Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

The vintage bestseller—expanded and updated

The consultant puppy fanatics have trusted for greater than twenty-seven years, this instruction manual has been widely revised to incorporate the most recent info on every little thing from canines healthcare to nutrients to holistic remedies. Dog Owner's domestic Veterinary Handbook, Fourth version, is the definitive consultant for each puppy proprietor. It places important details at your fingertips, with:

  • An index of symptoms that can assist you locate info fast

  • Clearly written, step by step instructions for dealing with universal canines illnesses and problems

  • A bankruptcy on emergencies that explains what to do instantly for surprise, damaged bones, burns, dehydration, warmth stroke, poisoning, insect stings and bites, wounds, and more

  • Hundreds of images and drawings that illustrate what to appear for and what to do to supply the simplest deal with your dog

  • A thesaurus of terms

With this advisor, you are going to understand while to hurry your puppy to the vet and in the event you can commence remedy at domestic. you are going to speak extra successfully along with your vet. you will have the newest details on each point of your dog's treatment if you happen to desire it. this can be the hands-on reference you are going to belief back and again.

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By Rachel Poliquin

With particular fish-like tails, chainsaw enamel, a stinky musk, and unbelievable development talents, beavers are in contrast to the other creature on the planet. now not unusually, the extreme beaver has performed a desirable position in human background and has encouraged a wealthy cultural culture for millennia.

In Beaver, Rachel Poliquin explores 4 unprecedented beaver positive factors: beaver musk, beaver fur, beaver structure, and beaver ecology, tracing the lengthy evolutionary heritage of the 2 dwelling species and revealing them to be survivors able to withstanding ice a while, significant droughts, and all predators, other than one: people.

Widely sought for their fur, beavers have been a driver in the back of the colonization of North the United States and stay, this present day, Canada’s nationwide image. Poliquin examines depictions of beavers in Aesop’s Fables, American mythology, modern artwork, and environmental politics, and he or she explores the very fact and fictions of beaver chain gangs, beaver-flavored ice cream, and South America’s ever-growing beaver inhabitants. And certain, she even examines the heritage of the sexual euphemism. Poliquin delights within the unusual stories and unbelievable heritage of the beaver. Written in an available sort for a wide readership, this fantastically illustrated e-book will entice someone who enjoys long-forgotten animal lore and striking animal biology.

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Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide to How Animals Live, and How We Can Make Their Lives Better

#1 New York occasions bestseller and USA Today bestseller

The extra we all know concerning the animals in our international and the higher we deal with them, the higher our lives may be. Former veterinary technician and animal suggest Tracey Stewart is aware this greater than most—and she’s on a challenge to alter how we engage with animals. via hundreds of thousands of fascinating illustrations, a number of selfmade initiatives, and her funny, an expert voice, Stewart presents perception into the key lives of animals and the kindest how one can dwell with and along them. At domestic, she indicates readers tips on how to communicate “dog-ese” and “cat-ese” and the way to “virtually undertake” an animal. within the yard, we find out about development bee homes, dealing properly with pesky moles, and inventive how you can bird-watch. And at the farm, Stewart teaches us what we will be able to do to aid all cattle lead a greater lifestyles (and finds pigs’ superpowers!). half useful advisor, half memoir of her lifestyles with animals, and half testomony to the facility of giving again, Do Unto Animals is a present for animal fanatics of all stripes.

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The Little World of Liz Climo 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar

By Liz Climo

In Liz Climo's little international, snakes and rats take selfies jointly, rabbits and bears percentage dinner (Carrots? "Man."), and sharks and otters hang around (but the otter has to faux that the shark's approximately to devour him if the shark's associates express up). those and a bushy and finned array of characters wryly coexist inside Liz's smart and humorous cartoons. She provides every one of her creations an innocence and humanity that encourage pride in addition to laughter.

Every web page of this calendar--updated for 2017--features certainly one of Liz's candy and humorous cartoons depicting her animal menagerie in all demeanour of human occasions.

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The Wolverine Way

By Douglas H. Chadwick

Glutton, demon of destruction, image of slaughter, mightiest of wasteland villains... The wolverine comes marked with a name in line with delusion and fancy. but this enigmatic animal is extra complicated than the legends that encompass it. With a shrinking wasteland and worldwide warming, the way forward for the wolverine is uncertain. The Wolverine Way reveals the common background of this species and the forces that threaten its destiny, engagingly instructed via Douglas Chadwick, who volunteered with the Glacier Wolverine undertaking. This five-year learn in Glacier nationwide Park - which concerned facing blizzards, grizzlies, sheer mountain partitions, and different day-by-day demanding situations to survival - exposed key lacking information regarding the wolverine's habitat, social constitution and copy conduct. Wolverines, in accordance with Chadwick, are the land similar of polar bears in regard to the affects of world warming. The plight of wolverines provides to the decision for natural world corridors that attach current habitat that's proposed via the liberty to Roam coalition.

