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Horses for Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published by For Dummies, 2005

Horses for Dummies, 2nd Edition, co-authored with veterinarian Janice Posnikoff, D.V.M., is a comprehensive guide for the beginning horse lover. Readers will find information on horse psychology, getting starting in riding, caring for a horse, buying a horse and many other equine topics. Includes 16 pages of full color photos.

Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies

Published by Wiley, 2008

This plain-English guide, co-authored by Kate Gentry-Running, DVM, CVA, gives you all the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse's body functions and how to keep it in good working order. You'll see how to perform checkups safely at home, spot the signs of illness, and help your horse age gracefully. Discover how to manage your horse's diet; identify, control, and prevent equine diseases; breed your horse; care for pregnant mares and newborns; and house and groom your horse.

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered About Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befuddling Behaviors

Published by HCI, 2007

Audrey Pavia teams up with 'America's Favorite Vet' Dr. Marty Becker, his wife, Teresa, and syndicated columnist Gina Spadafori to answer everything you ever wanted to know about horses. This must-read compendium includes everything from breeding and behavior to medical tips and trivia, plus historical and contemporary facts.

Horseback Riding For Dummies

Published by Wiley, 2007

Horseback Riding for Dummies, co-written with trainer Shannon Sand, shows you how to ride like a pro. Discover how to find a good stable and instructor; select riding gear; warm up and keep riding muscles fit; establish a rapport with a horse; cue a horse to walk, jog, trot, lope, and canter; ride in the ring and on trails; improve your balance and timing; compete in horse shows; and buy and care for your own horse.

Hollywood Hoofbeats

Published by Bow Tie Press, 2005

Hollywood Hoofbeats, written with co-author Petrine Mitchum, is the ultimate horse lover's guide to equines on TV and in the movies. The book chronicles the history of horses in the entertainment industry, and features many rare and wonderful photographs.

Trail Riding: A Complete Guide

Published by Howell Book House, 2005

In Trail Riding: A Complete Guide, you'll learn everything you need to know to get started on the trail. From choosing the right trail horse to working with the one you've already got, you'll discover all you need to know to enjoy nature on the back of a horse.

The Labrador Retriever Handbook

(Barron's Pet Handbook) Published by Barrons Educational Series, 2001

The ultimate guide for the new Labrador Retriever owner, this book covers everything from feeding to housebreaking to obedience training. If you have a Labrador Retriever or are considering adding one to your family, this book is for you. Winner of the Dog Writers Association of America Maxwell Award for Best Single-Breed Pet Guide for 2001.

What About Jack Terriers?

Published by Howell Book House, 2004

Drawing upon the expertise of Jack Russell Terrier breeders, owners, rescue organizations, veterinarians, and trainers, What About Jack Russell Terriers? Provides honest, reliable advice on what it's really like to own a JRT in a friendly, easy-to-follow Q&A format.

Rabbits for Dummies

Get a jump on the best care for your rabbit! This friendly guide is packed with informative photos and how-to sections on housing, feeding, and health care. You'll also get tips on understanding bunny body language and helpful hints on acclimating your new bunny into your household or backyard.

Success Without College: Careers With Animals

Published by Barrons Educational Series, 2001

Animal lovers can find exciting and satisfying careers as horse trainers and groomers, dog trainers, animal show handlers, veterinary assistants, wildlife rehabilitators, park rangers and in a variety of other animal-related fields. The author discusses aptitudes you should have before considering a career with animals, and tells you how to make contacts that can lead to employment.

The Guide to Owning a Hedgehog

Published by T.F.H. Publications, 2003

The most current information on all aspects of hedgehog care, including housing, feeding, special nutritional needs, and health care can now be found in one informative and expertly written book. A handy reference for the first-time hedgehog owners as well as the more experienced enthusiast.

A New Owner's Guide to Chinchillas

Published by T.F.H. Publications, 2003

The perfect book for anyone who is considering getting a chinchilla or who already has one as a pet, A New Owner's Guide to Chinchillas covers everything from selection to feeding, housing and showing.

Dogs on the Web

published by MIS: Press, a division of IDG Books Worldwide, 1997. Co-authored with Betsy Sikora Siino.

Dogs on the Web is a survey of the top 500 canine-related Internet sites. The book covers breeds, health issues, training sites and more. Live links to sites mentioned in the book are available at the IDG Books Worldwide web site: http://www.idgbooks.com/extras/dogs

Careers with Dogs

Published by Barron's Educational Series, 1998

Careers in Dogs provides details on a variety of professions for dog lovers. Included is information about required education, salary and job prospects for each career.

Your German Shepherd's Life: Your Complete Guide To Raising Your Pet From Puppy To Companion

Published by Prima Publishing, 1999

The ultimate guide to caring for a pet German Shepherd, this book covers health, nutrition and training. Helpful for owners of both purebred German Shepherds and mixes.

Paint Spirit

Published by Bow Tie Press, 1998

A celebration of the Paint Horse in words and pictures. Includes history of the breed, modern uses and details on showing.

Appaloosa Spirit

Published by Bow Tie Press, 1998

A celebration of the Appaloosa horse in words and pictures. Includes history of the breed, modern uses and details on showing.

The Rabbit: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Published by Howell Book House, a division of Macmillan, 1997

An Owner's Guide to the Rabbit emphasizes total care of the pet rabbit. Includes color photographs, descriptions of each rabbit breed, and advice on how to keep both indoor and outdoor rabbits.

The Guinea Pig: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Published by Howell Book House, a division of Macmillan, 1998

An Owner's Guide to the Guinea Pig emphasizes total care of the pet cavy. Includes color photographs, descriptions of each cavy breed, and advice on how to feed and handle these pets.

The Gecko: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Published by Howell Book House, a division of Macmillan, 1999.

An Owner's Guide to the Gecko emphasizes total care of the pet gecko. Includes color photographs, descriptions of each gecko species, and advice on how to feed and house these pets.

Guide to Owning a Keeshond

Published by T.F.H. Publications, Inc.

Guide to Owning a Keeshond is designed to assist new owners in all facets of living with their Keeshond.