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The Power of Positive Dog Training

12 ratings

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In this book, renowned dog trainer Pat Miller gives you the positive training tools you need to ensure that you and your dog share a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect. By following her step-by-step, six-week basic training program, you'll learn how to develop a relationship with your dog based on friendship and positive reinforcement, not fear and punishment. Plus, you'll get: Information on the importance of observing, understanding, and reacting appropriately to your dog's body language. Instructions on how to phase out the use of a clicker and treats to introduce more advanced training concepts. Suggestions for delicious treats your dog will respond to. Whether you've never trained a dog or are just switching over to positive training, with Pat's proven method you'll discover that training your four-legged friend is easy, fun, and effective.

©2008 Pat Miller (P)2015 Tantor

Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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Decoding Your Dog

5 ratings

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More than ninety percent of dog owners consider their pets to be members of their family. But often, despite our best intentions, we are letting our dogs down by not giving them the guidance and direction they need. Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. The key to training dogs effectively is first to understand why our dogs do what they do. And no one can address this more authoritatively than the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, whose work, the culmination of years of rigorous training, takes them deep into the minds of dogs in an effort to decode how they think, how they communicate, and how they learn. In Decoding Your Dog, these experts analyze problem behaviors, decipher the latest studies, and correct common misconceptions and outmoded theories. The audiobook includes: Effective, veterinary-approved positive training methods. Expert advice on socialization, house-training, diet, and exercise. Remedies for behavior problems such as OCD and aggression. With Decoding Your Dog, the experts' experts deliver a must-have dog behavior guide that ultimately challenges the way we think about our dogs.

©2014 American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (P)2014 Tantor

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Cesar's Way

14 ratings

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There are at least 68 million dogs in America, and their owners lavish billions of dollars on them every year. So why do so many pampered pets have problems? In this definitive and accessible guide, Cesar Millan, star of National Geographic Channel's hit show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, reveals what dogs truly need to live a happy and fulfilled life. From his appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show to his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America's most sought-after dog-behavior expert. But Cesar is not a trainer in the traditional sense; his expertise lies in his unique ability to comprehend dog psychology. Tracing his own amazing journey from a clay-walled farm in Mexico to the celebrity palaces of Los Angeles, Cesar recounts how he learned what makes dogs tick. In Cesar;s Way, he shares this wisdom, laying the groundwork for you to have stronger, more satisfying relationships with your canine companions. Cesar's formula for a contented and balanced dog seems impossibly simple: exercise, discipline, and affection, in that order. Taking readers through the basics of dog psychology and behavior, Cesar shares the inside details of some of his most fascinating cases, using them to illustrate how common behavior issues develop and, more important, how they can be corrected. Whether you're having issues with your dog or just want to make a good bond even stronger, this audiobook will give you a deeper appreciation of how your dog sees the world, and it will help make your relationship with your beloved pet a richer and more rewarding one.

©2006 Cesar Millan (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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How Dogs Think

1 rating

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Best-selling author, psychologist, and world-renowned expert on dog behavior and training Dr. Stanley Coren presents the most informative, in-depth, fascinating book yet on dogs. Acclaimed for its solid scientific research and entertaining, eminently accessible style, How Dogs Think gives you the insight that you need to understand the silly, quirky, and apparently irrational behaviors that dogs demonstrate, as well as those stunning flashes of brilliance and creativity that they also can display. It lets you see through a dog's eyes, hear through his ears, and even sense the world through his nose, as Coren presents a fascinating discussion of the way dogs interpret their world and their human companions, and of how they solve problems, learn, and take in new information. How Dogs Think also answers questions about our canine companions that have puzzled many. Can dogs count? Do they have an appreciation of art or music? Can a dog learn how to do something just by watching another dog or even a person do it? Do dogs dream? What is the nature of dog personality? Which behaviors are prewired into your dog, and which can you actually change? And, can dogs actually sense future earthquakes or detect cancer?

©2004 SC Psychological Enterprises, Ltd. (P)2017 Tantor

Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
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Team Dog

23 ratings

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New York Times best selling author and former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland teaches you how to give your dog the exceptional training and loyalty of a combat dog. In Team Dog, Mike taps into fifteen years' worth of experience and shares, in accessible and direct language, the science behind the importance of gaining a dog's trust. He also offers invaluable steps for achieving any level of obedience. His unique approach incorporates entertaining examples and anecdotes from his work with dogs on and off the battlefield and tips from the Navy SEAL guidebook to teach dog owners how to choose the perfect dog for their household, establish themselves as the "team leader," master "command and control," employ "situational awareness," and solidify their dog's position as the family's ultimate best friend. Team Dogintroduces pet owners everywhere to the new and distinctive authority on how to train your dog … the Navy SEAL way.

©2015 Mike Ritland (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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A Member of the Family

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Many of us think of our dogs not as pets but as full-fledged members of our families. If you own a dog - or are thinking about getting one - A Member of the Family is the ultimate resource for integrating your canine companion into the life of your household. What should you do if you need to leave your dog alone at home while everyone is at work? Are you providing him with the exercise he needs? How can you make sure your children and dog get along well? How do events in the human family - such as birth, marriage, or divorce - affect the family dog? All of these questions and many more are answered by bestselling author Cesar Millan in his new book. Brimming with practical tips and techniques, A Member of the Family addresses the most common issues and questions that emerge over the course of a person's lifetime relationship with a dog, explaining what it takes to be a good dog owner. From choosing the right dog for your particular family's needs, to setting the rules of the house (yes, you and your family are in charge), to finding a quality veterinarian and monitoring your dog's health, Cesar offers essential advice for a harmonious home. No topic is left untouched. With success stories from Cesar's fans and clients throughout, A Member of the Family includes sections on travel and doggie day care, the needs of an aging dog, and dealing with the death of a pet and its long-lasting effects on a family. A chapter on dogs and children is written from the perspective of Cesar's sons, Andre and Calvin, and one on the role of the strong female pack leader is by Cesar's wife, Ilusion. In his frank, simple, and calm manner, Cesar acts as your personal guide as you build a fulfilling, satisfying relationship with your dog.

©2008 Cesar Milan (P)2008 Random House Audio

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From Fearful to Fear Free

3 ratings

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Almost every dog owner has a pet who suffers from fear, anxiety, and stress (FAS). They are the underlying cause of many concerning behaviors such as excessive barking, aggression, destructive behaviors, and house-soiling. They are also the source for deterioration of the human-animal bond, and can make a trip to the veterinarian, pet groomer, or boarding facility miserable for pet and owner alike. Left untreated, these negative experiences can lead to devastating consequences and permanent damage. Unfortunately, many well-meaning owners misinterpret or overlook the often subtle signs of emotional injury and turmoil, or think that the pet will simply "outgrow" it. This leads to unnecessary trauma and suffering.   Common FAS triggers include: Trips to the veterinarian (even for routine services such as vaccinations and nail trims) Bath time, brushing, or cleaning ears Loud noises; thunderstorms; fireworks; the vacuum cleaner; construction; gunshots; or even buzzers on appliances Less-familiar people or animals encountered on walks or near the home Being left alone during work hours or even for short errands Travel, including car rides Finally, there's help. From Fearful to Fear Free is based on the groundbreaking Fear Free program embraced by tens of thousands of veterinary healthcare professionals and hundreds of thousands of pet owners. This is the first and most authoritative book on the subject of reducing FAS and increasing "happy and calm" in dogs. Since pets communicate nonverbally, this book will help you recognize if your pet is suffering from FAS. By knowing your dog's body language, vocalizations, and changes in normal habits, you can make an accurate diagnosis and take action to prevent triggers or treat the fallout if they do happen.   You'll learn: The most effective prescription sedatives for keeping dogs calm and happy during thunderstorms, fireworks, and other stressful events. The positive steps you can take to keep your pet occupied, calm, and content while you're away at work or play. Simple, practical tactics for helping your dog learn to love going to the veterinarian's office-literally pulling you into the practice instead of avoiding it! How to easily groom your dog and give him medication. Tips to tame the chaos when guests arrive in your home or when your dog encounters other dogs and people on walks. Ways to tackle some of the common behavior issues that often have a root cause of FAS, while also improving your communication and bond with your pet.  The three veterinary co-authors and one highly respected pet trainer have a combined 88 years of experience in the trenches of veterinary medicine, with specialties in behavior and training. By using their cutting-edge techniques, you'll have pets that are happier, healthier and live a longer, fuller life. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Fear Free, LLC (P)2018 Tantor

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Mozart's Starling

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On May 27, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version of the theme from his Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major. Sensing a kindred spirit in the plucky young bird, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet. For three years the starling lived with Mozart, influencing his work and serving as his companion, distraction, consolation, and muse. Two centuries later starlings are reviled by even the most compassionate conservationists. A nonnative, invasive species, they invade sensitive habitats, outcompete local birds for nest sites and food, and decimate crops. A seasoned birder and naturalist, Lyanda Lynn Haupt is well versed in the difficult and often strained relationships these birds have with other species and the environment. But after rescuing a baby starling of her own, Haupt found herself enchanted by the same intelligence and playful spirit that had so charmed her favorite composer. In Mozart's Starling, Haupt explores the unlikely and remarkable bond between one of history's most cherished composers and one of earth's most common birds. The intertwined stories of Mozart's beloved pet and Haupt's own starling provide an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, the secret world of starlings, and the nature of creative inspiration. A blend of natural history, biography, and memoir, Mozart's Starling is a tour de force that awakens a surprising new awareness of our place in the world.

©2017 Lyanda Lynn Haupt (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
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Our Dogs, Ourselves

10 ratings

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From the number one New York Times best-selling author of Inside of a Dog, an eye-opening, informative, “entertaining, and enlightening” (BookPage) celebration of the human-canine relationship for the curious dog owner and science-lover alike. We keep dogs and are kept by them. We love dogs and (we assume) we are loved by them. We buy them sweaters, toys, shoes; we are concerned with their social lives, their food, and their health. The story of humans and dogs is thousands of years old but is far from understood. In Our Dogs, Ourselves, Alexandra Horowitz explores all aspects of this unique and complex relationship that “dog lovers will savor and absorb” (Shelf Awareness). As Horowitz considers the current culture of dogdom, she reveals the odd, surprising, and contradictory ways we live with dogs. We celebrate their individuality but breed them for sameness. Despite our deep emotional relationships with dogs, legally they are property to be bought, sold, abandoned, or euthanized as we wish. Even the way we speak to our dogs is at once perplexing and delightful.  In 13 thoughtful and charming chapters, Our Dogs, Ourselves affirms our profound affection for this most charismatic of animals — and makes us “see canine companions in new ways” (Science News).

©2019 Alexandra Horowitz (P)2019 Simon & Schuster Audio

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Horses Never Lie, 2nd Edition

20 ratings

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A revolutionary approach to the techniques of working with horses, by a renowned instructor. In Horses Never Lie, renowned horse trainer Mark Rashid challenges the conventional wisdom of "alpha leadership" and teaches the listener to become a "passive leader" - a counterpart to the kind of horse other members of a herd choose to associate with and to follow. Applying Rashid’s principles and techniques helps cultivate horse personalities that are responsive and dependable regardless of the rider. Reliving Rashid’s experiences with him, you will come to feel the same sort of compassion and appreciation for your horses that you do for the people in your life. This new edition features added introductory notes for each chapter that contribute to a more complete understanding of Rashid’s methods and philosophy.

©1993, 2010 Mark Rashid (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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Thriving Dog Trainers: An Indispensable Tool to Help You Start or Repair Your Dog Training Business

6 ratings

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For years I struggled. My dog training business wasn’t making as much money as I had hoped. After a year-and-a-half of struggle, a mentor taught me The Formula that you’ll learn in this book. It’s the playbook for aspiring dog trainers who want to avoid the common pitfalls before entering the industry and for current dog trainers who are struggling to make ends meet.   As you’ll see, it’s simple in nature but requires you to be diligent about following the process for the long-term if you want to see long-term lasting results in your income. The Formula teaches five principles.   Learn dog training skills  Pick the right business model  Find clients Blow their minds   Get referrals   BONUS: When you purchase this book you’ll get access to these documents and resources: Veterinarian referral system PDF book  Veterinarian referral system audiobook   Client evaluation form   Client price quote sheet  Sample client contract Access to our private Facebook community   If you want a step-by-step process to follow when starting or repairing your dog training business, join the thousands of thriving dog trainers who have had implemented The Formula around the world. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Ted Efthymiadis (P)2018 Ted Efthymiadis

Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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Whole Heart, Whole Horse

23 ratings

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Many horse trainers, even those who espouse the so-called natural horsemanship approach, take the position that horses who fail to obey a human's request are doing so as much out of perversity as ignorance. That's not Mark Rashid's view. In his words, "If we understand that horses can't separate the way they feel from the way they act, then we can start to see that unwanted behavior isn't bad behavior at all. More times than not, it's just the horse expressing the way he feels at that particular moment in time.... How we perceive that information dictates how we respond to it. Whole Heart, Whole Horse focuses on this idea, covering such subjects as gathering information from the horse, turning rider/trainer mistakes into positive experiences, developing realistic boundaries between you and your horse, understanding how and why horses release energy from real or perceived traumas, and reaching a comfortable balance point between horse and rider. Rashid analyzes developing softness, consistency, dependability, trust, and peace of mind in both horses and humans, as well as how to become a leader whom your horse will willingly want to follow and work with. Full of examples that extend beyond the training pen, Whole Heart, Whole Horse offers good sense and information that will make you a more astute, capable, and sensitive horseman and person.

©2009 Mark Rashid (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out

1 rating

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Some dogs need a little help. Some dogs are afraid, or excited, or reactive. Dogs that "don't listen" and "go crazy" don't live the lives we - or they - want. Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out can change that. Simple steps and an accessible, conversational tone from award-winning, internationally-known trainer Laura VanArendonk Baugh CPDT-KA KPACTP make calming the agitated dog not only possible, but pleasant.   In this book you'll learn how to achieve change in short, simple training sessions of a minute or less; maximize the effects of natural brain chemistry; know when to call in medical help; "clean up" unreliable behaviors in both overexcited sport dogs and pets at home; and recognize how fear, aggression, and excitement are variants of the same root problem.   The conversational tone is both informative and fun-very accessible, and it feels like the listener has a consulting trainer standing at her shoulder! Bring your dog from emotional to thoughtful, and enjoy a calmer, more enriched life with your best friend.

©2013 Laura VanArendonk Baugh (P)2019 Tantor

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How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend

7 ratings

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The Monks of New Skete are known for their unique approach to raising and training dogs. Their philosophy is that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. In How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend, the monks build upon the basic puppy training covered in their book The Art of Raising a Puppy to tell you everything you need to know to care for your dog. From how to select a dog to fit your lifestyle, how to read a pedigree, how and when to train, how to properly use praise and discipline, and how to feed and care for dogs, the monks offer clear guidelines to improving communication with your canine. Filled with the wisdom, compassion, and caring that the brothers are known for, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend helps you better understand your dog, which can lead to a deepened bond with your pet.

©1978 The Monks of New Skete. Used by permission of Little, Brown & Company (P)1999 HighBridge Company

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E-Collar Training for Pet Dogs

7 ratings

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If you’ve struggled with training your dog off leash, you need to know some dogs are a real pain to train with traditional tools and methodologies. E-Collar Training for Pet Dogs is an audiobook that will guide you as you train your dog with the aid of an electric collar. Your dog can be trained to come to you every time, and it can be done humanely.    Bonus online access to our e-collar training video series E-collar 101!    Here are some of the topics this audiobook dives into:   Choosing the best e-collar for your dog  Properly fitting your e-collar  E-collar foundation training  Using food and treats in combination with the e-collar  A 100 percent recall   Perimeter training your property with your e-collar  Ensuring you are always using the right level  Working with distractions  Using tone and vibrate for recall  Using food/treats/praise with your e-collar  Weaning off the e-collar   While many e-collars have 100 levels of stimulation available to them, this audiobook focuses on the only three levels that matter: not enough, just right, and too high.    You'll also find the frequently-asked-questions section to be a game changer for your dog.    Will my dog get collar smart? How long will my dog need to wear the e-collar? How do I transition off the e-collar?  How do I use an e-collar if my dog has already worn a bark collar or perimeter fence collar before?  Stealing food from the counter?  Dogs eating poop?  Jumping up on people? Pulling on the leash?  Working with two dogs at the same time?  Predatory chasing?  How far should my dog range away from me?   Caution: This audiobook does not cover training basic obedience commands with your dog. This audiobook focuses on training your dog to come when called and to stop many of their bad behaviors. Also, note this audiobook is not an audiobook with only positive methods.    Learn from my 10,000-plus hours of experience training dogs with an e-collar. Go ahead and purchase the audiobook today!

©2018 Ted Efthymiadis (P)2018 Ted Efthymiadis

Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
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For the Love of a Dog

9 ratings

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The critically acclaimed author of The Other End of the Leash offers fascinating insights into the canine mind - critical tools for a healthy relationship with a well-trained dog. In this remarkable book, renowned canine expert Patricia McConnell answers the questions of dog lovers everywhere. Do dogs have emotions like we do? More to the point, does my dog love me? Such questions have fueled best sellers like Elizabeth Marshall Thomas' The Hidden Life of Dogs and Jeffery Moussaieff Masson's Dogs Never Lie About Love.  Sharing riveting dog stories from her experiences, Dr. McConnell also offers accessible science that clues listeners in to what's going on behind those puppy dog eyes. We learn the fascinating similarities and surprising dissimilarities in dogs' and humans' brains, and how current scientific studies have led McConnell to conclude without a doubt that dogs share a profound emotional life with us. The information found in this book will help listeners have better-trained dogs, at the same time deepening their dog-human connections. For the Love of a Dog is a must-have for dog lovers everywhere. "Highly recommended." (Library Journal, starred review)

©2006 Patricia B McConnell (P)2006 Tantor Media

Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
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Horsemanship Through Life

14 ratings

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More than just techniques for horseriding these are principles for a more fulfilling life. Here is a compelling meditation from renowned horseman Mark Rashid on all the ways that the principles we apply in our dealings with fellow humans can apply to our relationships with our horses, and vice versa. Horsemanship Through Life is about awareness, learning, teaching, honesty, integrity, and much more. It is about more than tips or technique; it is about principles to live by. It is about taking ownership of and responsibility for our lives and relationships with horses and humans. It doesn t take long to listen to, but will be with you for life. Experience the profound lessons of this nourishing book.

©2012 Mark Rashid (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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No Ordinary Dog

55 ratings

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No Ordinary Dog is the powerful true story of a SEAL Team Operator and military dog handler, and the dog that saved his life. This program is read by the author. Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden’s compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog. This is Cairo's story, and that of his handler, Will Chesney, a SEAL Team Operator whose life would be irrevocably tied to Cairo's. Starting in 2008, when Will was introduced to the DEVGRU canine program, he and Cairo worked side by side, depending on each other for survival on hundreds of critical operations in the war on terrorism. But their bond transcended their service. Then, in 2011, the call came: Pick up your dog and get back to Virginia. Now. What followed were several weeks of training for a secret mission. It soon became clear that this was no ordinary operation. Cairo was among the first members of the US military on the ground in Pakistan as part of Operation Neptune Spear, which resulted in the successful elimination of bin Laden. As Cairo settled into a role as a reliable "spare dog", Will went back to his job as a DEVGRU operator, until a grenade blast in 2013 left him with a brain injury and PTSD. Unable to participate in further missions, he suffered from crippling migraines, chronic pain, memory issues, and depression. Modern medicine provided only modest relief. Instead, it was up to Cairo to save Will's life once more - and then up to Will to be there when Cairo needed him the most. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

©2019 Will Chesney (P)2019 Macmillan Audio

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Inside the Echo

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For fans of Nevada Barr, John Connolly, and dogs of all shapes and sizes, a K-9 series with a touch of the supernatural, spine-tingling suspense, and characters who'll stay with you long after the story is done.   K-9 search and rescue handler Jamie Flint and her team - both human and canine - are called in when a group vanishes during a dogsledding expedition for battered women in the Mahoosuc Mountains of Maine. When it's learned a rogue gunman was involved in the disappearance, authorities look to the abusive partners of the women now lost for answers.  Meanwhile, a voice from Jamie's past begins to haunt her, echoing the words of the shooter now in pursuit of a target Jamie alone can save. With her K-9 partners Phantom and Casper at her side, Jamie must confront the demons of her own past as her team fights the elements and the clock in order to find the missing women and bring them home.

©2018 Jen Blood (P)2018 Tantor

Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
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From Poor to Paw

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Skint single mum to six-figure sum... In 2015, I was on a downward spiral into depression, hardship, and exhaustion. I had moved 100 miles with my two young babies and my elderly dog to try and start over. Times were grim, and supporting my young family was proving difficult. Fast forward to present day, and I now run a superbly special dog-walking business.  Whether you are just starting out or you are a seasoned dog walker a few miles along the road, fed up with the constant treadmill of walk, after walk, after walk, this book will give you the confidence and know-how to rise to the top of the dog-walking sector. It’s full of advice that'll knock your waterproof socks off! You will learn: How to stand out from the dog walking competition in your area How to attract the best clients into your business How to earn more money whilst walking less How to build a brand that is centered around you, your skills, and values If I can do it, you can do it, too, and this book takes your hand and leads the way along that path. The terrain can be rocky at times, but happiness, success, and financial reward are all there for the taking. All you need to start is to take your first step.

©2020 Sarah Marles (P)2020 Sarah Marles

Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
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The Art of Raising a Puppy

51 ratings

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Here is everything you need to know about the crucial first months of your puppy's life. From the decision to adopt a pup through the practicalities of every phase of caring for your puppy, the Monks of New Skete offer clear, sympathetic, and intelligent guidelines. This complete guide is a source of wisdom and inspiration for anyone genuinely committed to building a loving and lasting relationship with their dog. You'll learn: how to choose a puppy how to handle your puppy's first night at home successful house-training the value of a consistent schedule general care of your puppy leash training and preliminary obedience work visual and vocal communication with your pup basic obedience training ways to cope with common puppy problems More important, you'll discover a unique approach to puppy training based on a deep respect and understanding of canine behavior. The Monks of New Skete have been breeding, raising, and training German shepherds for more than 25 years, and their extraordinary grasp of every facet of puppy behavior has gained them worldwide attention. New Skete Monastery is located in Cambridge, New York.

©1991 The Monks of New Skete (P)2006 HighBridge Company; 1998 ©

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Cesar Millan's Lessons from the Pack

11 ratings

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In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years. From his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America's most sought-after dog behavior expert. Now, he reveals the amazing ways that our pets can teach us. In this affecting book, he shares eight heartwarming stories about the dogs that have inspired him the most - and the lessons he's learned from them about healing and more. Each chapter, drawing on celebrity and non-celebrity clients alike, spotlights the essential traits that allow these animals to make the best of their situations - from authenticity to acceptance - and reveals how we can embrace these values to enrich our own lives. Sharing never-before-told insights, Cesar imparts a unique blueprint for seeking happiness and fulfillment through canine companionship.

©2017 Cesar's Way, Inc. (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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Lucky Dog Lessons

1 rating

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The celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog - from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue - into a model companion in just seven days. Each week on Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan rescues an untrained, unwanted, "unadoptable" shelter dog. In the days that follow, the dog undergoes a miraculous transformation as it learns to trust McMillan, master his 7 Common Commands, and overcome its behavior problems - ultimately becoming a well-mannered pet or even a service dog. With his labor of love complete, McMillan unites each dog with a forever family. Now, in his first book, McMillan shares the knowledge he has gained working with thousands of dogs of every breed and personality to help listeners turn their own pets into well-trained Lucky Dog graduates. Lucky Dog Lessons begins with the basics - building trust, establishing focus and control, and mastering training techniques. From there McMillan explains his playful, careful, and kind approach to training the 7 Common Commands he teaches every dog: sit, stay, down, come, off, heel, and no. Next McMillan provides solutions to common canine behavior problems, including house training issues, door dashing, chewing, barking, and mealtime misbehaviors. Lucky Dog Lessons includes easy-to-follow steps, illustrative examples, and tried-and-true tips and tricks to demonstrate each technique. Throughout the book McMillan shares inspiring stories about his favorite students and gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the show and some of his most unique and challenging canine encounters, including some never-before-heard outtakes. Brandon McMillan believes that no dog is beyond saving, and the loving, positive, successful methods he offers will work wonders with even the most challenging dog. Create the happy pet family you want with Lucky Dog Lessons.

©2016 Animal Expert LLC (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
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Crate Training Your Puppy

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Learn how to successfully crate train your puppy with ease!  If you want to know the best way to crate train your puppy then this book is for you. Here’s the deal: Most dog owners make fatal mistakes when it comes to crate training their puppy. They punish their puppy when accidents happen (bad idea)! They have no clue how to properly use their crate to ensure success. They don’t know that nutrition plays a big role in potty-training success. Fortunately, this book will give you the ultimate approach to crate-training your puppy in the most efficient manner possible. Here are a few of the things you’ll discover in this book: The importance of why you should crate train your puppy Know what kind of crate is best to get for your puppy How to handle separation anxiety The best way to deal with accidents How to optimally crate train your puppy for traveling How to handle when your puppy whines in the crate And much more Imagine how good it feels knowing that you’ll be able to fully crate train your puppy in the most efficient manner possible. By following the guidelines in this book, you can maximize the results you get with crate-training your puppy. Download today to start your puppy down the path to crate-training success!

©2018 Kenneth Harrison (P)2018 Kenneth Harrison

Narrator: Brian R. Scott
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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How to Raise the Perfect Dog

30 ratings

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For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives - as well as those who have already brought a dog home - Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!" It all starts with the proper foundation in the early years. Here, Cesar tells you everything you need to know to create the best environment for a well-balanced dog in order to avoid behavior issues in the future, and shows you how to correct the most common behavior issues for young dogs. Based on Cesar's own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, How to Raise the Perfect Dog is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together. Packed with new information aimed specifically at the particular needs of puppies and adolescents, and written in Cesar's friendly, accessible style, How to Raise the Perfect Dog answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you towards a loving, satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend.

©2009 Cesar Millan (P)2009 Random House

Narrator: John H. Mayer
Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
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Puppy Training Guide

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Are you thinking about getting a puppy or simply want to learn how to train your perfect dog in a happy, positive way? Then keep listening.... You see, acquiring a new and adorable puppy brings more positive vibes and fun into your life and home. However, things can go sour really quickly when the puppy starts to disobey and rebel against you. All the fun and nervousness towards your puppy being a well-behaved pet evaporates into thin air and leaves you wondering if you actually made the right decision in getting the puppy. Are you worried and confused about the puppy you just got and are not sure what to do? Then keep listening. Training your puppy isn’t hard at all when it’s done effectively and efficiently. With the new and carefully prepared Puppy Training Guide, you finally have a manual that will assist you in training your puppy to become that well-behaved and obedient pet you’ve always wanted. This guide uses a fresh approach which puts a strong emphasis on the relationship between the man and his puppy. It contains the distilled information of decades of dog training experience in one master guide with clear, sympathetic, intelligent guidelines for successful dog training. Here is a glance at what you will learn in this audiobook: How to establish boundaries with your puppy The basic commands every dog should know Powerful techniques to potty-train your puppy Training your puppy to listen Training your puppy to be less aggressive The CMT concept to effectively training your dog And many more You don’t necessarily have to be a professional before you can train your puppy to be well-behaved. Whatever you need in training your puppy effectively, this audiobook definitely has it. Want to find out more about this ultimate solution and puppy training guide principle? Then get your own copy of this guide audiobook now and train your puppy in the comfort of your home with minimum effort. Scroll up and click on "buy now".

©2020 Dog Academy (P)2020 Dog Academy

Narrator: Rick Stevens
Author: Dog Academy
Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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Service Dog: Training Your Own Service Dog and Psychiatric Service Dog Bundle!

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Are you suffering from PTSD? Do you find it hard to go outside your home and do the things you have missed and loved doing in the past? Have you been dealing with anxiety and panic attacks which leave you confined to your home? These are just a few of many possible reasons that might prevent you from being able to leave your home and live the life you wish to have. And which is why you may consider all the benefits of having a Psychiatric Service Dog to be your companion and helper. Training your dog yourself will save money and also guarantee a bond that will never waiver.  This book is designed to tell you how you can accomplish your dreams by owning a Psychiatric Service Dog and how you can train it yourself without having to pay someone an exorbitant amount of money to train the dog for you. Dogs can be great companions, and once they are trained to help you with your disabilities, you can experience more joy and fun in your life without having to worry about your medical conditions preventing you from doing the things you love to do.  This book provides critical information, including: How to select the breed and type of dog best suited for your needs How to train a dog for specific tasks Housing laws that govern where you and your service dog may live The basics of insurance and wellness care for your dog. Which harness or collar is right for your training methods What is expected from a service animal when in public access areas The differences between training an adult dog or a puppy The difference in obtaining a shelter dog versus a pedigree And a lot more So, if you are ready to get started training your own Psychiatric Service Dog and totally transform your life, then buy this book today!

©2018 Max Matthews (P)2018 Max Matthews

Narrator: Kimberly Hughey
Author: Max Matthews
Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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The Education of Will

7 ratings

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In this powerful, soul-searching memoir, beautifully written in the vein of A Pack of Two and Wild, animal behaviorist Dr. Patricia McConnell recounts for the first time the compelling story of her dark past, memories of which are triggered by a troubled dog named Will. World-renowned as a source of science and soul, Patricia McConnell combines brilliant insights into canine behavior - gained from her work with aggressive and fearful dogs - with heartwarming stories of her own dogs and their life on the farm. Now, she reveals that it wasn't just the dogs who had serious problems. For decades Dr. McConnell secretly grappled with her own guilt and fear, which were rooted in the harrowing traumas of her youth. Patricia is forced to face her past by her love for a young border collie named Will, whose frequent, unpredictable outbreaks of fear and fury shake Patricia to her core. In order to save Will from this dangerous behavior, she must find her own will to heal and along the way learn that willpower by itself is not enough. Interweaving enlightening stories of her clients' dogs with tales of her deepening bond with Will, Patricia recounts her fight to reclaim her life. Hopeful and inspiring, the redemptive message of her journey is that while trauma changes our brains and the past casts a long shadow, healing, for both people and dogs, is possible through hard work, compassion, and mutual devotion.

©2017 Patricia McConnell (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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German Shepherds Owners Guide: From Pup to Pal

1 rating

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Since the 1970s, German Shepherd dogs have swept across the United States, quickly becoming one of the country's most popular breeds of dog. As you learn more about the breed, especially if you're planning on getting one, or already own one, you'll understand why their popularity has skyrocketed.

©2018 Andrew James (P)2018 Andrew James

Narrator: John Sipple
Author: Andrew James
Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Beautiful Jim Key

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The horse Jim was known as Beautiful Jim Key from the moment he stepped into the American spotlight in 1897 at age eight until his death in 1912. This horse was beloved for his remarkable intelligence, cultivated by human kindness and patience. Proclaimed a genius, a leader of his species, the smartest horse who ever lived, with an IQ the equivalent of a 12-year-old human, Jim Key appeared to read, write, spell, do mathematics, tell time, sort mail, use a cash register and a telephone, cite bible passages by chapter and verse, and engage in political debate. Jim Key and his owner travelled the country performing these tricks, and whether true or not, the public believed it was so. No less extraordinary was the man who trained Jim, Dr. William Key of Shelbyville, Tennessee, a former slave who in his life had seen horrific cruelty toward humans and animals. Bill Key was a self-schooled veterinarian and Black entrepreneur who refused to use force in any guise while breaking and training horses. It was thanks to this rare and intimate relationship between horse and man, championed by a second man named Albert R. Rogers - inventor, philanthropist, and founding member of the American Humane Society - that the animal rights movement was legitimized and born into the 20th century.

©2005 Mim Eichler Rivas (P)2021 Blackstone Publishing

Narrator: Mim E. Rivas
Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training

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Discover how to raise a happy, healthy, and positive puppy without all the headaches and learn how to raise the dog of your dreams with this comprehensive audio guide to puppy training! Have you always wanted to own a puppy, but end up putting it off because you're unsure how to train them? Are you completely exasperated by your puppy's inability to obey the simplest of commands? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then keep listening... In this guide, Lilly Dea hands you the complete blueprint to training your puppy effectively and is filled with cutting-edge dog training techniques used by celebrity dog trainers that work like gangbusters Here's a snippet of what you're going to discover in Puppy Training: Everything you need to know about puppy training for your cute canine furball Surefire ways to accelerate potty training programs for your puppy Why punishing your puppy for bad behavior rarely works and can end up harming your puppy How to deeply connect with your puppy in an intimate way Step-by-step instructions to help you choose a robust, healthy pup How to select the right dog breed that is suitable for your personality type Preparing your puppy for the first day in your home The ultimate guide to training your puppy with a leash and getting it to obey your every command Hidden mistakes that dog owners usually make that negatively affects their puppy's behavior And much more! Whether it's your first time owning a puppy, or you're looking for more effective and efficient ways to become a better dog parent, this guide has everything you need to housebreak your little bundle of canine cuteness, no matter how stubborn it is. Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to get started today!

©2019 Cherry Gray (P)2020 Cherry Gray

Narrator: Betty Johnston
Author: Cherry Gray
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Horseback Riding: The Complete Beginner's Guide

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In the horse riding world, your success is determined by how well you can control, understand, and harmonize with a 1,000+ pound animal that has superior strength, is faster, and has a better-developed nervous system than you. The way you overcome these strengths in a horse is to understand what the horse’s limitations are. I can only assume that you are serious about horseback riding and want to start out the right way. You’ll hear me throughout this book talk about safety, safety, safety! You can never be too safe while being around these huge animals! We’ll discuss the safety issue in depth at different points in the book. I know you must have lots of questions - that’s why have I prepared this book: to help anyone of any age to learn all the basics of horseback riding prior to getting on a horse for the first time. There are many things you need to understand before mounting and riding. This book will take you item by item through all of these critical concepts to help you understand how a horse thinks, how he’s made, his physical characteristics, etc.  You will also have to prepare yourself both physically and mentally. Riding horses is like no other sport - how well you do in that sport is pretty much determined by what you can do physically. How much speed, strength, finesse, and coordination you can develop determines how well you’ll do. But when riding, you now have a partner - the horse - who has a mind of his own. Success depends on you working together as a team. Understanding the horse’s body, what makes him tick, and how the his brain works is the key to controlling him. If you don’t figure this out and understand how the horse thinks, then you’ll constantly be fighting him and your experience will go sour.  Let's get started!

©2006 Charles Hicks (P)2021 Charles Hicks

Narrator: Larry Peterson
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Forest Bathing with Your Dog

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This quadruple award-winning book combines the deep connection we have with our dogs and our connection to nature by weaving together the practice of forest bathing with our practice of walking our dogs with practical tips and stories and bringing more joy and depth to both. Is forest bathing for me and my dog? Yes! You don’t need a swimsuit - no special attire required. Forest bathing is accessible to all levels of fitness and mobility. It is a new (and very old) type of restorative stroll in the woods with your dog. Why do forest bathing with my dog? If you feel like you are bouncing from one thing to the next, never relaxing, forest bathing will reduce your stress, reset your nervous systems, have lasting positive effects on your immune system, and increase the well-being of both you and your dog. This is another way of being outdoors that your dog will love, and I think you will, too. What is it like to forest-bathe with my dog? It’s a natural fit. You don’t have to go far. More of a meander or sitting that pairs easily with the natural rhythm of your regular routine. The aim of forest-bathing is to slow down, become immersed in the natural environment, and use your senses to tune in to the smells, textures, tastes, and sights of the forest. It’s a love story. While this book is a guide about forest bathing with your dog, it’s also a bit of a love story about your relationships with your dog, the forests you walk in, and the land you live on.

©2019 Nadine Mazzola (P)2020 Nadine Mazzola

Narrator: Leigha Horton
Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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School of Horsemanship

2 ratings

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First published in 1733 as Ecole de Cavalerie by François Robichon de la Guérinière, this book is considered as the beginning of modern equitation. The book is most famous for its introduction of the shoulder-in. The theories in this book provide the basis for all modern equitation, and it is probably the most important work on the subject ever written. It was translated from the French to English by Tracy Boucher. The School of Horsemanship is divided into three parts, but this audiobook only includes Part Two, which is the part about training and riding. Part One describes the physical parts of the horse, tack, and how to feed a horse and Part Three explains how to treat illnesses in the horse. From the Forward by Paul Belasik: "Alois Podhajsky, the late Director of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, said about the writings of François Robichon de la Guérinière in his own classical book, The Complete Training of Horse and Rider: 'there is no need to discuss Guérinière's teachings in detail in this work, not because they are not sufficiently interesting, but because they are applied unaltered at the Spanish Riding School and may be seen there in daily use."

©1994 J. A. Allen (P)2014 Gold Leaf Farm and Co., LLC.

Narrator: Sara Morsey
Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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At Home on a Horse in the Woods

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Are you frustrated because your dream hasn't come true? When you took actions that didn't work out did you get stuck? Are you tempted to abandon your dream forever? Don't! Another choice can lead you to ultimate happiness.  Author Janet Wolanin Alexander has been there and knows how you feel. In her memoir At Home on a Horse in the Woods, she shares how alternating bouts of pursuit and denial became incredibly paralyzing. Finally, on the verge of abandoning her dream forever, a powerful moment of truth broke her pattern and set her free. Although your dream may be different than hers, her memoir will show you: Why the desires of our heart are meant to be followed and not forgotten. How to turn frustration and stagnation into transformation. And that every dreamer needs support in order to succeed. Get unstuck and back on your journey. Now it the time to start living your ultimate dream!

©2019 Janet Wolanin Alexander (P)2021 Janet Wolanin Alexander

Narrator: Julie Jay
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Horseback Riding for Dummies

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You've always dreamed of riding horses. So what are you waiting for? It's time you realized your equestrian dreams and learned to ride like a pro on the back of a noble steed.   Don't know a horse's head from its tail, a trot from a canter, withers from a fetlock? No problem. Coauthored by a medal-winning equestrian and nationally respected equestrian trainer, Horseback Riding for Dummies tells you what you need to know about that elegant animal, body and soul, to become an accomplished rider. You'll learn the technical basics of riding for fun or competition, including how to:   Find a good stable and instructor   Select riding gear   Warm up and keep riding muscles fit   Establish a rapport with a horse   Cue a horse to walk, jog, trot, lope, and cantor

©2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Ann Richardson
Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Animal Wisdom

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How is it that pets are able to travel thousands of miles through unknown territory to reunite with their beloved humans? How can dogs detect cancer with up to a 98 percent accuracy rate and foresee epileptic or diabetic seizures in their owners? How do animals seem to know an earthquake is coming long before the world's best seismologists? In Animal Wisdom, veterinarian and animal advocate Linda Bender offers a wealth of amazing stories and research-based evidence indicating animals have deeply perceptive - even extrasensory - abilities. She shows us that animals are extremely perceptive, intuitive, and psychic and provides step-by-step practices for honing your natural ability to communicate with them, so you too can learn to understand their urgent messages about peace, happiness, and the future of the planet. Animal Wisdom is for animal lovers and anyone who seeks a deeper, more spiritual connection to these beautiful creatures. From the table of contents: Foreword by Linda Tucker Part I: The Fabric of Creation Chapter 1: The Ecology of Paradise Chapter 2: How Can We Know What Animals Are Thinking and Feeling? Part II: What Animals Want Us to Know Chapter 3: You Are Loved Chapter 4: You Are Already Living in Paradise Chapter 5: You Don't Have to Figure Everything Out Chapter 6: Dying Isn't Bad Part III: The Connection of All Creatures Chapter 7: How to Connect Telepathically with Animals: A Practical Guide Chapter 8: The Animals Speak for Themselves Chapter 9: Heeding the Cries of the Nonhuman World Afterword by Andrew Harvey

©2017 Linda Bender (P)2017 North Atlantic Books

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The Dream Horse Mysteries Boxed Set

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Awarded the 2020 "IPPY" Silver Medal for Series by Independent Publisher! Jump in the saddle for a fun but bumpy ride! Few will hire competitive rider, Viola Parker, since the famous jumper, Wastrel, crashed to his death with her aboard. Not only that, her attitude just landed her out of work...again. She can barely afford her whipped-cream-in-a-can addiction. Now, before she's 30, she must keep a job for one year and receive a glowing letter of recommendation to get a surprise trust fund set up by her absentee parents. A trust fund that could represent freedom and independence - or might be worth nothing. Vi accepts a farm manager position and moves from Long Island to Missouri thinking that if she only follows her three new rules then keeping a job for one year will be easy: No smarting off No drinking No sleeping with the boss The last of which proves to be a real challenge when she meets the man who hired her. He's working the surfer good looks, a super-hero jaw, and wearing a kilt. But when Wastrel begins haunting her dreams and dead bodies start piling up, the question isn’t whether she can earn a reference from her hunky boss, Malcolm, but whether she’ll live long enough to get it. This set includes the complete Dream Horse mysteries: Cold Backed, a Dream Horse Mystery, prequel On the Buckle, Dream Horse Mystery, book 1 Run Out, Dream Horse Mystery, book 2 Wrong Lead, Dream Horse Mystery, book 3

©2018 Candace Carrabus Rice (P)2020 Candace Carrabus Rice

Narrator: Melissa Moran
Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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The Faraway Horses

6 ratings

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"I've started horses since I was 12 years old and have been bit, kicked, bucked off and run over. I've tried every physical means to contain my horse in an effort to keep from getting myself killed. I started to realize that things would come much easier for me once I learned why a horse does what he does. This method works well for me because of the kinship that develops between horse and rider." —Buck Brannaman In The Faraway Horses, Buck Brannaman shares his renowned methods for horse training and provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Robert Redford's movie The Horse Whisperer, for which he was the technical adviser.

©2001 Buck Brannaman and William Reynolds (P)2011 Tantor

Narrator: John Pruden
Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Come on, Seabiscuit!

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During the Great Depression, Seabiscuit captured American hearts from the soup kitchens to the White House. In this classic story, Ralph Moody recounts the true story of a plucky horse that refused to quit, a down-on-his-luck jockey determined to help his horse win, and the trainer who brought out the best in both.

©2000 Ralph Moody (P)2002 Books in Motion

Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Author: Ralph Moody
Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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What I'd Teach Your Horse: Training & Re-Training the Basics

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If I had a dollar for every email I get asking "what to do" to make a riding horse out of the mare Uncle Emo just traded for the old RV - or how to retrain a horse that's grown rusty - or some version on either theme, I'd be the world's first gazillionaire. With the publication of this book, I'm hoping to grab that distinction. If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time yesterday, this book (Chapter 1) is where you'd start tomorrow. If you have an older horse and you've taught him everything you know and he still don't know nothin', this book is where you'd start, (Chapter 2). It's a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed, or background, regardless of what you've got ultimately planned for that horse. Afterward, when your horse knows this book back to front, go train for barrels, roping, eventing, jumping, or dressage. But today, basics are basics. Section I is the stuff your horse needs to know. Section II is the stuff (the theory) you need to know. Practice the first handful of chapters in order. Beyond that, you should feel free to mix and match depending on your needs or abilities. Some chapters are dependent upon others - but in those cases, I've spelled out necessary prerequisites.

©2016 Keith Hosman (P)2016 Keith Hosman

Narrator: Mike McKenzie
Author: Keith Hosman
Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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A Big Little Life

7 ratings

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In a profound, funny, and beautifully rendered portrait of a beloved companion, best-selling novelist Dean Koontz remembers the golden retriever who changed his life. A retired service dog, Trixie was three when Dean and his wife, Gerda, welcomed her into their home. She was superbly trained, but her greatest gifts couldn’t be taught: her keen intelligence, her innate joy, and an uncanny knack for living in the moment. Whether chasing a tennis ball or protecting those she loved, Trixie gave all she had to everything she did, inspiring Dean and Gerda to trust their instincts and recapture a sense of wonder that will remain with them always. Trixie lived fewer than 12 years; in this wide world, she was a little thing. But in every way that mattered, she lived a big life.

©2011 Dean Koontz (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Author: Dean Koontz
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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A Dog's Gift

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A decade ago former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named Riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded before his eyes. Soon after, Terry and Kyria started their service dog organization, Paws4people, with the goal of pairing dogs with human beings in need of healing, including traumatized and wounded war veterans and children living with physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities. In A Dog's Gift, award-winning journalist and author Bob Drury movingly captures the story of a year in the life of Paws4people and the broken bodies and souls the organization mends. The audiobook follows the journey of pups bred by the organization, from their loving if rigorous early training to an emotional event that Terry and Kyria have christened "the bump", where each individual service dog chooses its new owner through an almost mystical connection that ignites the healing process. Incorporating vivid storytelling, insights into canine wisdom, history, science, and moving tales of personal transformation, A Dog's Gift is a story of miracles bound to be embraced by not only the 60 million Americans who own dogs but by anyone with a full heart and a loving soul.

©2015 Bob Drury (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc

Narrator: Traber Burns
Author: Bob Drury
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Animals Make Us Human

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The best-selling animal advocate Temple Grandin offers the most exciting exploration of how animals feel since The Hidden Life of Dogs. In her groundbreaking and best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin drew on her own experience with autism as well as her distinguished career as an animal scientist to deliver extraordinary insights into how animals think, act, and feel. Now she builds on those insights to show us how to give our animals the best and happiest life - on their terms, not ours. It’s usually easy to pinpoint the cause of physical pain in animals, but to know what is causing them emotional distress is much harder. Drawing on the latest research and her own work, Grandin identifies the core emotional needs of animals. Then she explains how to fulfill them for dogs and cats, horses, farm animals, and zoo animals. Whether it’s how to make the healthiest environment for the dog you must leave alone most of the day, how to keep pigs from being bored, or how to know if the lion pacing in the zoo is miserable or just exercising, Grandin teaches us to challenge our assumptions about animal contentment and honor our bond with our fellow creatures. Animals Make Us Human is the culmination of almost 30 years of research, experimentation, and experience. This is essential listening for anyone who’s ever owned, cared for, or simply cared about an animal.

©2009 Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson (P)2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Wag

3 ratings

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A psychologist and respected dog trainer shares the secrets to a happy pooch. Did you know that seemingly noiseless electronics may be upsetting your dog? Or that letting her sniff the breeze is one of the best gifts you can give her?  Wag bridges the gap between human and canine by demystifying the inner lives of dogs to share evidence-based advice for making them happy. Acclaimed blogger Zazie Todd distills the latest canine science and shares recommendations from leading veterinarians, researchers, and trainers to cultivate a rewarding and respectful relationship with your dog - which offers many benefits for you, your family, and your four-legged friend.

©2020 Zazie Todd (P)2020 Greystone Books

Narrator: Marlie Collins
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Peacebunny Island

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The incredible true story of a boy who is changing the world through kindness...one bunny at a time. Meet Caleb Smith: a young man who, at age eight, decided to follow his dream to train endangered and rescued rabbits to become therapy animals. Today, 16-year-old Caleb is an entrepreneur who owns and operates a private 22-acre Mississippi River sanctuary called Peacebunny Island. The deal is simple: he saves the rabbits, and they help save us. Driven by an unbreakable desire to spread kindness and compassion, Caleb’s adventures include:  Founding a program of therapy rabbits who visit with veterans, senior citizens, families with special needs, and much more Embarking on a quest along the Mississippi River to develop the site that would become Peacebunny Island Overcoming challenges and obstacles along the way, while never giving up Becoming an advocate for animal rescue, comfort animal training, and endangered species preservation  Inspiring hope and possibility in the next generation of young people. Listeners who love animal stories like We Bought a Zoo, Watership Down, and Marley & Me will treasure Peacebunny Island - an unforgettable journey of determination and faith destined to touch hearts around the world.

