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Training in No Time: an Expert's Approach to Effective Dog Training for Hectic Life Styles

By: Ammen, Amy

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Howell Book House: 1995

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 002068


This fast-reading, easily understood book shows how to integrate effective dog training into normal, daily interactions resulting in a level of behavior tht will make your dog a true friend and a constants source of pride. This sensible, effective approach makes use of how dogs learn and shows you how to use tht understanding to establish and maintain the response and communication level you want from your pet. The text is matched to a series of helpful photos and drawin... View more info

Tropical Fish

By: Axelrod, Herbert R.

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Neptune City, New Jersey, U. S. A., T. F. H. Pubns Inc: 1994

Seller ID: 002543


This book, illustrated with over 100 full-color photos and drawings, presents sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for tropical fish. It concentrates on providing readers with the information they need and want - all given in an interesting and easy-to-read style. Following is just a partial listing of the topics covered: Setting up; selecting plants; the sand; selecting fishes; livebearers; egg layers; bubblenest builders; scavengers; fish... View more info

How to Live with a Neurotic Cat

By: Baker, Stephen

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Gramercy: 1999

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 002634


Does your cat express his love for you by lying on the book you're trying to read? Does your cat fight with your houseplants, play 'clear the shelf', and refuse to come when called? Does your cat insist on plenty of space - like the entire living room? ? Chances are that your beloved pet, like millions of other cats, is neurotic! In this hilarious cat's-eye-view of the world, Steven Baker, who gave perfect advice in How to Live With a Neurotic Dog, tells you everything y... View more info

The Artful Cat A Tribute, with 60 Portraits

By: Bryant, Mark

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Quarto Publishing: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004451


The jacket is folded back at the top and bottom, front and back. It is lightly worn at the spine top with a 1/2" tear at the back, repaired. There is a tiny closed tear at the back gutter. ; From the endpapers which are covered with cats to the beautiful portraits and words written that match the cats temperment and beauty, this is a wonderful book to page through. The pages are heavy, and some illustrations are drawings, some paintings, but all are interesting and m... View more info

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Good Dogs, Bad Dog : a Complete a to Z Guide for Solving Your Dog's Behavior Problems

By: Carlson, Jeanne; Green, Ranny

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000711


Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Using a quick A to Z format, the authors provide solutions for such problems as: How to solve housebreaking difficulties that have you baffled; what to do when your dog's barking is out of control; how to stop your dog from destroying your shoes, furniture, or yard; what to do if your dog is shy, nervous, or overly excitable; and how to help your kids and dog get along better. The cover has a bend in the front and one in th... View more info

The Manual of Horsemanship

By: Cooper, Barbara (General editor)

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Kenilworth, Warwickshire, British Horse Society Pony Club: 1993

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 003173


The 10th Edition is comprehensively revised and updated, with many new features. This is a complete basic guide to horsemanship and horse care, and a worldwide bestseller that over the years has helped countless riders attain enjoyment and success in dressage, horse trials, show jumping and other equestrian pursuits. No other book contains so much expert information on such a wide range of subjects, from how to hold the reins to the internal systems of the horse, to how ... View more info

Compatible Cats: Keeping a Contented Feline in a Peaceful Household

By: Davis, Karen Leigh

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Hauppauge, New York, U. S. A., Barrons Educational Series Inc: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003027


If you're considering having more than one cat or bringing other animals into the house, you'll value author Karen Davis's advice on keeping peace among your pets. She discusses the pros and cons of choosing between a kitten and an adult cat as your new household resident, adopting a second animal from a shelter, taking in a stray, compatibility between cats and dogs, and protecting pet birds in cages and fish in tanks. She also advises on your cat's diet and how in can ... View more info

So Your Kids Want a Pony!

By: Forbes, Joanne

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Battleboro, VT, S. Greene Press: 1972

Seller ID: 001810


This book is written for non-horsey parents trying to decide if a real, live pony is within the realm of possibility for their child. Should you buy a horse or a pony? How old should your child be? Where do you find a reliable pony? How much will it cost? What equipment is best - for safety's sake? How do you take care of a pony? Against the involvment of horse/pony ownership some solid benefits to children should be carefully evaluated. Mrs. Forbes' book tells everythin... View more info

Encyclopedia of Birds

By: Foreshaw, Joseph

Price: $22.08

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated: 1991

Seller ID: 002009


Humans have always been fascinated by birds. Dazzled by their colors, and soothed by their melodious songs, humans are perhaps most in awe of birds' ability to fly. Although quite uniform in anatomical terms, birds display a breathtaking diversity of color and form. The one feature that unites this diverse assemblage is the possession of feathers - the defining characteristic of birds. This beautifully illustrated book, with more than 200 magnificent color photographs an... View more info

Classical Horsemanship for Our Time: from Basic Training to the Highest Levels of Dressage

