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Dogs That Bite and Fight: A Guide for Owners and Trainers By David Ryan PG Dip (CABC), CCAB
eBook (ePub): $9.68
(1 Ratings)
If you are thinking of buying a puppy or adopting a rescue dog, if you have a dog that has started biting or fighting, or if you would just like to further your knowledge of dog behaviour and... More > training, Dogs that Bite and Fight provides a complete understanding of why pet dogs become biters and fighters, how to prevent it and how to change the behaviour, including training methods that owners can use with their own pets. David Ryan was a police dog handler and instructor for twenty-six years. He cut his teeth on dogs that bite and fight, teaching them how to moderate and direct aggression proportionately. He qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling, and his hands-on up-close manipulation of canine aggression was a useful grounding when he transferred his skills to dealing with pet dogs as one of the UK’s leading canine behaviourists.< Less
Separation Anxiety: Leaving Dogs Home Alone By Chad Culp
eBook (ePub): $6.99
Dogs left home alone can wreak havoc on homes and gardens. Many dogs will go into a frenzy of barking, whining, howling, scratching, chewing and all manner of noisy, destructive, and potentially... More > dangerous behaviors. Dogs exhibiting this behavior may be suffering from separation anxiety. "Separation Anxiety: Leaving Dogs Home Alone" is a valuable resource for anyone with a dog that may be suffering from separation anxiety, as well as dog trainers looking for new solutions to this common problem. Many of the strategies suggested in this book are holistic in nature, thereby having ripple effects which reach beyond the topic of separation anxiety. This makes it a great read for any dog-lover looking to improve the relationship with their dog, as well as anyone planning to adopt a new puppy or rescue dog.< Less
Hamster Care - The No Fluff Guide By Sophia Kenyon
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Hamsters are the most friendly of creatures, and as such they make perfect pets for children. However, there is nothing worse than ending up with a pet you know nothing about. As parents we often... More > give in and get our little darlings their desired pet but then go into panic mode as we desperately find out how to look after them! Knowing in advance what to expect does away with the stress of finding out things as you go along. Knowing beforehand what you need to buy and how much it will cost initially, as well as daily costs relieves the tension of never knowing when to stop In this guide, you will find pages and pages packed full of information and advice on caring for your hamster. The emphasis of this e-book is to know up front what is involved so you can make wise choices. Did you know that in a small amount of cases it is better NOT to buy a hamster? With more than 20 topics of critical information The No Fluff Guide is a must for all who are serious in caring for their pet.< Less
Horses for Beginners: A Horse Handbook of Horse Facts on Looking After and Riding Horses A Quick Start Guide to Horse Care and Horse Health By Cynthia M. Owens, Malibu Publishing
eBook (ePub): $8.97
(1 Ratings)
Horses for Beginners: A Horse Handbook of Horse Facts on Looking After and Riding Horses A Quick Start Guide to Horse Care and Horse Health Before you go to the great expense of buying a horse, you... More > need to evaluate how good a rider you are, and just how much do you really know about horses and horse care. Make no mistake; you need to really be honest with yourself as this is a huge commitment. Ask yourself what size and age of horse would work best for you as well. Okay you have just fallen in love with a flashy looking equine and now what? What do you want to achieve and is THIS the horse for you? Are you going to be hunting, driving, barrel racing, trail riding or jumping? Are you going to ride at all? You can get horses just to drive. What about this horse's temperament? Is he quiet, feisty, pushy, amenable, or grumpy? This is a 96-page quick start guide and horse handbook on how to care for a horse and be a good horse owner.< Less
"Stop!": How to Control Predatory Chasing in Dogs By David Ryan
eBook (ePub): $8.75
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
Discus Madness: A Fish Lover's Guide to Raising and Breeding Discus Fish By Freida Lytle
eBook (ePub): $4.99
When it comes to tropical fishes, many aquarists would insist that the discus fish reigns supreme. you should know how to provide them a good environment so that they can leave healthy and stress... More > free. Learn and discover: • Keeping Discus Fish: It’s all about the Water • The Right Water Chemistry for Raising Discus Fish • Discus Fish Disease: How to Deal with Them • Effective Ways to Help Keep Your Discus Fish Free from Diseases • The Perfect Fish Species to Include In a Discus Fish Tank • Setting up A Discus Fish Tank: Helpful Tips to Raise Your Discus Fish And More!< Less
Tuning Fork Therapy® on Dogs Chakras By Francine Milford
eBook (PDF): $15.00
(1 Ratings)
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
How to Groom a Golden Doodle the Right Way Yourself By Doreen Schipper
eBook (PDF): $9.99
