Felt Dogs (aka the cutest book ever).

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Felt Dogs is an adorable craft book that teaches you how to make little dogs from felt. The book is packed full of different breeds to delight any dog lover. The book teaches a technique called needle felting. I also loved the step by step photos in the book, which makes it easy for beginners or experts to follow. And of course, the book is full of such darling photos it’s easy to forget that the book is about crafting.

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A DOG’S WAY HOME book and Blu-Ray giveaway

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Based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A DOG’S WAY HOME finds its way onto Digital March 26 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on April 9 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film chronicles the heartwarming … Continue reading →

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Cooking With Cats Coloring Book (and a giveaway)

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This book combines all of those wonderful things together for a fun coloring experience! Do you love cats? What about food? Do you also like to color? The cats take the cake in their “food cosplay”, such as cat sushi. … Continue reading → cats

2017 149

Book: Shift Your Habit

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We recently got a review copy of a great new book called Shift Your Habit: Easy Ways to Save Money, Simplify Your Life, and Save the Planet , which is going to be available on March 9th. We really enjoyed the book a lot! The author, Elizabeth Rogers, is also the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Green Book. The book offers tips for every part of life. Book: Shift Your Habit originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on March 1, 2010.

2010 138

Book: The Lost Dogs

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I got the chance to read this book, and it is absolutely engrossing. The book is broken down into three sections. This case brought dog fighting to the minds of many who had never heard of it before, and this book helps spread the message. You can find The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption on Amazon, and anywhere books are sold. Book: The Lost Dogs originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 16, 2010.

Write a Book--Together

Animal Person

In " Is This the Future of the Digital Book? " The one that caught my eye as useful for vegans and the animal rights community is: WEBook, a venture-backed start-up in New York, allows people to collaborate on writing books and is working on new ways to let readers give writers real-time feedback on their work. Check out WEBook 's site, where you can read and vote on the writing of others, become a top reviewer like at Amazon, and submit a book to be published.

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WCS Dogs Book Winner

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We would like to announce the winner of the Worst Case Scenario Dogs book, and also tell you about a chance to win another great book from the WCS line! Second, if you would like to know something from the people at Worst Case Scenario, and have a chance to win a copy of one of their books, visit this post and leave your comment. WCS Dogs Book Winner originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 2, 2009

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New Book on Michael Vick Case

Critter News

A new book has come out about the Vick case. You can read about it here.

On Children's Books, Introverts & Films

Animal Person

First, Chris directed me to ePub Bud , which appears to be a timely and fantastic idea given my recent plea for more books for children about veganism. In addition, it looks like a great way to get your book into ePub form (and here 's how to read it) no matter what age your audience is. Tags: Activism Books Ethics Language ePub Introverts Jamie Oliver The End of the Line What's on Your Plate

2010 101

Book: Scent of the Missing

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I recently got a chance to read a book called Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog. The book is an amazing and heartfelt look at the unique partnership and bond that search and rescue dogs have with their handlers. The book follows the story of Susannah and her dog Puzzle. I am excited to share an article from the book’s author and I hope that you enjoy it. Tags: books

2010 109

Becoming Sensitized to Animals in Books

Critter News

Over the years, I've noticed that the role of animals jumps out at me in any book I read. It's a book by Tracy Kidder about Dr. Paul Farmer, an international health advocate who made his name from his work in Haiti and his fight against Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR). While his work is amazing, I personally believe he has a real martyr complex and a huge ego that is carefully hidden in the book, but that's another issue. It's stuck in my mind and tainted the book.

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Looking for Books about Animal Experimentation

Critter News

I've finally decided to take the plunge and really learn about animal experimentation. It's a horrible topic and I post news articles about the abuses from time to time. But I want to be able to argue about it intelligently, citing science, not just morals. Apparently, there is a lot of argument out there than animal experimentation is even good for humans. Many times tests fail. A drug may work on an animal, but fail miserably on a human. Or vice versa.

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New Book on Animal Rights Activism

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The most constructive part of the book (and possibly the most shocking to those who are only peripherally familiar with the vegetarian movement and who might therefore expect radicalism) is the authors' discussion of tolerance in all activities. Tags: activism book reviews It's titled "The Animal Activists' Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World" by Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich. One guy runs Vegan Outreach and the other is a VP at PETA (they have those?).

"Earthlings" Available as Audio Book

Critter News

For those who can't handle the visuals, now it's available as an audio book. "Earthlings" is a film about animal abuse narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. I've never watched it, but heard it talked about on a vegan podcast. It's supposed to be so intense, it turns people into vegans (Ellen DeGeneres for one.) Earthlings is a feature-length documentary about how dependent human beings are on animals, primarily in five key areas: pets, food, clothing, entertainment and science.

