Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you tailor training to your dog’s unique traits and energy level—leading to quicker results and a much happier pet.
For the first time, Zak has distilled the information from his hundreds of videos and experience with thousands of dogs into this comprehensive guide that includes:
• Choosing the right pup for you
• Housetraining and basic training
• Handling biting, leash pulling, jumping up, barking, aggression, chewing, and other behavioral issues
• Health care essentials like finding a vet and selecting the right food
• Cool tricks, traveling tips, and activities to enjoy with your dog
• Topics with corresponding videos on Zak’s YouTube channel so you can see his advice in action
Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and—most of all—fun!
BONUS! Raw food or home prepared feeders will learn how to balance nutrients more precisely, especially fats, for optimum health.
A dog diet to get wild about!
• Learn about the latest research on the importance of protein and healthy fats in your dog's diet.
• Find out why commercial foods can't include these fragile-but-crucial nutrients, and how you can make sure your dog gets them.
• Just one day a week, or more frequently if you choose, follow the simple recipes that balance the nutrition in the commercial food you are feeding—wet or dry!
The Natural Cat was one of the first books to advocate natural cat care when it was originally published in 1983. Now fully revised and expanded to address the many new discoveries in holistic pet care, this edition includes:
-A new introduction detailing the latest advances in holistic care for cats
-Updated statistics, new diet guidelines, and health care recommendations, including the latest on vaccines
-An updated resources section with suggestions for finding a holistic veterinarian and advice on how to deal with conventional veterinarians
-A complete overhaul of language to reflect new attitudes toward caregiving
Combined with classic and reliable advice on grooming, neutering and spaying, common feline health problems, elder cat care, behavioral problems, and emotional bonding, the latest information makes this edition of The Natural Cat the only handbook pet owners will need to naturally nurture a happy, healthy cat.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From kitten-rearing to the adult cat's middle years to caring for the geriatric cat, Dr. Hodgkins explores the full spectrum of proper cat care, as well as the many deadly feline diseases that are rampant. This indispensible manual belongs on every modern cat owner's shelf.
With more than thirty bakeries across the U.S., Canada, and Asia (and more on the way!), a thriving Internet and mail-order business, and products featured in retail stores nationwide, Mark Beckloff and Dan Dye of the Three Dog Bakery have baked tasty treats for pampered pooches around the world. In Cooking the Three Dog Bakery Way, now you can learn to cook these canine-inspired creations at home.
The sixty recipes collected here focus on simplicity, using human-quality ingredients that can readily be found in the everyday kitchen pantry. You will be able to whip up deleashous foods that will make your dog smile, sit up, and beg for more! Many traditional dog foods are manufactured from the lowest-grade ingredients, but in Cooking the Three Dog Bakery Way, you will learn to prepare flavorful foods for your furry four-legged best friend. The delicious delicacies—including Say Cheese! Chasers, Biscotti Bites, PupOvers, Yip Yap Banana Snaps, and Labrador Lasagna—were developed using ingredients approved by one of the nation's top animal nutritionists, and dog-tested by the authors’ own beloved pack of hounds.
In addition to the recipes, you will also find health tips, nutritional facts, basic grooming and training information, charming illustrations, and plenty of pet-loving puns, making Cooking the Three Dog Bakery Way irresistible for anyone who loves a dog.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Finally, a definitive book that delivers many unknown facts about every aspect of caring for and sharing your life with a cat, ranging from proper nutrition and strange behavior to medical care and multi-cat households, to grooming and geriatrics. The Cat Bible explains the mysteries of feline behavior to owners who are devoted to their cats without being able to fully understand them. It offers straightforward solutions to the problems that cause people to give up their cats, many of which are preventable, including litter box avoidance, furniture scratching, and physical ailments.
There are more than 90 million American households that count cats as family members, but they are a vastly underserved population, devoted to their kitties, yet bereft of all the public attention, programming, and print devoted to dogs. Now, bestselling author and investigative journalist Tracie Hotchner offers them The Cat Bible, with straightforward, fact-filled solutions to health and behavior problems, based on years of research into the real reasons behind these issues. In the same warm, straightforward style that attracts devoted listeners to her radio shows, Tracie tackles controversial topics such as the truth about commercial dry pet foods and their dangers, bringing readers the latest facts on every topic that affects a feline?s well-being.
Do you want the very best for your pet? Do you worry about the high cost of veterinarian bills, and if you would be able to afford them if your pet were to come down with a serious illness or medical problem? The potential cost of medication alone for your pet could be incredibly expensive, forcing you to have to eventually make the toughest decisions.
In Essential Oils for Pets, you will learn how to treat and care for your pet in the most natural way available--through the use of essential oils. More and more people are turning the the remarkable healing and prevention properties inherent in these plant-based oils to help care for themselves, their families, and their pets.
