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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
If They Could Only Talk By Ben Roberts
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I wake up the first morning of my life and here is my Mom laying down feeding us ten puppies which she had never seen but soon she realized we were hers. This is just one story included herein about... More > my life, owners, litter mates, dog shows, training, travel, boating and lots of great fun. MANY B/W PHOTOS.< Less
My Photo Book
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Look at the life of Jack-Jack, better known as Blind Dog Jack. Born into a puppy mill, Jack-Jack was used as a stud dog until released at a few years old. Since then he has become blind and fought... More > cancer- all with a smile on his face!< Less
The Birmingham Roller A Performance Pigeon By Dave Henderson
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A no non sense scientific approach to breeding and flying the Birmingham Roller. A book filled with a load of experience and knowledge. This book would be especially helpful to the new fancier. ... More > Illustrated throughout< Less
The Pit Bull Bible - Master Collection By John A. Koerner II
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The biggest, most comprehensive manual on raising pit bulls--and learning every aspect about this breed--ever written. Coffee table-sized. Hardcover. Nearly 400 pages, photos, diagrams, money-saving... More > tips, the best keep ever written, how to raise, evaluate, and establish a bloodline, everything you could want to know about the breed.< Less
Ecology Exercises By Robert Larsson Ph.D.
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A manual for laboratory, simulation, and field exercises for a college Ecology course
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
With Due Consideration By Quilliam Horace Flint
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This is Horace's second collection of his reflections since moving to his own home from his shelter. All proceeds go to help rescue others like him. He asks you please to consider purchasing his... More > book to help his brethren.< Less
Happy Kids, Happy Dogs By Barbara Shumannfang
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Children are those most often bitten by dogs and 80% of such bites come from the family dog, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Help your dog and your baby become friends.... More > Happy Kids, Happy Dogs offers practical, easy-to-follow dog training tips presented according to your child’s developmental stages, from infancy to the teenage years. Recommended by the prenatal instructors at Duke University Health System and University of North Carolina Women’s Hospital. "Unfailingly logical in its presentation of ideas, with clear explanations and step-by-step training instructions..." --The Bark magazine Partial profits from sales of Happy Kids, Happy Dogs go to non-profit groups that help at-risk youth and shelter dogs. For more information, visit www.topnotchdog.com.< Less
An Ancient History of Dogs: Spaniels Through the Ages By J. C. Judah, M. Ed.
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Discover the Historical Roots of All Dogs, History of the Hunt, Medieval Writings about Dogs, History of Field Trials, Dog Shows and Dog Associations, Spaniels Depicted in Artwork through the Ages,... More > photographs of the English Springer Spaniels of today, and, Selected Pedigrees of Early English Springer Spaniels. Venture into the archeological evidence, modern DNA studies and the ancient descriptions of the masters, such as Plato, Aristotle and Pliny, as they wrote about ancient dogs. Settle back and enjoy the stories of dog heroism through the ages and meet some “real-life” working springers of today. Included is a guide to the early English and American pedigrees of the English Springer Spaniels during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Meet the ancestors of today’s spaniels. Enjoy over 180 pictures of dogs and spaniels from cave etchings to show dogs. Come sit a bit and take the time to learn more about your most trusted family companion and best friend, the spaniel.< Less
Medicine Horse Woman: Lessons On Spirituality and Healing from an Animal Communicator By Mary Marshall
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Mary Marshall, a nationally renowned animal communicator, takes readers on a fun-filled trip through the strange and fascinating world of animals. With clarity, humor and candor, she coaches readers... More > in the art of interspecies communication, providing plenty of practical advice and how-to’s for living a more fulfilling life with pets. She shares wisdom learned from ten years of healing animals and people, both physically and emotionally. The author introduces readers to Natalie, the Medicine Horse, an unusual creature who propelled Mary into the realm of spirit and intuition. Natalie’s gifts as a healer and intuitive counselor to humans on subjects such as health, nutrition, spiritual and personal matters, are all revealed. Detailed healing exercises and medicinal uses for crystals, as prescribed by the four-legged shaman, are included for the reader’s reference.< Less
Walking With Zeke By Chris Clarke
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Walking With Zeke is a moving naturalist’s journal about an aging dog, the people who loved him, and the wildlife-filled neighborhood in which he spent his last months.
