Why do dogs do that?

real answers to the curious things dogs do by Kim Campbell Thornton

Publisher: BowTie Press in Irvine, Calif

Written in English
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  • Dogs -- Behavior -- Miscellanea,
  • Dogs -- Training -- Miscellanea,
  • Dogs -- Humor

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Kim Campbell Thornton.
GenreMiscellanea, Humor
LC ClassificationsSF433 .T545 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23534793M
ISBN 109781933958842
LC Control Number2009022908

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