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The Dog Behavior Answer Book

Author : Arden Moore
ISBN : 9781603421898
Genre : Pets
File Size : 88.54 MB
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“Just how smart is my dog?” Try draping a towel over his head and timing his escape. “Why does she prefer the toilet to her bowl?” Because it’s always full and always cool; can you blame her? Animal behavior expert Arden Moore answers scores of questions on dog ownership and psychology, from grooming and fleas to obedience training and puppy love. This book contains everything the new, curious, or frustrated pet owner needs to know to smooth out the wrinkles in any dog’s coat!
Category: Pets

The Cat Behavior Answer Book

Author : Arden Moore
ISBN : 9781603421799
Genre : Pets
File Size : 68.20 MB
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Cats are lovable, funny, attentive listeners, and wonderfully cuddly. They can also be tenacious, persnickety, and maddeningly aloof. Arden Moore explains the mysteries behind your feline friend’s thoughts and actions, from that inexplicable fascination with catnip to kneading blankets, chasing mice, and dozens of other complexities of cat behavior. With a handle on what’s behind your cat’s quirky personality, you’ll be able to maximize quality time with the fuzziest member of the family.
Category: Pets

Canine Behavior

Author : Bonnie V. G. Beaver
ISBN : 9781416054191
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.67 MB
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Bonnie V. Beaver provides a clear understanding of normal dog behaviors and the necessary tools to identify problem behaviors and their origins. "Canine Behavior" shows how to prevent, eradicate, or minimize unacceptable behaviors and build successful, lifelong relationships with one's dogs.
Category: Medical

A Kid S Guide To Dogs

Author : Arden Moore
ISBN : 9781635861006
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 68.34 MB
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This fun and informative book gives young dog lovers the canine know-how they need to make having a dog a positive experience for all — pup, kids, and parents alike! A Kid’s Guide to Dogs delivers the basics of caring for and training a dog to develop good canine habits with humor and creativity. In addition to learning about dog health and preparing for the arrival of a new dog at home, kids will discover fascinating tips on decoding a dog’s body language and how to teach a dog simple tricks. Full of colorful photos and illustrations, the book features easy crafts for making a dog bed, a doggy piñata, and toys; and offers dozens of ideas for getting both kids and dogs active, with indoor and outdoor games, hiking, swimming, and even a dog party with special treats kids can make themselves. Animal behavior consultant Arden Moore brings her expertise and years of sharing her pet knowledge with audiences on radio, television, and in live talks and award-winning books to this kid-geared guide. Whether the dog is new to the household or a long-time family member, this is the perfect resource for getting kids to take more responsibility for — and have more fun with — their canine companion.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Complete Question And Answer Book On Dogs

Author : Chris Walkowicz
ISBN : 0525246649
Genre : Dogs
File Size : 39.91 MB
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Answers common questions about dog selection, breeds, doghouses, dog food, housebreaking, training, grooming, travel, health care, behavior problems, and breeding
Category: Dogs

Canine Behavior

Author : Bonnie V. Beaver
ISBN : 9781437702002
Genre : Medical
File Size : 61.58 MB
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Canine Behavior: Insights and Answers, 2nd Edition offers cutting-edge information on the latest advances in the field of clinical canine behavior. It is intended to meet the needs of veterinarians, veterinary students and technicians as well as pet owners dealing with problem pets, pet care personnel who handle dogs in the course of their work, and dog lovers who are seeking understanding of the natural and aberrant behaviors of their canine companions. This new edition establishes a solid foundation for understanding innate, dog-to-dog social interactions, communication, and sensory awareness, so that we humans can learn how to meaningfully and effectively communicate with our “best friends. The author’s goals are to provide a clear understanding of normal behaviors and to provide the necessary tools to identify problem behaviors and their origins. Only then is it possible to successfully – and humanely – prevent, eradicate, or minimize unacceptable behaviors and build successful, lifelong relationships with our dogs. Discussions of all frequently encountered behavioral challenges in light of the natural history and innate behavioral development of dogs help you better understand the dog’s natural responses to living in the modern world. Chapters organized by categories of behavior, featuring the most up-to-date scientific and practical insights on a wide variety of basic and complicated behavioral problems, such as canine dominance and its relationship to aggression, separation anxiety, phobias and stress disorders, house soiling and marking, excessive barking, destructive behaviors, and more. Coverage of clinical applications of new drugs offers safer, more effective solutions for a wide variety of common behavioral problems. Helpful advice on behavioral modification outcomes helps you easily identify and attain acceptable treatment goals. The latest information on the risks and benefits of psychotropic drugs currently used for behavior therapy enables you to determine the best treatment. Canine Behavior Drug Formulary that clarifies indications, contraindications, and dosages for safe drug administration. The latest insights and treatment options for managing the behavioral and cognitive changes in senior dogs help you adapt to the changing needs of an aging dog.
Category: Medical

