Save with the all-in-one package! "101 Dog Tricks" is the largest trick book on the market and one of the only ones presenting full-color photos of each trick and it's training steps. Add the DVD illustrating the step-by-step approach... how can you go wrong? Many tricks build skills needed for common dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work.
In this workshop Kyra will demonstrate the specific steps to teach over a dozen new dog tricks (spin, fetch, wipe your paws, shake hands, roll over, shell game, hoop jump, and more). And more importantly, you will learn the tools and the strategies to teaching and correcting ANY behavior in your dog.
51 Puppy Tricks gives puppy owners the tools they need to teach behaviors and tricks to their puppy through step-by-step instructions and photographs. Kyra's curriculum differs from that of 101 Dog Tricks in that the instructions are geared for the less mature dog.
From the New York Times Bestselling author Dean Koontz comes A Big Little Life. This book is a powerful tribute to a beautiful friend and will remind readers everywhere that the love of our canine best friends is a love that lasts more than a lifetime.
Patti Sherlock's working relationship with her Border Collie, Duncan, got her through the ups and downs of sixteen years on a sheep farm in Idaho. Patti's life on the farm is a reflection of beginnings and endings, and the cycle of seasons in all of our lives.
If you love French Bulldogs, this is a collector's book you just can't be without. This book includes captivating, candid photography that embraces all the unique and playful attributes that make the breed one of a kind.
Geared to the millions who want to be socially responsible but also indulgent, who want to be informed about the latest ideas, training, and, above all, who worry about their relationships with their dogs. This poignant, irreverent guide is doggone funny. Written by a first-time dog owner who's been there, worried about that, this comprehensive but accessible book articulates the questions that many people have about all things canine-related but are afraid to ask, all with a reassuring, amusing tone.
Wish your dog could pick up around the house, fetch a soda from the fridge or play the shell game? No problem with this step-by-step instructional DVD from world-class animal trainer Kyra Sundance, her dog Chalcy and a few of their friends. Rating:
The DVD provides step-by-step instruction on 17 fun tricks for your new puppy from world acclaimed animal trainer, Kyra Sundance. All the tricks are broken down into small easy-to-learn skills with a brief overview of how the trick works, what to expect, and some great tips to keep the training session fun for you and your pup.
Trying to recover after the death of a pet is nearly impossible. This simple, solemn and sweet sympathy card says the only thing that can be said. "An extraordinary dog... Is extraordinarily hard to lose."
Citizen Canine, by the American Kennel Club, is the official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program. Written by our friend Mary Burch for AKC, this book provides everything you need to know in order to pass the Canine Good Citizen Test.
Devon Brady is a devoted veterinarian working in a makeshift hospital on a remote search and rescue mission. When a man arrives with his wounded black Lab, Ned, she has no idea that she is about to be plunged into a whirlwind of terror and destruction. With a lightning-fast pace, unforgettable characters, and gut-wrenching action, "Dark Summer" is compelling new terrain for this master storyteller.
A great naturalist, pioneer of the theory of evolution, and incurable dog-lover, Darwin used his much-loved dogs as evidence in his continuing argument that all animals, including human beings, descended from one common ancestor. Vintage photographs of dogs, together with modern diagrams, help show the visual aspects of the evolutionary theory.
An exciting and activating game for you and your dog to enjoy together. (Easy to clean.) The dog looks for treats by pulling out the flaps in different directions. In each flap there is a compartment where the treat can be hidden. Increase the degree of difficulty by locking the flaps using the bone-shaped pegs on top.
The dog days of summer are anything but boring when the Harrington County Dog Show comes to Copper Mill. Proud pooches and their owners will stop at nothing to take home "Best in Show." Renee Lambert is in for a serious shock when her pup Kisses is dognapped!
User-friendly advice on everything from selecting a dog to caring for an older animal. An easy-to-follow question and answer format explains canine evolution and physical characteristics; feeding, training, and grooming; and recognizing common illnesses.
Wendy has created a unique, irreplaceable, easy-to-use handbook filled with 365 helpful tips, easy-to-build projects, practical advice, and insight into the canine-human relationship for all dog owners to use every day of the year.
A visual feast of outstanding work by British and American artists from the 19th and 20th centuries, this fascinating account of most of the popular breeds provides an original and penetrating artistic record and traces the evolution of 50 breeds.
"Dog Tricks & Agility For Dummies" (previously titled "Dog Tricks For Dummies") makes trick and agility training fun for both you and your dog. This step-by-step guide uses positive reinforcement to help you easily train your four-legged friend. From simple to more complex tricks, you'll learn to think like a dog for a more positive relationship.
The Dog Tricks Workbook is a follow-up guide to Kyra's best-selling 101 Dog Tricks. This new book integrates 30 foundational tricks with a curriculum designed for readers to track and gauge your dogs progress. With 150 color photos and illustrations, the workbook explores integral behavior and training concepts, which enhance not only the dog's performance, but also the overall relationship between dog and owner. The accompanying deck of 30 trick cards illustrates the step-by-step the tricks themselves, and instructions are excellent teaching tools for the working, training, and bonding sessions outlined in the workbook.
