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Pets - Animal Care

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Pets - Animal Care

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Dog Massage -  A Whiskers-to-Tail Guide to Your Dog's Ultimate Petting Experience, Ballner, Maryjean
1 Ballner, Maryjean Dog Massage - A Whiskers-to-Tail Guide to Your Dog's Ultimate Petting Experience
St. Martin's Griffin 2001 0312267274 / 9780312267278 Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact, a few light creases and light soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has a little wear to laminate corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; 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” (372osl, 0211) 
Price: 3.95 USD
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THE HEALING POWER OF PETS Harnessing the Amazing Ability of Pets to Make and Keep People Happy and Healthy, Becker, Dr. Marty
2 Becker, Dr. Marty THE HEALING POWER OF PETS Harnessing the Amazing Ability of Pets to Make and Keep People Happy and Healthy
Hyperion 2002 0786868082 / 9780786868087 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New book, no markings. Dustjacket has light shelfwear involving scuffing to jacket and two tiny edge tears, price sticker on rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Modern medicine is now discovering the amazing power of animals to detect, treat, and cure a host of diseases and conditions. There are pets who can sniff out cancers that are undetectable to highly trained doctors with sophisticated medical equipment; others who can sense when their owner is about to have a heart attack, seizure, or panic attack; and many who provide a safe passage in the world for the physically or emotionally challenged. Increasingly, medicine is recognizing the special relationship between pets and people as one of the most powerful weapons in fighting disease and treating chronic conditions. In fact, many doctors are routinely "prescribing" pets for their patients. In The Healing Power of Pets, Dr. Marty Becker, Good Morning America's veterinary correspondent, blends revolutionary scientific discoveries with deeply moving, personal stories of pets and their owners. [525] 
Price: 11.95 USD
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FUR SHUI  An Introduction to Animal Feng Shui, Brown, Paula
3 Brown, Paula FUR SHUI An Introduction to Animal Feng Shui
The Lyons Press 2008 1599212765 / 9781599212760 First Edition Hardcover New 
New hardcover, no jacket as issued. Small yellow highlighter remainder mark bottom edge of pages; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104 pages; Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, or goldfish, you and your pet reverberate with chi, the mystic flow of life. Fur Shui offers a serious but lighthearted overview of how we can easily improve the quality of life both for our furry (and nonfurry) friends and for ourselves. You’ll learn that animals are full of natural energy and have a pervasive desire to provide emotional support to their caretakers. By understanding the simple principles in Fur Shui, you’ll immediately see that our pets have the power to improve our health, protect our homes, and commiserate with us on work, money, and love. (295-osl) 
Price: 6.00 USD
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New York Sterling 1991 0806972483 / 9780806972480 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Oversize softcover, plastic laminated. Ex-library in excellent condition, very light wear/soiling. b/w illustrations. 40 extraordinary projects for pet homes & carriers, incl. dog castle, cat play steamboat, cat sleeping box, a-frame for large dogs, feline fun house, rabbit hutch, various bed frames, etc.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 7.05 USD
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THE MYTHOLOGY OF DOGS Canine Legend and Lore through the Ages, Hausman, Gerald and Loretta
5 Hausman, Gerald and Loretta THE MYTHOLOGY OF DOGS Canine Legend and Lore through the Ages
St. Martin's Griffin 1998 0312181396 / 9780312181390 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition, clean and unmarked. Light edge and corner wear to cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Tracing the literary and historical legacy of over 65 different breeds, "A magnificent, breed-by-breed collection of the legend and lore surrounding man's best friend. From the Afghan to the Yorkie, fascinating stories abount, including: The Maltese who hid under the skirt of Mary Queen of Scots at her beheading; The medieval Wolfound who bravely saved his master's child from a marauding wolf; The Afghan whose nose got wet plugging up the holes in Noah's Ark; The Newfoundland who valiently tried to save his owner as the Titanic went down etc. Etc. [415-notosl] 
Price: 7.55 USD
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6 Hotchner, Tracie The Dog Bible, Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know
Gotham 2005 1592401325 / 9781592401321 First Edition Softcover New 
New book - has reminder mark across spine end on bottom. Very light shelfwear to cover edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 704 pages; For everyone who has ever wished Dr. Spock had written about dogs instead—The Dog Bible is your essential guide to everything you will ever need to know. Whether you’re a first-time dog owner or an expert, your dog would want you to read this book. Encyclopedic in scope, it covers not only the basics, but every practical aspect of life with a dog, including many fascinating and helpful subjects never before collected in one volume.... (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra shipping will apply) (1+kg) 
Price: 13.95 USD
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CATTLE AND US Frankly Speaking, Jacobs, Frank
7 Jacobs, Frank CATTLE AND US Frankly Speaking
Calgary, AB Detselig Enterprises 1993 1550590715 / 9781550590715 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, a little corner wear & scuffing to cover. Interior pages clean & tight other than small inscription on title page. B/w illustrations. "Here's a frank and humorous account of why cattle come in five sexes, as well as other provocative facts about bovines. Besides the biology and sexuality of cattle, the author discusses everything from the economic realities and hardships of ranching to the myth of the cowboy and the place of cattle in mankind's history..."; 8vo 
Price: 17.50 USD
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TAILS FROM THE BARK SIDE True Stories from the Family Dog, Kilcommons, Brian
