• November 15, 2018 at 3:35 pm #48612

    * Pet Loss Poems: To Heal Your Heart and Soul

    *Poetry, human-animal bond, pet loss grief

    *Available on Amazon:https://amazon.com/dp/B07JZ7RCMT

    *Pet Loss Poems: To Heal Your Heart and Soul is a collection of forty-one poems written for those who are suffering pet loss grief and need a soft place to land.
    This kindhearted book of poetry offers sweet words for healing, a gentle place for inspiration, and a moment of solace.

    Each poem connects you to the oneness you shared with your companion. They reveal the emotions of normal pet loss grief and the passage that you may be experiencing each day of your journey.

    As you read these poems you will be able to find peace, joy, and compassion for your heart as you experience the stories that these poems tell.

    Open your soul and take a heartfelt journey towards feeling blessed for the life you shared with your beloved companion.

    Take a breath and consume the enchanting wisdom the animals share.

    Their perceptions, instinctive skills and generosity make all of our lives better.

    With this book, you never have to feel alone with your pet loss grief!

    *Available on Amazon:https://amazon.com/dp/B07JZ7RCMT

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:33 pm #48610

    *Animal Wisdom: Conversations From The Heart Between Animals and Their People

    * Human-Animal Bond
    *Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B07B8N9SC9

    *An Animal Communication Book filled with Compassion, Love, and Happiness!
    Are you an animal lover who shares the belief your animal is in your life for a special reason? Do you wonder what this reason
    may be?
    This book is not a how to communicate with animals book. Instead, you will experience 30 Animal Wisdom Messages from pets to their people by way of animal communication. Each one is unique, compassionate, and honest.

    If you are a person who wants support, guidance, and inspiration on how your animal or spirit animal can help you heal your blocks and discover your life purpose, the 30 Animal Wisdom Messages in this book will inspire you to consider the human-animal bond in a different way. You will experience respect, seriousness, fairness, humor, compassion, and even moments of silliness with the insights these beloved pets deliver to their people.

    When you read these Animal Wisdom Messages, you, the reader, will gain compassion and support with your own journey, and you will begin to listen to your beloved companion in a new way. Our animals are the best at intuitive life coaching.

    Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B07B8N9SC9

    Read the beautiful stories from the following Animals to their People
    Charlie Girl
    July Mae
    Miss Electra
    Miss Luna

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:28 pm #48607

    *The Rescue (The Adventures of Ms Addie Pants, Book 1)

    *Children’s Picture Books 5-8 yo

    *The first book is the best-selling series, The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants

    *Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B077CS2TD4

    *Love is to be shared, but Ms. Addie Pants was left on the side of the road with no one in sight. She wondered if there someone who would find her and give her a home she never had? Will her dreams ever come true? Discover Addie’s outcome in this timeless children’s picture book about love healing fear between a girl and her dog.
    This children’s pet book on dogs is a true story about a puppy in Texas that finds a home in New Hampshire. This book’s main theme is that Love Heals Fear. It is about a strong little girl that is determined to save Addie and make her safe. It starts with abandonment and scary trucks zooming by.

    Then she is discovered on the side of the road by a rescue hero who puts her on a plane with other puppies.

    No one steps up to claim Addie when she arrives in NH but Addie hopes it is the little girl she saw waving to her when they were landing. It then describes the adventures of landing in Annie’s arms.

    This children’s ebook will delight many ages from birth to adult.

    *Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B077CS2TD4

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm #48604

    *The Ice Storm (The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants, Book 2)

    *Children’s Picture Book 5-8 yo

    Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B077CT3XKV

    *Second book in the best-selling series The Adventures of Ms. Addie pants

    *Friendship is forever, but something is keeping Annie from rescuing Addie from the humane society. Will Annie ever make it in time?
    Will she make it to the humane society? Will Addie finally come home? Take Ms. Addie Pants’ next adventure and discover the outcome in this timeless children’s picture book about the forever friendship between a girl and her rescue dog.

    This children’s pet book is a picture book that continues the true story of the adventures of Ms. Addie Pants. In book 1 she doesn’t make it home quite yet but we learn about how love heals all fear between a girl and a dog. In Book 2 we hear about Annie as she battles an ice storm to make sure she is the one that adopts Addie.

    The theme of this story is to Never give up on Love.

    It starts with the humane society volunteer telling Annie she can’t have Addie yet. She has to wait for 4 days. On the fourth day there is an ice storm and she might not make it. The volunteer tells Annie she must get there today or Addie is going home to someone else! Annie doesnt give up and finds a way to finally bring Addie home.

    Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B077CT3XKV

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:20 pm #48601

    *New Friends (The Adventures of Ms Addie Pants, Book 3)

    *Children’s Picture Book 5-8 yo

    *Third Best-selling book in The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants Series
    Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B07B427CJD

    *Everyone knows that friendship is about love, but Ms. Addie Pants keeps making the biggest of the biggest blunders!
    Will Addie trust that friendship is about forgiveness and love?
    Will Annie, Gus, Gracie, Kava, and Chester help Addie become the best puppy ever?
    Will Addie’s friends ever find her after she makes the biggest blunder of all?

    Everyone knows that friendship is about love,
    but Ms. Addie Pants keeps making the biggest of the biggest blunders!

    Will Addie trust that friendship is about forgiveness and love? Will Annie, Gus, Gracie, Kava, and Chester help Addie become the best puppy ever?