The dog looks for treats by moving one block after another in a circle in different directions; the blocks can also be locked in position by a bone-shaped peg on the up-side of the game. There are depressions under the blocks where treats can be hidden.
As Melanie learns, it's a dog's life at the Pine Ridge Canine Care Center-and life is good. The dogs are living large with a team of groomers and handlers at their bark and call. Everyone seems blissfully happy. Everyone canine, that is. For Melanie soon discovers there are some simmering resentments among the Pine Ridge staff and when Steve Pine, the center's charming, good-looking co-owner, is found shot to death on the floor of his office, there's no shortage of suspects. His sister Candy stands to inherit their lucrative doggie day care operation. His neighbor, Adam Busch, still blames Steve for paving the way for the other businesses that now exist in the once quiet, all-residential town. And then there's Lila Harrington, the disgruntled client who wanted to sue Steve following an embarrassing "incident" involving a Shih Tzu and a Beagle mix. And lastly, the string of female customers Steve bedded and jilted. But which of these suspects was desperate enough to commit murder?
* 25 recipe cards with 13 delicious, nutritionally sound treats
* biscuit cutters in shapes like a fire hydrant, a heart, and a bone
* guide of Dog Tricks for teaching the basics along with some entertaining variations.
Authors Vicki Croke and Sarah Wilson, experts on the complex bond between dogs and their owners, use quizzes, psychological insights, and humor to analyze why dog owners gravitate toward certain breeds as pets--and to explain what owner's choices reveal about their character and
Dogscaping is a hands-on guide to provide dog lovers with information on how to reclaim their land from their four-pawed digging machines. This book combines green gardening techniques and design tips for dog lovers to create the yard they have always wanted, while also providing a safe and beautiful place where their dog can just be a dog.
Maxie McNabb and her Miniature Dachshund, Stretch, are just back from their latest adventure when a murder shatters the quiet in their hometown of Homer, Alaska. Now it's up to Maxie to find the killer -- a search that leads her to a place called "the end of the road."
No one can separate defense attorney Andy Carpenter from his golden retriever, Tara, and she returns his affection, standing loyally beside him through every investigation, no matter how dangerous or puzzling-and he is about to be confronted with one of his most difficult cases yet.
Great game for Kennel Clubs, 4H, Obedience Classes and Rally groups.
Funagle, the new board game people and their dogs play together. Friends and family match wits to see who is best at getting their dogs to "Moonwalk" or "Do the Wave".
The OBJECT OF FUNAGLE is to navigate the game board to win the most Wag Tags by funagling your dog to perform fun activities. It's easy to play and fun to leam!
Players have one minute to "funagle" their dog into doing specific activities on removable tags that make up the game board. Funagling is using voice, treats and gestures to get a dog to do something. If your dog does the activity, you win a tag. The player with the most tags at the end of the games WINS!
It's a hoot to watch players getting their dogs to do sit ups, crawl or stick out their tongues. No skill is needed to play. Funagle side affects include laughing cramps, deeper dog-people bonds and dog self confidence.
After professional dog-walker Ellie Engleman and her terrier-mix Rudy find a corpse in Central Park, Ellie becomes a prime suspect of murder. When it turns out Rudy is the sole beneficiary of the victim's inheritance, Ellie, Rudy, and Detective Sam Ryder follow a trail of clues.
The newest dog-walker on Manhattan’s Upper East Side has a talent—she can hear what her canine clientele is thinking. So when a dog’s owner turns up dead, Ellie must bone up on her sleuthing—and perk up her ears to find a killer.
This book is a work of humor, and the people, places, and animals in it are all used fictitiously. Look out, monks. Step aside, whisperer. Rabbi Monica and Rabbi Alan show you how, step by step, to use guilt, shame, passive aggression, sarcasm, and Conditional Unconditional Love to create an unbreakable bond with your dog.
"The Rabbis" have been training dogs - and their owners - for twenty years. Now they bring the fruits of their vast experience to dog owners everywhere.
Learn to record your dog's life story. Your dog deserves a "celebration of life" video.
From the time you first bring home a new puppy, a "this is your life" video podcast or disc of your dog's memorable moments can become part of a family history video newsletter or keepsake heirloom album.
Since its original publication over 70 years ago, Terhune's classic has touched countless readers. Lad is based upon one of Terhune's many collies. Illustrated. Target age - 10 to 14 years. A great book to read the kids to sleep.
The new card game people and dogs play together. Sniff your dog, sniff your human. Balance a treat on your nose. Wag your tail. Play dead . Muttheads is great family fun and costs less than an evening at the movies!
Andy Carpenter gains possession of an adorable Bernese puppy whose owner was brutally murdered. Few can rival Andy's affection for dogs, and he will do whatever it takes to insure that this little pup doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
Whether dueling with new forensics or the local old boys' network, irreverent defense attorney Andy Carpenter always leaves them awed with his biting wit and winning fourth-quarter game plan. But Andy prefers the company of his best friend, Tara, to the people he encounters in the courtroom. Tara, a golden retriever, is clearly smarter than half the lawyers who clog the courts of Passaic County. However, just as it seems Andy has everything figured out, his dad, New Jersey's legendary ex-D.A., drops dead in front of him at a game in Yankee Stadium. The shocks pile on as he discovers his dad left him with two unexpected legacies: a fortune of $22 million that Andy never knew existed . . . and a murder case with enough racial tinder to burn down City Hall.
