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Written for all dog owners looking for hassle-free walks to enjoy with their dogs, this guidebook is beautifully designed and packed with stunning photography - giving dog owners access to 20 of the finest walks in the northern region of the Peak District National Park, the Dark Peak. Areas covered include: Dovestone Reservoir, Lyme Park, Castleton, Hathersage, Stanage Edge, Burbage Rock and Ladybower Reservoir. With clear information, an introduction for each walk, and simple, easy-to-read maps, this beautiful book will appeal to all who want to venture out into the countryside with their dogs. The walks cater for all levels of fitness and ability - having no stiles the routes ensure hassle-free walks for both dog and owner. Both authors are experienced walkers, qualified in mountain leadership and countryside management. This is another book in a series of Countryside Dog Walking books.
Dogs have been part of motion pictures since the movies began. They
have been featured onscreen in various capacities, from any number
of "man's best friends" (Rin Tin Tin, Asta, Toto, Lassie, Benji,
Uggie, and many, many more) to the psychotic Cujo. The contributors
to Cinematic Canines take a close look at Hollywood films and
beyond in order to show that the popularity of dogs on the screen
cannot be separated from their increasing presence in our lives
over the past century.
Does your dog go bonkers when the doorbell rings or when you grab the leash to take him for a walk? If you find your dog is often difficult to control, you are not alone! The inability to get their dogs to relax and calm down is one of the most common behavioral problems that dog owners face. This two part book will help you first identify the factors that cause this kind of behavior in dogs and then provides you with eleven key training exercises you can use to help your dog chill out in everyday situations where so many dogs get wild and crazy! First you will learn there are a large number of factors that can all play a part in a dog displaying unruly or unfocused behaviors, and in some cases high levels of stress. Each of the exercises are designed to teach your dog how to calm down, pay attention to you, relax, and respond with a new set of skills to every day situations with confidence and composure. You will improve the relationship and achieve the ideal dog you always wanted.
'A dog story that doesn't fail to amaze.' Miranda Hart, bestselling author of Peggy and Me 'I laughed and cried. Everyone reading this will be touched by Lauren's amazing bucket list adventures with her dog Gizelle.' James Bowen, bestselling author of A Street Cat Named Bob and The World According to Bob 'An inspirational and uplifting experience that will make you feel anything is possible.' Elle Throughout the milestones of her life, Lauren's big beautiful English mastiff Gizelle had always been there for her. She was there through the choppy waters of her first relationship, and by her side through the painful reality of her mother's addiction, and when she finally left home for New York she was there to fill up her tiny Manhattan apartment and become her enormous, pavement-hogging, snuffly best friend. So when Lauren discovered the shocking news that Gizelle had a life-threatening tumour, she designed an epic bucket list to make the absolute most of the time they had left together. Their heartwarming adventure will change her forever and provide her with the best possible lessons for her life ahead.
THE UNDERDOGS tells the story of Karen Shirk: felled at age 24 by a neuromuscular disease and facing life as an immobile, deeply isolated and depressed, ventilator-dependent patient, she was rejected by every service dog agency in the country as "too disabled." Her nurse encouraged her to raise her own service dog, and Ben, a German shepherd, dragged her back into life. "How many people are stranded like I was," she wondered, "who could lead productive lives with a service dog?" A thousand dogs later, Karen Shirk's service dog academy, 4 Paws for Ability, is restoring broken children and their families to life. Melissa Fay Greene tells the stories of isolated children, struggling parents, and the marvelous dogs who gallop into their lives. Into these modern wonder tales, she weaves the latest scientific discoveries about the inner lives of dogs. It turns out that dogs really are doing the astounding things they appear to do, and they're doing them for people they love. The frontiers of the human/dog bond are explored here with insight, compassion, humor, and joy. A cast of remarkable characters-scientists and felons, dog trainers and parents, children with disabilities and the great dogs themselves-together address questions about our attachment to dogs, what constitutes a productive life, and what can be accomplished with unconditional love.
For the price of a fifteen minute consultation with your vet this book provides hours of reading pleasure. In 391 easy-to-read pages you can discover masses of information not available in the libraries of veterinary textbooks. If you are a pet owner this book will likely be one of the best investments that you have ever made. Big savings in vet bills and feed bills are likely to be measurable benefits. But how can you measure the benefits of pain-free happy pets? How can you measure your feelings? -- knowing that you have done the best for the pets in your care. You can't. But you and your pets can experience those feelings -- because Raw Meaty Bones: Promote Health.
The Instagram photographs of the glamorous life of Neville, social-media superstar and esteemed companion of the fashion designer Marc Jacobs. With classic images from his popular Instagram account as well as outtakes, carefully styled shots from Neville s fashion editorials, and candid snapshots of Neville and Marc together, Neville Jacobs is a treat for any dog lover and a delight for anyone with equal fascination for fashion and dogs alike. Dubbed the hardest working dog in fashion by T Magazine, Neville Jacobs the sweet-natured bull terrier belonging to the ubiquitous Marc Jacobs is, in the canine world at least, fast becoming as popular as his owner. Drawing on hundreds of photographs taken of Neville from puppyhood to today, this charming book not only captures the character of one charismatic animal, but also sheds light (and some fur) on the busy and glamorous world of a downtown New York dog. From the Marc Jacobs offices (where Neville plays a key role) to the streets of SoHo, the dog runs of Manhattan, and even private jets to exotic vacations, Neville s life is a whirlwind the likes of which most dogs could only twitch their paws and dream of. Surrounded by beloved friends, both human and canine from fashion icons like Christy Turlington and Karlie Kloss to Choo Choo Charlie, the French bulldog from whom he is inseparable Neville brings joy and his unmistakable energy to every adventure.
