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A fun, entertaining book, but doesn't live up to its promises.

Advantages: Fun to read, good stories
Disadvantages: Lacking facts and evidence, doesn't really fit the title or description.

...Despite my mediocre rating, this is by no means a bad book. It is fun to read and highly entertaining. I just feel that it didn't quite live up to the claims made in the title and the product description. I was expecting something a bit more scientific, ...

Marge3781 10.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Modern Dog - Stanley Coren

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Love dogs? It would be a SHAME not to 'read' this book!

Advantages: Very funny
Disadvantages: None, unless you're not keen on dogs...

...Apparently 'dog shaming' became an internet craze last year. I must have somehow missed this phenomenon because the first time I had heard of dog shaming was when I came across a book in Waterstones around Christmas time last year. What mostly attracted m ...

karalouk 02.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Dog Shaming - Pascale Lemire

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Excellent advice for training the perfect recall

Advantages: Clear, useful information on training the recall.
Disadvantages: Not very exciting, some editing errors.

'Total Recall' is 248 pages devoted to one topic only - teaching your dog to come when called. This might sound a little boring, and to be perfectly honest, it was at times, but I still feel this is one of the best books I have come across on training. Tr ...

Marge3781 08.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Total Recall - Pippa Mattinson

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Archie & 9 Other Wonderful Dogs not all Guide Dogs Heartwarming

Advantages: 10 Easy to follow true stories
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Archie Hero in Training Samantha Hay Following on from the Paul O'Grady television programme in 2013, hopefully there is raised awareness of the Guide Dogs for the Blind and this book would work extremely well as a forerunner of a Guide Dogs visit to a ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 16.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Archie Hero in Training - Samantha Hay

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A handy book on the birds of the Seychelles

Advantages: Good informative book, paperback and lightweight
Disadvantages: None for me but of specialised interest

...I wanted to buy a bird book of the birds of the Seychelles before my trip there so I looked around at what was available and discovered that there have actually been very few books published on the subject. This surprised me somewhat since the Seychelles ...

micksheff 06.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Birds of Seychelles - Adrian Skerrett, Ian Bullock, Tony Disley

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