    Will Addie’s friends ever find her after she makes the biggest blunder of all?

    The third children’s pet book New Friends continues the true story in the best selling children’s dog books series; The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants.

    As a rescue dog, Addie finally makes it home this time where she and Annie never give up even after the biggest of the biggest blunder that Addie could possibly make.

    Addie meets all kinds of new friends. And with each a new adventure, The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants offers excitement, drama, and compassion from Annie., Gus, Gracie, Kava, and Chester.

    The good news is with Addie’s new adventures she learns that friendship is about love.

    Available on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/B07B427CJD

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:15 pm #48597

    *Off To School (The Adventures of Ms. Addie Pants Book 4)

    *Children’s picture book 5-8 yo


    *The fourth book in the Bestselling Series ~ The Adventures of Ms Addie Pants
    Off to School is perfect for every child who is learning they are perfect just the way they!
    Learning to trust and love oneself when faced with bullies is not always easy. Ms Addie Pants seems to have the most difficult time with this task but she finds that she can do it!

    Find out in book 4 ~ Off To School if Addie will…

    •Ever learn to believe in herself?

    •Be able to make her own decisions?

    •Overcome a huge obstacle based on the love of friends and herself?

    Available on Amazon https://amazon.com/dp/B07FF4PZKL

  • November 15, 2018 at 3:07 pm #48590

    *The Pet Professional’s Guide to Pet Loss: How to Prevent Burnout, Support Clients, and Manage the Business of Grief
    *Pet Loss Grief


    *As a pet care professional how many times have you had a client that just received the news their pet is terminally ill, has died tragically or is dealing with pet loss?

    And how many times have you had to deliver the news yourself? You are not sure what to say, but you want to be compassionate and helpful. You are literally either lost for words, feel like you said the wrong thing or would like to be more effective when delivering the news.

    It is critical to know how to help your clients when they are faced with pet loss death and grief. With the increasing growth in the pet care industry veterinarian medicine is changing–as are all pet care professions. There will be more demands on you and your business. This will make it essential for you to make it a daily practice to take care of yourself to deal with work-related health issues. Compassion fatigue and burnout are real, and they both have a way of sneaking up on you.

    Once you buy and read this comprehensive guide for all pet care professionals you will know exactly what to do to prevent burnout, support clients, and manage the business of grief.

    It is your resource to gain a basic knowledge of—grief and loss, self-care, how to support your clients within your scope of practice, and the business of grief.


  • August 26, 2018 at 11:10 am #4947
    Patti Lawson


    THE DOG DIET is the story of my entry into the world of Pet Parenting. Rascally Sadie arrived in my life via a trip to a PetSmart Adoption and everything changed…..for the better! I fell in love with her, lost weight, stumbled through the learning process of being Dog Mom and my entire life changed. It won the DWAA Maxwell Award for Best Dog Humor Book and we were so proud. Our fist year was an amazing journey and for SIXTEEN years now….the joy has been constant. This book is a great gift for pet parents, people considering getting a dog, and for anyone who loves a true good story.

  • August 26, 2018 at 9:42 am #4942
    Patti Lawson



    This is a must read and retain book for all Pet Parents. Everything legal that can affect your beloved canine family member is researched and you will know how to avoid problems. Personal stories, statutes, and actions to take are all part of the explanations of legal responsibilities we MUST know for our pets.
    Endorsed by our own stellar late member, Darlene Arden as well as Jane Velez Mitchell and others, it’s a fun read. The illustrations by David Voissard were nominated for a Maxwell Award and this book WON the Maxwell Award for Human Animal Bond in 2016 which i am so proud of. Available from me at http://www.pattilawson.com or at Amazon and other bookstors.

  • June 10, 2018 at 1:51 pm #4654
    Eric O’Grey

    WALKING WITH PEETY: The Dog Who Saved My Life

    Eric was 150 pounds overweight, sick and on 15 different medications, including daily insulin injections for type-2 diabetes. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that’s when Eric met Peety: an obese, middle-aged dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of brotherhood and unconditional love that forever changed their lives. Over the next year, just by going on walks, playing together, and eating a plant based diet, Eric lost 150 pounds, and Peety lost 25. As a result, Eric reversed his diabetes, got off all medications, and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life, eventually reconnecting with and marrying his high school sweetheart.

    Walking with Peety is an inspiring true American comeback story about recovery, redemption, and achieving dreams, made possible by the unconditional love between a man whose life was over and a dog who who inspired him to become the person he always wanted to be. The storyline of this book also includes practical advice, based on modern scientific knowledge about overcoming obesity and chronic disease through healthy nutrition, that you can follow to once again become the happy and healthy person you once were, or the awesome person who you’ve always wanted to be. This book is intended to inspire you to make small changes today that will help you optimize your weight, health, happiness, purpose and life’s meaning tomorrow. Walking with Peety is the perfect read for anyone ready to make a change in their life, and for everyone who knows the joy, love, and hope that a dog can bring.

    Publisher: Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group.

