Category Archives: Pet Books

Book Review – A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

A Dog’s Way Home is the story of the lengths to which a dog will go to be reunited with its companion, and also a revelation of the pit bull laws on the books in Denver, Colorado.  It’s a moving combination.

The Dog’s Perspective eBook*

Volume 1: A Philosophy Primer  by Kathryn R. Gubista

Introducing the first volume of the Kindle eBook* series, The Dog’s Perspective: How to Train a Dog by Thinking like a Dog. The objective of this book series is to explain how to train dogs by thinking like a dog. The Dog’s Perspective is a simple and straight forward approach to dog training that enables anyone to find solutions to many of their dog-related issues. The objective of this first volume, A Philosophy Primer, is to explain the philosophical foundation of the Dog’s Perspective.

Book Review

Dogs Who Serve: Incredible Stories of Our Canine Military Heroes

by Lisa Rogak
St. Martin’s Press, $29.95

Since the time of the Civil War, dogs have played a role in the efforts of our nation’s military, saving countless lives in the process. In Dogs Who Serve you will learn of the great adventure of becoming one of the nation’s select groups of highly-trained military dogs.

Pet Books for Kids

By Caroline Green

These books should make fun and instructive gifts for kids. Who doesn’t want a book at the holidays?

Pet Dec 12 - webAnimal Baths: Wild & Wonderful Ways Animals Get Clean by Beth Fielding, illustrated by Waynesville resident Susan Greenelsh

Some animals wash themselves in mud, some with their own tongues! Some birds will lay on an ant mound and let the ants crawl on them to clean their feathers! All animals clean their skin and their teeth. Learn how with this wonderfully illustrated book for children ages 4-8!

Animal Tongues by Dawn Cusick, who teaches at Haywood Community College

See wonderful photographs of animals- sticking out their tongues! Dawn Cusick, science teacher, writes about how different kinds of animals use their tongues. ICK!

Get the Scoop on Animal Poop! From Lions to Tapeworms 251 Cool Facts about Scat, Frass, Dung, and More! by Dawn Cusick

Learn everything you wanted to know about poop – and some things you may not have- in the animal kingdom! This photo-illustrated book for children ages 5-10 is chock full of info about fish, birds, mammals, and even bugs and how they poop!