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Barkis

By: Newberry, Clare Turlay

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, Smithmark: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003714

ISBN: 0765190567

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - A nine-year-old boy is finally old enough to take care of a dog. The family gets a cocker spaniel and names him Barkis. One day, the brother and sister become too engaged in a sibling rivalry. Their curious puppy leaves the house unnoticed. He gets himself into more trouble than a young dog can handle. Who will rescue Barkis? The writer is a Caldecott Honor Author. The jacket is slightly wrinkled in the back, and has a 1/2" tear at the front top edge. This is an adorable book, originally published in 1938; it will grab your heart with the wonderful illustrations and wonderful story. ... View more info

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Compatible Cats: Keeping a Contented Feline in a Peaceful Household

By: Davis, Karen Leigh

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Hauppauge, New York, U. S. A., Barrons Educational Series Inc: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003027

ISBN: 0764114786

Condition: New with no dust jacket


If you're considering having more than one cat or bringing other animals into the house, you'll value author Karen Davis's advice on keeping peace among your pets. She discusses the pros and cons of choosing between a kitten and an adult cat as your new household resident, adopting a second animal from a shelter, taking in a stray, compatibility between cats and dogs, and protecting pet birds in cages and fish in tanks. She also advises on your cat's diet and how in can affect behavior. Added features include: Lists of cat registries; feline health and welfare organizations; full-color photogr... View more info

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Every Living Thing

By: Herriot, James

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martins Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004538

ISBN: 031208188X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Written by James Herriot (1916 - 1995) , this is a book of memoirs. It is filled with the warmth, humor, drama, color, and humanity. His tales of life as a country vet are rendered with skill and grace; they are the work of a true literary artist. At the writing of this book he still lived in Yorkshire, England, with his wife and family, and his son had taken over the Herriot veterinary practice. The price is clipped. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Good Dogs, Bad Dog : a Complete a to Z Guide for Solving Your Dog's Behavior Problems

By: Carlson, Jeanne; Green, Ranny

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000711

ISBN: 0671870777

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Using a quick A to Z format, the authors provide solutions for such problems as: How to solve housebreaking difficulties that have you baffled; what to do when your dog's barking is out of control; how to stop your dog from destroying your shoes, furniture, or yard; what to do if your dog is shy, nervous, or overly excitable; and how to help your kids and dog get along better. The cover has a bend in the front and one in the back. 252 pages, no marks or tears except a very light remainder mark. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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How to Live with a Neurotic Cat

By: Baker, Stephen

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Gramercy: 1999

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 002634

ISBN: 0517207346

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Does your cat express his love for you by lying on the book you're trying to read? Does your cat fight with your houseplants, play 'clear the shelf', and refuse to come when called? Does your cat insist on plenty of space - like the entire living room? ? Chances are that your beloved pet, like millions of other cats, is neurotic! In this hilarious cat's-eye-view of the world, Steven Baker, who gave perfect advice in How to Live With a Neurotic Dog, tells you everything you need to live happily ever after with your feline friend. Unpaginated. Illustrated in black & white. Small red dot on page ... View more info

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Teddy the Terrier

By: Hunter, Virginia

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally: 1956

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004213

ISBN: No

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This is an almost brand-new book of Teddy the Terrier. It is a "Real Live Animal Book" and uses a terrier in all photographs, doing things a person might do but in a colorful, kid-friendly way. The "T" was penciled in on the cover and the pages are age-toned at the edges, but the colorful pictures are still bright. There is very light wear at the corners and spine ends, and a 1/2" tear on page two at the bottom. Large print for new readers. ; Octavo (standard book size); 21 pages View more info

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The Artful Cat A Tribute, with 60 Portraits

By: Bryant, Mark

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Quarto Publishing: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004451

ISBN: 156138061x

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The jacket is folded back at the top and bottom, front and back. It is lightly worn at the spine top with a 1/2" tear at the back, repaired. There is a tiny closed tear at the back gutter. ; From the endpapers which are covered with cats to the beautiful portraits and words written that match the cats temperment and beauty, this is a wonderful book to page through. The pages are heavy, and some illustrations are drawings, some paintings, but all are interesting and many from private collections. A large book (11 1/4" x 11 1/4") it is one worth having if you love cats. ; Color Illus... View more info

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The Happy Little Book of Pugs

By: Kay, Schuckhart

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Collins Design: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004247

ISBN: No

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This collectible volume is devoted to the Pug, which has charmed owners such as Queen Victoria and Andy Warhol with its intelligence, wit, dignified bearinng, and distinctive snore. Page after uniquely designed page, this colorful treasury will delight every Pug owner and collectors of dog ephemera. The slipcase has a ribbon to remove the book. ; 12mo over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4"; 68 pages View more info

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Training in No Time: an Expert's Approach to Effective Dog Training for Hectic Life Styles

By: Ammen, Amy

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Howell Book House: 1995

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 002068

ISBN: 0876057784

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This fast-reading, easily understood book shows how to integrate effective dog training into normal, daily interactions resulting in a level of behavior tht will make your dog a true friend and a constants source of pride. This sensible, effective approach makes use of how dogs learn and shows you how to use tht understanding to establish and maintain the response and communication level you want from your pet. The text is matched to a series of helpful photos and drawings that further clarify the methods you'll find in Training in No Time. 109 pages; the binding is heavy and glossy. 8vo - ove... View more info