©2021 Caleb Smith (P)2021 One Audiobooks

Author: Caleb Smith
Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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German Shorthaired Pointers for Absolute Beginners

Summary

Male German shorthaired pointers stand between 23 and 25 inches at the shoulder and weigh anywhere from 55 to 70 pounds; females run smaller. The coat is solid liver (a reddish brown) or liver and white in distinctive patterns. The dark eyes shine with enthusiasm and friendliness. Built to work long days in the field or at the lake, GSPs are known for power, speed, agility, and endurance. Noble and aristocratic are words often used to describe the overall look. GSPs make happy, trainable pets who bond firmly to their family. They are always up for physical activities like running, swimming, organized dog sports - in fact, anything that will burn some of their boundless energy while spending outdoors time with a human buddy. Get your copy today by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now" to get your copy today.

©2020 Mildred Joel (P)2020 Mildred Joel

Narrator: Fei Ren
Author: Mildred Joel
Length: 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Olive, Mabel & Me

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The story of Olive and Mabel, Labrador retrievers who rose to internet fame as the subjects of Andrew Cotter's BBC sports parodies. When sporting events were put on hold in March 2020, commentator Andrew Cotter shifted to working from home. The one-on-one competitors? His two Labrador retrievers, Olive and Mabel. In the hilarious videos that ensued, the dogs engage in various contests, from bone-snatching and breakfast-eating to crushing it on the dog walk, while Cotter narrates to hilarious effect. The scene of Mabel, simply standing still in a fetid pond was one of the most popular. Why? Because this is how dogs live, and Cotter captured it with humor and joy. It's why the series has been viewed more than 50 million times, entertaining dog owners, sports fans, and celebrities around the world. Olive and Mabel are more than online celebrities, however, as revealed in this charming narrative.  Filled with stories about how Cotter fell in love with his dogs, his passion for hiking with them through the glens and over the peaks of his native Scotland, and the ongoing relationship between Olive and Mabel (particularly the "competitive fire" lit during these days of quarantine), the memoir is by turns side-splittingly funny and thoughtfully tender. It's sure to resonate with all dog lovers.

©2020 Andrew Cotter (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Andrew Cotter
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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The Art of Training Your Dog

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A brand-new training regimen-off-leash in 30 days! - from the pack who brought you The Art of Raising a Puppy. The Monks of New Skete, longtime breeders of German shepherds and established dog trainers of all breeds, have developed a new training technique. A decade in the making, this program represents a leap into the future, using cutting-edge technology and a game-changing tool: the remote electronic collar.  The Art of Training Your Dog presents their compassionate and efficient system for the first time, with background and advice on choosing the right collar. Employing a method designed by trainer Marc Goldberg, listeners integrate the e-collar gradually, laying the foundation for good behavior with intentional and purposeful walks.  Using very low stimulation at just the right time focuses a dog's attention for effortless learning moments that tie into a dog's natural pack instincts and help strengthen the bond between dog and human. In no time, listeners will see their pups master commands like "sit", "stay", and "place"; stop troublesome behaviors; and run safely off-leash with consistent recall.

©2020 The Monks of New Skete and Marc Goldberg (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Daniel Henning
Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Fast into the Night

1 rating

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At age 47, a mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your average musher in the Iditarod, but that's where she found herself when, less than 200 miles from the finish line, her dogs decided they didn't want to run anymore. After all her preparation, after all the careful management of her team, and after their running so well for over a week, the huskies balked. But the sting of not completing the race after coming so far was nothing compared to the disappointment Moderow felt in having lost touch with her dogs. Fast into the Night is the gripping story of Moderow's journeys along the Iditarod trail with her team of spunky huskies: Taiga and Su, Piney and Creek, Nacho and Zeppy, Juliet and the headstrong leader, Kanga. The first failed attempt crushed Moderow's confidence, but after reconnecting with her dogs she returned and ventured again to Nome, pushing through injuries, hallucinations, epic storms, flipped sleds, and clashing personalities, both human and canine. And she prevailed.

©2016 Debbie Clarke Moderow (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Emily Durante
Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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The Cruelest Miles

2 ratings

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The year is 1925. It is sixty degrees below zero. The wind sweeps tons of snow over the deep-frozen Alaskan landscape. The nearest railhead is seven hundred miles away. Airplanes cannot fly. The way to Nome is blocked by a treacherous frozen sound, an icebound port, and mountains to the west. But there is a diphtheria epidemic in Nome. The children need serum from the outside world if they are to survive. Their only hope is a few chosen Eskimo drivers and their teams of dogs, who must make a relay race across the wilderness if the serum is to get to Nome in time. The heroism and stamina of the men and their dogs can only be called legendary. Now, their story can be told.

©2003 Gay Salisbury and Laney Salisbury (P)2003 Books On Tape, Inc.

Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Belgian Malinois for Absolute Beginners

Summary

Belgian Malinois are squarely built, proud, and alert herders standing 22 to 26 inches. Strong and well-muscled, but more elegant than bulky, there’s an honest, no-frills look about them, as befit dogs built to work hard for their feed. A breed hallmark is the proud carriage of the head. Coat colors range from a rich fawn to mahogany. The black ears and mask accentuate bright, questioning eyes the color of dark Belgian chocolate.  If you have ever seen a Mal perform an obedience routine, you know firsthand what a smart and eager breed this is. Problems set in, though, when this people-oriented dog is underemployed and neglected. Exercise, and plenty of it, preferably side by side with their adored owner, is key to Mal happiness.  Get your copy today by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now" to get your copy today.

©2020 Mildred Joel (P)2020 Mildred Joel

Narrator: Fei Ren
Author: Mildred Joel
Length: 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Positive Puppy Training

Summary

Positive Puppy Training Did you just get a new puppy or you are thinking about buying a puppy? Do you need tips on how to buy the right puppy for you? Are you unsure on how to train your puppy? Do you think your puppy needs obedience class? Do you wonder how many vaccines your dog needs?  If you have thought about any of those questions, then this book is for you! This book will include how to raise a puppy in a positive way and what to look for when buying a puppy! You will learn potty training tips and how to stop destructive behavior in positive ways, and much more! Teaching your dog how to behave takes consistency and positive attention! In this book you will learn many tips and ways to raise your dog in a healthy, positive way!

©2018 Amy Lehman (P)2021 Amy Lehman

Narrator: Daisy P.
Author: Amy Lehman
Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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How Dogs Learn

7 ratings

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This book explores the fascinating science of operant conditioning, where science and dog training meet. How Dogs Learn discusses the basic principles of behavior and how they can be used to teach your dog new skills, diagnose problems, and eliminate unwanted behaviors. It's for anyone who wants to better understand the learning process in dogs. Every concept is laid out clearly and precisely, and its relevance to your dog and how you train is explained. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©1999 Mary R. Burch and Jon S. Bailey (P)2017 Tantor

Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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The Puppy Training for All

Summary

This audiobook is written with the purpose of puppy training for all, and covers a whole lot of ideas and requisitions to consider while raising a puppy to a loyal and healthy dog that proves to be your friend. It contains all the basics and fundamentals of puppy training right from basic training to puppy, health, nutrition, play, and grooming together with rooting out distractions to raise a perfect dog. The listeners, if following the manual of this audiobook, will find it more useful and extraordinary as they go along with every chapter and every training method. Each and every method and topic is elaborated with full consideration to give the listeners comprehensive ideas to reach their goals with ease. Hopefully, you will find this audiobook useful and handy. Prerequisites of adopting a puppy Puppy training tips Puppy training in seven steps Puppy nutrition Puppy health Puppy play Troubleshooting tips

©2019 Colom Sal (P)2019 Colom Sal

Narrator: Sam Logsdon
Author: Colom Sal
Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Have Fun Training Your Jack Russell Terrier Puppy & Dog

Summary

This is an audiobook that will teach you how to train your dog or puppy. It is a great guide for an inexperienced dog owner.

©2012 Vince Stead (P)2013 Vince Stead

Narrator: Jason Lovett
Author: Vince Stead
Length: 2 hrs
Available on Audible
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Lead with Your Heart

1 rating

Summary

Award-winning author and celebrated neurosurgeon Allan J. Hamilton, MD, combines his understanding of the human brain with nearly 30 years' experience training horses to offer wisdom on such universal themes as leadership, motivation, ambition, and humility. The results are showcased in more than 100 thoughtful essays that treat working with horses as a metaphor for personal, professional, and spiritual growth. Whether you're searching for greater spiritual depth or simply want to better understand your four-legged partner, this wise and important collection has something for you.

©2016 Allan Hamilton (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Have Mercy

Summary

Christmas approaches and reformed hacker Steve Levitan tries to help a fellow ex-con now working at the vet's office in Stewart's Crossing. His curiosity, and the crime-solving instincts of his golden retriever, Rochester, kick in when liquid potassium ampoules are stolen from the vet and Steve's new friend is a suspect. Is this theft connected to a drug-running operation in North Philly? Or to a recent spate of deaths at the local nursing home? And can Steve continue to resist his computer-hacking impulses or will his desire to help others continue to lead him into trouble?

©2015 Neil S. Plakcy (P)2015 Neil S. Plakcy

Narrator: Kelly Libatique
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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How Stella Learned to Talk

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An incredible, revolutionary true story and surprisingly simple guide to teaching your dog to talk from speech-language pathologist Christina Hunger, who has taught her dog, Stella, to communicate using simple paw-sized buttons associated with different words. When speech-language pathologist Christina Hunger first came home with her puppy, Stella, it didn’t take long for her to start drawing connections between her job and her new pet. During the day, she worked with toddlers with significant delays in language development and used Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices to help them communicate. At night, she wondered: If dogs can understand words we say to them, shouldn’t they be able to say words to us? Can dogs use AAC to communicate with humans? Christina decided to put her theory to the test with Stella and started using a paw-sized button programmed with her voice to say the word “outside” when clicked, whenever she took Stella out of the house. A few years later, Stella now has a bank of more than 30 word-buttons, and uses them daily either individually or together to create near-complete sentences. How Stella Learned to Talk is part memoir and part how-to guide. It chronicles the journey Christina and Stella have taken together, from the day they met, to the day Stella “spoke” her first word, and the other breakthroughs they’ve had since. It also reveals the techniques Christina used to teach Stella, broken down into simple stages and actionable steps any dog owner can use to start communicating with their pets. Filled with conversations that Stella and Christina have had, as well as the attention to developmental detail that only a speech-language pathologist could know, How Stella Learned to Talk will be the indispensable dog book for the new decade. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

©2021 Christina Hunger (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: TBD
Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Where Dogs Go to Live!

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How sad it would have been had Cole disappeared into that dark room in the back of the shelter, alone and frightened, as if he never existed. This is often the fate of dogs afflicted with medical issues. Cole, a senior dog with cancer, was discarded by his owner, much like throwing away an old pair of shoes. In 2015, Michele and Jeff Allen said enough is enough and started Monkey's House, a dog hospice and sanctuary. Celebrating the beauty each dog has to offer, they have welcomed over 100 hospice dogs into their home. Thankfully, Cole was rescued by Monkey's House and experienced his final chapter of life filled with dignity and love. This book highlights 37 of the dogs that have called Monkey's House home. Share in their journeys, laugh at their crazy antics, and shed a few tears while witnessing miracles of transformation. Rejoice along with these dogs, knowing they experienced the greatest gift of all, the healing power of love.

©2020 Jeff Allen (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Barry Abrams
Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Anxiety? Methods for Separation Anxiety for Your Dog!

1 rating

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Dog Anxiety? Methods for Separation Anxiety for Your Dog is exactly what every owner needs who is facing this challenge!. This audiobook provides owners with the tips for dealing with any breed facing the challenge of anxiety, specifically separation anxiety from the owner. Provided are the tools need to tackle this situation and the behavior of your dog. Step by step, we focus on the details, from the beginning of what causes your dog to battle anxiety to eliminating this behavior over time! As Mav4Life® continues to focus on creating products for dog lovers we also will continue to ensure information is provided to owners in all areas of owning a pet. This audiobook provides details on dog anxiety and is ideal for any dog owner of any breed looking to resolve their pet's stress levels and eliminate anxiety. It will guide you, as an owner, toward giving your dog the best lifestyle, which will lead to a friendship forever!

©2017 Mav4Life (P)2017 Mav4Life

Author: Mav4Life
Length: 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Meet Your Dog

4 ratings

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Every dog owner knows that along with the joy can come the stress and frustration of behavioral problems, which are expensive to diagnose and treat. Enter Kim Brophey, award-winning canine behavior consultant.  Using cutting-edge research, Brophey has developed a groundbreaking system that allows owners to identify what their dog is struggling with, why, and how they can fix it. Brophey's approach is unlike anything that has been published before and will give dog owners a new understanding of what motivates and affects their dog's behavior. Brophey's innovative technique rethinks the way we categorize dogs, and distills information from over 20 scientific disciplines into four comprehensive elements: learning, environment, genetics, and self. With revolutionary tips for specific dog breeds, this book will change the life of every dog owner and lead to happier human-canine relationships.

©2018 Kim Brophey (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Amanda Ronconi
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Lessons from Lucy

5 ratings

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In this “little gem” (Washington Independent Review of Books), Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and New York Times best-selling author Dave Barry learns how to age happily from his old but joyful dog, Lucy.  As Dave Barry turns 70 - not happily - he realizes that his dog, Lucy, is dealing with old age far better than he is. She has more friends, fewer worries, and way more fun. So Dave decides to figure out how Lucy manages to stay so happy, to see if he can make his own life happier by doing the things she does (except for drinking from the toilet). He reconnects with old friends and tries to make new ones - turns out to be a struggle, because Lucy likes people a lot more than he does. And he gets back in touch with two ridiculous but fun groups from his past: the Lawn Rangers, a group of guys who march in parades pushing lawnmowers and twirling brooms (alcohol is involved), and the Rock Bottom Remainders, the world’s oldest and least-talented all-author band.  With each new lesson, Dave riffs hilariously on dogs, people, and life in general, while also pondering deep questions, such as when it’s okay to lie. (Answer: when scallops are involved.)  Lessons from Lucy shows listeners a new side to Dave Barry that’s “touching and sentimental, but there’s still a laugh on every page” (The Sacramento Bee). The master humorist has written a witty and affable guide to joyous living at any age. 

©2018 Dave Barry (P)2018 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Dave Barry
Author: Dave Barry
Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Wrong Lead

Summary

Winner of the 2019 American Horse Publications Equine Media Award for Fiction and a Winnie from The Equus Film & Arts Festival, as well as the 2020 Feathered Quill Bronze award for Animal-Adult and finalist in Mystery/Suspense! Gallop to the finish with Dream Horse Mystery book three Vi's kept a job for nearly one year and is sure she's going ride off into the sunset with her trust fund, but ghost horse Wastrel has plans that put everything she's worked for in jeopardy.... Viola Parker knows old wounds can fester. What she doesn't know is how deeply they can cut or to what lengths people will go to recover. When she returns to her roots to solve her mentor's murder, nothing and no one is what they seem and no amount of whipped cream makes sense of it. She should be able to trust her friends, her family, herself. She should know where she belongs, where home is. But with Malcolm and everyone she loves acting strangely, and everyone she hates even stranger, trust becomes elusive. Wastrel becomes her only confidant. Has she been on the wrong lead all along? If Vi doesn't figure out Wastrel's clues in time, what she doesn't know could kill her. Vi's in for a bumpy ride in this riveting and poignant wrap-up to the Dream Horse Mysteries. Check out the entire Dream Horse Mystery Series:  Cold Backed, the short Dream Horse Mystery prologue  On the Buckle, Dream Horse Mystery book1  Run Out, Dream Horse Mystery book 2  Wrong Lead, Dream Horse Mystery book 3  Or get the entire set in the Dream Horse Mysteries Omnibus 

©2018 Candace Carrabus Rice (P)2020 Candace Carrabus Rice

Narrator: Melissa Moran
Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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The Puppy Diaries

Summary

An instructive and marvelously entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the executive editor of The New York Times One sparkling summer day, Jill Abramson brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over the following year, as she and her husband raised their adorable new puppy, Abramson wrote a hugely popular column for The New York Times' website about the joys and challenges of training this rambunctious addition to their family. Dog-lovers from across the country inundated her with emails and letters, and the photos they sent in of their own dogs became the most visited photo album on the Times' site in 2009. Now Abramson has gone far beyond the material in her column and written a detailed and deeply personal account of Scout's first year. Part memoir, part manual, part investigative report, The Puppy Diaries continues Abramson's intrepid reporting on all things canine. Along the way, she weighs in on such issues as breeders or shelters, adoption or rescue, raw diet or vegan, pack-leader gurus like Cesar Millan or positive-reinforcement advocates like Karen Pryor. What should you expect when a new puppy enters your life? With utterly winning stories and a wealth of practical information, The Puppy Diaries provides an essential road map for navigating the first year of your dog's life.

©2011 Jill Abramson (P)2011 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Beth MacDonald
Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog

6 ratings

Summary

After more than nine seasons as television’s Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a new mission: to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger, happier relationships between humans and their canine companions. Both inspirational and practical, A Short Guide to a Happy Dog draws on thousands of training encounters around the world to present 98 essential lessons. Taken together, they will help owners apply the key aspects of Cesar’s celebrated philosophy to create the most fulfilling life possible with their dogs. In these pages, Cesar delves into crucial themes that go beyond obedience-school basics to reveal the hearts and minds of our beloved pets. In short, practical takes, he explores the basics of dog psychology, instinctual behaviors, creating balance and boundaries, managing common misbehaviors, choosing the right dog for your family, and helping your dog adjust to life transitions. Throughout the book, inspiring stories from Cesar’s case files—and from his new show, Leader of the Pack—provide moving real-world applications and surprising life lessons. Smart, easy to use, and packed with Cesar’s remarkable insights into human and canine behavior, A Short Guide to a Happy Dog is an inspiring tool for anyone looking to live a better life with a beloved member of the family. Cesar Millan, star of the TV series Dog Whisperer, is the most sought-after dog behaviorist in the world. A New York Times best-selling author, he is the founder of the Dog Psychology Center in Los Angeles and of a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping shelters and rescue groups.

©2013 Cesar Millan (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Armando Durán
Author: Cesar Millan
Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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A Good Horse Is Never a Bad Color

17 ratings

Summary

Learn why your problem horse is not a lost cause with helpful tips from an internationally acclaimed trainer. In A Good Horse Is Never a Bad Color, Mark Rashid continues to share his talent for training horses through communication rather than force. Rashid uses humorous, feel-good stories to relate his techniques of teaching horses by examining their view of the world. This book is a must-have for compassionate horse trainers and owners. Tales of Arabs, appaloosas, and paints - mistrusted and mistreated because of their breed - will give listeners a new perspective on these breeds and others. This new edition features added introductory notes for each chapter that contribute to a better understanding of Rashid’s philosophy and methods.

©2011 Mark Rashid (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Author: Mark Rashid
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Before and After Getting Your Puppy

16 ratings

Summary

Before and After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: Completing owner education and preparation Assessing a puppy's prior socialization and education Teaching errorless house-training and chew-toy training Completing a socialization program of meeting strange dogs and people Learning bite inhibition A continuing program of ongoing training In the first half of the book, Dr. Dunbar focuses on what the owner needs to know to select a great puppy. In the second half, he presents the crucial lessons the puppy must be taught during its impressionable early development. Over time, Dr. Dunbar's kind, positive program has been proven the most effective. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2004 Dr. Ian Dunbar (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Michael Page
Author: Ian Dunbar
Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers

5 ratings

Summary

Liz Eastwood, CNC, weaves her own experiences with advice from grief experts and stories from cat lovers to help you:   Process your feelings and recognize them as normal   Create something positive out of the energy of grief   Cultivate a continued sense of connection to your cat   Deal with inconvenient grief   This audiobook also explores evidence of the most soulful of soul comforts: the possibility of the continuation of your loved one's spirit - and your connection to that spirit - after death. This topic is discussed from a perspective of open-minded curiosity, without bringing in any particular dogma or religion.   Asserting that you can live wholeheartedly after loss and that your feline friend would want nothing less for you, Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers is a compassionate handbook for your grief-healing journey.

©2012 Elizabeth Eastwood (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Liz Eastwood
Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Stop Barking!

Summary

Stop Barking! How to Control Your Dog’s Constant Barking! The Mav4Life® focuses on creating durable, fun and friendly premium products. From leashes to walk your dog, to toys your pets can play with anytime. Mav4Life® also will always do its diligence to provide the customer with more each time whether its free reads, discounted content or access to information other product producers won't provide. We continue to focus on giving the customer more than just the purchase of our products. We primarily release content to educate our audiences in the areas of dogs as their pets! Stop Barking! is what every dog owner needs who faces the challenge of a pet who barks, howls or cries constantly! This Ebook provides dog owners with a better understanding of why their pet might be determined to constantly bark. Mav4Life® covers solutions to this ongoing issue with different types of devices, toys, training tips. We even provide you with some DIY tips to eliminating the bark in your dog! The least a dog owner can do considering the undeniable devotion a dog will have for their owners. Mav4Life® provides owners with examples in types of devices one can use. Along with a focus in figuring out why your dog might be acting with bark instead of smiles. Mav4Life® gives you equipment options one can invest in for giving your buddy solutions to your challenge! As Mav4Life® continues to focus on creating products for dog lovers we also will continue to ensure information is provided to owners in all areas of owning a pet. This E-book is for any dog owner of any breed. It will guide you, as an owner, to give your dog the best training which will lead to a friendship forever! Take advantage today of Stop Barking!

©2017 Mav4Life (P)2017 Mav4LIfe

Author: Mav4Life
Length: 40 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Bernedoodles

Summary

The Bernedoodle is one of the fastest growing new dog breeds in the world. A cross between a Bernese Mountain Dog and a Poodle, owning a member of this mixed breed can come with it's challenges. In this audiobook you'll learn what to do (and not to do) while raising your new Bernedoodle puppy. From your first few days with your new puppy, to caring for your dog in old age, you'll learn tips and tricks from the experts to help you succeed as a Bernedoodle owner. Sections: What is a Bernedoodle Choosing a Bernedoodle Preparing your home for your new puppy Bringing home your Bernedoodle How to be a puppy parent House training Socializing your Bernedoodle Bernedoodles and your other pets Training your Bernedoodle Basic commands Nutrition Grooming your Bernedoodle Basic health care Advanced Bernedoodle health Traveling with Bernedoodles Living with an aging Bernedoodle

©2018 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Kelley Sullivan
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Inspiring Resilience in Fearful and Reactive Dogs

3 ratings

Summary

Does your dog bark at everyone he sees?  Are you trying hard to settle your dog on frantic, noisy walks?  Do you live with canine reactivity and wish you could turn things around?  Are you looking for a solution and guidance to properly help your worried best friend?  Here it is. From this audiobook, you will learn:  What your dog is trying to tell you.  How to communicate in a way that you both understand. How to ensure you are fully meeting your dog’s needs.  Why your dog acts up and why he can’t help it.  Why walking your dog might not be the best choice.  How your dog sees the world.  Why your dog barks at things.  Which things scare your dog.  Brain work to relax your dog.  How to assess your dog’s personality.  How your dog’s brain stores information.  Why your dog makes bad choices and how to change those choices for better ones.  How dogs experience stress and what we can do to help them.  Whether your dog is an introvert or extrovert and how that affects his behavior. How to change a negative bias to a positive one.  Simple solutions to make your dog feel secure.  How to teach self-belief and confidence  And much, much more.  Whether you are a desperate dog guardian or a professional canine coach looking to expand your training toolkit, this audiobook is an invaluable addition....

©2018 Sally Gutteridge (P)2019 Sally Gutteridge

Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Train Your Dog Positively

3 ratings

Summary

Victoria Stilwell, positive reinforcement dog trainer and star of the hit Animal Planet TV show, It's Me or the Dog, explains how to use her force-free, scientifically-backed training methods to solve common canine behavior problems. Victoria Stilwell, America's favorite no-nonsense trainer, has rehabilitated some of the world's most difficult dogs - and now she's revealing her scientifically proven behavioral training secrets for you to use at home. Victoria's all-new training guide shows how positive reinforcement is more effective than other methods: by changing the way your dog thinks, feels, and learns, you can actually encourage your dog to want to behave. With tips and tricks for understanding canine language, harnessing the power of reward-based training, and tapping into dogs' natural instincts, there are no hopeless cases! So get ready to boost your dog's confidence, improve your communication, and build your bond with your best friend today.

©2013 Victoria Stilwell (P)2020 Random House Audio

Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Trooper

Summary

Whenever middle-aged desert tour guide Forrest Bryant Johnson went out on his daily walks into the Mojave, all was usually peaceful and serene. But one beautiful summer day in 1987, Forrest heard a cry of distress. Following the cries, he came upon a small bobcat kitten, injured, orphaned, and desperately in need of help. So Forrest took his new feline friend home for a night.  But when the little "trooper" clearly needed some more time to recoup, that night turned into two nights, a week, and eventually 19 years. And so Trooper became a part of the Johnson family. And in those 19 years, Trooper lived his nine lives to the fullest. He explored desert flora and fauna around him, befriending kit foxes, jackrabbits, desert tortoises, and other creatures and getting into mischief along the way.  Trooper became a "big brother" to stray tabby Little Brother, teaching, guiding, and protecting Brother on the pair's adventures and misadventures. He became a beloved patient at his local vet and cherished housemate of Forrest's wife, Chi. And Trooper even managed to melt the icy heart of a tough guy neighbor. But most of all, throughout his 19 years, Trooper became Forrest's best friend as the two shared each other's worries and frustrations, musings and rants, joys and laughter.

©2018 Forrest Bryant Johnson (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Barry Abrams
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Sasha

Summary

Sasha is the story of a very remarkable dog: a Staffordshire Bull Terrier abandoned close to death at the age of six weeks old. Rescued from a street gutter, she had the good fortune to be adopted by author Brian L. Porter and his family. Despite suffering from a catalogue of injuries, including two broken legs and skin allergies, and eventually being diagnosed as a serious epileptic at just two years old, Sasha's story is one of triumph over adversity; of love, happiness, and inspiration. Her love of life and capacity for enjoying every day to the fullest is nothing short of miraculous, and her story is told here by the person who shares every moment of her life on a daily basis, and how a disabled author and his dog have become dependent on each other. It is a story that has already touched many who have come into contact with her, from vets to nurses and a whole host of followers on her own Facebook page. Hear her story and join them in sharing in the life of an amazing and very special dog! Publisher's Note: Now available in a new, updated second edition, with a new chapter.

©2016 Brian L. Porter (P)2020 Brian L. Porter

Narrator: Tim Shoesmith
Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Considering the Horse

11 ratings

Summary

Own an unruly horse? Thinking about purchasing a horse but don't exactly know what to expect once you do? Ever wondered what and how a horse thinks? Mark Rashid tells stories that provide horse owners and potential buyers with the best training solutions - straight from the horse's mouth. By considering the horse's point of view, he explores a variety of solutions to common training problem like head tossing, trailer loading, mounting problems, and more. After years of training and teaching, Rashid assures you that you don't need to sell that rebellious horse of yours, and there's no need to panic if you just bought a horse with a problem and don't know what to do. More likely than not, the answers are here for you.

©1993, 2010, 2014 Mark Rashid (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Kevin Young
Author: Mark Rashid
Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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The Genius of Dogs

8 ratings

Summary

The perfect gift for dog lovers and fans of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz - this New York Times best-seller offers mesmerizing insights into the thoughts and lives of our smartest and most beloved pets. Does your dog feel guilt? Is she pretending she can't hear you? Does she want affection - or just your sandwich?  In their New York Times best-selling book The Genius of Dogs, husband-and-wife team Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods lay out landmark discoveries from the Duke Canine Cognition Center and other research facilities around the world to reveal how your dog thinks and how we humans can have even deeper relationships with our best four-legged friends. Breakthroughs in cognitive science have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. This dog genius revolution is transforming how we live and work with dogs of all breeds and what it means for you in your daily life with your canine friend. 

©2013 Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods (P)2013 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Fred Sanders
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Ghost Stories of Pets and Animals

Summary

Is it possible that there are family pets so loyal they return even after death? Some people report experiencing the sensation of a cat rubbing up against a pant leg after their favorite feline has gone to its reward. Or what of the long-standing tales in British folklore of spectral dogs - a traditional omen of death? Could it be that animals have spirits that continue to haunt the earthly realm after they have died? Learn more in this fascinating account.

©2004 Darren Zenko (P)2021 Lone Pine Publishing

Narrator: Nimit Kanji
Author: Darren Zenko
Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself

Summary

While hiking on a solo vacation in a remote, uninhabitable region of Arizona, Zachary Anderegg happened upon Riley, an emaciated puppy clinging to life, at the bottom of a 350-foot canyon. In a daring act of humanity that trumped the deliberate savagery behind Riley’s presence in such a place, Zak single-handedly orchestrated a delicate rescue. What didn’t come out in the initial burst of publicity this story received is that Zak and Riley’s destinies were intertwined long before they improbably found each other. For much of Zak’s childhood, he was at the bottom of a veritable canyon himself - a canyon whose imprisoning depth and darkness was created by bullies who just wouldn’t quit and parents who weren’t capable of love. From the age of five, Zak was everyone’s favorite target. When Zak came upon Riley, the puppy’s condition bespoke his abusers’ handiwork - three shotgun pellets embedded beneath his skin, teeth turned permanently black from malnutrition. The meeting was one of a man and a dog singularly suited to save each other. As a former US Marine sergeant, Zak was one of only a few people with the mettle and physical wherewithal to get Riley out. And in rescuing him, Zak was also attempting to save himself, conquering the currents of cruelty that swelled beneath his early life and always threatened to drown him.

©2013 Zachary Anderegg and Pete Nelson (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: David Marantz
Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Cat Daddy

19 ratings

Summary

Cat behaviorist and star of Animal Planet's hit television show My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, a.k.a. “Cat Daddy,” isn't what you might expect for a cat expert (as the New York Times noted, with his goatee and tattoos he “looks like a Hell's Angel”). Yet Galaxy's ability to connect with even the most troubled felines-not to mention the stressed-out humans living in their wake-is awe-inspiring. In this book, Galaxy tells the poignant story of his 13-year relationship with a petite gray-and-white short-haired cat named Benny, and gives singular advice for living with, caring for, and loving the feline in your home. When Benny arrived in his life, Galaxy was a down-and-out rock musician with not too much more going on than a part-time job at an animal shelter and a drug problem. Benny's previous owner brought the cat to the shelter in a cardboard box to give him up. Benny had seen better days-his pelvis had just been shattered by the wheels of a car-and his owner insisted he'd been “unbondable” from day one. Nothing could have been further from the truth. An inspiring account of two broken beings who fixed each other, Cat Daddy is laced throughout with Galaxy's amazing “Cat Whisperer” advice for understanding what cats need most from us in order to live happier, healthier lives.

©2012 Jackson Galaxy (P)2012 Tantor

Narrator: Jackson Galaxy
Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training for Beginners

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Discover how you can train your dog the easy way with the help of this detailed guide! Do you have a new puppy and looking for simple, practical training tips? Are you looking for the best advice for training a loyal, obedient, and friendly dog? Then, this book for you! In this audiobook, you’ll uncover a wealth of practical and essential advice on training your new dog. No matter how big or small, a new dog can cause a whole host of challenges and problems if you don’t train them right, and this book shows you how. Covering everything from the psychology of dogs to how you can teach them basic commands, housebreaking, and the do’s and don’ts of dog training, this audiobook is your all-in-one guide to training the perfect dog! In this audiobook, you’ll discover: The key differences between human and animal nature Steps for understanding dog psychology The best time to start training? The do’s and don’ts of dog training Must-have tools and equipment Basic commands and housebreaking The six important tips for training a rescue dog Nutrition, socialization, vaccination, and more Ways to play, exercise your dog, and build a strong bond And so much more! So, don’t wait! If you’re looking for a practical guide with a wealth of advice, then this is the book for you! Now, you can start your dog’s life off on the right foot by teaching them essential skills and preventing negative behavior before it even begins. With reference to how you can socialize your dog and integrate them into your family, as well as a ton of FAQs, this audiobook is perfect for anyone looking to experience the joys of getting a new dog. Buy now to discover how you can train dogs the easy way today!

©2019 Michael J. Bau (P)2020 Michael J. Bau

Narrator: Chris Clyne
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Sheba

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Sheba is the sequel to Brian L. Porter's award-winning best seller, Sasha, and tells the story of rescue dog Sheba, Sasha's best friend, starved, beaten, and used as bait for the training of fighting dogs and then thrown on a rubbish tip and left to die, a barely living skeleton. The author and his wife adopted this unfortunate waif and so began a long period of recuperation and training, as they gradually helped Sheba back to full health and helped her to learn to live sociably and happily within their pack of rescue dogs. A story of real triumph over adversity, full of emotion and a fair amount of humor, too, Sheba's is a real-life tale of what can be achieved in rehabilitating a dog, having suffered a living hell, from the brink of death to a life full of happiness.

©2017 Brian L. Porter (P)2020 Brian L. Porter

Narrator: Tim Shoesmith
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train Your Dog

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Whether you're looking to train a new puppy or to teach an older dog some new tricks, this easy-to-follow guide is for you. Jen and Ryan Tate are expert animal trainers with years of experience helping dog owners to develop happy and confident pets. In this informative book they distil all their advice so you can feel prepared, stay in control and enjoy a great relationship with your new dog, including: Choosing the right breed for you and your lifestyle Preparing your home and the first 48 hours with your pup House training and basic training Socialisation and confidence-building Play, exercise, tricks and rewards Resolving common behavioural issues such as barking, digging and chewing Ongoing learning and fun for teenage and adult dogs Clearly produced and well organised, and with evidence-based training techniques, this is the perfect audiobook for creating a stress-free and enjoyable bond with your puppy or dog. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2021 Jennifer Tate and Ryan Tate (P)2021 Penguin Random House Australia

Narrator: Aimee Smith
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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All Creatures Great and Small

47 ratings

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The inspiration for the BBC series of the same name. Fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, to the young James Herriot 1930s Yorkshire seems to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But from his erratic new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to incomprehensible farmers, herds of semiferal cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James find he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him. And when he meets Helen, the beautiful daughter of a local farmer, all the training and experience in the world can't help him.... Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Creatures Great and Small is a heartwarming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.

©2016 James Herriot (P)2016 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Perfect Puppy

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Do you want to raise a problem-free dog? This audiobook will show you how to teach your dog good manners and build his confidence with the world around him. If you are considering adding a new puppy to your home but don’t know where to start or how to go about training it, then Perfect Puppy is the book for you to listen to. Though you may feel that you are ready for a new puppy because you love dogs, it is important to make sure that you’ve considered every aspect there is before you commit to owning a dog of your own. Lack of knowledge is one of the most common reasons for puppies ending up being rehoused, which should certainly be avoided at all costs. This proper decision-making, along with being sure that you are prepared ahead of time for a new puppy's arrival, will ensure a smooth transition for you and your fluffy friend. We will also fill you in on all of the important puppy essentials, such as feeding, potty training, and crate training. These are the basics of owning a puppy and will help you to succeed with puppy ownership right off the bat. Having all of the proper and accurate information when it comes to training your puppy will also help you to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Since there are many different methods and things to consider while training your puppy, you’ll want to be ready with the best methods and tips for anything that comes your way when in the process of training. In addition to learning the process of training, we will dive into some of the best tools that can be used to assist you in training. We’ll also cover fun learning games to help improve your puppy’s intelligence while burning off energy and fun tricks that will utilize your puppy’s smarts and impress your friends. You will also learn about all of the potential behavioral issues that you may face when it comes to your new puppy, which is incredibly useful information when it comes to training your puppy. Having the knowledge to identify problems as they become apparent will help you to nip them in the bud before they turn into long-term habits that are harder to manage. This knowledge may also help you to identify more serious behavioral problems that your puppy may encounter, such as separation anxiety, which will help you to be able to ensure your puppy’s comfort, happiness, and safety. Inside this audiobook, you will find information on: How to decide if a puppy is right for you How to prepare yourself and your puppy for training What the different potentials to training are and how they’re done What are the proper feeding habits for maintaining a healthy puppy How to begin potty training with your puppy at a young age What are the basics of crate training and why it is effective How to train your puppy in everyday life situations What are the best tools for training and enforcing knowledge when working with your puppy What are the best learning games to play with your puppy What are some fun and exciting tricks to teach your puppy How to identify and work with the common behavior problems in puppies If all of this sounds like your ideal book, then hop on over and click the "buy now" button to get started.

©2019 Peter Collar (P)2020 Peter Collar

Narrator: Jason Belvill
Author: Peter Collar
Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Until Tuesday

2 ratings

Summary

"We aren't just service dog and master; Tuesday and I are also best friends. Kindred souls. Brothers. Whatever you want to call it. We weren't made for each other, but we turned out to be exactly what the other needed." A highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalvan never backed down from a challenge during his two tours of duty in Iraq. After returning home from combat, however, the pressures of his physical wounds, traumatic brain injury, and crippling post-traumatic stress disorder began to take their toll. Haunted by the war and in constant physical pain, he soon found himself unable to climb a simple flight of stairs or face a bus ride to the VA hospital. He drank; he argued; ultimately, he cut himself off from those he loved. Alienated and alone, unable to sleep or bend over without pain, he began to wonder if he would ever recover. Then Luis met Tuesday, a beautiful and sensitive golden retriever trained to assist the disabled. Tuesday had lived amongst prisoners and at a home for troubled boys, blessing many lives; he could turn on lights, open doors, and sense the onset of anxiety and flashbacks. But because of a unique training situation and sensitive nature, he found it difficult to trust in or connect with a human being until Luis. Until Tuesday is the story of how two wounded warriors, who had given so much and suffered the consequences, found salvation in each other. It is a story about war and peace, injury and recovery, psychological wounds and spiritual restoration. But more than that, it is a story about the love between a man and dog, and how together they healed each other's souls.

©2011 Luis Carlos Montalvan (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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The Culture Clash

6 ratings

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Generations of dogs have been labeled training lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly normal. Numerous other completely and utterly normal dogs have been branded as canine misfits simply because they grew up to act like dogs. Barking, chewing, sniffing, licking, jumping up, and occasionally (just like people) having arguments are as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones. However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture. Sadly, all too often, when the dog's way of life conflicts with human rules and standards, many dogs are discarded and summarily put to death. That's quite the Culture Clash.

©2016 Jean Donaldson (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Vanessa Daniels
Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Home Cooking for Your Dog

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Home Cooking for Your Dog is the first holistic cookbook for dogs to include recipes for cooked meals, treats, and the raw food diet - a big trend in the pet industry. User-friendly, chop-licking recipes like Fido’s Fishcakes, Potluck Polenta, and Peanut Butter and Coconut Cakes call for healthy ingredients you can find in your local grocery store (or may already have at home) to create balanced, nutritious meals for a healthier, happier dog. Headnotes provide nutrition information, cooking tips, and anecdotes from the author about her own four dogs to help listeners transition their dogs to a homemade diet. 

©2013 Christine Filardi (P)2021 Christopher Donald

Narrator: Susan Woodard
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Good Dog Way: Love Them by Leading Them

8 ratings

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After working with thousands of dogs with leash aggression, dog aggression, human aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, and overall troublesome behavior, world-renowned trainer Sean O’Shea, owner and founder of The Good Dog Training and Rehabilitation; saw some recurring themes consistently derailing the human/dog relationship. Sean discovered that countless trainers and owners were struggling to not only understand these issues but more importantly, to put clear, concise, easy-to-understand words to them. The Good Dog Way: Love Them by Leading Them, fills that incredibly important gap. Until its release, dog training books almost exclusively focused on training mechanics, commands, and rules, but had missed the all-important "why". Why were we struggling? Why were we making the same mistakes over and over? Why were our dogs a mess? Something big was indeed missing, and without this critical piece, the foundational "why" underneath it all, even the best training and coaching practices were still struggling. Pouring several years into compiling, writing, and re-writing, he crafted a training book like no other. A book which clearly articulated how our human emotional tendencies, intellectual misconceptions, as well as a lack of understanding of our dog's true needs, were deeply sabotaging our best intentions. A book which offered simple, but profound answers for these struggles. Note: This book is based on a balanced approach and philosophy to dog training. Its focus is on practical, realistic, and most of all, effective training. If the idea of sharing consequences with your dog for poor or dangerous choices; or if using modern, effective, and humane tools such as prong or e-collars is not in alignment with your beliefs, then this is likely not the right audiobook for you.

©2016, 2019 The Good Dog Way LLC (P)2019 The Good Dog Way LLC

Narrator: Sean O'Shea
Author: Sean O'Shea
Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Where the Blind Horse Sings

Summary

More than anything else, this is a book about love. In this deeply moving account, you will hear about Rambo, a sheep who informs the staff when another animal is in trouble; and Paulie, a former cockfighting rooster who eats lunch with humans; Dino, an old toothless pony who survived a fire; and many more. Alongside these horses, roosters, pigs, sheep, rabbits, cows, and other animals is a staff of loving humans for whom every animal life, even that of a frog rushed to the vet for emergency surgery, has merit. Reading this book can profoundly - and joyously - change your life.

©2009 E. Kathleen Stevens (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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The Other End of the Leash

49 ratings

Summary

The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs. An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Patricia McConnell looks at humans as just another interesting species, and muses about why we behave the way we do around our dogs, how dogs might interpret our behavior, and how to interact with our dogs in ways that bring out the best in our four-legged friends. After all, although humans and dogs share a remarkable relationship that is unique in the animal world, we are still two entirely different species, each shaped by our individual evolutionary heritage. Quite simply, humans are primates and dogs are canids (like wolves, coyotes, and foxes). Since we each speak a different native tongue, a lot gets lost in the translation. The Other End of the Leash demonstrates how even the slightest changes in your voice and the way you stand can help your dog understand what you want. Once you start to think about your own behavior from the perspective of your dog, you'll understand why much of what appears to be doggy disobedience is simply a case of miscommunication. Inside you will learn: How to use your voice so that your dog is more likely to do what you ask Why "getting dominance" over your dog is a bad idea Why "rough and tumble primate play" can lead to trouble - and how to play with your dog in ways that are fun and keep him out of trouble How dogs and humans share personality types - and why most dogs want to live with benevolent leaders rather than "alpha-wannabes!" In her own insightful, compelling style, Patricia McConnell combines wonderful true stories about people and dogs with a new, accessible scientific perspective on how they should behave around each other. This is a book that strives to help you make the most of life with your dog, and to prevent problems that might arise in that most rewarding of relationships.

©2002 Patricia B. McConnell (P)2016 Audiobooks.com Publishing

Narrator: Ellen Archer
Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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The Lord God Made Them All

17 ratings

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The fourth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small. Finally home from London after his wartime service in the RAF, James Herriot is settling back into life as a country vet. While the world has changed after the war, the blunt Yorkshire clients and menagerie of beasts with weird and wonderful ailments remain the same. But between his young son, Jimmy, trailing him around aping his every move, stubborn farmers refusing to try his 'new-fangled' treatments and a goat that has eaten 293 tomatoes, Darrowby is far from quiet. And with another baby on the way, life is about to get even more chaotic.... Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, The Lord God Made Them All is a heartwarming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.

©2016 James Herriot (P)2016 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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101 Ways to Die with a Horse or Live Happily Ever After: A Safety Guide for Horse & Rider

Summary

A safety guide covering all aspects of horses and horsemanship. Novice equestrians and professionals alike will find useful tips concerning the welfare of horse and rider. Aimed to simplify the world of horses and help to prevent injury to the equestrian and the horse. Topics include: How horses think and why it matters. Safety measures to take before you get to the barn; what to wear, how to act. Choosing the best trainer, veterinarian, and farrier. Buying and selling a horse. Safely riding in company, on the trail, and in the arena. Why choosing the correct tack is important. Trailer loading and safety hauling tips. Health care and more.

©2016-2018 Tanya Buck (P)2018 Tanya Buck

Narrator: Cathi Colas
Author: Tanya Buck
Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Marley & Me

3 ratings

Summary

John and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with a perfect little house and not a care in the world. Then they brought home Marley, a wriggly yellow furball of a puppy. Life would never be the same. Marley quickly grew into a barreling, 97-pound streamroller of a Labrador retriever. He crashed through screen doors, gouged through drywall, and stole women's undergarments. Obedience school did no good - Marley was expelled. And yet his heart was pure. Just as Marley joyfully refused any limits on his behavior, his love and loyalty were boundless, too. A dog like no other, Marley remained steadfast, a model of devotion, even when his family was at its wits' end. Unconditional love, they would learn, comes in many forms.

©2009 John Grogan (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Johnny Heller
Author: John Grogan
Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Goldendoodles

1 rating

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When it comes to popular dog breeds, Goldendoodles are all the rage these days - and for good reason! This breed combines the adorable playfulness of the Golden Retriever with the intelligence (and low-shed coat) of the Poodle. This dog makes a great companion for owners in different types of homes. Your Goldendoodle may be the star pupil of the obedience class, a champion Frisbee player, or the best at cuddling on the couch at the end of the day. There’s no limit as to what these dogs can accomplish with the right training and care. However, no new dog comes with an instruction manual. If you’ve never owned a Goldendoodle before, there are some things you’ll want to know about the breed before you bring your dog home. This audiobook will give you a step-by-step guide to everything you ever wanted to know about Goldendoodles. Find answers to questions like: Is a Goldendoodle the right dog for me? Should I buy from a breeder or rescue? I brought my Goldendoodle home. What now? How can I best train my Goldendoodle? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? At the same time, you’ll read plenty of reasons why you should choose a Goldendoodle as your next pet. Sections include all the basics such as: Introduction to Goldendoodles  Choosing a Goldendoodle  Preparing your household for your Goldendoodle  Bringing your Goldendoodle home  Puppy parenting  Housetraining  Socializing with people and animals  Goldendoodles and your other pets  Exercise  Training your Goldendoodle  Dealing with unwanted behaviors  Basic commands  Advanced commands  Traveling with Goldendoodles  Grooming your Goldendoodle  Nutrition and healthcare  This audiobook will also point out a few issues to look out for, so you won’t feel so overwhelmed when working with a new puppy. Raising a perfect Goldendoodle is never easy, but the sections on training will guide you through some common issues with Goldendoodles and give you ideas for how to problem-solve any issue that arises. This guide is a must-listen if you’re even just considering adding a Goldendoodle to your family. Once you bring your dog home, you’ll be glad you spent time preparing for the arrival of your pup. After all, this is a special breed that deserves the very best!

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Kelley Sullivan
Author: Erin Hotovy
Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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The Horse Racing Game

1 rating

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Horse Racing can be difficult to get started in for the novice learning about form, track conditions and which jockey is doing well at the moment. Whether you just love watching a good horse race or you are looking to stake your claim at the track, knowing and understanding the racing structure is a must. Today in this book, you'll be presented with the general structure of horse racing. When you get right down to it, all horse races fall within four main categories: maiden races, claiming races, allowance races, and the stakes races. Inside here are some easy way to make money betting on horse races. Book content includes: Know about the history of horse racing Horse racing structure quick guide Horse racing system - This one always works The 10 books for success with horse racing How to understand a horse's form How to make money handicapping horse races and the future of racing The easy way to make money betting on horse races

©2019 Themeworks Production (P)2019 Themeworks Production

Length: 48 mins
Available on Audible
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James Herriot's Animal Stories

3 ratings

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Available for the first time on CD, 10 more delightful stories from the pen of the world's most beloved veterinarian - a perfect gift book guaranteed to delight the Yorkshire vet's worldwide legions of fans.  When you enter the world of James Herriot's Animal Stories, you'll share his wonder and humor, his adventures and misadventures as he contends with pet owners and landowners; rough-spoken farmers and soft-spoken gentry; orphaned lambs, litters of piglets and puppies, cattle and draught horses; and a miscellany of cats and dogs including, of course, Mrs. Pumphrey's inimitable Pekinese, Tricki Woo. 

