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A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans (A Dog's Purpose series Book 1)

A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans (A Dog's Purpose series Book 1)

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A Dog’s Purpose—the #1 New York Times bestseller—is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dog’s perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog’s Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TV’s Gilmore Girls). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog's Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.Bailey's story continues in A Dog's Journey, the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dog's Purpose.A Dog's Purpose Series#1 A Dog’s Purpose#2 A Dog’s JourneyOther A Dog's Purpose BooksEllie's Story: A Dog’s Purpose NovelBailey’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose NovelMolly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Novel (forthcoming)The Rudy McCann SeriesThe Midnight Plan of the Repo ManRepo MadnessOther BooksA Dog's Way Home (forthcoming)The Dog MasterThe Dogs of ChristmasEmory’s GiftAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Published by: Forge Books | Publication date: 06/29/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 334 pages
How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain

How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain

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The powerful bond between humans and dogs is one that’s uniquely cherished. Loyal, obedient, and affectionate, they are truly “man’s best friend.” But do dogs love us the way we love them? Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Berns had spent decades using MRI imaging technology to study how the human brain works, but a different question still nagged at him: What is my dog thinking?After his family adopted Callie, a shy, skinny terrier mix, Berns decided that there was only one way to answer that question—use an MRI machine to scan the dog’s brain. His colleagues dismissed the idea. Everyone knew that dogs needed to be restrained or sedated for MRI scans. But if the military could train dogs to operate calmly in some of the most challenging environments, surely there must be a way to train dogs to sit in an MRI scanner.With this radical conviction, Berns and his dog would embark on a remarkable journey and be the first to glimpse the inner workings of the canine brain. Painstakingly, the two worked together to overcome the many technical, legal, and behavioral hurdles. Berns’s research offers surprising results on how dogs empathize with human emotions, how they love us, and why dogs and humans share one of the most remarkable friendships in the animal kingdom.How Dogs Love Us answers the age-old question of dog lovers everywhere and offers profound new evidence that dogs should be treated as we would treat our best human friends: with love, respect, and appreciation for their social and emotional intelligence.
Published by: Amazon Publishing | Publication date: 10/22/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Training Two: Learning the Language of Love from Two Dogs Who Shared One Brain

Training Two: Learning the Language of Love from Two Dogs Who Shared One Brain

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"Why would you adopt two from the same litter?... You'll never mean as much to them as they mean to each other..."And with that training wisdom — told to so many people besotted with two littermates by so many well-meaning trainers — a challenge was undertaken. It became a heart-opening journey through laughter and frustration, being dragged across parks, along with visits to multiple trainers and a dog shrink, but which resulted in learning the language the two pups shared to become a part of their family-pack. The pups taught a language of Love— unconditional love, reliability, and care for each other and for their family-pack that most humans only dream about.Training Two is at times laugh-out-loud funny in the story of trying to keep up with their shared lightening fast communications, and at other times heart-opening in its sudden lessons in compassion, the world of the dogs all the various trainers missed, and in the final experience of their greatest gift: The unconditional love to those they came to accept as family. For anyone who loves dogs, has a family, or has lost one due to divorce or empty nest, Training Two will entertain, inspire, and humble in its heart-felt exploration of what is possible in our dog-human love affairs.Written by an award-winning writer, E.D. Montaigne takes you with her on her journey in memoir. It is both a romp through the stilted world of dog trainers and a heart-warming story of life as we all know it, reminding us to really live—and love— each day we have to share with our beloveds.Like a conversation with a friend, Training Two is perfect for women's book groups or as a gift for any dog lover experiencing love, loss, and needing laughter and a warm hug. Or a slurb of companionship.
Published by: Chesterton & Davies, Ltd. An Imprint of Creative Works Int'l Media | Publication date: 03/20/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages
A Dog's Journey: A Novel (A Dog's Purpose series Book 2)

A Dog's Journey: A Novel (A Dog's Purpose series Book 2)

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The direct sequel to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron, which is now a major motion picture from Amblin Entertainment in association with Walden Media and distributed by Universal Pictures! Buddy is a good dog. After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives, Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it. Yet as he watches curious baby Clarity get into dangerous mischief, he is certain that this little girl is very much in need of a dog of her own. When Buddy is reborn, he realizes that he has a new destiny. He's overjoyed when he is adopted by Clarity, now a vibrant but troubled teenager. When they are suddenly separated, Buddy despairs—who will take care of his girl?A charming and heartwarming story of hope, love, and unending devotion, A Dog's Journey asks the question: Do we really take care of our pets, or do they take care of us? More than just another endearing dog tale, A Dog's Journey is the moving story of unwavering loyalty and a love that crosses all barriers.A Dog's Purpose Series#1 A Dog’s Purpose#2 A Dog’s JourneyOther A Dog's Purpose BooksEllie's Story: A Dog’s Purpose NovelBailey’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose NovelMolly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Novel (forthcoming)The Rudy McCann SeriesThe Midnight Plan of the Repo ManRepo MadnessOther BooksA Dog's Way Home (forthcoming)The Dog MasterThe Dogs of ChristmasEmory’s GiftAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Published by: Forge Books | Publication date: 05/08/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 337 pages
Devoted: 38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life With Dogs

