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Hamster Manual
by: Marsh, Albert

Complete manual for the successful breeding and raising of Syrian Hamsters. B/W photos. 87 pgs
c. 1951, booklet...$9.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, cover shows some wear

Hamster: Reproduction & Behavior
by: Siegel, Harold I.

The book is divided into four sections. The first section consists of a historical account of the origins of the hamster as a laboratory species from its intial capture to its subsequent domestication. The second section covers reprodcutive endocrinology & includes chapters on the estrous cycle, pregnancy, the endocrinology of the male & the pineal. The third section discusses social behavior & begins with a chapter on communication, followed by a chapter on sexual differentiation & then by chapters on female & male sexual behavior, & the remaining topcis include prenatal & aggressive behavior. The final section consists of a chapter on development & three chapters devoted to functions of individuals. These include biological rythms, energy balance, & the visual & somatosensory systems. B/W photos, illustrations, charts & graphs. 440 pgs.
c. 1985, H/C (Regular Price $211.00)...$115.00
Condition: Very Good, minor wear & stains on cover, inside excellent, like new, no writing

Hamsters, Step-By-Step
by: Barrie, Anmarie

Chapters on: Selection, taming, shows, breeding, varieties, feeding, housing, health. Color photos. 64 pgs.

Hamsters: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: Von Frisch, Otto
How to take care of them & understand them, handling, diet, housing, health, behavior, training, breeding.

Hamsters As A New Pet
by: Barrie, Anmarie

Covers: Natural history, varieties, stock selection, breeding, housing, feeding, health. Color photos. 64 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$6.95

Hamsters Today (A Complete Authoritative Guide)
by: Kelsey-Wood, Dennis

This informative & colorful book covers every important topic dealing with hamster keeping. From housing to health care, it contains all of the information needed for the day-to-day care of hamsters. There is also a special chapter on the various other species of hamster that are found throughout the world. Here is a partail listing of contents: accommodations, selection, feeding, before you breed, exhibition, & helath care. 64 Glossy high-color pages.
c. 1996, H/C...$9.95

How To Raise & Train A Pet Hamster
by: Roberts, M.F.

Chapters on: Choosing, equipment, habits, food, hoarding, breeding, color varieties, and tricks.
c. 1958, S/C...$2.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

I, Houdini: The Autobiography of A Self-Educated Hamster
Banks, Lynne Reid

Fictional story written from the viewpoint of a hamster with an exceptional talent for escaping in his quest for the great Outside. 127 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$12.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Know Your Gerbils
by: Robinson, Jr., D.G.

The perfect book for the beginner. Covers: What is a gerbil?, choosing, housing, enviornment, feeding, handling, training, sexing, breeding, babiesgrowth & development, health, a friend to science, gerbils in the classroom, & here's to the gerbil. Color photos. 64 pgs.
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, shows minor wear

Mice...As A Hobby
by: Young, Jack

Housing, equipment, stock selection, breeding, feeding, varieties, color, genetics.

Mice: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: Bielfeld, Horst

Care, nutrition, behavior, breeding, health, senses, taming, housing.

Outwitting Mice
by: Bill Adler Jr
101 truly ingenious methods & proven techniques to prevent mice, rats, & other rodents from invading your home. 160 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$14.95

Proper Care Of Fancy Rats
by: Mays, Nick

Written with remarkable clarity and illustrated throughout with full-color photos, it provides readers with all the basics of rat ownership, from selecting the right animals to providing the best feeding, housing and health care. Valuable coverage about breeding fancy rats is also provided. Chapters: Meet the rat, housing, feeding, ailments, varieties, exhibiting, breeding, & genetics. 256 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$16.95

Rat: A Perverse Miscellany
by: Hodgson, Barbara

A full-color homage to everybody's favorite rodent, "The Rat" is packed with rat facts, rat fiction, rat lore, rat art, and more. Quick-paced and fun-to-read, this compendium explores the unsinkable rat in fables, folklore, novels, pulp fiction, and horror flicks. Filled with B/W & Color Photos & illustrations. 116 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$15.95

Rat: An Owner's Guide To A Happy Healthy Pet
by: Cardinal, Ginger
Happy, Healthy Pet guides focus on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. In addition, owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for their animals may be difficult to come by. As always, the instruction is from experts. Chapters: History of the rat, rats as pets, varieties, selecting, housing, feeding, health, training tips & trciks, showing, and recommended reading. Color photos. 126 pgs.
c. 1998, H/C...$12.95

by: Fox, Susan

Housing, food, training, breeding, health, taming.

Rats: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: Himsel, Carol DVM

Understanding rats, housing, care, breeding, feeding, training, health.

Teddy Bear Hamsters
by: Roberts, Mervin F.

Hamster facts, classification, choosing a pet, caging, feeding, grooming, bathing, breeding, raising babies, genetics, diseases. B/W & Color photos. 96 pgs.
c. 1974, H/C...$9.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Training Your Pet Hamster
by: Bucsis, Gerry & Somerville, Barbara
Once owners teach their hamster to welcome their touch, training can go on to include many games with widely available cage toys, as well as litter training, rolling on a rubber ball, and even leash-walking. Features full-color photos on nearly every page, tips for hassle-free travel with a pet, advice on managing behavior problems, and a selection of games that owners can teach their pets to play. 90 Color photos. 87 pgs.
c. 2002, S/C...$8.95

Training Your Pet Rat
by: Gerry Bucsis & Barbara Somerville
Advice on caging, feeding, rat management, do-it-yourself ideas on improving your rat's habitat, lessons in building trust, play, leash walking, squeaking, fun & games, mazes, & other tricks. Color photos. 95 pgs.
c. 2000...S/C...$6.95

Woodmice & Yellow-Necked Mice
by: Flowerdew, John

Description, variation, signs, behavior, communication, food, breeding, parasites.

Your First Hamster
by: Smith, Peter

Perfect for the first time hamster owner. Information on selection, housing, feeding, taming, training, breeding, mutations & health. Color photos. 33 pgs.
c. 1996, Booklet...$3.00

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