©1997 by James Herriot (P)1997 Audio Renaissance

Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Joey

1 rating

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The heartwarming true story of a blind horse named Joey At the height of his show career, this beautiful Appaloosa's majestic stature, strength, and willingness to work made him the perfect partner. But when an injury cost Joey his show career, he moved from one owner to the next, ultimately experiencing severe abuse and neglect. A rescue group found Joey nearly dead from starvation - and blind. Then he came to Hope Reins - a ranch dedicated to helping hurting kids who had been abused, emotionally wounded, or unwanted. By teaching these children to care for rescued animals, the Hope Reins staff were convinced they could reach kids with love and hope and show them that we are never forgotten by God. But could the financially struggling ranch afford to take care of a blind horse that no one else wanted? Could Joey somehow learn to trust people even though the world had hurt him so badly? And what would happen - to Joey, the kids, and Hope Reins - if they failed? A true story of friendship destined to become a classic, Joey will touch your heart and reveal the power of finding light in the darkness.

©2018 Jennifer Marshall Bleakley (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Emily Durante
Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Chaser

1 rating

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The amazing story of a very smart Border collie who is redefining animal intelligence. Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorized the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist John Pilley, have moved on to further impressive feats, demonstrating her ability to understand sentences with multiple elements of grammar and to learn new behaviors by imitation.John’s ingenuity and tenacity as a researcher are as impressive as Chaser’s accomplishments. His groundbreaking approach has opened the door to a new understanding of animal intelligence, one that requires us to reconsider what actually goes on in a dog’s mind. Chaser’s achievements reveal her use of deductive reasoning and complex problem-solving skills to address novel challenges.Yet astonishingly, Chaser isn’t unique. John’s training methods can be adopted by any dog lover. Through the poignant story of how he trained Chaser, raised her as a member of the Pilley family, and proved her abilities to the scientific community, he reveals the positive impact of incorporating learning into play and more effectively channeling a dog’s natural drives.John’s work with Chaser offers a fresh perspective on what’s possible in the relationship between a dog and a human. His story points us toward a new way of relating to our canine companions that takes into account our evolving understanding of the way animals and humans learn.

©2013 John W. Pilley, Jr. (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Peter Powlus
Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Chosen by a Horse

4 ratings

Summary

The horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldn't be corralled into her waiting trailer. Instead, Lay Me Down, a former racehorse with a foal close on her heels, walked right up that ramp and into Susan's life. This gentle creature, malnourished, plagued by pneumonia and an eye infection, had endured a rough road, but somehow her heart was still open and generous. It seemed fated that she would come into Susan's paddock and teach her how to embrace the joys of life despite the dangers of living.

©2006 Susan Richards (P)2007 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Lorna Raver
Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Maltipoos

Summary

Maltipoos are a bundle of perfection, combining the right amount of personality, spunk, cuteness, and energy. Even with all of that personality, they love a good cuddle on your lap. Maltipoos are considered to be an ideal companion dog. In this audiobook, you will learn how you can work with your Maltipoo’s moldable personality and teach it to be a well-behaved angel. You will learn how to create the perfect environment to teach your Maltipoo and how to avoid creating bad habits that will come back to haunt you later on in life. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have, including: Is a Maltipoo right for me? What do I do, now that I've brought home my Maltipoo? How can I best train my Maltipoo? What common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new pup and all the challenges that come along with owning a Maltipoo. This audiobook will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new Maltipoo owner, including: The traits of the poodle and Maltese combined into one The ideal home for a Maltipoo Pros and cons of having a Maltipoo Ways to puppy-proof your home Ways to be prepared from day one Methods to potty train your Maltipoo Steps to teach with love, not fear D.I.Y. Maltipoo grooming Daily nutritional needs Steps for being a great puppy parent Maltipoos and their health Ways to stop your Maltipoo from having bad habits Socializing with other dogs Health concerns with Maltipoos Can you raise the perfect Maltipoo puppy? Absolutely! Your little bundle of joy will be the proof that a perfect dog does exist. It just requires some patience and love on your part to apply the helpful suggestions found in this audiobook.

©2018 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Lamont Mapp
Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Canine Confidential

4 ratings

Summary

For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park. We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails, but what about when they sniff and roll on a stinky spot? Why do they play tug-of-war with one dog, while showing their bellies to another? Why are some dogs shy, while others are bold? What goes on in dogs' heads and hearts-and how much can we know and understand?  Canine Confidential has the answers. Written by award-winning scientist and lifelong dog lover Marc Bekoff, it not only brilliantly opens up the world of dog behavior, but also helps us understand how we can make our dogs' lives the best they can possibly be.  Rooted in the most up-to-date science on cognition and emotion - fields that have exploded in recent years - Canine Confidential is a wonderfully accessible treasure trove of new information and myth-busting. Peeing, we learn, isn't always marking; grass-eating isn't always an attempt to trigger vomiting; it's okay to hug a dog - on their terms; and so much more. There's still much we don't know, but at the core of the book is the certainty that dogs do have deep emotional lives, and that as their companions we must try to make those lives as rich and fulfilling as possible.

©2018 Marc Bekoff (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Author: Marc Bekoff
Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Speak Dog

4 ratings

Summary

Parlez-vous Doggish? At long last, dogs will know just how smart their owners can be. By unlocking the secrets of the hidden language of dogs, psychologist Stanley Coren allows us into the doggy dialogue, or "Doggish", and makes effective communication a reality. Drawing on substantial research in animal behavior, evolutionary biology, and years of personal experience, Coren demonstrates that the average house dog can understand language at about the level of a two-year-old human. While actual conversation of the sort Lassie seemed capable of in Hollywood mythmaking remains forever out of reach, Coren shows us that a great deal of real communication is possible beyond the giving and obeying of commands. How to Speak Dog not only provides the sounds, words, actions, and movements with which we can effectively communicate with our dogs, but also deciphers the signs that our dogs give to us. With easy-to-follow tips on how humans can mimic the language dogs use to talk with one another, How to Speak Dog gives dog lovers the skills they need to improve their relationships with their pets.

©2000 Stanley Coren (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Rudy Sanda
Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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James Herriot's Cat Stories

9 ratings

Summary

James Herriot's Cat Stories is the purr-fect gift for anyone who loves cuddling kitties. Kittens and cats of all kinds abound in this program and, like their flesh-and-blood counterparts, they will purr their way into the hearts and minds of everyone who hears their stories.  This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vet's favorite tales about one of his favorite animals - each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last. 

©1994 by James Herriot (P)1994 by Audio Renaissance Tapes, A Division of Cassette Productions Unlimited, Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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A Christmas Secret

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Soundings and Choc Lit present the audiobook edition of A Christmas Secret.  When Hugo McCreadie steps into Isla Brodie’s pet portrait studio to get a 'Festive Furball Photo Shoot' for his sister’s cat Schubert, he does question his sanity. But he knows the photographs will be the perfect Christmas present for his eccentric sister, Nessa - and he finds himself quite taken with ditzy, animal-loving Isla Brodie, too.  Will a Christmas secret from long ago prevent Hugo and Isla’s new friendship from going any further? Or will a certain big, black cat taking matters into his own paws lead them not only on a mad winter dash through snowy Edinburgh but into each other’s arms for Christmas as well?

©2018 Kirsty Ferry (P)2018 Soundings

Author: Kirsty Ferry
Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Dachshunds: The Owner's Guide from Puppy to Old Age

Summary

Wouldn’t it be incredible if 40 expert Dachshund breeders combined with a top dog trainer to create the ultimate complete owner’s guide with all your frequently asked questions answered in one place?  Well, here it is! You will literally find this audiobook jam-packed full of useful quotes giving clear advice and secret tips from the world’s top Dachshund breeders, who between them, have hundreds of years of experience in caring for Dachshunds.  Vicki Spencer of Lorindol Dachshunds and secretary of the Dachshund Club of America says: "I was so impressed with the vast amount of topics found in this book. From the history of this breed to every aspect of caring for a Dachshund, this book thoroughly covers each topic in great detail. Owners new to this amazing breed, people who are considering buying a Dachshund and long established Dachshund enthusiasts, all will find a vast amount of helpful, information written in an enjoyable, easy to understand way."  This one-stop "instruction manual" is the essential companion to your lovable Dachshund. We cover everything you should know, from buying a new puppy to dealing with old age and how best to look after your precious Dachshund.  Please note that in making this audiobook we found so many different ways that the word Dachshund is pronounced all over the world. In the end we had to select one version and be consistent to that throughout the audiobook.  

©2016 CWP Publishing (P)2018 CWP Publishing

Narrator: Ryan Whiting
Author: Alex Seymour
Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Aggressions

2 ratings

Summary

Are you struggling with a dog that seems to want to call all the shots?  Dog aggression can be frightening and overwhelming, leaving pet parents to feel hopeless about connecting with their furry friends. Lacking the understanding of why a dog behaves aggressively makes it nearly impossible to diagnose the cause and to stop it from happening again. In this audiobook, the author explains the different types of aggressive behavior man’s best friend might display, and gives you hot tips on how to reduce and soothe that aggressive behavior. The secret is that most aggressive behavior is actually caused by fear and anxiety rather than a purposeful desire to disobey or dominate. Learning to speak their language and cure the problem at the source allows a healthier, safer relationship to blossom between your family and your canine companion. To that end, in this audiobook, you’ll find fascinating information about how dogs communicate and ways in which their social structure resemble our own. You’ll also find information on how to prevent aggression in both puppies and newly added adult dogs in your household. You’ll also find training tips and shortcuts. You might find that some of the issues and behavioral problems you’ve witnessed in your dog is caused by something you never would have guessed! Many aggression and behavior problems can be secretly linked. Don’t waste any more time using old, ineffective styles of teaching that push you and your dog further apart and often make the aggressive behavior worse. The author lays out the best ways to reduce those behaviors while improving the happiness and mood of your entire family. The more time aggressive behavior is permitted, the harder it is to train out. Pet owners who wait too long to take action about aggressive behavior often struggle to train them down the road. The sooner you take action, the easier it is to get the behavior under control.  We explore: The temperament tests done by professionals to learn about dog behavior and personality How to diagnose the root of your dog's aggression How to ensure you, your family, and your dog remain safe while improving your relationships with the dog The myth of the Alpha dog and pack theory The “Canine Ladder of Aggression” and all its steps Learn dog language - Common meta-communications your dog displays while playing or interacting with you The best and quickest remedies to improve the aggressive behavior of your beloved pet And more!

©2019 Bluesource and Friends (P)2019 Bluesource and Friends

Narrator: Al M. Rocca
Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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When Harry Met Minnie

Summary

*An Instant New York Times Best Seller!* This program is read by the author. A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together, from CBS Sunday Morning News correspondent and multi-Emmy-Award-winning Martha Teichner. There are true fairy tales. Stories that exist because impossible-to-explain coincidences change everything. Except in real life, not all of them have conventional, happily-ever-after endings. When Harry Met Minnie is that kind of fairy tale, with the vibrant, romantic New York City backdrop of its namesake, the movie When Harry Met Sally, and the bittersweet wisdom of Tuesdays with Morrie. There’s a special camaraderie among early-morning dog walkers. Gathering at dog runs in the park, or strolling through the farmer's market at Union Square before the bustling crowd appears, fellow pet owners become familiar - as do the personalities of their beloved animals. In this special space and time, a chance encounter with an old acquaintance changed Martha Teichner’s world. As fate would have it, her friend knew someone who was dying of cancer, from exposure to toxins after 9/11, and desperate to find a home for her dog, Harry. He was a Bull Terrier- the same breed as Martha’s dear Minnie. Would Martha consider giving Harry a safe, loving new home? In short order, boy dog meets girl dog, the fairy tale part of this story. But there is so much more to this book. After Martha agrees to meet Harry and his owner Carol, what begins as a transaction involving a dog becomes a deep and meaningful friendship between two women with complicated lives and a love of Bull Terriers in common. Through the heartbreak and grief of Carol’s illness, the bond that develops changed Martha’s life, Carol’s life, Minnie’s life, Harry’s life. As it changed Carol’s death as well. In this rich and touching narrative, Martha considers the ways our stories are shaped by the people we meet, and the profound love we can find by opening our hearts to unexpected encounters.   A Macmillan Audio production from Celadon Books

©2021 Martha Teichner (P)2021 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Martha Teichner
Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Have Breeches Will Travel

Summary

“My finger was broken. My horse lay three-and-a-half feet below me, sprawled flat out in knee-deep mud. I asked myself for the millionth time: How did I get here?” Travel to Romania, Morocco, Namibia, Italy, Greenland, and more as you embark on countless adventures on the saddle. In this book, you will journey along a future pipeline to try and stop it from being built. You’ll discover the Namibian Kalahari desert as you gallop alongside giraffes. And you’ll find yourself getting hired for a job as a trail guide, completely by accident.  This heartwarming book is full of inspirational stories by a variety of authors who put their big-girl breeches on and traveled the world on horseback. Here's some of what you'll experience in this book: Shadow an equine vet in Namibia, Africa, as you rescue a baby oryx in distress Journey across the Moroccan sands to the sea on a trip that will take you over a month to complete on horseback Get blacklisted from the country of Romania Ride alongside icebergs in Greenland, and take a ride in a helicopter Plus much, much more! Scroll up, and get the audiobook today! This book is perfect for riders wanting to travel on horseback to exotic countries around the world.

©2020 Krystal Kelly (P)2020 Krystal Kelly

Narrator: Tricia Behling
Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage

2 ratings

Summary

From exciting and entertaining accounts of courage and humor to heartwarming tales of healing and learning, each touching story in this book will inspire dog lovers to rejoice in the unique bond they share with their canine companions.

©2012 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Megan Hayes
Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Education: Train! Play! Love!

Summary

Do you own a cat that is full of fun and mischief? Would you like to train it to become receptive to basic commands? This audiobook holds all the answers! For many years most people assumed that cats could not be trained, that they were too independent of humans and aloof to even consider becoming more than simple companions that accepted our hospitality and gave little in return. But those assumptions no longer apply. In this audiobook, Education: Train! Play! Love! you will discover a whole new side to our feline friends, while tips and ideas that cover: The different breeds of house cats Secrets and behavior characteristics of domestic cats Socializing with your cat Training techniques Equipment to aid training The amazing abilities of Hemingway cats Tricks and games for kittens Training for older cats And more... For hundreds of years we resigned ourselves to the belief that cats could not be trained, but now Gary Rich is showing you not only how we can communicate with them, but also train and play with them, according to their traits and characteristics, producing some incredible results along the way. With Education: Train! Play! Love! you will learn which types of cats are easiest to train and allow you to enjoy a much richer and far more fun relationship with your pet, that you will both enjoy. Buy this audiobook now!

©2020 Gary Rich (P)2020 Gary Rich

Narrator: Hedy Parks
Author: Gary Rich
Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Das andere Ende der Leine

Summary

Dieses Hörbuch wirft eine revolutionäre, neue Perspektive auf unseren Umgang mit Hunden: Es beleuchtet unser Verhalten im Vergleich zu dem der Hunde! Als Doktorin der Zoologie, Tierverhaltenstherapeutin und Hundetrainerin mit mehr als zwanzig Jahren Praxiserfahrung betrachtet Patricia McConnell uns Menschen augenzwinkernd wie eine interessante Spezies von Säugetieren. Fundiert, aber höchst unterhaltsam beschreibt sie, wie wir uns in Gegenwart von Hunden verhalten, wie die Hunde unser Verhalten interpretieren (oder missverstehen) könnten und wie wir am besten mit unseren vierbeinigen Freunden umgehen, um das Beste aus ihnen herauszuholen. Beginnen Sie, Hundeverhalten aus der Sicht eines Hundes zu betrachten und Sie werden verstehen, warum vieles, das wie Ungehorsam Ihres Hundes aussieht, einfach ein großes Missverständnis ist. Denn wir sind Primaten, die Hunde Caniden - und sprechen folglich andere Sprachen! Hier erfahren Sie: Wie Ihr Hund eher auf Zuruf kommt, wenn Sie sich weniger wie ein Affe und mehr wie ein Hund benehmen, Warum der Rat, "Dominanz" über den Hund erlangen zu müssen, Sie in Schwierigkeiten bringen kann, Welche Persönlichkeitstypen Menschen und Hunden gemeinsam sind und warum die meisten Hunde lieber mit großzügigen Herrschern als mit "Möchtegern-Alphas" zusammenleben, - ... und vieles mehr! Zahlreiche kleine Geschichten, Erlebnisse und amüsante Begebenheiten am Rande machen dieses Hörbuch zu einer Fundgrube für Aha-Erlebnisse, bei denen höchstes Hörvergnügen garantiert ist. So viel Spaß kann Verhaltensforschung machen!

©2004 Kynos Verlag Dr. Dieter Fleig GmbH (P)2018 Kynos Verlag Dr. Dieter Fleig GmbH

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Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Shorkies

Summary

Written by author Candace Darnforth, The Complete Guide to Shorkies is a must-have for anyone considering bringing a new Shorkie puppy into their home. Shorkies are one of America’s most popular designer dogs among dog lovers. If you are a new dog owner or planning on adopting a Shorkie, The Complete Guide to Shorkies is the only guidebook you will ever need in understanding and training your adorable dog. Designed to set you and your dog up for success! The Complete Guide to Shorkies will help you in every area related to your new Shorkie from the early puppy stage and different training methods to grooming and health issues and even how to train your new pup some basic commands. With this handbook, you will have an obedient and loved companion in no time! The Complete Guide to Shorkies helps you to: Groom and care for your dog correctly Keep your pup healthy and monitor his diet Train your Shorkie to have good behavior Teach your dog to socialize with people and other pets

©2021 LP Media Inc (P)2021 LP Media Inc

Narrator: Alaura Howery
Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Saving Buddy

Summary

When Nicola found Buddy, abandoned and broken, she vowed to do all she could to help save him. What she didn't know at the time was that this little dog would in turn save her. I'll never forget that day. The horror, fear and the uncertainty of what was to come are still etched on my memory. But I didn't know that in that moment, somewhere off the M1 in a place that seemed as unnerving as it was eerie, I would find something so precious that would change my life forever. That was the day I discovered my Buddy, abandoned in a crate, unable to move and so frail that he only had moments to live. He stopped me in my tracks, and without pausing to think I scooped him up and quickly ran from the scene. This was no place for people or animals. Slowly, as I learned to take care of this broken little dog, I began to realise with each new day that as I was saving him, he too was helping to free me from my past. This is the story of Buddy and me: a remarkable true story of survival, hope and never giving up, no matter how hard life gets.

©2019 Nicola Owst (P)2020 W F Howes

Narrator: Jennifer Ness
Author: Nicola Owst
Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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On Horsemanship

Summary

On Horsemanship, also sometimes titled The Art of Horsemanship, is a treatise written about 350 BCE by the Athenian historian, soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon (c. 430-354 BC). The treatise is a "hands-on" manual which deals with the selection, care, and training of horses in general.  Chapter titles include: Selecting a Young Horse, Breaking the Colt, Selecting an Older Horse, Caring for the Horse, Grooming the Horse, Training, Creating a Showy Horse, Grooming and Bridling the Horse Correctly, Safe Mounting, and The Rider's Position. Xenophon’s work is one of the earliest surviving texts on horse training.

Public Domain (P)2019 Museum Audiobooks

Narrator: Holly Brienne
Author: Xenophon
Length: 55 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Raise and Train Your Giant Schnauzer Puppy or Dog

Summary

1. The Characteristics of a Giant Schnauzer Puppy or Dog 2. How to Stop Your Giant Schnauzer from Jumping up on People 3. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Giant Schnauzer Puppy 4. What You Should Know About Puppy Teeth 5. How to Crate Train Your Giant Schnauzer 6. When Your Giant Schnauzer Makes Potty Mistakes 7. How to Teach your Giant Schnauzer to Fetch 8. Make it Easier and Healthier for Feeding Your Giant Schnauzer 9. When Your Giant Schnauzer Has Separation Anxiety, and How to Deal With It 10. When Your Giant Schnauzer Is Afraid of Loud Noises 11. How to Build a Whelping Box for a Giant Schnauzer or Any Other Breed of Dog 12. How to Stop Your Giant Schnauzer from Eating Their Own Stools 13. How to Teach Your Giant Schnauzer to Sit 14. Why Your Giant Schnauzer Needs a Good Soft Bed to Sleep In 15. How to Stop Your Giant Schnauzer from Running Away or Bolting out the Door 16. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Giant Schnauzer Puppy 17. How to Socialize Your Giant Schnauzer Puppy 18. How to Stop Your Giant Schnauzer Dog from Excessive Barking 19. When Your Giant Schnauzer Has Dog Food or Toy Aggression Tendencies 20. What You Should Know about Fleas and Ticks 21. How to Stop Your Giant Schnauzer Puppy or Dog from Biting 2. What to Expect Before and During Your Dog Having Puppies 23. What the Benefits of Microchipping Your Dog Are to You 24. How to Get Something out of a Puppy or Dog's Belly Without Surgery 25. How to Clean Your Giant Schnauzer's Ears Correctly 26. How Invisible Fencing Typically Works to Train and Protect Your Dog 27. Some Items You Should Never Let Your Puppy or Dog Eat

©2014 Vince Stead (P)2014 Vince Stead

Narrator: Stu Norfleet
Author: Vince Stead
Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Pound for Pound

Summary

"The dogs don't judge me or give me a motivational speech. They don't rush me to heal or grow. They sit in my lap and lick my face and make me feel chosen. And sometimes, it hits me hard that I'm doing the exact thing I say I cannot do. Changing."   Pound for Pound is an inspirational tale about one woman's journey back to herself, and a heartfelt homage to the four-legged heroes who unexpectedly saved her life.   For seven years, Shannon Kopp battled the silent, horrific, and all-too-common disease of bulimia. Then, at 24, she got a job working at the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, where in caring for shelter dogs, she found the inspiration to heal and the courage to forgive herself. With the help of some extraordinary homeless animals, Shannon realized that her suffering was the birthplace of something beautiful. Compassion.   Shannon's poignant memoir is a story of hope, resilience, and the spiritual healing animals bring to our lives. Pound for Pound vividly reminds us that animals are more than just friends and companions - they can teach us how to savor the present moment and reclaim our joy.

©2015 Shannon Kopp (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Shannon Kopp
Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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All Creatures Great and Small

1 rating

Summary

This program is read by Nicholas Ralph, star of the PBS Masterpiece series. A tie-in to the PBS Masterpiece series and Christmas special. The first volume in the multimillion-copy best-selling series.  Delve 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 50 years, generations of readers have flocked 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 observing animals and humans alike with his keen, loving eye. In All Creatures Great and Small, we meet the young Herriot as he takes up his calling and discovers that the realities of veterinary practice in rural Yorkshire are very different from the sterile setting of veterinary school. James Herriot's memoirs have sold 80 million copies worldwide and continue to delight and entertain listeners and readers of all ages.  A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press MASTERPIECE® is a registered trademark of the WGBH Educational Foundation. Used with permission. A Playground production for MASTERPIECE and Channel 5 in association with All3Media and Screen Yorkshire. Cover photo © Playground Television UK Ltd/ Photographer: Ed Miller

©1972 James Herriot (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Nicholas Ralph
Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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It's Just a Dog

Summary

What if your dog died and then came back as a ghost... that could talk? Would you welcome him back with open arms, or run away scared to death? Charlie Keefe is not just your typical dog lover - he's a world famous dog painter, a.k.a. "The Picasso of Pooch Portraits". Unfortunately, Charlie's beloved muse Pete, his lovable Jack Russell terrier, has just died. So, after months of suffering over his dearly departed soulmate and wondering if he ever made it to The Rainbow Bridge, Charlie reluctantly agrees to foster a new puppy - a cute Cavalier King Charles named Brownie from the local animal shelter. Soon after, Charlie is surprised to find himself falling head over heels with this new puppy girl, his "Rebound Dog", as he calls her-as well as being romantically attracted to Janelle Jordan, the head hound at the dog rescue. But then complications arise when the ghost of his old dog Pete mysteriously reappears one night and comes back to haunt him and the new puppy - setting off a bizarre chain of events that throw Charlie's life, career, and entire belief system into chaos!

©2013 Russ Ryan (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Gary Galone
Author: Russ Ryan
Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train a Puppy

Summary

If you want to elevate a perfect dog, but don't know how to train your puppy with love and care, then keep reading... There is nothing more exciting and even more exhausting than being a new animal mom and dad to a roly-poly ball of love as well as energy. The most effective point is that your new puppy is an empty canvas, merely waiting to be made into a work of art. Puppies are incredibly tender and fun, but it cannot be enjoyable when they do not consistently do what you want them to do. There are undesirable behaviors, even for young puppies. It doesn't matter how charming and lovable they are when they wreck your rug as well as stink up your home regularly. It's up to you to show your puppy where and when to go. In this audiobook, you will only learn time-tested strategies - from potty training your puppy to instructing him obedient precaution, good manners to fun, and special tricks. You will discover detailed guidelines that will aid you in training your puppy like a pro. It also contains a practical training strategy that can cater to your demands. Bringing home a puppy is a critical moment that can make a positive influence on you and also your family members' life for several years ahead. Allow this book to aid you in planning for your new puppy to find residence and also join the household. In this audiobook, you will find the following topics: General Tips Before Training Your Puppy Techniques to Train Your Puppy Physical and Mental Exercise for Your Dog Understanding Dog Psychology  Bringing Home Your New Dog Toileting for Puppies Puppy Nutrition Basic Puppy Command How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking  Puppy Behaviour Problems A Routine for Your New Puppy If you are still a little shaky, rest assured that I have educated numerous puppies. I have trained a myriad of nervous puppy owners, too. I have efficiently taught them, and I'll guide you also, step by step.  With this book, you will learn how to conduct puppy training lessons efficiently, without anxiety.  This concise and straightforward guidebook is only a click away. If you want to see how basic it is becoming the best educator ever, scroll up, click on "buy now", and get the audiobook now!

©2020 Zak Miller (P)2020 Ellepi Ltd

Narrator: Mia Rose
Author: Zak Miller
Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Border Collies

Summary

If you’ve ever seen a dog in a television commercial, there’s a pretty good chance it was a border collie. If you’ve watched herding competitions, you’ve probably seen a border collie controlling the herd. First and foremost, border collies are sheep herders. But when they’re not on the clock, they can make excellent companions. They’re energetic, playful, and extremely intelligent. They’re also sensitive, affectionate, and adorable. Even though this breed is still vital to livestock owners, we will focus on the border collie as a pet in this audiobook.  Intelligence is perhaps the most prominent trait of the border collie. In the pasture, this dog can understand specific commands and respond accordingly. They also excel at obedience competitions and agility runs because they can pick up new skills quickly and respond to challenging commands.  This audiobook will give you the information you need to jump-start your ownership journey, including: Border collie history  Choosing a border collie Preparing your home for your border collie Bringing home your border collie Being a puppy parent  House-training  Socializing with people and animals  Border collies and your other pets  Physical and mental exercise  Training your border collie Basic commands  Dealing with unwanted behaviors  Traveling with border collies Nutrition  Grooming your border collie Basic health care  Advanced border collie Health and aging dog care  This audiobook will become your go-to guide throughout your BC’s life, as it has helpful hints and reminders that will prove to be practical far into your dog's adulthood.  Border collies are an absolute joy to have as pets. These dogs are beautiful, intelligent, and silly. They love to test their owners and call the shots, but at the end of the day, they’re capable of following orders. You’ll never find another dog quite like them, as they’re capable of running around one minute and snuggling up beside you the next.  All your border collie wants is a purpose. While they may drive you nuts when they’re bored, it’s amazing to watch them work. Whether your border collie’s “job” is to tend livestock, chase the rabbits and birds from your garden, or just be a loving companion, you’ll find that your border collie will do anything for the love and affection with which you pay them.

©2018 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Jeff Blair
Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Doctor Dogs

Summary

New York Times best-selling author Maria Goodavage takes us on a thrilling, delightful, globe-trotting journey to discover the heartwarming and fascinating new world of doctor dogs. In this groundbreaking audiobook, Goodavage brings us behind the scenes of cutting-edge science at top research centers, and into the lives of people whose well-being depends on their devoted, highly skilled personal MDs (medical dogs). With her signature wit and passion, Goodavage explores how doctor dogs are becoming our happy allies in the fight against dozens of physical and mental conditions. We meet dogs who detect cancer and Parkinson’s disease, and dogs who alert people to seizures and diabetic lows or highs and other life-threatening physical ailments. Goodavage reveals the revolutionary ways dogs are helping those with autism, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. And she introduces us to intrepid canines who are protecting us from antibiotic-resistant bugs, and to dogs who may one day help keep us safe from epidemic catastrophe. Their paycheck for their lifesaving work? Heartfelt praise and a tasty treat or favorite toy. The emotional element in Doctor Dogs delivers as powerfully as the science. You don’t have to be a dog lover to care deeply about what these dogs are doing and what we are learning from them - although if you’re not a dog lover, you probably will be by the end of the audiobook.

©2019 Maria Goodavage (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Tiny but Mighty

14 ratings

Summary

From Kitten Lady, the professional kitten rescuer, humane educator, animal advocate, and owner of the popular Instagram @kittenxlady comes the definitive book on saving the most vulnerable--and adorable--feline population: newborn kittens.  Hannah Shaw, better known as Kitten Lady, has dedicated her life to saving the tiniest felines, but one doesn’t have to be a professional kitten rescuer to change--and save--lives. In Tiny but Mighty, Hannah not only outlines the dangers newborn kittens face and how she combats them, but how you can help every step of the way, from fighting feline overpopulation on the streets to fostering unweaned kittens, from combating illness to combating compassion fatigue, from finding a vet to finding the purrfect forever home. Filled with information on animal welfare, instructional guides, and personal rescue stories of kittens like Chloe, Tidbit, Hank, and Badger, Tiny but Mighty is the must-have kitten book for cat lovers, current-and-future rescuers, foster parents, activists, and advocates.  Includes a PDF of tables and charts for kitten care and instructions on how to make a cute hat for a kitten. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Hannah Shaw (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Hannah Shaw
Author: Hannah Shaw
Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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The Puppy Training Handbook

11 ratings

Summary

A proven way to effectively and efficiently raise and train your dog.  

Kaelin Munkelwitz is the dog trainer of the new age. Emmy award-winning actors, Forbes-list business moguls, and local families all trust her for the same reason: Kaelin knows dogs. 

Kaelin’s individualized approach will help you tailor time-tested positive-reinforcement training techniques to your dog’s unique character, behaviors, and makeup to achieve long-term results. 

Kaelin has compiled her thousands of hours of experience into this comprehensive guide to teach you everything you need to know about how to raise and train a happier, healthier, and more well-behaved pup, including: 

House-training, crate-training, and basic obedience training  

How to teach your pup to listen to your commands

Solving the 20 toughest dog behavioral problems 

Kaelin’s five golden rules of dog training 

Necessary health care knowledge for the most dedicated dog owners

©2017 Kaelin Munkelwitz (P)2019 Kaelin Munkelwitz

Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul: Stories of Feline Affection, Mystery and Charm

1 rating

Summary

From playful and hilarious accounts of life with cats to heartwarming tales of cat courage, healing and learning, each touching story in Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul celebrates the special bond we share with our cats.

©2012 Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Marcie Millard
Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Cockapoo Dogs

Summary

“This book has opened my eyes to the breed, all the things that either make me concerned and/or curious are in this book. It's my Cockapoo bible that I refer to when I need to. There are things in there that give the answers to everything you need to know about your Cockapoo.” (Joyce Wilson, Cockapoo owner) Bringing a new dog into your life is an exciting occasion, especially if the dog is a Cockapoo! This breed is cute, cuddly, and so much fun to have as a companion. However, a new dog is a lot of work. Before you even get the chance to pick out your dog, you’ll need to think about things like breeders, training, and supplies. Don’t worry — this book will guide you through everything you need to know about owning a Cockapoo! We’ll cover it all, from food and exercise to grooming and vet care. By the end, you’ll be more than ready to open your home to a new best friend. The Complete Guide to Cockapoo Dogs is written for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on their journey of Cockapoo ownership. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Cockapoo the right breed for me? What do I do now that I've brought home my Cockapoo? How can I best train my Cockapoo? What common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new puppy and all the challenges that come along with owning a Cockapoo. This book will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new Cockapoo owner, including: The traits of the Cocker Spaniel and Poodle you’ll find in your Cockapoo Choosing a Cockapoo Preparing your home for your Cockapoo Puppy parenting 101 Housetraining your Cockapoo Socializing your Cockapoo with other animals Cockapoos and your other pets Exercise – How much does your Cockapoo need? Training your Cockapoo Dealing with unwanted behaviors Basic Cockapoo commands Advanced commands Traveling with your Cockapoo Grooming your Cockapoo Nutrition and healthcare Cockapoos are great companions for a first-time dog owner or an experienced owner of a whole crew! They are adorable, peppy, sweet dogs that love to spend time with their people. Their intelligence makes them easy to train, and their goofiness makes them easy to love. There’s a reason that this crossbreed has been popular for so long — they’re the total package when it comes to awesome dog breeds! When it comes to their appearance, there is so much variation that you have options when it comes to picking out the cutest. And their bubbly personalities will ensure that you immediately fall in love with them. There’s still a lot of work to do before bringing home your new best friend, but by the time you reach the end of the book, you’ll hopefully feel fully prepared for your new Cockapoo!

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc

Narrator: Paul Metcalfe
Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Freshwater Aquariums

Summary

Learn how to make your fish in your freshwater aquarium thrive! If you want to know the best way to set up your aquarium and you want the healthiest fish possible, then this book is for you. Here’s the deal. Most pet shops don’t know the info contained in this book.  You don’t know what your fish do and do not need for their tank (it’s not what you think). You’re told half-truths about what’s needed to set up your tank to help pet stores profit. You want to give your fish the best life possible, but you simply don’t know how to go about doing that. Fortunately this book will give you the ultimate approach to setting up your aquarium, and teach you how to properly care for your fish. Here are a few of the things you’ll discover in this book: All of the necessary and optional things you’ll need for your aquarium How to properly set up your tank and common mistakes you’ll want to avoid Learn how to tell if a fish is healthy or not before you buy it Discover what you should be feeding your fish and how much you should be feeding them (Most get this wrong!) How many you should put in your tank based on its size Learn the correct way to properly clean your aquarium How to prevent and treat common fish illnesses And much more Imagine getting a freshwater aquarium and knowing that you’ll be able to give your fish high-quality life. By following the guidelines in this book, you can maximize the quality of life that your fish will live.

©2018 Anthony Daniels (P)2018 Anthony Daniels

Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days (Revised)

Summary

For almost 20 years, dog owners have turned to this succinct guide for sensible, step-by-step advice on how to housebreak their beloved pets - in just one week! Now revised and updated in this audio edition, pet expert Shirlee Kalstone's foolproof method for housebreaking your dog is available with a fresh, new, sound, and up-to-date information.   Whether your dog is a puppy or getting on in years, whether your goal is to housebreak, paper train, or litter train, this practical, easy-to-follow plan will help you transform your pet into a dependable member of the household - in a way that works with both his innate behavioral instincts and your individual lifestyle. You'll never again have to worry about your dog acting out, feeling anxious, depressed, or ruining your brand-new rug - as you discover: The simple secret of successful housebreaking and understanding your dog as a den dweller Step-by-step programs tailored to both apartment dwellers and home owners as well as to people who go to work versus those who are home all day How to identify your dog's natural behavioral rhythms and use them to your advantage How to cope with housebreaking lapses, marking territory, separation anxiety, and health problems The power of praise and positive reinforcement, not punishment Here is the essential, proven advice that will make training a pleasure for both you and your dog.  How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days is expertly narrated by Scott Pollak.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©1984, 2004 Shirlee Kalstone (P)2019 Echo Point Books & Media, LLC

Narrator: Scott R. Pollak
Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Bones Would Rain from the Sky

11 ratings

Summary

In Bones Would Rain from the Sky, Suzanne Clothier takes a radical new direction in understanding our life with dogs...and our mutual love. Drawing on a lifetime of experience with dogs, this nationally renowned dog trainer brings us astonishing new lessons about our animals - and ourselves. Gently, with intelligence, humor, and unfailing patience, Suzanne Clothier guides us to truly comprehend another creature's mind and heart. You will discover how our dogs see the world from their uniquely canine perspective, how we can meet their deep need for leadership without using force or coercion, and how the "laws" of canine culture often put our dogs at odds with us and our very human world. Clothier's unparalleled insights into aggression in dogs can help prevent a tragedy, including the unnecessary destruction of a pet. As in no other "dog book" or training manual, in Bones Would Rain from the Sky an extraordinary woman shows us how to find a deep connection with another being and to receive an incomparable gift: a profound, lifelong relationship with the dog you love.

©2002 Suzanne Clothier (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Pam Ward
Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Dogtripping

Summary

When best-selling mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything. They had mapped the route, brought three GPSs for backup, as well as refrigerators full of food, and stoves and microwaves on which to cook them. But traveling with 25 dogs turned out to be a bigger ordeal than he anticipated, despite RVs, the extra kibble, volunteers (including a few readers), and camping equipment. Rosenfelt recounts the adventure of moving his animal companions across the United States with humor and warmth, and tells the tale of how he and his wife became passionate foster parents for rescue dogs, culminating in the creation of the Tara Foundation and successfully placing several thousand dogs with loving families. David Rosenfelt, a native of Paterson, NJ, is a graduate of NYU. He was a former marketing president for Tri-Star Pictures before becoming a novelist. Narrator Jeff Steitzer has appeared on Broadway in "Inherit The Wind" and "Mary Poppins" in regional threaters around the country, and is the Multiplayer Announcer for all HALO video Games.

©2013 Tara Productions, Inc. (P)2013 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Jeff Steitzer
Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Remembering Dexter

Summary

After being thrown out from a moving car on a motorway and rescued from the dog pound by Brian Porter and his wife, Dexter had a happy life in their family of rescue dogs.  On the June 8th, 2019, Dexter - a Labrador-Staffy Crossbreed - passed away after a year-long fight against illness. Part funny, part serious, and part tragic, this is the story of Dexter’s life.

©2019 Brian L. Porter (P)2020 Brian L. Porter

Narrator: Tim Shoesmith
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Reckless

1 rating

Summary

From the racetracks of Seoul to the battlegrounds of the Korean War, Reckless was a horse whose strength, tenacity, and relentless spirit made her a hero among a regiment of US Marines fighting for their lives on the front lines. Her Korean name was Ah-Chim-Hai, meaning Flame-of-the-Morning. Af our-year-old chestnut-colored Mongolian racehorse with a white blaze down her face and three white stockings, she once amazed the crowds in Seoul with her remarkable speed. But the star racer was soon sold to an American marine and trained to carry heavy loads of artillery shells up and down steep hills under a barrage of bullets and bombs. The marines renamed her Reckless. Reckless soon proved fearless under fire, boldly trekking alone through the fiery gauntlet, exposed to explosions and shrapnel. For months, her drive and determination kept the marines' guns blazing, while inspiring them with her singular charm. During one day of battle alone, she made 51 trips up and down a crucial hill, covering at least 25 miles in the heat of combat. On some of her uphill treks, Reckless shielded human reinforcements. The Chinese, soon discovering the unique bravery of this magnificent animal, made a special effort to kill her. But Reckless never slowed. As months passed and the enemy grew bolder, the men came to appreciate her not just as a horse but as a weapon and, eventually, as a fellow marine. In Reckless, Tom Clavin, national best-selling coauthor of Halsey's Typhoon, tells the unlikely story of a racehorse who truly became a war hero, beloved by the US Marine Corps and decorated for bravery. A moving reminder of the unbreakable bond between people and animals, Reckless is a powerful tale of courage,survival, and even love in the face of overwhelming odds.

©2014 Tom Clavin (P)2014 Blackstone Audio

Narrator: Jim Manchester
Author: Tom Clavin
Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Be the Pack Leader

16 ratings

Summary

Best-selling author Cesar Millan takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-but-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog's life - and your own. Filled with practical tips and techniques, as well as real-life success stories from his fans, clients, and his popular television show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog's energy as well as your own, so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioral issues and take your connection with your dog to the next level. The principles of calm-assertive energy will help you become a better pack leader in every area of your life, improving your relationships with friends, family, and coworkers. In addition, Cesar addresses several important issues for the first time, including what you need to know about the major dog behavior tools available and the difference between "personality" and "instability". Ultimately, what emerges from Be the Pack Leader are both happier dogs and happier, more centered owners.

©2007 Cesar Milan and Melissa Jo Peltier (P)2007 Random House Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House Inc.

Narrator: Cesar Millan
Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Max the Miracle Dog

Summary

Are you ready, Max? If anyone's going to help me do this, it's you. The heart-warming tale of a life-saving friendship. In 2006, a traumatic car accident changed Kerry Irving's life forever. Suffering from severe neck and back injuries, Kerry was unemployed and housebound, struggling with depression and even thoughts of suicide. He went from cycling over 600 miles a month to becoming a prisoner in his own home. With hope all but lost, Kerry's wife encouraged him to go on a short walk to the local shop. In the face of unbearable pain and overwhelming panic, he persevered and, along the way, met an adorable yard dog named Max. As the Spaniel peered up through the railings, Kerry found comfort and encouragement in his soulful brown eyes. This chance encounter marked a turning point in both their lives. In Max, Kerry found comfort and motivation, and in Kerry, Max found someone to care for him. This is their remarkable, inspiring story.

©2020 Kerry Irving (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Marston York
Author: Kerry Irving
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Birds for Dummies (2nd Edition)

Summary

Your one-stop guide to caring for your avian companion Pet birds are intelligent, affectionate, and rewarding companions. No matter what bird you choose, you need to set up a happy home for him with the right stuff. You also need to keep your bird healthy by performing routine care and knowing what a healthy bird looks like and how he behaves. This friendly guide describes the birds that make the best pets, explains how to select the bird that's best for you, offers tips on bonding with your feathered friend, and provides expert advice on feeding and environmental enrichment that will keep these intelligent pets engaged. Choose the right bird based on your budget and lifestyle Create a bird-friendly environment that minimizes noise and mess Bond with your winged pet If you're ready for your love of birds to take flight, this book has everything you need.

©2021 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Tanya Eby
Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Drinking from the Trough

1 rating

Summary

Mary Carlson didn't plan to become a veterinarian, let alone the caretaker of many cats, two huskies, and horses (some with manners, some without). A suburban Chicago girl, she only knew about the American West from her uncle's stories. But thanks to him, she moved to Colorado for college - and after falling in love with a veterinary student, settled there for good. 

Her husband's work inspired her to leave teaching, become a vet herself, and open a feline-exclusive clinic. Along the way, there were grueling years of vet school, a shattered hip, an enduring love, illness, and death - and the rediscovery that life, especially one filled with delightful animals, is worth living.

©2018 Mary Carlson DVM (P)2018 Mary Carlson DVM

Narrator: Sara Morsey
Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Be Human

Summary

Manjeet Hirani was adamant that a dog would never enter her house, but that was before little Buddy arrived at her doorstep. One day, the doorbell rang. Her husband, Rajkumar Hirani, who had just finished shooting for the film PK, had sent a parcel for their son. It was an adorable puppy, one that had played the role of a depressed dog in the movie. It wasn't long before Manjeet grew to love Buddy. In this book, she writes about attachment, parenting, and karma, among other things. She shows how having a dog in the house can alter your perspective and change the way you experience life. How to Be Human is a charming and heartwarming book that, with its light touch, will make you look at life from a less cynical standpoint.

©2018 Manjeet Hirani (P)2021 Random House Audio

Narrator: Aishwarya Singh
Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Top Dog

4 ratings

Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of Soldier DogsTop Dog, Maria Goodavage takes listeners into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog. An extraordinary bond developed between Lucca and Marine Corps handler Chris Willingham, launching what became a legendary 400-mission career. A Specialized Search Dog, Lucca belongs to an elite group trained to work off-leash at long distances from her handler. She served alongside both Special Forces and regular infantry. She and Willingham became so sought-after that units scheduled missions around their availability. The audiobook describes in gritty detail the team’s adventures on and off the battlefields, including tense, lifesaving explosives finds and firefights as well as the bravery of fellow handlers and dogs they served with. Ultimately, we see how the bond between Lucca and Willingham overcame the endless brutalities of war and the traumas this violence ignites. Here is a portrait of modern warfare with a heart-warming and inspiring conclusion that will touch dog lovers and the toughest military listeners.

©2014 Maria Goodavage and Christopher Elden Willingham (P)2014 Recorded Books

Narrator: Neil Shah
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Arthur

4 ratings

Summary

When you're racing 435 miles through the jungles and mountains of South America, the last thing you need is a stray dog tagging along. But that's exactly what happened to Mikael Lindnord, captain of a Swedish adventure racing team, when he threw a scruffy but dignified mongrel a meatball one afternoon. When the team left the next day, the dog followed. Try as they might, they couldn't lose him - and soon Mikael realized that he didn't want to. Crossing rivers, battling illness and injury, and struggling through some of the toughest terrain on the planet, the team and the dog walked together toward the finish line, where Mikael decided he would save the dog, now named Arthur, and bring him back to his family in Sweden, whatever it took. In compelling prose, Arthur provides a testament to the amazing bond between dogs and people.

©2017 Mikael Lindnord (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training Basics

Summary

Are you struggling to train your dog? Do you want your dog to be happy, well-trained, and obedient? Do you want to find a way to make it easy and fun? Look no further! this audiobook will answer all your questions!   Every dog owner loves a nice, obedient and well-behaved dog. Of course, we all do! But we have to understand and apply certain kinds of training to make our dog conform to our fantasy.  Knowledge of these dog training basics along with the three noble truths of dog training and the general care of dogs will definitely put you on the right track in training a well-mannered and behaved dog who can carry out your biding just with a word or signal.   Some of the useful information you will learn in this audiobook are:   Mastering the easy-to-follow and highly effective dog-training techniques   Leash training   Crate and potty training   Obedience commands every dog should know   Learn what makes your dog tick   How to view training from your dog's point of view   How to establish a great relationship with your dog   And much more   This audiobook provides adequate knowledge on the basics of dog training with a carefully planned structure of rules and guides in achieving each training method.  You really do not have to regret getting a dog or punish that fun, adorable creature for chewing up your stuff. All you need to correct such awkward behavior is in this audiobook, and of course patience. Would you like a respectful, obedient dog? Wish to break bad habits and have fun teaching it new commands?

©2020 Dog Academy (P)2020 Dog Academy

Narrator: Rick Stevens
Author: Dog Academy
Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Animal Camp

Summary

Heartwarming stories of rescued farm animals from the author of Where the Blind Horse Sings. Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings, Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny sense of what others need. Then there’s Norma Rae, the turkey rescued from a "turkey bowl" just before Thanksgiving. There’s also Noah, a 21-year-old stallion, starved and locked in a dark stall for his entire life until he came to the safety and plenty of CAS. Claude, the giant pink free-range pig, is but another of the "underfoot family", those who roam the barnyard, free and with dignity, interacting with their own and other species in startling and profound ways. The love Stevens has for these animals, and the amount of love they give her in return, is stunning and will make any listener more thoughtful of how we treat a whole class of animals in this country. Pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, horses, goats, sheep, and more, march into CAS and into our hearts as we learn about their quirks and personalities and what makes us human.

©2010 E. Kathleen Stevens (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to German Shorthaired Pointers

Summary

The German shorthaired pointer, or GSP, is an exceptionally versatile hunting dog that was bred in Germany in the 19th century. Like all pointer breeds, GSPs are very capable of spotting and quietly drawing attention to their quarry. Included with breeds like bloodhounds and English pointers, however, GSPs are also excellent trackers that are both fast and agile when pursuing game. This is a boisterous breed that craves interaction from its human companions, making the dogs unparalleled as companions for large and active families. These dogs are extraordinarily active and outgoing, and without enough vigorous exercise and regular training sessions, their delightful energy can develop into destructive hyperactivity. This book will provide you with all the tools you need to keep your German shorthaired pointer entertained and engaged from his first days at home until his final years. Packed with essential knowledge about the GSP, this guidebook will answer all of your most pressing questions, including: Is a German shorthaired pointer the right breed for me? How do I choose the perfect canine companion for my household? Which training methods are most effective for GSPs? How do I avoid or extinguish common problem behaviors? The Complete Guide to German Shorthaired Pointers is an all-encompassing manual to your affectionate and eccentric canine companion. Veterinarian Dr. Jo de Klerk thoroughly covers all aspects of these well-rounded hunting hounds, including their history, temperament, and health.  Pet parents who choose to share their life with an enthusiastic German shorthaired pointer will treasure the indispensable information found in this book about the history, temperament, and health of their precious pooch.

