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W. Bruce Cameron 319 pp., paperback, Fiction A dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This novel received widespread praise and fabulous reviews because of it's uplifting and tail-wagging human and poignancy.
Nuala Gardner Choosing a puppy in the Gardner household was a major event. Young Dale suffers from severe autism rendering even the slightest deviance from routine terrifying for him. His parents have struggled to reach him through the barrier of autism. The dog was their last hope...
Irene M. Pepperberg Includes a new interview with the author and a reading group guide. 230 pp., paperback, photos "You be good. I love you," were Alex's final words to his owner, research scinetist Irene Pepperberg, before his premature death at age thirty-one.
Temple Grandin Temple Grandin is well known for her work as a reformer in the farm industry, and for her life with autism. In this book, she again pulls us outside of our own assumptions about what makes an animal happy, and using science, perception, and experience, presents a species by species guide to animal welfare.
Garth Stein Told from the dog's point of view, this is a tale of family, love, loyalty and hope. "I savored [this book] for many reasons: a dog who speaks, the thrill of competitive racing, a heart-tugging story line, and—best of all—the fact that it is a meditation on humility and hope in the face of despair."—Wally Lamb
John Bradshaw (author of Dog Sense) 300 pp., hardcover with jacket, photos For those of us who have both cats and dogs in our lives, the differences are obvious, but still hard to explain. John Bradshaw, an anthrozoologist and bestselling author of DOG SENSE, dives into the science and history behind the domestic cat and provides amazing insight into our...
Helen Brown Helen Brown suffers a tragedy no one ever wants to go through, but the little black kitten she reluctantly adopts manages to bring joy into a household that had sunk into sadness. "An absolute must." —Cat World