Daisy, the tiny Dachshund who put her life on the line to save her humans from a bear. Charco, the veteran sniffer dog who has saved countless human lives, and yet still keeps his tail wagging. Delta, the dog who died trying to protect her young owner from a volcano - after already having saved his life three times. It's a truth universally acknowledged that dogs are pretty great. But when it comes to facing peril, these loyal creatures always seem willing to step up to the mark and become true doggy heroes. Whether they're saving humans from dangerous people or situations, helping those who are ill, fighting crime or just following their animal instincts to do good, the true stories collected in this book prove that dogs aren't only man's best friend - they're also inspirational, courageous and selfless companions.
With a hugely popular following on Facebook, Off The Leash has developed a regular daily following of more than half a million dog lovers from around the world. In Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs the best of Rupert Fawcett's brilliantly observed, touchingly true cartoons come together in book form for the first time. Featuring the secret thoughts and conversations of dogs of every size, shape and breed, this gorgeous book is a celebration of our favourite belly-scratching, tail-chasing, bed-stealing canine friends.
Your dogs ears, eyes, head, mouth and teeth, back, legs and tail all work in concert to convey his mood so why is it sometimes so difficult to understand what hes saying? Tail Talk to the rescue! This handy guide teaches you the canine body-language alphabet, letter by letter, and then galvanizes your knowledge in a handy phrasebook that displays the various parts speaking together. A refreshing approach to understanding dog behaviour, this expert-approved guide is indispensable for every dog owner.
A New York Times bestseller! 2012 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). Allen and Linda Anderson adopted a traumatized one-year-old cocker spaniel who had been abandoned. Soon, the troubled dog they named "Leaf" turned their home into a war zone. Although Leaf and Allen were forging a friendship with visits to dog parks and bonding time, Leaf's emotional issues overwhelmed the couple. Shortly after Leaf's arrival, Allen, who had spent eight years as a big city police officer and survived so many close calls that Linda called him "Miracle Man," received a diagnosis from his doctor that made him think his luck had finally run out. Allen had an unruptured brain aneurysm that could be fatal, and the surgery to repair it might leave him debilitated. Having seen his father live for years with the effects of a massive stroke, he dreaded that the worst fate might not be death. What Allen didn't know is that he and Leaf, like comrades facing the ultimate battle, would be there for each other with the miracle of this man and this dog coming together at exactly the right time. .
As much as we'd like to think our pets are perfect, they sometimes do the unthinkable! With these hilarious Pet Shaming photo cards, never let your cute kitty live their mishaps down! These photo cards are super easy to use; just write the date on the card, place the card near your pooch and take a photo! Cards included in this book are: I eat poo, I did it ... again!, Caught in the act, and many more! We recommend that you use a wipe-clean pen to write on the cards, then wipe clean to use the card again. Do not use a permanent marker to write on the cards if you wish to reuse cards another time.
The Border Collie is an extremely versatile breed, faithful enough to be a loyal friend, honest enough to be a hard worker, and intelligent enough to be an asset in rescue and other services. This comprehensive, illustrated book gives essential advice on how to become the pack leader by understanding and interpreting the body language of man's best friend. Topics include choosing your Border Collie, taking your puppy home, common sense dog training, nutrition, creating a partnership, and adolescent and older dogs.
Since she was a girl, Leslie Oschmann longed for two things: a dog of her own, and the chance to make things by hand every day. With her impeccable creative taste, Oschmann became a successful visual director. But something was still missing. She bravely cut her safety net, moved to the Netherlands, and adopted a terrier named McDuff. Soon she was creating art by hand again, always with her trusty four-legged friend at her side for inspiration and laughs. In this beautiful book, Oschmann shares a collection of photomontages that celebrate the most amusing and important moments from her journey of self-discovery, featuring McDuff in the starring role. The result is an irresistible gift book for anyone who has ever suspected that a dog might be the answer to all of life s important questions.
Barking is more than just noise. Barking is natural and almost all dogs bark. It is one of the many ways dogs communicate with each other as well as with humans. In this book, author Turid Rugaas, well known for her work on identifying and utilizing canine "calming signals," turns her attention to understanding and managing barking behavior. Think of barking as your dog's language. By learning to identify what your dog is expressing when he barks, you can take steps to minimize their negative effects.
Let's celebrate Father's Day, Biscuit!Father's Day is a great time to show Dad how much we love him. Unfold the big flaps and join Biscuit for fun times with Dad -- exploring, playing, and sharing.
'There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face' - Ben Williams. 'Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent' - Milan Kundera. Did you know... Lassie, the collie that became famous in the 1942 movie Lassie Come Home, was played by several male dogs, despite the female name, because male collies were thought to look better on camera. This beautifully illustrated miscellany is a must-have for any dog lover. With quotations, stories, tips and trivia, as well as classic poems by Kipling and Barrett Browning, this delightful collection is as warm as a faithful companion at your feet.
As a drug detector dog handler with HM Customs & Excise, Pam Mackinnon searched all over the UK, from oil rigs to cruise ships, postal depots to airports and vehicles to houses. Combining her detection skills with her work as a dog training and behaviour consultant, Pam developed the UK's most successful scentwork training programme that teaches all dogs to become detector dogs. With almost 30 years' experience, you and your dog are in safe hands as Pam takes you through each stage of scentwork, beginning with introducing your dog to a specific scent, through starter searches, and on to advanced work, indoors and out. Aided by illustrations and full colour photographs of many different breeds at work, this manual will open up a whole new world of activities that you and your dog can enjoy together.
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