©2020 LP Media Inc (P)2020 LP Media Inc

Narrator: Rebecca Emily
Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Fearful Dog Rehabilitation

Summary

Are you looking for a book that helps you truly understand canine fear and learned helplessness? Would you like to help a scared dog but they seem so shut-down and unresponsive? This book will help you. The book is based on the real-life rehabilitation of Holly, the writer’s York and puppy farm survivor. It talks about how she arrived, her healing process and who she is now. Along the way, the writer offers advice and insight into true empathy and understanding. You will learn how Holly unpacked and built her confidence in a new and safe home after spending six years as a puppy farm parent dog. The book places focus on how to facilitate an environment where even the most emotional traumatized dog can begin to heal and sparkle, simply because they feel safe, sometimes for the first time ever.   Part inspiration and part education, within the book you will learn: Recognition of learned helplessness in a dog. How to properly observe without pressure. Why observation and choices are so important. How to build and reinforce resilience. Tasks for growing self-confidence. The importance of problem solving and enrichment. Why less is more when helping a dog to heal. How important the tiny signs of confidence are. How to coach a fearful dog without adding to their fear.  This is a book delivered directly from the heart. You will finish listening to it with a round of emotional applause for Holly the tiny survivor. Along the way you will gather a range of genuinely useful and accessible tools, which will aid understanding and empower you to help any scared dog who you encounter. Sally Gutteridge is a bestselling writer, qualified dog behaviorist, and partnering founder of canine education resource Canine Principles.

©2019 Sally (P)2019 Sally Gutteridge

Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees

1 rating

Summary

If you’re looking for a big dog with an even bigger heart, the Great Pyrenees may be the dog for you! These gentle giants are fiercely loyal to their owners and make great family pets. Great Pyrenees are cuddly, adorable dogs that love to play and have a good time. They are smart and hardworking, but they have a mind of their own. Because of their tendency to be mischievous, these dogs are best suited for someone with prior dog ownership experience. It may take a little work to train a Great Pyrenees to follow your rules, but once you do, you’ll have a companion for life.  Great Pyrenees were originally bred to guard shepherds’ flocks. Today, they find work as service dogs because they love to be close to people who matter to them. They’re especially good for nursing home residents or people who use wheelchairs, as they’re tall enough to stand beside someone in a chair. These dogs may also find “work” as your family watchdog, as they have superior hearing and a loud bark. However, if you don’t have work for your Great Pyrenees, regular obedience training and lots of playtime will still give your dog the job fulfillment he craves. The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees will answer all your basic questions including: Is a Great Pyrenees the right dog for me? I brought my Great Pyrenees home. What now? What are the best ways to train my GP? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees gives you everything you need to know about this wonderful breed. Chapters include basics and advanced topics such as: Great Pyrenees history  Choosing a Great Pyrenees  Preparing your home for your Great Pyrenees  Bringing your Great Pyrenees home  Being a proud puppy parent  Housetraining  Socializing with people and animals  Great Pyrenees and your other pets  Physical and mental exercise  Training your GP  Basic commands  Advanced commands  Dealing with unwanted behaviors  Traveling with a Great Pyrenees  Nutrition  Grooming your Great Pyrenees  Basic health care  Let’s be honest here. Owning a Great Pyrenees is no easy task. This breed will challenge your authority if you let it. Raising a dog is a lot of work, but it is one of the most rewarding experiences a human can have.  This book breaks down each stage of your dog’s life, giving you all the tips and tricks you need to make your life with your new dog a breeze. You’ll learn everything you need to know about the Great Pyrenees, from picking out the perfect puppy to senior dog care. You’ll learn how to prevent bad habits and naughty behavior, and how to train your dog to be a model citizen. You’ll learn about the best exercise, diet, and grooming techniques to help your dog feel happy and healthy.  By the end of this book, you’ll feel confident in your ability to raise this majestic breed.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Micah Howery
Author: Erin Hotovy
Length: 4 hrs
Available on Audible
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Inside of a Dog

18 ratings

Summary

From an animal behaviorist and dog enthusiast comes an adorable and informative guide to understanding how our canine friends see the world based on the number-one New York Times best-selling phenomenon Inside of a Dog - now adapted for a younger audience! Have you ever wondered what your dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you can finally know! The answers will surprise and delight you as scientist and dog owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how our four-legged friends perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.

©2009 Alexandra Horowitz (P)2009 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Karen White
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Tuesday's Promise

1 rating

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Following the success of his New York Times best seller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved golden retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis' first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing mission to the next level, showing how these beautifully trained animals can assist soldiers, veterans, and many others with disabilities. Rescuing a forgotten Tuskegee airman. Battling obstinate VA bureaucrats. Delivering solace to troubled war heroes and their families. Everywhere these two go, they highlight the miraculous talents of service dogs. As Luis and Tuesday celebrate exhilarating victories, a grave obstacle threatens to derail their life-saving campaign. Though Luis has made great progress battling his own PTSD, his physical wounds risk leaving him wheelchair-bound. He must decide whether to amputate his leg and carry on with a bionic prosthesis. Even as he struggles with this dramatic decision, he and 10-year-old Tuesday prepare to welcome a female golden retriever puppy to their all-male pack. As this stirring memoir neared publication, Luis Montalván took his own life in December 2016 - another terrible tragedy of the invisible wounds of war. This book is his last letter of love to his best friend, Tuesday, and to veterans, friends, and fellow dog lovers everywhere. Never more timely than now, Tuesday's Promise is an inspiring story of love, service, teamwork, and the remarkable bond between humans and canines.

©2017 Luis Carlos Montalván (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Kevin Free
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Bernese Mountain Dogs

Summary

Bernese mountain dogs are the second-largest breed of Sennenhund-type dogs, a group of four breeds developed to assist the herders and dairymen of the Swiss Alps in their daily lives. Not only did Sennenhund dogs like Bernese mountain dogs guard livestock, but they also protected the homestead and provided herding and drafting services. Modern-day Bernese are more likely to play the role of devoted companions than farm dogs - a role they excel at due to their affectionate and docile natures. All four of the Sennenhund breeds are hardy, good-natured working dogs with striking tricolored coats, but only the Bernese have gained widespread popularity in the United States. While Bernese mountain dogs are generally agreeable canines, early socialization and training are musts to uncover their true potential. This in-depth guide to the affable Bernese mountain dog will teach you how to make the most of your canine’s cooperative temperament and how to avoid problem behaviors before they start.  Discover the answers to crucial questions such as: Is a Bernese mountain dog the right dog for me? How do I select the right puppy or rescue dog for my household? What do I need to do to prepare my home for a Bernese puppy? Which training methods are most effective for Bernese mountain dogs? The Complete Guide to Bernese Mountain Dogs, by dog trainer and journalist Andrea Berman, is a comprehensive guidebook that delves into the temperament, health, and history of these sturdy and adaptable animals.  In this audiobook, pet parents like you will find the tools to handle every stage of a Bernese mountain dog’s life, from the first few days at home to senior years. Find out everything you need to know about owning a Bernese mountain dog, including: The history of the Bernese mountain dog Selecting a reputable Bernese breeder Rescue organizations and animal shelters Preparing your home for a large dog Common household hazards What to expect the first few nights Introducing your Berner to new people and pets Tips and tricks for training the Bernese breed Socializing the adult Bernese mountain dog Choosing a professional dog trainer or training class Diet and nutrition for the Bernese mountain dog Grooming requirements for the Bernese mountain dog Health and wellness information for all stages Bernese mountain dogs are robust and intelligent dogs that are extremely devoted to their human companions. Discover all the facts you need about your noble Bernese mountain dog in this all-encompassing book, which gives you the information needed to provide a strong foundation and a nurturing environment for your Berner, both mentally and physically. This remarkable guidebook provides an easy-to-follow road map for raising a happy, well-adjusted Bernese mountain dog! 

©2020 LP Media Inc (P)2020 LP Media Inc

Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train a Puppy

Summary

Do you want to create a loving and life-long relationship with your puppy? Do you want to learn the proven strategies and secrets so your pup will understand you? If you want to raise your best friend with joy and happiness, then keep reading. While you may be excited to start training your puppy, it is crucial that you first take the time to understand how your puppy thinks. Puppies, like humans, are psychological beings and associate objects and interactions with either positive or negative emotions or intentions. How your puppy thinks will affect how successful your training is, and it's really important to make the training effective without creating stress and anxiety in your puppy. Many people on earth love dogs. But how many of them really know how to train a dog? Do you want to follow classic methods based on anger, violence, or frustration for your puppy? The solution is to use reward-based training and focus on positive reinforcement methods. Imagine being able to train your puppy with confidence, love, and joy. With this book, you will learn everything you need to raise the perfect dog and make your best friend happy, non-anxious, and behaved. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Tips and info you need to know before training your puppy House training: Five basic rules to teach your puppy how to behave at home Housebreaking: How to avoid your puppy destroying your house How to use the right words and body language so your pup will understand you Common commands and strategies and how to use them without stress and anxiety Physical and mental exercises Tricks, tips, exercises to train your puppy in a positive way Dog treating and nutrition How to face and solve the most common behavior problems Even if you've never had a puppy, you will learn how to raise your best friend with joy and happiness and create a wonderful relationship. If you'd like to know more then scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button.

©2019 Adam Bennett (P)2020 Adam Bennett

Narrator: Skyler Morgan
Author: Adam Bennett
Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Complete Cat Care Guide

1 rating

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One of the main reasons that animal shelters and rescue shelters are so packed with animals is because people take on more than they bargained for when they get a pet without doing the proper research on that particular breed beforehand. This guide gives listeners insight on the common breeds of cat that many people find themselves quite happy with and what criteria should determine what kind of feline companion you should be looking for. Without this information, you are taking a risk getting a cat that you are not happy with and sending it to a pet shelter or being stuck with that cat for the rest of its life because you feel too guilty to get rid of it. This book will help you know what items are necessary for your cat to feel comfortable in its new home, how to feed your new cat, and how to deal with many of its behaviors. Many who decide to buy a kitten find themselves completely unprepared once they get it home. This book will help prepare you in advance so that you will be able to transition smoothly as your kitten grows into a full-grown adult cat. There is a wealth of information in this book that you will be able to refer to in years to come. There is information on feeding habits for your feline, how to groom your cat, how to travel with your cat, how to understand your cat, and how to discipline your cat. What's really great is that each chapter contains many tricks and suggestions that might make life a little easier for you and your cat, especially if this is the first time you have ever owned a pet of the feline persuasion. Doing research before bringing an animal home is a smart idea; this book has done all the work for you by combining a variety of topics all into one resource. Don't waste your time searching for answers to your cat questions when you can find everything you need within this one book.

©2018 Holly Hanson (P)2018 Holly Hanson

Author: Holly Hanson
Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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CODY: Life Lessons Inspired by My Spirited Mare

Summary

Expect the unexpected! Mount up, hang on, for the ride of a lifetime! What happens when a feisty, greenhorn is challenged by her teenage daughter's spirited mare? Exhilaration leaps from exciting stories you cannot fabricate. Colorful life lessons, she never saw coming. Hang on to your hat, we're in for an adventure! Horse enthusiast or not, Cody is more than a horse ride, it's a pearl dive!

©2018 Renee Budde (P)2018 Renee Budde

Author: Renee Budde
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Nature in Horsemanship

11 ratings

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The popular and highly respected horse trainer Mark Rashid brings together Western and Eastern philosophies to demonstrate a seamless new incarnation of horse training. After years of helping "difficult" horses, Mark Rashid understands how to build the foundation of a horse's training and resolve any problems encountered along the way. He explains how he allows the traditionally firm or assertive approach of the old Western style to take some lessons from the softer conflict resolution and ego reduction approach that the Japanese martial art of aikido teaches. Rashid's ultimate goal is harmony between horse and rider.

©2011 Mark Rashid (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Matt Patterson
Author: Mark Rashid
Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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The Good Dog Way

2 ratings

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World-renowned dog trainer Sean O’Shea returns with a second volume to his much-celebrated and much-shared book The Good Dog Way: Love Them by Leading Them Vol.1. What was meant to be a one-off book that would fill the training gap that so many “How-To” training books overlook — our lack of understanding of our dogs and ourselves, and how these gaps sabotage our success regardless of how much “training” we engage in — was so incredibly well-received (close to 10,000 copies sold) that it necessitated a second volume.  Volume one took an overarching look at the biggest, most common mistakes owners make, and broke them down in a simple, clear, straightforward fashion that was easy to understand and led many to begin to re-examine, reset, and ultimately create far fuller and more enjoyable lives with their dogs. Volume two continues this journey of examining ourselves and our dogs but dives even deeper into the concepts that made volume one so helpful. Sean spent several years working to better understand and better explain the obstacles that he was seeing repeatedly stymie his client’s success, and unwittingly preventing them from achieving their goals.  Love Them by Leading Them, Vol. 2 is the natural evolution of volume one. While retaining the unique feel of the first, and still grappling with the ever-challenging human/dog “misunderstanding” of one another, volume two explores deeper territory, deeper concepts, and offers deeper solutions in an effort to help owners become the leaders/guides their dogs need them to be in order for both species to better enjoy their lives together.

©2020 The Good Dog Way, LLC (P)2020 The Good Dog Way, LLC

Narrator: Sean O'Shea
Author: Sean O'Shea
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Abucodonozor

Summary

A darling and memorable cat story about a not at-all-a-cat-person who comes home one day to find that a stray Abyssinian cat has decided to take up residency in his home. Reluctantly he feeds the cat and allows the cat to sleep on his bed. He begins to adore the cat and comes to admire and respect her regal qualities, eventually naming the cat for an Abyssinian pharaoh, Abucodonozor. But the cat has a different idea.

©2014 John Rixey Moore (P)2015 Bettie Youngs / Bettie Youngs Book Publishers

Narrator: Jerry Zimmerman
Length: 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps

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Seven steps to well-trained puppies (and happy humans)   If you’re anything like most new puppy parents, it won’t take long to realize that your fuzzy little bundle of joy can also bark, chew, jump, and mysteriously get into A LOT of trouble around the house. Don’t panic - slowly remove the shoe from your pup’s mouth and open this book, because it’s time to start successfully training.   Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps is a practical, step-by-step guide to guarantee that your cute and curious friend stays cute. From puppy proofing your home to mastering need-to-know commands, this fool-proof training manual sets you and your canine companion up for a lifetime of positively reinforced obedience and tail-wagging fun!   In this dog training book, you’ll find:   Puppy Prep - Stock up on all of the supplies you need to start training with helpful checklists and insider tips.  Dog Training in 7 Steps - This includes bringing your puppy home, crate training, potty training, preventing food aggression, socializing your puppy, the six key commands, leash walking, and coming when called.  Troubleshooting Tips - Get quick advice to make sure your dog training goes according to plan, no matter how many squirrels, birds, or other temptations catch your pup’s attention. Sit. Stay. Heel. Fetch.  This no-nonsense guide to dog training will teach you and your pup how to do it all in just seven easy steps.

©2019 Rockridge Press (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Mark Van Wye
Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Labradoodles

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"The title of the book says it all! The information, insight, and details you'll find in this book truly is a complete guide from the process of finding a reputable breeder to saying goodbye to your beloved Labradoodle. We recommend this book to all of our customers. We highly suggest buying this book whether you are considering getting a Labradoodle or have one currently!" (Robby Gilliam, Mountain View Labradoodles) Compiled by veterinarian Dr. Jo de Klerk (Star of the BBC Show Young Vets), The Complete Guide to Labradoodles teaches you everything you need to know to raise a happy, healthy Labradoodle from start to finish: How to choose the right Labradoodle Preparing your home What to do once your new Doodle arrives The Labradoodles unique personality Socialization with other pets Labradoodle training Basic commands Exercise requirements Working Labradoodles Traveling with a Labradoodle Grooming (are they really hypo-allergenic?) Health care And senior Labradoodle care You will also learn all about the background of the breed, its history, breed predisposed diseases, and special traits. All the information is specific to Labradoodles and in easy-listening comprehensive detail. Whether you know all about the breed already, or you are a new Labradoodle owner, there is something for everyone in this book. Labradoodles are a relatively new breed on the block that seem to have taken the world by storm. Originally designed by Wally Conron in Australia in the 1980s, they are now one of the most popular breeds in the USA, UK, and Australia. It's easy to see why Labradoodles are so popular. Their hypoallergenic, non-shedding coat from the Poodle, combined with the temperament and trainability of the Labrador, should make them the perfect dog. The Complete Guide to Labradoodles will ensure there is nothing left for you to wonder or worry about. It will provide you with everything you need to know to help you care for, train, and bond with your new Labradoodle.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Kimberly Weed
Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Secret Service Dogs

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In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, the vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever look at a very special breed of heroes. Wherever the president goes, there will be dogs. They'll be there no matter what the country or state. They'll be there regardless of the political climate, the danger level, the weather, or the hour. "If you let down your guard on the job," says Special Agent Bill G., canine program manager, "it can change the history of the world." It's a burden Secret Service dog handlers take extremely seriously regardless of their specialty. Tactical dog handlers on the White House lawn, handlers whose dogs sniff for explosives around the world, and those who walk their amiable floppy-eared dogs up and down Pennsylvania Avenue all live one common mantra: Not on my watch. Or my dog's. Secret Service Dogs immerses listeners into the heart of this elite world of canine teams who protect first families, popes, and presidential candidates: the selection of dogs and handlers, their year-round training, their missions around the world, and, most important, the bond - the glue that holds the teams together and can mean the difference between finding bombs and terrorists or letting them slip by. "These animals will gladly run into a hail of gunfire," says '"Stew", a Secret Service ERT tactical canine unit supervisor. "All they ask in return is for their handlers to throw the ball with them, pet them, and talk to them in an embarrassingly high voice." Secret Service Dogs celebrates the Secret Service's most unforgettable canine heroes. It is a must-listen for fans of Maria Goodavage, anyone who wants a rare inside view of the United States Secret Service, or anyone who just loves dogs.

©2016 Maria Goodavage (P)2016 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Nicole Vilencia
Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training Guide: A Positive and Easy Training Guide for Beginners

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Are you considering adopting a grown dog? Are you intimidated by the process of training one? If you want to benefit from having solid knowledge to know what to expect in owning a dog, this book is the perfect guide to teach you how to train your dog and also about the fundamentals of what every dog needs and requires.  Every year, there are millions of adult dogs that are given up to the shelter and are looking for a good and responsible home. Many people completely overlook the option of bringing home an adult dog or a senior dog because they believe that they aren’t trainable or they aren’t as lovable. This book will bust various myths regarding adult dogs and senior dogs and help you focus on the information that is needed for you to be a wonderful and responsible dog owner. Below are just a few of the benefits that you will achieve by reading this book: You will learn the common misconceptions regarding senior dogs and adult dogs You will learn the basics of dog care in adulthood and senior-hood You will be provided with an extra guide that focuses on caring for senior dogs You will learn about the different stages of a dog’s life and what to expect from each stage You will learn how to identify common behavioral problems in adult and/or senior dogs You will learn how to tackle behavioral problems to prevent long term bad behavior You will learn the different types of dog training and which are recommended for your needs You will learn seven different dog training techniques from beginner level to advanced level You will be provided with numerous training tips specific to adult dogs and senior dogs You will be provided with a guide on how to determine the best training technique for you and your dog You will be given a seven-step training guide for your adult dog Bonus: Fun games, tricks, and exercises for your dog! This book is your complete guide for everything dog-related! You will learn the ins and outs of dog psychology and how you can utilize training information to create the best customized training for your specific dog and lifestyle.  In addition, you will be learning behaviors of aging dogs that you need to look out for in order to identify possible medical conditions. This book will provide you with the right instructions and education on how to take care of aging dogs to prevent common medical problems like arthritis and dementia. Even if you have never owned a dog before in your life, you will learn everything you need to know about dogs by listening to this audiobook! Buy this book today to begin learning everything.

©2019 George Allen (P)2019 George Allen

Narrator: Corey Warner
Author: George Allen
Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Is Love

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“Lively and fascinating.... The reader comes away cheered, better informed, and with a new and deeper appreciation for our amazing canine companions and their enormous capacity for love.” (Cat Warren, New York Times best-selling author of What the Dog Knows) Does your dog love you? Every dog lover knows the feeling. The nuzzle of a dog’s nose, the warmth of them lying at our feet, even their whining when they want to get up on the bed. It really seems like our dogs love us, too. But for years, scientists have resisted that conclusion, warning against anthropomorphizing our pets. Enter Clive Wynne, a pioneering canine behaviorist whose research is helping to usher in a new era: one in which love, not intelligence or submissiveness, is at the heart of the human-canine relationship. Drawing on cutting-edge studies from his lab and others around the world, Wynne shows that affection is the very essence of dogs, from their faces and tails to their brains, hormones, even DNA. This scientific revolution is revealing more about dogs’ unique origins, behavior, needs, and hidden depths than we ever imagined possible. A humane, illuminating book, Dog Is Love is essential listening for anyone who has ever loved a dog - and experienced the wonder of being loved back.

©2019 Clive D. L. Wynne (P)2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Narrator: James Langton
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Rescue Dogs

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A fascinating look at rescue dogs - where they come from, why every dog lover should consider adopting one, and how to make them part of your family. America's leading undercover animal investigator, Pete Paxton, has, among other exploits, infiltrated more than 700 puppy mills, worked undercover to close one of the largest and most infamous puppy mills in the United States, and shuttered the most notorious trafficker of dogs for experimentation in history. In this book, he shares stories of the amazing dogs he has rescued and brought to loving families, and also offers invaluable guidance and wisdom for anyone living with rescue dogs. Far too many people think rescue dogs have irredeemable anxieties, behavior issues, or other problems. In truth, rescue dogs can - and do - become wonderful companions. This groundbreaking book will help listeners understand these dogs' unique ways of thinking, learning, and loving, and leaves no questions unanswered about the plight of dogs commercially bred in the United States - and what every dog lover can do about it.

©2019 Gene Stone and Pete Paxton (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training 101

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So you want a dog, or maybe you’ve already adopted a dog, and it’s a lot more trouble than you expected? You can picture a furry little ball of energy coming home in a box, tail wagging, ready to meet you and become your new best friend. But what happens next? In your imagination, maybe it’s a great day full of fun, bonding, and absolutely no accidents…but how likely is that, really? Adopting a new puppy is a high-risk, high-reward situation for a lot of people, no matter what previous experience they might have. Every dog is different, and even the best research won’t prepare you for unexpected quirks and issues. The good news is that everything your dog does or doesn’t do is completely trainable. From potty problems to obedience training, you can handle it all with just three tools: positive reinforcement, patience, and Dog Training 101 to guide you along the way! Dog Training 101 offers training guidance for the most basic tasks, like sitting, staying, and fetching, to more complicated canine etiquette, like leash training and socializing with other pets. In addition to instructional exercises, Quinn also dives into the ins and outs of working with different dog breeds, and training theory on the advantages of various methodologies. With a firm belief in positive reinforcement training, Quinn strives to train your dog from puppyhood to adulthood, while maintaining a healthy relationship with you. He highlights the advantages of using positive methods and shows how they are much more successful than using harsh punishments or negative incentives for dogs while training. Beginners and experts alike will be able to latch onto the straight-forward information and step-by-step exercises outlined in each chapter. Whether you adopt an affectionate, long-haired big buddy, or an aloof, toy-sized little pal, you should be able to start off on the right paw with these tips and tricks.

©2020 Pebble Publishing LLC (P)2020 Pebble Publishing LLC

Narrator: Mark Rabi
Author: Sam Quinn
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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War Animals

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America's highest military award, the Congressional Medal of Honor, was awarded to 440 deserving members of the "Greatest Generation" that served in World War II. But in 1943, before the war was even over, Allied leaders realized they needed another kind of award to recognize a different kind of World War II hero - animal heroes.  Founded in 1943, the prestigious PDSA Dickin Medal is the highest award an animal can achieve for gallantry and bravery in the field of military conflict. It was given to 55 animals who served valiantly alongside the members of the Greatest Generation. In War Animals, nationally best-selling author Robin Hutton (Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse) tells the incredible, inspiring true stories of the 55 animal recipients of the PDSA Dickin Medal during WWII and the lesser-known stories of other military animals whose acts of heroism have until now been largely forgotten. These animal heroes include G. I. Joe, who flew 20 miles in 20 minutes and stopped the planes on the tarmac from bombing a town that had just been taken over by allied forces, saving the lives of over 100 British soldiers; Winkie, the first Dickin recipient, who saved members of a downed plane when she flew 129 miles with oil clogged wings with an SOS message that helped a rescue team find the crew; Chips, who served as a sentry dog for the Roosevelt-Churchill conference; and Ding, a paradog whose plane was hit by enemy fire on D-Day, ended up in a tree, and once on the ground still saved lives.  A heartwarming and sometimes even hilarious history of hero birds, dogs, horses, and more, War Animals is a World War II story you've never heard before.

©2018 Robin Hutton (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Susan Boyce
Author: Robin Hutton
Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train and Raise a Great Dane Puppy or Dog with Good Behavior

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Great Danes and good behavior go hand in hand. At least that is what you'll learn in this training book. Don't worry about running around back and forth like a train. A Great Dane puppy or dog can be as good as great.

©2011 Vince Stead (P)2013 Vince Stead

Narrator: Jason Lovett
Author: Vince Stead
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Rough Magic

2 ratings

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At the age of 19, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to "the world's longest, toughest horse race" - an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of 25 wild ponies across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland. On a whim, she decided to enter the race. As she boarded a plane to East Asia, she was utterly unprepared for what awaited her. Riders often spend years preparing to compete in the Mongol Derby, a course that recreates the horse messenger system developed by Genghis Khan, and many fail to finish. Prior-Palmer had no formal training. She was driven by her own restlessness, stubbornness, and a lifelong love of horses. She raced for 10 days through extreme heat and terrifying storms, catching a few hours of sleep where she could at the homes of nomadic families. Battling bouts of illness and dehydration, exhaustion and bruising falls, she decided she had nothing to lose. Each dawn she rode out again on a fresh horse, scrambling up mountains, swimming through rivers, crossing woodlands and wetlands, arid dunes and open steppe. Told with terrific suspense and style, Rough Magic captures the extraordinary story of one young woman who forged ahead, against all odds, to become the first female winner of this breathtaking race.

©2019 Lara Prior-Palmer (P)2019 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Henrietta Meire
Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Saint Bernards

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Saint Bernards: the popular droopy faced giants of the dog world that everyone loves.  You’ve seen them in movies, commercials, and read about them in books. You’ve probably even seen their famous depiction as rescue dogs that carry a barrel around their neck. Saint Bernards have even been given the title “nanny dog.” What’s the truth behind all these depictions of the breed? What would trying to fit one of these giant dogs into your house be the right fit for your family and lifestyle? Just how big can they get, and how much food does a dog this large consume?   Saint Bernards are one of the easiest large breed dogs to care for. They aren’t picky eaters, they don’t require tons of exercise, and they are huge on cuddling. We get that navigating puppyhood can be tough. This is especially true when your new two-month-old puppy is already the size of a Cocker Spaniel!   In The Complete Guide to Saint Bernards, you’ll learn everything you need to know to successfully raise your giant new roommate from puppy to old age. You’ve come to the right place to learn how to live with your very own Saint Bernard. These sweet-tempered dogs are much more than the movies depict. Like any breed, they come with their own complications, quirks, and slobbery kisses. Inside, you will learn about bringing a puppy home, dealing with an adult Saint Bernard, and even how to care for them into senior hood.   Whether you don’t know if your home's big enough or you're trying to find the right food for your puppy, this guide will give you everything you ever wanted to know about Saint Bernards and more!

©2020 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Scarlett S
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Man & Horse

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In 1974, a disenfranchised young man from a broken home set out to do the impossible. With $100 in his pocket, a beat-up cavalry saddle, and a faraway look in his eye, John Egenes saddled his horse Gizmo and started down the trail on an adventure across the North American continent. Their seven-month journey took them across 11 states, from California to Virginia, ocean to ocean. As they left the pressing confinement of the city behind them, the pair experienced the isolation and loneliness of the southwestern deserts, the vastness of the prairie, and the great landscapes that make up America. Across hundreds of miles of empty land, they slept with coyotes and wild horses under the stars, and in urban areas, they camped alone in graveyards and abandoned shacks. Along the way, John and Gizmo were transformed from inexperienced horse and rider to veterans of the trail. With his young horse as his spiritual guide, John slowly began to comprehend his own place in the world and to find peace within himself. Full of heart and humor, Egenes serves up a tale that's as big as the America he witnessed, an America that no longer exists. It was a journey that could only have been experienced step by step, mile by mile, from the view between a horse's ears.

©2017 John Robert Egenes (P)2020 John Robert Egenes

Narrator: John Egenes
Author: John Egenes
Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Gone, Back Soon

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When Dr. Cyrus Mills returned home after inheriting his estranged father's veterinary practice, the last thing he wanted was to stay in Eden Falls, Vermont. However, the previously reclusive veterinarian pathologist quickly found that he actually enjoyed treating animals and getting to know the eccentric residents of the tiny provincial town - especially an alluring waitress named Amy. So Cyrus is now determined to make Bedside Manor thrive. Not an easy goal, given that Healthy Paws, the national veterinary chain across town, will stop at nothing to crush its mom-and-pop competitor. To top it off, Cyrus finds himself both the guardian of a very unique orphaned dog and smack in the middle of serious small-town drama.

©2014 Nick Trout (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Peter Berkrot
Author: Nick Trout
Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Merle's Door

4 ratings

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Ted Kerasote met and adopted Merle, a Labrador mix, while he was on a camping trip. Merle had been living in the wild, and after taking the dog home with him to Wyoming, Kerasote soon realized that Merle could not adjust to inhabiting exclusively the human world. So he put a door in his house to let Merle live both outside and in. A deeply touching portrait of a remarkable animal, Merle's Door explores the issues that all animals and their human companions face as their lives intertwine and presents the latest research into animal behavior, as well as the origins and evolution of human-dog interaction. Merle showed Kerasote how dogs might live were they free; Kerasote suggests how they should be allowed to live, and the doors that should always remain open to them.

©2007 Ted Kerasote (P)2007 Tantor Media Inc.

Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Author: Ted Kerasote
Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Cats for Dummies (3rd Edition)

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Everything you need to take care of your feline friend.    Cats are the purr-fect pets: They're relatively easy to care for, a blast to play with, and sure to win the heart of every member of your family with their loving nature - and sometimes sassy demeanor!    Cats for Dummies gives you expert insight into everything from cat behavior to what makes each type of feline unique. With this easy-to-understand guide, you'll be able to tackle those tough cat-astrophes from dealing with problem behaviors like scratching the furniture and missing the litter box - all while learning to understand what your cat is trying to tell you.    Happily bring a cat or kitten into your life    Keep your new four-legged family member comfortable and safe    Live a happy, feline-friendly life    Keep your cat in prime health

©2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Heather Wynne
Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Bring Jade Home

2 ratings

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Imagine your dog, suddenly lost in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park. Alone. At night. Surrounded by wolves and grizzly bears. Day after day, week after week. How far would you go to find your dog? Time is running out. Predators. Frigid nights. A dangerous landscape. Starvation. Bring Jade Home is the gripping true story of Jade, a young Australian shepherd, who disappears into Yellowstone's wilderness after a horrific car wreck. Despite their injuries and against doctor's orders, her owners David and Laura leave the trauma center to begin a desperate search - can they find Jade before it's too late? A must-listen for dog lovers and wilderness enthusiasts alike, Bring Jade Home is the heartwarming tale of the owners, park employees, and huge search effort to bring Jade home. This story will melt your heart and renew your faith in dogs - and people.

©2018 Michelle Caffrey (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Kristin James
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Miniature Goldendoodles

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The Miniature Goldendoodle is an adorable combination of the Golden Retriever and Toy Poodle. A newer cross-breed, the Miniature Goldendoodle has gained widespread popularity due to its sweet temperament and adorable good looks. These cute little bundles were first intentionally bred during the 1990's. They are most commonly called Miniature Goldendoodles, but they have a few other names that are also commonly used, such as Groodles and Goldiepoos. You could also call them Goldendoodles, but these varieties are smaller than the average Goldendoodle. The Complete Guide to Miniature Goldendoodles is written for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on their ownership journey. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Miniature Goldendoodle the right dog for me? I brought my Mini Goldendoodle home. What now? How can I best train my Mini Goldendoodle? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new puppy, and all the challenges that come along with owning a Miniature Goldendoodle. This audiobook will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new owner, including: Breed History and Characteristics  The Ideal Mini Goldendoodle Home  Finding Your Miniature Goldendoodle: Breeder or Rescue?  Preparing for Your Puppy  The First Week  The First Month  Housetraining  Socialization and Experience  Being a Puppy Parent  Living with other dogs  Training You Mini Goldendoodle Puppy  Basic Commands  Miniature Goldendoodle Nutrition  Grooming - Productive Bonding  Basic Health Care  Health Concerns  Your Aging Miniature Goldendoodle With the arrival of your Miniature Goldendoodle, everything in your personal life is going to be different. These dogs are more than happy to integrate into your family as quickly and seamlessly as possible. They will pay attention to everything you do and will try to find a way to make you happy, whether through cuddling or playing. Puppies are a bit more of a challenge, but even they want to be with you as much as possible. Time is going to fly by, and before you know it your puppy or young dog is going to be a full-fledged member of your family, going everywhere you go. You probably won’t even notice how quickly your dog becomes an integral part of your family. Owning a Miniature Goldendoodle can be one of the greatest experiences in life. Their joyous personalities and sweet nature make them a joy to live with. Use this guide to help you avoid all the common mistakes a first time Mini Goldendoodle owner might make. Can you raise a perfect pup? You can certainly try, and this audiobook will help you along your journey.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
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The Complete Guide to Rottweilers

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With their broad shoulders and muscular frames, the Rottweiler is a large breed of dog that has undeservedly earned a reputation for being scary, intimidating, and aggressive. However, they can actually be incredibly goofy and friendly, acting more like clowns than protectors. There is no doubt that they can make great guard dogs, but proper training and socialization also can make them a perfect family dog who will get along with everyone they meet.  The Rottweiler history goes back thousands of years, evolving from Mastiffs who worked with the Romans. They have been working alongside people for their known history, working as fighters, herders, and protectors. Today, the breed is utilized in work with military personnel, police, and security experts. At first glance, a well trained Rottie can be an intimidating sight, due to their size, muscle mass, and serious expression.  This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of owning this phenomenal breed. Whether you're someone playing with the idea of getting a Rottie, or have already embarked on your journey with your pup, this guide will offer an insight into how to create a happy and fulfilling life for you and your Rottweiler. This book will answer all your questions such as: Is a Rottweiler the right dog for me? I brought my Rottie home. What now? How can I successfully train my Rottweiler? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? Topics covered in the book include: Rottweiler breed history and characteristics  Loyal, loving guardians - determining if the rottweiler is the right breed for you  Finding your Rottweiler  Preparing for your Rottweiler puppy  Bringing home your Rottweiler  The first month  Housetraining  Socialization and experience  Living with other dogs  Training your Rottweiler puppy  Basic commands  Nutrition  Exercising - great exercise partners  Grooming - productive bonding  Health issues  Rottweiler health concerns  Your aging Rottweiler  What their reputation often overlooks is just how much personality Rottweilers have. They can be great guardians, but the vast majority of the time, they are goofy pups that consider themselves lap dogs. It’s not unusual for a full sized Rottie to try to flop down on top of your lap while you sit on the couch, or to dance at your feet begging for you to run around outside with them. They love to play and are very trainable, simply because that training means spending more time with you. This wonderful, loving, and affectionate breed can be the perfect addition to the right home.  Is a Rottweiler the breed for you? Find out inside The Complete Guide to Rottweilers.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Andrew Rowe
Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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The Complete Guide to Alaskan Malamutes

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For a new Malamute owner, trying to find, raise, and train your dog all by yourself is often a scary and daunting process. However, with the right knowledge, owning this wonderful breed can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. That’s where we come in.  In The Complete Guide to Alaskan Malamutes you’ll learn everything from finding the right breeder, preparing your family and home, what to expect in the first days and weeks with your new Malamute, to handling housebreaking and training your new puppy. This guide also covers Malamute health care, grooming, training, behavior problems, and how to properly socialize your Malamute. It’s all here.  This book answers all the most common questions (and many you didn’t even know to ask!) a new Malamute owner will face, such as:  How do I find a good breeder and what sort of questions should I ask them? How do I pick the perfect Malamute for my lifestyle out of the litter? How do I prevent my Malamute from constantly pulling during walks? How do I best handle correcting my dogs behaviors? Why does my Malamute sometimes growl and how do I stop it from happening? How do I get my Malamute used to being around other dogs? How do I exercise my Malamute enough to prevent them from becoming bored and destructive? This detailed and comprehensive guide to Alaskan Malamutes will walk you safely and step-by-step through the trials and tribulations of the first-time Malamute owner. By the end you will have a happy, healthy, polite and well-mannered dog that you can be proud to call yours, and who will bring countless joys and unwavering love, loyalty, and devotion into your life.

©2020 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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The Complete Guide to French Bulldogs

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The French Bulldog is by far one of the spunkiest, most lovable dog breeds on the planet. These dogs may be small but they are full of personality and they have endless love and loyalty to give. In this audioibook, you will learn how you can work with your Frenchie’s moldable personality and teach it to be a well-behaved puppy. You will learn how to create the perfect environment to teach your French Bulldog, and how to avoid creating bad habits that will come back to haunt you later on in life. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a French Bulldog right for me? What do I do now that I've brought home my French Bulldog? How can I best train my Frenchie? What common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new pup, and all the challenges that come along with owning a French Bulldog. This audiobook will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new Frenchie owner, including: Understanding French Bulldogs French Bulldog History Picking a French Bulldog Puppy Adopting a French Bulldog Puppy-Proofing Indoors and Out Getting Kids Ready for a Puppy The First Month at Home Housetraining Your French Bulldog Puppy Socializing Your Frenchie Being a Great puppy parent Training Your French Bulldog Feeding Your French Bulldog Grooming Your French Bulldog French Bulldog Healthcare Travel Tips for Frenchies Nothing is more adorable than a French Bulldog contentedly curled up by your side. These little dogs are full of love and bursting with personality - they are just as goofy as they are loving. But owning a French Bulldog, like owning any dog, does come with challenges. What you need to decide is whether you are up to the challenge and whether you can give a French Bulldog the kind of life and love that it deserves. If you can, you will find that your Frenchie becomes your most loyal friend and companion. So, if you’re ready to take that step, take what you’ve learned here and put it to work to become the best French Bulldog owner you can possibly be!

©2018 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Micah Howery
Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
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Beagles: The Owner's Guide from Puppy to Old Age

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Wouldn’t it be incredible if 30 expert Beagle breeders combined with a top dog trainer to create the ultimate complete owner’s guide with all your frequently asked questions answered in one place? Well here it is! You will literally find this book jam-packed full of useful quotes giving clear advice and secret tips from the world’s best Beagle breeders who between them have hundreds of years of experience in caring for Beagles. "As one of the many breeders honored to have contributed to this book, I know first hand the care the editors took to 'get it right,' asking for expert guidance every step of the way. The combined expertise that went into this book has produced one of the best books I've ever seen on the breed (and I have many of them on my bookshelf!). This book leaves no stone unturned. If you are owned by a Beagle, you MUST have this one on your bookshelf." This one-stop "instruction manual" is the essential companion to your lovable Beagle. We cover everything you should know from buying a new puppy through to old age and how best to look after your precious Beagle dog.

©2017 Dog Experts (P)2019 Dog Experts

Narrator: Ryan Whiting
Author: Alex Seymour
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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The Dog Lived (And So Will I)

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Teresa Rhyne vowed to get things right this time around: new boyfriend, new house, new dog, maybe even new job. But shortly after she adopted Seamus, a totally incorrigible beagle, vets told Teresa that he had a malignant tumor and less than a year to live. The diagnosis devastated her, but she decided to fight it, learning everything she could about the best treatment for Seamus. Teresa couldn't possibly have known then that she was preparing herself for life's next hurdle - a cancer diagnosis of her own. She forged ahead with survival, battling a deadly disease, fighting for doctors she needed, and baring her heart for a seemingly star-crossed relationship. The Dog Lived (and so Will I) is an uplifting and heartwarming story about how dogs steal our hearts, show us how to live, and teach us how to love.

©2012 Teresa J. Rhyne (P)2013 Recorded Books

Narrator: Mia Barron
Author: Teresa Rhyne
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
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Puppy Training Basic

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House-break your puppy in one week! Training puppies to obedience is a fundamental moment for those who love dogs. Method 1: traditional dog training Method 2: modern dog training Method 3: balanced dog training Puppy behaviors and what they mean Determine which training technique is right for you. Punishment in dog training Techniques to relate in a positive way Learn to stop aggressive behavior in a puppy. Step by step instructions to stop your puppy from biting Common commands useful for training your puppy Use treats when teaching dog commands.  Strategies to teach your puppy how to behave at home when lonely Potty training your dog The first week of potty training your puppy The second week of potty training your puppy Strategies for improving your dog's behavior toward other dogs or cats  Puppy training techniques How to train adult dogs

©2019 Gabriel Hall (P)2020 Gabriel Hall

Author: Gabriel Hall
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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Lessons from Your Reactive Dog

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What happens when you are walking with your dog and see a dog off lead? Does the presence of the strange dog unnerve you? Do you become tense? Does your dog tense up? If this is you, read on. Living with a reactive dog can accidently create a reactive person and a cycle of negative experiences begin. There is an answer though! With understanding comes positive change. It might not have always been this way; perhaps walking once triggered positive emotion. Maybe we were happy until something specific happened; for example, we met someone with an unfriendly dog that attacked ours or made them really scared. We, too, could have felt scared, then that fear grew over the next few walks, until we felt it the moment we saw another dog in the distance. Maybe we, too, began to experience the negative emotion with every walk, it became a habit and we even experience it whilst thinking or remembering. Nowadays, we don’t even have to be out with our dogs to experience the fear and frustration, we can get angry at home, on our own. When we walk our dogs the two of us become one emotional, physical, and psychological state. If we are relaxed that’s amazing. If we are tense, we become unified with a self-reinforced cycle of tension. We address this self-reinforcing cycle here, in great depth, to take you both from reactive to relaxed, for lasting and effective results. Welcome to your journey of understanding your precious influence, the wonder of your dog and the amazing individual, powerful force you become when the two of you truly connect.

©2019 Sally Gutteridge (P)2020 Sally Gutteridge

Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
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Dog Training Guide: A Basics Handbook for Beginners

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Your pet will be a best love! Do you want to learn the rules and strategies for your puppy, improving behavior and psychology, obedience games and potty tips? If yes, then keep listening.... Every species, human or not, has to go through a period of training. If you think about it, humans have one of the longest training periods of any species because it takes us years to learn how to talk, walk, run, jump, and learn the millions of facts we are taught in school.  So why would it be different for a young puppy, a few weeks old? Your puppy has to go through a learning process. The more consistency, patience, and consideration you show your puppy, the easier it will be for him/her to learn what is expected of him. It might be easier for you to learn how to train your puppy, by thinking along the lines of how long it took you as a child to be obedient and well behaved. It is why numerous puppy training books often mention over and over that you need to be considerate, consistent, and patient with your puppy. The chapters of this book will focus on: Your dog’s first day home Basic commands Cure for behavior issues Puppy training for toileting outside Obedience training How to stop your dog from howling all night.... And more! Although bringing a puppy into your home presents many challenges and potential accidents, it is a very rewarding choice when making him an addition to your family. Remember to have patience. Click buy now!

©2019 Ellen McGeorge (P)2020 Ellen McGeorge

Narrator: Kimberly Hughey
Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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Raising Llamas

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If you want to learn how to raise Llamas, then pay attention... Have you recently heard a lot about llamas and alpacas? You might have learned that they make great pets and can fetch you a pretty penny. Do you want to know more about raising these cute, intelligent animals? This audiobook answers every question you might have concerning these amazing animals. You will discover: The 7 things you should know before buying your first Llama or Alpaca Why you should start raising Llamas How to understand and handle Llama behavior How to identify the various breeds of Llamas and Alpacas  Simple, detailed indoor and outdoor requirements for housing Llamas How to manage climate changes in your Llama housing and facilities Why does your Llama spit? Dangerous diseases that affect Llamas and Alpacas Learn what to do when your Llama is giving birth How to care for a newborn Llama 10 helpful tips for your Llama business journey And much more! With this audiobook as your guide, you can have your herd of llamas or alpacas for utilitarian reasons (packing), keep them as pets, or use them in your fleece business venture. The instructions and advice contained in this audiobook are clear, practical, and easy to follow. From your first purchase to cria birth, this audiobook will be a handy companion. Buy this audiobook now, and enjoy a smooth, profitable journey with Llamas!