Behavior Problems Of The Dog And Cat E Book

Author : Gary Landsberg
ISBN : 9780702052941
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73.69 MB
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Formerly the Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, the new edition of the definitive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems of the dog and cat has been extensively updated. It retains the highly practical approach that has proved so successful in previous editions, offering diagnostic guidelines, preventative advice, treatment guidelines and charts, case examples, client forms and handouts, and product and resource suggestions along with details on the use of drugs and natural supplements to help optimize the behavior services offered in practice. To add to these features, the third edition is now fully referenced, there is significant new content, the book as been written with the entire hospital team in mind, and many color images have been added. The new edition welcomes a wide international mix of new contributors from Australia, Spain, Mexico and the United States. A website link gives access to the handouts and forms previously found on disk. As well as fulfilling its original purpose as a practical tool for the busy clinician, this edition offers valuable and useful support material for all those studying the field of companion animal behavior. Now in full color and using a revised format, Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat remains the most complete, up-to-date and practical resource for the treating and diagnosing canine and feline behavior problems.
Category: Medical

Teaching Your Cat Simple Tricks

Author : Arden Moore
ISBN : 9781580173643
Genre : Pets
File Size : 66.23 MB
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Cats love to be in the spotlight. While not every cat will take to learning tricks, most will thrive on the extra attention and love you'll shower on them during training sessions. And whether you want to teach your cat to sit up, fetch, walk on a leash, or simply come when called, Arden Moore's simple and encouraging instructions will show you how. You'll have your cat performing like a stage star in no time!
Category: Pets

A Kid S Guide To Cats

Author : Arden Moore
ISBN : 9781635861037
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 57.48 MB
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This fun and practical cat care book written just for kids will guide young cat lovers in how to provide a safe, healthy environment, deliver daily care, and ensure positive interactions and rewarding, long-term relationships with feline friends. Pet expert Arden Moore helps kids understand how cats think and what they need to be happy and healthy, whether socializing a spunky new kitten or welcoming an adult cat into a household. Along with essentials on topics such as how to read a cat’s body language and proper litter box protocol, fun and fascinating features cover the history of cat-human relationships, why and how cats purr, “ask the vet” Q&As, trivia, DIY cat toys, and even tips for training a cat to come when called (yes, you can!). Information-packed and filled with photography and colorful illustrations that infuse each page with feline energy, A Kid’s Guide to Cats equips kids with everything they need to know to be great cat caretakers and companions. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dog Behavior Problems

Author : William Campbell
ISBN : 9781617811524
Genre : Pets
File Size : 54.87 MB
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The A to Z of Dog Behavior Counseling by one of the field's foremost authorities.
Whether you are currently conducting behavior consultations or planning to enter the field, this book offers invaluable insights and guidance from one of the world’s leading pet dog behavior counselors. From the nitty-gritty of organizing and marketing your practice ethically to developing the three key human qualities shared by successful, effective counselors, this is an excellent comprehensive guide for professionals who do one-on-one behavior counseling. Campbell incisively cuts through the maze of "qualification" standards to reveal what really qualifies pet professionals to consult with troubled dog owners. The dog owner's perspective about problems is explored in depth. The client's expectations about behavior counseling brings forth powerful motivators. The successful counselor's perception of dogs and owners is revealed.

Campbell explains his methods for:
Getting all the vital facts from clients and family children.
Successfully motivating clients toward realistic dog behavior goals.
Organizing meetings & behavior programs, right down to successful seating arrangements.
Dealing with euthanasia.
Setting up and establishing your counseling career.
How to study quickly, effectively, then apply and retain the information.
Category: Pets


Author : Desmond Morris
ISBN : 9781473547803
Genre : Nature
File Size : 66.59 MB
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What is it about the canine personality which has singled this animal out from all the 4,236 species of non-human mammals to be man’s closest companion? Strangely enough, all dogs, from scruffy mongrels to haughty show champs, are members of the same species – that of the wolf. In Dogwatching, zoologist Desmond Morris gives answers to fascinating fundamental questions about our canine companions – questions so often overlooked by standard dog books, which concentrate on grooming, feeding and veterinary care. It is a book for dog-lovers everywhere, one which will lead to an even deeper bond of understanding and an insight into such remarkable and delightful creatures. Why do dogs bark? Why does a frightened dog put its tail between its legs? Why do puppies chew slippers? Why does a dog bury a bone? Why does a Pointer point? Why do we cure a hangover with the ‘hair of the dog’? Do dogs have a sixth sense? Why do some dogs chase their own tails?
Category: Nature