  • May 5, 2018 at 11:23 am #4555
    Susan Waller Miccio

    Abby Swann Mystery #2

      Title: Dog Dreamzzz
      Genre: An Abby Swann Mystery, starring two daring Tibbies—the clever “old soul” Dawa (“Moon”) and her devoted brother Senge (“Lion”)
      Description: The townspeople of Murderkill Beach are picking up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Jonah when Dawa and Senge, Abby Swann’s Tibetan Spaniels, find the town’s mayor sprawled over a tree trunk, dead. Did he die of natural causes, as everyone says—or did he stumble over something sinister in the swamp? In search of an answer, Abby navigates the town’s waterways and secretive goings-on, past and present—but will the good-looking ecology professor and his likeable student throw her off-course? Meanwhile, when Dawa dreams of a faraway time and place, she sets out on a journey with the faithful Senge and a sassy Siamese named Ah Choo by her side—will she find a mystical link to lives long ago? In the thrilling conclusion, Abby is mired in trouble up to her neck—can the Tibbies and their buddy Ollie the Pug save her?
  • May 5, 2018 at 10:09 am #4552
    Susan Waller Miccio

    Tibetan Spaniel books

      Title:The Tibetan Spaniel – A Gift from the Roof of the World
      Description: This classic work on the Tibetan Spaniel is the go-to book for Tibbie lovers worldwide. Based on scholarly research, the easy-to-read text features charming photos, illustrations and true stories gathered from around the world. As entertaining as it is informative, Gift is “everything you ever wanted to know” about this enchanting and mystical breed.
  • July 5, 2017 at 10:08 am #3504
    Timothy Glass

    Sleepytown Beagles, Doggone It Cartoon Collection Book 1

    Sleepytown Beagles, Doggone It Cartoon Collection Book 1
    The beagles are not spoiled; they just have their owners, Tim and Cathy, well trained. Sleepytown Beagles, Doggone It is a collection of the first 100 cartoons by cartoonist Timothy Glass. Anyone who has ever been owned by a dog will be hooked by these cartoons in which witty canines with attitude show what life and humans look like through beagle eyes. With brilliant insight into their mischievous minds and impeccable understanding of their playful ways, Sleepytown Beagles, Doggone It guarantees a smile-packed journey. So come on in, wipe your paws, sit and stay for a hearty dose of loving hound humor.
    ISBN: 978-0-998-41210-8
    Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUFEHWubpWw

  • June 16, 2017 at 11:51 am #3455
    Karen Fullerton

    Sergei's Eyes Book Cover

    Title: Sergei’s Eyes: Reflections of Soul Lessons

    Genre(s): Pets, Spiritual Self Help or Personal Growth

    Summary: Karen recounts several memories with her beloved Siberian Husky, Sergei. Stories of ordinary life moments with her dog transform into insightful soul lessons for your reflection and show how pets can be our greatest teachers. Combined with excerpts of her life’s hurdles and triumphs, Karen’s courage to share personal experiences creates “Me-too!” moments uniting us in compassion and the healing of our emotional wounds.
    These true stories tell why Sergei was her greatest teacher and how he became the legacy for The Sergei Foundation, helping hundreds of lower-income families save the lives of their companion dog or cat. All proceeds from Sergei’s Eyes, Reflections of Soul Lessons benefit this 501c3 nonprofit organization.

    Where to buy: Amazon, Kindle, Ingram Spark

  • April 23, 2017 at 9:42 pm #3386
    Ted Slupik


    Sophie…best friends are forever
    Author: Ted Slupik
    Foreword: Laura T. Coffey
    Genre: A non-fiction account of Sophie, a rough coated Collie and Registered Therapy Dog, her family and friends, and amazing stories about some of the more than 5,000 people she met and helped during her thirteen years of therapy work at a local hospital and nursing homes.

    Book Description: The book begins during the middle of Sophie’s amazing life with her family and canine sibling, Lizzy.. Ted recognized her gentle nature and genuine caring about everyone she came into contact with. Sophie became your best friend after one meeting. Sophie began her therapy career at the ripe old age of one and continued on to age 13-1/2. Read story after story about the profound effect Sophie had on so many peoples’ lives. Whether sick, sad, or grieving, Sophie visited them and helped make them whole. This amazing soul also cared deeply for her family and siblings. The story of Sophie truly shows the bond between owner and pet.

    All of the proceeds of the book benefit “Lizzy’s Fund”, an IRS approved 501(c)(3) charity that cares for and supports senior dogs in shelter and rescue environments.

    Sophie…best friends are forever is an emotional journey. You will smile, laugh, and cry. Sophie was an incredible impactful therapy dog that achieved something few can say they did; she brought joy, hope, and warmth to people without uttering a single word.
    Published by: Xlibris

    Available at:

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  • April 2, 2017 at 5:26 pm #3360

    Healing a Child's Pet Loss Grief: A Guide for Parents

    Reader’s Favorite 5-Star Review

    Title: Healing a Child’s Pet Loss Grief: A Guide for Parents

    What’s it about:

    A book for parents who want help healing a child’s pet loss grief.

    Telling children about death is not easy…yet this book will help with pet grief!

    There will be a time when your child’s pet will offer a most profound lesson—all living things must die. Since children are naturally curious and want to know how things work, they will experience various emotions and stages of grief and loss that can be extremely difficult for them to comprehend and challenging for parents to help them navigate.

    Bestselling author Wendy Van de Poll gently takes parents through this trying time with tools that will help children feel supported in their journey and learn lasting compassion as they heal the pain of loss. Discover how a companion animal will share these lessons with your child forever—through life, death, and beyond.