©2020 Dion Rosser (P)2020 Dion Rosser

Narrator: Ivan Busenius
Author: Dion Rosser
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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Soldier Dogs

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A leading dog-blogger offers a tour of military working dogs’ extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impact they have on those who work with them. People all over the world have been riveted by the story of Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was a part of the Navy SEAL team that led the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound. A dog’s natural intelligence, physical abilities, and pure loyalty contribute more to our military efforts than ever before. You don’t have to be a dog lover to be fascinated by the idea that a dog - the cousin of that furry guy begging for scraps under your table - could be one of the heroes who helped execute the most vital and high-tech military mission of the new millennium. Now Maria Goodavage, editor and featured writer for one of the world’s most widely read dog blogs, tells heartwarming stories of modern soldier dogs and the amazing bonds that develop between them and their handlers. Beyond tales of training, operations, retirement, and adoption into the families of fallen soldiers, Goodavage talks to leading dog-cognition experts about why dogs like nothing more than to be on a mission with a handler they trust, no matter how deadly the IEDs they are sniffing out, nor how far they must parachute or rappel from aircraft into enemy territory. "Military working dogs live for love and praise from their handlers," says Ron Aiello, president of the United States War Dogs Association and a former marine scout-dog handler. "The work is all a big game, and then they get that pet, that praise. They would do anything for their handler." This is an unprecedented window into the world of these adventurous, loving warriors. Maria Goodavage, a former reporter for USA Today and the San Francisco Chronicle, is the editor and featured writer for one of the most widely read dog blogs in the world: For the Love of Dog. She is also the author of The Dog Lover’s Companion to California and The Dog Lover’s Companion to the San Francisco Bay Area. She co-produced and wrote an award-winning children's video about animals, starring the voice of Ed Asner. Includes a bonus PDF with photographs. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2012 Maria Goodavage (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Nicole Vilencia
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Service Dog Training Guide

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Service Dog Can Be Your Companion and Helper Wh?t is a service d?g, anyway? Do you find it hard to go outside your home? A service d?g i? a d?g u??d for ???i?t?n??. Th?? are u?u?ll? used t? h?l? ????l? with visual ?r h??ring di??biliti??. Tr?it? th?t ?h?uld be ?r???nt with these d?g? ?r? trained ?bilit?, g??d behavior, g??d physical h??lth ?nd structure, ?nd bend ability. S?v?r?l organizations ????ifi??ll? train ??rvi?? d?g?. Oft?n, th??? d?g? are fr?m rescue ?h?lt?r? ?r donated by ?h?rit?bl? br??d?r?. Service d?g? can be a mixed r???, too, ?? long as they h?v? ?ll th? n??d?d tr?it?. With th?ir given duti??, th?? are often ?l???d in th? w?rking ?nim?l ??t?g?r?. Th? safety ?nd health ?f th? owner ?r? ?n th?ir ??w? after ?ll. G??d service d?g tr?ining i? a mu?t. They ?r? u?u?ll? tr?in?d t? avoid ?n? di?tr??ti?n?, ?????i?ll? wh?n th?? w??r th?ir service g??r?. Wh?n their g??r? are r?m?v?d, th?ugh, well-trained d?g? ?r? fri?ndl? ?nd m?r? r?l?x?d. They ?l?? ign?r? m??t ????l? wh?n ?n dut?. Lik? ?n? dog tr?ining, service d?g training ?t?rt? wh?n th?? ?r? just ?u??i??. U?u?ll?, th??? ?u??i?? ?r? trained first as domestic d?g? and live in f??t?r f?mili??. Wh?n th?? are old ?n?ugh, advance ??rvi?? training begins. During th?ir puppy liv??, though, they ?r? tr?in?d t? interact appropriately with different kind? ?f people with r?g?rd? to ?g?, g?nd?r, m?d? of dress, di??bilit?, ?t?. They ?r? ?l?? trained on how t? b?h?v? in the ?r???n?? ?f ?th?r dogs ?nd other ?nim?l?. B??i? tr?ining in?lud?? t?il?t tr?ining, riding in ??r?, coming when ??ll?d, sitting down, ?t??ing, and other usual d?g b?h?vi?r?. N??r ??m?l?ti?n of th?ir b??i? tr?ining in th?ir f??t?r h?m??, th? ?u??i?? ?r? ?v?lu?t?d b?tw??n th?ir 12th ?nd 18th m?nth. If they ?xhibit g??d ??rf?rm?n?? and g??d ????h?l?gi??l ?t?tu?, th?? are furth?r tr?in?d t? b???m? ??rvi?? d?g?. D?g? th?t do not quite ???? the ?t?nd?rd? are ?????d t? diff?r?nt ?rg?niz?ti?n? t? b? tr?in?d as ?u?t?m d?g? ?r police d?g?. Adv?n?? training will m?k? th?m w?rk well, despite di?tr??ti?n ?r in a diff?r?nt ?nvir?nm?nt. The heel ???iti?n is th? u?u?l w?rking position th?? should learn, and th?? ?h?uld k??? thi? ???iti?n r?g?rdl??? ?f the owner's movement ?r if ?n?thing happens t? it? leash. Al??, they ?r? known t? go th? t?il?t ?nl? ?n command wh?n on duty. In general, ??rvi?? dog training m?k?? a d?g well tr?in?d t? ??rf?rm work that will h?l? its ?wn?r with his ?r h?r di??bilit?. Th? d?g'? b?h?vi?r i? customized t? it? owner since each person, ?v?n wh?n h?ving th? ??m? di??bilit?, is diff?r?nt. For ?x?m?l?, d?g? should l??rn h?w to ?r??? a ?tr??t when it kn?w? th?t ?th?r ????l? are ?lr??d? ?r???ing if it? ?wn?r i? blind. Th?? are w?nd?rful since th?? act diff?r?ntl? at work and whil? they ?r? free. Th?? f?ll?w their tr?ining wh?n they w??r their gear but d? wh?t?v?r th?? want wh?n th?? d?n't. This i? because they are trained to do th?ir job w??ring th?ir g??r. They kn?w th?t they should b?h?v? and f?ll?w their tr?ining wh?n they h?v? th?ir service g??r on. I h??? you l??rn?d a lot about service d?g training. If all of this sounds like your ideal book, then hop on over and hit that buy button! Well, stress no more! Buy this book and also learn all....

©2019 Peter Collar (P)2020 Peter Collar

Narrator: Jason Belvill
Author: Peter Collar
Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
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The Complete Guide to Airedale Terriers

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The Airedale Terrier - A breed of dog like no other. Their sense of humor is legendary, their intelligence astounds, and their loyalty and love for their human family can win over even the most steadfast non-dog person. They’re intuitive, confident, sensitive, outgoing, and possess such a zest for life that you’ll constantly be amazed at their awesome antics. Without a doubt, the Airedale Terrier has what it takes to be a great dog, but do you have what it takes to be a great dog owner? Topics covered include: Is a Airedale the right dog for me? Should I buy from a breeder or adopt from a rescue? I brought my Airedale home. What now? How can I best train my Airedale? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? The Complete Guide to Airedale Terriers offers the insight you’ll need to enjoy a long and happy life with your dog, including how to choose the right Airedale, characteristics of the breed’s temperament, advice on housetraining, doggy daycare, nutrition, grooming, how to teach your dog basic commands, proper manners, social skills, and more. Whether your new dog is a puppy, a rescued teenager, or a senior citizen, in this audiobook you’ll find a wealth of information with a straightforward and common sense approach. The easy-to-listen format is chock-full of lighthearted, practical advice and guidance for new, as well as experienced, dog owners. Sections include all the basics such as: Get acquainted with the Airedale Terrier  Before you buy an Airedale  Buying vs. adopting  Preparing for your new arrival  Hidden household dangers  Supplies for your dog  Welcoming your Airedale to his new home  Where are your manners?  The commands  The importance of socializing  Surviving the teen years  Do you need a professional dog trainer?  Dealing with unwanted behavior - Your dog’s bad habits  Your Airedale Terrier’s health and nutrition Your aging Airedale  The Complete Guide to Airedale Terriers was written by professional dog trainer Andrea Berman whose own Airedale, Murphy, arrived as an impish puppy with a penchant for mischief, a passion for excavating the garden, and a ravenous appetite for socks, sofas, and oriental carpets. With gentle consistency, positive reinforcement, and a thorough understanding of the Airedale’s personality, Murphy’s training guided her toward a new direction as she became a sweet and loving therapy dog who comforted hospital patients and nursing home residents, and brought joy to all she met. If there’s an Airedale Terrier in your future, and we sincerely hope there is, this audiobook will help prepare you to embark on the journey of a lifetime - a journey that will bring you laughter, tail wags, an unending supply of sloppy kisses, and countless treasured memories. Get ready for your Airedale adventure!

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Andrew Rowe
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppies for Dummies

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Here's the best-selling guide to making the most of puppy's first year. Bringing home a puppy? This fun, friendly guide to puppyhood prepares you for this tough but terrific time. From the basics - housebreaking, feeding, training - to the latest on doggie day care, traveling with a puppy, and the new designer breeds, you get everything you need to help your puppy grow up to be a healthy, playful, well-mannered dog. Discover how to: Choose the perfect puppy for you Socialize your puppy Stimulate your puppy's growing mind Use the latest training tools Keep peace between kids and puppies.

©2006 Wiley Publishing, Inc. (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Brett Barry
Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
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The German Shepherd Bible

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Do you know the most important game your German Shepherd needs to know and how to teach it? Do you know what vaccines your dog needs and at what age? Are you still not able to get your pooch’s attention like you want? This is a comprehensive, no-fluff training guide that will teach you everything you need to know to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy and obedient companion. All the questions a German Shepherd owner will tend to have (and many they don't) will be answered in this book.  They'll include topics such as: Understanding how much sleep your pup needs Learning what German Shepherds like to eat for treats Socializing your dog properly Training for behavioral issues Training your dog efficiently to be obedient Coping with your dog's separation anxiety Fixing chewing problems If you're thinking of getting a German Shepherd or already have one, this audiobook will catch you up to everything you'll need to know from taking your untrained pup to a sophisticated obedient canine. Scroll up and click the "buy now" button now!

©2019 Ashley Pearson (P)2020 Ashley Pearson

Narrator: Dylan Wheeler
Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
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Puppy Training

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Puppy training doesn't have to be hard. Learn how to crate train and housebreak your puppy - the simple way. Do you want your rambunctious puppy to settle down? Do you want to stop indoor accidents and have your puppy potty outside, every time? Do you want to put an end to crate whining? Do you want your dog to sit on your command? The strategies in this book for dog obedience are proven to work fast and on the most rambunctious puppies. You can raise the well-behaved dog of your dreams. All you need is a little patience, positive reinforcement and our puppy training method. Buy Puppy Training: Raising the Perfect Puppy and you will: Potty train your puppy in 7-10 days Crate train your puppy to feel safe and calm in his crate Resolve puppy behavior issues Learn how to train the basic dog obedience commands of sit, down, stay, come and heel Gain key takeaways from each chapter, outlined in easy-to-implement lists Utilize positive reinforcement in everyday puppy training Learn why many training traditional puppy training methods are bad for your pet Raise the perfect puppy to grow into the perfect dog And much more Your puppy can be well-behaved; all you need to do is listen to the puppy training techniques in this guide to crate training and potty training and put them to use. Buy Raising the Perfect Puppy today to stop messes and accidents, and grow your puppy into a self-confident, well-behaved and loving dog.

©2017 Walnut Publishing (P)2017 Walnut Publishing

Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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Zak George's Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog

15 ratings

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A compassionate, modern, science-based approach to help you (and your dog!) with common training problems  "Zak George takes his dedication to humane and effective dog training from the screen to the written page." (Dr. John Ciribassi, DVM, DACVB,  coeditor of Decoding Your Dog)  Does your dog bark a lot, pull on the leash, hate to be left alone, or have accidents in the house?  Celebrity dog trainer and YouTube star Zak George creates the most watched dog-training content in the world and has helped millions of people with their dogs. In this problem-based guide, he makes it easy to solve the exact behavioral issue that you're struggling with - whether you’re dealing with a new puppy, an adult dog you’ve had for years, or a recently adopted rescue. He also helps you prevent many of these problems from becoming established in the first place. Packed with case studies and examples from Zak's videos so you can see his dog and puppy training tactics in action, this book contains step-by-step instructions for dealing with:   Chewing Jumping up Barking Play biting Begging Not listening Thunderstorm phobia Separation anxiety Aggression And much more!  Delving deeply into why dogs do what they do and how to work through any problems that might arise, Zak proves that it's never too late to correct behavioral issues.

©2019 Zak George and Dina Roth Port (P)2019 Random House Audio

Narrator: Zak George
Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Total Cat Mojo

16 ratings

Summary

This comprehensive guide to cat care from the star of the hit Animal Planet show My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior. Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease in their environment and in touch with their natural instincts - to hunt, catch, kill, eat, groom, and sleep. Problems such as litter box avoidance and aggression arise when cats lack this confidence. Jackson Galaxy's number one piece of advice to his clients is to help their cats harness their mojo. This book is his most comprehensive guide yet to cat behavior and basic cat care, rooted in understanding cats better. From getting kittens off to the right start socially to taking care of cats in their senior years, and everything in between, this book addresses the head-to-toe physical and emotional needs of cats - whether related to grooming, nutrition, play, or stress-free trips to the vet.

©2017 Jackson Galaxy (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Sam Osheroff
Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training

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Interested in creating a trusting, long-lasting, and friendly relationship with your puppy? Are you looking to raise a happy and healthy baby dog through easy and fun methods that you will both enjoy?  If you want to create an incredible relationship since the very beginning with your puppy, you may have found the perfect book. You need to be aware that you'll have to take care of his education. That’s why training your puppy is the beginning of a journey that will bring much wealth into your life if the corrects methods are applied. Dogs are very tender and fun, but it can also be frustrating when they don't always do what you want them to do. When a puppy comes to the family, it's a great joy. It will be necessary to guide his insertion with a few coherent and clear rules, avoiding authoritarian commands as this will not be pleasant for our puppy.  These enclosed positive methods and modern techniques will create more awareness in your puppy, eliminating common negative behaviors. You will shed light on having the clarity of how to raise a baby dog, bringing joy and happiness. With Puppy Training, you will be able to learn: Puppy training for beginners Techniques to train your puppy and potty training Physical and mental exercises for your dog and breed selection Understanding mental and physical exercises for your dog and breed selection Puppy nutrition and house rules, basics of a good routine Understanding the need of your puppy and guidelines Would you like to know more and finally create an amazing bond with your puppy? Then scroll to the top of the page and select the "Buy Now" button.

©2020 Brandon Millan (P)2020 Brandon Millan

Narrator: Kevin Kowalski
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training for Kids Fun and Easy

Summary

Kids usually love dogs, and dogs like going around children. Dogs truly take excellent consideration of kids and are very defensive about them. In any case, on the off chance that you have a child, there are some significant elements that you should consider before choosing to bring a pup home. Find out about different breeds and their essential qualities.  In this audiobook, you will learn to teach your puppy to: sit, stay, heel, drop it, rollover, speak or keep quiet, high-five gesture, follow commands, like wait, leave it, take it, or leap, stop jumping, crawl, getting too excited, take a bow, give a paw, fetch/bring, play dead, act ashamed, wave, clean up his toys, take it and drop it method, the tidy up method, getting busy, complete an obstacle course at home, playing Frisbee, walking through the tunnel, playing hide and seek and treasure hunt games, and play soccer.  Pick the dog breed that is known to be of simple demeanor and is amicable. Like the breed, the individual qualities, likewise, matter. For example, Dobermans should not be children's companion, yet some of them have been seen as amazingly inviting with kids and are exceptionally tolerant of their impulsiveness. In some examples, dogs of certain delicate breeds end up being touchy and exceptionally bad-tempered.  The ideal approach to see if a pup will develop into a furious dog or a warm one is to view his mom or adult kin. Always remember that puppies may be a lot littler than your child, yet would develop a lot faster than him. One thing that you should make your little ones comprehend is that a pup isn't a toy and cannot be taken care of the manner in which they like.  Youngsters, along these lines, must give delicate treatment to the dog and retouch his pushing, pulling, and turning ways. They should, likewise, be urged to prepare the dog oneself, so they grow up together, and the dog comprehends your kid's commands completely well. Dogs are extremely touchy animals and can feel human torment. Buy the audiobook to know more!

©2020 Gabriel Hall (P)2020 Gabriel Hall

Narrator: Alan Walkman
Author: Gabriel Hall
Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Cesar's Way

10 ratings

Summary

Cesar Millan - nationally recognized dog expert - helps you see the world through the eyes of your dog so you can finally eliminate problem behaviors. From his appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show to his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America’s most sought-after dog-behavior expert. But Cesar is not a trainer in the traditional sense - his expertise lies in his unique ability to comprehend dog psychology. Tracing his own amazing journey from a clay-walled farm in Mexico to the celebrity palaces of Los Angeles, Cesar recounts how he learned what makes dogs tick.  In Cesar’s Way, he shares this wisdom, laying the groundwork for you to have stronger, more satisfying relationships with your canine companions. Cesar’s formula for a contented and balanced dog seems impossibly simple: exercise, discipline, and affection, in that order. Taking listeners through the basics of dog psychology and behavior, Cesar shares the inside details of some of his most fascinating cases, using them to illustrate how common behavior issues develop and, more important, how they can be corrected.  You'll learn:   What your dog really needs may not be what you’re giving him  Why a dog’s natural pack instincts are the key to your happy relationship   How to relate to your dog on a canine level  There are no “problem breeds,” just problem owners  How to choose a dog who’s right for you and your family  The difference between discipline and punishment  And much more!  Filled with fascinating anecdotes about Cesar’s longtime clients, and including forewords by the president of the International Association of Canine Professionals and Jada Pinkett Smith, this is the only book you’ll need to forge a stronger, more rewarding connection with your four-legged companion. 

©2006 Cesar Millan (P)2006 Books on Tape

Narrator: John H. Mayer
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Keeping Chickens for Beginners

Summary

Keeping Chickens for Beginners is for anyone wanting to keep his or her own chickens, whether for eggs, meat, or exhibiting. Keeping chickens can seem very overwhelming at first, and this audiobook provides a clear step-by-step guide walking you through everything from selecting the right breed for your needs to looking after your chickens to breeding them. Everything you need to know to successfully keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs or meat is in this detailed audiobook.  Whether you have bought chickens already or are considering it, you will learn exactly what you need to do as well as the correct equipment for keeping healthy chickens.  In Keeping Chickens for Beginners, you will discover:    Choosing a coop: get the right coop and run, learn the major expenses in chicken keeping, and ensure your chickens are healthy and protected. Choosing a breed: Learn exactly what to look for in a breed as well as the pros and cons of various breeds, including the best egg layers and meat chickens. Feeding and watering: Discover the best foods for your chickens and what you should never feed them, as well as their water requirements. Caring for chickens: It's a big commitment, so learn everything you need to know to care for your hens, from routine jobs to protecting them to seasonal precautions and more. Cleaning the coop: a vital job that has to be done properly, so you will learn the best way to clean the coop to kill pests and prevent infection. Pests, disease, and predators: Find out the risks to your chickens and exactly what you can do to minimize these dangers. Raising chickens for meat: not for everyone, but you will find out exactly how to raise a chicken for the table, including killing, plucking, and butchering the bird. Breeding chickens: how to successfully breed chickens to add to your flock, to sell, or for the table. Hatching eggs: everything you need to know to choose eggs to hatch and incubate them successfully. Caring for baby chicks: Learn how to take care of baby chicks, how to raise them successfully, and when to move them outside. Holidaying: Find out how to go away on holiday and ensure your chickens are well cared for while you are away. Exhibiting chickens: Discover the best breeds to exhibit and exactly what is required for a show-winning chicken. Making money with chickens: some tips on generating an income from your chickens to help them earn their keep. Keeping chickens is incredibly rewarding, and once you have had fresh eggs, you won't ever want to return to bland, tasteless supermarket eggs.  Although there is an initial outlay, chickens are relatively low-maintenance and do not cost much once they are settled. You, too, can enjoy daily fresh eggs and meat from your chickens, even if you only keep a handful of chickens at home.

©2017 Jason Johns (P)2019 Jason Johns

Narrator: A. W. Miller
Author: Jason Johns
Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Think Like Your Dog and Enjoy the Rewards

Summary

Speak Your Dog's Language You can take communication with your dog to amazing levels if you know how, and this award-winning, number one best-selling dog training book shows you how. Learn to think like your dog and to communicate with it in a language your dog understands and uses all the time; body language. If you aspire to become a dog whisperer, this pet training book is the right one for you. It stands out among dog training books because it provides information from a boots-on-the-ground professional dog trainer who has learned her craft in a painstaking way. This dog obedience training book is about what works and why. It discusses all facets of training dogs and puppies, and will help put you inside the head of your canine companion so you can understand the processes that go on there. Whether you have one dog or a house full of pets, this book will show you how to make that new knowledge work for you. Is this dog training for dummies? Hardly. This author respects your intelligence and your sincere desire to improve your relationship with your dog or puppy, and she can help you achieve exactly that. She discusses all important aspects of puppy training, dog obedience training, with chapters covering on-leash and off-leash training, rewards versus corrections, dog training clicker, welcoming a new dog to your home, how to attain and retain leadership in your human-canine pack, and many other important subjects. The principles this book shares, when properly applied, will reward you with a happy dog, a disciplined dog, and a fulfilling companion with whom you will be pleased to share your life. It is ideal for a new dog owner, or simply the owner of a new dog; anyone who is about to step up to the challenge of dog training and is searching among dog training books for the one that will show the way clearly and effectively. There are a lot of dog training books on the market, but you are sure to be pleased with this one, which has provided outstanding results to many grateful dog people.

©2013 Dianna M. Young (P)2015 Dianna M. Young

Narrator: Jennifer Dorr
Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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No Better Friend

3 ratings

Summary

The extraordinary tale of survival and friendship between a man and a dog in war. Flight technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, met in the most unlikely of places: a World War II internment camp in the Pacific. Judy was a fiercely loyal dog, with a keen sense for who was friend and who was foe, and the pair's relationship deepened throughout their captivity. When the prisoners suffered beatings, Judy would repeatedly risk her life to intervene. She survived bombings and other near-death experiences and became a beacon not only for Frank but for all the men, who saw in her survival a flicker of hope for their own. Judy's devotion to those she was interned with was matched by their love for her, which helped keep the men and their dog alive despite the ever-present threat of death by disease or the rifles of the guards. At one point, deep in despair and starvation, Frank contemplated killing himself and the dog to prevent either from watching the other die. But both were rescued, and Judy spent the rest of her life with Frank. She became the war's only official canine POW, and after she died at age 14, Frank couldn't bring himself to ever have another dog. Their story - of an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances - is one of the great undiscovered sagas of World War II.

©2015 Robert Weintraub (P)2015 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Dan Woren
Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Essential Oils for Dogs: The Complete Guide to Safely Using Essential Oils on Your Dog

Summary

Are you ready to improve your dog's health and vitality with the use of nature's greatest medicines? Allow me to introduce you to the world of essential oils and aromatherapy for dogs. In this book there is absolutely no prior knowledge required, and everything is explained in simple, easy to understand steps. What if I told you I could teach you a natural treatment that takes care of your dog's mental and physical health at the same time? What if I could teach you how to eliminate bad odor naturally and healthily? What if I could teach you to relieve your dog's anxiety or stress before a visit to the vet? All of this and so much more is possible through the proper application of essential oils. Let me teach you how to keep your dog healthy, vitalized, and, most importantly, happy!

©2015 Amy Joyson (P)2015 Amy Joyson

Author: Amy Joyson
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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All That Ails You

Summary

Every dog deserves a forever home, and after being mistreated and given up several times, Wrigley has finally found his. The good-natured, smart mutt now spends his days as the house dog at SunRidge Assisted Living, comforting and doting on 45 seniors. Wrigley has free run of the place - going where he senses he's needed - but his preferred spot is beside his favorite resident, Marjorie Thompson. A big shift comes to SunRidge when a cranky curmudgeon named Walter Kepsen moves in across the hall from Marjorie. Having arrived reluctantly at the urging of his son, Walter can't stand Wrigley, or anything else for that matter. But a dramatic event is about to occur that will shake SunRidge, and make the old man see the house dog in a very different light. Told in Wrigley's voice, All That Ails You is an endearing story about the power of a dog's love, when we need it most.

©2013 Mark J. Asher (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Corey M. Snow
Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Good Boy

1 rating

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This program includes an introduction read by the author.  From best-selling author of She's Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs. This is a book about dogs: The love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been. It’s in the love of dogs, and my love for them, that I can best now take the measure of the child I once was, and the bottomless, unfathomable desires that once haunted me. There are times when it is hard for me to fully remember that love, which was once so fragile, and so fierce. Sometimes it seems to fade before me, like breath on a mirror. But I remember the dogs. In her New York Times opinion column, Jennifer Finney Boylan wrote about her relationship with her beloved dog Indigo, and her wise, funny, heartbreaking piece went viral. In Good Boy, Boylan explores what should be the simplest topic in the world, but never is: Finding and giving love. Good Boy is a universal account of a remarkable story: Showing how a young boy became a middle-aged woman - accompanied at seven crucial moments of growth and transformation by seven memorable dogs. "Everything I know about love," she writes, "I learned from dogs." Their love enables us pull off what seem like impossible feats: To find our way home when we are lost, to live our lives with humor and courage, and above all, to best become our true selves.

©2020 Jennifer Finney Boylan (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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E-Collar Training

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Dog obedience training with electronic collar! An e-collar for hounds is an electric training help. Sometimes known as a remote training collar or zap collar, this device comprises of a wireless remote which the human carries and a wireless receiver that the canine wears close to his neck. E-collars are used to teach hounds the difference between great and terrible behavior by sending feedback through physical sign delivered through the collar. The age of the dog ought to be the primary sign that you should pay special mind to when you need to begin e-collar preparing. First off, we totally concur that dogs underneath the age of a half year ought not to be presented to e-collars. This is on the grounds that, at a young age, they probably won't be able to get preparing or to get the different kinds of stimulation. Aside from the age of the dog, you should look further into the dog's disposition. Dog's personality. This is one angle that most dog proprietors disregard, which will disastrously affect your dog should occasion go amiss. This audiobook covers in What Is an E-Collar?  At What Age Can I Start E-Collar Training?  Why You Need Dog Collars for Dog Training E-Collar Foundation Training Discontinuous Phase of Remote Collar Training Utilizing Food and Treats in Combination with the E-Collar Edge Training Your Property with Your E-Collar The Long Lead Method The Flag Training Method The Claim Your Territory Method Working with Distractions, Duration and Distance Utilizing Tone and Vibrate for Recall Chain Training with a Head Collar for Dogs Train with love!

©2019 Gabriel Hall (P)2020 Gabriel Hall

Narrator: Alan Walkman
Author: Gabriel Hall
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Service Dog Training Guide

Summary

Are you suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD? Are you living with anxiety and panic attacks? Is it really hard for you to go outside your home? If you are looking for a long-term solution, keep reading... Service dog training is a rewarding challenge. We all hear amazing stories of connection and companionship between people and animals, but to these special creatures, it is their everyday life. Service dogs have an innate ability to heal and to help. Their very nature is to become in tune and interact with their human family. By encouraging this relationship through love and training, you are making a profound difference in the lives of both a person and a dog.  This is just the tip of the iceberg. All the benefits that service dogs can bring into our lives are unimaginable, and training your dog yourself will save an exorbitant amount of money and guarantee an awesome bond. In this audiobook, we will guide you throughout the process, from choosing your service dog, teaching basic skills, producing reliable obedience, preparing for the ADI public access test, to teaching your dog amazing, helpful tasks. Included in this book is a wide variety of tasks and skills your dog can learn for different types of disabilities.  Service Dog Training Guide is designed to tell you how you can reach your dreams by owning a service dog and how you can experience more joy and fun in your life. I know you might be thinking: “How long is this going to take?” Well, the truth is, it’s up to you and your dog! It’s the very key to be successful in the whole training process. This audiobook gives comprehensive information on the following: Introduction on dog training and service dog training Steps to choose the best dog for you Service dog laws and why you need to know them Types of service dogs, what they do, and how they can help you First five skills you should teach to your service dog Clicker training, training to search, engagement training, and all the best dog training methods Fun games and work games to create an incredible bond If you are ready to totally transform your life, then buy this book today. Click on the "buy now" button.

©2019 Adam Bennett (P)2020 Adam Bennett

Narrator: Skyler Morgan
Author: Adam Bennett
Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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War Dogs

Summary

In War Dogs, Rebecca Frankel offers a riveting mix of on-the-ground reporting, her own hands-on experiences in the military working dog world, and a look at the science of dogs' special abilities - from their amazing noses and powerful jaws to their enormous sensitivity to the emotions of their human companions. The history of dogs in the U.S. military is long and rich, from the spirit-lifting mascots of the Civil War to the dogs who lead patrols hunting for IEDs today. Frankel interviewed not only handlers who deployed with dogs in wars from Vietnam to Iraq but also top military commanders, K-9 program managers, combat-trained therapists who brought dogs into war zones as part of a preemptive measure to stave off PTSD, and veterinary technicians stationed in Bagram. She makes a passionate case for maintaining a robust war-dog force. In a post-9/11 world rife with terrorist threats, nothing is more effective than a bomb-sniffing dog and his handler. With a compelling cast of humans and animals, this moving audiobook is a must-listen for all dog lovers-military and otherwise.

©2014 Rebecca Frankel (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Tanya Eby
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Catching Dawn

Summary

What would you do to save a dog? Night delivers a litter of eight puppies in a poor neighborhood in Springfield, Tennessee, the week before Melissa Armstrong first meets her. As a volunteer for a local nonprofit, Melissa has experience with strays and plans to rescue Night and her litter within days. But nothing goes as planned. For the next six months, Melissa and a ragtag cast of characters try to trap the mutt with nets, catchpoles, spring traps, cheeseburgers, hot dogs stuffed with Benadryl, and the dog’s crying puppies. They fail so many times that Melissa is on the brink of giving up. But when she learns about the brutal way the local police department controls the overpopulation problem in Night’s neighborhood, she reaffirms her promise to a dog. She vows to rescue her, no matter the consequences. Catching Dawn is a beautifully written story of how Night became Dawn, and of the other dogs who have brought joy and heartbreak, moments of transcendence and despair, and unconditional love to the author’s life. Catching Dawn is also a vividly told and thoughtful reflection on the many highs and lows of caring for animals and humans in difficult circumstances; a gritty exposé of the consequences of animal overpopulation in the rural South; and the story of how a homeless dog helps a woman move through personal grief and upheaval to rediscover the meaning of family.

©2020 Melissa Armstrong (P)2021 Lantern Publishing & Media

Narrator: Ann Simmons
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dog Who Could Fly

2 ratings

Summary

An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts - ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend. In the winter of 1939 in the cold snow of no-man's-land, two loners met and began an extraordinary journey that would turn them into lifelong friends. One was an orphaned puppy, abandoned by his owners as they fled Nazi forces. The other was a different kind of lost soul - a Czech airman bound for the Royal Air Force and the country that he would come to call home. Airman Robert Bozdech stumbled across the tiny German shepherd - whom he named Ant - after being shot down on a daring mission over enemy lines. Unable to desert his charge, Robert hid Ant inside his jacket as he escaped. In the months that followed, the pair would save each other's lives countless times as they flew together with Bomber Command. And though Ant was eventually grounded due to injury, he refused to abandon his duty, waiting patiently beside the runway for his master's return from every sortie, and refusing food and sleep until they were reunited. By the end of the war Robert and Ant had become British war heroes, and Ant was justly awarded the Dickin Medal, the "Animal VC".

©2013 Damien Lewis (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Derek Perkins
Author: Damien Lewis
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Every Living Thing

4 ratings

Summary

A perfect gift for anyone who loves animals, this fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection - now available in unabridged audio format for the first time - 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.  These programs of Every Little Thing: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Belvoed Animal Doctor provide 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 hear what generations of animal lovers have already discovered: James Herriot is that rarest of creatures, a genuine master storyteller. 

©1992 by James Herriot (P)1993 by Audio Renaissance Tapes, a division of Cassette Productions Unlimited, Inc.

Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Take Care of and Raise Your Thoroughbred Horse

Summary

You can learn how to understand and train your thoroughbred horse to be good, and learn some general helpful advice on horse care and nice living conditions for your horse. 1. The Characteristics of Thoroughbred Horses 2. How to Saddle a Horse 3. How to Muck out a Horse Corral 4. How to Raise a Pony 5. How a Bit, Harness, and Reins Work 6. How to Use a Hoof Pick 7. What Kind of Shelter Does Your Horse Need? 8. How to Use a Round Pen 9. The Best Ways to Keep Flies off Your Horse 10. The Different Kinds of Horse Saddles 11. How a Cow Horse Performs 12. How Horseshoeing is Done 13. How to Enter Your Horse in Shows and Rodeos 14. Nice Safe Toys for Horses to Play With 15. How to Break and Train Your Horse 16. How to Clean a Horse Stall 17. What to Do When Your Horse Is Going to Have a Baby 18. What to Do if Your Horse Breaks Its Leg 19. How to Trailer Your Horse 20. How to Make Sure Your Horse Does Not Colic on You 21. What to Feed Your Horse 22. How to Prevent Your Horse from Going Barn Sour 23. Mare, Gelding, or Stallion, and What is the Best Horse for Your Needs? 24. What to Do if your Horse Spooks at Something

©2012 Vince Stead (P)2013 Vince Stead

Narrator: Jason Lovett
Author: Vince Stead
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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5 Easy Tips For Riding Success

Summary

If you've always dreamed of starting a young horse under saddle but are uncomfortable with traditional horse breaking or horse training techniques that assume all horses are the same, this short book is for you. If you're a seasoned equestrian looking for a better way, you'll enjoy trying some of the ideas here too. There are some easy ways you can set up for success with your horseback riding project to keep both you and your horse happy and wanting to learn more together. Discover simple techniques for understanding your horse, making him more comfortable, and designing a plan for between-training sessions that makes progress quick and schooling time rewarding. Test ideas that may be different than what everyone else is doing to see if an unusual approach works better for you and your horse. Young horse training is a lot easier - and a lot harder - than most people make it out to be. Fortunately, most issues can be avoided if you keep the horse in the conversation. That doesn't mean letting him make all the decisions, but it does involve listening to what he is trying to tell you. Horses have been bred for millennia to interact with humans - most seek a meaningful partnership that includes a job with people in the mix. If you can keep early training time fun for both of you, you'll lay a foundation for deep bonds, trust and a team approach to solutions that has you amazed at what your horse will do for you. Formula approaches don't work very well because each horse is different. What works for a timid horse usually isn't very effective with an alpha. Handling history plays a role too. Your horse will work harder to try to understand what you want if you pay attention to how he's responding to your schooling decisions. This is the first audiobooklet in the Young Horse Training Tips series, a title from our Horse Sense and Cents imprint. We hope you enjoy the ride as you learn new ways to keep your horse in the conversation before you even saddle up.

©2017 Nanette Levin (P)2017 Nanette Levin

Narrator: Nanette Levin
Length: 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dogs That Made Australia

Summary

Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building a nation.  The Dogs That Made Australia pays tribute to the dogs that gave their all for our prosperity: the fearless hounds that saved fledgling colonies from famine; the courageous heelers and tireless collies that powered the rise of beef and wool; the tough little home-grown terriers that protected the homestead and garden; and the extraordinary police dogs, ahead of their time, loved by the nation. The selfless exploits of our heroic dogs are writ indelibly in our nation's heritage and identity.  The Dogs That Made Australia is a vivid and meticulously researched history of Australia told from the perspectives of the dingo and of the dogs that were imported and developed here, as well as the humans who loved, feared and worked them. Praise "A highly readable book about Australia's dog heroes and their contribution to Australia's development. This is a book for the ages. I loved every page!" (Tony Parsons, OAM, author of The Kelpie) "This should be on every school list for every primary school. It is a fantastic Australian history reference." (Narelle Hammond, Secretary, Australian Cattle Dog Society of NSW) 

©2018 HarperCollins Publishers Australia Pty Limited (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers Australia Pty Limited

Narrator: Guy Hull
Author: Guy Hull
Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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All Pets Go to Heaven

5 ratings

Summary

World-famous spiritual guide and psychic Sylvia Browne explains the role of our pets on the Other Side: how living animals see spirits, pets purpose in our lives, how we will see our deceased pets in the afterlife, how animals fit into creation, and more. The pets we love have personalities, habits, quirks, and souls just as we do. They also have an afterlife. Drawing on 40 years of research and stories, Sylvia Browne gives us an exploratory look at how animals "live" after death on the Other Side. From our pets' never-ending loyalty, heroic deeds, and comedic behavior to how animals see spirits, Browne shares heartwarming and tear-jerking tales about pets from across the country and around the world.

©2009 Sylvia Browne (P)2009 HighBridge Company

Narrator: Jeanie Hackett
Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training: 3 Books in 1

Summary

This audiobook includes these three books: How to Train a Puppy: A Step by Step Guide to Raising Your Dog in Just 7 Days: Basics, Commands, Tricks, Skills, Exercises and Everything You Need so Your Pup Will Understand You! Puppy Training Guide: The Beginner’s Guide to Training Your Puppy in 7 Easy Steps: Includes Dog Training Basics, Potty Training and Everything You Need to Raise the Perfect Dog with Love! Service Dog Training Guide: Complete Guide to Training Your Own Service Dog: Includes a Step by Step Program with All the Basics, Tricks and Secrets to Get You Started! Do you want to create a loving and life-long relationship with your puppy? Do you want to grow up a happy puppy through simple and amusing techniques? Do you want to learn the proven strategies and secrets so your pup will understand you? If you want to raise your best friend with joy and happiness, then Dog Training is the most immediate and complete guide to finding the answers you are looking for. You will learn: Tips and information you need to know before training your puppy Steps to help the transition to family and overcome separation anxiety House training: the five basic rules to teach your puppy how to behave at home Housebreaking: How to avoid your puppy will destroy your house Ways to use the right words and body language so your pup will understand you Methods to make common commands useful without creating stress and anxiety for your puppy Ways to face and solve the most common behavior problems: barking, chewing, biting, jumping, noisy and other horrible habits Service dog laws and why you need to know them Types of service dogs, what they do, and how they can help you Clicker training, training to search, engagement training, and all the best dog training methods Even if you've never had a puppy, you will learn how to raise your best friend with joy and happiness and create a wonderful relationship. If you’d like to know more, then click on the "buy now" button.

©2020 Adam Bennett (P)2020 Adam Bennett

Narrator: Skyler Morgan
Author: Adam Bennett
Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
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Wild Horse Country

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Wild horses - also known as mustangs - live in a strange twilight. They are deeply American but not native; they are free-born symbols of liberty but tightly managed, thriving yet persecuted. Today, the wild horse is a ward of the state, with tens of thousands held in captivity by the federal government - nearly as many are left in the wild. In a powerful blend of history and contemporary reporting, New York Times reporter David Philipps traces the rich history of wild horses in America: their introduction by the Spanish conquistadors, their role in the epic battles between Native Americans and settlers, their vital place in American self-mythology. He travels through some of the most remote parts of the American West, known as Wild Horse Country, to investigate the wild horse's current dilemma, caught between the clashing ideals of ranchers, scientists, animal rights activists, slaughterhouse employees, and government officials.

©2017 David Philipps (P)2017 HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books

Narrator: David Colacci
Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
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Another Good Dog

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When Cara felt her teenaged children slipping away and saw an empty nest on the horizon, she decided the best way to fill that void was with dogs - lots of them - and so her foster journey began.   In 2015, her Pennsylvania farm became a haven for Operation Paws for Homes. There were the nine puppies at once, which arrived with less than a day's notice; a heart-worm positive dog; a deeply traumatized stray pup from Iraq; and countless others who just needed a gentle touch and a warm place to sleep. Operation Paws for Homes rescues dogs from high-kill shelters in the rural south and shuttles them north to foster homes like Cara's on the way to their forever homes.   What started as a search for a good dog, led to an epiphany that there wasn't just one that could fill the hole left in her heart from her children gaining independence - she could save dozens along the way. The stories of these remarkable dogs-including an 80-pound bloodhound who sang arias for the neighbors - and the joy they bring to Cara and her family (along with a few chewed sofa cushions) fill this touching and inspiring new book that reveals the wonderful rewards of fostering.   When asked how she can possibly say goodbye to that many loveable pups, Cara says, "If I don't give this one away, I can't possibly save another."

©2018 Cara Sue Achterberg (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Xe Sands
Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
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Horse Crazy

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One of USA Today's "20 Summer Books You Won't Want to Miss" In the best-selling tradition of works by such authors as Susan Orlean and Mary Roach, a New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist explores why so many people - including herself - are obsessed with horses. It may surprise you to learn that there are over seven million horses in America - even more than when they were the only means of transportation - and nearly two million horse owners. Acclaimed journalist and avid equestrian Sarah Maslin Nir is one of them; she began riding horses when she was just two years old and hasn’t stopped since. Horse Crazy is a fascinating, funny, and moving love letter to these graceful animals and the people who - like her - are obsessed with them. It is also a coming-of-age story of Nir growing up an outsider within the world’s most elite inner circles, and finding her true north in horses. Nir listeners into the lesser-known corners of the riding world and profiles some of its most captivating figures. We meet Monty Roberts, the California trainer whose prowess earned him the nickname “the man who listens to horses”, and his pet deer; George and Ann Blair, who at their riding academy on a tiny island in Manhattan’s Harlem River seek to resurrect the erased legacy of the African American cowboy; and Francesca Kelly, whose love for an Indian nobleman shaped her life’s mission: to protect an endangered Indian breed of horse and bring them to America. Woven into these compelling character studies, Nir shares her own moving personal narrative. She details her father’s harrowing tale of surviving the Holocaust, and describes an enchanted but deeply lonely upbringing in Manhattan, where horses became her family. She found them even in the middle of the city, in a stable disguised in an old townhouse and in Central Park, when she chased down truants as an auxiliary mounted patrol officer. And she speaks candidly of how horses have helped her overcome heartbreak and loss. Infused with heart and wit, and with each chapter named after a horse Nir has loved, Horse Crazy is an unforgettable blend of beautifully written memoir and first-rate reporting.

©2020 Sarah Maslin Nir (P)2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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Unleashing Your Dog

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No matter how cushy their lives, dogs live on our terms. They compromise their freedom and instinctual pleasure, as well as their innate strategies for coping with stress and anxiety, in exchange for the love, comfort, and care they get from us.    But it is possible to let dogs be dogs without wreaking havoc on our lives, as biologist Marc Bekoff and bioethicist Jessica Pierce show in this fascinating book. They begin by illuminating the true nature of dogs and helping us "walk in their paws". They reveal what smell, taste, touch, sight, and hearing mean to dogs and then guide listeners through everyday ways of enhancing dogs' freedom in safe, mutually happy ways. The rewards, they show, are great for dog and human alike.

©2019 Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: William Sarris
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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The Happy Puppy Handbook

3 ratings

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Penguin presents the audio edition of The Happy Puppy Handbook by Pippa Mattinson, read by Julie Maisey.  Pippa Mattinson, dog-training specialist, tells you everything you need to know about training and caring for your new puppy. From preparing the house and garden before the puppy arrives, to introducing your new friend to all the family (including children and other animals) and solving problems like crying, night waking, feeding, upset stomachs, biting, chewing and jumping up, this book is packed with all you need to know as a puppy owner.

©2019 Pippa Mattinson (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Julie Maisey
Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
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Horse People

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Best-selling author Michael Korda's Horse People is the story - sometimes hilariously funny, sometimes sad and moving, always shrewdly observed - of a lifetime love affair with horses, and of the bonds that have linked humans with horses for more than 10,000 years. It is filled with intimate portraits of the kind of people, rich or poor, Eastern or Western, famous or humble, whose lives continue to revolve around the horse. Korda is a terrific storyteller, and his book is intensely personal and seductive, a joy for everyone who loves horses. Even those who have never ridden will be happy to saddle up and follow him through the world of horses, horse people, and the riding life.

©2007 Michael Korda (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Julian Elfer
Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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The Accidental Veterinarian

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With insight and humor, Dr. Philipp Schott shares tales from the unlikely path he took into his career of veterinary science and anecdotes from his successful small-animal clinic. Dr. Schott brings to his writing the benefit of many years of expertise. Wisdom he imparts on listeners includes the best way to give your cat a pill, how to prevent your very handy dog from opening a fridge, and how to handle your fish when it has half-swallowed another.  Through these and other experiences, Dr. Schott also learned that veterinary medicine is as much, if not more, about the people as it is the animals. And he will have you laughing and crying as you embark on this journey of discovery with him.

©2019 Philipp Schott (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Tom Perkins
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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Pack of Two

2 ratings

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In Pack of Two, the author of the acclaimed best seller Drinking: A Love Story tackles a different sort of relationship. Two-time Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank (Boys Don’t Cry, Million Dollar Baby) guides us into the life of Caroline Knapp who, after losing both parents to cancer and breaking off a two-decade long relationship with alcohol in the span of one year, struggles - and succeeds - to redefine her world. The unlikely solution to Knapp’s task was found in the form of a dog named Lucille. After 18 months of sobriety, she brought home an eight-week old puppy from a local animal shelter, a puppy that became a central force in her life. Knapp brings her fresh insight into emotional and psychological issues to the complicated terrain of human-animal relationships. Along with mining her own experience with Lucille, Knapp speaks to a variety of dog people - from owners to professionals - about this profoundly healing alliance.

©1998 Caroline Knapp (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Hilary Swank
Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
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The Lion in the Living Room

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A lively adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture in search of how cats conquered the world, the Internet, and our hearts. House cats rule back alleys, deserted Antarctic islands, and our bedrooms. Clearly they own the Internet, where a viral cat video can easily be viewed upward of 10 million times. But how did cats accomplish global domination? Unlike dogs, they offer humans no practical benefit. The truth is they are sadly incompetent rat catchers and pose a threat to many ecosystems. Yet we love them still. To better understand these furry strangers in our midst, Abby Tucker travels to meet the breeders, activists, and scientists who've dedicated their lives to cats. She visits the labs where people sort through feline bones unearthed from the first human settlements, treks through the Floridian wilderness in search of house cats on the loose, and hangs out with Lil Bub, one of the world's biggest feline celebrities. Witty, intelligent, and always curious, Tucker shows how these tiny creatures have used their relationship with humans to become one of the most powerful animals on the planet. The appropriate reaction to a cuddly kitten, it seems, might not be aww but awe.

©2016 Abigail Tucker. All rights reserved. (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
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My Dogs and Guns

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This memorable book by one of our finest writers chronicles two passions: one for a dog named "Blue," another for the "guns of a lifetime." "Blue and Some Other Dogs" is a brilliant memoir about Graves' Basque-Australian sheep dog. "Guns of a Lifetime" tells the stories related to the guns this octogenarian Texan has owned, beginning with a "rusted and cylinderless" revolver. "So here are the stories," Graves writes. "They are not all 'nice' tales in contemporary terms. Political correctness, as presently defined, may be perpetrated here and there, though I hope no parts will seem like the maunderings of a Deep South redneck. But if they do, the hell with it. I am too old to fret about such matters." It's delightful writing from a treasure of a writer.

©2007 John Graves (P)2012 Skyhorse Publishing

Author: John Graves
Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
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How to Be a Good Creature

6 ratings

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Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and adventurer Sy Montgomery. To research her books, Sy has traveled the world and encountered some of the planet's rarest and most beautiful animals. From tarantulas to tigers, Sy's life continually intersects with and is informed by the creatures she meets. This restorative memoir reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals - Sy's friends - and the truths revealed by their grace. It also explores vast themes: the otherness and sameness of people and animals; the various ways we learn to love and become empathetic; how we find our passion; how we create our families; coping with loss and despair; gratitude; forgiveness; and most of all, how to be a good creature in the world.

©2018 Sy Montgomery (P)2018 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

Narrator: Sy Montgomery
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Navy SEAL Dogs

4 ratings

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The Navy SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors do it all - from detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys. These powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and most highly skilled working animals on the planet. Mike Ritland's job is to train them. This is the tale of how Ritland discovered his passion and grew up to train these elite dogs. After becoming a SEAL, he was on combat deployment in Iraq when he saw a military working dog in action, and he instantly knew he'd found his true calling. Ritland eventually started his own company to train and supply working and protection dogs for the U.S. government, the Department of Defense, and other clients. He also started the Warrior Dog Foundation to help retired Special Operations dogs live long and happy lives after their service.

©2013 Michael Ritland (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Michael Kramer
Author: Mike Ritland
Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Saddles and Sisterhood: True Stories of Friendships Built During Trail Riding and on Long Distance Horse Riding Travels

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Equestrian Adventuresses Series, Book 1 Saddles and Sisterhood  "I hesitated as my fist hovered above the door. I took in a deep breath, bracing myself for whatever - and whoever - may be standing behind the closed door. After all, it was a complete strangers house. And I wasn’t exactly invited…"   Travel to Bhutan, Canada, Ireland, Greece the Bronx and more as you embark on adventures in the saddle. In this book you will find out what it's like to be apart of a "saddle club" friendship whilst growing up in Australia. You'll race the Grey Ghost against your childhood rivalry, and you'll knock on strangers doors in Ireland as you complete your 400 mile journey across a country.  This heartwarming book is full of inspirational stories written by a variety of authors whose friendships with their horses, themselves and their friends have formed impeccable bonds.    Here's some of what you'll find in this book: Riding horses with bears in Canada  Long riders covering over 400 miles across Ireland, relying on total strangers to give their horses a place to stay for the night.  A real life Saddle Club growing up in Australia  A mother-daughter horse riding adventure to the magical Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, a tiny country lying in the Himalayas  What it's like riding horses in the Bronx in New York City.    Plus much, much more! Scroll up and download your copy today! If you want to live your dream of riding horses in exotic countries with your best friend, then order this book now!

