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
Help your pet to enjoy vital health and healing by using Tuning Fork Therapy® methods and techniques on the major chakras of your pet's body. Plenty of photographs, illustrations and diagrams to... More > help you follow along with the author.< Less
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 remarkable true story of a pair of pet turkeys that will appeal to older children and adults who love animals. "They're stupid!" Not so, thought Coleen Hefley when she ordered baby... More > turkeys through the mail, embarking on the remarkable adventure of raising twenty little gobblers in her own backyard. Sammy, the curious but wise-cracking daughter, is dubious of her mother's choice for a pet. But wonderment mixed with side-splitting hysteria erupt when Royal and Snuggles grow up and capture everyone's heart with their amazing antics and quirky personalities. Snuggles fancies herself as a construction crew supervisor and Royal gets on TV and goes into politics. These two unforgettable fowl, plus a zany cast of other critters, including a boxing bunny and an impeccably-mannered goose, round out this delightful true story.< Less
(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
Developed in the mid to late 1800's in the Aire River Valley in England, the Airedale Terrier proved to be a versatile companion and hunting dog. Brought to North America in the late 1800's,... More > Airedales quickly became one of America's most popular breeds. In the fields and forests of America, Airedales were used to hunt everything from vermin to coon to birds and waterfowl. Legendary tales of the Airedale's hunting abilities soon emerged, particularly in the Western United States where Airedales were used to hunt bears and mountain lions.
In this book you'll enjoy reading period accounts of the Airedale Terrier's history and origin, their hunting abilities, and their use as war dogs.< Less
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
Chalo Sulky Handbook describes how to train a dog to pull a sulky. Much of the method is applicable to other pulling sports such as dog scootering and canicross. It is a companion book for people... More > buying sulkies and harnesses from Chalo Sulky.< Less
Terrier Dogs - Showing The Best Methods Of Breeding, Rearing, Feeding, Cropping, Physicing, Cure Of Diseases, Etc.
Originally published in 1873, this book contains a wealth of information on Terrier... More > Dogs. With a description of the points and properties of the principle breeds of dogs and sections on Rats and Rat killing with canine, Ratting and Badger baiting rules, and training dogs for the pit, as well as The art of learning dog tricks and training for field sports, this book is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all dog lovers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.< Less
You may have a deaf dog, just discovered that you dog is becoming deaf or you may be looking after someone else’s deaf dog. Regardless of the circumstances in which you now find yourself you... More > will almost certainly experience some of the practical challenges in living with canine deafness. My own dog Sabrina was deaf for her entire life. In memory of my best friend and most loyal companion, Sabrina, I have written this book in the hope that other owners of deaf dogs can benefit from my own experiences of living with, training and caring for Sabrina throughout her life. The book is packed with useful, practical information and will help you to improve the quality of your deaf dog’s life Use hand signs with your dog Help you to avoid some of the pitfalls of living with canine deafness Avoid the most common communication errors between you and your deaf dog Ensure that others, especially children, know how to behave around your deaf dog. Introduce other pets to your deaf dog and much more...< Less
Is your puppy biting, chewing, barking, jumping up, peeing indoors, or pulling on leash? Using the kind methods and humor she has shared with her dog-training clients since 1999, Barbara Shumannfang... More > helps you solve your puppy problems. No bribes, no bullying.
Learn to customize your training and socialization plan according to your pup’s personality. Learn to use your pup’s natural needs as powerful motivators to build good habits.
“This is the one training book I wish could go home with every new shelter adoption. This fast, funny, and thorough guide for new puppy owners contains humane, intelligent and effective answers to all the common questions that arise when someone has a new puppy. If every breeder and animal shelter could hand out this book along with every puppy, there'd be fewer problem dogs and far fewer dogs surrendered to animal shelters.”
--Sue Sternberg, Innovator in the field of shelter dog welfare, author, and creator of the Dog Park Assistant iPhone App and GreatDogProductions.com< Less
A guide to showing Welsh Ponies, Welsh Cobs and partbred Welsh in the USA breed ring. Tips, hints and secrets to a winning turnout!
When should you begin prepping your pony for an upcoming show?... More > What should you do about the mane? What should the handler wear? What should the pony wear?
All this and much more is covered in this book!
Taking you from filling out your entry to taking your pony into the ring, this guide details every aspect of in hand showing in the US breed ring.
Learn correct ring procedure, grooming for each Section of Welsh, appropriate tack, appropriate handler apparel and much more!< Less
This is a new book from Richard F Stratton. Mr. Stratton is the best known author on the American Pit Bull Terrier. The book contains many rare photographs & pedigrees. There is a chapter... More > containing most of Mr. Stratton's essays from the last 30 plus years. Also seven new chapters on this most unique breed. A wonderful read & a must for the serious student of the breed.< Less
Impression-a-Bull presents to the public a realistic account of the true character of Pit bulls and the people who share their lives with them. As a Pit bull advocacy and rescue organization, we... More > wanted to provide responsible guardians with a platform to share their stories and the opportunity to help others know Pit bulls the way we know them. With the help and creativity of Amiee Stubbs Photography, this award winning project has been brought to life in vivid color through captivating photos and stories of just a few of the many responsible Pit bull guardians of Nashville and all around the world.
100% of the proceeds from the sales of this book will go toward Nashville PITTIE's spaying and neutering of pit bulls and pit bull type dogs in the Middle Tennessee area.< Less
AArk’s $5,000 competitive seed grants are designed to fund small start-up rescue projects for species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Since 2009, thirteen seed grants totaling... More > $55,447 have been awarded to recipients in eleven countries.< Less
This 6" x 9" black & white book will become the most important investment into your dogs that you will ever make. I put a lot of work into this project, because I simply love dogs. Once... More > you get it, I promise you will refer to it, and re-refer to it, for as long as you own your dogs. This 322-page masterpiece is packed with critical information on the proper care, breeding, and maintenance of our specialized canine companions. The material presented here is based on 20 years of experience in having raised a kennel-ful of purebred performance dogs, and it shows the serious strategies and secrets of raising quality dogs properly and successfully. It is information you won't find in any other book, because this is the information you need. I have presented this material in small-type also, because if I had presented it in regular-sized font the book would be over 500 pages. This is not a "picture book" of the pet owner kind, this is a master text and canine reference manual of the deeply important kind.< Less
A joyful presentation,celebrating sanctity of all life especially animals.A tribute to all animals.A celebration of their existence,a call to honor them in life and in death. Grieving, emotional... More > and psychological effects after loss of a beloved animal.
Coping with an animal’s death, with positive ideas, inspiration, importance of rituals and remembrance ceremonies. Making coffins and gravestones,how important animals are in our lives, how much they contribute to our happiness and longevity. How deeply our lives are connected with our animals and what gifts they are. Included, heart-warming true stories, photographs and art work about remarkable animals, their contributions, and how their lives held great and lasting meaning.< Less
A poignant all ages story about an alien and her cat along the lines of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince and Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree. The deceptively simple... More > illustrations tell a complex universal tale of love, loss and recovery.
This edition is in full color.< Less
A photo book of Enzo's world.
Big adventures in the surf and sea of a little white dog called Enzo. I’m Enzo the Westie. I'm all about keeping life happy, simple and silly. Friendship, love... More > and laughter rule in my book. I’m here to make you smile. Join me in my world by the beach.
This book benefits Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond.< Less