New Book on Ethics of Meat-Eating

Critter News

I'm trying to come up with a book for my book club about animal rights. Sounds pretty powerful. What do I choose? All of them are meat eaters, two because their "doctors" told them they had to eat meat. One is a huge supporter of animal research. I don't want anything too radical and was thinking about Dominion by Matthew Scully. But now we have "Eating Animals,"by Jonathan Safran Foer.

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New Book Looks at Humanity's Role in the Next Extinction

Critter News

Another book I want to read! Her last book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe, outlined evidence collated from sites across the planet showing how global warming is changing the world. The book was well reviewed on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Observer praising it as "a superbly crafted, diligently compressed vision of a world spiralling towards destruction". Tags: climate global warming extinction books endangered species I'm a glutton for depressing punishment!

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Books for Animal Lovers; May Edition

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We always love reading books about animals, and from time to time we get to review new books to share with our readers! This book explores the special connection and bond between humans and dogs. It’s a very interesting read, and anyone who has had a love of dogs, or any other animal for that matter, will enjoy this book. An adorable book, full of adorable photos and a great message of how love. This illustrated book is a real gem!

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Publish Your Own AR Book or Magazine

Animal Person

My clients have always been a combination of experts who already have book deals with large publishers, and entrepreneurs who say Why on Earth would I let them take so much of my potential profits? The latter form a publishing company, get their own block of ISBNs (like Social Security numbers for publications of all kinds), and print and distribute the books themselves (or outsource those parts). Tags: Books Current Affairs Economics

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"Change of Heart": New Book about Animal Activism

Critter News

We received an email about a new book being released by Lantern Books. Rory Freedman, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch, proclaims “If you want to create a better world, read this book!” It's called "Change Of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change." The author is Nick Cooney and he's the Director of The Humane League, an animal advocacy non-profit with offices in Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington DC. In the author's words.

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On Thanking Slaughtered Sheep for Book Awards

Animal Person

Well, she apparently did such a great job convincing the folks at the Minnesota Book Awards that you can claim to love animals and then send them to slaughter, that not only was she a finalist for their award, but she won it. Did I thank the Loft Literary Center for all its support, or the Friends of the Saint Paul Library for hosting the MN Book Awards? Tags: Books Current Affairs Ethics Jenny sent me a link to a remarkably-ironic story that was very tough to get through.

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The Book That Saved Derrick Jensen's Life

Animal Person

The book, which I have not read, that saved Derrick Jensen 's life is called The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability by Lierre Keith, who was a vegan for 20 years, suffered serious medical problems, and started feeling better when she recommenced eating animals. Here' s a review by vegetarian Mark Hand, who still eschewed "meat" even after reading the book. Throughout the book, Keith mocks vegetarians and vegans. Tags: Activism Books Ethics

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Book Chronicles History of Animal Rights

Critter News

The Longest Struggle: Animal Advocacy from Pythagoras to PETA by Norm Phelps came out in 2007. Worth a look. In a brisk, readable narrative, The Longest Struggle traces the campaigns of animal rights pioneers like Henry Spira, Alex Hershaft, and Ingrid Newkirk, as well as leaders who have come more recently on the scene like Heidi Prescott, Karen Davis, and Bruce Friedrich.

New Book Shows Mark Twain an Early Advocate Against Animal Cruelty

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A new book by author and Stanford professor Shelly Fisher Fishkin reveals that Mark Twain was an early advocate against animal cruelty. Called Mark Twain's Book of Animals , the book contains a number of his writing about animals. Another text in the book--from an unpublished piece of autobiographical writing -- makes it clear that Twain based this account on an experience he had himself as a child (“Assassin”).

Arthur The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home

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I was provided a copy of the book Arthur for my review, and the publisher is providing copies for our giveaway. Do you remember the news story not so long ago about a plucky little dog who joined a team … Continue reading → books dogs giveaways

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Love Can Be: A Literary Collection About Our Animals

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When we were offered a chance to read the new book “Love Can Be: A Literary Collection About Our Animals” we couldn’t wait to dive into it. Not only does it celebrate the love we share with animals, proceeds go … Continue reading → books

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Cats I’ve Known (and a giveaway)

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We had the chance to read a fun new book called Cats I’ve Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored. It is full of stories of all the cats the author has known and loved, each cat having it’s … Continue reading → books cats giveaways

