Pets & Animals
by Shannon Kopp
Shannon’s poignant memoir is a story of hope, resilience, and the spiritual healing animals bring to our lives. Rich with emotion and inspiration it is essential reading for animal lovers and anyone who has struggled to change.
An illustrated book highlighting the art of renowned artist Mark Ulriksen. A humorous waggling tale about the life of dogs, drawing from Mark’s personal observations of his own dogs over his lifetime. From early puppy training to dog walking to caring for aging dogs, Mark provides a light-hearted commentary about the bonding relationship between man and man’s best friend.
When Ted Kerasote was ready for a new dog after losing his beloved Merle — who died too soon, as all our dogs do — he knew that he would want to give his puppy Pukka the longest life possible. But how to do that? Funny, revelatory, and full of the delights of falling in love with a dog, Pukka's Promise will help redefine the potential of our animal partners.
Since the publication of the best-selling Merle's Door, Ted Kerasote has received thousands of e-mails asking two questions: "Have you gotten another dog?" and "Are you writing a new book?" Pukka: The Pup After Merle answers both, in the most heartwarming way.
In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, Susannah Charleson clipped a photo from the newspaper: an exhausted canine handler, face buried in the fur of his search-and-rescue dog. A dog lover and pilot with search experience herself, Susannah was so moved by the image that she decided to volunteer with a local canine team and soon discovered firsthand the long hours, nonexistent pay, and often heart-wrenching results they face.
Merle and Ted found each other in the Utah desert. Merle was about ten months old, surviving on his own, and looking for someone to hang his heart on. Ted was forty-one, liked to write about animals, and had been searching for a pup whom he could shape into a companion. The training went both ways.
Ask Now the Beasts is a beautiful meditation on how we relate to animals: sometimes loving, sometimes misguided, often exploitive, often with genuine concern.
Many dog owners feel their dogs aren't just pets but beloved family members. For this reason, internationally renowned parenting experts Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen have teamed up with acclaimed animal behaviorist Therry Jay to create a unique approach to "parenting" this important member of the family.
In this groundbreaking book, Temple Grandin draws on her own experiences with autism as well as her distinguished career as an animal scientist to deliver an extraordinary message about how animals think, act, and feel.
In the third, revised edition of this groundbreaking text on holistic dog and cat care, Dr. Richard Pitcairn once again outlines his program for helping pets obtain complete wellness, from their puppyhood and kittenhood throughout old age.