Support Arizona's Only Guinea Pig Rescue! A complete guinea pig caretaking guide and the companion course manual for our very popular Cavy Savvy 101 class. Learn everything you need to know to... More > properly care for and house your little piggies, from History of Guinea Pigs, Recognized Breeds, Basic Anatomy & Determining Gender, What do I Feed this Cavy?, Behavior & Socialization, Reading Body Language & What does that Squeek mean?, Housing - What's really appropriate?, Grooming & Clipping those Dreaded Black Nails, General Health Issues and much, much more. 100% of the profits from the e-book directly support the Rescue.< Less
Practical, common sense, terrier work for the beginner, laid out in a clear no-nonsense style with chapters on the history of working terriers in Europe and America, along with sections on... More > introducing young dogs to work, tools, technique, American terrier quarry, hazards, and veterinary care for working dogs. The sections on veterinary care and tools alone will save most people more money than the cost of this book, while the tips on digging, locator collars, skunk toxic shock, and handling quarry at the end of a dig, may save you more than money. This book is about working terriers, but if you show, breed or judge any type of terrier, you will find this book an eye-opener. Chapter One, for example, explains why (and how) the development of dog shows resulted in the elevation of linked structural characteristics that have resulted in breed after breed disappearing from the working field, while Chapter Four explains what is really required in a working terrier. 275+ pages, with 80 photos and illustrations.< Less
OK, let's remember. Benson is a dog, no matter what he thinks you ought to think. He's a big-ish Miniature Schnauzer with the same goofy haircut all of his kin seem to affect, fuzzy at both ends... More > and high-and-tight in between. He's bright, bossy, opinionated, demanding, and spoiled, a bit of a softy, an eternal teenager and an aggressive defender of his turf. He sees himself as a ladies man. He has his "papers" and retains all his original issue equipment and attitude. And, he writes, sort of. Make that "he dictates" in more ways than one to his human, Mari K. Eder. He calls her "Mama," because she's the Alpha dog in his pack, but he aspires greatly to his rightful status as Head Dog. All this is reflected in his monthly letters to his "grandparents," the North Carolina couple who were his breeders and caregivers. The letters are whimsical, autobiographical, filled with fantasy, wonder, and the reality of life as a geographically-circumscribed house dog.< Less
This brief but comprehensive guide to puppy training contains crucial information about socialization, temperament training, behavior modification and basic manners. Dr. Dunbar’s lure/reward... More > training techniques are altogether quicker, easier, gentler, more effective and certainly more enjoyable for you and your dog than any others.
Welcome back to the historically-proven, so-old-it’s-new-again, natural, common-sense, and enjoyable way to train your dog –off-leash, lure/reward, fun and games, dog friendly dog training.< Less