©2020 Krystal Kelly (P)2020 Krystal Kelly

Narrator: Krystal Kelly
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Pawverbs

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A charming and wise collection of lessons from Proverbs...taught by teachers with paws. Many of us believe a house isn't a home unless there is fur on the floor. Pawverbs, a collection of 100 short stories featuring real-life animals, presents the godly wisdom of Proverbs in a whimsical way - inviting us to explore deep spiritual truths alongside tales of our lovable pets. In this book, you will meet:  Guinea pig sisters with celebrity status. A street-smart cat who finds his way home. A black Lab with a rap sheet. A dog and dolphin who are best friends. A bearded dragon who enjoys a good soak. A lifesaving Great Dane, and many more. Like little fuzzy, hairy, scaly, or feathery ambassadors, animals are a gift from God to point us to himself - to the one who promises to never leave us, is always available to listen, and who loves us more than we can fathom. If you are looking for encouragement and inspiration, or even just a kibble-sized morsel of wisdom, Pawverbs is sure to delight your pet-loving soul

©2020 Jennifer Marshall Bleakley (P)2020 Tyndale House Publishers

Narrator: Lisa Larsen
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Penguin the Magpie

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Penguin the Magpie is an extraordinary true story of recovery, hope, and courage as one injured bird and her human family learn to heal and celebrate life, told in a captivating narrative by New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Day Book, Bradley Trevor Greive. People around the world have fallen in love with Penguin the Magpie, a global social media sensation, and her adventures with her human family. But there is far more to Penguin's story than meets the eye. It all begins when Sam, Cameron Bloom's wife, suffers a near fatal fall that leaves her paralyzed and deeply depressed. One of their three sons, reeling from the tragic accident, discovers an injured magpie chick abandoned after she had fallen from her nest. The boys name the bird Penguin, for her black-and-white plumage. As they nurse Penguin back to health, the incredible joy, playfulness, and strength she exudes fortify the family and especially lift Sam's spirits. Penguin's resilience demonstrates that however bleak things may seem, compassion, friendship, and support can come from unexpected places, ensuring there will always be better days ahead. This plucky little magpie reminds us all that no matter how lost, fragile, or damaged we feel, accepting the love of others and loving them in return will help to make us whole.

©2017 Cameron Bloom (P)2017 Simon & Schuster Audio

Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Labrador Retriever Bible

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Do you know the most important game your Labrador Retriever needs to know and how to teach it? Do you know what vaccines your dog needs and at what age? Are you still not able to get your pooch’s attention like you want?   This is a comprehensive no fluff training guide that will teach you everything you need to know to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy and obedient companion. All the questions a Labrador owner will tend to have (and many they don't) will be answered in this book.     They'll include topics such as: How much sleep does my pup need   What Labradors like to eat for treats   Socializing your dog properly   Training for behavioral issues   Efficiently training your dog to be obedient   Coping with your dog's separation anxiety   Fixing chewing problems    If you're thinking of getting a Labrador or already have one, this book will catch you up to everything you'll need to know from taking your untrained pup to a sophisticated obedient canine. Download the audio now and let's begin!

©2020 Ashley Pearson (P)2020 Ashley Pearson

Narrator: Richard Roth
Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Parable

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That’s not cool! #1 New York Times bestselling author Jess Walter finds his beloved Millie sleeping with his neighbor. On his porch! In this funny remembrance of an unusual triangle, Jess learns to accept what’s best for the one animal he has ever loved. After all, he gave his heart to the Australian shepherd mix he’d rescued. What alternative has he other than to give the restless girl her freedom? But in doing so, Jess discovers more about himself, the nature of affection and attachment, the inevitability of loss, and how much Millie means to so many. Jess Walter’s Parable is part of The One, a collection of seven singularly true love stories of friendship, companionship, marriage, and moving on. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single sitting, with or without company.

©2019 Big Text, Inc., Jess Walter (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Narrator: Jess Walter
Author: Jess Walter
Length: 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Dylan

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Whipped, beaten, and abused for the first year of his life, Dylan was eventually left tied to the gates of a dog sanctuary with a note telling of his treatment. The fates were smiling on the little Bedlington terrier. The author and his family adopted him the very same day. Dylan began his life as part of the author’s family of rescue dogs and has been with them longer than any of their other dogs. From his appearance at a national dog show, to chasing squirrels in the forest, Dylan has led a wonderful, happy life since being rescued. Now 15 years old, almost deaf and blind and having survived two strokes, Dylan is still full of life, and living up to his nickname of "The Flying Bedlington". This is his story.

©2019 Brian L. Porter (P)2020 Brian L. Porter

Narrator: Tim Shoesmith
Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Potty Training Dogs: How to Potty Train Your Puppy

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Have you been thinking of getting a puppy, but the thought of potty training has kept you from taking the leap? Is the entire idea of potty training too confusing? If so, this audiobook is for you! This audiobook will explain the importance behind what you feed your dog and how that relates to getting your pup potty trained. The types of daily food and treats that are considered best for your pup are also included. You will also find information on the best kinds of exercise and how much is good for your dog, along with how exercise helps prevent accidents in the house. This audiobook also includes information on the importance of routine, not only in potty training but also in their day to day life. Tips for training your pup, a list of easier and harder to potty train dogs, the best ways to positively reinforce your pup, homemade treat recipes, and the average length of potty training are also included. This audiobook will also be useful to you if you have not yet added a puppy to your family but are curious about the potty training process and what to expect, what dogs are easiest to potty train, or even if you have recently purchased a puppy but are feeling stuck in the potty training process. The content of this audiobook will be helpful regardless of where you are at in your potty training journey, and even includes a few tips relating to general puppy training, recipes to make at home, and different kinds of inside bathroom solution are at your disposal. Getting a new addition to the family can often be an exciting, yet stressful experience and this audiobook are here to help you navigate those waters as easily and smoothly as possible. What you will find in this audiobook: Dry food vs. wet food for your puppy Foods to avoid giving your puppy A healthy snack for your puppy Great exercises for your puppy The most common ways to potty train your puppy Tips on how to tell if your puppy is at a healthy weight Sample potty training schedules for your puppy How you can speed up the potty training process How to handle inevitable potty accidents Puppy potty pads and dog litter boxes How positive reinforcement is more effective than scolding What you should expect from potty training How to teach your dog to ring a bell If you think these things could benefit you in your knowledge, get this audiobook now!

©2019 Jason Crate (P)2019 Jason Crate

Narrator: Doug Greene
Author: Jason Crate
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Pugs - The Owner's Guide from Puppy to Old Age

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Wouldn’t it be incredible if 37 expert Pug breeders combined with a top dog trainer to create the ultimate complete owner’s guide with all your frequently asked questions answered in one place? Well here it is! You will literally find this book full of useful quotes giving clear advice and tips from the world’s best Pug dog breeders who between them have hundreds of years of experience in caring for Pugs.  Hilary Linnett of Conquell Pugs says "If there were ten stars this book would receive them. As a Pug breeder of many years standing this has to be the most informative book available on Pugs, everything in it specifically applies to Pugs, it is just as suited to a novice first time owner as to a more experienced one, really worth every penny and so very informative with comments from breeders expert on the breed. The only book a Pug owner needs."  This one-stop "instruction manual" is the essential companion to your lovable Pug. We cover everything you should know from buying a new puppy through to old age and how best to look after your precious Pug.  Start off with the right advice so bad behaviors don’t even start, but if they do, we show you how to overcome common problems. We will help you understand your Pug so you can build an ever-stronger loving bond with your best-behaved member of your household.  Our experts can also help save you a small fortune by showing you the best ways to keep your Pug healthier and live a longer and more fulfilled life, reducing expensive trips to the vets.  The book has entertaining stories interspersed with practical advice and tips from our expert breeders, most of whom are members of the National Pug Dog Club of America or the Pug Dog Club in the United Kingdom.  This loveable breed is also known as Chinese Pug, Dutch Bulldog, Dutch Mastiff, Mini Mastiff, Mops (Germany), Carlin (France), Mopsi (Finland), or Doguillo (Spain).

©2018 Dog Experts (P)2019 Dog Experts

Narrator: Ryan Whiting
Author: Alex Seymour
Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
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Molly

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This program is read by the author. Molly: The True Story of the Amazing Dog Who Rescues Cats tells the heartwarming story of the man-and-dog team behind the United Kingdom Pet Detective Agency - how Colin, in need of a new lease on life, rescues Molly the dog, and how Molly in turn rescues many more beloved lost pets. As a veteran of the Royal Navy and longtime police officer, Colin Butcher was no stranger to dangerous situations. But a career in uniform can wear anyone down, so, in 2003, Colin left the force to start his own private detective agency, specializing in helping reunite people with their missing pets. And yet, despite his hundreds of successes, there were still heartbreaking cases where Colin couldn’t find the missing on his own. He knew he needed a partner.  When Colin first met Molly, his friends doubted that she would be up for the job. Where Colin was battle-tested, Molly was young and inexperienced. She was willful, wayward, and stubborn. But Colin could tell that Molly was unusually charismatic and intelligent. He decided to take a risk and bring on Molly for training.  Yes, Molly is no ordinary deputy, but a black Cocker Spaniel, and this is no ordinary detective agency. Trained by the top canine behavioral experts at Medical Detection Dogs, Molly can find missing cats - who are uniquely skilled at eluding humans - by detecting a unique scent signature, and she has been wildly successful.  The work is not always easy. Molly has faced hardships ranging from a near-fatal snakebite to the challenge of winning over Colin’s girlfriend, Sarah. But through it all, Colin and Molly share an enduring love and affection. More than a working relationship, Molly is part of the family. Together, they are the Sherlock and Watson of missing pets.

©2019 Colin Butcher (P)2019 Penguin Books Ltd.

Narrator: Colin Butcher
Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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The Ice Maid's Tale

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The town is gripped by a big freeze, and blizzard after blizzard has engulfed the feline community, leaving shops and businesses snowbound. Hettie Bagshot and her sidekick, Tilly Jenkins, have found sanctuary by their fireside, but soon they are bucketed into a terrifying nightmare, called to investigate the disappearance of the town's kittens as - one by one - they are taken in the snow. Who are the strange cats living in Wither-Fork Woods?  Will the ancient prophecy of the Ice Maid's Tail become a reality? And can Hettie and Tilly defrost the fish fingers in time for tea? Join them as they slip and slide their way through another frost-biting case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. 

©2020 Mandy Morton (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Jenny Funnell
Author: Mandy Morton
Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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Walking with Henry

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Just when you think it's the end of your story...grace shows up. Sometimes it arrives as a moment of joy in the middle of despair. Sometimes you find it next to a trusted friend along an old, well-trodden path. And sometimes, grace has fuzzy ears, a bristled mane, and hope for a new start. Join Rachel Anne Ridge, author of the beloved memoir Flash, in a journey back to the pasture. As she adopts a second rescue donkey as a little brother for Flash - a miniature named Henry - she finds that walking with donkeys has surprising lessons to teach us about prayer, renewing our faith, and connecting to God in fresh ways.   Fans all over the world fell in love with Flash and with Rachel's thoughtful, funny, and poignant stories about what life with a donkey can teach you. Now, meet Henry, and join him on a walk that could change everything about how you hope, trust, and move forward from past regrets.

©2019 Rachel Anne Ridge (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Xe Sands
Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train a Puppy

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You just let a puppy into your life, but you don't know how to raise him in the best way, Do you want to know how to create the perfect environment for your dog, so that he grows happy and balanced? If you want to create a loving, trusting, and satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend, then keep listening. When a puppy comes to the family, it's a great joy. You already know how much wealth he can bring into your life. But when you're about to welcome a puppy, you need to be aware that you'll have to take care of his education. Following his natural tendency to socialize and his innate predisposition to play, it will be necessary to guide his insertion in the family with a few coherent and clear rules, having the patience to wait for his time and the care to respect his needs. We are often led to think that training a puppy only means giving him commands in a strict and authoritarian way. But this will not be pleasant for our dog. And neither will we. How can you pleasantly improve your puppy's bad behavior without creating stress and anxiety for your dog? The solution is to practice modern positive techniques that will create more awareness in your puppy, eliminating the common negative behaviors. With these methods, you will have the clarity of how to educate a dog, bringing joy and happiness into the lives of both. This beginner's guide includes two manuscripts to give you all the information you need on how to raise a puppy in a positive way. You will learn: Choosing the right puppy for you Techniques to relate to your dog in a positive way How to make common commands useful without creating stress for your dog Simple strategies to teach your dog how to behave at home How to prevent behavior issues before they start Strategies for improving your pet's behavior with other animals How to avoid the most common mistakes owners make training puppies How to make your dog overcome separation anxiety

©2019 Brandon White (P)2020 Brandon White

Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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High in Trial

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A weekend competition turns deadly in this seventh Raine Stockton Dog Mystery. Dog trainer Raine Stockton and her happy-go-lucky golden retriever, Cisco, have been looking forward to the opening weekend of AKC competitive agility all winter. They travel to the low country of South Carolina to compete against some of the top dogs in the Southeast for blue ribbons, squeaky toys, and perhaps even that elusive title of High in Trial. But even in this carefree atmosphere of high-spirited dogs and dedicated owners, ambition runs high, and when one of the competitors is found brutally murdered it begins to look as though corruption might have penetrated even this last bastion of decency and sportsmanship, the AKC. While Raine and Cisco stalk a killer, back home a 20-year-old mystery is unfolding--one that will have devastating consequences for Raine and those she loves. And every hour that passes brings a deadly threat closer.

©2013 Donna Ball (P)2015 Donna Ball

Narrator: Donna Postel
Author: Donna Ball
Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Decoding Your Cat

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The cutting-edge, scientifically accurate, definitive book on the most popular behavioral issues that cats face In the United States, one of the predominant reasons that owners abandon or give up their pets (often leading to euthanasia) is because of unwanted behaviors. Many have tried to instruct proper cat training, but this is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth understanding of the underlying reasons for a cat’s problem behavior, the essential key to unlocking the best for your cat and avoiding pitfalls. Decoding Your Cat gives owners new insight on promoting their cat’s physical and psychological health and wellness and maintaining a long and fulfilling relationship together.  Written by the leading experts in cat behavior from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, with an introduction by animal expert Steve Dale, this book conveys the newest and best information on cat behavioral science in a fun, interesting, and understandable way. Together with anecdotes from real life situations and the science behind how cats relate to their world, Decoding Your Cat empowers owners to provide a home environment that is happy, safe, and functional, to identify and seek treatment for medical health problems, to understand how to deal with unwanted behaviors, and in general to help cats live longer and fuller lives. Narrated by Lisa Flanagan. Lisa Flanagan is an award-winning narrator, voice actor, stage director, improviser, opera librettist, and classical singer. Her VO work includes animation, video games, and commercials. Lisa has received multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, Voice Arts Awards, and the 2019 Audie Award winner for Fantasy (Spinning Silver). She lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her cats.

©2020 American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (P)2020 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

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Puppy Training Guide: The Essential Handbook for Beginners with the Basics of Dog Training.

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Are you planning on bringing home a puppy? Do you feel like you are in over your head? If you would like to benefit from training your puppy from day one to start reinforcing good behavior and learning basic commands, then this book is a 100 percent must for you! Most behavioral problems within puppies begin on the very first day. There are many things that new dog owners may not know to look out for or how to tackle a certain problem. By listening to this audiobook, you will attain the knowledge you need to you get started with the basic training for your pup. It will help you identify common behavioral issues in dogs, solutions to mitigating bad behavior, a guide to basic puppy care, and most importantly, the proper training techniques. In this Puppy Training Guide, you will find information that can help guide you through your whole journey. In this audiobook, you will find the following benefits: You will learn all the basic needs to take care of a healthy puppy You will achieve a good understanding of what to expect in each stage of life in a puppy You will learn all the benefits that come with training your puppy properly You will learn about the multiple types of puppy training You will learn the most common dog behaviors and how to tackle these issues A guide to the most effective puppy training techniques A guide to help you decide if DIY training or puppy school is more suitable for you Bonus: Fun games to play with your puppy! This audiobook is the perfect guide for you to learn not only how to train your puppy, but the necessary things to look out for during their puppyhood. There are a lot of elements that people don’t think about when they adopt their puppy such as what to feed them or how often to feed them. A lot of novice dog owners tend to have very little knowledge on the basics of puppy care which then leads to future health problems for their pooch. This audiobook will help you prevent this by providing you with several guides on determining the necessary nutrition for your pup, puppy hygiene, dental care, neutering, and proper socialization. You will also be provided with the most effective training techniques that are puppy-specific. This way, you will have a better idea of what type of training will suit your specific dog and your own lifestyle. If you are considering puppy school for your dog, this audiobook equips you with a comparison and cost benefit analysis of doing the training yourself and puppy school. Even if you have not owned a dog before in your life, Puppy Training Guide will give you the tools needed to help you become an expert. If you are someone who is looking to learn more about puppies and is not sure where to begin, this audiobook will help you become more well equipped and educated enough to have a deep and loving companionship. Your pooch will thank you for it! Buy Puppy Training Guide today and learn everything that is necessary to becoming a responsible and knowledgeable dog owner.

©2019 George Allen (P)2020 George Allen

Narrator: George Johnson
Author: George Allen
Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Hacking Canine Asthma

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Canine asthma has the potential to become life-threatening, especially in the event of an attack. Fortunately, there are a number of steps that you can take to ensure the longevity and happiness of your furry family member. In this very short and simple book, you will learn 16 different tips and techniques that you can use to maintain a high quality of life for your dog for years to come. This includes everything from making minor environmental changes to using the right tactics to give your dog his or her inhaler medication. Living with an asthmatic canine is not impossible. It takes a little bit of work on your part, but by following these tactics you can help reduce your pup's symptoms to give them the high quality of life that they deserve! Get started hacking canine asthma now!

©2016 RespLabs Publishing (P)2016 RespLabs Publishing

Length: 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Second-Chance Cats

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There's no feeling quite like that of getting a second chance and a fresh start. When we adopt a homeless cat - or that cat decides to adopt us - we're not just giving one of earth's most beautiful and inscrutable creatures a chance at a good life, we're giving ourselves the gift of companionship, solace, and love. And plenty of laughter, too! This heartwarming collection includes more than 30 true, contemporary stories told by a variety of writers, including Melody Carlson, Lauraine Snelling, and Kristin Billerbeck. Each feel-good story involves cat rescue, some in a typical way and others in surprising - even miraculous - ways. Sometimes the question becomes: Really, who rescued whom? A thoughtful gift for the cat lover in your life, Second-Chance Cats is the purrfect companion for cozy nights, lazy weekends, and any time you need a pick-me-up.

©2020 Baker Publishing Group (P)2020 eChristian

Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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E-Collar Training for Your Dog

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If you having problems controlling your dog’s loud barking, you’re not alone, and it may be time to consider electronic collar. Stop getting angry at your dog, having to apologize to neighbor for your pet’s loud barking, and instead have an look at some of the available electronic collars on the market. This audiobook will help you understand what e-collars are, why you need to use them, how to know which ones to buy, and also how to use it to successfully train your dogs. The knowledge that this book offers is wide and will help you start using dog e-collar immediately and record success in the training.

©2019 Cesar Brown (P)2019 Cesar Brown

Narrator: Marcus Mulenga
Author: Cesar Brown
Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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A Journey Through the Heart with Horses

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Join Stef P. Durham on a journey through the heart to delve deeper into the concepts discussed in Soulful Horsemanship. This audiobook is full of 49 heart-opening essays that will encourage you to build a stronger relationship with your horse. Challenge yourself to see a new perspective, communicate differently, and step into your authentic power to transform your riding and training. Your horse can help lead you to new levels of awareness and well-being that you can carry into your life. The questions asked of you are designed to give you the tools to reflect on your own heart desires. Your biggest challenge is to know yourself more completely. Your journey is unique to you. Invite your horse to walk a different path with you - a path that leads to a meaningful and beneficial connection between horse and human. With your horse by your side, you have the ideal partner to become courageous enough to start living with true authenticity and purpose.

©2014 Stef P. Durham (P)2015 Stef P. Durham

Narrator: Stef P. Durham
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Reef Aquariums: Learn the Ins and Outs to Set Up Your Tank for Success

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Are you ready to start your own beautiful reef aquarium? If you want to start your own thriving reef aquarium with or without saltwater fish, than this book is for you. Here’s the deal: You love the beauty of corals but you have no idea where to start and you don’t want to waste your time and money by not knowing what to do. Here is what you'll learn from this audiobook: What do you need (and in what amounts) in order to start a successful reef aquarium? What kind of corals should you get? How can you tell if your corals are thriving or slowing dying?  Fortunately, this book will give you the blueprint you need to start a reef aquarium that you will love. Here are a few of the things you’ll discover in this book: What you need to do before you put any corals (or potential fish) in your tank How to properly set up your reef aquarium for success How to go about pricing your services How to properly feed your corals What are the steps to maintain your reef tank and how often you need to do it How to add invertebrates like snails, shrimp, and crabs to your tank What are the different saltwater fish that are compatible with reef tanks Imagine what life would be being able to come home to a beautiful reef tank. By following the strategies outlined in this audiobook, you can create the reef aquarium of your dreams.  Scroll up, click the buy now button, and start designing your breath-taking reef tank today!

©2019 Anthony Daniels (P)2019 Anthony Daniels

Narrator: Brian R. Scott
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Be the Pack Leader

1 rating

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Best-selling author Cesar Millan takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog’s life - and your own.  Filled with practical tips and techniques as well as real-life success stories from his clients (including the Grogan family, owners of Marley from Marley & Me) and his popular television show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog’s energy as well as your own so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioral issues and take your connection with your dog to the next level. The principles of calm-assertive energy will help you become a better pack leader in every area of your life, improving your relationships with friends, family, and coworkers.  In addition, Cesar addresses several important issues for the first time, including what you need to know about the major dog behavior tools available and the difference between “personality” and “instability.” Ultimately, what emerges from Be the Pack Leader are both happier dogs and happier, more centered owners. 

©2007 Cesar Milan and Melissa Jo Peltier (P)2007 Books on Tape

Narrator: John H. Mayer
Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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The Doggie in the Window

1 rating

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When journalist Rory Kress met Izzie, she didn't think twice before bringing her home. She found the 12-week-old wheaten terrier in a pet shop and was handed paperwork showing Izzie had been born in a USDA-licensed breeding facility - so she couldn't be a puppy mill dog, right? But a few years later, as Rory embarked on her own difficult journey to become a mother, her curiosity began to tug at her. Sure, Izzie was her fur baby, but who was her dog's real mother, and where was she now? And where did Izzie pick up her strange personality quirks? Like so many people, Rory had assumed the young puppy was a clean slate when she bought her. Those questions led Rory - with Izzie by her side - on a nationwide investigation, the first of its kind. From a dog livestock auction to the laboratory of one of the world's leading animal behavioral scientists all the way up to the highest echelons of the USDA, they sought answers about who we're trusting to be the watchdogs for our pet dogs. The Doggie in the Window is a story of hope and redemption. With Izzie's help, we learn the real story behind the dog in the window and how she got there in the first place.

©2018 Rory Kress (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Teri Schnaubelt
Author: Rory Kress
Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Being a Dog

7 ratings

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Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times best-selling blockbuster Inside of a Dog, explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ - the nose - and how we humans can put our underused sense of smell to work in surprising ways. What the dog sees and knows comes mostly through his nose, and the information that every dog takes in about the world just based on smell is unthinkably rich. To a dog there is no such thing as "fresh air". Every gulp of air is full of information. In Being a Dog, Alexandra Horowitz, an eminent research scientist in the field of dog cognition, explores what the nose knows by taking an imaginative leap into what it is like to be a dog. Inspired by her own family dogs, Finnegan and Upton, Horowitz sets off on a quest to make sense of scents. In addition to speaking to experts across the country, Horowitz visits the California Narcotic Canine Association Training Institute and the Stapleton Group's Vapor Wake explosives dog training team; she meets vets and researchers working with dogs to detect cancerous cells and anticipate epileptic seizures or diabetic shock; and she travels with Finnegan to the West Coast, where he learns how to find truffles. Horowitz even attempts to smell-train her own nose. Being a Dog is a scientifically rigorous book that presents cutting-edge research with literary flair. Revealing such surprising facts as panting dogs cannot smell to explaining how dogs tell time by detecting lingering smells, Horowitz covers the topic of noses - both canine and human - from curious and always fascinating angles. As we come to understand how rich, complex, and exciting the world around us appears to a dog's sense of smell, we can begin to better appreciate it through our own.

©2016 Alexandra Horowitz. All rights reserved. (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Australian Cattle Dogs

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Created by experienced ACD owner and professional dog-trainer Tarah Schwartz, this audiobook will give new owners as well as those experienced with the ACD breed all the necessary skills and insights to keep your Australian cattle dog happy and healthy from puppyhood through his or her golden years. Here, you’ll learn enough about the breed to make an informed decision about whether or not the Australian cattle dog is the right breed for you. Not only will you learn about the breed’s history as a working cattle dog, but you’ll also gain invaluable knowledge about their ability to compete in a variety of modern dog sports. If you plan on adopting a dog from a shelter, you’ll learn what to look for in your ideal dog. If you would prefer to buy a puppy from a breeder, this audiobook will guide you through choosing a breeder and bringing your puppy home. Find answers to questions like:  Is an Australian cattle dog the right dog for me? I brought my ACD home. What now? How can I best train my ACD? What are some common mistakes I should avoid? Whether you are a veteran ACD owner or new to the breed, there will be something for everyone in this audiobook. Chapter topics include: Choosing an Australian cattle dog Preparing your home for your new ACD  Being a great ACD owner House-training   Socializing with people and animals  Australian cattle dogs and your other pets   Physical and mental exercise  Training your Australian cattle dog   Basic commands   Training a working Australian cattle dog  Unwanted behaviors   Traveling with Australian cattle dogs   Nutrition   Grooming your Australian cattle dog  Basic ACD health care   Advanced ACD health and aging dog care From your first day together until your last, this audiobook will be a vital resource that you’ll be able to consult throughout your Australian cattle dog’s lifetime. Whether you have questions about training or health care, you can rest assured that this audiobook will have the answers you’re seeking.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Your Dog: The Owner's Manual

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Through surprising facts, moving stories and tested solutions, the veterinary expert from Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show will give every dog owner the secrets to raising a healthy, well-behaved dog. For anyone who owns a dog or is thinking about getting one, Dr. Marty Becker's manual is a must-have guide to anything and everything canine. In Your Dog: The Owner's Manual, the "best-loved family doctor for pets" shares insider secrets on how to keep puppy problems from becoming doggy disasters and how to best bond with your dog through helpful, easily accessible tips and tricks on how to: Find the right dog for your family's lifestyleSolve the most annoying behavioral problems Make sure your dog gets the exercise he needs Use food puzzles to prevent weight gain Prevent dog health problems Save money on medication, both traditional and alternative For seasoned dog owners as well as those looking to adopt a new friend, Dr. Becker provides all the insight that makes for both happy owners and happy dogs.

©2011 Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori (P)2011 Hachette Audio

Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Girl Forward: A Tale of One Woman's Unlikely Adventure in Mongolia

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“You did what? Where?” When I tell people I traveled to Mongolia to photograph a horse race, there is often confusion. Even my friends and family struggled to understand.  I was a mother of three struggling to build a business for myself. But when I had the opportunity to travel across the world for several weeks away from everything and everyone I loved, I jumped at the chance and left it all behind for a while.  The Gobi Desert Cup, an endurance horse race over 480 kilometers in six days on Mongolian horses, sought a writer and photographer to attend their event, and that was going to be me. I don’t camp, I don’t normally take risks, and I don’t speak Mongolian. Yet, I never doubted for a second that I needed to be part of this experience. I knew from the very start this would be a journey of self-discovery. I didn’t know it would change my life. Travel to Mongolia for an endurance horse race and live with the nomads through the eyes of a timid rider and mother of three determined to be bold and live life to the fullest.  Meet Heather: Heather Wallace is a returning adult equestrian and mama writing about her own journey to be bold in the horse world and beyond. 

©2019 Heather Wallace (P)2020 Heather Wallace

Narrator: Jodi Grochal
Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Chihuahuas

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Easily one of the most recognizable dogs in the world, Chihuahuas are easy to identify. If you ask someone what they think of Chihuahuas, you are almost certain to get a strong reaction either in favor of them or against them. They can be an incredibly polarizing breed. One thing that most people agree on about Chihuahuas is that they don’t appear to understand just how small they are. Most Chihuahuas don’t exhibit much (or any fear), going up and barking at a Great Dane or Mastiff. It’s impossible not to shake your head at their antics. This guide will walk you through the in's and out's of owning this phenomenal breed. Whether you're someone playing with the idea of getting a Chihuahua, or have already embarked on your journey with your pup, this guide will offer an insight into how to create a happy and fulfilling life for you and your Chi. This audiobook will answer all your questions such as: Is a Chihuahua the right dog for me? I brought my Chihuahua home. What now? How can I best train my Chihuahua? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? They can be difficult to train, and their personalities tend to match their parents’ personalities. But with early socialization, they can make fantastic additions to any family. Topics covered in the audiobook include: Mischievous charmers – the defining characteristics  Breed history and characteristics  The ideal home  Finding your chihuahua  Preparing for your puppy  The first week  The first month  Housetraining  Socialization and experience  Being a puppy parent  Living with other dogs  Training you Chihuahua puppy  Basic commands  Nutrition  Grooming - productive bonding  Basic health care  Health concerns  Your aging chihuahua  Given their small size, Chihuahuas are a surprisingly entertaining dog - largely because they don’t realize just how small they are. They tend to be wary of strangers, but when it comes to their family, they are one of the most loyal breeds. They love their families and want to protect them just as much as any large breed. Chihuahuas are not for everyone, but if you bring one into your home, you will have a dog that will love you unconditionally.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: E.J. Wiley
Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Dogs and Goals Training vs Behavior

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Teach your dog something more substantial than cheap tricks. Your dog may be barking all night, keeping you up, and annoying your neighbors. Or they could be chewing up your furniture and leaving a total mess in your living room. Whatever the bad behavior, these situations are usually manageable when they just occur a few times. If you’ve reached your breaking point in getting your dog to behave, don’t give up just yet. There are a number of things you can do to teach your dog to not just follow your commands, but to also behave in the right way without having to be told. In Dogs and Goals Training vs Behavior, you will find out how to deal with your dog’s problems, as well as the other aspects of dog rearing that you need to know. Inside, you will discover: How you can prevent your dog from ruining your precious flower bed without depriving them of their desire to dig through stuff The innocent signs of affection you shower on your dog that is actually harming your bond with them, and the alternative acts that they prefer The useful tool that assists you with training, safety, and cleanliness, ensuring that both you and your dog feel secure, even when you’re away from home The most effective dog training method that will not only help you teach tricks but also improve behavior And much more Being attuned to your dog’s needs will bring you a long way in fixing their behavior. You can find out what is causing your dog to act up and resolve this in a more constructive way that sets them up to behave better in the future.  By putting in a bit of effort today, you will have years of effortless dog rearing, spending less time on discipline and more time on bonding with your dog instead. If you want to make more wonderful memories with your beloved dog rather than spend time cleaning up their messes, then scroll up and click the “Buy Now” button right now. You need this audiobook today!

©2020 Alex Grey (P)2020 Alex Grey

Narrator: Tim Cicciarelli
Author: Alex Grey
Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Nala's World

12 ratings

Summary

Discover the heartwarming true story of a life-changing friendship between a man and his rescue cat, Nala, as they adventure together on a bike journey around the world - from the Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world. When 30-year-old Dean Nicholson set off from Scotland to cycle around the world, his aim was to learn as much as he could about our troubled planet. But he hadn't bargained on the lessons he'd learn from his unlikely companion. Three months after leaving home, on a remote road in the mountains between Montenegro and Bosnia, he came across an abandoned kitten. Something about the piercing eyes and plaintive meowing of the bedraggled little cat proved irresistible. He couldn't leave her to her fate, so he put her on his bike and then, with the help of local vets, nursed her back to health. Soon on his travels with the cat he named Nala, they forged an unbreakable bond - both curious, independent, resilient and adventurous.  The video of how they met has had 20 million views and their Instagram has grown to almost 750k followers - and still counting! Experiencing the kindness of strangers, visiting refugee camps, rescuing animals through Europe and Asia, Dean and Nala have already learned that the unexpected can be pretty amazing.  Together with Garry Jenkins, writer with James Bowen of the best-selling A Street Cat Named Bob, Dean shares the extraordinary tale of his and Nala's inspiring and heart-warming adventure together. 

©2020 Dean Nicholson and Garry Jenkins (P)2020 Garry Jenkins

Narrator: Angus King
Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Havanese Dogs

Summary

The Havanese is an adorable dog whose cute and cuddly look has won over people for decades. And that look is a perfect reflection of their personality. Havanese dogs love to be with people, and you will not want for attention nor affection when you have one as a pet.  When you are home, your dog will want to be right there with you, being petted, brushed, or played with - whatever you want to do together. Your Havanese isn’t going to be particularly picky about what you do as long as you do it together. The more the merrier - so long as your dog knows everyone is present.  The Complete Guide to Havanese Dogs is written for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on their journey of Havanese ownership. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Havanese the right dog for me? How do I care for my Havanese the first few weeks? How can I best train my Havanese? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new puppy, and all the challenges that come along with owning a Havanese. This book will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new Havanese owner, including: Silky, sweet, cuddlers - the defining characteristics  Breed history and characteristics  The ideal Havanese home  Finding your Havanese  Preparing for your puppy  The first week  The first month  House training  Socialization and experience  Being a puppy parent  Living with other dogs  Training your Havanese puppy  Basic commands  Havanese nutrition  Grooming - productive bonding  Basic health care  Health concerns  Your aging Havanese Havanese are quite intelligent, but they prefer to use their minds to keep you entertained, which is what makes them so popular. Watching them dance around with their hair flying around them looks both graceful and hypnotic.  They are also incredibly loving, but they do require a bit more attention since they are so smart. Habits like barking can become a problem if you do not train them - however, if you do a bit of training, they don’t bark that much. Given their size, training is pretty easy since they can easily sit in your lap and just enjoy petting and listening to the chatter.  They can be incredibly energetic as well, but it is also easy to help them work off that energy through moderate exercise. Walking with them daily and playing inside will be more than enough to make them a nearly perfect dog for any home!

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Tariq Leslie
Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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How Dogs Love Us

8 ratings

Summary

The powerful bond between humans and dogs is one that’s uniquely cherished. Loyal, obedient, and affectionate, they are truly “man’s best friend.” But do dogs love us the way we love them? Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Berns had spent decades using MRI imaging technology to study how the human brain works, but a different question still nagged at him: What is my dog thinking? After his family adopted Callie, a shy, skinny terrier mix, Berns decided that there was only one way to answer that question - use an MRI machine to scan the dog’s brain. His colleagues dismissed the idea. Everyone knew that dogs needed to be restrained or sedated for MRI scans. But if the military could train dogs to operate calmly in some of the most challenging environments, surely there must be a way to train dogs to sit in an MRI scanner. With this radical conviction, Berns and his dog would embark on a remarkable journey and be the first to glimpse the inner workings of the canine brain. Painstakingly, the two worked together to overcome the many technical, legal, and behavioral hurdles. Berns’s research offers surprising results on how dogs empathize with human emotions, how they love us, and why dogs and humans share one of the most remarkable friendships in the animal kingdom. How Dogs Love Us answers the age-old question of dog lovers everywhere and offers profound new evidence that dogs should be treated as we would treat our best human friends: with love, respect, and appreciation for their social and emotional intelligence.

©2013 2013 by (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
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The Trials of Joe Ben Black: Confessions of a Rope Horse

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A sequel to the highly popular Healing Shine: A Spiritual Assignment, The Trials of Joe Ben Black: Confessions of a Rope Horse was intended to be a collection of best practices to start a young roping horse. However, the subject matter turned out to encompass a much larger area.  What is the best way to train our horse? According to Michael Johnson's latest audiobook, "The process is far less about training the horse...and far more about training ourselves". Within the sections of Joe Ben Black you will find a collection of best practices to start a young horse...with a twist. A good portion of the audiobook is told from Joe Ben's point of view and from the stars of Healing Shine - the Shine Man and the hilarious Little Blue. Joe Ben's story begins with Michael by Joe Ben's mother's side the night of his birth, and chronicles the young horse's adventures en route to becoming a skilled roping horse five years later. The audiobook is replete with Michael's honest appraisal of his mistakes along the way - the same ones we all make. An excellent listen for the novice and seasoned horseman alike, there's wonderful humor throughout with stories of hope and clear strategies to improve your horsemanship skills.

©2021 Michael Johnson (P)2021 Michael Johnson

Narrator: Michael Johnson
Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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A Bunny Rabbit Is Moving In!

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Bunny rabbits are one of the cutest animals on the planet. In addition to being adorable, happy rabbits often perform a highly entertaining feat of spontaneously twisting and leaping into the air (aka binkies). These qualities alone entice buyers from all over the world to purchase rabbits as pets! If you fell under the fluffy spell of the bunny rabbit and have no idea how to raise it, this audiobook will help you. This book gives listeners a good idea of what is needed and what to expect when a bunny rabbit lives inside the home. It contains fun tips on how to care for rabbits within the home and is based on the author's experiences as a long-time rabbit owner.

©2019 J. Mummey (P)2019 J. Mummey

Narrator: Todd King
Author: J. Mummey
Length: 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Homer's Odyssey

3 ratings

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The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. Then Gwen's veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who'd been abandoned. It was love at first sight. Everyone warned that Homer would always be an "underachiever", never as playful or independent as other cats. But the kitten nobody believed in quickly grew into a three-pound dynamo, a tiny daredevil with a giant heart who eagerly made friends with every human who crossed his path. Homer scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease and leapt five feet into the air to catch flies in mid-buzz. He survived being trapped alone for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center, and even saved Gwen's life when he chased off an intruder who broke into their home in the middle of the night. But it was Homer's unswerving loyalty, his infinite capacity for love, and his joy in the face of all obstacles that inspired Gwen daily and transformed her life. And by the time she met the man she would marry, she realized Homer had taught her the most important lesson of all: Love isn't something you see with your eyes. Homer's Odyssey is the once-in-a-lifetime story of an extraordinary cat and his human companion. It celebrates the refusal to accept limits on love, ability, or hope against overwhelming odds. By turns jubilant and moving, it's a memoir for anybody who's ever fallen completely and helplessly in love with a pet.

©2009 Gwen Cooper (P)2009 Random House

Narrator: Renee Raudman
Author: Gwen Cooper
Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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Lost Souls: Found! Inspiring Stories About German Shepherd Dogs

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Lost Souls: Found! Inspiring Stories about German Shepherd Dogs is a heartwarming, thought-provoking compilation of more than 40 true stories that address the cruelty of animal neglect and abuse and the joy rescued dogs bring to their new homes. This book is a must-read for German Shepherd lovers and people who are considering adopting dogs. A significant portion of proceeds from every sale is donated back to german shepherd dog rescue groups. Excerpt:“I was approved as a bone-a-fide dog mom by my local rescue and, confident I would be taking home a particular female, I had painted a room pink for her and purchased doggy nail polish. Upon finally meeting my girl, the rescue director cautioned me about her extreme dominance and need for discipline, which was not my forte by any means. Still stubborn and hopeful, I walked her until she quickly proved our mismatch by dragging me across the yard. Begrudgingly I moved on to meet several less dominant dogs, and to my surprise the one turned out to be Jackson (now Beau), a male with striking hazel eyes, who adopted me the moment we met. The pink doggy room is now used for storage, the nail polish was given away, and Beau is an absolute dream companion.”-Lisa Hall

©2010 Happy Tails Books (P)2013 Happy Tails Books

Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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German Shepherd Training

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Do you stare in amazement at the well-behaved German Shepherd puppy at the dog park listening and following his owner's commands while your puppy is off wreaking havoc or dragging you all over the park? Are you sick of your adorable little German Shepherd chewing everything in sight?  Are you tired of your puppy leaving “surprises” all over the house?  Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or heel?  Does your puppy whine or howl uncontrollably when you leave the house?  This ultimate German Shepherd training guide can help you with it all! Everything you need to know about German Shepherd training and basic obedience.  This audiobook is guaranteed to answer any of your questions about training your German Shepherd and is a must-have for anyone thinking of getting a German Shepherd puppy.  Here is a preview of what you'll learn.... Is a German Shepherd right for you? How much is enough exercise? How to speak your dog’s language Effective discipline How to potty train your German Shepherd Basic obedience training such as: Sit, drop, come, fetch, stay, and wait Leash-training your German Shepherd puppy Socialization training How to stop the biting and chewing ...and advanced training techniques This is the ultimate guide for all German Shepherd puppy owners and individuals who are thinking of getting a German Shepherd puppy.  Don’t wait any longer! Get this audiobook and turn your puppy disaster into that perfect dog you’ve always dreamed about!

©2018 CAC Publishing LLC (P)2018 CAC Publishing LLC

Narrator: Tiana Hanson
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Dogs Who Serve

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Military working dogs have played a vital role in the United States armed forces throughout history. In this celebration of their contributions to our nation, Lisa Rogak profiles these heroic dogs, capturing the devotion and respect these amazing canines, their devoted handlers, and fellow soldiers share for each other. A heartwarming collection for dog lovers everywhere, Dogs Who Serve is a must-listen tribute to America's military working dogs.

©2016 Fat Pencil LLC (P)2016 Tantor

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Author: Lisa Rogak
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train a Puppy

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Are you planning on bringing home a puppy or are you considering adopting a grown dog? Are you intimidated by the process of training one? If you would like to benefit from training your dog from day one to start reinforcing good behavior and learning basic commands, then this audiobook is a 100 percent must for you. By listening this audiobook, you will attain the knowledge you need to get started with basic training for your dog. It will help you identify common behavioral issues in dogs, solutions to mitigating bad behavior, a guide to basic dog care, and most importantly, the proper training techniques. Below are just a few of the benefits that you will achieve by listening this audiobook: You will learn all the basic needs to take care of a healthy dog. You will achieve a good understanding of what to expect in each stage of life in a dog. You will learn all the benefits that come with training your dog properly. You will learn the common misconceptions regarding senior dogs and adult dogs. You will learn about the different stages of a dog’s life and what to expect from each stage. You will learn how to tackle behavioral problems to prevent long term bad behavior. You will learn seven different dog training techniques from beginner level to advanced level. You will be provided with numerous training tips. You will be provided with a guide on how to determine the best training technique for you and your dog. You will be given a seven step training guide for your dog. Bonus: Fun games, tricks, and exercises for your dog!

©2020 George Allen (P)2020 George Allen

Author: George Allen
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Form

1 rating

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Kieren Fallon was one of the world's greatest jockeys, but his career was littered with controversial incidents. Now, in his powerful and honest autobiography, he tells all. Unabridged audio read by Frank Grimes. British Champion Jockey six times - without terrifying injury and mental trauma it could have been many more - he won more than 2,250 races, including the Derby three times, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe twice, and more 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas (nine) than anyone else in the history of the sport. He was also accused of race fixing, resulting in an astonishing Old Bailey trial at which he was completely cleared. No-one would question his ability in the saddle. Few, if any, have ever been as good at coaxing the best out of their rides. But his extraordinary rapport with the horse has not quite been matched by his dealings with humans - particularly not those in authority with whom he's had a career-long battle. Now Fallon recalls his rise from a rural Irish family with no racing connections, and his frequent collisions with the media as well as many of the people who run the sport. With wit as well as absolute frankness, he tells of the huge pressures on top jockeys - even those without his external problems - and how his dazzling riding career was marred, then brought to a premature halt by campaigns of lies and innuendo. Brutally honest as well as entertaining, this is a unique sporting memoir.

©2017 Kieren Fallon (P)2017 Simon & Schuster Audio UK

Narrator: Frank Grimes
Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
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Humphrey Was Here: A Dog Owner's Story of Love, Loss, and Letting Go

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"The honesty and wisdom that grace this book will serve as a balm for others coping with their own pain." (Best Friends Magazine) The loss of a beloved pet breaks your heart in a way that animal lovers know all too well. Mark Asher experienced losing his German Shepherd/Chow mix in the worst of ways: while the dog was out of his care. At the time Mark had just finished work on his first book, a loving tribute to senior dogs, and his dog, Humphrey, had been the inspiration. The sudden and devastating loss sent Mark into a debilitating state of anger, grief and guilt, wondering what he could have done to prevent the incident. Lost and empty without his four-legged companion, who had seen him through a divorce, relocation to a new city, and a new job, Mark decided to go to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah to volunteer and find his way through the pain. Humphrey Was Here is about how one carries on after the death of a pet that meant the world to them. It's an emotional and cathartic story of grieving and recovery that will deeply touch any dog lover.

©2009 Mark Asher (P)2020 Mark Asher

Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Annie Spruce

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In the woods of Alaska, an unexpected and bloody surprise awaits a family at a rural pull-off. Little did they know, the mess they stumbled upon would soon build the faith of a small girl, her family, and a homeless man.

Their story is a tender display of how, by answering the smallest of prayers, God shows us the bigness of him.

Annie Spruce is the true account of an extraordinary dog who reminds us that amidst the messes of this life, there is joy and there is love. The story of Annie Spruce brings a message of family and friendship, and evokes a sense of delicate care that will delight all ages for generations to come.

©2014 Cassandra Rankin (P)2019 Cassandra Rankin

Narrator:
Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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Secretariat

2 ratings

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In 1973, Secretariat, the greatest champion in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown. The only horse to ever grace the covers of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated in the same week, he also still holds the record for the fastest times in both the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. He was also the only non-human chosen as one of ESPN's "50 Greatest Athletes of the Century". The tale of "Big Red" is an enduring and inspiring classic, more than 30 years after its initial publication.

©1975 William Nack. New Preface copyright 2010 by William Nack (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Grover Gardner
Author: William Nack
Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training Guide + Dog Training Basics

Summary

Do you have a new dog? Do you want your dog to be happy, well-trained, and obedient? Then, keep listening.... Every dog owner loves a nice, obedient, and well-behaved dog. Of course, we all do! But we have to understand and apply certain kinds of training to make our dog conform to our fantasy. In this audiobook, composed of Puppy Training Guide and Dog Training Basics, you will learn everything, from A to Z, about your new dog, such as: How to establish boundaries with your puppy The basic commands every dog should know Powerful techniques to potty-train your puppy Training your puppy to listen Training your puppy to be less aggressive Leash training Crate and potty training Obedience commands every dog should know Learn what makes your dog tick How to view training from your dog's point of view How to establish a great relationship with your dog Then hurry now and get your copy!

©2020 Dog Academy (P)2020 Dog Academy

Narrator: Rick Stevens
Author: Dog Academy
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Beginners Guide to Train a Puppy

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This book took a holistic view of the training of a puppy. We began by discussing the idea of what is a pet and explored the possibility of having a puppy as a pet. Before moving ahead with this idea, few essentials were also mentioned for the listeners and prospective puppy owners.  Then came the stage of discussing essential aspects of training the puppy such as: Leash training   Crate training   Clicker training  Potty training   Making puppy part of the family   The importance of socialization for dogs   Tackling aggressive dogs   Obedience commands   How to eliminate destructive behaviour   Understanding their psychology   Understanding their physiology     This was a detailed discussion that then culminated into the golden seven steps that are the takeaway of this book.  Bringing your puppy home    Crate training   Potty training    Preventing food aggression    Socializing your puppy    Key commands of training    Leash training and coming    Some general tips regarding health, grooming, and nutrition were mentioned in brief at the end that will help the owner or trainer troubleshoot the problem.  But in the end, it must be stated with utmost of honesty and diligence that while this book is an earnest effort on my part to help you train your puppy to the fullest, we must bear in mind that, like humans, the cute little guys known as the puppies also have feelings and we must consider compassion, care, and love as the foremost guiding principles. Because like the breeds of the dogs that vary, the behavior and tendencies to react to situations also vary with every dog. Every dog has a different personality and psyche and cannot be treated alike. While these are standard ways and means to train your puppy, there is a need to apply prudence, logic, and care. There is definitely a method to this madness.  While the aim is to help you train your puppy, the hidden intent is that you can foster a lasting bond with your pet that can withstand tough times, sickness, and health.  Having mentioned the troubleshooting tips, it is now wise to discuss some tips to cement your bond with your puppy.

