Photographer Barbara O’Brien’s book ‘Dogface’ will keep any dog lover smiling. This collection of more than 100 color photographs celebrate dogs of many breeds, including toys such as Yorkies and Chihuahuas, to giants like Danes and Berners. Even mutts smile out from the pages. Each portrait includes the dog’s name and breed and reveals the dog’s personality. From goofy to regal, these portraits are a treat. This smorgasbord of canin...

Der Mann, der die Tiere liebte

Für seine eindrucksvolle Kinodokumentation "Serengeti darf nicht sterben" erhielt er einen Oscar, mit seiner TV-Sendung "Ein Platz für Tiere" erreichte er Traumquoten - noch heute weckt der Name Bernhard Grzimek zahlreiche Erinnerungen. Grzimeks Einsatz für den Naturschutz war beispielhaft. Als Abenteuer und Visionär ließ er sich von keinen Konventionen einschränken: In der Öffentlichkeit war er der seriöse Wissenschaftler, privat sa...

Chicken Breeds: A Quick Guide On Chicken Breeds For Beginners

Are you just starting out raising chickens or are you looking for information on how to get started on having one? "Chicken Breeds: A Quick Guide on Chicken Breeds for Beginners" is the perfect guide for beginners in chicken raising. It contains information not only with which breed of chicken is best to get if you want egg, meat, or both or an exhibition chicken, but this manual also gives you what you need to know about taking care...

Dinosaurs: The Fact File

A great big gift book of dinosaurs, with high quality colour illustrations, information presented in a fun way, and lots of informative fact boxes.

Collins Complete Dog Manual

A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to all aspects of owning a dog. All of the aspects of dog ownership are covered in the comprehensive Collins Complete Dog Manual. From choosing which breed is right for you, to all elements of looking after your dog, training your dog and building a meaningful relationship with your dog, this book is the most complete and most authoritative guide to caring for and living with your belove...

War Dogs: Tales Of Canine Heroism, History, And Love

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler's command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler ...

Petcam: The World Through The Lens Of Our Four-legged Friends

One thing is for sure: looking at the world from the animals' point of view, the world is really quite beautiful. As close as we are to our beloved pets, we often wonder how they spend their days when we aren't watching. What do they explore? How does the world look from the point of view of our dogs and cats—or our chickens and goats? PetCam, by photographer Chris Keeney, author of Pinhole Cameras, presents a collection of striking ...

Killer Whales 2nd Edition

Watching killer whales in the wild in British Columbia and Washington state is a popular recreational activity. Nothing quite matches the thrill of witnessing a pod of these immense creatures cutting through the waters of Johnstone Strait or listening to their strident underwater calls to each other in their own dialect. The second edition of this bestselling book presents updated results of over twenty-five years of killer whale res...

How To Massage My Older Dog

Time just flew by as your dog-child raced through puppyhood and middle age. His gait seems a little slower. He asks for assistance jumping onto the bed. He needs a helping hand to climb into the back seat of the car. His body has changed. It is wider and more angular. His face has changed. His eyes are sunken and his jowls hang down more. Calluses show on his elbows. All of a sudden you realize that you have a senior citizen living w...

Beaver (Animal)

Poliquin’s book is a natural history, an almanac of mythology and amusing anecdotes from the intermingled histories of beavers and humans. Reaktion has produced a library of animal books ranging from Albatross to Walrus . . . and Beaver is Poliquin’s worthy contribution . . . filled with handsome engravings and historic illustrations. Despite their humble appearance, beavers have a remarkable history. Beavers were widely hunted for t...