The Dog That Called The Pitch

Author: Matt Christopher
Publisher: Norwood House Press
ISBN: 1599533537
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The Dog That Called The Pitch. Mike and his dog Harry, the Airedale with ESP, are shocked to discover that the new umpire for Mike's baseball games can hear their mental conversations.

Dog That Called The Signals

Author: Matt Christopher
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316096164
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Dog That Called The Signals. Mike and his dog Harry, the Airedale with ESP, are shocked to discover that the new umpire for Mike's baseball games can hear their mental conversations.

Dog Called Kitty

Author: Bill Wallace
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671770810
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Dog Called Kitty. Rick wants to help the starving stray dog wandering around his backyard, but after having been bitten once by a rabid dog, he is terrified to reach out to the hungry pup. Reprint.

The Other End Of The Leash

Author: Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307489180
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The Other End Of The Leash. 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 twenty years 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 “alphawannabees!” 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. From the Hardcover edition.

Why

Author: Joel Levy
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843179776
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Why . Why?: Scientific Answers to Fundamental Questions sets out to provide simple answers to the most fundamental questions about the world. Asking why is the sky blue? Why is water wet? Why do we need sleep? Why are there 24 hours in a day? Why is light faster than sound?, this book gets to grips with concepts that appear so basic and everyday, yet we struggle to find an answer for. For each question the author provides a simple, single line answer followed by more in-depth information that casts light onto the murkiest of scientific questions. The book covers the whole lot: physics, biology, chemistry, geology, geography, meteorology, palaeontology and planetary science, with over 50 fundamental questions answered, allowing you to wow friends and family alike with smart answers to the obvious questions they never thought to ask.

A Dog Called Hope

Author: Jason Morgan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 147679703X
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A Dog Called Hope. Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this inspiring buddy memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life. A decade ago, Special Forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an anti-narcotics raid. He’d served with the famous Night Stalkers on countless such missions. This one turned out very different. Months later, he regained consciousness in a US military hospital, with no memory of how he’d gotten there. The first words he heard were from his surgeon telling him he would never walk again. The determined soldier responded: “Sir, yes, I will.” After multiple surgeries, unbearable chronic pain, and numerous setbacks, Morgan was finally making progress when his wife left him and their three young sons. He was a single father confined to a wheelchair and tortured by his pain. At this very dark, very low point, Morgan found light: Napal, the black Labrador who would change his life forever. A Dog Called Hope is the incredible story of a remarkable service dog who brought a devastated warrior back from the brink. It is the story of one funny, lovable dog’s power to heal a family and teach a wounded man how to be a true father. It is the story of an amazing dog with boundless loyalty who built bridges between his wheelchair-bound battle buddy and the rest of able-bodied humankind. It is the story of how one very special dog gave a man’s life true meaning. Humorous, intensely moving, and uplifting, Jason and Napal’s heartwarming tale will brighten any day and lift every heart.

A Dog Called

Author: Judy White Ward
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1460206924
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A Dog Called. In 1988 we paid $40 for a little reddish brown puppy with a strange-looking ridge of hair down her backbone. She was half Labrador and half Rhodesian Ridgeback and we called her Tsin'tia which is a Comanche term meaning, roughly, Little Stay Awhile. For the next 15 years she was an integral and necessary part of our lives. We laughed and cried over her and shared our lives with her. We gave our hearts to her and she gave her whole life to us. This is her story. Turn the pages and live with her in Texas for a while. I hope you enjoy it even half as much as we enjoyed having Miss T in our lives.

A Dog Called Perth

Author: Peter Martin
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
ISBN: 9781559705974
Size: 70.33 MB
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A Dog Called Perth. The author describes his family's adoption of Perth, an animal who became a tireless explorer, wandering the wilds of upstate New York, Vermont, and the English countryside.