Old Dogs: Are the Best Dogs

There is the dog who thinks he is a house cat; the herder, the gourmand, the fetcher, the diplomat, the singer, the laughable clown, the politician, the patrician, the lovable lout, the amiable dope, the escape artist, the daredevil, the demolition artist, the punk and the peacock, the schemer, and the thief.

Plus, as a special bonus, you will find the first Latvian elkhounds ever photographed. If you've known a favorite old dog, you'll find him or her on these pages. In this collection of profiles and photographs, and best, Weingarten and Williamson document the unique appeal of man's best friend in his or her last, years.

. Featuring sixty black-and-white photographs of old dogs shot by Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Michael S. Old dogs is a glorious gift book and a fitting tribute to that one dog you can't ever forget. Simon Schuster. It is when a dog attains a special sort of dignity and a charm all his own. Williamson and narrated by washington Post staffer and columnist Gene Weingarten, this is a perfect collection for dog lovers that celebrates “man’s best friend.

Anyone who has ever loved an old dog will love Old Dogs. This book is a tribute to every dog who has made it to that time of life when the hearing and eyesight begin to go, but when other, when the step becomes uncertain, richer traits ripen and coalesce. Your dog might go by a different name and have a different shape, but you'll recognize him or her by the look in an eye or the contours of a life story.

Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age

In their aged, joy, imperfect faces, he saw a depth of life, and wisdom missing from more youthful subjects. A stunning and indelible collection of portraits and stories that capture dogs of a certain age in all their patchy, and devoted glory—an homage to man’s best friend, scruffy, jowly, based on the popular international photography project.

The dogs in old faithful are well worn, well loved, and well on in years. He gathered these rich and powerful portraits into a web series he called “Old Faithful. The reaction was instant—and astounding—from media outlets as diverse as Huffington Post and BuzzFeed to Esquire and ABC, to thousands of people around the globe who reached out to Thorne with their heartwarming stories of their own faithful companions.

After his grandmother’s 100th birthday party, photographer and dog lover Pete Thorne found himself taking photos of elderly dogs. Old faithful” became a shared platform for dog lovers all over the world. Based on his web series, old faithful features dozens of color photographs that bring these dogs vividly into focus, accompanied by poignant descriptive sketches that capture the spirit and personality of each, illuminate his life and experiences, and celebrate the shared relationship with a beloved human companion.

A sweet and moving keepsake, and offers profound lessons for all of us, Old Faithful demonstrates that aging can be beautiful, no matter our age. Harper Design. The photos triggered a wide variety of emotions, eliciting smiles and tears, and unleashing a flood of anecdotes and memories.

Devoted: 38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life With Dogs

National Geographic Society. Unlikely friendships meets Marley and Me. This heartwarming gift book from national geographic presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos—dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who detect cancer, dogs who learn to surf, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted.

Harper Design. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.

My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts

Harper Design. With gorgeous, true tales of “old dogs learning new tricks, funny, joyful photographs and sweet, ” Coffey and Fusaro show that adopting a senior can be even more rewarding than choosing a younger dog. National bestseller“no dog should Die Alone" was the attention-grabbing — and heart-stirring — headline of journalist Laura T.

While generally calm, and already house-trained, easy, these animals often represent the highest-risk population at shelters. National Geographic Society. Coffey’s today show website story about photographer Lori Fusaro’s work with senior shelter pets. They may be slower moving and a tad less exuberant than puppies, earnest devotion, but these pooches prove that adopting a senior brings immeasurable joy, and unconditional love.

You’ll meet endearing elders like marnie, a soulful nine-year-old dog adopted by elderly nuns; george clooney’s cocker spaniel, the funny little senior dog who got adopted by "Humans of New York" creator Brandon Stanton and "Susie's Senior Dogs" founder Erin Stanton; and Bretagne, the irresistible shih tzu who has posed for selfies with Tina Fey, James Franco, Einstein; Susie, and Betty White; Remy, the last known surviving search dog from Ground Zero.


Finding Home: Shelter Dogs and Their Stories

Through extended features we become better acquainted with the personalities and life stories of selected dogs and watch as they experience the sometimes rocky and always emotional transition to new homes. National Geographic Society. Scott began photographing these dogs in 2005 as a volunteer at animal shelters.

Harper Design. Her first book, each with indomitable character and spirit: morrissey, who suffered from anxietyrelated behaviors brought on by shelter life until adopted by a family with four children; Chloe, a pit bull, and in this follow-up, retired racing greyhounds; and Bingley, surrendered to a shelter by a family with allergies; Gabriel and Cody, Scott introduces a new collection of canine subjects, was a runaway success, Shelter Dogs, a young chocolate Lab mix, a dog who lost his hearing during a drug bust but was brought home by a loving family that has risen to the challenge of living with a deaf dog.

Bold, sparkling, serious, retiring, or lovable—the dogs in Traer Scott's remarkable photographs regard us with humor, dignity, quirky, and an abundance of feeling. The portraits in finding home form an eloquent plea for the urgent need for more adoptive families, as well as a tribute to dogs everywhere.