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Your Backyard Is Wild! (Junior Explorer Series, Book 1)

By Jeff Corwin

A yard anyplace is often enjoyable to explore!

while budding naturalists Lucy and Benjamin get an opportunity to go to their cousin Gabe in Brooklyn, they can't wait. they're used to seeing interesting animals and crops within the Florida Everglades the place they stay, yet they can't think what they're going to locate in Gabe's ny urban yard. the 1st booklet in Jeff Corwin's younger middle-grade fiction sequence indicates teenagers that irrespective of the place you reside, you could have a good time getting to know the crops, animals, and common lifestyles round you.

Age point: 6 and up | Grade point: 1 and up

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In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave

By Peter Singer

Bringing jointly new essays via philosophers and activists, In security of Animals: the second one Wave highlights the hot demanding situations dealing with the animal rights circulation.

  • Exciting new assortment edited by means of arguable thinker Peter Singer, who made animal rights into a world problem whilst he first released In Defence of Animals and Animal Liberation over thirty years ago
  • Essays discover new methods of measuring animal affliction, think again the query of personhood, and draw spotlight stories of potent advocacy
  • Lays out “Ten guidance for Activists”, taking the reader past moral conception and into the daily campaigns for animal rights

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All Things Wise and Wonderful (All Creatures Great and Small)

By James Herriot

Readers cherished James Herriot's stories of his existence as a Yorkshire animal surgeon in All Creatures nice and Small and All issues vibrant and Beautiful. Now here is a 3rd pleasant quantity of memoirs wealthy with Herriot's personal model of humor, perception, and wisdom.

In the midst of global conflict II, James is education for the Royal Air strength, whereas going domestic to Yorkshire every time attainable to determine his very pregnant spouse, Helen. Musing on prior adventures throughout the dales, vacationing with previous neighbors, and introducing ratings of latest and fun characters―animal and human alike―Herriot enthralls together with his uncanny skill to spin a most tasty and heartfelt yarn.

Millions of readers have thrilled within the tremendous storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years due to the fact his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.

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Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?: And Answers to 100 Other Weird and Wacky Questions About How the World Works

By New Scientist

Amazing and interesting questions and solutions from the workforce in the back of the overseas phenomenon Why do not Penguins' toes Freeze?

The popular-science journal in the back of the runaway foreign bestsellers Why do not Penguins' toes Freeze? and Does whatever devour Wasps? takes on one other impossible to resist batch of the unusual, foolish, and mind-boggling questions that plague curious minds across the world:
- Can pigeons sweat, can fish get thirsty, and will bugs get fat?- may possibly an individual devote the appropriate homicide by way of killing anyone the day after receiving a whole blood transfusion?- Is there how to beat the percentages of the lottery through the use of math?- How a lot mucus does a nostril produce throughout the normal cold?- If pressured to devour elements of your self to outlive, which non-vital organs stands out as the so much nutritious?
Culled from New Scientist's well known "The final be aware" column and edited through Mick O'Hare, the writer of How to Fossilize Your Hamster, Do Polar Bears Get Lonely? is bound to amuse and amaze up to it informs.

(And if a polar endure seems to be lonely, it most likely capacity there wasn't adequate walrus for dinner.)

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Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives

By Barbara Holland

What's fairly happening in the back of these luminous pussycat eyes?

Affectionate but aloof, clever and inquisitive but dangerously careless, the more-or-less domesticated apartment cat intrigues us as no different animal can. Now Barbara Holland deals cat enthusiasts a desirable, humorous, and refreshingly candid examine their tom cat partners: their heritage, lore, and secrets and techniques, and their advanced family members with humans and with every one other.

Secrets of the Cat is a full of life appreciation of cats as we all know and love them, with witty research and clean observations approximately tom cats either low and high. listed below are Winston Churchill’s ginger tom, who attended cupboard conferences; Teddy Roosevelt’s cat, Slippers, who got here to dinner; or even the author’s personal George II, who was once bitten by means of a mouse and followed by means of a blue jay. Barbara Holland’s hot, bright speculations on cats’ lives and times—on their social, psychic, and mythological legacy, and their impenetrable mysteries—will provide readers a pleasant cat’s-eye view of the world.

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