    Where to buy: Amazon http://a.co/djC3cd5

  • April 2, 2017 at 5:21 pm #3359

    My Cat Has Died: What Do I Do? Making Decisions and Healing the Trauma of Pet Loss
    Reader’s Favorite 5-star Review

    Title: My Cat Has Died: What Do I Do? Making Decisions and Healing the Trauma of Pet Loss

    Genre: Pet Loss Grief

    What’s it about:
    You are on the couch and within split second you are aware of something very unusual. Something is missing and you are feeling alone–your heart is empty. The reality hits you! Your cat is not on your lap sharing the love in your heart. Devastated with pet bereavement you ask yourself, “What am I going to do?” The answer to this question and the good news is that Wendy is sharing her new book My Cat Has Died: What Do I Do? Making Decisions and Healing The Trauma of Pet Loss with you as she supports you through your pet bereavement journey.

    Offering you tools and compassionate guidance to help you heal from the trauma of pet loss and pet bereavement. Sharing helpful ways to deal with all the changes that you are going to experience immediately after the death of your cat.

    Plus, special ways to prepare for the future. If your cat has died and you are experiencing grief, having difficulty making important decisions, and you want to do something special to not forget the life you shared with your cat then this book is for you.

    Where to buy: Amazon http://a.co/2U9btnY

  • April 2, 2017 at 5:16 pm #3357

    My Cat Is Dying: What Do I Do? Navigating Emotions, Decisions, and Options for Healing Pet Loss

    Reader’s Favorite 5-Star Review

    Title: My Cat Is Dying: What Do I Do? Navigating Emotions, Decisions, and Options for Healing Pet Loss

    Genre: Pet Loss Grief

    What’s it about?

    You get the news your cat has a life-threatening illness. Devastation hits when you hear the words “There is no cure!” You are in a sudden state of panic–confused and overwhelmed you ask yourself, “What am I going to do?” You can’t imagine what life would be like without the sweet meows of your best friend, the gentle nuzzles and the heart vibrating purrs that fill your soul with love. My Cat Is Dying: What Do I Do? is your emotional emergency first-aid kit through your pet loss journey. It is your handbook and journal to always keep by your side, packed with useful emotional insights and valuable information. As you read you will feel as though the author is supporting you personally, as a close friend while you work through your grief with unconditional love. At the end of each chapter, you will find three Contemplation Questions, designed to help you proceed and process even more deeply helping you become an active participant when coping with your cat’s illness. My Cat Is Dying: What Do I Do? empowers you to grieve while making those final days the best that they can be.

    Where to buy: Amazon http://a.co/1b4lJyD

  • April 2, 2017 at 5:07 pm #3351

    Award Winning 5-Star Review of My Has Died: What do I do? Making Decisions and Healing the Trauma of Pet Loss by Reader’s Favorite

    Title: My Dog Has Died: What Do I Do? Making Decisions and Healing the Trauma of Pet Loss
    Genre: Pet Loss Grief
    What’s it about:
    Healing Trauma after the Death of a Pet is difficult if you try and do it alone. Start with the supportive tools and compassionate guidance in this book to help you go from grief to gratitude and a forever bond.

    You just arrived home and in an instant, you realize that something is very different. Your house is quiet and there is a cold feeling of emptiness. These feelings are taking on a life of their own, and suddenly reality hits you! Your dog is not bounding through the house to greet you. Your dog is no longer enveloping you with unconditional love, kisses, and endless joy.

    Devastated you ask yourself, “What am I going to do?” The answer to this question and the good news is that Wendy is sharing her knowledge of pet grief, healing trauma, pet afterlife, pet heaven and more. By supporting you through your pet loss journey she offers you tools and compassionate guidance to help you heal from the trauma of pet grief. Sharing helpful ways to deal with all the changes that you are going to experience after the death of your dog.

    My Dog Has Died: What Do I Do? is the second book in the best-selling and award-winning Pet Bereavement Series. It deals with stages of pet grief, pet afterlife and ways to find gratitude in your heart forever. Also, ways to help you make difficult decisions and healing the trauma of pet loss.

    If you are looking for a pet loss book to help you with special ways to prepare for the future. Having difficulty making important decisions, and you want to do something special to never forget the life you shared with your dog then this book is for you.

    When you buy and read this book then follow the actions steps at the end, you will experience something deep and forever. From grief to gratitude and a forever bond.

    Where to buy: Amazon http://a.co/8A9eYpz

  • April 2, 2017 at 5:01 pm #3348

    My Dog Is Dying: What Do I Do? Emotions, Decisions, an Options for Healing

    Title: My Dog Is Dying: What Do I Do? Emotions, Decisions, and Options for Healing

    Genre: Pet Loss Grief

    What’s it about:
    Compassionate Dog Care support is available for you. A pet loss book to get immediate support to heal your heart.

    You just came home from the veterinarian’s office, and it feels like a brick hit you right smack on the head. You heard that your dog has a life-threatening illness. She has one week or, at best, a few months to live. Your veterinarian tells you, “There is no cure!” My Dog Is Dying: What Do I Do?

    You say to yourself, “What am I going to do with the loss of my dog…my heart is breaking?”

    Rest assure there is help with this book. Consider it part of your support team. Your emotional emergency first-aid kit that will support you through the rollercoaster ride that you are about to take.

    My Dog Is Dying: What Do I Do? is the first book in the best-selling and award-winning Pet Bereavement Series. It deals with many levels of grief and loss and how you can learn to never feel alone again with the pending loss of your dog.

    If you are looking for a pet loss book to help you with your grief surrounding dog cancer or other life-threatening illness this book is designed to support you as a close friend. It will accompany you on the journey of pet loss grief and dog care with unconditional love.

