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Controlled Aggression By Girard Bradshaw
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K9 Training manual for professional police and protection trainers. This book covers K9 selection, drive development, human focused aggression, out on command redirects and call offs. Appendicies... More > cover European dog sports, using the electronic collar, and attentive heeling for police K9 and sport competition.< Less
Controlled Aggression By Girard Bradshaw
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(2 Ratings)
K9 Training manual for professional police and protection trainers. This book covers K9 selection, drive development, human focused aggression, out on command redirects and call offs. Appendicies... More > cover European dog sports, using the electronic collar, and attentive heeling for police K9 and sport competition.< Less
American Working Terriers By Patrick Burns
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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
Open Paw Shelter Manual By Colleen Boyle & Kelly Gorman
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Imagine walking into an animal shelter where all is quiet and it smells good. Dogs are peacefully lounging on beds chewing on delectable food-stuffed chew toys or sitting calmly at the front of their... More > kennels wagging “Hello” at passers by. Cats are curled up in beds on elevated platforms or batting at dangling catnip toys. Volunteers are busily training dogs and teaching young, playful cats to retract their claws before getting over-excited. This is a shelter where people come for miles, clamoring to adopt the friendly, well-trained residents. These are cats and dogs that will easily settle into their new, permanent homes. This is a shelter where everyone who walks in, walks out more aware of companion animals’ needs. This is an Open Paw shelter. The Open Paw Shelter Manual is a practical guide that offers clear, step-by-step instructions for implementing this revolutionary program in your shelter. It is a must have for shelters that want to make a difference!< Less
Tiger Daze By Lyn McConchie
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In 1989 Lyn McConchie purchased a small farm and settled down to farm and write books. In both activities her cats have joyfully assisted her -- not always when wanted. This is the story of Tiger and... More > his feline friends -- a tale of roistering cats and their frequently bemused human. Lyn McConchie lives in New Zealand. She has sold short work and novels to publishers in America, Canada, the UK, Russia, Poland, Australia and New Zealand and is three times winner of New Zealand's Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best SF/Fantasy Book of the Year.< Less
Only A Dog By Grover Krantz
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Eight years after his beloved wolfhound died, Grover Krantz wrote this book. A renowned anthropologist, Krantz was an expert in human and animal behavior. He also had a great love of dogs. This book... More > is an insightful narrative and contemplation on Krantz's best friend, whom he called "a patient, affectionate, loyal companion -- with a sheer quantity of personality that made him almost human." The book was described by the *Washington Post* as "a funny, moving memoire [of] Krantz's gigantic wolfhound." For more information see lulu.com/wmmeachamhk . ISBN 978-988-17324-1-5. Library of Congress catalogue no. 2009287041.< Less
99 Ways to Not Kill Your Horse By Vanessa Taraba & Susie Lytal
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A funny guide on how to not kill your horse that is full of humor and good sense with a forward written by Olympic medalist Gina Miles. 50% of the profits from sales of "99 ways" will be... More > donated to benefit Southern California Equestrian Sports, a non-profit that is dedicated to supporting future US Olympic Equestrians.< Less
Raising Cats Naturally: How to care for your cat the way nature intended By Michelle T. Bernard
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Michelle Bernard has a rare gift for putting in plain words extraordinarily effective and levelheaded ways to properly care for cats. Steering clear of faddish, dangerous trends and dissecting the... More > oodles of misinformation that has regrettably become the norm in mainstream advice on animal nutrition, she shines most conspicuously on the issue of a proper feline diet. By giving the reader a common-sense, straightforward strategy for preparing a diet that is based solely on the nutritional requirements of true carnivores, her book is a must-have for anyone committed to building and maintaining glowing good health for cats.< Less
A Comprehensive Manual for Individualized Dog and Cat Grooming By Efroim Gurman & Yana Ruda
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This professional handbook helps groomers prepare for any individuality and eventuality from the most common mixes to some of the rarest breeds. An easy read with remarkable detailed illustrations... More > and step-by-step instructions that guides your hand to outstanding results. The author’s focus is on an individualized approach that corrects for imperfections and enhances the innate qualities of the groomed animal in the final presentation. 200 breeds represented, Specialized instructions for the different ages, gender, seasons, and individual deviation Improvement of the individual animal’s appearance An easy start for beginners, great resource for practicing professionals Step-by-step instructions Detailed illustration< Less
The Guide to Training an Autism Assistance Dog By Katie Gonzalez, CDT
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This book covers everything you will need to know to train a dog for a family member or friend that struggles with autism. Service dog training varies greatly from pet dog training with differences... More > in potty training, controlled loading and unloading from vehicles and public transportation, training to stay under restaurant tables and under chairs to stay ouf of aisle ways in public, and how to behave around people and other animals while working as a service dog. Instruction is given on advanced obedience for public access as well as specialized tasks to assist with the disability. Service dog etiquette, management and laws are also discussed.< Less
My Name is Madie By Jenifer Morrissey
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A Fell Pony filly named Madie tells the story of her first year of life. Written for pre-teens, the book also captivates adults.