©2020 Jhonny Bis (P)2020 Jhonny Bis

Narrator: Gary Ladka
Author: Jhonny Bis
Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Let Dogs Be Dogs

8 ratings

Summary

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive foundational guide for dog owners. No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated on an understanding of the dog's true nature. Dogs need food, water, exercise and play, rest, veterinary care - the basics. But since dogs naturally want to be led, they also need focused and compassionate guidance. Through abundant stories and case studies, the authors reveal how canine nature manifests itself in various behaviors, some potentially disruptive to domestic accord, and show how in addressing these behaviors you can strengthen the bond with your dog as well as keep the peace. The promise of this book is that, especially in an ever-accelerating world filled with digital distractions, you can learn from your dog's example how to live in the moment, thereby enriching your life immeasurably. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 The Monks of New Skete (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Dan Woren
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Maltese for Absolute Beginners

Summary

The Maltese is a diminutive dog, weighing from four to six pounds (two to three kilograms). The body is compact, the shoulder blades sloping. The back is level, and the ribs are well-sprung. The tufted tail is carried gracefully over the back. The neck is elegantly structured to promote high carriage of the head. The head is well-proportioned to the body, and the skull is slightly rounded. The drop ears are low-set and heavily feathered. The eyes are dark, the nose black, and the muzzle of medium length and slightly tapered. The long, silky coat that sweeps or hangs close to the ground gives the Maltese an almost ornamental appearance. The long hair on the head may be tied in a topknot or left hanging. The coat color is pure white. The Maltese moves in a buoyant, flowing gait. It is gentle, affectionate, intelligent, responsive, and trusting. A good family dog, Maltese pups are lively, playful, vigorous, and they generally enjoy learning tricks. They can be snappy with raucous children. The petite build of the Maltese belies its fearless presence. Highly alert, it elicits a flurry of barking in response to unfamiliar noises. The Maltese is a suitable indoor dog that thrives even in apartments and small confines. This breed can be difficult to housebreak, and they tend to be finicky eaters. Maltese are light shedders and are acceptable pets for most allergy sufferers. Daily brushing and regular bathing are recommended in order to prevent coat matting. The hair around the eyes should be cleaned daily in order to prevent tear staining. Get the audiobook today by scrolling up and clicking "buy now".

©2020 Mildred Joel (P)2020 Mildred Joel

Narrator: Fei Ren
Author: Mildred Joel
Length: 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates

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The death of your beloved pet can be one of the most heartbreaking losses you'll ever endure. But recovery isn't only about closure. You also want to know where your best friend has gone. After the intense, unexpected grief he experienced following the loss of his own companions, animal lover and biblical scholar Gary Kurz set out to prove that there are indeed pets in paradise. After devoting himself to countless hours of research, he now shares his inspiring insights to bring you a richer understanding of animals and their souls. You'll finally find answers to common questions about animals and the afterlife - and you'll also get a 30-day devotional to help you work through your grief. If you've ever loved and lost a pet, or if you know someone who has shared a special bond with a furry face and a cold, wet nose, you'll welcome this amazing book's reassurance that love and loyalty are truly eternal and that someday, you and your pets will be together again.

©2008 Gary Kurz (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Author: Gary Kurz
Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow

10 ratings

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Dr. Jan Pol is not your typical veterinarian. Born and raised on a dairy farm in the Netherlands, he is the star of Nat Geo Wild's hit show The Incredible Dr. Pol and has been treating animals in rural Michigan since the 1970s. Dr. Pol's 20,000-plus patients have ranged from white mice to 2,600-pound horses and everything in between. From the time he was 12 years old and helped deliver a litter of piglets on his family's farm to the incredible moments captured on his hit TV show, Dr. Pol has amassed a wealth of stories of what it's like caring for this menagerie of animals. He has established himself as an empathetic yet no-nonsense vet who isn't afraid to make the difficult decisions in order to do what's best for his patients - and their hard-working owners. Reminiscent of the classic books of James Herriot, Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow is a charming, fascinating, and funny memoir that will delight animal lovers everywhere.

©2014 Jan Pol and David Fisher (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Tom Perkins
Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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I'm Listening with a Broken Ear

1 rating

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I'm Listening with a Broken Ear is a true story about a dying dog, Honeybun, the author found on a roadside and grudgingly rescued. A concomitant story of faith, persistence, and love unfolds as both she and her young daughter struggled to help Honeybun overcome severe issues of compromised health, aggression, and fear. Untrained to deal with the overwhelming behavior, Vicky then tried to give her up...unsuccessfully. Refusing to relinquish her to Animal Control who would undoubtedly euthanize Honeybun, Vicky tripped upon a small rescue organization that offered to help rehabilitate Honeybun for free. During the many months of heartache and struggle, and multiple near deadly attacks on Vicky's other dog, she discovered a modern day parable of the truth that nothing is truly irredeemable. Each victory with the little rescue dog taught personal lessons in redemption and grace, patience and perseverance, and the power of transforming love to spread through a community in the most unexpected and unlikely ways. There were multiple failures and repeated surrenders to hopelessness. Each time, her weakness was thwarted and overcome by unexpected help and miracles. In the process, Vicky came face to snout with the harsh reality that real compassion involved action and responsibility. If she wanted to save the dog, ultimately it was up to her. It is a story of redemption, physically and spiritually, in a very small corner of the world, about a discarded dog that no one wanted and no one thought could be saved.

©2011 Vicky S. Kaseorg (P)2015 Vicky S. Kaseorg

Narrator: Dorothy Deavers
Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend

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Dogs ?r? br?ught ?nt? ?ur homes f?r a l?t of r????n? l?k? ??f?t?, ???ur?t?, ?nd l???l companionship. Proper tr??n?ng, ?x?r????, ?nd t?m? should be given to ?ur puppy t? ?n?ur? obedient behavior as the dog develops. Wh?l? th?r? are a lot of professional tr??n?r? for d?g?, ??m? dog ?wn?r? ?r?f?r to ??r??n?ll? train their ?u????? th?m??lv??. D?g ?tt??k tr??n?ng is a training ?r?gr?m wherein the tr??n?r? tr??n th? d?g to attack n?t out ?f f??r ?nd perceived d?ng?r but t? d?f?nd their masters or when they r????v? a ??mm?nd t? d? so. S?l??t?v? aggression and ?g?l?t? tr??n?ng is the m??n?t?? of ?tt??k tr??n?ng. D?g tr??n?r? ?nd h?ndl?r? ??n?umm?t? th?? ??????l tr??n?ng t? ?n?ur? th?t th? dogs become g??d ?r?t??t?r? ?f ?r???rt? ?nd are able t? guard th??r masters when ?n d?ng?r. T? b? th? l??d wolf in your dog’s w?rld, ??u mu?t ?n?t?ll ?rd?r, direction, ?nd d?????l?n? w?th?n the ???k. Wh?n ??u g?v? ??ur d?g a d?r??t?d ?ur???? in life like ?b?d??n?? tr??n?ng, ??u will ??t u? th? ??r???t??n ??ur d?g has ?f you. Through proper reward ?nd correction, ??u teach them th?t th?r? ?r? rules, limits, and ?ur????? in life. On?? you establish ??ur??lf ?? th? alpha wolf, ??u w?ll n?tur?ll? ?nd instinctively b? your d?g'? b??t friend. Y?ur d?g can b? tr??n?d t? b? your best friend ?nd ??m??n??n that ??u ??n ??mmun???t? with ?nd ?h?r? ?m?t??n?. In th?? audiobook, you will l??rn all you n??d to kn?w ?b?ut r????ng a fr??ndl? d?g, ?n ?b?d??nt d?g, and a d?g that ??n ?r?t??t ??u w?th?ut having t? spend m?n?? on ?r?f?????n?l dog trainers. 

©2019 Cesar Brown (P)2019 Cesar Brown

Narrator: Jesseca Konrad
Author: Cesar Brown
Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

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The Cavalier King Charles spaniel looks about as royal as it sounds with its long, silky coat and feathered ears and feet. This beautiful breed will win you over with its playful spirit and loyal companionship. The Cavalier is devoted to its owner and is generally very friendly, affectionate, and eager to please. Good with children and other dogs, Cavaliers make wonderful family pets and excellent companions for the elderly. While their easy-going personalities make them expert lap dogs, they aren't quite as adept at being guard dogs and will probably greet any intruder with a friendly tail wag.  This guide will walk you through the in's and out's of owning this phenomenal breed. Whether you're someone playing with the idea of getting a Cavalier, or have already embarked on your journey with your pup, this guide will offer an insight into how to create a happy and fulfilling life for you and your CKCS. This book will answer all your questions such as: Is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel the right dog for me?  I brought my Cav home. What now?  How can I successfully train my Cavalier?  What are some common mistakes should I avoid?  Whether you are a long-time owner or considering bringing a Cavalier into your home for the first time, this book will guide you through any questions you may have. Learn the fascinating history of this breed and why it has been a favorite of royal families throughout history. Discover how they interact with each other and their owners and why proper nutrition is so essential to the well-being of your dog. Learn the basics of care and the proper way to puppy- proof your home, both indoor and outdoor, to keep your Cavalier safe from harm. Chapters topics cover in this book include: Cavalier King Charles spaniel breed history  Choosing your cavalier   Preparing for your Cavalier  Bringing home your CKCS   Being a puppy parent   Potty training your Cavalier   Socializing your Cavalier   Cavaliers and your other pets   Exercising your Cavalier - physically and mentally   Training your Cavalier King Charles spaniel   Grooming your Cavalier   Basic health care  Nutrition  Dealing with unwanted behaviors  Caring for your senior Cavalier  Use this book as a go-to for all things Cavalier. From choosing the right breeder, grooming and care tips, training, and so much more. You will find in-depth information regarding your Cavalier from the moment you bring him home until the day you say your last good-bye. This book will guide you through every phase of your life with a Cavalier King Charles spaniel.

©2019 Jordan Honeycutt (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Lamont Mapp
Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion

3 ratings

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Number one New York Times best seller November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses - a drab white former plow horse named Snowman - and his rider, Harry de Leyer. They were the longest of all longshots - and their win was the stuff of legend. Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a bleak winter afternoon between the slats of a rickety truck bound for the slaughterhouse. He recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up horse and bought him for 80 dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island, the horse thrived. But the recent Dutch immigrant and his growing family needed money, and Harry was always on the lookout for the perfect thoroughbred to train for the show-jumping circuit - so he reluctantly sold Snowman to a farm a few miles down the road.  But Snowman had other ideas about what Harry needed. When he turned up back at Harry’s barn, dragging an old tire and a broken fence board, Harry knew that he had misjudged the horse. And so he set about teaching this shaggy, easygoing horse how to fly. One show at a time, against extraordinary odds and some of the most expensive thoroughbreds alive, the pair climbed to the very top of the sport of show jumping.  Here is the dramatic and inspiring rise to stardom of an unlikely duo, based on the insight and recollections of “the Flying Dutchman” himself. Their story captured the heart of Cold War-era America - a story of unstoppable hope, inconceivable dreams, and the chance to have it all. Elizabeth Letts’s message is simple: Never give up, even when the obstacles seem sky-high. There is something extraordinary in all of us.

©2011 Elizabeth Letts (P)2020 Random House Audio

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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The Secret Language of Dogs

1 rating

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The star of Animal Planet’s It's Me or the Dog reveals how to both interpret and "speak" the hidden language of dogs.  Recent studies into the minds of canines show that they have a rich social intelligence and a physical and vocal language as complex and subtle as our own. In this fun and fascinating guide, world-renowned trainer Victoria Stilwell explores the inner world of dogs. This book is your guide to understanding your pooch, communicating effectively, strengthening your bond, and helping dogs learn in the most effective way possible so they feel confident navigating the human world with success.  Along the way, you’ll learn the answers to questions such as:   What do different tail wags mean?  What does being right-pawed say about my dog’s personality?  How can I tell the difference between boredom barking and warning barking?  What does it mean when my dog spins around, arches his back, or gives me the whale eye?  Do dogs feel guilt? How do dogs perceive human faces?  Why do some scientists think dogs’ emotional experience is even greater than ours? This insightful "dog decoder" will soon make you dog's best friend.

©2016 Victoria Stilwell (P)2020 Random House Audio

Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
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A Gift from Bob

2 ratings

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From the day James rescued a street cat abandoned in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, they began a friendship which has transformed both their lives and, through the best-selling books A Street Cat Named Bob and The World According to Bob, touched millions around the world. In this new story from their journey together, James looks back at an early Christmas they spent on the streets and how Bob helped him through one of his toughest times - teaching him the true meaning of Christmas and bringing home to him in how many ways Bob has saved his life.

©2014 James Bowen (P)2014 Hodder & Stoughton

Narrator: Kris Milnes
Author: James Bowen
Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy

Summary

The puppy training guide you've been waiting for!   Steve Mann has been a professional dog trainer and behaviourist for over 30 years. He has trained over 100,000 dogs and thousands of professional dog trainers. He is founder and chairman of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers and presents seminars, courses and workshops for dog trainers and behaviourists worldwide. Whether you're living with a brand-new puppy, an adult dog or rescue dog, Steve’s methods will give you everything you need to know.  Using simple, proven, science-based and ethical techniques, he’ll show you how to have the best relationship with your pup, as well as teaching you how to get: super-fast recalls, great loose lead walking, perfect manners and much, much more.

©2019 Steve Mann (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Steve Mann
Author: Steve Mann
Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Dachshunds

Summary

Dachshunds are popular for both their long, low-slung statures and their vivacious personalities. Their clownish behavior, unwavering loyalty, and "go get ’em" attitude has made this breed exceptionally popular throughout the world. These spunky little dogs come in a variety of sizes, with the largest specimens reaching nearly 30 pounds in weight and the smallest topping out at just 10 pounds or so. They have three distinct coat types to choose from - smooth, wirehaired, and longhaired. This is a fearless little breed, developed hundreds of years ago in Germany to track and hunt animals that went to ground - like badgers - and pull them out of their dens. While the majority of dachshund dogs today are pampered pets rather than independent hunters, they still retain both their high prey drive and their tenacity. The traits that made them great hunters can also make them somewhat difficult to train. With this thorough guidebook, you will discover everything you need to raise your dachshund from an impulsive puppy into a confident and well-mannered adult dog. The Complete Guide to Dachshunds is your road map to unlocking your doxie’s potential. You will learn what to do and what not to do to ensure your canine companion’s continuing good health, as well as tips and techniques for training the stubborn dachshund. This comprehensive guide to dachshunds answers your most crucial questions, such as: Is the dachshund breed right for me? How do I prepare my home for an active new dachshund? Which methods are most effective when training my dachshund? What do I need to know to protect my dachshund’s health? Whether you refer to your new fur baby as a wiener dog, sausage dog, doxie, dotson dog, or badger dog, one thing is certain: He will keep you busy! These short-legged dogs aren’t the type of endurance athletes that make good jogging buddies, but they do have a lot of energy and drive. Learn everything you need to know to keep up with your dynamic dachshund and keep him healthy and happy for years to come. Discover valuable information about your new dog, including: The dachshund history as a hunting dog How to choose the right dachshund for you What to expect from a breeder or rescue Planning a budget for your dachshund darling What to expect the first few weeks at home How to easily house-train your dachshund The importance of socialization Tips and techniques for training your doxie How to deal with a difficult dachshund Grooming your doxie (with guidelines for all three coat types) Health issues common to the dachshund breed Protecting your long-backed dog’s spine Supporting the aging dachshund While these little dogs can be a bit challenging, pet parents around the globe find their efforts well-rewarded with joy and laughter. These little hunters are as entertaining as they are cunning, and they are always up for a new adventure. This guidebook will provide indispensable insights about your dog’s mental, physical, and emotional health for both novice and veteran dachshund owners This wide-ranging guidebook is required listening for anyone who shares their life with a dachshund! 

©2020 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Alaura Howery
Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Yorkshire Terriers

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“I’ve had dogs my entire life, but living with a Yorkshire Terrier is a whole different experience. This book has been indispensable in helping us navigate life with our wonderful Yorkie. I recommend this book to prospective Yorkie companions as well as to those who already have one. It’s a must-read.” (Michael C. Voigts, Yorkie owner) Yorkshire Terriers are among the top ten most popular breeds in America, and it’s easy to see why. They are loyal, lovable and playful and make perfect pets for first-time dog owners. This book provides you all you need to know about how to look after the breed, whether you are buying a Yorkshire Terrier as a pet, show dog or breeding dog.  In The Complete Guide to Yorkshire Terriers, you will learn all about the ideal nutrition for the breed, training strategies, traveling, breed-disposed diseases, grooming, dental care, preventative veterinary care, neutering, and senior care. All information is specific to Yorkshire Terriers and presented in easy-to-understand but comprehensive detail, ensuring there is nothing left for you to wonder or worry about. Some topics include: Is a Yorkie the right dog for me? I brought my Yorkie home. What now? How can I best train my Yorkie? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? The book will give you vital information about purchasing and rescue options, as well as top tips for when you bring your Yorkshire Terrier home for the first time. It will guide you from the exciting time before you get your puppy, all the way through to when it’s time to say goodbye to your old and beloved friend. You’ll find out everything you'll need to know as a new owner, including: Choosing a Yorkshire Terrier Preparing your household for your Yorkie  Bringing your Yorkie home  Yorkshire Terrier breed history  Traveling with your Yorkie  Yorkshire Terrier training  Yorkie nutrition  Dental care Grooming your Yorkie  Yorkshire Terrier diseases Breeding Yorkshire Terriers  Showing Yorkshire Terriers Living with a senior Yorkie  If you’ve never owned a Yorkie before, this book will guide you through every life stage. Bringing a new dog into your home can be a lot of work, but this book is full of tips and tricks for creating a great relationship between owner and dog. Before long, you’ll become confident in your ability to be the best owner to your new Yorkie, and this sweet dog will show you so much affection in return! The book is compiled by veterinarian Dr. Jo de Klerk and will provide you with all you need to know about the breed and more. Whether you are a first time Yorkshire Terrier owner, professional dog owner, or first-time dog owner all together, there is something for everyone to help you bond and care for your new little friend.

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Gill Mills
Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Don't Dump the Dog

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Summary

Good advice - "Dear Abby" style - for bad dog owners. Do you want to dump your dog because he tries to escape your yard? Barks too much? You-know-whats in the house? Doesn’t play well with others? Chewed up your favorite pair of shoes? You wouldn’t be the first person asking to “return” your pet. And dog rescuer Randy Grim has heard every reason under the sun. But before you load Fido into the back of your car, listen to this book. In it, Randy addresses the concerns of dog guardians everywhere by responding to letters that he’s actually received. With humor, and from his vast experiences with abandoned dogs, he reveals exactly what you can do to remain calm and fix every bad behavior problem. (Even if it means dumping your husband instead of the dog.)

©2009 Randy Grim and Melinda Roth (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Pet Bird Care and Tips

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It's a very wise idea to listen to Pet Bird and Tips prior to actually purchasing one and all the accessories that go along with having a Pet Bird. Below you will find a whole lot of information that is covered in this audiobook, for example: What's The Right Pet Bird for Me? What to Consider When Choosing a Bird Breeder Determining the sex of your pet bird What Type of Environment is Suitable for Your Pet Bird? How to Select a Cage for Your Pet Bird Bird Safety: Protecting Your Pet Bird The First Month Acclimating Your Bird: What You Should Know Feeding time for your bird The Basics of Hand Feeding Your Birds Reading Your Pet Bird's Body Language How to Train Your Birds to Stop Biting and Pecking How to Tell If Your Bird is Sick How to Care for Your Sick Bird Stress the Silent Killer Teaching your bird simple tricks How to Teach Your Bird to Talk Choosing Toys for Your Bird: Things to Consider Bird Grooming Basics How to Care for Lories and Lorikeets Parakeet: Is This the Right Bird for You? Getting to know lovebirds Is An African Grey Right for You? Is a Cockatiel Right for You? Understanding Cockatoos What You Should Know About Pionus Parrots Quaker Parrots: The Hardships and Rewards Is a Senegal Parrot Right for You? Find Out More All about Macaws All about Conures Hatching and Breeding Questions: Is It Time? As you can see for yourself, this is the ultimate Pet Bird Care and Tips book, that covers all the essential information you'll need to make a factual decision when it comes to purchasing your pet bird. This is the audiobook you have been looking for.

©2011 Margaret Hamilton (P)2013 Margaret Hamilton

Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Confessions of a Timid Rider

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Confessions of a Timid Rider is a memoir detailing one woman's insights into being an anxiety-ridden but passionate equestrian. After returning to riding as a mother, she is determined to follow her dreams despite the fear she is somehow lacking in talent or ability. An in-depth look into the heart and head of a returning adult equestrian and mother, this message is not limited only to those with horse experience. In fact, Confessions of a Timid Rider is the perfect audiobook to listen to for anyone who, even for a moment, questions their value in their designated profession or life choice. This audiobook will inspire you to pursue your dreams despite the inner voice that says you aren’t good enough.

©2018 Heather Wallace (P)2020 Heather Wallace

Narrator: Jodi Grochal
Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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The Divinity of Dogs

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"My dogs have been the reason I have woken up every single day of my life with a smile on my face. I am among the ranks of millions of people who appreciate the souls of dogs and know they are a gift of pure love and an example of all that is good." (Jennifer Skiff) The Divinity of Dogs is about the moments you learn something profound about life from an experience with a dog. Featuring more than 70 stories culled from hundreds of submissions to the author's Web site, these inspiring and heartwarming true stories show where love, tolerance, comfort, compassion, loyalty, joyfulness, and even death have provided experiences that have led to spiritual enlightenment. You'll meet Little Bit, the Chihuahua who detected a small lump in her owner's breast, a growth even doctors couldn't find. There's Emma, the devoted rottweiler who ferociously grabbed her owner's arm at the moment he was trying to commit suicide, saving his life. You'll be inspired by Luna, the retriever who dragged her owner to safety after she collapsed late at night in a field. And you'll fall in love with the many dogs who simply provide steady comfort when needed - dogs like Bo, the boxer who soothed his mistress after the loss of her son. The author also weaves her own experiences with dogs throughout the book, showing how they comforted her through mistreatment as a child, a divorce, and a cancer diagnosis. The stories that make up The Divinity of Dogs provide hope, help, and healing for listeners in the complex and difficult times in which we live. Whether you believe dogs are divine or are actually a gift from the divine, The Divinity of Dogs gives you permission to accept what you know: Dogs are healers, educators, protectors, and tangible examples of pure love.

©2012 Jennifer Skiff (P)2013 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Your Foal

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Is this book right for you? Please note: This is a training book; it is not a "care and feeding" book. When choosing, you may also want to check out the reviews for my other books like What I'd Teach Your Horse and What Is Wrong with My Horse? Do you have a foal on the way? Maybe you've got a weanling who's growing like a weed but in need of training and possibly getting dangerous? Do you know what training is essential for baby horses, how to approach the work - and how much is too much? You have years till you can ride your colt or filly - but there's a lot of training that needs to be done in the meantime. They need to cooperate for the farrier, to stand near you politely, to be lead around the barn, to respect your space - they need to become a cheerful member of your family. This is your step-by-step guide; it shows you exactly what to do, what to look for and in what order. Train your foal to be safer and: Respect you and your space Deal with fear Stand calmly Begin "giving to pressure," the very foundation of all training If you were the first person to someday ride your weanling, would you feel safer if the colt did - or did not - have a proper foundation?

©2013 Keith Hosman (P)2016 Keith Hosman

Narrator: Jim Denison
Author: Keith Hosman
Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Trident K9 Warriors

10 ratings

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As a SEAL on combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he found his true calling. While the SEAL teams had used dogs in the past, they never had dogs trained specifically by SEALs, for SEALs. To fill this void, Ritland started his own company after he retired, training and supplying dogs for the West Coast SEAL teams. He knew that less than 1% of all working dogs had what it takes to contribute to the success of our nation’s elite combat units. He searched the globe for animals who fit this specific profile. These specialized canines had to pass rigorous selection tests before their serious training could begin. The results were a revelation: highly trained working dogs capable of handling both detection and apprehension work in the most extreme environments and the tensest of battlefield conditions. Though fiercely aggressive and athletic, these dogs develop a close bond with the handlers they work side by side with and the other team members. Truly integrating themselves into their units, these K9 warriors are much like their human counterparts - unwavering in their devotion to duty, strong enough and tough enough to take it to the enemy through pain, injury, or fear. For the first time ever, listeners get an inside look at these elite K9 warriors - who they are, how they are trained, and the extreme missions they undertake saving countless lives asking for little in the way of reward. From detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys, these powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and most highly skilled working animals on the planet.

©2013 Michael Ritland and Gary Brozek (P)2013 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Jeff Gurner
Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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The Trainable Cat

3 ratings

Summary

Dog owners know that dogs can be trained, but the idea of training rarely crosses cat owners' minds. But as best-selling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show, not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely should be to ensure a happy and healthy relationship between pet and owner. Once we comprehend cats' emotions and needs, we can train them to overcome their natural fears and anxieties. Full of training tips and exercises for nearly every scenario - from introducing your cat to a new baby to teaching cats to live alongside dogs to helping cats deal with visits to the vet - The Trainable Cat is an essential manual for cat owners everywhere.

©2016 John Bradshaw and Sarah Ellis (P)2016 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Paul Ansdell
Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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50 Things to Know About Adopting a Dog: A Guide to Welcoming a Dog into Your Home

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Is adoption a good option? Can I adopt two dogs at the same time? Can I train dogs without beating? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you.... 50 Things to Know about Adopting a Dog by Maham J. offers an approach to all of your questions that might be arising in your mind about adopting a dog. Most books written on the topic of dog adoption tell you solution only to one or two things. However, this book focuses on all sides of the picture and guides you well. Based on knowledge from the world's leading experts, a dog is like a child, so teaching him and dealing with him has a special way that you can learn by listening to this audiobook. Humans have been given power over all the plants and the animals of the world. This power was supposed to make them humble and gentle, but it has made them cruel, selfish, and barbaric. They have started to make the lives of other species a living hell in order to make their lives good. I have always wanted a dog, and my parents insisted on having a purebred one. However, I fell in love with the picture of this cute puppy that was going to be thrown on road if not adopted. Ever since, I brought him home, my life has been changed, blessed with light, and full of peace. I have rescued and adopted two more dogs after that. This inspired me to work for the other dogs living on roads so I got some dogs neutralized and adopted to good homes. There are many challenges that I faced on my journey. It was not always easy but now when I look back, I know that it was worth it! This book is written so you can see how beautiful the mix-breed and stray dogs are. If you are already hoping to adopt one or thinking about giving up on the one you adopted, this book can help you to set your journey straight and on the right path. I have vowed to help as many needy and deserving lives as I can. However, I can't bring change worldwide alone and so I need you to join me and make the furry lives matter! Inside, you'll discover that adopting and dealing with a rescued or a traumatized dog is not as difficult as people interpret it to be. This book will help you to get hold of the basic skills that will help you throughout your life and will enable you to live a happy life with your furry friend. By the time you finish this book, you will know that dealing with an adopted dog is one of the simplest and full of fun things. This book will make sure that you get the best friend you deserve. So grab your copy today. You'll be glad you did. 

©2019 CZYK Publishing (P)2020 CZYK Publishing

Narrator: Al M. Rocca
Length: 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Dogs for Dummies

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Dogs for Dummies, 2nd Edition is for you if you are looking to adopt a dog, trying to improve the relationship with the one you have, or attempting to come up with fun things to do with your canine companion. This book is also for people who want to choose the right veterinarian; explore the dog-breeding business; find breed-rescue groups; identify canine health problems; and look for a purebred. It's a "doggy-dog" world, and this easy-to-use guide will help you navigate it. Improve your chances at pet success by knowing how to raise and live with your dog properly. Discover which breed best suits your lifestyle, and if a puppy or adult dog is best for you. Dogs for Dummies, 2nd Edition also covers the following topics and more: caring for an aging dog; choosing collars, harnesses, halters, and leashes; considering euthanasia; feeding Fido the right way; house training puppies and adult dogs; keeping up appearances with good grooming; participating in canine competitions; preparing your dog for a disaster; and traveling with your dog. Award-winning author Gina Spadafori says the lack of accurate information - not the lack of effort or concern - is often the reason for doomed people-pet pairings. With her help, you can avoid the agony. Dogs for Dummies, 2nd Edition is full of useful tips and how-to advice.

©2019 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Eva Wilhelm
Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Where the Lost Dogs Go

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From best-selling author Susannah Charleson comes an important and heartfelt exploration into the world of lost dogs and the power of reunion. One in six dogs go missing at some point in their lives, leaving bereft owners to search high and low, hang missing posters, check shelters, and hope for good news. But amid these grim statistics, countless happy endings are forged. Tails wag again. Best friends are reunited.  In Where the Lost Dogs Go, Susannah Charleson, author of Scent of the Missing and a trusted chronicler of the human-animal bond, dives headlong into the world of missing dogs. The mission to reunite lost pets with their families starts with Susannah's own shelter rescue dog, Ace, a plucky Maltese mix with a mysterious past who narrowly survived months wandering lost. While Susannah formally studies animal behavior, lost pet search tactics, social media strategies, and the psychology of loss, Ace also steps up for training. Cheerful and resourceful, Ace has revealed a nose for the scent of lost pets, and together they help neighbors and strangers in their searching.  In Where the Lost Dogs Go, listeners take to the streets beside Susannah to bring home a host of missing pets. Along the way, Susannah finds a part of herself also lost. And when unexpected heartbreak shatters her own sense of direction, it is Ace - the shelter dog that started it all - who leads Susannah home.  Inquisitive, instructive, heartrending, and hopeful, Where the Lost Dogs Go pays tribute to the missing dogs - and to the found - and to the restless space in between.

©2019 Susannah Charleson (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Nalas Welt

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Zwei freie Geister. Eine lebensverändernde Freundschaft. Eine ganze, weite Welt zu entdecken. Als Dean von seiner Heimat Schottland aus zu einer Weltreise aufbrach, wollte er so viel wie möglich über den Zustand unseres unruhigen Planeten erfahren. Er war schon eine Weile unterwegs, hatte keinen richtigen Plan mehr und etwas Heimweh, als er auf einem Berg zwischen Bosnien und Montenegro auf ein zerrupftes Kätzchen mit klaren Augen und struppigem Fell traf. Dean nahm das kleine Bündel an Bord, nannte es Nala, und seitdem sind die beiden unzertrennlich. Gemeinsam erleben sie unvergessliche Freundschaften und die unglaubliche Freundlichkeit von Fremden, sie retten Hunde, säubern Strände und verbringen Zeit mit Flüchtlingen. Wo sie hinkommen, bewegen sie etwas im Leben der Menschen, die ihnen begegnen. Ihre Clips auf TheDodo und Youtube bezaubern die Menschen auf der ganzen Welt. "Bevor ich mich auf diese epische Fahrradreise begab, drohte ich den falschen Weg in meinem Leben einzuschlagen. Seit ich mich mit Nala zusammengetan habe, hat sie mir einen Lebenszweck und einen Grund gegeben, erwachsen zu werden. Ich bin ein 100% besserer Mensch."

©2020 Lübbe Audio (P)2020 Lübbe Audio

Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Goodbye, Friend

1 rating

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From the moment pets come into our lives, we know the day will arrive when we have to say farewell. Still, we are never emotionally prepared for the last adieu. In Goodbye, Friend, Gary Kowalski takes you on a journey of healing, offering warmth and sound advice on how to cope with the death of your pet. Filled with heartwarming stories and practical guidance on such matters as taking care of yourself while mourning, creating rituals to honor your pet's memory, and talking to children about death, Goodbye, Friend is a beautiful and comforting book for anyone grieving the loss of a beloved animal.

©2012 Gary Kowalski (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Barry Abrams
Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Brain Games for Dogs: Training, Tricks and Activities for Your Dog's Physical and Mental Wellness

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Do you have trouble controlling your dog? Are you sick and tired of the frustration that comes from living with an undisciplined dog? Do you want your dog to become smarter and do what you say? With Brain Games for Dogs: Training, Tricks and Activities for Your Dog's Physical and Mental Wellness, you will learn proven methods and some of the best techniques for your dog's mental health. You will discover everything you need to know to keep your dog in shape for years to come. It is a fact that when it comes to your brain, it's a use it or lose it. On average, humans engage in brain exercises every day. We work crossword puzzles, play challenging video games, and solve problems at work and so on. But what about our dog? Dogs need brain stimulation just as humans do. There are several brain games for dogs, which are excellent ways to exercise his mind while bonding with him at the same time. Many games provide physical workouts into the mix. Not only are these games effective in enhancing brain function in your dog, they are rewarding for both your dog and you, and best of all...they are fun! Whether your dog is an average adult, a young puppy, a senior, or even handicapped, this book has brain training games for all. No dog is left behind.

©2015 Digital Print house (P)2016 Digital Print House

Narrator: Jane Ellen
Length: 46 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Pit Bulls

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Pit Bulls are an often misunderstood breed because of their strong physique and history of poor treatment. These dogs are commonly believed to be aggressive watchdogs when their true temperament is the complete opposite. Pit Bulls are sweet, gentle dogs that make excellent family pets. They love to play and have fun, and with proper care, would never have a reason to hurt the humans in their life. In fact, Pit Bulls are frequently referred to as “nanny dogs” because of how great they are with kids. Once you get to know a Pit Bulls, you’ll find that they are a perfect addition to your family. The Complete Guide to Pit Bulls is written for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on their ownership journey. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Pit Bull the right dog for me? I brought my Pit Bull home. What now? How can I best train my Pit Bull? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? No matter how fun and easy-going this breed is, there’s a lot you’ll need to know about Pit Bulls before you bring your new best friend home. The first few sections will introduce you to the breed and help you find the perfect pup. You’ll continue on listening to find out everything you'll need to know as a new owner, including: Choosing a Pit Bull Preparing your Household for your Pit Bull  Bringing Your Pit Bull Home  Puppy Parenting  Housetraining  Socializing with People and Animals  Pit Bulls and Your Other Pets  Exercise  Training your Pit Bull  Dealing With Unwanted Behaviors  Basic Commands  Advanced Commands  Traveling with Pit Bulls  Grooming your Pit Bull  Nutrition and Healthcare  If you’ve never owned a Pit Bull before, this audiobook will guide you through every life stage. Bringing a new dog into your home can be a lot of work, but this audiobook is full of tips and tricks for creating a great relationship between owner and dog. Before long, you’ll become confident in your ability to be the best owner to your new Pit Bull, and this sweet dog will show you so much affection in return!

©2019 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Erica Hilliard
Author: Erin Hotovy
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Notes from a Dog Rescue in Progress

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A panicked puppy in a Los Angeles shelter is deemed too terrified for adoption and scheduled to be killed.  When a rescue volunteer frees her at the last minute, the little girl is 15 pounds underweight and covered with open sores, swollen ticks, and thousands of fleas. Her ears are stuffed with blood and wax, her paws filled with concrete. The victim of severe neglect and confinement, her muscles are atrophied - even her tongue lolls in her mouth. It hurts her to walk more than a few feet, and she limps. She has chewed and licked through the skin on her limbs.  Physical ailments can heal, but the greatest challenge will be to overcome what life has taught her about humans: that they are to be feared.  Named Roo, the puppy is randomly assigned to a volunteer foster parent with neither special skills nor experience with fearful dogs who writes that he is “just as scared as she is”.  Notes from a Dog Rescue in Progress is the emotional and inspiring true story of Roo’s journey and the powerful bond formed as she and her foster parent develop the trust and understanding to address her fears and problems one at a time in an attempt to redeem an unredeemable dog.

©2013 Brian Beker (P)2018 Brian Beker

Narrator: Brian Beker
Author: Brian Beker
Length: 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Gabby: The Little Dog That Had to Learn to Bark

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A moving, heartfelt true story that celebrates the way animals and humans rescue one another... Baby seagulls, mischievous ferrets, strutting peacocks...in the decades that Barby Keel has run her animal sanctuary in the English countryside, she has seen all manner of creatures. Thousands of cats and dogs have come through her doors and, with the aid of Barby and her dedicated staff, found loving forever homes. But Gabby, a small terrier with solemn, terrified eyes, is like no case Barby has ever encountered before. Gabby has spent all eight years of her life indoors. She has no idea how to play with a toy or chew a treat. She has never dug in the dirt or rolled happily in the grass. Strangest of all, Gabby does not know how to bark. Barby can tell that the little golden-haired dog is bright and curious beneath her paralyzing fear, but coaxing out Gabby's true spirit will be a daunting task. Yet sometimes, a dog and a human fit together like two puzzle pieces, and so it is with Gabby and Barby. And Barby, who believes passionately in animals' ability to help and heal those they love, will find her faith in Gabby repaid just when she, and her sanctuary, need it most....

©2020 Barby Keel (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Esther Wane
Author: Barby Keel
Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Rin Tin Tin

1 rating

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"He believed the dog was immortal." So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin’s improbable introduction to Hollywood leads to the dog’s first blockbuster film and, over time, the many radio programs, movies, and television shows that follow. The canine hero’s legacy is cemented by Duncan and a small group of others who devote their lives to keeping him and his descendants alive. At its heart, Rin Tin Tin is a poignant exploration of the enduring bond between humans and animals. But it is also a richly textured history of 20th-century entertainment and entrepreneurship and the changing role of dogs in the American family and society. Almost 10 years in the making, Susan Orlean’s first original book since The Orchid Thief is a tour de force of history, human interest, and masterful storytelling - the ultimate must-listen for anyone who loves great dogs or great yarns.

©2011 Susan Orlean (P)2011 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Susan Orlean
Author: Susan Orlean
Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Psychology

2 ratings

Summary

This is a brief introductory guide on dogs and why they behave the way they do.

©2016 Jeffrey Dale Jeschke (P)2016 Jeffrey Dale Jeschke

Narrator: Dave Wright
Length: 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Devoted

Summary

Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories - dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: each one is devoted. These thirty-eight uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.

©2013 Blackstone Audio; 2013 Rebecca Ascher-Walsh

Narrator: Susan Boyce
Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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The Puppy No One Wanted

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Barby Keel is used to all manner of creatures arriving at the door of the Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary where she lives and works, deep within the Sussex countryside. Nothing can prepare her for the arrival of Teddy, however, a neglected, traumatised puppy who is dumped at the gates of the sanctuary in a filthy box, terrified and desperate for someone to love.  Despite his scruffy appearance, Barby can't help but feel a spark of affection for the overgrown puppy. But with Barby living in a caravan along with her four other dogs, she knows in her heart of hearts that Teddy deserves a more stable forever home.   Wiping away tears, she waves Teddy away to his new life with a young couple, knowing that she's done what's best for the animal. But barely a few days later, Teddy is returned to the sanctuary, his new family unable to cope with his boisterous behaviour and his ever-growing size. Barby tries desperately to re-home him, but Teddy is rejected over and over again by his new foster families. Anxious and terrified of being separated from her, Barby is now faced with the impossible task of working through the traumas of Teddy's past to help the young dog.  But when she receives the devastating news that her beloved younger brother has received a shocking diagnosis, Barby's life as she knows it is thrown into disarray.  Can the love of a gentle giant help Barby through the unimaginable? And will Barby's unwavering devotion set Teddy free from the suffering he has endured? 

©2019 Barby Keel (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

Narrator: Maggie Mash
Author: Barby Keel
Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Scent of the Missing

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After the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, Susannah Charleson was so impressed by the newspaper photo of an exhausted handler and his search-and-rescue dog that she decided to train a dog of her own. A dog lover and pilot with search experience herself, Charleson got Puzzle, a strong, bright Golden Retriever, who from the start, exhibited a unique aptitude for search-and-rescue work. But the puppy’s willfulness challenged even Susannah, who had raised dogs for years. Scent of the Missing is the story of Susannah and Puzzle’s adventures and the complex relationship they forge as they help in the pursuit and recovery of people who have fallen prey to crime, misadventure, or catastrophe: a missing teenager, an Alzheimer’s patient wandering in the cold, signs of the crew amid the debris of the space shuttle Columbia disaster.

©2010 Susannah Charleson (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Yorkipoos

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The ultimate guide for any new Yorkipoo owner! Learn everything you need to know including: Preparing your home for a Yorkipoo Training during the first few weeks Proper nutrition and diet for a Yorkipoo Avoiding the common mistakes most new Yorkipoo owners make Exercise tips and socialization ideas The Yorkipoo may be small, but don’t let that fool you. This pint-sized pooch packs a punch in the personality department. A cross between the Yorkshire Terrier and the Miniature Poodle, the Yorkipoo is intelligent, affectionate, playful and gentle – an excellent companion for all! Perfect for apartment living or expansive country life, these dogs can adapt to live just about anywhere as long as they have a warm place to call home and a loving companion. Although both the Yorkshire Terrier and the Poodle were originally bred as working dogs, the Yorkipoo serves a much humbler, yet important role. This lovable cross-breed was designed to be the ultimate companion lap dog. His non-shedding, hypoallergenic coat makes this dog an excellent choice for anyone with allergies. Whether you are a long-time Yorkipoo owner, or you are considering bringing home your first Yorkipoo puppy, this book will guide you through any questions you may have. Learn the origins of this cross-breed and why it is adored in households all over the world. Discover how they interact with each other and their owners and why proper nutrition is so essential to the wellbeing of your dog. Learn the basics of care and the proper way to puppy- proof your home, both indoor and outdoor, to keep your dog safe from harm. Use this book as a go-to for all things Yorkipoo, from choosing the right breeder, grooming and care tips, training and so much more. You will find in-depth information regarding your Yorkipoo from the moment you bring him home until the day you say your last goodbye. This book will guide you through every phase of your life with your Yorkipoo and help you make the most of your time together. 

©2020 LP Media Inc (P)2021 LP Media Inc

Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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No Better Friend

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The young listeners' adaptation of the New York Times best seller No Better Friend - the extraordinary tale of friendship and survival between a man and a dog in World War II. No Better Friend tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World War II. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger - warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and protecting them from brutal beatings. Frank and Judy's friendship, an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances, is one of the great recently unearthed stories of World War II.

©2016 Robert Weintraub (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: P. J. Ochlan
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training

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Let’s face it...puppies can be stubborn. Even the sweetest owners can get stressed and frustrated with poor training results. The problem is most people use old and ineffective house training methods and end up frustrated and angry at their pup. Failed or long drawn out house training can be avoided by learning the correct way to house train your dog. No one wants to spend months housebreaking their pup when he's pottying all over the house. Especially when you realize other people are getting it done easily and painlessly in as little as seven days. The old method of yelling, spanking, or even pushing your dog's nose into its pee or poop is one of the worst methods you can utilize. This can cause your pup to become frightened of you. Plus experts have made very clear is that punishment is the least effective training method. In fact, it's been proven that in most cases, dogs don't even know why they're being punished. The truth is, you don't need to use abusive, slow, and ineffective house training methods ever again. You're about to learn how you can house train your puppy quickly and easily, without any yelling, hitting, or stressing you and your pup. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Why punishment-based training could leave you with the very opposite results that you are looking for in your pup. Seven must-know tips to getting your puppy potty-trained quickly and painlessly. Why housebreaking your pup wrong can teach him to be sneaky and do his business behind furniture. Why your pup uses the bathroom inside after you just took him outside. How to avoid the five biggest puppy potty training pitfalls. Why your pup still sometimes has accidents after he's trained and what to do about it. The secret behind successful positive reinforcement training. Much, much more! Imagine being able to housebreak your puppy in as little as seven days. You'll be able to soon, and it doesn't matter what breed you have or how "stubborn" it is.

©2015 Empowered Life Network LLC (P)2019 Empowered Life Networks LLC

Author: Ken Phillips
Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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The Goldendoodle Handbook: The Essential Guide For New & Prospective Goldendoodle Owners (Canine Handbooks)

2 ratings

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The number one best seller on Goldendoodles! Learn from experts how to choose, raise, and train a happy, healthy, and well-behaved Goldendoodle. The Goldendoodle Handbook is the first book to be endorsed by GANA (Goldendoodle Association of North America), the world’s leading organisation for Goldendoodles. This step-by-step manual will help you care for, train, and build a deep, lifelong bond with your Goldendoodle. Canine author Linda Whitwam and 16 leading breeders have produced the biggest and most in-depth book on this highly popular Doodle. The audiobook is easy to listen and is packed full of insider tips and practical info. Puppies - Learn: Preparing Your Home Getting Through the First Few Days and Nights Where Should Puppy Sleep? Typical Goldendoodle Behavior Understanding Your Puppy and Building a Bond  Exercise - How Much and How Often Crate Training Potty Training  Socialization Obedience Training, incl: Sit, Stay, Recall, Leash and Clicker Training Dealing with Puppy Biting and Chewing Feeding a Puppy, Adult, and Senior Dog Breeders give personal advice on what to expect from bringing your puppy home right through to old age - and the pitfalls to avoid. For anyone who hasn’t chosen their pup yet, there’s: Goldendoodles for Allergy Sufferers How to Find a Good Breeder and The Questions to Ask Puppy Contracts Where not to Buy a Goldendoodle How to Pick a Healthy Pup or Adult Dog Picking a Pup with the Right Temperament for You Rescue Doodles Goldendoodle health is covered in depth, including ear infections, skin issues, allergies, spaying, neutering, vaccinations, parasites, and illnesses which can affect this crossbreed. Experts have written specialist articles: Inside a Goldendoodle puppy’s mind, coat genetics and grooming, activities and competitions for Goldendoodles, and therapy Doodles.

©2016 Linda Whitwam (P)2019 Linda Whitwam

Narrator: Trish Helsel
Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Village Vets

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This first book by the much-loved stars of TV's Village Vets is the unforgettable, hilarious, heartwarming and hair-raising adventures of two country vets, the animals they treat and the characters they meet. Best mates since they met on their first day at uni, Anthony Bennett and James Carroll both dreamed of working with animals from the time they were young. Committed to and passionate about caring for creatures great and small, they share a mischievous sense of humour and a wonder for life that charms both animals and owners alike. Warm, funny and fascinating, Village Vets chronicles the lives of these two young Aussie vets before they were famous - their adventures here in Australia and overseas will delight readers of all ages. There are stories of crazy cats, cranky cows, rude cockatoos, unexpected outcomes and miraculous recoveries. They have worked with every animal imaginable - operating on guinea pigs and euthanasing a pet fish, treating a horse that had lost its foot and fixing a prolapsed cow with a piece of polypipe. As much about the people they meet as about the animals, Village Vets is an unforgettable insight into the heartache and joy of life as a country vet.

©2015 Anthony Bennett and James Carroll (P)2015 Bolinda

Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Medicine

7 ratings

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An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman's battle with depression and how her dog saved her life. At 22 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, Julie continued to sink into suicidal depression. Psychiatrists, therapists, and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a golden retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, the beauty of forgiveness, and the astonishing ways animals can help heal even the most broken hearts and minds.

©2016 Julie Barton (P)2016 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Julie Barton
Author: Julie Barton
Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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How to Train a Puppy

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Do you want to grow up a happy and healthy puppy? Do you want to create a trusting, long-lasting and friendly relationship with your puppy? Do you want to do it through easy and fun methods that you and your dog will enjoy? You need this audiobook! How to Train a Puppy is created to get you on the right path with your dog. Building daily routines together that are fun but challenging at the same time. what to expect from each developmental stage of your puppy quick and easy housebreaking the essentials of proper nutrition the importance of vaccinating - and of not over-vaccinating creating perfect obedience from day one through rules, boundaries, and calm-assertive leadership how to avoid the most common mistakes owners make raising puppies and young dogs how to correct any issue right from when you notice it unique exercises and fun activities to bring out the best in your dog If you want to create an incredible bond with your dog, then go ahead and get this audiobook.

©2020 Jennifer Dogget (P)2020 AMSP LTD

Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training Basics: The Complete Handbook to Training Your Dog in 7 Days

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Are you thinking of adopting a new puppy or even a full-grown dog? Are you having trouble in managing your pet and taking care of it? There are endless things to consider before receiving a dog in our home. Training is the most important one out of them. Having a house-trained and well-behaved dog is your one-way ticket to an amazing and wonderful companionship. In fact, all of us know how many problems - and aggressiveness, above all - that a bad dog education could lead to. For this reason, you need a proven, structured, defined method to train your puppy for the better and make it the model dog every child would want to play with; the model dog every neighbor would be glad to coexist with. In this book, you will learn: The five benefits of training your puppy The four fundamental types of dog training The 10 types of dog behaviors and what they mean The seven types of dog training techniques Ways to determine which training technique is right for you Steps to decide between puppy school, private training, and DIY A quick, practical, seven-step training guide for your puppy More than six tips on how to train adult dogs This is the perfect dog training handbook you were searching for, where you can find all the essential information in one place! This book is for you if: You are a complete beginner in pet training and management and have no idea how and where to start You need easy, quick tips to teach your children to improve their relationship with their four-legged best friend You need to correct some bad behaviors of an adult dog you already have Don’t fret. Get Puppy Training Basics today. Scroll up to click the "buy now" button. Your dog will wag its tail happily if you do!