    When you buy and read this book then follow the actions steps at the end, you will experience compassion for your journey shared with your beloved companion in a special and soulful way.

    Where to buy: Amazon http://a.co/dyUw35y

  • April 2, 2017 at 4:57 pm #3347

    Healing Your Heart from Pet Loss Grief: Five Steps to Begin Your Journey

    Always free and a quick guide to get you started

    Title: Healing Your Heart from Pet Loss Grief: Five Steps to Begin Your Journey
    Genre: Pet Loss Grief
    What’s it about:
    Healing your heart from pet loss grief. A short guide, which will help you start to create a compassionate, respectful, and loving experience. Honor your pet with gratitude during a tough, yet unique time.

    This pet loss book will guide you through the five steps that I share with my clients and in my book to begin healing the trauma of pet grief. It will support you with immediate support to begin your grief and loss journey.

    You will learn about the myths, why it is important to mourn, and when you are ready, celebrate the life you had with your pet by saying thank you in a very particular way.

    At the end of each chapter, there is an easy action step. Also, included are three compassionate poems to help you heal your heart and a resource section.

    The Five Chapters/Steps are…
    Step One ~ Feelings are Normal
    Step Two ~ Stages of Growth
    Step Three ~ Myths to Debunk
    Step Four ~ Mourning to Heal
    Step Five ~ Celebrate Your Forever Love

    Healing your Heart from Pet Loss Grief: Five Steps to Begin Your Journey will help you create a compassionate, respectful, healthy, and loving experience for yourself, while honoring your beloved pet, during a tough, yet unique time.

    When you read this book and do the action step at the end of each chapter you will begin to heal your heart. If you are suffering from the loss of a cat, the death of a pet or even a terminal illness like dog cancer…this little book will help you.

    Where to buy it: Free on Amazon http://a.co/3DUob4K

  • March 8, 2017 at 8:38 pm #3163
    Christina Potter

    Winner 2016 The Captain Haggerty Award for Best Dog Training Book or Article
    Title: Insider Training: Chester Gigolo’s Dog Training Secrets Revealed
    Genre: Dog Training Humor
    What’s it about: In Insider Training, Christina Potter presents easy step-by-step instructions, humorously told through a dog’s perspective, to successfully train your canine companion. Whether you’re training for the home, the show ring, or the big screen, all breeds large and small will respond to the exercises, sound advice, and insightful tips contained in this book.
    Where to buy it: https://www.amazon.com/Insider-Training-Chester-Gigolos-Revealed/dp/0990930297/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0990930297&pd_rd_r=3Z2TD8NR38CX7F0H9QA1&pd_rd_w=vsOo0&pd_rd_wg=rSDKF&psc=1&refRID=3Z2TD8NR38CX7F0H9QA1
    Book cover URL: http://chestergigolo.com/ChesterGigolo/1602CBookCvr005.jpg

  • March 8, 2017 at 8:34 pm #3162
    Christina Potter

    Title: Chester Gigolo: Diary of a Dog Star
    Genre: Dog Humor
    What’s it about: Some dogs are born to be stars… Chester Gigolo is a Berger Picard who dreams of stardom. In this diary of his ambitious first year, this canine actor, ­athlete, and author recounts his exciting life in New York City – from his rigorous puppy training to his athletic ­triumphs and quest for the limelight. Whether adventuring into town on his own, appearing on television, or ­posing for magazine covers, ­Chester always manages to find mischief.
    Where to buy it: https://www.amazon.com/Chester-Gigolo-Diary-Dog-Star/dp/0985002689/ref=pd_sim_14_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0985002689&pd_rd_r=ZXK9H109QWB9EFT0C4KR&pd_rd_w=4g1jC&pd_rd_wg=4Rcd7&psc=1&refRID=ZXK9H109QWB9EFT0C4KR
    Book cover URL: http://chestergigolo.com/ChesterGigolo/CGigoloCvr.jpg

  • September 30, 2016 at 10:03 pm #2766
    Lauren Theuerkauf

    Priceless Penny Book Cover

    A 2016 Story Monster Approved Book

    Priceless Penny chronicles one dog’s amazing journey from solo stray to pampered pooch. Penny was abandoned by her previous owners and left to roam the streets of California alone. She was soon taken to a local high kill shelter. Penny’s life was in great danger and her unique looks made her undesirable in the eyes of would-be adopters.

    Penny’s allotted time at the shelter was quickly drawing to a close. She had nowhere to go, no one to love. Then, one day, a woman entered the shelter and discovered Penny. Little did Penny know that she was about to embark on the journey of a lifetime.

    This is an uplifting, true story as told from Penny’s perspective. Children will fall in love with the beautiful illustrations and cheer Penny on in her quest to find a forever home. Priceless Penny is a wonderful book for the emergent reader.

    Available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Priceless-Penny-1-Lauren-Kramer-Theuerkauf/dp/099622470X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1475286740&sr=8-1&keywords=Priceless+Penny+book and Barnes & Noble at: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/priceless-penny-lauren-kramer-theuerkauf/1123581073?ean=9780996224703.

  • August 31, 2016 at 9:16 pm #2666

    Buddy the Christmas Husky Book Cover

    Named “Best in Print” 2014, 2015 & 2016 by American Pet Magazine

    You may know “Buddy, the Christmas Husky” from Facebook…now you can read his story, a timeless tale of inspiration and hope for all seasons.

