both laughter and tears, and Herriot's personal introduction and notes make this tribute by a master storyteller to man's best friend a book to read, reread, and be treasured for years to come.St. Martin-Dog Stories. In this very special, heart-warming


Happily Ever Esther: Two Men, a Wonder Pig, and Their Life-Changing Mission to Give Animals a Home
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9781538728147, isbn: 1538728141,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary to care for other animals and just live happily ever after... Or so



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