By Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler used to be 40 years outdated and dealing with an existential crisis—which made him now not too diversified from near to any other middle-aged man in l. a.. Then he met pleasure, a lady dedicated to the reason for dogs rescue. "Love me, love my dogs," used to be her rule, and never having any larger principles, Steven took it to center. including their pack of 8 dogs—then fifteen canines, then twenty-five canine, then, good, they misplaced count—Steven and pleasure acquired a tiny farm in a tiny city in rural New Mexico and commenced the Rancho de Chihuahua, a sanctuary for canines with specified wishes. whereas puppy rescue is likely one of the biggest underground pursuits in the USA, it's also one of many least understood. This insider examine the cult and tradition of puppy rescue starts off with Kotler's own adventure operating with an ever-peculiar pack of canines and turns into a far deeper research into precisely what it capability to dedicate one's existence to the bushy and the four-legged. alongside the best way, Kotler combs via each point of canine-human family, from human's lengthy heritage with canines via fresh learn into the neuroscience of dogs companionship, after all researching why dwelling in an international of canine could be the top approach to discover the reality approximately what it rather potential to be human.

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The iPod touch also includes a horizontal keyboard to type out emails and notes when you use the device in Landscape mode. Getting the Most out of iPod touch Made Simple Read this book cover-to-cover if you choose, but you can also peruse it in a modular fashion, by chapter or topic. Maybe you just want to check out the App Store app, try iBooks, set up your email or contacts, or just load up your phone with music. You can do all this and much more with our book. INTRODUCTION You will soon realize that your iPod touch is a very powerful device.

App Reference Tables: Quickly skim the icons or apps grouped by category. Get a thumbnail of what all the apps do on your iPod touch, including a pointer to the relevant chapter numbers so you can jump right to the details of how to get the most out of each app in this book. 27 28 INTRODUCTION Part II: Introduction You are here now . . Part III: You and Your iPod touch This is the meat of the book, organized in 28 easy-to-understand chapters, all of them packed with loads of pictures to guide you every step of the way.

In our "iPod touch Basics" section at the end of this chapter, we'll give you the essentials to get you up and running quickly. Getting to Know Your iPod touch In this section we show you how to use everything you get in the box with your iPod touch. We also give you some iPod touch battery and charging tips, help you determine if your iPod touch is already activated, and take a look at the Slide to Unlock feature. What’s in the Box While the clear plastic box may seem skimpy if you're new to the iPod touch, it does contain everything you need to get started and enjoy your iPod touch— except for a good manual, which is why we wrote this book!

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