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Subject: Book for animal lovers
Date Posted: 9/5/2007 10:04 AM ET
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For everyone who has loved James Herriot's stories or books about animals, this book is wonderful:


There is one copy currently available in the system or you can order it via Flylady's web site - this is her vet that wrote this book. He self-published it and I don't think it is available anywhere else yet.

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Date Posted: 9/6/2007 7:49 AM ET
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Funny you should mention it Bren, I'm going to put this book   http://www.goodgoodpig.com/  on hold when I get to work this monring!

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Date Posted: 9/6/2007 10:34 AM ET
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This is my first post in the discussion forums.  I read them a lot for book ideas - but have never posted.  But i read this subject and HAD to post.  Animals are my passion.  I am involved in animal rescue and dog training and have 3 dogs of my own.  I'll try to keep my list brief.

Best Training/Dog Care:

  1. The Perfect Puppy by Gwen Bailey
  2. Puppy School by Gwen Bailey
  3. Sirius Puppy Training by Ian Dunbar

Best Dog Stories/General Reading

  1. Animals as Teachers and Healer by Susan Chernak McElroy
  2. Animals as Guides for the Soul by Susan Chernak McElroy
  3. Dog Series by Susan Conant


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Date Posted: 9/6/2007 12:04 PM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2006
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Gerald Durrell - My Family and Other Animals and The Whispering Land. among many many others. Unique mixes of conservation, family memoir, travel stories, and lots of animals. Delightful stuff.

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Date Posted: 9/7/2007 7:49 AM ET
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HI JIll! There are plenty of animal lovers on this site!

I am owned by a retired racing greyhound!

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Date Posted: 9/7/2007 3:43 PM ET
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I have a James Herriot book available if anybody is interested.

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Date Posted: 9/8/2007 10:27 AM ET
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For anyone who likes chickens, Hen & the Art of Chicken Maintenance is a funny and touching book.  It is one man's account of raising a few backyard chickens in England.  Guaranteed to make you want a few hens of your own. ;-)

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