Makes a great gift! All of the treat recipes are free of wheat, corn and soy. The kit even includes cookie cutters to make fun shapes (bone, fire hydrant, & squirrel). Some of the recipes are for Jerky Turkey, Dragon Slayers (for fresh breath), Liver Alone (liver crunchies).
The Out of the Box Dog Training Game is designed to help you implement established dog training techniques that reward both owner and dog. This positive approach to dog training is an easy, simple, and fun way to help develop real-world canine manners and enhance your everyday relationship with your dog.
Whether you are taking a shot of your Best In Show or that agility action shot of your dog in mid air coming through the tire, you can use this collection of photographic tips, tricks and absolute musts. Andrew explains in detail how to capture your pet's personality with a camera and share it with others.
Capturing an animal’s charm and personality can be an incredibly challenging (even frustrating) exercise, but Pet Photography NOW! makes the job easier. It shows professionals and amateurs alike how to get the best from their subject, whether it comes wrapped in fur, feathers, or scales
To be cherished by pet owners and crafters alike, this ingenious collection of 33 knitting patterns has something for nearly every pet. Knitters will delight in making canine coats, rugs for cats to curl up on, and even a horse blanket.
With full discussions of black-and-white versus color portraits, indoors versus outdoors, composition, and capturing movement, PhoDOGraphy offers techniques that amateurs can use starting here and now.
Few can rival attorney Andy Carpenter's affection for golden retrievers, especially his own beloved Tara. After he astonishes a New Jersey courtroom by successfully appealing another Golden's death sentence, Andy discovers that this gentle dog is a key witness to a murder that took place five years before.
Use this versatile book's 12 blank pages to create Dog Show or Agility brag books, litter records, or memory albums for your favorite pooch. Makes a great gift either blank or with your own personal touches and decoration.
The variable pitch whistle (Shepherd's whistle) is becoming very popular with all types of dog trainers and handlers. The CD contains examples of various whistle sounds and the corresponding voice commands. Each whistle sound is repeated several times so you can practice the different sounds. Written instructions come with each CD.
From the front lines of modern medicine, "Tell Me Where It Hurts" is a fascinating insider portrait of a veterinarian, his furry patients, and the blend of old-fashioned instincts and cutting-edge technology that defines pet care in the 21st century.
Albert Payson Terhune was the most famous, the most productive, and the highest-paid writer of dog stories who ever lived. Terhune, his wife, his beautiful Sunnybank estate, and the legendary collies he wrote about have remained shining memories for the writer’s millions of loyal fans, who still make pilgrimages to Sunnybank.
The Safe Dog Handbook teaches readers about the myriad ways to ensure a safe home and outdoor experience for their dogs - A fantastic, life saving gift for "new puppy parents".
Includes chapter on first aid, appendix of toxic plants, household hazards, and much more.
For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles' once peaceful home.
Barsotti's distinctive round pups, rendered in just a few simple lines, have been delighting The New Yorker cartoon readers for three decades and are instantly recognizable for their depiction of canines in human roles.
"This Book Will Change Your Dog's Life" is a radical, transformative, dictatorial antidote to canine self-help manuals that offers 365 life-changing challenges for dogs to do with just a bit of human help.
This is the ultimate fetching toy. Dogs must bring the tube back and release it to you in order to receive the treat inside. The controlled reward teaches rambunctious dogs to fetch and release the toy without a struggle, instead of a disruptive tug-o-war or chase.
A fascinating tale of an 800-mile trip with a canine partner sharing the beauty and the adventures of Alaska.
Ned gives you insight as to the magic lure of Alaska - the history, the wildlife, and the adventure of daily living.
After Winston turns his life upside down, Hilmar's attempts to return his world to normal disclose some surprising truths about the relationship between man and dog. This charming and irreverent book has much to tell us about the weaknesses of both species, and ultimately their strengths, too.
Take a lively, amusing romp through nine decades of German Shepherd Dog films–beginning with the first German Shepherd movie star of 1921 and ending with recent releases. Jordan Taylor profiles 101 movies starring German Shepherd dogs representing 17 countries.
Whether you are trying to decide if a film is appropriate for your children or looking for a great read, Wonder Dogs is sure to enchant both dog lovers and film lovers alike.
The World Atlas of Dog Breeds is the largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia of dog breeds available in the world. Three years in the making, this invaluable reference includes more than 420 internationally recognized dog breeds and varieties and provides detailed history, personality, traits, and care and training requirements for every breed.
Learn how to calculate your dog's IQ using a series of fun tests and interactive games. Discover if you've got a doggy dunce or a Caninestein! This delightful book features over 50 intelligence tests, including treat-finding tests, memory tests, everyday aptitude exams, and even advanced trials. You'll learn how to test your furry friend and find out what the scores mean.