By: Froissard, Jean; Powell, Lily

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2001

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 003073


This book presents the heritage of classical theories of riding in a modern, highly readable format. Jean Froissard, one of the world's maters of horsemanship, takes the reader through the development of a dressage horse, dressage in its truest sense, the training of a riding horse. He begins with criteria for selection, then describes fully the progress or early training that is basic for any horse. Building upon what has been learned, there is an emphasis on rewards fo... View more info

The New Book of Saddlery and Tack

By: Henderson, Carolyn (Consulting editor)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 2002

Seller ID: 002357


STILL IN PUBLISHERS WRAPS - With a foreword by Charles de Kunffy, this is the most comprehensive, detailed source of information on all the equipment anyone who works with or handles horses needs. Not only will you find out about the range of saddles, tacks, and other horse-related equipment available today, but you'll also learn the fascinating story of how they developed throughout history. No horse-lover will want to be without this lavishly-illustrated guide. ; 4to -... View more info

Every Living Thing

By: Herriot, James

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martins Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003615


Written by James Herriot (1916 - 1995) , this is a new book of memoirs in over a decade. It is filled with the warmth, humor, drama, color, and humanity we have come to expect from the author. His tales of life as a country vet are rendered with skill, grace, and savor; they are the work of a true literary artist. At the writing of this book he still lived in Yorkshire, England, with his wife and family, and his son had taken over the Herriot veterinary practice. The jac... View more info

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Fitting Tack

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Addington, Buckingham, Kenilworth Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003171


This is a step-by-step guide to the important subject of fitting tack. Includes information on headcollars and halters, bridles and bits, nosebands, saddles, girths, and numnahs, martingales, breastplates, breast girths and cruppers, lungeing equipment, and the care of tack. Includes 95 full-color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Picture Primer of Attracting Birds

By: Mason, C. Russell

Price: $15.64

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company; The Riverside Press Cambridge: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003614


In this book, with 30 pages of text and color illustrations on each page, C. Russell Mason of the Massachusetts Audubon Society covers the fascinating and rewarding hobby of bird attracting in great detail. It begins with the essential rules for bird identification; full directions are given for feeding and housing and the provision of water and trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, flowers, and seed plants for use in various part of the United States and Canada. This vol... View more info

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Grooming

By: McBane, Susan

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Addington, Buckingham, The Kenilworth Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003169


This is a complete full-color guide on grooming your horse or pony, and how it can help keep them healthy and looking their best. Includes reasons for grooming, basic and full grooming kit details, care of the feet, quartering and full grooming, wisping and banging, cleaning the sheath, dealing with a muddy horse or pony, shampooing and hot towelling, and setting fair for the night. Includes over 70 full-color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Barkis

By: Newberry, Clare Turlay

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, Smithmark: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003714


NEW - A nine-year-old boy is finally old enough to take care of a dog. The family gets a cocker spaniel and names him Barkis. One day, the brother and sister become too engaged in a sibling rivalry. Their curious puppy leaves the house unnoticed. He gets himself into more trouble than a young dog can handle. Who will rescue Barkis? The writer is a Caldecott Honor Author. The jacket is slightly wrinkled in the back, and has a 1/2" tear at the front top edge. This is a... View more info

Dreambirds: the Strange History of the Ostrich in Fashion, Food, and Fortune

By: Nixon, Rob

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Picador USA: 2001

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 001635


An Esquire Best Book of the Year, the ostrich is one of nature's misfits: A gigantic bird that can neither fly nor sing. But the fin-de-siecle fetish for feathers made ostrich plumes more precious than gold. Rob Nixon grew up near the South African desert where ostriches first boomed, and had an early passion for the outsize bird. Later, his rejection of apartheid led him to immigrate to the United States, where he encountered a new wave of ostrich mania: American ranche... View more info

New Generation Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Perrins, Christopher

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U. S. A., Univ Of Texas Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002358


This information-packed book is really two books in one. The Life of a Bird section tells what it is like to be a bird. It is an account of survival, of the advantages and disadvantages in the various methods of growing up, moulting, feeding, migrating, breeding - of adapting or succumbing to the multiplicity of threats to its existence. The Directory section gives over 1, 500 colour paintings of birds of different ages, sexes and seasons; maps of the distribution of the... View more info

The Fundamentals of Riding

By: Rees, Lucy

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, NY, St Martins Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003618


The fundamentals of riding are not contained in a simple list of steps, like the rules for using a computer or fixing a car. The basis of riding is the symbiosis of two living creatures, horse and human. Riding is too often taught as though the horse was a piece of machinery, with the result that riders, especially as they advance, have little understanding of the subtly different requirements for each riding style, or why the horse responds as it does. This is a visual ... View more info

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Mouths and Bits

By: Webber, Toni

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Addington, Buckingham, Kenilworth Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003170


This is a step-by-step guide to the horse's mouth and the principles of biting. Included is information on the evolution and anatomy of the horse's mouth, the teeth and aging, the tongue, care of the mouth, snaffle, curb, pelham and gag bits, the action of the bit, biting problems, and bitless bridles. Includes over 90 full-color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info