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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
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
Benny, Rufus and the Rainbow Bridge By Dotti Elliott
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A short beautifully illustrated story dealing with the death of a beloved friend and pet, from a dog's perspective.
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
The Animal Reiki Handbook - Finding Your Way With Reiki in Your Local Shelter, Sanctuary or Rescue By Kathleen Prasad
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Filled with practical tips and expert advice, this book will help give you the confidence you need to help the animals who need it most! Animal Reiki Teacher Kathleen Prasad has written the first... More > eight chapters, with additional author contributions from SARA shelter staff members, SARA Reiki practitioners and a veterinarian. The book includes an introduction to the organization, mission and code of ethics of SARA, the Shelter Animal Reiki Association. Also covered is an introduction to animal Reiki, guidelines for working within shelters, considerations for treating in a variety of environments, and a list of activities to “get started.” The last part of the book has been provided by other SARA members and includes animal Reiki cartoon art, practical considerations for Reiki treatments of fearful cats and dogs and a Q and A section. If you are a Reiki practitioner hoping to reach out to a shelter, sanctuary or rescue organization in your area, this book is for you!< Less
You Had Me at Ahrooo (Second Edition) By Susan Randolph
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Tales of Life, Love & Laughter Told from Hound Level, a compilation of favorite stories from the Daily Drool (an internet mailing list for basset hound lovers).
Tuning Fork Therapy® using tuning forks on Cat's Chakras By Francine Milford
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Tuning Fork Therapy® using tuning forks on cats chakras, is a manual of how to use specific tuning forks to elicit specific responses in your pet. Basic knowledge of tuning forks and the chakra... More > system is explained. You will perform the Tuning Fork Therapy® session of healing by using to easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations.< 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
Family Companion Dog An Owner's Manual For Relationship Centered Leadership By Renea L. Dahms DipCBST, RMT, CTDI
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This book was designed as a workbook for use by dog owners. Each chapter represents a week of training. In a class setting, the learning concepts would be introduced and the training exercises... More > practiced. This book contains information on training basic behaviors as well as creative ways to deal with some behavior issues and creative problem solving tips. This book can also be used by training professionals, as it outlines a total 7-week training class in basic manners that are considered important for companion animals.< 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
Life Lessons from the Barnyard By Kate Johnson
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After yearning to live on a farm since her early chidhood, Kate Johnson finally made her dreams come true. She and her family moved out of their suburban neighborhood and onto a five acre farm near... More > Boulder, Colorado in 2005 and began a whole new adventure. Starting with a single horse and a companion pony, she has now turned her hobby into two home-based businesses with a barnyard menagerie consisting of 4 horses, 1 pony, 10 dairy goats, 1 llama, 13 hens, 5 cats and 1 loyal dog. In these touching and humorous short stories, Kate shares her passion for the animals and the hobby-farm lifestyle while imparting a few words of wisdom along the way!< 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
The Veterinarian’s Guide to Healthy Pet Plans: How to Design, Implement and Measure Your Way to Preventive Care Plan Success By Debbie Boone, BS, CCS, CVPM, Wendy Hauser, DVM
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The comprehensive guide for veterinary preventive care plans. Written by two industry experts with personal experience implementing veterinary wellness care, this user-friendly workbook will take the... More > veterinary team step by step though the process of developing Healthy Pet Plans for veterinary practices. Included in the book is an invaluable appendix teeming with training guides, contract examples and marketing resources designed to enhance practice productivity. Increase compliance while helping make top quality preventive care affordable for all pet owners. Build client loyalty and bring patients back to your hospital where they belong.< Less
Before the Rainbow Bridge By Tom Gunlicks
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I first met Tom Gunlicks in 1974 when I was a freshman in college at Augustana University (often referred to as Augie and which was then known as Augustana College). I was a freshman living... More > off-campus so between classes I studied in the lounge at the Augie Commons. Tom was a junior or senior at Augustana, and he was living off-campus as well so he came into the lounge to study between classes. I was sitting in the lounge one day early in my first semester preparing for my 1:00 pm freshman composition class when I first met Tom. He walked into the lounge, saw me, and immediately came up and introduced himself. Tom has written and excellent book on dog behavior. Tom Gunlicks is a great person, a great husband, and a great father. He cares about people, and he cares about dogs. Tom shares his personal journey in becoming a dog behaviorist as well as his professional journey in working with over 2,500 dogs. The stories are both touching and meaningful to anyone who loves dogs.< Less
The Book of Marvelous Cats By Janet Kozachek
