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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
Feed Your Horse the Natural Way : The Platform Upon Which to Build Health By Christopher Day
eBook (ePub): $12.50
Christopher Day MRCVS has been treating horses for more than 43 years and has a special interest in their safe and natural feeding and nutrition. This ebook offers a simple-to-follow approach to... More > providing your horse with a species-suitable, fresh and wholesome diet, which has brought health and welfare benefits to so many of his patients. In the author's opinion, expensive and vigorously-marketed manufactured horse foods and supplements are not the best way to feed your horse for stamina, performance, musculo-skeletal health, immune resilience and a long, happy and active life. The horse is the archetypal vegan and thrives on fibrous foods. Christopher Day advocates feeding as close to Nature as one can, in this modern society. This ebook provides a simple guide to taking your horse's health and well-being into your own hands. Your horse will be thankful for it, every day.< Less
A Beginner's Guide to Veterinary Homeopathy: For Dogs, Cats, Horses & Others By Christopher Day
eBook (ePub): $7.73
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
Guide & Control Your Pet Dog's Behaviour By David Ryan PG Dip (CABC) CCAB
eBook (ePub): $6.82
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
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
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
Leonberger Owner's Guide - complete download By Leonberger University
eBook (PDF): $8.00
A downloadable pdf version of the complete Leonberger Owner's Guide for anyone interested in the Leonberger.
"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
Venomous Snakes in Captivity: Safety and Husbandry By B. W. Smith
eBook (PDF): $10.00
(3 Ratings)
(c 2005) Regarded by many as the "bible" of keeping venomous snakes. This Book Includes: Proper Housing, Responsible Husbandry, The Tools and Equipment, Safe Handling Practices, Mistakes... More > to be Avoided, Tips for Safety and Effeciency, Federal and State Regulatory Agencies, Emergency Contacts and 76 FULL COLOR Illustrations. Endorsed by the Miami Dade Antivenom Unit.< 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
Controlled Aggression By Girard Bradshaw
eBook (PDF): $15.00
(2 Ratings)
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
'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.
Brown Dog By Len Napoli, Carol Smock
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“If I’d known Chip’s passing would make him famous, we would have had more escapades to make the story interesting!” The story is endearing because of its simplicity. In Brown... More > Dog you’ll meet Chocolate Chip, a brown labrador retriever-mix whose life and passing motivated his person to make a difference in the lives of others. At age four, Chip was surrendered by a family who couldn’t pay for a tumor removal. After the rescue group had the tumor removed, he was adopted by a single woman who doted on him. When Carol adopted Chip, she lamented to the rescue group, “It’s a shame there isn’t an organization who could have helped his family pay for the care he needed so they could keep him.” Never did she expect to experience the same scenario herself. Brown Dog has inspired many to do good work. He will inspire you too.< Less
Japanese Akita Judge's Education Guide By Hope Yoneshige, Julia Cooper, Kathy Gima
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If you're interested in the Japanese Akita, this book is a must-have addition to your reference library. The Japanese Akita Club of America's Official Guide to Judging the Japanese Akita breaks down... More > the standard for conformation judges, exhibitors, breeders and newcomers to the breed. It "not only exposes the reader to the breed but also dispels much of the misinformation found online" (from the Forward). The commentary on the Japanese Akita standard is based on decades of studying materials from the Akita Inu Hozonkai (AKIHO), the world's oldest and most prestigious Akita breed preservation society, and conferring with AKIHO, Federation Cynologique International, United Kennel Club, Japan Kennel Club and American Kennel Club judges in addition to input from experienced and reputable breeders. This comprehensive guide contains English-language commentary, photos and illustrations. Partial proceeds from the sales of this book go to JACA Cares to fund breed-specific rescue operations.< Less
The Book of Marvelous Cats By Janet Kozachek
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As a 21st century answer to T.S. Eliot's practical cats, Janet Kozachek has created a book of useful and amusing cats. Richly illustrated with detailed pencil drawings and witty rhymes, The Book of... More > Marvelous Cats features cats that entertain, do the chores of the household and garden, create solar panels, provide physical therapy and even a ten foot tall cat that drags unwanted guests out of a residence. For cat and art lovers of all ages. "We find Janet Kozachek’s ekphrastic cat creations ensconced in elaborate backgrounds from the homey to the exotic. Feline tongues and extended claws fashion feasts, grace ancient caves, or warm roofs with solar heat. Kitty couplets accompany lithe images of the many lives these creatures live and dream." Sarah Wyman, Associate Professor of English SUNY New Paltz< Less
Learn How to Understand and Train your Akita Puppy & Dog to Have Good Behavior By Vince Stead
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1. The Characteristics of a Akita Puppy or Dog 2. What You Should Know About Puppy Teeth 3. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Akita Puppy 4. Are Rawhide Treats Good for Your Akita? 5.... More > How to Crate Train Your Akita 6. When Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog? 7. When Your Akita Makes Potty Mistakes 8. How to Teach your Akita to Fetch 9. Make it Easier and Healthier for Feeding Your Akita 10. When Your Akita Has Separation Anxiety, and How to Deal With It 11. When Your Akita Is Afraid of Loud Noises 12. How to Stop Your Akita From Jumping Up On People 13. How to Build A Whelping Box for a Akita or Any Other Breed of Dog 14. How to Teach Your Akita to Sit 15. Why Your Akita Needs a Good Soft Bed to Sleep In 16. How to Stop Your Akita From Running Away or Bolting Out the Door 17. Some Helpful Tips for Raising Your Akita Puppy 18. How to Socialize Your Akita Puppy 19. How to Stop Your Akita Dog From Excessive Barking< 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 http://timesunion.com/greatdogs.< 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 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
Family Companion Dog An Owner's Manual For Relationship Centered Leadership By Renea L. Dahms DipCBST, RMT, CTDI
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(4 Ratings)
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
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
Venomous Snakes in Captivity: Safety and Husbandry By B. W. Smith
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(c 2005) Regarded by many as the "bible" of keeping venomous snakes. This Book Includes: Proper Housing, Responsible Husbandry, The Tools and Equipment, Safe Handling Practices, Mistakes... More > to be Avoided, Tips for Safety and Effeciency, Federal and State Regulatory Agencies, Emergency Contacts and 76 FULL COLOR Illustrations. Endorsed by the Miami Dade Antivenom Unit.< 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
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