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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
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< 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
Training Your Own Psychiatric Service Dog By Katie Gonzalez, CDT
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This book 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 life-changing assistance tasks to... More > 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 out of 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, assistance with crowd control, deep pressure therapy, medical alert for panick/anxiety attacks or flashbacks, searching for lost items, going around corners in advance of you, bracing, checking your house for intruders, as well as advanced service dog obedience. Service dog etiquette, management, and laws are discussed.< Less
Scouting Around the Veterinary Hospital from a Dog’s-Eye View: Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences By Marilyn Sebesta
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Scout, the loveable Labrador, is excited to introduce you to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Texas A&M University. Along the way, she shares information about this unique, world-class... More > veterinary hospital, along with details on the school and on special Aggie traditions. Scout explains the many reasons that she loves going to the Veterinarian at Texas A&M. From start to finish, these veterinarians treat their patients right. The hospital has all kinds of specialists and is open twenty-four hours a day. Taking care of both pets and wild animals—critters large and small—this school and its graduates make life better for the entire animal kingdom! What’s more, it’s part of a great school with many wonderful and fun traditions. This illustrated tour from a dog’s point of view celebrates one hundred years of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Proceeds from this book will go to the Save the Animal Fund at the Small Animal Hospital.< 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
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.
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
Buck By Bruce L. Barber
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Life story about a complete Labrador Retriever that became the foundation for a wonderful 14 year journey that led to raising labs and training for waterfowl and upland game. Buck was a complete Lab... More > touching the lives of every man woman and child that he touched. A class example of the human animal connect Hunter companion and wonderful family dog that lived his life with loyalty and dignity Sire of a great string of Labs that all earned a place in the hearts of the Barber family leaving profound memories behind. Never to be forgotten< 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
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
Healthy Hound Handbook By Cie Harris
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Years of compilation regarding issues faced by hound owners, especially Irish Wolfhound owners. It is a 238 comprehensive book that covers anesthesia, surgery, lab testings, diseases, puppy rearing,... More > and anything that has to do with having a healthy hound. There are recipes and resources. A must for every dog owner.< Less
Cording The Poodle For The Show Ring By Joseph J. Genarella
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This book shares the author's professional working experience in professional grooming, handling, and breeding of dogs and his knowledge of caring for poodles. Raised in a family of professional... More > groomers, handlers, and breeders of prue breed dogs, Mr. Genarella learned how to care for dogs at a young age. While he started to work bathing dogs in his uncle's kennel at age eight, he eventually gained vast knowledge in grooming and began to work at a professional level later on in life. From since he worked professionally, he had numerous achievements in the dog world, including owning four grooming salons which he later sold and championing hundreds of dogs. The author shares his knowledge of dog handling, particularly of poodles. He primarily provides comprehensive instructions on bathing, drying, and cording poodles as well as grooming corded poodles and fixing the damaged cords on them. The author also includes dog show pictures as well as instructional photos for the general maintenance of dogs< 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
True Cat Toons By Roberta Gregory
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Legendary comics artist Roberta Gregory's appealing cartoons illustrate the True Cat Tales of a variety of cat owners, as well as real-life stories of her own cats, as true-to-life comics. Engaging... More > stories that will make you laugh, cry and purr. Meet extraordinary cats, exasperating cats and perfectly ordinary cats, as well as the people who love them. These stories provide rare insights into the world of our sometimes-mysterious feline companions, and you may perhaps gain a better appreciation of your own cat. Read it along with your kitty!< Less
QuickVet Diagnostic System - Canine Fibrinogen By SMB
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Manual for the QuickVet Canine Fibrinogen Test for the QuickVet Diagnostic System.
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
The Dog That Lives On The Moon By Armando Gonzalez
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The Story of a Dog who has died and gone to the Rainbow Bridge. There she tells her story about her adventures on Earth and in Heaven. She describes both here earthly and spiritual friends.
The 10 Irrefutable Laws of Horsemanship By Geoff Tucker, DVM
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An irrefutable law is a law that is impossible to deny or disprove. Gravity is an irrefutable law. We can circumvent this law if we apply power to an airplane. Then the law of lift prevails –... More > until power fails and the law of gravity takes over. With horses, there are certain laws that cannot be argued with. Often horse owners circumvent them as lift overrides gravity. But in the end, luck runs out. In this book, Laws 1 through 4 apply to the physical handling of the horse. Laws 5 through 10 are the psychological laws.< Less
Hug Me With That Poop Bag! By Chad Logan
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Collection of short stories, jokes, what dog poop would say if it could talk and more. Finally a book you can read while you're waiting for your dog to find the perfect spot! 100% of the profit will... More > be donated to rescue groups. WARNING we used the word shit in this book!< Less
Homeschool Your Puppy - With Mary Belle Brazil-Adelman's Optimum Placement Technique 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
Guide & Control Your Pet Dog's Behaviour By David Ryan PG Dip (CABC) CCAB
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David spent twenty-six years as a police dog trainer and ten years as one of the UK’s leading dog behaviour counsellors. He now specialises in consulting on the behaviour of dogs thought to be... More > dangerous. He developed his explanation of Guide and Control as the easiest and most effective method for owners to control their pets and guide them into better behaviours, without confrontation or using aversive methods. If you are thinking of buying a puppy or adopting a rescue dog, or are having problems with your dog’s behaviour; if your dog isn’t as well-mannered as you would like, or if you would simply like a better rapport, David explains how everyone can and should use the simple principles of Guide & Control to build the best possible relationship with a well-mannered dog.< Less
Feed Your Dog the Natural Way : The Platform Upon Which to Build Health By Christopher Day
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Christopher Day MRCVS advocates a relaxed, common-sense and simple-to-follow approach to providing your dog with a species-suitable, fresh and wholesome diet, which has brought health and welfare... More > benefits to so many of his patients. He draws on more than 43 years of experience in holistic veterinary practice. In the author's opinion, expensive and vigorously-marketed manufactured dog foods are not the best way to feed your dog for tooth, musculo-skeletal and immune health and for a long, happy and active life. Fresh food is best for us and for our dogs. The dog's omnivorous adaptation makes him an easy animal to feed, which means that dietary advice needs to be neither complex nor strictly regulated. If wished a raw diet or prey-model diet can be fed. This book provides a simple guide to taking your dog's health and well-being into your own hands. Your dog will thank you for it, every day. 3rd Edition< Less