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Nellie at Rest!
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels by D. Caroline CoileAlthough its ancestors were hunting dogs, the playful, child-tolerant Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has easily adapted to household living and makes a wonderful pet. This new title in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series advises and instructs current and soon-to-be pet owners on all aspects of the animal's care. Filled with color photos and useful line art, all books in this series present information on housing, feeding, health care, the title animal's traits--and where applicable, on grooming, training, and breeding. Many of the nearly 200 titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series focus on dogs and cats of many different breeds. Other titles are written for owners of birds and mammals that are suitable as pets. Aquarium and terrarium hobbyists will also find titles that advise on care of different fish, reptile, and amphibian species. Each book in the series is written by an expert trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist.
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
My Nellie is famous for her snoring. She has the ability to keep us awake at night.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel by Norma MoffatYour Happy Healthy Pet The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are equally at home in a castle or a condo, the city or the country. Elegant in appearance but energetic and affectionate in nature, they're the perfect companions for families with children, empty nesters, or retirees. This guide covers: * Choosing your Cavalier * Things you'll need to make your pup feel at home * Feeding and grooming, including combing and checking the trademark ears * Healthcare and the importance of regular exercise * Training and housetraining your Cavalier * Bonus chapters available on companion Web site Lively, yet loving, your Cavalier will enjoy keeping you company, whether that entails bustling beside you on a walk or snuggling cozily on your lap
A Dog's Life by Ann M. MartinNewbery Honor author Ann Martin's "heartwrenching and heartwarming" (Kirkus) dog story, now in paperback, with After Words bonus material. Squirrel and her brother Bone begin their lives in a toolshed behind someone's summer house. Their mother nurtures them and teaches them the many skills they will need to survive as stray dogs. But when their mother is taken from them suddenly and too soon, the puppies are forced to make their own way in the world, facing humans both gentle and brutal, busy highways, other animals, and the changing seasons. When Bone and Squirrel become separated, Squirrel must fend for herself, and in the process makes two friends who in very different ways define her fate.
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Just Me and My Puppy by Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)Even though Puppy misbehaves, he makes a wonderful pet.
Publication Date: 1998-06-30
Devoted by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming gift book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos--dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted.
Ellie's Story by W. Bruce Cameron
Publication Date: 2015-04-14
From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of theNew York Times andUSA Today bestselling novelA Dog's Purpose, which is now a major motion picture! Ellie's Story is a heartwarming illustrated novel adapted for young readers from the beloved andNew York Times bestsellingA Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. Ellie is a very special dog with a very important purpose. From puppyhood, Ellie has been trained as a search-and-rescue dog. She can track down a lost child in a forest or an injured victim under a fallen building. She finds people. She saves them. It's what she was meant to do. But Ellie must do more. Her handlers--widowed Jakob, lonely Maya--need her too. People can be lost in many ways, and to do the job she was born to do, Ellie needs to find a way to save the people she loves best. Ellie's Story is an inspiring tale for young animal lovers. Adorable black-and-white illustrations by Richard Cowdrey bring Ellie and her world to life. A discussion and activity guide at the end of the book will help promote family and classroom discussions aboutEllie's Storyand the insights it provides about humankind's best friends.