Cats are the most enigmatic and alluring of domestic animals. Beguiling beauty, fierce independence and aloof intelligence characterize their long and exotic history. The Grace of the Cat is a celebration of this captivating animal and a moving account of the feline's journey from the wild to a comfortable domestic existence.... read more
One Big Happy Family tells the heartwarming stories of animals who have reached out to save the lives of babies from other species and raise them as their own. Whether it's the border collie and his piglets, the cat and her ducklings, the orangutan and his lion cubs, or even the Labrador and her baby pygmy hippo, these are po... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards: Children's Wellness Award - Bronze Medal 2007.|
"All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome" takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS. Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first ... read more
We all want a dog that we can take anywhere with us, a kind gentle dog with whom we can relax, walk and play without stress or anger. This practical, accessible book provides a unique way of communicating with dogs which will give you a better understanding of why dogs do what they do. This will enable you to correct undesira... read more
Calling all love birds - or cats, kangaroos, and boa constrictors! From the bestselling author of Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves is an exploration of animal attachments that, in human terms, can only be called love. Take, for instance, the dog living in a wildlife sanctuary who treats an orphaned leopard cub as his litt... read more
A comprehensive and essential guide to training your canine companion. Based on the premise that the modern dog still shares many of the behavioural characteristics of its ancestor, the wolf, this book will show you the ten keys to effective training and how to put those keys into practice.
When you're training your dog, he won't sit still for long-winded explanations. You don't have to, either! With this visual guide, you'll quickly learn how to determine your dog's personality, customize a training plan, and speak Doglish. You'll get the scoop on training tools, everyday handling, puppy conditioning, and socia... read more
The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. But Homer was no ordinary cat. He was a three-week-old, abandoned, eyeless kitten and Gwen was unable to resist his charm. It was love at first sight. Tagged as an 'underachiever' ... read more
If you have a dog, if you love Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, if you love compelling reality TV, you must have the companion guide to the phenomenally popular television show starring dog behaviour expert Cesar Millan.Cesar Millan has become the household name in dog rehabilitation. His #1-ranked National Geographic televis... read more
Annie Potts introduces us to the surprisingly complex world of the chicken, tracing the evolution of jungle fowl and the domestication of chickens by humans. Chicken describes the ways in which chickens experience the world, form families and friendships, communicate with each other, and play, bond and grieve.
This guide helps you to choose the top dog for your family. From spaniels to sheepdogs, "The Complete Dog Breed Guide" will help you choose the perfect companion for your family. Fully illustrated and featuring over 400 of the world's best-loved breeds, this is the only breed guide you'll ever need. Q&A selector charts help y... read more
Based on the popular series of articles which appeared in the Telegraph, Edward Stourton muses on the meaning of life and all things canine as he walks his dog Kudu.
'If you are accompanied by a dog you can talk to anyone, and anyone can talk to you - about anything'.
And they do. Edward Stourton's walks with Kud... read more
This collection of ramblings by BBC radio broadcaster Stourton chronicles his time spent walking (and living with) his Springer Spaniel Kudu. There are musings on the dog/owner relationship, dogs in war and animal rights as well as several lighter titbits. Philosophy for dog lovers. - Lucy
In their funny, wise and wonderful ways, old dogs teach us everything we need to know about loving and ageing. This book will make you laugh and cry. It is a tribute to every gorgeous old dog you've ever known and a great gift for dog lovers all over the world. A percentage of the sale of each book will assist the Black Dog I... read more
Start or end your riding sessions with Wendy Murdoch's '5-Minute Fixes', and you'll be amazed how quickly you can replace old habits with new ones, get out of your "riding rut," and transform what you can't do to what you can do...naturally, capably, comfortably, and consistently alongside a happy riding partner - your horse.
We asked 100 conservation groups around the world: 'if you could pick one species that epitomises your work, which would it be?' From the RSPB to WWF to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and many, many more, the answers came rolling in. Each provided a synopsis of the threats faced by their selected species, a summary of their d... read more
Cats, with their appealing independence, velvet-sheathed killer claws and innate beauty that stretches from the tips of their tails to the pads of their paws, have been humankind's companions throughout the ages. Our cats keep the mice at bay, comfort us when we're tired, settle us when we're stressed. And all they ask in ret... read more