2017 126

Pets Aplenty Blog Tour

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Pets Aplenty is a humorous book written by Malcolm Welshman, a retired vet who has worked at London Zoo, in a small animal hospital, and as a consultant dealing with exotics. This is actually the third book in his vet series. I haven’t read the first two books, but it didn’t effect the enjoyment of reading this story at all. So, let’s chat about the book! Disclosure: SilverWood Books provided an e-book for my review. books

2014 197

Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean

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Dolphins have always fascinated me, so when we got offered a review copy of the book Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean, I was very excited to read it. There is something about dolphins that capture our imagination, and if you … Continue reading → books wildlife

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Dog Medicine; How My Dog Saved Me From Myself

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books dogs pet storiesIn this touching memoir Julie Barton shares how powerful puppy love can be. Dog Medicine, shares the power of the human animal bond, as Julie recalls the darkest point in her life. A year out of college, she was struggling … Continue reading → The post Dog Medicine; How My Dog Saved Me From Myself appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

2015 209

Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life

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We always love it when we get a chance to read about how dogs help people, and the book Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life certainly fits … Continue reading → The post Pound For Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. books

2016 138

How To Have A Very Bad Dog (and a giveaway)!

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This is a hilarious little book all about how to ruin your dog! This fun little book comes from one of our favorite sites, Knock Knock. Thanks to Knock Knock for providing the prize for this giveaway, and a copy of the book for my review! books giveaways just for fun Or as the cover says, how to ruin your pooch deliberately and with skill! It covers everything, from how to choose your future bad dog, to what types of accessories to get for it.

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Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

Animal Person

Much of the book deals with topics vegans have likely pondered, likely frequently. And this is partly what’s so disappointing about the message of this book: Herzog amasses the research, and sees and does things that involve tremendous suffering and injustice. My frustration is evident in the comments I’ve carved across the pages that make it impossible for me to now donate the book to my local library. .

2011 172

Dillie the Deer (and a giveaway)

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booksDo you love charming stories? What about charming stories that involve a deer? If you said yes to either of these questions, Dillie the Deer is for you! Be sure to read to the bottom of the post too for … Continue reading → The post Dillie the Deer (and a giveaway) appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

2015 169

"Thin Green Line" Surveys Wildlife Crime in UK

Critter News

Here's another book I'll need to add to my list. Tags: wildlife crime UK books endangered species

Great books for animal loving kids!

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Today I am going to share two adorable books with you! We got to see one for ourselves, … Continue reading → The post Great books for animal loving kids! books gifts for pet loversAs the holiday season gets nearer, you might be looking for a great gift for the pet loving kids in your life. appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

2016 170

Chaser, the dog that knows 1000 words! #Chaser1000

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In the book, Chaser : Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words , we follow the progress of a border collie as she learns the names of various toys. The book is a very interesting read. Reading about how Chaser was being taught, and what it could mean if John could indeed show that Chaser was learning language, made this a very fun book. Well, you will just have to read the book to find out! I have been compensated for my review of this book.

2013 177

Dogs with Old Man Faces

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Dogs with Old Man Faces: Portraits of Crotchety Canines is a delightful little book full of photos of dogs with, you guessed it, old man faces. books Each old dog also has funny captions on the page next to them, such as; “Pedro likes Old Spice and Sinatra,” “Jack enjoys a hot cup of Sanka,” and “Chet is still upset they cancelled Matlock.” ” We loved this fun tribute to senior dogs, who still have what it takes to make us smile!

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War Dogs

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War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love is an amazing book about truly amazing dogs. books We often hear about dogs serving together with our military, but seldom do we get to hear their stories. In War Dogs, we get to learn more about the furry fighters, those they serve with, and so much more. I loved learning about how dogs first came to be soldiers. It was also interesting to see the photos and read accounts about dog heroes.

2014 158

What Would Jesus NOT Do?

Animal Person

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On "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Animal Person

The good news is that if you know someone who needs to be schooled on all of the sordid details of factory farming, and appreciates good writing, this is a great book. Also, if, like me, you know someone who appreciates the things we do with language to mask the reality of our behavior, this is a great book. Furthermore, if you know someone who is new to parenting and suddenly confronted with questions of what to feed a child and why, this is a great book.

Animal Cruelty and Richard Russo

Critter News

Has anyone ever read Richard Russo's book "Straight Man?" I've googled this and can't find a single critique of the book that mentions that he is making a joke out of animal cruelty. Tags: animal cruelty books He uses geese killing at a fictional university as a comedic subplot. It's not funny at all. Why wasn't it noted by someone somewhere?

Unlikely Companions

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As an … Continue reading → booksUnlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor (or, What Friends Feathered, Furred, and Scaled Have Taught Me about Life and Love) is a fun read about what it is like to be an exotic pet vet.

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Animal Ethics

Peter Singer reviews Wayne Pacelle's new book