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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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The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
by Patricia B. McConnell Ph.D
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Overturn some of your most cherished ideas concerning your best friend. Not a how-to or training manual, but a key to revolutionize the way you and your dog comport yourselves at either end of the leash.... (read more)

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Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
by Gary Paulsen
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I read Winterdance while camping in the mountains of eastern Oregon when it was cold, very cold (though I was snug and warm in my sleeping bag), but I was glad to not be experiencing the Arctic climes in the book. Gary Paulsen describes cold and snow the... (read more)

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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
by David Grimm
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Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the... (read more)

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Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
by John Bradshaw
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Do cats only purr when they're happy? Can they develop special languages with their owners? Is getting them a companion a bad idea? This fascinating book uses behavioral science, genetics, and archeological findings to explore these questions and more.... (read more)

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Shake
Shake
by Carli Davidson
Staff Pick
It's said that when dogs take wagging to a full body shudder, they become refreshed and ready to begin again. Carli Davidson's delightful assortment of canines photographed while caught in the act reminds us once again why we love these critters so.... (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
Staff Pick
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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A Three Dog Life
A Three Dog Life
by Abigail Thomas
Staff Pick
This is not a dog story (although Abby does have three dogs who are important to her). Instead, it is the honest depiction of how a woman named Abigail Thomas survived the shattering loss of her happy marriage when her husband is hit by a car and... (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
Staff Pick
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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Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
by Ian Phillips
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If you occasionally take pleasures in the innocent misfortune of others, this one is for you. Each page tells the story of desperation as owners resort to the one hope that someone will find and return their precious pets. If it weren't for lost snakes... (read more)

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One Nation under Dog: Adventures in the New World of Prozac-Popping Puppies, Dog-Park Politics, and Organic Pet Food
One Nation under Dog: Adventures in the New World of Prozac-Popping Puppies, Dog-Park Politics, and Organic Pet Food
by Michael Schaffer
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It's about time someone turned this subject into a great book. As the subtitle suggests, Schaffer found no lack of material in the crazy (and perhaps uncomfortably familiar?) world of American dog ownership. He brings an ideal blend of wit and insight to... (read more)

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I Am Maru
I Am Maru
by Mugumogu
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It is embarrassing how much I've been looking forward to this book. If you're even remotely fond of cats and aren't yet familiar with Maru, you're in for a treat. His contortionist antics have delighted YouTube viewers the world over, and while some... (read more)

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Hound Health Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Keeping Your Dog Happy, Healthy & Active
Hound Health Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Keeping Your Dog Happy, Healthy & Active
by Betsy Brevitz D.V.M
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Everything you need to know to keep your dog healthy, your mind at ease, and your wallet full. From puppies to seniors, it's all here: fleas and allergies, vaccines and behavioral problems, emergencies and basic first aid. I'll be giving Hound Health... (read more)

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The Truth about Dogs: An Inquiry Into the Ancestory, Social Conventions, Mental Habits, and Moral Fiber of Canis Familiaris
The Truth about Dogs: An Inquiry Into the Ancestory, Social Conventions, Mental Habits, and Moral Fiber of Canis Familiaris
by Stephen Budiansky
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"Dogs belong to an elite group of con artists at the peak of their profession, the ones who pick our pockets clean and leave us smiling about it," begins Budiansky's litany of introductory complaints in The Truth About Dogs. (Picture a schnauzer and a... (read more)

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