Is Life Worth Living Without Labs? By Jay
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Near the banks of the Missouri River in northwest Missouri is where Jay Gore spent the first 18 years of his life. At age 10, he hunted small game in woodlots at his families’ farm. He hunted... More > the millions of ducks and geese that used the Missouri River as a corridor for migration. This horde of waterfowl gave Mr. Gore the spark to pursue a career in wildlife management. He obtained BS (1963) and MS (1965) degrees at South Dakota State University and the University of Maine respectively. He was a senior waterfowl biologist for 6 years with the Tennessee Fish and Game Commission. He had a 30-year career with three Federal agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and USDA Forest Service. His first Labrador retriever possessed him at age 26 while living in Tennessee. He often wonders why people make the mistake of owning dog breeds other than Labs. After all, Labs are the perfect dog, not that he’s biased or anything like that!< Less
Animal Control Officer Handbook By Sylvia Smith
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This handbook provides helpful information, insider tips, and dozens of forms you can use to make your job more efficient. Also included is detailed information on starting a non-profit shelter,... More > samples of organizational forms, and a business plan outline.< Less
A Guide to Training Your Own Seizure Assistance and Alert Dog By Katie Gonzalez, CDT
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The Director of Little Angels Service Dogs covers everything you will need to know from selecting a dog for the type of assistance you need, to training advanced obedience for public access, and... More > life-changing assistance tasks to help you with day-to-day life. Service Dog training varies greatly from pet dog training with differences in potty training, controlled loading and unloading from vehicles and public transportation, training to stay under restaurant tables and under chairs to stay out of aisle ways in public, and how to behave around people and other dogs while working as a service dog in the public setting. Specialized tasks include teaching your dog public access skills, alerting to and recognizing seizures, training to go get help, bring the phone, or dial a service dog telephone, bracing for balance, and deep pressure therapy for assistance during and after a seizure. Service dog etiquette, management, and laws are discussed.< Less
NOCTURNAL MIND Study of the behavior of nocturnal predators in captivity and specialized training guide By Anna Sanchez
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This book is particularly directed toward falconers and professionals who desire to specialize in nocturnal raptors. The first section is an immersion into the life of nocturnals and serves as a... More > basis for the second section, where their behavior is analyzed. Based on the understanding of the mindset of nocturnal raptors, this study permits an understanding of their behavior and the reasons for it, as well as highlighting the differing habits of diurnal and nocturnal predators. Supported by years of experience, study, observation, and testing, this analysis intends to improve their lives and treatment in captivity< Less
Great Dogs of Albany and Beyond By Times Union
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The Times Union’s most honored writer and dozens of dog lovers from across the Capital Region take you inside their dog-centric households. In stories both touching and humorous, they reveal... More > the deep bonds that link humans and their four-pawed friends throughout our community. Profits from book sales benefit the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and the Times Union Hope Fund. Enjoy the book, then see much more, including photography and video, and join the ongoing conversation at http://timesunion.com/greatdogs.< Less
Balanced Beekeeping II: Managing the Top Bar Hive By Philip Chandler
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If The Barefoot Beekeeper was the harbinger of the 'natural beekeeping' movement, then this is the workshop manual. Together with its companion volume - Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar... More > Hive - this book will lead you gently into a fascinating relationship with the most engaging of nature's workers: the honeybee. The author draws on 15 years of experience with many types of hive in the both amateur and professional beekeeping contexts. You will want this book beside you for years to come!< Less
People Training Skills for Pet Professionals: Your essential guide to engaging, educating and empowering your human clients By Niki J Tudge
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“In People Training Skills for Pet Professionals Niki Tudge has created the consummate guide for dog trainers and behavior consultants.” Susan Nilson BA (Hons), DipCABT,... More > PCBC-A “With theory explained, practical examples follow and the reader is left feeling inspired to teach well.” Debra Millikan, PCBC-A, AABP – CABT, CAP2 Canine Behavioural School Inc., Australia “Niki is able to tie together her vast personal experience to being a better teacher and mentor through understanding the training of individuals.” Robert Allen King, PhD, West Texas A&M University< Less
A Lucky Life By Bob Soltys
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An adopted Jack Russell terrier tells his story. Beginning with his long night and uncertain future, Lucky recounts twelve years traveling across America with a photographer, and answering the... More > age-old questions "Who rescued who?" and "Where in the heck is Wall Drug?" Lucky's Dad illustrated the text with black and white photos of what has been a lucky life.< Less
Jail Dogs In 1C By Amy Jackson
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Meet the amazing Jail Dogs in 1C who were rescued from very bad situations. The dogs live with carefully selected inmates until they are adopted. This program gives the dogs and inmates a second... More > chance at a good life and it should be in jails everywhere!< Less
Kitty Superpowers and Magic - Coloring Book By Claire Zhong & Jimmy Witt
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Lots and lots of different kitties are in this book, and every single one is special and unique. You can color these purrfect kitties, cat-lover or not!
The Manners Institute By Stacey Lee Stine
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A guide to new dog trainers teaching them how to bond with their dogs, training tools, assessing the temperament of the dog, safety, professionalism, and teaching the owners how to continue training.
Venomous Snakes in Captivity: Safety and Husbandry By B. W. Smith
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(c 2005) Regarded by many as the "bible" of keeping venomous snakes. This Book Includes: Proper Housing, Responsible Husbandry, The Tools and Equipment, Safe Handling Practices, Mistakes... More > to be Avoided, Tips for Safety and Effeciency, Federal and State Regulatory Agencies, Emergency Contacts and 76 FULL COLOR Illustrations. Endorsed by the Miami Dade Antivenom Unit.< Less
"Stop!": How to Control Predatory Chasing in Dogs By David Ryan
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Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases... More > cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs choose what to chase it can compromise owners financially, cause the target severe injury or even death, and threaten the life of the dog. A good trainer or behaviour counsellor needs to be able to address inappropriate predatory chase behaviour swiftly and effectively. This book looks at the reasons for the problem, the more effective solutions and how to alter the behaviour.< Less
Balanced Beekeeping II: Managing the Top Bar Hive By Philip Chandler
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If The Barefoot Beekeeper was the harbinger of the 'natural beekeeping' movement, then this is the workshop manual. Together with its companion volume - Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar Hive... More > - this book will lead you gently into a fascinating relationship with the most engaging of nature's workers: the honeybee. The author draws on 15 years of experience with many types of hive in the both amateur and professional beekeeping contexts. You will want this book beside you for years to come!< Less