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'In my darkest hour, I reached for a hand and found your paw' When Nicola found Buddy, abandoned and broken, she vowed to do all she could to help save him. What she didn't know at the time was that this little dog would in turn save her. Monday morning, 27th April 2009. The sat nav told us we'd reached our destination. The rain was pelting down, the kind that feels as if buckets of water are being chucked at the windscreen. I'll never forget that day. The horror, fear and the uncertainty of what was to come are still etched on my memory. But I didn't know that in that moment, somewhere off the M1 in a place that seemed as unnerving as it was eerie, I would find something so precious that would change my life forever. That was the day I discovered my Buddy, abandoned in a crate, unable to move and so frail that he only had moments to live. He stopped me in my tracks, and without pausing to think I scooped him up and quickly ran from the scene. This was no place for people or animals. Slowly, as I learned to take care of this broken little dog, I began to realise with each new day that as I was saving him, he too was helping to free me from my past. This is the story of Buddy and me: a remarkable true story of survival, hope, and never giving up, no matter how hard life gets.
Maggie the dog is a walking miracle. With her boundless energy, inquisitive snout and huge smile, Instagram sensation Maggie is the most recognisable rescue dog online. But her warm, playful nature masks a traumatic past. Maggie was shot 17 times and subjected to cruelty and torture, before being rescued from Lebanon and brought to live in the UK by a determined and loving young woman called Kasey. As Maggie struggled to overcome her injuries, every day was a fight to rehabilitate her. But Kasey was convinced that what she had found in this little dog was someone just as determined to live and love as she was. This is the incredible story of their journey together: a story of hope, unconditional love and never giving up.
Make your buddy a top dog for life, be your Best Friend's Friend, by training together. Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog. In fact, a well-trained dog is a FREE dog! Why? Because a trained dog requires fewer restrictions. The more reliable the dog, the more freedom he is given. Dog Training for Dummies shows dog owners how to select the right training method for their puppy, adult, or senior dog. Whether you want to teach Buddy to sit or master retrieving, this hands-on guide provides training to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged family members. Eliminate unwanted behavior Find step-by-step instruction on basic commands Strengthen your bond with your dog Build communication, understanding, and mutual respect Based on positive reinforcement, trust, and obedience, the tips and tricks inside will help you bring out the very best in your beloved pet.
Become an expert on Golden Retrievers Golden Retrievers are among the friendliest, most intelligent, most popular dogs--no wonder you've made this excellent choice of breed for your own best friend ! Golden Retrievers For Dummies will show you how to select, train, raise, and live happily with your lifelong companion. Inside this book, you'll find all the need-to-know information about your Golden. From puppy years to senior living, grooming to feeding, and beyond, this is your guide to keeping your Golden Retriever happy and healthy. Learn the characteristics and history of the Golden Retriever breed Make the most of the puppy years, including training and bonding Discover how to keep your Golden happy and healthy through old age Find out how to prevent and treat the most common illnesses Learn from a professional--Nona Kilgore Bauer has over 40 years of experience training Golden Retrievers, and her wisdom is at your command in these pages! The newest canine addition to your family will thank you!
Chonkybois, lowriders, borkers, and floofs -- these are just a few of the many cute characters you'll discover in Doggos Doing Things, an irresistible gift book based on the wildly popular Instagram account of the same name.This hilarious book pairs adorable photos of puppos of all shapes (from smol flufferinos to long boys), sizes (from big woofers to lil yippers), and breeds (from puggos to labbers and huskos) with ridiculous captions describing what they're up to -- which is usually looking for snaccos or just bestowing love upon their hoomans.With more than 150 pictures of adorable pupperinos and a thicc layer of humor by way of the internet's unique dog speak, it's a celebration of man's best friend and good boys (and girls) everywhere.
***A Sunday Telegraph top gift book of the year*** A dog is for life, but an old dog's wisdom is for ever. 'A truly heartwarming book - a perfect gift for any dog lover' Trisha Ashley 'The Wisdom of Old Dogs is an absolute must-have' Countryside Magazine 'A beautiful read that will leave dog owners and animal lovers brimming over with love and gratitude' Woman's Way Magazine Full of practical advice, uplifting stories, and scientific expertise, this book reveals how dogs can be a constant source of wisdom, comfort and love in their old age. The perfect gift for anyone who treasures these wonderful animals.
As a little boy, climbing through the lochs and mountains of Argyll with his Irish Setter Don, all James Herriot wanted to be was a 'dog doctor' so he could care for man's best friend. In this classic collection of stories, we are introduced to some of the dogs who won a special place in the country vet's heart - from Tricki Woo, the little Pekinese suffering from 'flop-butt' to Clancy the dog who nobody would go near and Gyp, the sheepdog who only ever barked once in his life. They're joined by lovable dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes, celebrating the limitless affection and loyalty of our closest companions. Filled with magical storytelling and from the treasured author of All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot's Dog Stories is told with his usual wit and human compassion - the perfect gift for dog-lovers everywhere.
101 Dog Tricks is an international bestseller in 18 languages with over a half-million copies sold worldwide! This beautifully designed book features step-by-step instructions with easy-to-follow color photos of each step. Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and troubleshooting boxes cover common problems, while Build on it! ideas suggest more complicated tricks that build on each new skill. Tricks range from simple ones like Sit, Shake Hands, Fetch, and Roll Over, to extraordinary ones like Tidy Up Your Toys into the Toybox and Get a Soda from the Fridge. Organized by theme, it's easy to find the next trick to work on with your dog. Just a few of the themes to choose from: Chores, such as Newspaper Delivery and Get Your Leash Funny tricks, such as Doggy Push-ups and Play the Piano Dancing, such as Moonwalk and Chorus Line Kicks Love, such as Kisses and Wave Goodbye Trick training will help you bond with your dog and integrate him or her into your family. Tricks also help keep your dog mentally and physically healthy and establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills used in dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. 101 Dog Tricks will inspire you to do more with your dog! Millions of people have found success with Kyra Sundance's step-by-step techniques-and you can, too.
A book that celebrates how great--and gross--dogs can be. Do you take your dog to parties so that you know you'll have someone to hang out with? Does your dog eat better than you do? Do you have a doggy daycare report card stuck to your fridge? Do you regularly remove various disgusting things from your dog's mouth and hardly wince? Then this book is for you! I Am About to Lick Your Human is a hilarious collection of doggo sentiments and situations paired with fun and playful illustrations. It includes a catalogue of all the things you'll pull out of your dog's mouth, confessions of a dog lover, and a checklist for the soon-to-be dog owner (number one: no aversion to bodily fluids). This is the ultimate gift for canine lovers that celebrates all that is good (and bad) about dog ownership.
Welcoming a new hooman (human) into a dog's life can be a tricky affair. Hoomans need to be taught the fundamentals of doggie behaviour in order to integrate successfully into our world. This book is a useful go-to guide put together by a rescued ex-breeding dog to help inexperienced canines cope with the stress of adopting a new person. From picking the right home to basic leash training, communication and safety to exercises to keep your hooman healthy and engaged, this handy handbook is for every doggie who is a new hooman-owner.