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Interview: Jim Gorant, author of “The Lost Dogs” and “Wallace”

Jim Gorant, senior edior at Sports Illustrated, has written “Wallace,” a book about a pit bull saved from death row who became a disc-dog champion.

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‘The Accessible Pet, Equine and Livestock Herbal’ covers herbals and essential oils

“The Accessible Pet, Equine and Livestock Herbal” by Katherine A. Drovdahl is a guide to herb and essential oil use with creatures from farm animals to exotics to reptiles to bees. The info is in an easy-to-follow format that helps … Continue reading

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Check out ‘Good Dog!’ and ‘Good Cat!’ by Steve Dale

Through his nationally syndicated pet column, radio programs, podcasts and television appearances, Steve Dale advises pet owners nationwide on everything from controversial pet legislation to calming an anxious cat. I recently spoke with Steve about his new e-books, “Good Dog!” … Continue reading

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‘Our Little Kat King’

“Our Little Kat King: A Mutts Treasury,” by Patrick McDonnell, includes nearly two years’ worth of “Mutts” comic strips featuring Earl and Mooch. Not familiar with “Mutts”? Check out www.muttscomics.com. Published in October by Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4494-0800-8. $18.99 … Continue reading

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‘My Dog is Deaf — But Lives Life to the Full!’

“My Dog is Deaf — But Lives Life to the Full!: A Practical Guide for Owners,” by Jennifer Willms, published in October 2011 by Hubble & Hattie, www.hubbleandhattie.com; ISBN-13: 978-1-84584-381-6; $19.95 paperback. Excerpt: “A lot of puppies that are born … Continue reading

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‘Wagging Tails in Heaven’

“Wagging Tails in Heaven: The Gift of Our Pets’ Everlasting Love,” by Gary Kurz, published in May 2011 by Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp., www.kensingtonbooks.com, coldnosesbook.com; ISBN: 78-0-8065-3447-3; $12.95 paperback. Gary Kurz offers reassuring evidence of an animal afterlife through … Continue reading

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‘Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates’

“Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates: A Book of Hope for Those Who Have Lost a Pet,” by Gary Kurz, published in 2008 by Citadel Press, www.kensingtonbooks.com. Previously published in 1997 and 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0-8065-2887-8; $12.95 paperback. After experiencing intense … Continue reading

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‘The Moral Lives of Animals’

“The Moral Lives of Animals,” by Dale Peterson, published in March 2011 by Bloomsbury Press, ISBN: 978-1-59691-424-7; $26 hardcover “The Moral Lives of Animals” ponders the question of whether animals other than humans have a moral sense. Although many people … Continue reading

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‘A Pug’s Tale’

“A Pug’s Tale,” by Alison Pace, published June 2011 by Berkley Publishing Group. ISBN: 978-0-425-24119-6; $15 paperback. “A Pug’s Tale” is a mystery taking place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where a painting goes missing and Met employee Hope … Continue reading

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‘Curious Critters’

“Curious Critters”, www.curious-critters.com, by David FitzSimmons, printed by Reliance Printing in China, September 2011; ISBN: 978-193660769-3, $19.95 hardcover. This book, the first in a series, has beautiful, colorful, close-up photos of animals and insects on white backgrounds, which really makes … Continue reading

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