The African Giant/Pouched Rat (Cricetomys gambianus) - it's Physiology, ecology, care & taming is a comprehensive rodent textbook and the first of its kind discussing the complete life of this... More > rodent species. It includes information collected from the latest research and advice from current rat owners. It explores the evolution of this species and presents a detailed anatomical description of the adult rat. It also discusses the care of the rat and has a comprehensive section on disease and treatment thereof. The ecological importance of the rat in the wild is evaluated. Anatomical considerations are included. The book is an extremely useful reference source for those interested in rats, and for academics and students. It is well worth purchasing and would sit nicely on a library bookshelf.< Less
Christopher Day MRCVS has been treating horses for more than forty 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
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
Legendary comics artist Roberta Gregory's appealing cartoons illustrate the True Cat Tales of a variety of cat owners, as well as real-life stories of her own cats, as true-to-life comics. Engaging... More > stories that will make you laugh, cry and purr. Meet extraordinary cats, exasperating cats and perfectly ordinary cats, as well as the people who love them. These stories provide rare insights into the world of our sometimes-mysterious feline companions, and you may perhaps gain a better appreciation of your own cat. Read it along with your kitty!< 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
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
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
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
How to care holistically for senior animal companions, including hospice care in the home. BrightHaven is a sanctuary for senior and disabled animals located in northern California and known for its... More > miracles of healing.< 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
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
The story of a sweet little Pomeranian named Huey. Read about the last three days of his life.....and about his life and antics up until he passed away. A heartwarming story of the love and bond... More > between a little Pomeranian and his owner. Filled with over 30 color photos.< Less
Years of compilation regarding issues faced by hound owners, especially Irish Wolfhound owners. It is a 238 comprehensive book that covers anesthesia, surgery, lab testings, diseases, puppy rearing,... More > and anything that has to do with having a healthy hound. There are recipes and resources. A must for every dog owner.< Less
The complete first year (six issues) of the mega rare game dog magazine, Pit Dog Report, bound into one volume! Edited by the legendary Don Mayfield! January through to December 1970! Many black and... More > white action photos of dogs and dogmen. A total of 133 pages.
This is a new, quality reprint of the original magazines. It is not a cheap photocopy but a new professionally produced and bound book!< 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
An irrefutable law is a law that is impossible to deny or disprove.
Gravity is an irrefutable law. We can circumvent this law if we apply power to an airplane. Then the law of lift prevails –... More > until power fails and the law of gravity takes over.
With horses, there are certain laws that cannot be argued with. Often horse owners circumvent them as lift overrides gravity. But in the end, luck runs out.
In this book, Laws 1 through 4 apply to the physical handling of the horse. Laws 5 through 10 are the psychological laws.< 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
A family history book of CONE ancestry and history. Arriving in Isle of Wight, Virginia initially; then branches began spreading out, North Carolina. Washington Co. Georgia, then Greenville and... More > Madison, Florida - Fountain Cone ancestors and descendants. Many resources have been used to gather the research material. Sure to be a great book for the Cone family. descendants.< Less
In order to make homemade dog food easier and more accessible to the everyday busy dog mom or dad, Chez DaMutt has assembled some of the simplest, straightforward recipes for plain ol’ kibble,... More > moist food, and treats. Each of these recipes satisfies the 30/30/30 nutritional proportions your dog’s body needs to be its best, and each is simple enough to make that you can easily set aside an hour each week to put it together and be prepared for the next seven days. These aren’t exotic, gourmet foods that’ll have your baby’s tummy trying to keep up. They try to mimic the types of food your dog would eat if still in the wild while adding the modern benefits of plaque prevention and dental care. Eat Healthy!< 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
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