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S. O. A. R. - Stories From The Southport/Oak Island Animal Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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The animals, people, and events of a small country animal shelter through the eyes of one volunteer.
The Joy of the Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For horse lovers of all ages comes this illuminating book written by an Equine Behavior Specialist who shares her holistic approach for creating a harmonious and authentic partnership with your horse.
Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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Coated With Fur celebrates the deep bond between humans and animals. Set in a veterinary pracice, the book chronicles Dr. Nelson's triumphs and trials as a young woman owning her first animal hospital. Experience each day as Kris did, from the joy of saving a dog's leg to the agony of euthanizing a long-term patient. Through it all, experience the unconditional love that animals provide.
So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose: A Bridge to Healing Before and After the Loss of a Pet
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
More than half of all households in the U.S. own a pet. Despite the best medical attention, home care and unconditional love, pet owners almost always encounter loss and grief. This book offers guidance and support to owners preparing for a loss, making end of life plans and decisions. Also, presents a new understanding of grief, specifically pet loss grief.
14,000 Dogs Later: My Life with Dogs and What I've Learned
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Since 1963, J. Preston Smith has trained more than 14,000 dogs of all shapes and sizes. Some crazy, some not-so crazy. Some with minor problems, some meaner than a teased ratter. He now tells what he's learned ... 14,000 dogs later.
My Dog Rosie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The true and captivating story of Rosie the Border Collie who was owned and trained by C. J. Greer of Brighton, Mo. Rosie became Reserve Grand Champion Cowdog of the World four times. You'll laugh as Rosie tries to separate antelope from sheep on the plains of Wyoming and cry reading of her near-death experiences with angry cattle. This is a practical book of simplified dog training techniques.
Paws and Reflect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. The book includes interviews with Edward Albee, Jonathan Caouette, Ron Nyswaner, Charles Busch, and many others.
Pit Bull Nation
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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Pit Bull Nation is the story of a woman who found a pit bull and how that dog changed the course of her life. The chain of events that follow would discourage most people, but this woman finds a connection with these dogs that gives her the strength to overcome adversity and her own fears. She finds a comrade and soul mate in these unwanted dogs whose very name and image inspire media frenzy.
Care and Management of Horses
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Care & Management of Horses provides a common-sense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, comfortable, and happy. Intended for the serious horse person, the book emphasizes the whole horse — mental and physical — and encourages the owner to center horse-keeping practices around the horse’s needs.
Merryland: Two Years in the Life of a Racing Stable
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Maryland horseman and Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons chronicles the daily adventures and challenges of his family's small stable of Thoroughbred racehorses.
Graveyard of Champions: Saratoga's Fallen Favorites
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Explore the history of the great favorites that have entered Saratoga as champions, but left without a win. Author Bill Heller traces the history of this phenomenon from the racetrack's beginnings in the 1860s to the present day.
Greatest Kentucky Derby Upsets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
From Elwood in 1904 to Giacomo in 2005, upset winners of the Kentucky Derby have contributed to the race's incredible lore. This collection pays tribute to these beloved underdogs and unlikely heroes.
Great Horse Racing Mysteries
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Did jockey Ron Hansen leap off the San Mateo Bridge, or did someone force him? Did arsonists set fire to Hawthorne Race Course after a betting scam went awry? Was the great stallion Shergar killed by the IRA, or is he living in anonymity somewhere in Ireland? Great Horse Racing Mysteries examines these baffling cases and many others.
Second-Chance Horses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Second-Chance Horses is a collection of true stories that are just a small reflection of the amazing things ex-racehorses can accomplish once they are re-trained for new careers. From serving as mounted police horses to working in human therapy programs to competing on the Olympic level, ex-racehorses are proving there is plenty of life after the track.
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. will have cancer, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer. Help Your Dog Fight Cancer educates owners about causes, prevention and early detection. It covers diagnostics, treatment options, traditional and holistic therapies and home care options including diet, side effect remedies and supplements.
My Patients With Tales
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
My Patients With Tales is a collection of stories of animals and the people who own them. It explores characters such as the dog who wore a life preserver, Charlie-Cat's claws, and others. Through these characters and their tales, Dr. Pope explores not only the nature of animals, but the nature of their owners, the owner-pet relationship, and the nature of the love that connects the two.