Find Momo

A Photography Book

Author: Andrew Knapp

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 1594746834

Category: Pets

Page: 144

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Thousands of Internet fans play hide-and-seek with Momo the border collie every day. And now, in his New York Times best-selling book, you can too! Momo and his best buddy Andrew Knapp have traveled all over—through fields, down country roads, across cities, and into yards, neighborhoods, and surreal spaces of all sorts. The result is a book of spectacular photography that’s also a game you can play anytime. Lose yourself in page after page of Andrew’s beautiful, serene, dreamlike images, and sooner or later you’ll find Momo’s sweet, eager face looking back at you. (Can’t find him? Don’t worry…the answers are in the back.)

Just Labs

Author: Steve Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781572232174

Category: Pets

Page: 96

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We took our lead titles from the tremendously successful "Just Pets" series, abridged and condensed them to an appealing 7 5 5/8-inch format, then priced them with the impulse gift buyer in mind. In addition to our "Just Pets" Half-pints, we've added a charming tribute to hard-working western dogs, Ranch Dog, which also fits in our Half-pint displays.


The Dogist Puppies

Author: Elias Weiss Friedman

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579657435

Category: Pets

Page: 304

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Wonderfully expressive portraits show the adorable delight of puppies--from newborns to one-year-olds--in this irresistible photography gift book.

Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies

Author: Barbara Sykes

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847978908

Category: Pets

Page: 144

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A new, practical guide to training your Border Collie, by esteemed trainer and author, Barbara Sykes. Drawing upon her popular 'Thinking Like Canines' (TLC) training method and other established approaches, Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies is an essential resource for understanding and training this versatile and loyal breed. With step-by-step photography and training case studies throughout, the book covers: breed variants and temperaments; diet, puppy training and bringing new dogs home; simple commands, boundaries and socialization; the 'Chill Mat' - a safe territory to keep your collie calm; lead and recall training; rescue and problem dogs and, finally, common myths, facts and tips about the breed. This essential resource for all Border Collie owners, BC kennel clubs and trainers is fully illustrated with 150 colour step-by-step photographs.

Bob, Son of Battle

Author: Alfred Ollivant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children of alcoholics

Page: 356

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Two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep with the son of one caught between. Bob is the last of the famous shepherd line of Gray Dogs of Kenmuir. His alcoholic master, Adam M'Adam, doesn't believe the dog is as good as his forebears, until Bob gives his life to save the flock from a ravenous wolf of the Scottish highlands.

Let's Find Momo!

A Hide-and-Seek Board Book

Author: Andrew Knapp

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 1594749590

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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He's back! Everyone's favorite hide-and-seek border collie returns in this colorful, kid-friendly photography board book. Look for Momo hiding on a farm, in a bookstore, at a construction site, and in other unlikely locations (the photos are also loaded with other hidden objects for kids and parents to find together). Perfect for bedtime reading, car trips, playtime, or anytime, Let’s Find Momo is part art book, part puzzle book, and all fun! From the Board edition.

The Dogist

Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs

Author: Elias Weiss Friedman

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579656714

Category: Pets

Page: 304

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New York Times bestseller The Dogist is a beautiful, funny, and inspiring tribute to the beloved dogs in our lives. Every page presents dog portraits that command our attention. Whether because of the look in a dog's eyes, its innate beauty, or even the clothes its owner has dressed it in, the photos will make you ooh and aah, laugh, and fall in love. Photographed by Elias Weiss Friedman, aka The Dogist, every portrait in the book tells a story and explores the dog's distinct character and spirit. Themed sections include Puppies, Cones of Shame, Working Dogs, and Dogs in Fancy Outfits, giving every dog lover something to pore over.

The Education of Will

A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog

Author: Patricia B. McConnell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501150154

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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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 will power 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.

My Life in Dog Years

Author: Gary Paulsen

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0307538796

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs, and here are his favorites--one to a chapter. Among them are Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting companion; Electric Fred and his best friend, Pig; Dirk, the grim protector; and Josh, one of the remarkable border collies working on Paulsen's ranch today. My Life in Dog Years is a book for every dog lover and every Paulsen fan--a perfect combination that shows vividly the joy and wisdom that come from growing up with man's best friend. From the Hardcover edition.

Understanding Border Collies

Author: Barbara Sykes

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847974023

Category: Pets

Page: 160

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The Border Collie is an extremely versatile breed, faithful enough to be a loyal friend, honest enough to be a hard worker and intelligent enough to be an asset in rescue and other services. This comprehensive, illustrated book gives essential advice on how to become the pack leader by understanding and interpreting the body language of man's best friend. Topics include: choosing your Border Collie; taking your puppy home; commonsense dog training; nutrition; creating a partnership; training, adolescent and older dogs.

Find Momo Coast to Coast

A Photography Book

Author: Andrew Knapp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1594747628

Category: Pets

Page: 144

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In this entertaining follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Find Momo, the canine Instagram superstar travels across America, visiting iconic landmarks and unique off-the map marvels where he hides in a vast array of fun locales. Original.

Shelter Dogs in a Photo Booth

Author: Guinnevere Shuster

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449479057

Category: Pets

Page: 128

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Often seen as sad, rejected, and behind cold metal bars, it's no wonder people would avoid images of shelter dogs awaiting forever homes. From talented photographer (and now public figure and adoption champion) Guinnivere Shuster comes Shelter Dogs in a Photo Booth, a guaranteed-to-make-you-smile photo book featuring shelter dogs in a brand-new light. Get ready to see the cutest canine portraits you’ve ever seen! Guinnevere’s fantastic photos went viral and have been featured on websites, in magazines, and on television programs all over the world: Good Morning America, NBC, ABC, MSNBC, The Huffington Post, Time, The Daily Mail . . . even celebrities have gotten in on the action: Amy Poehler, Cesar Millan, and Zooey Deschanel have made statements and posts declaring their love of Guinnevere’s work. After the adorable and up-for-adoption photos of these furry friends were seen and enjoyed by millions, adoption rates at Utah's Humane Society skyrocketed. The book features 100 dog photo booth style photographs, each accompanied by a short story about the dog's personality, how the dog ended up in the shelter, and the adoption date. A follow-up will conclude the book, with photos of some of them with their new families. A portion of the proceeds of this book will benefit the Humane Society of Utah and Best Friends Animal Society.

Chaser

Author: John W Pilley,Hilary Hinzmann

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780747039

Category: Nature

Page: 999

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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 memorised 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 behaviours 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.