City Walks With Dogs New York
50 Adventures on Foot and Paw
Cards ISBN: 0811867080
Whether vacationing with a canine companion or simply straying from the neighborhood walking routine, dog owners will love to discover so many pet-friendly attractions and routes they never knew existed. Pick a card, grab the leash, and tell Fido it's W-A-L-K time! Walks include: SoHo and the West Village Central Park Brooklyn Bridge Roosevelt Island Park Slope's Fifth Avenue
The Healing Touch for Dogs
The Proven Massage Program
Paperback ISBN: 1557045763
The landmark The Healing Touch: The Proven Massage Program, now updated and revised. Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Michael W. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step massage technique through detailed illustrations, photos, and easy-to-read instructions, and provides information on how to understand your dog's's anatomy, develop a massage routine, use massage to diagnose illness, and integrate it as part of overall care for your dog. Utilizing his proven massage program and holistic philosophy of animal well-being, Dr. Fox teaches you basic dog psychology, how massage can help your dog, how to create the best massage routine, how to diagnose illnesses, and even how to keep your dog in shape. 40 b/w photos, resources, index.
Raising Puppies & Kids Together
A Guide for Parents
Paperback ISBN: 0793805686
Maintaining a safe and happy household that includes both puppies and children can be a challenging task. Sharing insight gleaned from over 20 years of combined experience in the field of dog training, Raising Puppies & Kids Together provides a roadmap for navigating the sometimes-complicated path to a loving and respectful relationship between puppies and children. Real-life examples of interactions between children and dogs clearly illustrate common problems and offer appropriate solutions, while instructional photos give examples of both "right" and "wrong" behavior. Learn how to meld the playful and protective nature of a puppy with the curiosity and compulsiveness of a child to create a positive atmosphere for the puppy, the child, and the rest of the household.
Adopting the Racing Greyhound
Paperback ISBN: 0764540866
The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan–who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization–offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about tick-borne diseases and suggestions on buying veterinary insurance. Branigan carefully explains how to care for a Greyhound–everything from feeding and grooming to training–and how to extend the dog’s life span. Readers will also find a wealth of updated information on medical conditions in Greyhounds and the latest in tests and treatment.
Bonnie Bergin's Guide to Bringing Out the Best in Your Dog
The Bonnie Bergin Method
Hardcover ISBN: 0316092843
An experienced dog trainer and founder of the Assistance Dog Institute offers a training method for both pets and their owners that stresses the understanding of dog behavior as the key to successful communication. 20,000 first printing.
A Dog-Lover's Miscellany
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1905695705
Features an irresistible pot-pourri of canine facts, embracing the essential, the trivial, the intriguing, and the extraordinary. This title helps you discover such treats as dog epigraphs; the origins of dog names; an international guide to the word dog; the oldest dog; weights and breeds; and the story of the dogs on the Titanic.
101 Dog Tricks
Step-by-Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, And Bond With Your Dog
Paperback ISBN: 1592533256
101 Dog Tricks is the largest trick book on the market and the only one presenting full-color photos of each trick and its training steps? The step-by-step approach, difficulty rating, and prerequisites, allow readers to start training immediately. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. No special tools (such as clickers) or knowledge of specific training methods are required. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and help him integrate into your family. It keeps him mentally and physically challenged and helps to establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills needed for common dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. It's every dog lover's privilege that Kyra and Chalcy took time from their performing schedule to share their secrets in 101 Dog Tricks.