Abrams Publishing-Stewart Tabori & Chang Books: 1,001 Reasons To Love Dogs. Whether it is your neighbors Irish Setter, your aunt's Golden Retriever, that little dachshund at the corner store, or your own German Shorthair, dogs are far and away America's favorite pet. From the feel of a newborn pup in your hand to your mutt's ecstatic greeting when you come home, these are a few reasons to love dogs. Authors: Christine Miele and Mary Tiegreen. Hardcover; 320 pages. Published Year: 2006. ISBN 978-1-58479-526-3. Imported.