Peace, Hope & Hospice By Gail Pope, Lauren Urbais
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How to care holistically for senior animal companions, including hospice care in the home. BrightHaven is a sanctuary for senior and disabled animals located in northern California and known for its... More > miracles of healing.< Less
Puppy Savvy: The Pocket Guide to Raising Your Dog Without Going Bonkers By Barbara Shumannfang
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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
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
Homeschool Your Puppy By Erika Tracy
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Give your puppy an alphabet of basic commands and concepts to build into the skills of any dog sport or pastime, all with happy games, snacks, and easy-on-the-joints explorations. Use your hands for... More > petting and feeding, not for shoving into sits. Any puppy, like any child, is eager to learn about his world; help him out! 'Erika Tracy’s book, “Homeschool Your Puppy,” is a charmingly written how-to book for puppy owners who want to lay a great positive training foundation. The book is a fun read even if you are not currently training a puppy... an astonishing amount of information is packed into a brief manual.' Alice Carnahan, _Wolfsong In Georgia_ 'Whether you have visions of your dog showing, working in one of the many expanding areas of dog careers or just serving as your in home companion, there are many practical exercises to simply make any dog a more interesting and enjoyable companion.' Dr. Mary Adelman, _The German Shepherd Dog Handbook_< Less
The Dog Owner's Little Black Book - 5th Edition By John A. Koerner II
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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
Take Control, But Don't Lose Control: Help for People With Dogs That Are Excellent Human Trainers By Michele Godlevski
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This book is for the person who feels that perhaps their dog has trained the family, rather than the family training the dog. Common behavior problems, like stealing, mouthing, and other... More > attention-seeking behaviors are covered. Positive reinforcement-based methodology. Author is a Certified Canine Behavior Consultant with over 20 years of experience as a professional dog trainer.< 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 Oak Trail Explorers and the Very Long Winter By Laura Klotz
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Rikki and Sheela are the Oak Trail Explorers. These two small dogs are very curious about the world around them, and make friends with the wildlife near their home. When a terrible winter brings a... More > lot of snow to their backyard, will it ever be warm again? A quirky, pleasant tale for animal lovers of all ages.< Less
Trixie finds a home By Monica Guerrero
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Fitting in is not always easy for either animals or humans! Follow Trixie the cat as she shares her story of being rescued by the Noah Animal Shelter in Washington State and traveling on to her new... More > home in Arlington with humans Matt and Monica.< Less
Learn to Read Your Dog's Energy – A spiritual way to communicate with dogs – By Pink the Bear Factory
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Spiritual messenger and Channeler Pink the Bear has met many shelter dogs who were traumatized. In many cases, they manifest so-called “problematic behavior” due to their past experiences... More > and/or the environment in which they were placed. Pink believes, “bad behavior” is their way of sending humans a message—a message of love. In order to help those dogs, Pink the Bear suggests communicating in a new way—learn how to read a dog’s energy. This art of communication is a gentle and natural way of guiding dogs to let go of their “issues” by trusting their own ability to heal themselves. Through their healing, humans will also begin to learn more about themselves as they too, go deep within to heal themselves…< Less
If They Could Only Talk By Ben Roberts
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I wake up the first morning of my life and here is my Mom laying down feeding us ten puppies she had never seen, soon she realized we were hers. These are many great stories of my life, training, dog... More > shows, travel and lots of fun as seen through my eyes. MANY COLOR PHOTOS.< Less
Cavy Savvy 101: A Guinea Pig Caretaking Guide By Arizona's Piggie Poo Rescue, Inc.
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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
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.