    “An injured, starving homeless Siberian Husky is rescued by a Good Samaritan on Christmas Day. Through a network of caring people across thousands of miles, the Husky, who becomes known as “Buddy, the Christmas Husky,” discovers that not all humans are mean and uncaring. His long journey brings him to find compassion, friendship, and a loving mom to call his own.”

    The book, a read for middle-age children to adults, but a story for all, contains beautiful illustrations and actual photos of the real Buddy’s journey from abuse and abandonment to rescue and love. A percentage of proceeds will be donated to Buddy’s foster mom, Mama Shay, and her “Buddy’s Buddies” for care through the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine for Buddy’s ongoing medical expenses, and those of other dogs in need.

    Available from ArcticHouse Publishing at: http://www.arctichousepublishing.com/~shop/main.html and Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Buddy-Christmas-Husky-Dorothy-Wills-Raftery/dp/0578131064/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1472692462&sr=1-1

  • August 31, 2016 at 9:06 pm #2665

    Getting Healthy With Harley Book Cover

    Named “BEST IN PRINT” 2015 & 2016 by American Pet Magazine
    Named “TOP DOG BOOKS FOR KIDS 2015” by Talent Hounds

    This is the second book of the illustrated FiveSibes™ Tale series! Harley has her annual visit to the vet for a health check up. As the alpha queen and leader of the FiveSibes pack family, upon her return home, she makes it her mission to help the FiveSibes adopt a healthier lifestyle through nutrition and exercise. A fun read for children and adults alike! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Save Our Siberians Siberspace Rescue Fund (www.sosrf.org)

    Available from ArcticHouse Publishing at: http://www.arctichousepublishing.com/~shop/main.html and Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Getting-Healthy-Harley-Dorothy-Wills-Raftery/dp/0578126869/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1472692013&sr=1-5

  • August 31, 2016 at 8:55 pm #2664

    What's Wrong With Gibson Book Cover

    Named “BEST IN PRINT” in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 by American Pet Magazine
    Named “TOP DOG BOOKS FOR KIDS 2015” by Talent Hounds

    This illustrated, easy-to-read book is a bright, positive educational tale of how the five Siberian Huskies, known as the FiveSibes, help Gibson when he has a seizure from Canine Epilepsy. A book for folks of all ages, and a great tool for helping children understand pets or friends with Epilepsy. A portion of proceeds is donated via the FiveSibes #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness campaign to Canine Epilepsy Resources “Emma’s Fund” through the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine for Canine Epilepsy research.

    Available through ArcticHouse Publishing at http://www.arctichousepublishing.com/~shop/main.html and on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Whats-Wrong-Gibson-Learning-Epilepsy/dp/0578096641/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1472690679&sr=8-3&keywords=Dorothy+Wills-Raftery

  • August 31, 2016 at 8:40 pm #2663

    EPIc Dog Tales Book Cover

    Named “BEST IN PRINT” 2015 & 2016 by American Pet Magazine.
    Named to Talent Hounds’ “TOP DOG BOOKS 2015”

    “EPIc Dog Tales: Heartfelt Stories About Amazing Dogs Living & Loving Life With Canine Epilepsy” is a 264-page beautiful large, coffee table style book that is a collection of truly inspiring and heartfelt stories about dogs who have lived/are living with Canine Epilepsy and how they do not let seizures get in their way of living life to the fullest. These touching stories as told by families and guardians of these amazing warrior dogs, will make the reader cry, laugh, and understand that dogs can – and DO – live full happy lives even with a seizure disorder. The book is also an in-depth reference book containing a valuable library of online resources and information available to help navigate the sometimes stormy waters of Canine Epilepsy. You will fall in love with every dog you meet in this book! As part of the FiveSibes #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness campaign, a portion of proceeds from the book will benefit the Canine Epilepsy Resources Epil-K9 Foundation’s “Emma’s Seizure Fund” through the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine so they can continue to do the amazing research and clinical trial work they do in the field of Canine Epilepsy and Neurology.

    Available through ArcticHouse Publishing http://www.arctichousepublishing.com/~shop/main.html and on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/EPIc-Dog-Tales-Heartfelt-Epilepsy/dp/0578128977/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=five0aa-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=f7beb787aa47f72795174c4dd03ed535&creativeASIN=0578128977

  • August 30, 2016 at 9:25 pm #2648
  • August 30, 2016 at 9:19 pm #2647

    Iris the Architect
    Children’s Picture Book
    From FBS Publishing, UK: Iris was born to be a champion show dog, but all she wants to do is draw … An enchanting and uplifting tale of following your dreams. Written and beautifully illustrated by Debra Lampert-Rudman.
    Available on Amazon in hardcover, paperback, and for Kindle at https://www.amazon.com/Iris-Architect-Debra-Lampert-Rudman/dp/0956053777/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1472605978&sr=8-1&keywords=iris+the+architect
    and at Barnes & Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/iris-the-architect-debra-lampert-rudman/1120081436?ean=9780956053787

  • July 21, 2016 at 11:55 am #2571
    Amy Shojai

    Born To Love novella book cover

    BORN TO LOVE: Keiki & Lia Thriller, a Lei Crime Kindle World Novella

    Available only on Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Lei-Crime-Kindle-Novella-Thriller-ebook/dp/B01H2P5IJI/

    Can the past unlock the future and love preserve a life?

