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Titel: Dogs with Jobs
Verlag: Pocket Books, US
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition
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Inhaltsangabe: From the creators of the upcoming thirteen-part television series "Dogs with Jobs," this beautifully illustrated volume offers a delightful portrayal of the world's amazing working dogs, who accomplish incredible tasks in ways humans never could. Award-winning author Merrily Weisbord and veterinarian Kim Kachanoff (a mother-daughter team) profile the vital, heartwarming lives of these remarkable creatures in this ultimate treasure trove for dog lovers everywhere.
Brimming with color and black-and-white photos, "Dogs With Jobs" tells the true stories of those who rescue, detect, entertain, herd, protect, and serve for a living -- including
Star -- the Black Lab arson dog who sniffs out fire-starting chemicals better than any known detection equipment
Yanka and King -- a German Shepherd team that clears Bosnian land mines 100 times faster than any human
Honey Hurricane -- a Cocker Spaniel who coaxes nursing-home patients to smile and laugh again
Elmer -- an Alaskan Husky who leads the team in Alaska's famous sled dog race, the Iditarod
Snooper -- the eco-Beagle who locates infestations of wood-destroying termites
...and many more. From exotic locales around the globe to our everyday homes and workplaces, get to know the wonder dogs who track and capture fugitives * sense the warning signs of epileptic seizures in their owners * rescue earthquake victims * dive from water-rescue helicopters * assist the physically disabled * compete internationally *locate missing pets *safeguard forests and endangered species and more. You will be amazed by the brave, dedicated, and loving acts of these astounding "Dogs With Jobs."
Inhaltsangabe: From the creators of the upcoming PBS television series special of the same name, Dogs with Jobs is a charming, fascinating, fully illustrated volume of the world's most amazing working dogs--the ultimate gift for dog lovers. Three 8-page color photo inserts.
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