8 Kilcommons, Brian TAILS FROM THE BARK SIDE True Stories from the Family Dog
Warner Books 1997 0446521507 / 9780446521505 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Only light wear overall. Publisher's reminder mark on bottom edge of pages. Small inscription on blank endpages. Book otherwise clean & unmarked. 233 pages. Book Description: In a book as warm and wonderful as James Herriots Yorkshire Tales, but set in the real world of todays pet owners, number one canine experts Briam Kilcommins and Sarah Wilson share their adventures in dog training as well as memories of their own dogs. From one Siberian Husky trying to make it in the Bahamas to the seven Akitas residing in an Italian villa, youll meet some unforgettable pooches in this unforgettable book. (*Shipping will be reduced to some locations). ; 8vo 
Price: 8.55 USD
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9 Knapp, Caroline PACK OF TWO The Intricate Bond between People and Dogs
Dial Press 1998 0385316984 / 9780385316989 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library with usual type markings, good reading copy. Internal pages very good. Cover shows light wear & scuffing, a little soiling to outer edges. (400noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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Western Horseman 1996 0911647139 / 9780911647136 Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Light wear/light soiling overall. Pages clean and intact, b/w photos. Includes fold-out poster of common horse ailments and their treatment. 144 pages. An enlarged and updated version of the book that horsemen have relied on for more than 20 years. (535) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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WILD FRIENDS A True Story of Life with Animal Orphans, Perry, Rae
11 Perry, Rae WILD FRIENDS A True Story of Life with Animal Orphans
Maine Gannett Books 1987 0930096908 / 9780930096908 First Edition Softcover Good+ Signed by Author
Moderate edge and corner wear, couple tiny edge tears and corner curling on rear, light coiling. Internal pages are unmarked . Delightful b/w photos throughout. Appears to be signed by author on rear of dedication page, but this may be a facsimile. "All her life, Rae Perry has been in love with the wildings of her world, and over the years she cared for a great many of them....Finally, she has put her remarkable story of caring and sharing her skills with wild animals into this book..." (300-osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.50 USD
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12 Raber, David THROUGH COUGAR'S EYES Life Lessons from One Man's Best Friend
St. Martin's 2001 0312269188 / 9780312269180 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in good condition, overall only light wear/very light soiling, mylar cover and usual ex-lib type markings.. Colour photos. 230 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; REVIEW: "In one of those odd, unplanned moments of fate, David Raber paid a couple of thousand dollars to liberate a depressed and frightened cougar cub from a pet-shop cage. He took Cougar, the eponymous big cat, home, introduced him to the more compact cats that already lived with him, and watched as the household adjusted, bit by bit, to the unlikely newcomer. Everyone eventually did. So, too, did the neighborhood dogs, and most of the neighbors--though a few, Raber writes grumpily, behaved in less than friendly ways when Cougar went out for a stroll or kept vigil in the bushes. All the while, Raber observed his new housemate's behavior, learning how to interpret Cougar's growls and purrs, and how to give Cougar the freedom to act naturally in an unnatural setting. Bringing Cougar into his home, Raber writes, "would refocus my priorities and change what I had considered important. ".... (415-noto) 
Price: 4.95 USD
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AB Lone Pine Publishing 1989 0919433626 / 9780919433625 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Light edgewear & scuffing to laminate, light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages clean & tight. Covers care & feeding, horse psychology, pasture management, etc. A complete guide to small-scale ownership & care of horses. [505]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 9.05 USD
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14 Smith, Sharon B. The Affordable Horse - A Guide to Low-Cost Ownership
Howell Book House 1994 0876059663 / 9780876059661 First Edition; Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light edge and corner wear to cover, light soiling/spotting outer edge of pages. Pages are clean and intact. B/w photos. 184 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "This book is full of practical suggestions for finding an affordable (or free! ) horse and providing care and living arrangements at an affordable cost. There are many alternatives available for those who are willing to ask questions, make telephone calls, and do a little leg work. The author, an experienced horsewoman and owner, discusses purchase of the horse, feed, healthcare, living quarters, equipment, and insurance...." [400? -os] 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Houghton and Mifflin 1982 0395320534 / 9780395320532 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - library binding and usual ex-lib type of markings, no jacket as issued. Only light wear overall. Pages all intact, a few small edge stains which affect edge of a few pages. B/w photos. Covers communication, basic training, controlling the horse, problems under saddle, problems on the ground etc. (400noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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16 Von Frisch, Otto HAMSTERS How to Take Care of Them and Understand Them
Barron's 1990 0812044398 / 9780812044393 Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, light wear to corners, interior unmarked, price sticker on front. Colour photos. A complete pet owner's manual. More than 40 colour photos. [osl-147]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.95 USD
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Recent Additions
The Dog Bible, Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know
Hotchner, Tracie
13.95 USD

FUR SHUI An Introduction to Animal Feng Shui
Brown, Paula
6.00 USD

Rude, Ron
9.05 USD

THE MYTHOLOGY OF DOGS Canine Legend and Lore through the Ages, Hausman, Gerald and Loretta
THE MYTHOLOGY OF DOGS Canine Legend and Lore through the Ages
Hausman, Gerald and Loretta
7.55 USD


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