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The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
Staff Pick
After the umpteenth customer recommended this book to me, I made it my book club pick. The first few lines made me a bit nervous (because it could have gone so terribly wrong, you see), but I was laughing and crying within the first three pages. I... (read more)

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Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
by Ted Kerasote
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Because I love dogs, Merle's Door was my favorite book this year. Merle lives with his owner, Ted, in the Grand Tetons. (He "found" Ted on one of Ted's many hunting explorations.) This book is a beautiful record of the relationship of a true wilderness... (read more)

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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
by Sy Montgomery
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“Christopher Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who would prove in many ways to be more human than I am.” –from The Good Good Pig A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in... (read more)

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The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
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“One of those stories that may earn its place next to Richard Bachs Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Paulo Coelhos The Alchemist, and Yann Martels Life of Pi.” Portland... (read more)

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Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
by Stacey Obrien
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On Valentineand#8217;s Day 1985, biologist Stacey Oand#8217;Brien adopted Wesley, a baby barn owl with an injured wing who could not have survived in the wild. Over the next nineteen years, Oand#8217;Brien studied Wesleyand#8217;s strange habits with... (read more)

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The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend
The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend
by Jennifer Skiff
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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.&... (read more)

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Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat
Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat
by Gwen Cooper
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ONCE IN NINE LIVES, SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENS. 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... (read more)

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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
by Susan Orlean
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One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal). Rin Tin Tin’s... (read more)

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James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
by James Herriot
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"When I decided to be a vet, I knew that I wanted to be a dog doctor, so I could spend all my time with dogs." - from the Introduction James Herriot would go on to become so much more than a dog doctor. But no animal was dearer to his heart, and no... (read more)

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A Dog's Purpose
A Dog's Purpose
by W Bruce Cameron
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This is the remarkable story of one endearing dogs search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dogs Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we... (read more)

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Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat
Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat
by David Dosa
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A remarkable cat. A life-changing story. Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat is the story of a doctor who, at first, doesn’t always listen; of the patients he serves; of their caregivers; and, most importantly, of a... (read more)

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All Creatures Great and Small
All Creatures Great and Small
by James Herriot
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The classic multimillion copy bestseller 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 over thirty years, generations of... (read more)

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A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie
A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie
by Dean R Koontz
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a profound, funny, and beautifully rendered portrait of a beloved companion, bestselling novelist Dean Koontz remembers the golden retriever who changed his life. A retired service dog, Trixie was three when Dean and his wife,... (read more)

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A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
by James Bowen
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The Instant New York Times Bestseller! James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep.  When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming... (read more)

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The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of "Unadoptables" Taught Me about Service, Hope, and Healing
The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of "Unadoptables" Taught Me about Service, Hope, and Healing
by Susannah Charleson
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After a particularly grisly search-and-rescue operation, Susannah Charleson found that her closeness with Puzzle, her canine search-and-rescue partner, made a surprising contribution to her healing. Inspired by that experience, Charleson learned to... (read more)

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Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions
Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions
by Vicki Myron
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Vicki Myron follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller Dewey with stories of cats who inspire their owners- includes two brand-new Dewey stories! Dewey is back with more heartwarming moments and life lessons to share, all told from the perspective of... (read more)

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
by Vicki Myron
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How much of an impact can an animal have? How many lives can one cat touch? How is it possible for an abandoned kitten to transform a small library, save a classic American town, and eventually become famous around the world? You can't even begin to... (read more)

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Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.)
Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Mark Doty
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Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care. Beau joins Arden, the... (read more)

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James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
James Herriot's Favorite Dog Stories
by James Herriot
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"When I decided to be a vet, I knew that I wanted to be a dog doctor, so I could spend all my time with dogs." - from the Introduction James Herriot would go on to become so much more than a dog doctor. But no animal was dearer to his heart, and no... (read more)

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My Dog Tulip
My Dog Tulip
by J R Ackerley
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