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
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
EQUINE HARMONY: A New Life for Suka is the real-life story of an American Mustang mare. This book traces Suka's journey from California, where she was gathered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM),... More > to Mississippi, to Wisconsin, where she is now part of a special program for military veterans: A Therapeutic Equine Assisted Self-confidence Experience (AT EASE). Suka was adopted by the author from the BLM in 2012. Articles about Suka written by Patti Huber appeared in Wisconsin Horsemen's News in November 2012 (When the Stars - and Stripes - Align) and in May 2013 (Setting Suka free).< 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
Sadie Mae Baird, canine avatar, returns in this her fourth book, SADIE MAE BAIRD...Judge Not! Together with her Gram, author Carolyn Arkison, Sadie encourages her readers to judge not appearances,... More > judge not circumstances and judge not outcomes. Sadie uses everyday examples of both human and animal encounters which, while appearing to be extraordinary and challenging, may in fact be disguised opportunities for expanded life experience and personal growth. Within the pages of this book, you will laugh, you will cry and you will be amazed as Sadie finds priceless lessons hidden within the mundane dramas of day-to-day living. Sadie makes it all so very simple. All too often life can seem overwhelming and frenzied. Sadie finds humor in the outrageous and teaches us to laugh at ourselves. Her attitude is truly refreshing!< Less
handbook for new puppy owners is a hands-on workbook that takes the new puppy owners deep into the way a puppy thinks and behaves. This book is educational in that it teaches the new owners how to... More > hold a puppy, walk a puppy, talk to a puppy and how to care for their puppy with day to day, step by step instructions. Anyone can raise a pup by following the instructions in this book.< 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
It's completely natural for dogs to bark, and it’s one of their most essential forms of communication after energy and body language. Dogs will bark as a warning, to guard their pack and... More > territory. They'll also bark to express excitement.
Those forms of barking are hardly ever a nuisance and don’t last for very long. That's the reason why nuisance barking generally has the same cause and the same solution. When a dog barks too much, it’s almost always telling you that he's bored and is searching for stimulation or a challenge.
Unavoidably, excessive barking signifies there's a problem with the human, and not the dog; there's something not balanced in the pack, so the dog’s needs are not being satisfied. The barking is the sole method the dog has to inform you something is wrong. This eBook will try to help you, dog owners, to figure out why your dog is barking excessively and what you can do to handle the situation.< Less
A one-of-a-kind Fill-In-The-Blank Keepsake for your Dog.
In this 6x9, black and white, illustrated and photography rich book, you'll find dozens of topics to talk about regarding your dog's first... More > years and beyond. A canine version of the human baby books, there's plenty of room for photographs and threaded between is a spot for you to paste an envelope with a piece of your dog's fur or old ID tags.
Perfect for your own dog, or as a gift to someone who just welcomed their own canine fur baby into their house. This version is black and white, but there is also pink for girls, blue for boys and a yellow as well! Also available in paperback!< Less
Discover the secrets of a tropical fish expert. You will learn how to set up an aquarium and how to successfully keep beautiful and healthy fish. Included in Aquarium Secrets Revealed! are these free... More > bonuses.
• Quick Set Up Reference
• Step-By-Step Instructions.
• The Exclusive "Aquarium Secrets
Revealed!" Complete Shopping
Each book also includes beautiful color pictures.< Less
(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
Eight years after his beloved wolfhound died, Grover Krantz wrote this book. A renowned anthropologist, Krantz was an expert in human and animal behavior. He also had a great love of dogs. This book... More > is an insightful narrative and contemplation on Krantz's best friend, whom he called "a patient, affectionate, loyal companion -- with a sheer quantity of personality that made him almost human." The book was described by the *Washington Post* as "a funny, moving memoire [of] Krantz's gigantic wolfhound." For more information see lulu.com/wmmeachamhk . ISBN 978-988-17324-1-5. Library of Congress catalogue no. 2009287041.< Less
American Bulldog Handbook is an American bulldog care and training guide. It is called American bulldog manual.This book covers everything there is to know about American Bulldogs and it's... More > comprehensible to the average person! In fact, some people have called it the "American Bulldog Manual!"< Less
Impression-a-Bull presents to the public a realistic account of the true character of Pit bulls and the people who share their lives with them. As a Pit bull advocacy and rescue organization, we... More > wanted to provide responsible guardians with a platform to share their stories and the opportunity to help others know Pit bulls the way we know them. With the help and creativity of Amiee Stubbs Photography, this award winning project has been brought to life in vivid color through captivating photos and stories of just a few of the many responsible Pit bull guardians of Nashville!
100% of the proceeds from the sales of this book will go toward Nashville PITTIE's spaying and neutering of pit bulls and pit bull type dogs in the Middle Tennessee area.
Please be sure to check out the Huffington Post Impression-a-Bull review! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/11/nashville-pitties_n_5478755.html< 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
Stretching is an excellent tool to help supple and relax your horse. It is also a great way to determine muscle balance and pain levels from region to region. You can discover through massage which... More > regions are tight and painful and which regions are loose and confortable. If you find a painful region correspond the region to the specific muscle stretch to determine which stretches may be beneficial for your horse. Stretching is best done after a workout when muscles are warm and loose. If the horse reacts stretches should be done more often. If the horse reacts strongly please refer to a professional.< 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
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
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