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How To Teach A New Dog Old Tricks By Ian Dunbar
eBook (PDF): $10.00
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Veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Ian Dunbar provides an easy to read and comprehensive guide to raising a happy, confident and well behaved dog. Dr. Dunbar uses toys, treats, lures and... More > rewards, and believes that training should always be fun. Dog-friendly dog training from the dog’s point of view will turn your dog into a model canine citizen< 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.
Rabbit Agility! What's That? By Dell Robbins
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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
Turacos in Aviculture Ebook By Kateri Davis
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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
A Beginner's Guide to Veterinary Homeopathy: For Dogs, Cats, Horses & Others By Christopher Day
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NEW! This eBook is written to help those animal owners who wish to use homeopathy to a greater depth than simple 'cookbook' prescribing, as can be found in 'first-aid' books. It is also designed to... More > help veterinary surgeons who are considering studying homeopathy, at the outset of their studies. It is necessarily a brief introduction, being a simple eBook; there are many veterinary homeopathy texts to which vets can refer if they wish to probe more deeply into this fascinating topic. It contains an introductory guide to the basic homeopathic method, in addition to a brief history of veterinary homeopathy. There is a shortlist of 'essential' homeopathic medicines as a starter kit for a home medicine collection (which is, of course, of potential use to animals and people alike).< 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
The Mannered Mutt: A Simple Guide to Adopting a Rescue Dog By Alec Torres
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The Mannered Mutt: A Simple guide to Adopting a Rescue Dog helps the reader through every step of the dog adoption process. Author, Alec Torres, who has 16 years experience rescuing, fostering and... More > training hundreds of dogs from the Los Angeles, California shelter system, walks you through the process from articulating your goals for your new dog, through deciding which shelter to adopt from and, after choosing your dog, how to kindly and intelligently integrate the lucky new pooch into your family. This book is intended to focus on the prevention of behavioral issues that may arise with your new dog so that you can enjoy a happy and seamless union.< 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
How to Groom A Coton de Tulear The Right Way By Doreen Schipper
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An informative Pictorial Instructional Manual with e-mail support, by a Professional All Breed Dog Grooming Instructor ** My instructions are clear and in terms anyone can understand. (Remember this... More > 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 recieve an equipment list specifically for grooming a Coton de Tulear 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, puppy cut, 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
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
Working With Wild Horses, Second Edition By Nancy Kerson
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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.
Introduction to Freshwater Fishkeeping By Michael Postlethwaite
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How This Book Can Help This book is intended to help you make your aquarium setup and maintenance easy and simple, as well as provide complete information and helpful hints for fish lovers and... More > aquarium owners of all levels, from beginners to those with more fish keeping experience. Each section of this book outlines a specific subject or component of keeping fish, in a progression that is easy to understand and follow. Use your imagination and creativity with the information provided in this book to create an aquarium that will be the envy of your friends and entertain the family for years to come. Maintaining a perfect environment has never been made so easy. Fun learning for the whole family.< 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
A Comprehensive Manual for Individualized Dog and Cat Grooming By Efroim Gurman, Yana Ruda
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This professional handbook helps groomers prepare for any individuality and eventuality from the most common mixes to some of the rarest breeds. An easy read with remarkable detailed illustrations... More > and step-by-step instructions that guides your hand to outstanding results. The author’s focus is on an individualized approach that corrects for imperfections and enhances the innate qualities of the groomed animal in the final presentation. 200 breeds represented, Specialized instructions for the different ages, gender, seasons, and individual deviation Improvement of the individual animal’s appearance An easy start for beginners, great resource for practicing professionals Step-by-step instructions Detailed illustration< 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
Bulldog Edition By Richard Stratton
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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
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
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
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 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
What Color is That? Quick Guide to Horse Color Identification By Nancy Kerson
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A guide to identifying horse colors and color patterns, with just enough science and history to help the reader understand how it works;The book includes many full-color photographs to illustrate the... More > variations in horse coloring.< Less
Balanced Beekeeping II: Managing the Top Bar Hive By Philip Chandler
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If The Barefoot Beekeeper was the harbinger of the 'natural beekeeping' movement, then this is the workshop manual. Together with its companion volume - Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar... More > Hive - this book will lead you gently into a fascinating relationship with the most engaging of nature's workers: the honeybee. The author draws on 15 years of experience with many types of hive in the both amateur and professional beekeeping contexts. You will want this book beside you for years to come!< Less
Before the Rainbow Bridge By Tom Gunlicks
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I first met Tom Gunlicks in 1974 when I was a freshman in college at Augustana University (often referred to as Augie and which was then known as Augustana College). I was a freshman living... More > off-campus so between classes I studied in the lounge at the Augie Commons. Tom was a junior or senior at Augustana, and he was living off-campus as well so he came into the lounge to study between classes. I was sitting in the lounge one day early in my first semester preparing for my 1:00 pm freshman composition class when I first met Tom. He walked into the lounge, saw me, and immediately came up and introduced himself. Tom has written and excellent book on dog behavior. Tom Gunlicks is a great person, a great husband, and a great father. He cares about people, and he cares about dogs. Tom shares his personal journey in becoming a dog behaviorist as well as his professional journey in working with over 2,500 dogs. The stories are both touching and meaningful to anyone who loves dogs.< Less
A Lucky Life By Bob Soltys
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An adopted Jack Russell terrier tells his story. Beginning with his long night and uncertain future, Lucky recounts twelve years traveling across America with a photographer, and answering the... More > age-old questions "Who rescued who?" and "Where in the heck is Wall Drug?" Lucky's Dad illustrated the text with black and white photos of what has been a lucky life.< Less