The Irish Wolfhound International Magazine bringing you news, information about wolfhounds from around the world. Show results, health, stories, a little bit of everything for those who love this... More > wonderful breed.< Less
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
Selling Used Dogs was written by Robert Cabral and is a hands-on tool to help shelter workers, volunteers and rescue organizations.
Each chapter explains creative concepts that help in getting... More > animals adopted. Sample chapters include:
• Rescues that Work with Shelters.
• A Picture is Worth…
• If It’s Good Enough for Hollywood.
• What’s in a Name?
• Shelter Angel Videos.
• Social Networking.
and many more.
Selling Used Dogs also includes Robert Cabral’s complete B.A.R.C. - Behavioral Assessment & Reactivity Checklist. With complete step-by-step instructions for fair behavioral assessments of shelter dogs, this guide gives dogs a fair chance at structured behavioral evaluations and gives shelters a broad glimpse into the proper placement of a dog into a home.< Less
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
A collection of paintings and drawings of Abyssinian and Somali cats, by artist Nancy J. Bailey. Nancy raised and showed Somali cats for ten years. Her cat paintings have been sought by collectors... More > worldwide. The book contains 33 full color images and 4 pen and ink drawings. This celebration of the Abyssinian breed would be a great addition to any cat lover's library.< Less
Dog training expert, Eric Letendre, says that confusion is the number one problems dog owners face today. There is so much advice floating around that new dog and puppy owners become confused, which... More > leads to problems with their dogs. A lot of the advice out there is old and outdated. Much of it relies on outdated and harsh techniques that were used over a hundred years ago.
In his new book, you will learn new and proven training methods using the principles of behavior. In this book, you’ll learn The Reverse Dog Training Method developed by Eric Letendre. A revolutionary training system, it will show you how to get maximum results the quick and easy way. You’ll also discover his M.U.T.T. Method for dealing with common behavior problems such as jumping, housetraining, biting and much more.< 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
In this latest installment in the Proud Racer series, Daisy shares with readers her experiences while living in Yorkshire, England. Follow her as she explores everywhere from Keighley to Whitby to... More > Scotland, gets rained on in Wales, meets cheeky pigeons, is hailed a superstar by English greyhounds, and generally finds her way in her new homeland.
Through "An American Greyhound in Yorkshire," author Nancy Dunne has recounted her own experiences as an expatriated American through the eyes of her beloved greyhound, Daisy. In the tradition of the other volumes in the Proud Racer series, this book views the world through the eyes of Daisy, a retired racing greyhound turned expat American pet.< 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
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 guide to showing Welsh Ponies, Welsh Cobs and partbred Welsh in the USA breed ring. Tips, hints and secrets to a winning turnout!
When should you begin prepping your pony for an upcoming show?... More > What should you do about the mane? What should the handler wear? What should the pony wear?
All this and much more is covered in this book!
Taking you from filling out your entry to taking your pony into the ring, this guide details every aspect of in hand showing in the US breed ring.
Learn correct ring procedure, grooming for each Section of Welsh, appropriate tack, appropriate handler apparel and much more!< Less
Some dogs are perfect little angels that are responsive to your every word. Some are naughty little things that are constantly getting into trouble. Then there's your average dog, that's mostly good,... More > but occasionally bad. There is a fourth type- one all its own. The crazy, destructive, wild, and unable to be tamed- but is still affectionate. There is only one dog that belongs in this category, and his name is Willie.
This is Willie Johnson's autobiography. He's a Black Labrador living in Massachusetts with his quirky family, constant wrong doings, and so many scoldings of "Bad dog!" he must think it's his name.
This quirky picture book autobiography of a trouble making dog will make you laugh and cuddle your dog just a little bit more.< 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
Your pet does not have to be a victim of unhealthy processed foods. Join the thousands of people who are successfully feeding their pets a species appropriate diet and enjoying their healthy... More > companions. The Inner Carnivore is a priceless resource for leading your animal companions to a healthier lifestyle through feeding a natural diet. If you are concerned about harmful processed foods and want to educate yourself about natural diets this is the book for you.
Readers will be guided through the multitude of health problems created by processed foods. Learn how an animal’s anatomy, physiology and natural habits clearly illuminate what an appropriate diet consists of and how to provide such a diet.< Less
Occasionally in life, fate places something or someone on your path, and your life is blessed in a way that you never could have predicted. Chloe’s Dogma is one of those stories; the meeting of... More > two people with a dog named Chloe. In her adventures, Chloe survives a series of near misses – overcoming adversity and neglect along the way to finding her forever family.
In the time since Brian Nichols and Andrew Evans decided to bring her home, Chloe has taught them many of life’s most important lessons. They started talking about what life advice Chloe might give, and the result of those conversations is this book.
Chloe’s Dogma is a concise guide that includes five simple but profound teachings to help anyone seeking to lead a happy life. Each teaching includes a set of practices that, when applied regularly, can help create a life of enthusiasm, gratitude, and living-in-the-moment happiness! Chloe’s Dogma offers both instruction and inspiration for happy living.< Less
"Everything Dog" from the writers of "Dog Food; A Canine Cuisine" and "Treats! For Dogs, Cats and Birds." In “Everything Dog” you can make your own dog... More > treats, and learn a variety of exercises that you can do while walking your dog. We’ve included a detailed list of toxins inside and outside your home that may harm your dog. Did you know that an avocado could cause kidney failure or that grapes and even garlic can be fatal to your dog? We have a section on doggie horoscopes, collar colors and their meanings, and much, much, more!
“Everything Dog” is about having fun and bonding with your furry companion, while promoting a safe and healthy lifestyle. As owners of three wonderful dogs we have spent a considerable amount of time working on the perfect dog book, so you can raise a happy and healthy dog.< Less
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
Fear of fireworks, gunshots, thunder and other loud noises can wreck a dog’s life at certain times of the year. Christopher Day is a veterinary surgeon with over forty years of experience. He... More > shares some of his thoughts on this common problem. He shows how herbal medicine, homeopathy, Bach Flowers, Schuessler Tissue Salts and Aromatherapy may help your dog and mentions how diet may play a part.< Less
NEW! Starting out as a project on Facebook, 40 homeopathic first-aid medicines were posted. This eBook has descended from that, with more medicines (50) and with the original ones augmented. The... More > medicines are described in a clear and easy-to-read way, outlining their application in first-aid, emergencies and common ailments. All domestic animal species are considered.< Less
*All proceeds go directly to Hyena Conservation at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation
A true story about a hyena that inspired a dream and changed a life. A journey filled with obstacles, humor, and... More > love. *Autobiography< Less
The temperament of the Irish Wolfhound is loving, patient, generous, thoughtful and extremely intelligent. If they were a human, they would be everyone's best friend. They are wonderful with children... More > and a most loyal member of the family. If you are looking for a watchdog, the Irish Wolfhound is not the dog. His size is about the only thing that may scare strangers. He is far too loving and friendly to be a watchdog.
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