Traer scott and princeton architectural press are donating a portion of the proceeds from Finding Home to two dog rescue organizations: Providence Animal Rescue League and Handsome Dan's Rescue.

Unconditional: Older Dogs, Deeper Love

National Geographic Society. This book is a one-of-a-kind celebration of humans’ special bond with, and love for,  their senior dogs. Since 2012, photographer jane sobel klonsky has traveled the United States with one mission: to capture images and stories that focus on the powerful relationship between dogs in the twilight of their lives and the people they share their life with.

A book for any dog lover who appreciates the connection, unconditional love, and bond that can only be provided by a canine companion. National Geographic Society. Experience the deeper, sweeter love of senior dogs with this captivating National Geographic collection of photographs and anecdotes. Harper Design.


Beautiful Old Dogs: A Loving Tribute to Our Senior Best Friends

It will inspire many readers to get involved in senior dog rescue and adoption, as it honors our senior best friends and explores their current state of care and custody in an informative appendix. This book features the exquisite photography of the late Garry Gross, a noted fashion photographer during the 60s, 70s and 80s who, after becoming a highly successful dog trainer in New York City, turned his camera lens towards dogs.

Dogs with soul in their eyes. David tabatsky has collected gross's photographs here, insightful, christopher Durang, with contributions from Anna Quindlen, Doris Day, funny, Ally Sheedy, Marlo Thomas, Dean Koontz, and carefully curated an accompanying selection of moving, and uplifting essays and short pieces by a range of writers, and many more.

Gandhi once said, "the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way that its animals are treated. How people regard older animals is especially revealing. The older the better, " Gross said. Harper Design. A charming, delightfully photographed tribute to the older dog, with essays and poetry.

Gross, along with victoria stilwell from animal planet's It's Me or the Dog, founded Dog Trainers of New York in 2002, and became devoted to highlighting the plight and value of senior dogs. Used book in Good Condition. Beautiful old dogs is a heartfelt, emotional, passionate tribute to old dogs.

The Black Dogs Project: Extraordinary Black Dogs and Why We Can't Forget Them

A portion of all proceeds for Black Dogs Project will be donated to labradors and friends. Known as "black dog syndrome" in animal shelters and rescues, it refers to the unfortunate phenomenon that black dogs are frequently the LAST dogs to be adopted and the FIRST dogs to be euthanized in rescue shelters.

He called the photo series, and the stunning photographs have been shared worldwide, The Black Dogs Project, spreading awareness and attention to the problem. Used book in Good Condition. Harper Design. National Geographic Society. National Geographic Society. Race Point Publishing. Levy decided to turn his camera lens to black dogs, showing the world how beautiful they truly are.

Combat black dog syndrome worldwide; a portion of all proceeds from Black Dog Project will be donated to black dog rescue. One of tumblr's most viral blogs of 2014, the Black Dogs Project is a stunning photo series by animal photographer Fred Levy. Not only does the phenomenon exist, but he discovered it's an epidemic.

Animal photographer Fred Levy couldn't believe that it was true, so he began talking with shelters.

Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs

Race Point Publishing. Heart-warming photographs and touching anecdotes bring to life thirty-eight caring canines who have served the people who mean the most to them, from a German Shepherd who leads a blind man on his marathon training mssion to a belly rub-loving Sheltie who supports at-risk youth in the classroom.

National geographic. This treasury features heartwarming photographs and touching stories of dedicated working dogs who have gone above and beyond the call of duty and proven themselves as true heroes. This special collection of dog stories and photographs features four-legged heroes who have worked side by side with soldiers, changed families' lives through emotional support, searched the wreckage of natural and man-made disasters, and administered aid around the world and at home in the United States.

National Geographic Society. For anyone who has experienced the extraordinary affection of a dog, Loyal is a lasting celebration of the joys of canine companionship. National Geographic Society. Harper Design. Used book in Good Condition.

Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things

Race Point Publishing. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, even if you can’t “shed” them completely - How to set the world right, lives with, Zheutlin reveals the surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us, one dog at a time   For anyone who loves, or has ever wanted a dog, such as:   - How to “walk a mile in a dog’s paws” to get a brand-new perspective - Living with a dog is not one continuous Hallmark moment—but it’s never dull! - Why having a dog helps you see your faults and quirks in a new light, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better too.

National Geographic Society. National Geographic Society. Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselvesAs seen on BuzzFeed’s "Best Books Gift Guide"  In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs.

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Old Friends: Great Dogs on the Good Life

National Geographic Society. National geographic. National Geographic Society. Sage and tender moments are caught on film and are paired with captions that reveal each dog's age and their secrets for a long and happy life, lift and pee on every tree, lift and pee, such as Tonto 12: "Lift and pee, " and Kelsey 11: "Never let little dogs with bows in their hair get the best of you.

These are dogs who know how to live life fully and recognize its priorities like bacon. Old friends is the perfect gift for dog owners and everyone who hopes to age gracefully in the canine spirit. Used book in Good Condition. Race Point Publishing. Old dogs know plenty of tricks for staying young at heart - and here they are! This humorous and loving collection of duotone portraits captures the golden years of humanity's best friends and most faithful companions.

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