©2019 George Russell (P)2019 George Russell

Narrator: Joe Wosik
Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Little Alf

1 rating

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In December 2012, something happened that would turn Hannah Russell's world upside down and give her a new focus. A promising young rider with two horses of her own, Hannah recently had been given the devastating news that she would never ride again. That morning in December, a local Shetland pony breeder pulled up and asked Hannah if she wanted another horse. The woman said she had a six-month-old Shetland pony she couldn't keep - the horse had dwarfism, meaning she couldn't breed from him. Without a moment's thought, Hannah said yes to rescuing the horse, and Little Alf came into her life. Through Alf's love and hilarious hijinks, Hannah's life was as full as it was before, and he opened a whole new world for her.

©2017 Hannah Russell (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

Narrator: Katy Sobey
Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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The Basics of Raising Backyard Rabbits: Beginner's Guide to Raising, Feeding, Breeding, and Butchering Rabbits

Summary

Do you want to raise rabbits but don’t know where to start? The Basics of Raising Backyard Rabbits is a practical guide, from a family of rabbit raisers. This audiobook shares simple yet practical knowledge which covers all aspects of raising healthy and happy rabbits in suburban or even urban backyards.  This guide to rearing backyard rabbits covers topics like: Why keep meat rabbits? Breeds of meat rabbits Rabbit husbandry Ways to bottle-feed baby rabbits Building shelters for your rabbits Methods to feed and water your rabbits (including simple automated systems)  DIY equipment for butchering Ways to butcher Bonus tips for home canning your rabbit meat   The audiobook is suited for new rabbit keepers and those wanting ideas for simple DIY equipment to make your backyard rabbit keeping simple and easy. Get this guide now to make your rabbit-raising dreams a reality.

©2019 David Nash (P)2019 David Nash

Narrator: Robert Asher
Author: David Nash
Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Round Penning

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Two complete audiobooks in one!  Round Penning: First Steps to Starting a Horse: The changes you can make in the round pen are amazing - but training there is about much more than simply running a horse in circles. There are objective and progressive steps. This guide to the proven methods of John Lyons shows you exactly what to do, in which specific order, and why. You’ll build a strong foundation on your green horse - or reset the attitude of a more mature horse.  How to Start a Horse: Bridling to 1st Ride, Step-by-Step: This book offers simple and objective training for the unbroken horse, from first-time bridling and saddling to sacking out, bridle work from the ground, pre-mount work, and your (necessarily short) first ride. Learn the proven methods of John Lyons, safety tips, and tricks to save time. Put a solid foundation on your young, green horse, a solid start that pays big dividends for the rest of his life.

©2018 Keith Hosman (P)2018 Keith Hosman

Narrator: Peter Husmann
Author: Keith Hosman
Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Labrador Retriever Training: The Ultimate Guide to Training Your Labrador Retriever Puppy

2 ratings

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Do you stare in amazement at the well-behaved Labrador retriever puppy at the dog park listening and following his owner's commands while your puppy is off wreaking havoc or dragging you all over the park? Are you sick of your adorable little Labrador retriever chewing everything in sight? Are you tired of your puppy leaving “surprises” all over the house? Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or heel? Does your puppy whine or howl uncontrollably when you leave the house? This ultimate Labrador retriever training guide can help you with it all! It has everything you need to know about Labrador retriever training and basic obedience. This audiobook is guaranteed to answer any of your questions about training your Labrador retriever and is a must-have for anyone thinking of getting a Labrador retriever puppy.  Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Is a Labrador retriever right for you? How much is enough exercise? How to speak your dog’s language Effective discipline How to potty train your Labrador retriever  Basic obedience training such as: sit, drop, come, fetch, stay, and wait Leash training your Labrador retriever puppy Socialization training How to stop the biting and chewing And advanced training techniques This is the ultimate guide for all Labrador retriever puppy owners and individuals who are thinking of getting a Labrador retriever puppy. Don’t wait any longer! Scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button to turn your puppy disaster into that perfect dog about which you’ve always dreamed!

©2018 CAC Publishing LLC (P)2018 CAC Publishing LLC

Narrator: Tiana Hanson
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Crossing the Line

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"A marvelous addition to the literature of inspirational sports stories." (Booklist, starred review) "This remarkable and inspiring story shines." (Publishers Weekly, starred review) An inspiring memoir of defying the odds from Kareem Rosser, captain of the first all-Black squad to win the National Interscholastic Polo championship. "Crossing the Line will not just leave you with hope, but also ideas on how to make that hope transferable.” (New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore) Born and raised in West Philadelphia, Kareem thought he and his siblings would always be stuck in “The Bottom”, a community and neighborhood devastated by poverty and violence. Riding their bicycles through Philly’s Fairmount Park, Kareem’s brothers discover a barn full of horses. Noticing the brothers’ fascination with her misfit animals, Lezlie Hiner, founder of The Work to Ride stables, offers them their escape: an after-school job in exchange for riding lessons. What starts as an accidental discovery turns into a love for horseback riding that leads the Rossers to discovering their passion for polo. Pursuing the sport with determination and discipline, Kareem earns his place among the typically exclusive players in college, becoming part of the first all-Black national interscholastic polo championship team - all while struggling to keep his family together. Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever is the story of bonds of brotherhood, family loyalty, the transformative connection between man and horse, and forging a better future that comes from overcoming impossible odds. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

©2021 Kareem Rosser (P)2021 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Landon Woodson
Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Saving Sadie

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Joal Derse Dauer was donating blankets at a local no-kill shelter when an injured and despondent dog caught her eye. With three "fur babies" already at home, Joal wasn't looking to adopt another dog. But there was something special about Sadie....    With patience, hope, and plenty of love, Joal saw her canine companion grow in strength and joy. And before long, she discovered that sweet Sadie had transformed her life in ways she never could have imagined.    Joyous and inspiring, Saving Sadie is a triumphant story about the power of unconditional love and second chances - for humans and animals alike.

©2017 Joal Derse Dauer and Elizabeth Ridley (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Ann Richardson
Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Rescued

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Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselves In the follow-up to his New York Times best seller 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 surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us, such as: How to "walk a mile in a dog's paws" to get a brand-new perspective Living with a dog is not one continuous Hallmark moment - but it's never dull! Why having a dog helps you see your faults and quirks in a new light, even if you can't "shed" them completely How to set the world right, one dog at a time For anyone who loves, lives with, or has ever wanted a dog, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better, too.

©2017 Peter Zheutlin (P)2017 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Fred Sanders
Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Flash

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The heartwarming tale of an irrepressible donkey who needed a home - and forever changed a family. Rachel Anne Ridge was at the end of her rope. The economy had crashed, taking her formerly thriving business along with it. She had been a successful artist, doing work she loved, but now she felt like a failure. How would her family pay their bills? What would the future hold? If only God would somehow let them know that everything was going to be all right... and then Flash the donkey showed up. If there is ever a good time to discover a wounded, frightened, bedraggled donkey standing in your driveway, this wasn't it. The local sheriff dismissed Flash as "worthless". But Rachel didn't believe that, and she couldn't turn him away. She brought Flash into her struggling family during their darkest hour - and he turned out to be the very thing they needed most. Flash is the true story of their adventures together in learning to love and trust; breaking down whatever fences stood in their way; and finding the strength, confidence, and faith to carry on. Prepare to fall in love with Flash: a quirky, unlikely hero with gigantic ears, a deafening bray, a personality as big as Texas, and a story you'll never forget.

©2015 eChristian (P)2015 eChristian

Narrator: Nan McNamara
Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Let Me Tell You About Jasper...

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Best-selling author of And the Good News Is... Dana Perino is back with stories of friends, family, and how America's love for a dog named Jasper is a place where even political opponents can find common ground. Dana Perino is a popular and beloved host on Fox's The Five, with over two million followers on social media. While listeners admire Dana for her charm, warmth, and insight, she also knows who the real star in her family is: her vizsla, Jasper - aka America's Dog. In this new audiobook, Dana tells stories about life and politics and how dogs can transcend rancor and partisanship. She also talks about how dogs bring families together - like Dana's own, from her career in Washington through her life as a TV star. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2016 Dana Perino (P)2016 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Dana Perino
Author: Dana Perino
Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Siberian Husky Training: The Ultimate Guide to Training Your Siberian Husky Puppy: Includes Sit, Stay, Heel, Come, Crate, Leash, Socialization, Potty Training and How to Eliminate Bad Habits

2 ratings

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Do you stare in amazement at the well-behaved Siberian Husky puppy at the dog park listening and following his owner's commands while your puppy is off wreaking havoc or dragging you all over the park? Are you sick of your adorable little Siberian Husky chewing everything in sight?  Are you tired of your puppy leaving “surprises” all over the house?  Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or heel?  Does your puppy whine or howl uncontrollably when you leave the house? This ultimate Siberian Husky training guide can help you with it all! Everything you need to know about Siberian Husky training and basic obedience. This book is guaranteed to answer any of your questions about training your Siberian Husky and is a must-have for anyone thinking of getting a Siberian Husky puppy.  Here's a preview of what you'll learn:   Is a Siberian Husky right for you? How much is enough exercise? How to speak your dog’s language Effective discipline How to potty train your Siberian Husky Basic obedience training such as: sit, drop, come, fetch, stay, and wait Leash training your Siberian Husky puppy Socialization training How to stop the biting and chewing And advanced training techniques This is the ULTIMATE guide for all Siberian Husky puppy owners and individuals who are thinking of getting a Siberian Husky puppy. Don’t wait any longer! Scroll up and buy this audiobook now!

©2018 CAC Publishing LLC (P)2018 CAC Publishing LLC

Narrator: Tiana Hanson
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Puggle Dog Care and Understanding Guide Book

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You can have a lot of fun playing and training your Puggle puppy and dog to be a really good dog. Puggles are a cross between Pugs and Beagles, and make a great family pet too! Chapters include: 1. The Characteristics of a Puggle Puppy and Dog 2. What You Should Know About Puppy Teeth 3. How to Select Treats To Train Your Dog With 4. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Puggle Puppy 5. Are Rawhide Treats Good for Your Puggle? 6. How to Crate Train Your Puggle 7. When Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog? 8. When Your Puggle Makes Potty Mistakes 9. How to Teach your Puggle to Fetch 10. Make it Easier and Healthier for Feeding Your Puggle 11. When Your Puggle Has Separation Anxiety, and How to Deal With It 12. When Your Puggle Is Afraid of Loud Noises 13. How to Stop Your Puggle from Jumping Up On People 14. How to Build A Whelping Box for a Puggle or Any Other Breed of Dog 15. How to Teach Your Puggle to Sit 16. Why Your Puggle Needs a Good Soft Bed to Sleep In 17. How to Stop Your Puggle from Running Away or Bolting Out the Door 18. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Puggle Puppy 19. How to Socialize Your Puggle Puppy 20. How to Stop Your Puggle Dog from Excessive Barking 21. When Your Puggle Has Dog Food or Toy Aggression Tendencies 22. What you should know about Fleas and Ticks 23. How to Stop Your Puggle Puppy or Dog from Biting 24. What to Expect Before and During your Dog Having Puppies 25. What the Benefits of Micro chipping Your Dog Are to You 26. How to Get Something Out of a Puppy or Dog's Belly without Surgery 27. How to Clean Your Puggle's Ears Correctly 28. How to Stop Your Puggle from Eating Their Own Stools 29. How Invisible Fencing Typically Works to Train and Protect Your Dog 30. Some Items You Should Never Let Your Puppy or Dog Eat 31. How to Make Sure Your Dog is eating a Healthy Amount of Food 32. Make it Easier and Healthier for Feeding Your Puggle 33. How to Clean and Groom your Puggle 34. How to Trim a Puppy or Dogs Nails Properly 35. The Five Different Kinds of Worms that can harm your Dog 36. How to Deworm your Puggle for Good Health 37. What You Should Know About Dog Rabies 38. Some Helpful Healthy and Tasty Homemade Dog Food Recipes

©2013 Vince Stead (P)2013 Vince Stead

Narrator: Jason Lovett
Author: Vince Stead
Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Betta Fish

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Learn how to make your betta the coolest and healthiest pet on the block. If you want to teach your betta how to do cool tricks, be active, stay healthy, always look bright and vibrant, and live a high-quality, long-lasting life, then you’ll want to get this audiobook.  Here’s the deal:   Most pet shop workers don’t know the info contained in this audiobook.   You don’t know what your betta does and does not need for its tank. (It’s not what you think.) You’re told that your betta will be perfectly fine in a half-gallon-sized tank. (Wrong!) You want to give your betta the best life possible, but you simply don’t know how to go about doing that. Fortunately, this audiobook will give you the ultimate approach to setting up your aquarium and teach you how to properly care for your betta fish.   Here are a few of the things you’ll discover in this audiobook:   All of the necessary and optional things you’ll need for your aquarium. How to properly set up your tank and common mistakes you’ll want to avoid. How to teach your betta fish cool tricks such as jumping and how to swim through a hoop! What you should be feeding your betta and how much you should be feeding it. (Most get this wrong!) How to properly breed bettas. The correct way to properly clean your aquarium. Common myths and lies you’ve been told about bettas that simply aren’t true. How to prevent and treat common betta illnesses. And much more! Imagine getting a pet betta fish and knowing that you’ll be able to give your betta a high-quality life.   By following the guidelines in this audiobook, you can maximize the quality of life that your betta will live.   Scroll up, click the buy now button, and learn how to properly take care of a betta fish today! 

©2018 Anthony Daniels (P)2018 Anthony Daniels

Narrator: Kyle Maraglio
Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Bone Yard

1 rating

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Fourth Installment in the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series: a short novella Dog trainer Raine Stockton has lived all her life in the quiet community of Hansonville, North Carolina. She is the daughter of a judge, the niece of a sheriff, and the ex-wife of a deputy. She does not lead the kind of life, generally speaking, in which people get buried in her backyard. But when Cisco, Raine's mischievous golden retriever, digs up human bones beneath the site of what will soon be her new training kennel, mayhem ensues. With the state police swarming everywhere, references to a mass grave and suspicions of a serial killer, Raine is surrounded by chaos. But when her beautiful collie Majesty keeps disappearing and cryptic messages from a pet psychic only add to the confusion, Raine soon finds herself plunged into the midst of a mystery that is far too close to home. Can she and Cisco track down the truth before it's too late?

©2012 Donna Ball (P)2014 Donna Ball

Narrator: Donna Postel
Author: Donna Ball
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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What My Golden Retriever Taught Me About God

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Does God care about His creatures? Does He care about you? Sadie, a golden retriever, gives us a hint as Rhonda weaves for us a beautiful story of dog and master. Revel in Sadie’s quirks about the smell of socks and the taste of popcorn. What divine lessons can we learn from this zany duo? Be surprised by the unexpected as this golden retriever warms your heart just by being herself. Gain a new vision of who God is, what He is like, and why we might just love Him more in spite of ourselves. “Clear, engaging, and humorous. The author evidences her love for Sadie and her yet deeper love for her just, merciful, and loving God.” —Knox Chamblin, Professor Emeritus, Reformed Theological Seminary

©2010 Rhonda McRae (P)2011 Oasis

Narrator: Sharilynn Dunn
Author: Rhonda McRae
Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Before It's Too Late

2 ratings

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In this powerful K-9 crime thriller, FBI Special Agent Meg Jennings and her trusted search-and-rescue Labrador, Hawk, must race against the clock before a diabolical killer strikes again. Somewhere in the Washington, DC, area, a woman lies helpless in a box. Beneath the earth. Barely breathing. Buried alive. In Quantico, the FBI receives a coded message from the woman's abductor. He wants to play a game with them: decipher the clues, find the grave, save the girl. The FBI's top cryptanalysts crack the code, and Special Agent Meg Jennings and her K-9 partner, Hawk, scramble to the scene of the crime. Cryptic clues lead them astray, and by the time they solve the puzzle, it's too late. But the killer's game is far from over. Soon another message arrives. Another victim is taken, and the deadly pattern is repeated - again and again. Each kidnapping triggers another desperate race against time, each with the possibility of another senseless death. That's when Meg decides to try something drastic. Break the Bureau's protocol. Bring in her brilliant sister, Cara, a genius at word games, to decipher the kidnapper's twisted clues. Meg knows she's risking her career to do it, but she's determined not to let one more person die under her and Hawk's watch. If the plan fails, it could bite them in the end. And if it leads to the killer, it could bury them forever. Author bio: Sara Driscoll is the pen name of Jen J. Danna and Ann Vanderlaan, authors of the Abbott and Lowell Forensic Mysteries. Jen is an infectious disease researcher at a cutting edge Canadian university near Toronto but loves to spend her free time writing the thrilling and mysterious. Ann lives in central Texas with five rescued pit bulls, including Kane, now a certified therapy dog. She also trains with Kane for competitive nose work.

©2017 Sara Driscoll (P)2017 Recorded Books

Narrator: Angela Dawe
Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Healing Shine: A Spiritual Assignment

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Michael Johnson thinks he knows a thing or two about horses. Despite the doctorate and a quarter-century in the corporate world, and a career that has taken him across America so many times he no longer needs a map - above all things - he is still a cowboy. At 45, the internal calling to return to the world of horses, rodeo, and roping will no longer be denied. A good horse will be required. A simple enough task for an “expert” like Michael. Even though it’s “been a while”, his skills with the lariat will return, and he knows how to train horses. In his youth he watched his dad and uncles develop countless roping horses for work on their own ranch, and for others throughout the country. In his teens and early 20s, he assimilated every tip, training device, and technique in their repertoire. They taught him not only the “best way” to deal with the horses, but the only way. Armed with the knowledge of certainty, Michael finds only success with his initial prospects. Then, Michael meets the gray called Shine. “Don’t buy him,” counsels Shine’s owner. “You won’t like him”. Undaunted, Michael purchases the horse expecting his training methods to produce solid results in thirty days - 60 at the most. Some two years and three months later, Shine is no different than he was on the first day. The crushing realization comes that the man who considered himself an expert is a fool. Gradually, he comes to a most difficult admission. Like so many who claim to know everything there is to know about horses - he knows nothing at all. Yet, he cannot abandon the gray. Something in his spirit tells Michael that in the heart of the disturbed horse resides the thing called greatness. The story of one horse and one man and their seven-year spiritual journey together. Along the way, a blue roan colt, an old warhorse, and true horsemen provide Michael with pieces to the puzzle of healing Shine - and at last, a path into the heart of the great gray.

©2007 Michael Johnson (P)2020 Michael Johnson

Narrator: Michael Johnson
Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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My Life in a Cat House

1 rating

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Celebrate the human-feline bond with all its joys, mysteries, and life-changing moments. Gwen Cooper - author of the blockbuster international best-seller Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat - returns with the ongoing adventures of her much-beloved, world-famous fur family. Ideal for new listeners and longtime fans alike, this collection of eight purr-fect cat stories is filled with all the humor and heart Gwen's devoted fans have come to know and love. An adorable five-week-old rescue kitten slowly learns to trust the woman who saved her. An obsessive cat teaches himself to play fetch and demands it morning and night from his hapless mom - whether she's working, sleeping, eating, bathing, or trying to enjoy some "alone time" with her husband. And Homer, the blind wonder cat himself, returns triumphant in a new story about life and love after worldwide fame. Listen to all eight stories in one sitting or savor each gem of a "tail" on its own. My Life in a Cat House will leave you laughing out loud, shedding an occasional tear, and hugging your own cat a little bit closer.

©2018 Gwen Cooper (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Author: Gwen Cooper
Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

1 rating

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Extraordinary new insights into the minds and lives of our fellow creatures from two of the world's top animal authors, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and Sy Montgomery. Tamed and Untamed - a collection of essays penned by two of the world's most celebrated animal writers, Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas - explores the minds, lives, and mysteries of animals as diverse as snails, house cats, hawks, sharks, dogs, lions, and even octopuses. Drawing on stories of animals both wild and domestic, the two authors, also best friends, created this book to put humans back into the animal world. The more we learn about what other animals think and do, they explain, the more we understand ourselves as animals, too. Writes Montgomery, "The list of attributes once thought to be unique to our species - from using tools to waging war - is not only rapidly shrinking, but starting to sound less and less impressive when we compare them with other animals' powers." With humor, empathy, and introspection, Montgomery and Thomas look into the lives of all kinds of creatures - from man's best friend to the great white shark - and examine the ways we connect with our fellow species. Both authors have devoted their lives to sharing the animal kingdom's magic with others, and their combined wisdom is an indispensable contribution to the field of animal literature.

©2017 Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas (P)2017 Chelsea Green Publishing

Available on Audible
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The Dog Guardian

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Dog behaviourist Nigel Reed reveals the secrets to a happy, well-behaved dog in his revolutionary new book, The Dog Guardian. Struggling to solve your dog's behavioural problems? Looking to achieve the perfect relationship with your dog? The Dog Guardian is here to help. Dog behaviourist Nigel Reed teaches emotional intelligence for dog owners, leading to confident, happy and well-behaved dogs. Through his many years of experience, Nigel has found that there are four fundamental components for a content and well-behaved dog. In The Dog Guardian, Nigel explains the philosophy and gives you practical, step-by-step advice. This new and vital information will empower you to address any of your dog's undesirable behaviours, no matter its age, breed or history. The Dog Guardian has already helped thousands of dogs and their owners address problem behaviours including anxiety, nervousness, aggression, hyperactivity, lead pulling, jumping up and much more. It's easier than you'd think.

©2016 Nigel Reed (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Tom Lawrence
Author: Nigel Reed
Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Puppy Training for Beginners

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Are you looking for the best puppy training guide for beginners? Are you looking for an easy, effective way to get started training your puppy right now? The perfect solution to raising a calm, happy, and well-behaved puppy is here! This book will show you simple, real-world solutions to common behavioral issues and proven training methods. What would it mean to you to have a polite, well-socialized puppy?  Through positive training techniques and redirection of inappropriate behavior, you will be able to teach your puppy how to live safely and happily in the human world. This book will cover everything you need to know about properly training your puppy from ground zero so that you can enjoy lifetime happiness with your companion.  Here is a total preview of what you'll learn: Puppy training tips and tricks before I get started The psychology and reason behind naming your puppy All about potty training and looking for the proper signs Crate training and why they are so vital to potty training your puppy Your puppy's chewing habit and what toys are and aren't safe Bite inhibition from day one How to get your puppy to actually listen to you Signs your puppy is stressed Socializing your puppy and why it's so key Setting boundaries and making rules for your puppy All about the science of dog treats Obedience training and how to begin this Basic commands and leash walking your puppy Fun yet effective learning games that you can play with your puppy How to find a great puppy/dog trainer (if needed) How to find a good veterinarian for your puppy It’s time to make sure your four-legged furry friend has the best shot at a great life with you! Get started on puppy training today by scrolling up and hitting the "buy" button. 

©2021 John Veckler (P)2021 John Veckler

Narrator: Tom Brooks
Author: John Veckler
Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Sense

7 ratings

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Dogs have been mankind's faithful companions for tens of thousands of years, yet today they are regularly treated as either pack-following wolves or furry humans. The truth is, dogs are neither - and our misunderstanding has put them in serious crisis. What dogs really need is a spokesperson, someone who will assert their specific needs. Renowned anthrozoologist Dr. John Bradshaw has made a career of studying human-animal interactions, and in Dog Sense he uses the latest scientific research to show how humans can live in harmony with - not just dominion over - their four-legged friends. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.

©2011 John Bradshaw (P)2011 Tantor

Narrator: Michael Page
Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Sheepadoodles

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The Sheepadoodle is a mixed-breed dog, a hybrid of the Old English Sheepdog and the Standard Poodle. While this mix was originally developed in the 1960s as a military dog, it wasn’t until the early 2000s that the dogs gained popularity with the mainstream public. Most Sheepadoodles inherit the sturdy build and fun-loving, goofball temperament from their Old English Sheepdog side, and their exceptional intelligence, easier-to-care-for coat, and desire to be the center of attention from their Poodle side. The combination of the two results in a canine companion that is entertaining, intelligent, and easygoing. The Complete Guide to Sheepadoodles is a comprehensive guide to this exceptional designer dog. Pet parents will return to the valuable information found in these pages throughout their Sheepadoodle’s life, from the dog’s first car ride home to his senior years. Learn the answers to your most crucial questions, such as: Is a Sheepadoodle the right dog for me? How do I select the right Sheepadoodle breeder or rescue? What do I need to do to puppy-proof my home? Which training methods are most effective for my Sheepadoodle?

©2020 LP Media Inc (P)2020 LP Media Inc

Narrator: Pam Emme
Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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The Possibility Dogs

3 ratings

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From the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, Scent of the Missing, comes a heartwarming and inspiring story that shows how dogs can be rescued and can rescue in return. For her first book, Susannah Charleson was praised for her unique insight into the kinship between humans and dogs, as revealed through canine search and rescue. In The Possibility Dogs Charleson chronicles her journey into the world of psychiatric-service and therapy dogs trained to serve the human mind, a journey that began as a personal one. After a particularly grisly search led to a struggle with PTSD, Charleson credits healing to her partnership with search dog Puzzle. Inspired by that experience and having met dogs formally trained to assist in such crises, Charleson learns to identify abandoned dogs with service potential, often plucking them from shelters at the last minute, and to train them for work beside hurting partners, to whom these second-chance dogs bring intelligence, comfort, and hope. From black Lab puppy Merlin, once cast away in a garbage bag, who stabilizes his partner’s panic attacks to Ollie, the blind and deaf terrier who soothes anxious children, to Jake Piper, the starving pit bull mix who goes from abandoned to irreplaceable, The Possibility Dogs illuminates a whole new world of canine potential.

©2013 Susannah Charleson (P)2013 Blackstone Audio

Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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The Complete Guide to Corgis

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“This book is an amazing source of knowledge for those who love Corgis" (Jen Duward, Corgi owner) “The Complete Guide to Corgis provides information that is inclusive to both new corgi owners and a long-time corgi owner. An easy and informative read that provided advice, tips, and techniques on providing your corgi a well-rounded life!” (Michele Eathone, Corgi owner) With its short legs and oversized facial features, the Corgi has become one of the cutest and most popular dog breeds in America today. Their affectionate personality and adaptability make them perfectly suited to most homes and environments. The Complete Guide to Corgis is intended for the busy new owner who needs to quickly and easily learn everything they need to know as they embark on Corgi ownership. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Corgi right for me? What do I do now that I've brought home my Corgi? How can I best train my Corgi? What common mistakes should I avoid? Be prepared for your new pup, and all the challenges that come along with owning a Corgi. This book will take you on a step-by-step journey and walk you through virtually everything you'll need to know as a new Corgi owner, including: The differences between the Pembroke and Cardigan breeds Corgi history and characteristics The ideal Corgi home Finding the right Corgi for you Preparing for your new Corgi The first week with your new puppy The first month with your new puppy Corgi house-training The importance of socializing your Corgi Being a great puppy parent Corgis and other dogs Training your Corgi puppy Basic commands Corgi nutritional needs Grooming a Corgi Basic Corgi health care Health concerns with Corgis Your aging Corgi If your are ready to take on the challenges and joys of owning a Corgi, then this is the book you need. The road to being a great puppy parent is a long and difficult one, this road map can help you navigate all the twist and turns as you start the most amazing journey of your life!

©2018 LP Media Inc. (P)2020 LP Media Inc.

Narrator: Damon Gaynor
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Golden Retriever Training: The Ultimate Guide to Training Your Golden Retriever Puppy

Summary

Do you stare in amazement at the well-behaved golden retriever puppy at the dog park listening and following his owner's commands while your puppy is off wreaking havoc or dragging you all over the park? Are you sick of your adorable little golden retriever chewing everything in sight? Are you tired of your puppy leaving “surprises” all over the house? Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or heel? Does your puppy whine or howl uncontrollably when you leave the house? This ultimate golden retriever training guide can help you with it all! It includes everything you need to know about golden retriever training and basic obedience. This audiobook is guaranteed to answer any of your questions about training your golden retriever and is a must-have for anyone thinking of getting a golden retriever puppy.  Here is a preview of what you'll learn: Is a golden retriever right for you? How much is enough exercise? How to speak your dog’s language Effective discipline How to potty train your golden retriever  Basic obedience training such as: sit, drop, come, fetch, stay, and wait Leash training your golden retriever puppy Socialization training How to stop the biting and chewing And advanced training techniques This is the ultimate guide for all golden retriever puppy owners and individuals who are thinking of getting a golden retriever puppy. Don’t wait any longer! Scroll up and click the "Buy Now" button to turn your puppy disaster into that perfect dog about which you’ve always dreamed!

©2018 CAC Publishing LLC (P)2018 CAC Publishing LLC

Narrator: Tiana Hanson
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Chicken Soup for the Soul

Summary

Dogs keep us company, provide unconditional love, and share in the ups and downs of our lives. They see every day as an adventure. You'll love these 101 dog tales of family, friendship, and fun. How do dogs do it? Even non-"dog people" fall under their spell. Our dogs make us better people. If we rescued them, they rescue us back. If we're sad, they comfort us. If we need to have more fun, they show us how. They are our therapists, our role models, and our best friends. You'll laugh a lot, tear up at times, and nod your head in recognition as you hear these tales about the magical experience of sharing life with a dog. From hilarious to heroic, mischievous to miraculous, and everything in between, you'll enjoy a wide variety of entertaining stories about the magic of dogs.

©2020 Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Amy Newmark
Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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You're Welcome: A Dog Lovers Novel

Summary

You're Welcome is a novel inspired by true life events, written by an Amazon best-selling author. Our canine companions often enter our lives in unexpected, magical ways, and usually when we need it most. If you have ever shared your heart with a dog, then you understand the profound company and joy they bring into your life. Ludo, a strong Alpha male German shepherd with a larger-than-life personality and Melody a young high-spirited woman find that they need each other more than they know. Together they form an unbreakable bond as they battle personal tragedy, heartbreak, and depressions viscous circles. Can Ludo help Melody navigate the turmoil life has in store for her? Will he lead her to love and true happiness, or will Melody pull Ludo down one of life's dark paths with her? A.J. Arentz’s You’re Welcome is a heartwarming, inspiring, and hilarious miracle tale about human life from our furry best friends perspective. If you believe in life after death and enjoyed books like A Dog’s Purpose, One Good Dog, The Art of Racing in the Rain, and Marley and Me then you will surely love You’re Welcome. Refill your soul with hope and gratitude now by grabbing your dog and buying your copy today!

©2018 Amanda Arentz (P)2020 Amanda Arentz

Narrator: Thomas Gregory
Author: A.J. Arentz
Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Aquaponics for Beginners

Summary

If you want to grow organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs and raise fish, then pay attention. Is finding really healthy and organic food ever more difficult? Grow them and raise them yourself! You'll learn the benefits of growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and fish using aquaponics, different aquaponic systems, the best plants to grow, how to choose your fish, common mistakes in aquaponics and how to avoid them, advanced techniques, how to level up your system, and hot to maximize your system. In Aquaponics for Beginners: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Aquaponics Garden System That Will Grow Organic Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Raising Fish, you will learn everything you need to know about the latest craze that is taking the gardening world by storm. From making sure you design a system that is best suited to your needs, to understanding each of the different plants that can be grown in the different methods of aquaponics, each step is going to get you closer to where you want to be: self-sufficient and healthier. Once you have successfully been able to establish your own aquaponics system, you will be amazed by how little work is involved in being able to keep and maintain it. The hardest part is getting the system up and running and getting it to cycle. This means ensuring that the waste produced by the fish becomes transformed into nutrients suitable for the plants by beneficial bacteria. The cycling process can take up to three months, which can be quite a while to be patient, but it is necessary, and this wait will ensure the overall success of your aquaponic system moving forward. Think of how much you are going to benefit from being able to grow your own 100 percent organic crops right where you are, and if you choose the right fish to stock, you could even have access to regular protein as well! Press the button and buy this audiobook right now! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Gordon L. Atwell (P)2020 Gordon L. Atwell

Narrator: T.A. Niles
Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training for Dummies

Summary

Are you looking for information about dog training for dummies? You will find it here! 

It is very rare that humans have a dog that is obediently born with good manners. Dogs are like children - You need the right care and training to turn your dog into an obedient pet. Make dog training for you and your dog, always, as much fun as possible - that's the number one rule for dog training for dummy. Always stick to one lesson at a time as dogs are unable to complete multiple tasks. 

There are several dog training lessons in this audiobook, and you are free to repeat the dog training lessons until your dog's behavioral problems are completely resolved. If your dog has completed your command successfully, reward him with food. Food is very important for dog training. Are you experiencing problem in your dog's behavior? This book will throw more light on what dogs wants.

©2019 Danny Pol (P)2019 Danny Pol

Narrator: Art Stone
Author: Danny Pol
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Here Boy!: Step-By-Step to A Stunning Recall from Your Brilliant Family Dog

Summary

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 when you call

stop panicking when your dog sees another dog or a squirrel

enjoy walks without stress

This audiobook unravels the mysteries of getting your dog to fly back to you - whatever else may be happening! How good will you feel when people watch in astonishment as your dog leaves balls, other dogs, and rabbits to shoot back to you?

Hard to believe? Maybe. Possible? Most definitely! Fun? Very much so. (If it’s not fun, your dog won’t do it. So there’s lots of fun!)

Find the secrets to a stunning recall in this fourth book in the series of Essential Skills for a Brilliant Family Dog. 

©2016 Beverley Courtney (P)2019 Beverley Courtney

Narrator: Sarah Kempton
Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training 101: Tips and Tricks on How to Completely Train Your Dog

Summary

Ever wanted to train your dog to make it do what you want, but you did not have any ideas where to start? Or maybe you’re simply curious about this dog training thing and want to know more about it? If you answered yes to at least one of the questions above, worry no more you’re in the right place. If you own a dog, and you want to train it to be a good animal, that's healthy, solid, concentrated, able to run better, loyal then this audiobook will act as a training manual and you'll love it because it will show you the best ways to get your dog proper training. Written in an easy to digest manner the manual will show the listeners the secrets in terms of morphology, appearance, personalities, and various other biological and psychological factors that make each dog belongs to a particular group. If you want your dog to remain under your charge, all you need to learn are some simple skills that will certainly work, so that your dog can improve each day. In this audiobook, you will learn: Training your dog to stay focused Training your dog to follow rules Training your dog to twist, lie down, sit, stand, etc. Training your dog to stay home and follow instructions. Advanced training for dogs Basic skills that are taught by paramilitary staff to their dogs. Clicker and crate training for dogs From living happily with you and your family to peacefully barking a stranger outside the house with your guidance and schooling, and the right information included in this audiobook your dog will learn it in a lane. Buy now button and make you and your dog a present today!

©2020 Adam Young (P)2020 Adam Young

Narrator: Mike Miller
Author: Adam Young
Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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The Cockapoo Handbook: The Essential Guide for New & Prospective Cockapoo Owners

Summary

The number one best-selling book on Cockapoos!  “This book covers everything; well worth buying." (Mary Gosling, founder, British Cockapoo Society)  The Cockapoo Handbook is the leading book on Cockapoos and recommended by both The Doodle Trust and British Cockapoo Society. By far the biggest and most detailed book published on this engaging crossbreed, it’s a must-have for anyone with a cockapoo puppy, adult or rescue dog.  Cockapoo breeders, owners and professionals have produced The Cockapoo Handbook to answer the dozens of questions new and prospective owners have, providing a blueprint for a successful lifelong partnership between you and your cockapoo. It’s packed full of photos, info and insider tips on everything you ever need to know about caring for and training these unique dogs: typical cockapoo traits, cockapoos for allergy sufferers, cockapoos and children, what cockapoos love and hate, exercise, grooming, dealing with puppy biting and jumping up, and caring for an ageing cockapoo.   For anyone who hasn’t chosen their puppy yet, there’s:  How to find a good breeder and questions to ask  Where NOT to buy a cockapoo from How to choose a healthy pup Colors, sizes and F numbers Male or female?  Picking a puppy with the right temperament for you Cockapoo-proofing your home and rescue cockapoos   Once home, the book guides you through:   Coping with the first few days and nights  Getting your cockapoo used to you and your home  Understanding and bonding with your new arrival  Housetraining  Crate training obedience training inc. sit, stay, recall, walking on lead  Socialization 

©2020 Linda Whitwam (P)2020 Linda Whitwam

Narrator: Anne Day-Jones
Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Professional's Survival Guide

Summary

This audiobook isn’t about your dogs, it’s for you!  The Dog Professional’s Survival Guide is an honest and practical, psychological vaccination against the fear of chasing your dreams and the risk of compassion fatigue.  Working with dogs can be mentally and emotionally exhausting. Every single thing we do - and experience that we have - starts first in the mind, and this book is a great introduction to mindfulness, peace, and excellent ideas. If you know how the human mind works and can apply a successful way of managing your own, you can maintain your own well-being, grow your confidence, and ultimately have an amazing future.  Covering topics including social media, mindfulness, and your ultimate resilience as a dog professional, if you let it, this audiobook will change your perspective and your experience of the world. We use a number of approaches to inspire and spur you into action, whether to create another income stream or change your life altogether.  Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications. She also holds a diploma in cognitive behavior therapy and an accredited life coaching diploma, is an award-winning graduate of the Writer’s Bureau, and holds four qualifications from the School of Natural Health Sciences. She is a former professional dog trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps and a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and has much rescue experience. Through the organization Canine Principles, Sally, along with a fantastic team, provides reputable continuation of professional development for all canine professionals.

©2018 Sally Gutteridge (P)2019 Sally Gutteridge

Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Walking with Peety

1 rating

Summary

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of unconditional love that forever changed their lives. Over the next year, just by going on walks, playing together, and eating plant-based foods, Eric lost 150 pounds, and Peety lost 25. As a result, Eric reversed his diabetes, got off all medication, and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life - eventually reconnecting with and marrying his high school sweetheart. Walking with Peety is for anyone who is ready to make a change in his or her life and for everyone who knows the joy, love, and hope that dogs can bring. This is more than a tale of mutual rescue. This is an epic story of friendship and strength. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Eric O'Grey (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Narrator: Eric O'Grey
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Pride

2 ratings

Summary

Horses aren't cheap, and competing event horses is a tough way to make a living. Jules Thornton is settled at Briar Hill Farm with fellow trainer Pete Morrison, eyes focused on a successful future in eventing, but money is tight and opportunities are dwindling. When a potential sponsor offers Pete a stellar deal, Jules is ready for her big break - but it's not what she was hoping for. She'll have to make hard choices if she wants a future in eventing - and with Pete. There are fireworks on the horizon as Jules heads south to Florida's vacation-land to meet her new trainer, Grace Carter. The star of "Show Barn Blues" is back to put Jules through her paces and bring her attitude down a notch or two. Can Jules stick out a summer of dressage lessons and high-dollar clients?

©2016 Natalie Keller Reinert (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Piper Goodeve
Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Sheltered by the Millionaire

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A life-and-death rescue leads to love for a single mom in USA Today best-selling author Catherine Mann's Texas Cattleman's Club: After the Storm story. Texas tycoon Whit Daltry has always been a thorn in Megan Maguire's side, especially when he tried to put the kibosh on her animal shelter. But when he saves her daughter during the worst tornado in recent memory, Megan sees beneath his prickly exterior to the hero underneath. Soon, the after-storm recovery makes bedfellows of these opposites. Until Megan's old reflexes kick in - should she brace for betrayal or say yes to Whit once and for all?

©2014 Harlequin Books S.A. (P)2016 Recorded Books

Narrator: Romy Nordlinger
Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Practical Handbook of Veterinary Homeopathy

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Did you know that a sick animal needs only one medicine to heal multiple complaints? The Practical Handbook of Veterinary Homeopathy: Healing Our Companion Animals from the Inside Out opens your eyes to the enormous potential of homeopathy.

Our beloved companion animals often suffer from chronic diseases or repeating complaints that respond only temporarily to traditional treatments, requiring frequent or even lifelong dosing. As the staunchest advocate for your own cats and dogs, you can greatly increase their health by learning to recognize chronic disease and partnering with a homeopathic veterinarian. Together, you can avoid, reduce, or eliminate your animal's dependence on medications.

Homeopathic veterinarians rely on your observations to evaluate treatment, and this book, full of success stories, will teach you exactly what information is needed in order to help your animals not only heal but regain their former vitality, energy, and zest for life.

©2015 Wendy Jensen (P)2018 Black Rose Writing

Narrator: Greg Walston
Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Last Chance Mustang

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Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world, where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved into a hateful and hated, maladjusted beast - until the day he found his way to a rural Illinois farm, an ill-equipped owner, and one last chance. Mitch Bornstein's task was to tame the violent beast whose best defense had become offense. He had 20 years of experience fixing unfixable horses, but Samson would be his greatest challenge. Through the pair's many struggles and countless battles, Samson would teach Mitch about the true power of hope, friendship, redemption, and the inspiring mettle of the forever wild and free American mustang.

©2015 Mitchell Bornstein (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Tom Zingarelli
Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Pepino

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Designed to educate children about the needs of animals, Lisa Karlskin's Pepino tells the tale of a small Chihuahua who waits for a home. Though he is always well-behaved, he is constantly overlooked at the pet store. How long will Pepino go unnoticed before having someone love him?

©2002 Lisa Karlskin (P)2016 Lisa Karlskin

Narrator: Nicole Heneveld
Length: 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul

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Animals bring out the goodness, humanity, and optimism in people and speak directly to our souls. This joyous, inspiring, and entertaining Chicken Soup collection relates the unique bonds between animals and the people whose lives they've changed: such as the dolphins who helped a paralyzed woman heal when doctors offered little hope; the dog who brought life into a failing marriage; the kitten who helped a mother mourn; and the flying squirrel who taught a man the power of laughter. Packed with celebrity pet-lore, Chicken Soup for the Soul relates the unconditional love, loyalty, courage, and companionship that only animals possess. Just like our furry, feathered, and four-legged friends, this enchanting book will bring a smile to any pet lover's face, and it's housebroken!

©1998 Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. All rights reserved. (P)1998 Health Communications, Inc.

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New Life, No Instructions

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The Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Take the Long Way Home now gives us a stunning, exquisitely written memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility, and connection. New Life, No Instructions is about the surprising way life can begin again, at any age. What do you do when the story changes in midlife? When a tale you have told yourself turns out to be a little untrue, just enough to throw the world off-kilter? It’s like leaving the train at the wrong stop: You are still you, but in a new place, there by accident or grace, and you will need your wits about you to proceed. Any change that matters, or takes, begins as immeasurably small. Then it accumulates, moss on stone, and after a few thousand years of not interfering, you have a glen, or a waterfall, or a field of hope where sorrow used to be. I suppose all of us consider our loved ones extraordinary; that is one of the elixirs of attachment. But over the months of pain and disrepair of that winter, I felt something that made the grimness tolerable: I felt blessed by the tribe I was part of. Here I was, supposedly solo, and the real truth was that I had a force field of connection surrounding me. “Most of all I told this story because I wanted to say something about hope and the absence of it, and how we keep going anyway. About second chances, and how they’re sometimes buried amid the dross, even when you’re poised for the downhill grade. The narrative can always turn out to be a different story from what you expected.

©2014 Gail Caldwell (P)2014 Random House Audio

Narrator: Gail Caldwell
Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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The Labrador Retriever Training Handbook

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Your Lab is never too old for training. Well-trained Labs live longer and they’re much less likely to be given up or removed from the family.  The number one reason dog owners have to give up their friends is because of behavioral issues!  A bad-behaved dog can be the source of a lot of stress and heartache. Even dogs that aren’t necessarily badly behaved can cause problems in both their owners and their own lives.  The benefits of training go far beyond having a well-trained Lab. Labs that are trained have a much stronger bond with their owners than non-trained ones do. It also means the time you spend together will be more fulfilling, for both of you.  The unique aspects of Labrador Retrievers that have turned it into America’s favorite dog breed. An overview of just why training your Labrador is one of the very best things you can do for it. An easy yet effective way of teaching your Labrador all of the basic commands. A great way to make and keep your dog socialized, ensuring that they’ll be comfortable and that you’ll be in control in any kind of situation. A complete how-to guide on how to potty train your Lab in a remarkably short amount of time with as few accidents as possible. The ethical guide to obtaining your lab from the right places. A flexible time schedule of when you should train your Lab. Whether your lab is a puppy, a few years old, or a decade old, this guide will tell you the best steps you can take to train them effectively with as little stress as possible and much more. The advice in this audiobook is well-known and trusted by professional dog trainers, and now it’s available to you!  Even if you just have a few things you’d like to train your Labrador to do, this audiobook will give you the best ways to do it.  Don’t look any further for a training guide. This will answer any questions you might have, and will teach you how to do everything you need plus tons more! Scroll up and click the buy now button to get this guidebook today!

©2019 Kimberly Lawrence (P)2019 Kimberly Lawrence

Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Encyclopedia of Rottweilers: So, I Got a Rottweiler - What Now?

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Do you want a Rottweiler? Perhaps you have already picked out the perfect Rottweiler to bring home, but you have questions. The answers are here, inside the Encyclopedia of Rottweilers. You are about to go on a journey with a new family member, and it is time that you learn about your dog before you bring him or her home, as well as knowing what to do once you have him at home. Rottweilers have a long history that is both fascinating and helpful to understanding their behaviors and how to work with them to train them. Not only are you going to learn about the history of the breed, but the standard personality, care, health issues, and overall American Kennel Club description of Rottweilers. Your journey with your new family member is just beginning. You will need supplies, proper food, and a place for your dog to sleep when you are home and when you are not. Your actions will determine the “behavior” of your new family member. You will explore the topics: How to train your puppy How to train your older dog How to deal with behavior And some quick tips You are going to learn what you need to know to enjoy your new puppy or dog. Your Rottweiler is going to be loyal, affectionate, and a great learner. You can teach him words like bathroom, hungry, water, toy, bone, food, yes, no, sit, stay, wait, release, and hundreds of other words. It will be a fun journey, as long as you are willing to put in the time. Your Rottweiler will need many things from you, including: Love Affection Attention Never let your dog feel ignored, bad, or even feel fear. Only you can show your Rottweiler what positive behavior deserves and ignore the inappropriate actions. Congratulations on choosing the Rottweiler breed to be a part of your family.

©2018 Mav4Life (P)2018 Mav4Life

Author: Mav4Life
Length: 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Dog Training

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Interested in creating a trusting, long-lasting, and friendly relationship with your dog?  Are you looking to grow a happy and healthy dog through easy and fun methods that you both will enjoy?  If you want to create an incredible relationship with your dog, you may have found the perfect book. Training your dog is the beginning of a journey to turn your restless dog into a faithful pet who will be your lifetime companion. Dogs are very tender and fun, but it can also be frustrating when they don't always do what you want them to do. Training does not mean giving authoritarian commands, as this will not be pleasant for pets.  These modern methods and positive techniques will create more awareness in your dog, eliminating common negative behaviors. You will gain the clarity of how to train a dog, bringing joy and happiness.  With Dog Training, you will be able to learn: How to choose the perfect puppy How to introduce your dog into your family How to train your dog with simple, basic rules The six-week approach Dog tricks and behaviors General guidelines Would you like to know more and finally create an amazing bond with your puppy? Then, scroll to the top of the page, and select the buy now button.

©2020 Brandon Millan (P)2020 Brandon Millan

Narrator: Kevin Kowalski
Length: 3 hrs
Available on Audible
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Hacking Feline Asthma

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Feline asthma affects millions of cats in the United States alone. It can be mild, moderate, or severe, with some severe asthma attacks even being fatal. While the potential for losing your furry family member can be intimidating to some pet owners, it is important to remember that asthma, no matter how severe, does not have to change your cat's quality of life, and is very manageable. In this very short and simple book, you will learn 19 diffe