    A puppy’s job is to learn. Keiki relishes the sights, sounds and smells of her world, but people frustrate and confuse her. Why do humans control all the good stuff?

    Lia Corazon channels her energy and emotions into the dogs she trains in her North Texas kennel. She especially enjoys four-month-old Keiki’s enthusiasm, but the pup’s owner makes her uneasy. There’s something very…wrong about him.

    When a vicious storm, violent flood, and scary creatures menace Keiki, her Rottweiler bravery comes through. But what can a good-dog do when a human enemy threatens? Keiki must use all she’s learned if she’s to save Lia from a killer.

    New to Amy Shojai? Read the first book in her “September Day” thriller series, LOST AND FOUND, for FREE. Text the word “thrills” to 44222 to get started.


    How does your story links to the Lei Crime Series?

    The novella is a prequel to the Lei Crime Series. Set in Texas, the story begins about two years before Blood Orchids, offering readers the backstory of Keiki, the Rottweiler.

    In BORN TO LOVE, readers get a glimpse of what shaped the young Keiki as a puppy, and learn about experiences and special training that helped her eventually become a police dog. She learns that even a good-dog–and her person, Lia–are not infallible, both need love, and together they are stronger than apart.

    Lia and Keiki alternate viewpoint chapters in BORN TO LOVE, but Keiki does NOT talk, not in human terms anyway. Keiki communicates via body language, scent signals, and the occasional vocalization, in the same way that real dogs communicate. She does have thoughts–pure made-up fun speculation!

    What major theme comes across the clearest in your story? Is this a theme found consistently in your other works?

    I’m a certified animal behavior consultant for dogs and cats, so pet themes are the focus of both my nonfiction and fiction books. My September Day thriller series features a strong but damaged female protagonist and her canine service dog. Not only is Shadow a major character (he has his own viewpoint chapters, too), he’s saved her life many times over, and helped her heal emotionally. There are many other dog and cat characters in the series including a trained Maine Coon cat–and sometimes readers win contests to include THEIR pet in the story. Also, love is a major theme–not romance per se, but issues of trust, commitment, loss, betrayal, and the search for love and family. These also figure prominently in BORN TO LOVE.

    Tell us a little about your main character. Why do you think readers will like her?

    I’d already fallen for the adult Keiki in the Lei Crime Series. In BORN TO LOVE, Keiki embodies the typical four-month-old baby-dog attitude, full of wide-eyed wonder, curiosity, and non-stop energy. She’s not yet gained the confidence that comes with experience, though, and is overwhelmed by new or scary situations. Keiki also has to temper her independent nature to accept help–and receive love–from her person, Lia. I’ve fallen in love with them both, and can’t wait to write more Keiki and Lia adventures.

  • April 20, 2016 at 11:03 am #2249
    Maureen Ross, MApsy

    Title: Awareness Centered Training – ACT, Balboa Press, a division on Hay House Inc.
    Author: Maureen Ross, MApsy, NCC, CPDT-KA, RYT
    Photographer: Gary Ross
    Foreword: Dr. Dan Cirnigliaro, Dr. Ian Dunbar, Clients
    Afterword: On a personal note, Maureen Ross
    Website: http://www.dogtalk.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dogtalkmedia/?fref=ts

    Awareness Centered Training – ACT offers years of experience from trainer, behaviorist, board certified counselor and pet assisted therapy evaluator Maureen Ross. ACT goes beyond the positive with joyful easy training and ways to ease sensory overload from real world chaos. Socialization and manners (SAM) and everything you need to create a happy, healthy and confident relationship with your can be integrated into daily living and learning. ACT is essential for puppies and potential therapy dogs alike! ACT includes behavior shaping and gentle, gradual desensitization to sights, sounds, smells and focuses on balance, relationship, education and well-being for dogs and dog parents (humans). ACT shows you ways to do this in large or small spaces and in a variety of environments. Breathing in nose-to-navel, enjoy the journey.

    Awareness Centered Training – ACT is available at all major booksellers, including

    Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Awareness-Centered-Training-Paperback-Common/dp/B00FDV2270/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1461163510&sr=8-2-fkmr0&keywords=awarenesscenteredtraining+maureen+ross

    Barnes and Noble http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/awareness-centered-training-act-maureen-ross/1113008539?ean=9781452557540

    Balboa Press http://bookstore.balboapress.com/Products/SKU-000569072/Awareness-Centered-Training–ACT.aspx

    Ingram Content for larger amounts http://www.ingramcontent.com/

  • March 6, 2016 at 3:24 pm #2199
    Timothy Glass

    Just This Side of Heaven

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  • February 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm #2164

    “MY OLD DOG: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts”

    Author: Laura T. Coffey
    Photographer: Lori Fusaro
    Foreword by: Neko Case
    Afterwords by: Dr. Marty Becker and Mikkel Becker

    Genre: A non-fiction celebration of the happiest dogs on Earth and the people who saved them.

