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Old June 17th, 2004, 10:50 PM
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Good Dog Books?

I love reading books about dogs, but I find that it's hard to find good ones. I like innovative books and I prefer communication or relationship books to books that deal with specific breeds or care. It's not that I don't like these, I just find that once you read one, you've read them all. So far here are the ones I have read:

- Boxers for Dummies
- Training your Boxer
- Metrodog
- Bones would rain from the sky

I am reading "How to be your dog's best friend" by the Monks of New Skete, and I have purchased "The well mannered dog" and have not yet read it.

I just wanted to know if any of you have any good books to recommend. I would love to have your reviews of good books you have read

Thanks!
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Old June 18th, 2004, 05:16 PM
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Wow, I just finnished a really good book called "Beyond Basic Dog Training" by Diane L. Bauman. It's about the best book you can find, and out of all the hundreds of dog books I've read, it would rate high above the others.

There is also "How to Raise a Puppy you can Live with" I can't remember the name of the person who wrote it, but it is available a lot of places.

Hope this helps.
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Old June 18th, 2004, 06:09 PM
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Funny...


Okay, my absolute favorite author Is Carl Hiaasen. www.carlhiaasen.com. (I think that is the link)

My cancer coach Jackie gave me the fiction novel " Sick Puppy" in 1999 and I have been hooked ever since. It is hilarious and the main charactor is someone we all wish we were at one time or another.

I love all of his books, I am on my 6th now.

He's a Florida native too, and has a daily column with the Miami Herald, along side Dave Barry.
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Old June 18th, 2004, 06:15 PM
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Yeh for me! The link works!



*patting self on back*...I have never been to good at this 'puter stuff.


You may go back to your lives now...
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Old June 18th, 2004, 06:21 PM
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Wow, thanks, i'll be sure to checl those out! I find that most books contain the same info, and it gets boring to read. My dog sits when asked, I don't need to read about it over and over again. I like original information and tricks. These books are hard to find.

Thanks again!
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Old June 18th, 2004, 07:48 PM
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There's a "Chicken Soup for Animal Lovers" that is full of neat true stories about amazing pets.
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