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As a 21st century answer to T.S. Eliot's practical cats, Janet Kozachek has created a book of useful and amusing cats. Richly illustrated with detailed pencil drawings and witty rhymes, The Book of... More > Marvelous Cats features cats that entertain, do the chores of the household and garden, create solar panels, provide physical therapy and even a ten foot tall cat that drags unwanted guests out of a residence. For cat and art lovers of all ages. "We find Janet Kozachek’s ekphrastic cat creations ensconced in elaborate backgrounds from the homey to the exotic. Feline tongues and extended claws fashion feasts, grace ancient caves, or warm roofs with solar heat. Kitty couplets accompany lithe images of the many lives these creatures live and dream." Sarah Wyman, Associate Professor of English SUNY New Paltz< Less
My Golden Retriever Years Started at Twenty-Five! By Nancy Kreger, VMD
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In this book, Dr. Kreger relates her touching and humorous experiences with Golden Retrievers, one of her favorite breeds of dogs, both her own and her clients’ and friends’. It is meant... More > to be an enjoyable read for both children and adults with stories that owners of all dogs can identify with. Dr. Kreger graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, in 1995. She is also a Molecular Biologist and presently works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, participating in research projects dealing with agriculturally important diseases. In addition, she has been training for several years in the field of veterinary forensics and is a charter member of the International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association as well as an associate of the American Academy of Forensic Science.< Less
Japanese Akita Judge's Education Guide By Hope Yoneshige, Julia Cooper, Kathy Gima
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If you're interested in the Japanese Akita, this book is a must-have addition to your reference library. The Japanese Akita Club of America's Official Guide to Judging the Japanese Akita breaks down... More > the standard for conformation judges, exhibitors, breeders and newcomers to the breed. It "not only exposes the reader to the breed but also dispels much of the misinformation found online" (from the Forward). The commentary on the Japanese Akita standard is based on decades of studying materials from the Akita Inu Hozonkai (AKIHO), the world's oldest and most prestigious Akita breed preservation society, and conferring with AKIHO, Federation Cynologique International, United Kennel Club, Japan Kennel Club and American Kennel Club judges in addition to input from experienced and reputable breeders. This comprehensive guide contains English-language commentary, photos and illustrations. Partial proceeds from the sales of this book go to JACA Cares to fund breed-specific rescue operations.< Less
Sophia and the Chocolate Chips: A Story of Friendship, Kittens and Snacks By Cindy Congdon
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The true story of foster cat Sophia from @foster_kittens Instagram account.
Brown Dog By Len Napoli, Carol Smock
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“If I’d known Chip’s passing would make him famous, we would have had more escapades to make the story interesting!” The story is endearing because of its simplicity. In Brown... More > Dog you’ll meet Chocolate Chip, a brown labrador retriever-mix whose life and passing motivated his person to make a difference in the lives of others. At age four, Chip was surrendered by a family who couldn’t pay for a tumor removal. After the rescue group had the tumor removed, he was adopted by a single woman who doted on him. When Carol adopted Chip, she lamented to the rescue group, “It’s a shame there isn’t an organization who could have helped his family pay for the care he needed so they could keep him.” Never did she expect to experience the same scenario herself. Brown Dog has inspired many to do good work. He will inspire you too.< Less
Brown Dog By Len Napoli, Carol Smock
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When Carol adopted Chip, she lamented to the rescue group, “It’s a shame there isn’t an organization who could have helped his family pay for the care he needed so they could keep... More > him.” Never did she expect to experience the same scenario herself. Faced with a diagnosis of cancer and a treatment protocol of bi-weekly Chemotherapy and combined with her recent job loss, now she couldn’t afford the very treatment that might save his life. Through his journey, Carol came to learn that hundreds of thousands of pet owners across the nation are faced with the decision to end their pet’s life and suffering when the cost of life-saving treatment is outside their financial means. For these families that final decision is brutal. Carol, fresh with the pain of facing this same decision, created Brown Dog Foundation. And, just like that, families have an alternative. Brown Dog has inspired many to do good work. He will inspire you too.< Less
2017 Cat Blogging Calendar By Paula Gregg
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A calendar filled with collages from cats of the cat blogging community from around the world. The weekly planner includes holidays, pet recognition days, and funny holidays. Photographs are... More > full-color and each day in the weekly planner has plenty of space to write special dates.< 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
Venomous Snakes in Captivity: Safety and Husbandry By B. W. Smith
eBook (PDF): $10.00
(3 Ratings)
(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
Leonberger Owner's Guide - complete download By Leonberger University
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A downloadable pdf version of the complete Leonberger Owner's Guide for anyone interested in the Leonberger.
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