The Dog Trainers Resource 2

Author : Mychelle Blake
ISBN : 9781929242573
Genre : Pets
File Size : 27.90 MB
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The Dog Trainer's Resource 2 is made up of the best articles from award winning APDT's Chronicle of the Dog. Each article stands alone and contains valuable professional development information for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn about modern, science-based, motivational dog training from the best in the field. Each article is written by an expert and covers an important aspect of working with dogsand people! Also covers the business aspects of working with dogs.
Category: Pets

The Animal Doctor S Answer Book

Author : Michael W. Fox
ISBN : 0937858382
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70.8 MB
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Answers more than 1000 questions relative to the physical and psychological health and behavior of dogs, cats, and other pets.
Category: Medical

Preventive Vet 101 Essential Tips

Author : Jason Nicholas
ISBN : 0988378140
Genre :
File Size : 45.59 MB
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Finally, a book that helps answer your dog behavior and training questions! This book of tips will help guide you through your dog's training journey. This book will help you to understand all that you and your dog will need to learn and experience to have the happiest, safest, most fulfilling life possible ¿ together. You'll learn different training options and the resources available to you, the stuff you'll need, the stuff you should avoid, and the "why" of it all.Topics include:What to get (and not get) for trainingPotty trainingBasic trainingHealth and safety trainingHow to prevent or work with fireworks, thunder, and other noise phobias, as well as separation anxiety, and other training challengesEach book comes with exclusive access to the "Book Extras" section on our website for videos and even more resources to help with your dog's behavior and training.Written by respected pet safety expert and veterinarian, Dr. Jason Nicholas ("The Preventive Vet"), 101 Essential Tips will help you and your dog start training off on the right paw for the best life possible!

How Dogs Think

Author : Stanley Coren
ISBN : 9781847397065
Genre : Pets
File Size : 49.6 MB
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Our understanding of how dogs think is littered with common misconceptions about the extent of their intellect and how they make sense of the world around them. How Dogs Think unravels the mystery of what a dog can understand and how much dogs can learn. World-renowned dog expert Stanley Coren explores the thought processes of dogs, describes how dogs solve problems, explains the depths and limits of their thinking and examines the kind of concepts which dogs can and cannot deal with. Along with practical advice for people who want to improve their dog's learning ability and working intelligence, How Dogs Think will answer such questions as: Do dogs have a notion of time? To what extent do dogs understand what you say? How sharp are their senses? What do they see and hear? Do dogs have a sense of music, humour, empathy, guilt or love? Do they learn by observation the way that people do? How much can they remember? Do dogs have ESP or the ability to predict earthquakes, and is it true that they can detect cancer or the onset of an epileptic fit in their owners? Drawing on all the latest scientific research, How Dogs Think will enable dog owners everywhere to understand more about what goes on in the mind of their best friend.
Category: Pets

12 Terrible Dog Training Mistakes Owners Make That Ruin Their Dog S Behavior And How To Avoid Them

Author : Suzanne Hetts
ISBN : 069223909X
Genre : Dogs
File Size : 51.90 MB
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"In this one of a kind, NEW, dog behavior and training book you'll discover how to avoid harmful mistakes that worsen your dog's behavior and keep you and your family annoyed and frustrated. You'll also see what you DON'T have to do so you won't waste valuable time and still not help your dog. Here's just a sample of the dog behavior and training pitfalls and landmines you'll learn to avoid: Why believing the myth of "pack leadership" may be the biggest mistake of all! Why believing the answer to unwanted behavior is finding the right discipline method actually dooms you before you even get started . . Why believing your dog knows right from wrong will instantly sabotage your results . . and MUCH MORE!" --p.4 of cover.
Category: Dogs

The Domestic Dog

Author : James Serpell
ISBN : 9781107024144
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80.1 MB
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Second edition of a classic text on canine science and behavior, incorporating two decades of new evidence and discoveries.
Category: Medical

Good Dog

Author : Evelyn Pang
ISBN : 9781929242580
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 88.25 MB
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"Read this book and you'll learn how to watch a dog and figure out what he's feeling"--P. [4] of cover.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Why Do Dogs Bark

Author : Joan Holub
ISBN : 9781101650097
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 32.23 MB
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There are many different kinds of dogs and so much to find out about them. Why do dogs bark, howl, or bury bones? Why do they like to lick and sniff people? What jobs can dogs do? You'll find the answers to these questions and many more in this fact-filled reader about man's best friend.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Good Housekeeping Family Guide To Dog Care Training

Author : G. Morgan Wolforth
ISBN : 0878510222
Genre : Pets
File Size : 34.84 MB
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Offers guidance in such areas as choosing a breed, buying a dog, puppy care, health, nutrition, and obedience training with particular emphasis on applying training to everyday situations
Category: Pets