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Bone Appetit!
by: Anson, Suzan

This canine cookbook features more than 100 delicious recipes to cook for dogs, heartily recommended by Dog World and Actors & Others for Animals. 288 pgs.

Bones To Biscuits: The Dog Foodbook
by: McDonald, Linda

Commercial dog food and what's in it, what to feed, how to feed, amounts to feed, how to feed a puppy, special diets, dry foods & fillers, stews, meat dinners. 136 pgs.
c. 1977, S/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Book of The Bitch: A Complete Guide To Understanding & Caring For Bitches
by: Evans, JM & White, Kay

A comprehensive guide to female dogs. Written by experts, it is relevant to both the experienced breeder and the novice owner. Contains detailed advice on how to recognize the signs of sickness and diseases to which bitches are prone. Also includes vital topics such as: choosing a bitch puppy, feeding, edicating your bitch, & coping with common birth problems. 230 pgs.
c. 1988, S/C...$17.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Rare, Quantities Limited

Breed Predispositions To Disease In Dogs & Cats
by: Gough, Alex & Thomas, Alison
An ideal reference for veterinarians, students, breeders and pet owners. Contains listings of dog & cat breeds and the diseases and disorders to which they are believed to be predisposed, together with details of the mode of inheritance where known. Contains a colour plate section. 234 pgs.
c. 2004, S/C...$59.99

Breeding A Litter: Complete Book of Prenatal & Postnatal Care
by: Harris, Beth

Selecting breeding stock, neonatal care, puppy development, socialization.

Canine & Feline Behavioral Therapy
by: Hart, Benjamin & Lynette

This book is organized into 3 sections. Section 1 covers practical tips in handling clients and in using the office visit to produce results. Section 2 comprises of the crux of the book with 18 chapters on specific behavioral problems. Throughout this section are sample cases with brief instructions to clients for the most typical problems. The chapters in this section can be referred to when a practioner is confronted with a particular problem. Section 3 is comprised of background material that one may want to read at his or her leisure. 275 pgs
c. 1985, H/C... $45.00

Canine & Feline Nutrition
by: Carey, Case & Daristotle, Hirakawa

Concentrates on the dietary management of the healthy dog and cat. It provides in-depth examination of nutritional principles, nutrient requirements, feeding management and treatment of nutritionally-responsive diseases. Current research is reviewed along with balanced discussions of controversial issues of dietary management. Also includes important new criteria for evaluating & selecting pet foods.Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides the latest animal nutrition information for veterinarians, students, and companion animal enthusiasts. 592 pgs
c. 2000, 2nd Ed, H/C... $69.95

Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual
Hourdebaigt, Jean-Pierre, L.M.T.

This book has over 100 illustrations and 100+ photographs that will guide you every step of the way. Learn: Basics of canine anatomy and kinesiology; massage movements, pressures, techniques and systems; massage routines designed to address specific health problems; stretching and hydrotherapy techniques; use of massage to relax and bond with your dog and tips on how to run a canine massage business. 186 pages
c. 2004, 2nd Ed, S/C... $22.95

Canine Medicine

Compiled by veterinarians. A complete text & reference work. Covers: the clinical exam, admistration of medicine, nutrition, diseases, respiratory system, urogenital system, blood & blood-forming organs, heart, endocrine glands, anatomy of the skin & the skin, ears, eyes, nervous system, allergies, infections, pediatrics, geriatrics, diseases caused by toxic agents, euthanasia, inhalation therapy, parenteral fluid therapy. 397 B/W & color illustrations. 854 pgs.
c. 1962, 2nd Edition, Revised, H/C...$55.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Canine Orthepedics
by: Rooks, Robert L., DVM

Identifies & discusses the diseases & maladies, genetic, environmental & traumatic, that affect the skeletal structure of dogs. It directs particular emphasis to: how owners can learn to evaluate problems, preventative measures, accident prevention & selective breeding, treatment options, & causes of lameness. Lots of diagrams, drawings, B/W photos & xrays. 278 pgs.
c. 1997, H/C...$27.95

Caring For Your Older Dog
by: Pinney, Chris

Comprehensive guide to improve the quality of life and the longevity of your pet. 192 pgs.

Chewing (Simple Solutions)
by: Thornton, Kim Campbell

Humorously written and illustrated, this easy-to-read book is packed with real information about why dogs chew and provides valuable solutions to all your dog's chewing problems. 64 pgs.
c. 2002, S/C...$6.95

Collins Guide To Dog Nutrition
by: Collins, Donald

A complete contemporary update of the modern masterwork for all dog feeders. Contents: Part I - Why a dog is fed; Part II - What a dog is fed; Part III - How a dog is fed; Part IV - Feeding programs; Part V - Fact & fancy. B/W photos. 336 pgs.
c. 1987 2nd Ed, H/C...$20.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Near Mint

Complete Book Of Dog Breeding
by: Rice, Dan

An experienced veterinarian and writer on pets explains the seasonality of heats, choosing and conditioning breeding stock, potential breeding problems, the actual breeding process, normal, assisted and cesarean-section births, lactation, neonatal puppy care, and much more.

