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
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
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 forty 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.
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The author has drawn on forty years of veterinary experience to offer an accessible and practical guide to feeding cats with a fresh, wholesome, natural and species-suitable diet.
Manufactured pet... More > foods are, in the author's opinion, not a healthy way to feed cats and many of the pitfalls are highlighted in this book.
This relaxed approach to feeding domestic pets has brought health and welfare benefits to so many of the author's feline patients.
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Homeopathy has a two-hundred year track record in helping people and animals to come through emergencies and common ailments. Christopher Day has condensed forty years of veterinary practice... More > experience into this ebook, to enable home treatment of the family pet, whether dog, cat, rabbit, budgerigar or tortoise, without danger of side effects and without risk of interfering with any concurrent veterinary drug medication. Fifty useful homeopathic medicines are briefly described and a treatment guide is given for scores of ailments and health problems. This is a handy ebook for anyone interested in self-help medication of their pets.
Enhance pet health and well-being, while reducing veterinary bills. This ebook will save its price many times over, the first time it is used.< Less
Turacos, known also as touracos, go-away birds, and plantain-eaters, are beautiful African softbilled birds of the family Musophagidae that grace many zoological parks and some private aviaries... More > around the world.
Written by an aviculturist with twenty years of experience raising turacos, this book is filled with up-to-date information and over 175 color photographs on how to care for and breed these active and unique exotic birds. Each species and subspecies is examined, with details about their life in the wild and aviculture. Extensive information about diet, care, parentraising and handrearing turacos is covered, including a chapter on hybridizing. The beginning bird fancier as well as the experienced aviculturist will find this book interesting, enlightening, and useful.< Less
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
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
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
With the second year completed, SDJ Publishing brings you the first volume of "Sporting Dog Journal 2011 Complete Year", complete with issues from January 2011 through June 2011 with all... More > the covers, articles, photos, ads. I hope you will enjoy reading the book as much as I enjoyed putting it together. Time to delve into bulldog history...< Less
Positive Police Dogs is a series of books aimed at the training of dogs for law enforcement but is equally as relevant for military,security,working, sport or even pet dogs.
As the name suggests,... More > the emphasis is on the use of positive reinforcement training in order to produce well controlled, confident dogs.
This first book in the series sets out the ideas and principles involved, and provides the bedrock upon which the further books are based.< Less
With the second year completed, SDJ Publishing brings you the SECOND VOLUME of "Sporting Dog Journal 2011 Complete Year", complete with issues from July 2011 through December 2011 with all... More > the covers, articles, photos, ads etc.< Less
Positive Police dogs is a series of books aimed at the training of dogs for law enforcement but is equally as relevant for military, security, working, sport or even pet dogs.
As the name suggests,... More > the emphasis is on the use of positive reinforcement training in order to produce well controlled, confident dogs.< Less
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
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 Barker’s Dozen tells the heartwarming tales of thirteen shelter dogs who in their own unique way have captured the hearts of each family with which they have found shelter, love and... More > security. These dogs, in turn, have given joy, humor and companionship to the families who have been willing to give them a second, or even third, chance at the fulfilling lives they so richly deserve and have lovingly earned.
The "plus" story in this collection focuses on the imagined journey of Sage, the author’s companion, and the stray with outdated information on her microchip, who finds her way from the southern United States to the Pacific Northwest and a forever home. She is the inspiration for this book.< Less
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
Jason M. Flatt is the tattooed Founder of "Friends to the Forlorn Pit Bull Rescue, Inc.", a non-profit organization in Dallas, GA. He devotes his time rescuing and rehabilitating pit bulls... More > from bad situations. His poetry is raw and compelling and reflects his own personal tragedies, and yes, demons, as well as those of the dogs. All profits from this book go to the Foundation. PLEASE NOTE: Not suitable for children (R-rated for strong language and adult content).< Less
A small-town congregation in Iowa commemorates and celebrates their companion animals, both living and departed, through forty-five animal biographies and photographs. Special attention is given to... More > those who attended a fall 2013 Blessing of the Animals, revealing sometimes surprising and inspiring results for having attended the blessing. In color. 83 pages.< Less
After the publication of "Finally Home," Buddy was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Once the unthinkable happened and Buddy's precious life was cut short, his family was left heartbroken... More > and devastated.
At the same time, in another state, poor economic conditions forced another family to give up their golden retriever.
As fate would have it, his name...was Buddy.
While they were mourning the loss of their beloved dog, another dog was mourning the loss of his treasured family.
Brought together by misfortune, they entered each other's lives to help put back together the pieces of their broken hearts.< Less