An informative Instructional Manual with photos and e-mail support, by a Professional All Breed Dog Grooming Instructor ** My instructions are clear and in terms anyone can understand. (Remember... More > this is what I do for a living !) ** I will also explain some handling tricks to get your dog to co-operate and enjoy his grooming. ** You'll receive an equipment list specifically for grooming a Golden Doodle including shampoos, conditioner, correct nail clippers, brushes and much more ** You'll learn how to how trim nails, clean ears, brush teeth and easily express anal glands ** Eye stains a problem? I’ll help you try to clear it up and keep it under control. ** Step by step instructions on how to give your dog a trim up, shave the rear, and underbelly and pads and much much more ! ** My instructions are so clear anyone can learn how to Groom, Great for beginners and tips for professionals !!< Less
Rabbit Agility! What's That? By Dell Robbins
eBook (PDF): $2.50
Rabbit Agility is an exciting new animal sport. this book will help you to select your new agility rabbit, care for it, and get started right in your training program. It also contains the current... More > rule book, and information on organizing an agility competition. A must have for all rabbit owners!< Less
The Catnip Papers By Zanada Green Maleki
eBook (PDF): $7.50
(3 Ratings)
The Catnip Papers by Zanada Green Maleki is an adventure, fantasy, folkloric read for cats and their two legged companions of all ages. ’Twas the night before Catnip….. Sounds... More > familiar, doesn’t it? Follow the Catnip Calendar to plan festivities for Catnip Advent, through the 12 Days of Catnip, and into December 25th, the Feast of Peace and Happiness. Closing with the Legend of St. Kyt you will get to know just how special the Catnip holidays are. Catnip is not a cat’s Christmas. It is a season of humorous revelry for cats! Catnip is coming! The mice are getting fat! Please,to put a penny in the old cat’s hat…. Are you going to wait for your local cat to tell you about Catnip? The dawgs are already spying...Find out for yourself in The Catnip Papers. It will change your life, chuckle by chuckle! (For Catnip mugs and other Catnip Papers stuff visit http://www.zazzle.com/betazoid) Get yourself a copy of The Catnip Papers. Excellent for gift giving, too. Merry Catnip!< Less
Working With Wild Horses, Second Edition By Nancy Kerson
eBook (PDF): $7.74
How to gentle and train wild horses (Mustangs, Brumbies) This new, improved Second edition includes an expanded adoption and training section, plus Wild Horse History.
The Birds World By Nicolae Sfetcu
eBook (ePub): $5.00
(1 Ratings)
Birds are among the most extensively studied of all animal groups. Hundreds of academic journals and thousands of scientists are devoted to bird research, while amateur enthusiasts (called... More > birdwatchers or, more commonly, birders) probably number in the millions.< Less
'PRECIOUS SECRETS' 50 YEARS OF COMMERCIAL GOLDFISH BREEDING By Robert DANGERFIELD
eBook (PDF): $8.69
Book 1 in a series which reveals the secrets of COMMERCIAL GOLDFISH BREEDING. The Author had a 50 year long career in producing commercial quantities of this ever popular household pet.
Culture Clash By Jean Donaldson
eBook (PDF): $10.00
The most thought-provoking book ever written on dog behavior and training. Generations of dogs have been labeled as training-lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly... More > normal. Numerous other completely and utterly normal dogs have been branded as canine misfits simply because they grew up to act like dogs. Barking, chewing, sniffing, licking, jumping up, and occasionally, (just like people), having arguments, is as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones. However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture. Sadly, all too often, when the dog's way of life conflicts with human rules and standards, many dogs are discarded and summarily put to death. That's quite the Culture Clash. “Simply, the best dog book I have ever read!” -Dr Ian Dunbar, Founder of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)< Less
The New Betta - E-Book! By Victoria Parnell
eBook (PDF): $15.00
(1 Ratings)
All the info, now in a cost-friendly e-book! Ever wonder why your betta sometimes has bubbles in his bowl? Or what exactly a Halfmoon is? Show winning breeder Victoria Parnell will take you... More > step-by-step through the process of selecting a betta to buy, breeding, raising fry, feeding, and medicating. Also includes detailed information on the latest finnage variations, including Halfmoon, Crowntail, and Doubletail, and a basic tutorial into betta colors and genetics. A must-read for any betta lover!< 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
It's, It's A Dog Named Blitz By Mike Sidders
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To one that hunts, a dog is never just a dog. The partnership and bonding between owner and dog often cement to a point where the dog becomes as much of a hunting buddy as any of the two-legged... More > kind. Simply put, the dog ultimately serves as confidant, comedian, and companion. And for one already in the midst of loss, the relationship is far deeper. It becomes one first of distraction, then of comfort, then of deep emotional bonding. Unfortunately, the relationship can end up as its own story of loss. It's, It's a Dog Named Blitz is the whirlwind story of a new puppy that came into a grieving young man's life, and how the relationship and adventures unfolded. It is a story about laughs, love, life, and loss, and how a rambunctious Yellow Labrador dog came to steal a breaking heart. 100% of any profits generated by the sale of this book will be donated to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration: ftd-picks.org and The Alzheimer's Association: alz.org.< Less
Desperate Dogs Determined Measures By Robert Cabral