Complete Care For Your Aging Dog
by: Shojai, Amy D.

Contains the answers you need to care for dogs that are seven years and older. Filled with heartwarming stories, the latest developments in geriatric veterinary care, age-defying tips, and comprehensive reference material, this is the definitive guide to turning back the clock on aging - and keeping senior dogs vital, happy, and active throughout their golden years. 276 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$14.95

Complete Herbal Book For The Dog
by: DeBairacli Levy, Juliette

A Handbook of natural care & rearing. The first half of the book deals with diet, feeding, care of the in-whelp female & natural rearing of puppies. The remainder deals with ailments (listed alphabetically) & their treatments. 207 pgs.
c. 1971, 3rd Ed, 6th printing 1984, S/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Consumer's Guide To Dog Food
by: Palika, Liz

What's in dog food, why it' s there, how to choose the best food for your dog. For anyone who's wondered what the differences are in the huge variety of dog foods out there, and what's best for the dog, this book tells them. With new products hitting the shelves every day, the dog food industry is booming. This book demystifies canine nutrition and compares the ingredients in leading brands in clear, simple, objective language.

Cooking For Your Dog: Tasty, Healthy & Safe Recipies
by: Pils, Ingeborg

If you want to pamper your four-legged friend with a bit of variety in the dog bowl, you'll find great recipes for every occasion in this book: crunchy dog cookies, healthy meat meals with fresh vegetables, and dishes to get your dog back on its paws when its unwell. Color photos. 80 pgs.
c. 2007, H/C...$7.99

Country Vet's Home Remedies For Dogs
by: Thornton, Kim Campbell & Fortney, William DVM

This helpful guide is filled with homespun advice & do-it-yourself treatments for many of the common problems your dog may experience. From treating a dog's hot spots to controlling barking, this book provides easy-to-follow hints & remedies to help care for our dog. 192 pgs.
c. 1998, H/C...$14.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - like new

Distemper Complex
by: Whitney, Leon DVM & Whitney, George DVM

The history, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment of eleven of the diseases which comprise the distemper complex. Brings together the work of scientists the world over. Useful to the veterinarian, research scientist, virologist, bacteriologist and public health official. Includes a bibliography of 1500 references. 219 pgs.
c. 1953, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Dog Anatomy
by: Goody, Peter

A pictorial approach to canine structure. It is intended to provide the reader with the essential aspects of dog anatomy with the emphasis throuhgout the book placed on points of anatomy that can bee seen or felt from the surface through the skin. 38 pages of illustrations comprising over 150 individual drawings. 128 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$29.95

Dog Anatomy: A Coloring Atlas
by: Kainer, Robert DVM & McCracken, Thomas MS

Simple, easy-to-use presentation of core regional anatomy presented in 195 black and white line drawings arranged on 81 plates. Consistent layout includes medically correct terminology with clear, understandable definitions. Helpful do-it-yourself coloring format maximizes comprehension and retention. 200 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C, Spiral...$45.00

The Dog Ate It: Cooking for Yourself and Your Four-Legged Friends
by: Eckhardt, Linda West & Bradley, Barbara & Kern, Judy

Just as humans need to eat the right balance of protein, vegetables, and whole grains, so do dogs. But where do we find the time to cook special meals just for our pets when many of us struggle to feed ourselves healthfully? With The Dog Ate It, there's no need to prepare separate meals. Developed by an award-winning cookbook writer and a rancher, Tthis book is the first cookbook with recipes designed for dogs and their owners to savor together. With good nutrition guidelines for dogs of all sizes, a list of Doggie Diet Do's and Don'ts, and what foods to have on hand so you can invent your own Fido-friendly recipes, The Dog Ate It is perfect for an occasional treat or for every night. You'll learn which commercial dog foods are healthy substitutes for home-cooked grub, and even how to throw the perfect pooch party for Howl-a-Ween, Canine Christmas (Fleas Navidad), or Bowser's birthday. 143 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C...$15.00

Dog Massage
by: Ballner, MaryJean

Since we don't speak "Basic Bark," the best way to canine-communicate is through touch. Regular Dog Massage sessions give dogs the attention they crave and the affection they need, and the techniques explained in this book are designed to:- Relax tense, overworked muscles - Help puppies benefit from touch, especially during their prime socialization period - Aid early detection of health problems - Improve sociability and help calm a "Rowdy Rover" - Promote cooperation during grooming and visits to the vet - Enhance that loving bond between you and your dogRecommended by veterinarians and dog experts, massage is an essential part of your pet's health care. Dog Massage gives you all the skills you need, including:- Basic Massage Motions, Hand Positions, Speeds, Pressures and Moods - Over 50 Massage Techniques from Whiskers to Tail - Advanced Techniques and "White Glove Treatments" - How to "Voice Massage". B/W photos. 158 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$12.95

Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook
by: Carlson, Delbert G. DVM
Emergencies, parasites, infectious diseases, skin, eyes, ears, nose, digestive system, medications. 175 superb pictures & drawings. 364 pgs.
c. 1992, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limied
Condition: Good

Dog Owner's Veterinary Guide
by: Stamm, G.W.

Contains valuable information about topics of importance to dog owners, such as: can you be your own vet, distemper, rabies, feeding, minerals, vitamins, poisons & antidotes, worms, mange, ticks, fleas, lice, eczema, ringworm, dandruff, acne, eye diseases & injuries, itchy rectum, dropsy or edema, pleurisy, digestive disturbances, first aid, coccidoisis, prioplasmosis, leptospirosis, histoplasmosis, trichinosis, abnormal growths & swelling, hernia, how to dock tails, ear cropping, how to give anesthetic, medicines - their use & abuse, bone fractures & more. B/W photos. 112 pgs.
c. 1964, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limied

Dog Repair Book
by: James, Ruth B. DVM

The Dog Repair Book is an easy-to-understand do-it-youself guide that shows the dog owner how to care for dogs in sickness and in health. It emphasizes preventive medicine and how to avoid injuries and illness. It covers every aspect of canine management, including house-training, reproduction, and common behavioral problems, as well as life-saving first-aid. The book emphasizes saving money on canine health care while knowing when to call the veterinarian. It comes with a one-year money-back guarantee of satisfaction to the retail customer. 260 pgs.

Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals
by: Sheldrake, Rupert

Filled with captivating stories and thought-provoking analysis, this book is a ground-breaking exploration of animals behavior that will profoundly change the way we think about animals and ourselves. With a scientist's mind and an animal lover's compassion, the author compellingly demonstrates that we and our pets are social animals, linked together by invisible bonds connecting animals to each other, to their owners and to their homes in powerful ways. He explains the uncanny behavior often observed in pets and helps provide an explanation for amazing animals behavior in the wild, such as migration and homing. 352 pages, B/W photos and illustrations
c. 1999, H/C... $22.95

Emergency First Aid For Dogs
by: Rubin, Sheldon DVM

Written by a veterinarian, this book guides you step-by-step through the emergency situations most likely to befall your pet. Simple but detailed instructions, accompanied by clear precise illustrations, show you exactly how to handle such injuries as broken bones, burns, electrical shock, eye injuries, bleeding, poisoning, and other common emergencies. 160 pgs.
c. 1986, S/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

First Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats (Prevention For Pets)
by: Shojai, Amy

With advice from over 80 of America's top Veterinarians. What to Do Now, What to Do Later; over 150 Everyday Accidents and Emergencies; Essential Medicine Chest; At-A-Glance Symptom Finder; How to Prevent Accidents; Illustrated, clinically proven techniques. Plus, a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to more than 15 common, and not-so common, injuries & conditions. 439 pgs
c. 2001, H/C... $17.50

Genetics Of The Dog
by: Willis, Malcolm

Written for the layperson and the scientist alike, this study of how heredity affects physical and behavioral conditions in dogs includes basic genetic principles, polygenic inheritance, inheritance of many desirable and undesirable features, genetic diseases, and much more. 417 pgs.
c. 1989, H/C...$60.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Gourmet Dog Biscuits From Your Bread Machine
by: MacDonald, Sondra

This unique cookbok is full of wholesome flavorful treats that you can make for your dog in your bread machine. You'll find easy directions, helpful hints and storage tips throughout. Included are treats made with chicken broth, treats made with beef broth, nonfat treats and healthy vegetarian biscuits for the modern mutt. 121 pages
c. 2001, S/C... $10.95

Guide To Home Pet Grooming
by: Pinney, Chris

How to keep dogs and cats looking and feeling their best. How to bathe, brush, comb,and clip a pet's coat-with special tips for differnt breeds. How to treat canine and feline skin problems. Proper nutrition and its effects on your pet's appearance. More than 100 helpful full-color illustrations. 128 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$8.95

Guide To Owning An Aging Dog
by: Kejcz, Yvonne

Aging dogs, like aging people, have considerations all their own: what diet is best; exercise concerns; decreasing vision and hearing, as well as other health problems; and others. This book explores them all, and is written in a tone that empathizes with both pet and owner during a dog's sunset years. Color photos on nearly every page. 64 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$7.95

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