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“It’s a Dog’s World:
The Savvy Guide to Four-Legged Living”

By Wendy Diamond. Ballantine Books.  $25. If you like glitz and own a Velcro dog, then you’ll enjoy this chatty, self-absorbed read. Diamond, the founder and executive editor of Animal Fair magazine who coined term “pet lifestyle,” talks diet, party, makeover, fashion and travel in this powdery , yet passionate, chic guide. Diamond’s advice varies […]

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Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

By Bradley Trevor Greive. Photographs by Rachel Hale. Andrews McMeel Publishing. $19.99. The title says it all here. If you’re a dog fancier, you’ll love it. But cat fans will find this, well, uh, disgusting, clueless, upsetting, repugnant, or you fill in the blanks. Greive’s text and Hale’s superb photos complement each other beautifully throughout […]

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Keeping Our Four-Legged Forces Healthy

“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion”. —Unknown Fort Lewis’ highly trained Stryker Brigades are the public face of the […]

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Red Dog Rising

by Jeff Schettler. Alpine Publications. $12.95. Looking for adventure? Then grab a copy of this brisk-moving, 243-page portrait of a guy and his dog. This isn’t just any guy or any dog. One’s a dedicated cop and the other is his incredible K9 partner Ronin, a bloodhound. Schettler richly details all facets of each case […]

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Dogs Are From Neptune

Second edition, by Jean Donaldson. Dogwise Publishing. $14.95. If you own a problem dog or know someone who does, “Dear Jean” is here to help. This deft presentation and laser-like focus of each subject is both fascinating and spot on. It should be, for the resourceful Donaldson, founder and director of the San Francisco SPCA […]

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