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Desperate Dogs is a unique book that tackles the most important issue facing our nations shelters: How can we fairly deal with the complex behaviors of dogs at the greatest risk and save more lives? ... More > Putting aside the issue of what’s right and wrong in human terms and focusing instead on what dogs need to succeed to return into loving homes, the examples, advice and training in this book is written with municipal shelters in mind. Most every shelter behavior with detailed explanations is included along with fair behavior assessment tools. Desperate Dogs helps to understand dogs with behavioral problems including fear, aggression and dominance and offers effective, proven solutions, training methods, and advice; these issues, often misunderstood, cost dogs their lives. The hands-on lessons in this book delve into the often misunderstood process of evaluating and isolating a dog’s key issues and offers solutions, training advice and exercises that can be applied effectively in a shelter environment.< Less
Heads or Tails - a Memoir By David Sharos
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Truly a "dog lovers" book for anyone who has even fallen in love with one and lost it. It is the story about a dachshund who was rescued from a dog pound in Arizona and then brought to the... More > Midwest where he lived for six years. During that time, he nearly died from a mysterious intestinal ailment which doctors could never quite diagnose. He underwent a complete blood transfusion in order to save his life. Three years after that, he suddenly became paralyzed and had to be euthanized. This is story about love and hope and despite enormous pain, it is also a celebration of what dogs bring to their owners through their unfailing love and loyalty< Less
The Illustrated Guide To The Morab Horse By Mary Lou Wells
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Get the book everyone is raving about! Not only is this book an important work of historical significance it is the most well written horse breed book to come along lately! It presents a unique... More > detailed look at the origins, development & character of the Arabian & Morgan horses. It illustrates development of the Morab from colonial America to the present and shows how the Morab has become one of the most talented and capable all-around athletes of the equine world today. Written for the novice and professional horseman it also covers all disciplines, breed conformation and show standards, families within the breeds, all facets of running a great breeding program, choosing horses to meet your goals, illness and health, color inheritance & genetic disease, toxic plants and more. Packed with great photos and illustrations! This is your "One Stop" breed book for the Morgan, Arabian and Morab breeds! Don't miss it!< Less
VST - A JOURNEY WORTH PURSUING By Jerry L. Lewis
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A treatise about the ups and downs of a tracking team pursuing the AKC Champion Tracker title (CT). The main focus is on achieving the coveted VST title. The book is for anyone who is interested in... More > starting a dog in AKC tracking.< Less
The Catnip Papers By Zanada Green Maleki
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The Catnip Papers by Zanada Green Maleki is an adventure, fantasy, folkloric read for cats and their two legged companions of all ages. ’Twas the night before Catnip….. Sounds... More > familiar, doesn’t it? Follow the Catnip Calendar to plan festivities for Catnip Advent, through the 12 Days of Catnip, and into December 25th, the Feast of Peace and Happiness. Closing with the Legend of St. Kyt you will get to know just how special the Catnip holidays are. Catnip is not a cat’s Christmas. It is a season of humorous revelry for cats! Catnip is coming! The mice are getting fat! Please,to put a penny in the old cat’s hat…. Are you going to wait for your local cat to tell you about Catnip? The dawgs are already spying...Find out for yourself in The Catnip Papers. It will change your life, chuckle by chuckle! (For Catnip mugs and other Catnip Papers stuff visit http://www.zazzle.com/betazoid) Get yourself a copy of The Catnip Papers. Excellent for gift giving, too. Merry Catnip!< Less
The Behavior of the Domestic Ferret By F. Shimbo
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The second edition of ferret expert Fara Shimbo's omnibus on all aspects of ferret behavior, from the instinctual, hormonal and developmental to learning, memory and cognition. Illustrated with... More > photos, drawings, diagrams and charts, this book contains a wealth of scientific data but is written for the layman. A tour-de-force about a truly remarkable animal. Fara Shimbo was the administrator of the FURO Information Services Office, and editor-in-chief of The Weasel Help Monthly for nine years, and her work has been seen in numerous magazines including Ferrets and Ferrets USA.< 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
The New Betta By Victoria Parnell
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Ever wonder why your betta sometimes has bubbles in his bowl? Or what exactly a Halfmoon is? Show winning breeder Victoria Parnell will take you step-by-step through the process of selecting a betta... More > to buy, breeding, raising fry, feeding, and medicating. Also includes detailed information on the latest finnage variations, including Halfmoon, Crowntail, and Doubletail, and a basic tutorial into betta colors and genetics. A must-read for any betta lover!< Less