Devoted: 38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life With Dogs

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Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming gift book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos--dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.From the Hardcover edition.
Published by: National Geographic | Publication date: 10/08/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 160 pages
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3)

Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3)

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He was the best of dogs... He was the worst of dogs... It was the age of invention... It was the season of surprise... It was the eve of supa sadness... It was the dawn of hope... Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always been a paws-itive addition to the police force. While he can muzzle miscreants, he tends to leave a slick of slobber in his wake! This time, Petey the cat's dragged in a tiny bit of trouble -- a double in the form of a super-cute kitten. Dog Man will have to work twice as hard to bust these furballs and remain top dog!
Author: Dav Pilkey
Published by: Graphix | Publication date: 08/29/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Training the Best Dog Ever: A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement

Training the Best Dog Ever: A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement

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Training the Best Dog Ever, originally published in hardcover as The Love That Dog Training Program, is a book based on love and kindness. It features a program of positive reinforcement and no-fail techniques that author Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz used to train the White House dog, Bo Obama, and each of Senator Ted Kennedy’s dogs, among countless others.Training the Best Dog Ever relies on trust and treats, not choke collars; on bonding, not leash-yanking or reprimanding. The five-week training program takes only 10 to 20 minutes of practice a day and works both for puppies and for adult dogs that need to be trained out of bad habits. Illustrated with step-by-step photographs, the book covers hand-feeding; crate and potty training; and basic cues—sit, stay, come here—as well as more complex goals, such as bite inhibition and water safety. It shows how to avoid or correct typical behavior problems, including jumping, barking, and leash-pulling. Plus: how to make your dog comfortable in the world—a dog that knows how to behave in a vet’s office, is at ease around strangers, and more. In other words, the best dog ever.
Published by: Workman Publishing Company | Publication date: 09/25/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 304 pages
The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

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For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest petsIn the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by Brian Hare, have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. This dog genius revolution is transforming how we live and work with our canine friends, including how we train them. Does your dog feel guilt? Is she pretending she can't hear you? Does she want affection—or just your sandwich? In Th­e Genius of Dogs, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods lay out what discoveries at the Duke Canine Cognition Lab and other research facilities around the world are revealing about how your dog thinks and how we humans can have even deeper relationships with our best four-legged friends.
Published by: Plume | Publication date: 02/05/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 385 pages
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

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From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's Dog Whisperer, the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives–as well as those who have already brought a dog home–Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!" It all starts with the proper foundation in the early years. Here, Cesar tells you everything you need to know to create the best environment for a well-balanced dog in order to avoid behavior issues in the future, and shows you how to correct the most common behavior issues for young dogs. Based on Cesar’s own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, How to Raise the Perfect Dog is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together. Packed with new information aimed specifically at the particular needs of puppies and adolescents, and written in Cesar's friendly, accessible style, How to Raise the Perfect Dog answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you towards a loving, satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend. #1 New York Times bestselling author, Cesar Millan shows you how to raise the perfect dog and prevent behavior issues before they start, including:• what to expect from each stage of your puppy's development• quick and easy housebreaking• the essentials of proper nutrition• the importance of vaccinating–and of not over-vaccinating• creating perfect obedience from day one through rules, boundaries, and calm-assertive leadership• how to avoid the most common mistakes owners make raising puppies and young dogs• how to correct any issue before it becomes a problem• unique exercises and play to bring out the best in every breedFrom the Hardcover edition.
Published by: Crown Archetype | Publication date: 09/25/2009
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 322 pages
Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones

Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones

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“Although this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons. Decoding Your Dog will be a valuable addition to the library of any small-animal practitioner or dog owner.” –Angela Bockelman, DVM, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association   Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. Dog owners face a plethora of trainers offering a bewildering variety of advice. From rewards to dominance training, from to shock collars to clickers, there are too many theories peddled by too few trained experts. Finally, the board-certified specialists of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists are here to decode how dogs think, how they communicate, and how they learn.   Combining cutting-edge science with accessible and adaptable real-life examples, this is a must-have dog behavior guide showcasing the latest veterinary-approved positive training methods. Decoding Your Dog will resolve the complaints, answer the curiosities, and, ultimately, challenge the way we think about our dogs. “[The] authors nimbly craft a basic primer for grasping dogs’ demeanor and in the process offer up the best life insurance policy you can buy for Fido.” –Ranny Green, coauthor of Good Dogs, Bad Habits “Decoding Your Dog is an important addition to the canine canon, one that will go a long way toward increasing your understanding of your best friend.” –Bark
Published by: Mariner Books | Publication date: 01/07/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 389 pages
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