Let S Go

Autor: Beverley Courtney
ISBN: 9781916437623
File Size: 38,22 MB
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Is your dog pulling your shoulder out of its socket? Learn how to - build a fervent desire in your dog to walk nicely beside you - enjoy walks *with* your dog, rather than behind him - do it all without any tricky gadgets or instruments of torture - reach the Holy Grail of dog ownership: walking nicely on the lead!

Leave It

Autor: Beverley Courtney
ISBN: 9781916437616
File Size: 36,38 MB
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Does your dog steal anything that's not nailed down? Learn how you can leave food on the table, forget shoes and toys on the floor, know your rubbish is safe in the bin - without having to mount an armed guard! You'll be taken by the hand through all the games. And it's all done without shouting, force, or intimidation. Just pure undiluted fun!

Here Boy

Autor: Beverley Courtney
ISBN: 9781916437630
File Size: 36,26 MB
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Does your dog go deaf as soon as you take the lead off? Learn how to have your dog spin on a sixpence and race back to you. stop panicking when your dog sees another dog or a squirrel, and enjoy walks without stress. This book unravels the mysteries of getting your dog to fly back to you - whatever else may be happening!

Life Skills For Puppies

Autor: Helen Zulch
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781845845452
File Size: 16,24 MB
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Approaching puppy education from the puppy's perspective, this book presents the key skills a dog needs to cope with life, and assists owners in developing a fulfilling relationship with their puppy. Beautiful photographs illustrate the points made, and each chapter includes a worksheet to help owners chart their puppy's progress.

101 Dog Tricks

Autor: Kyra Sundance
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592533256
File Size: 12,36 MB
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Performers Kyra and Chalcy illustrate each trick. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog, help your dog integrate into your family, and keep him mentally and physically challenged. Includes: beg, bow, say your prayers, fetch the paper, find the remote, and more; also, step-by-step instructions to guide the trainer; troubleshooting tips to solve problems; and "build-on" ideas that encourage taking a mastered skill to the next level.--Publisher's description.

A Dog Year

Autor: Jon Katz
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9781588361141
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“Change loves me, defines and stalks me like a laser-guided smart bomb. It comes at me in all forms, suddenly and with enormous impact, from making shifts in work to having and raising a kid to buying a cabin on a distant mountaintop. Sometimes, change comes on four legs.” In his popular and widely praised Running to the Mountain, Jon Katz wrote of the strength and support he found in the massive forms of his two yellow Labrador retrievers, Julius and Stanley. When the Labs were six and seven, a breeder who’d read his book contacted Katz to say she had a dog that was meant for him—a two-year-old border collie named Devon, well bred but high-strung and homeless. Katz already had a full canine complement, but instinct overruled reason, and soon thereafter he brought Devon home. A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me is the story of how Devon and Jon—and Julius and Stanley—came to terms with each other. It shows how a man discovered a lot about himself through one dog (and then another) whose temperament seemed as different from his own as day is from night. It is a story of trust and understanding, of life and death, of continuity and change. It is by turns insightful, hilarious, and deeply moving. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jon Katz's Going Home.

Returning To Earth

Autor: Jim Harrison
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802143310
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In the aftermath of a Chippewa-Finnish man's death from Lou Gehrig's disease, his wife, daughter, and brother-in-law read the family history he has left behind, study his philosophies about death, and struggle to redeem their own pasts. Reprint.


Autor: Mary Alice Monroe
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 1488038384
File Size: 77,72 MB
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Rediscover this poignant novel of hope, acceptance and the powerful gift of forgiveness Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that continues to hold their disintegrating family together. New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe paints an intimate portrait of a family that must learn to unravel old patterns and weave together a new future. Originally published in 2005

Think Dog

Autor: John Fisher
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781844039098
File Size: 45,80 MB
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In the 1980s and 1990s John Fisher revolutionised dog training, first in England, then in the US. With his self-deprecating manner and 'Oh! So British' sense of humour, he taught us to 'Think Dog'. In this seminal pet psychology book, he examines the mind of the dog with examples taken from his practical experience, explaining to owners how the world appears from a dog's point of view. The first section of the book traces the ancestry and inherent behaviour of dogs, from their origins as pack animals related to the wolf or the jackal. The second part examines what most people describe as problem behaviour, which is just normal canine behaviour exhibited in the wrong place. The book concludes with an A-Z of common problems, their causes and cures.