    Book description: “No Dog Should Die Alone” was the attention-grabbing — and heart-stirring — headline of journalist Laura T. Coffey’s TODAY show website story about photographer Lori Fusaro’s work with senior shelter pets. While generally calm, easy, and already house-trained, these animals often represent the highest-risk population at shelters. With gorgeous, joyful photographs and sweet, funny, true tales of “old dogs learning new tricks,” Coffey and Fusaro show that adopting a senior can be even more rewarding than choosing a younger dog. You’ll meet endearing elders like Marnie, the irresistible shih tzu who has posed for selfies with Tina Fey, James Franco, and Betty White; Remy, a soulful nine-year-old dog adopted by elderly nuns; George Clooney’s cocker spaniel, Einstein; Susie, the funny little senior dog who got adopted by “Humans of New York” creator Brandon Stanton; and Bretagne, the last known surviving search dog from Ground Zero. They may be slower moving and a tad less exuberant than puppies, but these pooches prove that adopting a senior brings immeasurable joy, earnest devotion, and unconditional love.

    Published by: New World Library

    Where to buy “My Old Dog”: At bookstores everywhere and at Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/My-Old-Dog-Rescued-Remarkable/dp/1608683400/) and BarnesAndNoble.com (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-old-dog-laura-t-coffey/1120934043)

  • January 26, 2016 at 5:10 pm #2142
    Peggy Swager

    Rescue Your Dog from Fear
    Animal/Dog Behavior, Lyons Press
    Advanced help to solve fear issues in dogs. Specific help for mill dog rescues. Numerous examples including case studies.
    Buy at bookstores, Amazon, or author’s website: http://www.peggyswager.com



  • January 23, 2016 at 1:42 pm #2137
    Amy Shojai

    MY DOG HATES MY DATE! packs prescriptive advice into a short how-to guide that offers step-by-step instructions how to improve family relationships between babies, toddlers, kids and adults, and your furry family members. Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:38 pm #2135
    Amy Shojai

    MAXWELL WINNER FROM DWAA! Certified cat behavior expert Amy Shojai includes an encyclopedia of comprehensive dog reference material from her own experience and interviews with over 100 veterinary experts. The A-to-Z list of dog health conditions common to old dogs lists medical symptoms, veterinary treatment and research, understanding dog quality of life and making death decisions (and helping children understand pet loss), and home care tips to save money when caring for aging dogs. Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:33 pm #2132
    Amy Shojai

    From cat-egorical aggression and solving litter-ary mishaps, to understanding dog language and soothing separation anxiety, ComPETability explains and offers easy solutions to common CAT-DOG behaviors that drive their humans crazy. Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:30 pm #2131
    Amy Shojai

    Fun, practical, and eminently informative, ComPETability helps you devise strategies that enable multiple dogs to live in harmony within the same household. Written by one of America’s premier pet experts, the book explains everything the loving dog owner needs to know. Most important, CompPETability provides crucial tips on how to evaluate and match your pets’ personalities, improve their relationships, and make your home a sanctuary for canine fun and peace. Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:25 pm #2128
    Amy Shojai

    YOUR PUPPY BIBLE! A definitive guide for adopting puppies, puppy health care, pet first aid, dog behavior information and positive training how to advice from pet expert Amy Shojai. Packed with veterinary medicine facts, dog health and care how-to tips, and fascinating information and advice. Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:21 pm #2127
    Amy Shojai

    A Pet-centric Thriller: The September Day Series, Book #3

    An animal behaviorist and her service dog race a deadly storm to expose a treacherous secret others will kill to protect.

    A BLACKMAILER returns to sell a deadly cure.
    A MOTHER’S DENIAL dooms millions of children.
    AND A DOG shows true loyalty…when he runs away.

    Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:15 pm #2125
    Amy Shojai

    A Pet-centric Thriller: The September Day Series, Book #2

    A mysterious contagion will shatter countless lives unless a service dog and his trainer find a missing cat . . . in 24 hours.

    A STALKER hides in plain sight.
    A VICTIM faces her worst fear.
    AND A DOG seeks the missing–and finds hope.

    Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • January 23, 2016 at 1:01 pm #2118
    Amy Shojai

    A Pet-centric Thriller: The September Day Series, Book #1

    A young woman races a Texas blizzard to save her autistic nephew from a deadly secret others will kill to protect—and the service dog she’s trained finds his true purpose, when he disobeys.

    AN AUNT searches for her lost nephew–and dooms her sister.
    A MOM gambles a miracle will cure–and not kill–her child.
    A DOG finds his true purpose–when he disobeys.

    Available in Print & All Ebooks: Click Here to Learn More & Order

  • December 29, 2015 at 4:37 pm #1974

    Educational Perspectives: Non-Traditional StudentsEducational Perspectives: Non-Traditional Students
    Higher Education – College Programs for the Disadvantaged Students
    Post – Secondary Education programs for disadvantaged students and the current state of programs in the South
    Published by: University of Tennessee, Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tennessee.

  • December 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm #1973

    The Proper Care of German Shepherds The Proper Care of German Shepherds
    For German Shepherd Dog owners
    Describers the history of the breed, its coat and colors, feeding and management from a puppy to adulthood
    Published by TFH, Neptune, New Jersey

  • December 29, 2015 at 4:27 pm #1972

    Genetics - How to Breed Better DogsGenetics – How to Breed Better Dogs
    Breeders of dogs
    This book outlines breeding dogs from the breeders point of view. It includes pedigree analysis, use of pedigrees, breeding methods and the selection techniques for stud dogs and brood bitches
    Publisher is TFH, Neptune New Jersey

  • October 6, 2015 at 8:17 pm #1877

    Breeding Dogs to WinBreeding Dogs To Win
    Dog breeding, pedigree analysis, formula breeding, new breeding methods, improving traits and characteristics
    Available at Amazon

  • August 31, 2015 at 4:04 pm #1803

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