None of us want our pets to go through any unnecessary suffering or medical hardship. And using essential oils for your pets is a fantastic way to be proactive, and to keep small problems from turning into costly and life-threatening ones.
Many people use natural healing for themselves, but wonder how to use it for their dogs and cats. This book is a comprehensive answer to that question. Use it with Diane Stein's books Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats and The Holistic Puppy.
"Sugar Gliders" covers nearly every bit of information you wanted to know about sugar gliders, plus more...This book will help answer questions you may have about purchasing your new pet. We will discuss sugar glider basics, and also topics such as things to consider before buying your new pet and things sugar gliders will need in order to be comfortable in their new home.
Just imagine being able to improve the health and well-being of your pet sugar glider in 7 days (or less) without becoming stressed or disappointed.
Here's what you'll discover in "Sugar Gliders":
- How and where to properly (legally) purchase a healthy sugar glider...
- 3 little known, yet simple ways to offer your glider optimal nutrition through meals, supplements and treats...
- Secret of expert sugar glider specialists that few people ever know about...
- Foods you should never give to your sugar glider...
- 3 proven steps to getting your life and home ready for your new sugar glider...
- 2 simple keys (that are right in front of your eyes) to introducing your sugar glider to other pets...
- WARNING: 3 things you should never do when it comes to sugar glider care...
- 6 time tested and proven strategies for bonding with your sugar glider...
- 7 everyday but often overlooked tips and tricks for keeping your sugar glider safe while exploring your home...
- How often to spend time with your sugar glider...
- How to keep your sugar glider happy and healthy for its lifetime...
- And much more...
Every owner wants the best for their dog and wants to be able to give their dog the best possible food, and keep them in the best health possible. After all, dog is man's best friend.
You may think that you know everything there is to know about taking care of your dog, but even an old dog can learn new tricks, as they say.
This is also a great book for new owners who need to known the basics, and everything there is to know about their dogs, and taking care of your dog. It contains great, informative information about basically everything that you want and need to known having to do with your dog's health, exercise, and safety.
Sample recipes include:
- Individual Spinach Kale Lasagna
- Spiced Stuffed Peppers
- Twice Baked Broccoli Asparagus Soufflé
- Pears w/ Raspberry Sauce
- Cream of Cinderella Pumpkin Soup
- Chicken Pot Pie cooked in Sweet Pepper
- Tomato Carrot Soup
- Curried Beef Sliders
- Salmon Florentine
And many more!
Homemade dog treats have many advantages over the store-bought varieties. They are more economical, and there’s no unnecessary packaging. And you control exactly what goes into them, which means no preservatives, no strange chemicals, and no unsafe ingredients. In the Dog Kitchen shows you that homemade dog treats are not only budget friendly, they’re also quick and easy to make.
The Pitcairns have long been the trusted name in holistic veterinary care and continue to be at the forefront of natural pet health. Written with the same compassion and conviction, the fourth edition of Natural Health for Dogs & Cats will help you give your beloved animals the healthiest, happiest life.
CHOW shows you the benefits of more than 100 foods that can be simply added to the dog bowl or combined with a few other ingredients to make a quick meal loaded with real meat, healthy fats, and antioxidants. Each simple recipe is accompanied by information on the powerhouse of nutrients that work to keep your pet happy and healthy.
Think your dog won’t eat a blueberry? Try providing it frozen, cut in half, or dried, and even an old dog will start learning new tricks. Whether it's scraps from the cutting board or a low-calorie meal, your dog will love you even more when you provide something better in the bowl—with CHOW!
The ebook provides you with all the information you need to know.
Some included recipes:
· Spaghetti and Meatballs
· Fish Burgers with Parsley Dilled Mayonnaise
· Braised Turkey Soup
· Lamb Shanks with Figs and Blueberries
· Chicken Tenders with Coconut and Sesame Seeds
· Pumpkin Frittata
· And many more!
The recipes are human, canine, and kid friendly and are easy—even for the beginner cook!
Kate Perry has seen it all: the secret pee-ers, the delivery-man harassers, the agoraphobics. Every dog presents a unique set of drives, traits, and needs—and so does every owner. Delivering the effective approach that has made her a highly sought-after canine consultant, Training for Both Ends of the Leash incorporates the owner’s lifestyle and household setup to create a balanced training program and reliable behavior for dogs and their owners.
Training for Both Ends of the Leash helps identify a dog’s dominant drives and personality so that owners can develop a personalized training system that targets specific problems. Only positive reinforcement is permitted, and owners are taught how to appropriately accommodate a dog’s tendencies, leading to a fun, loving, and respectful atmosphere in which owner and pet can forge a strong bond based on trust. Featuring personal stories from her client files, along with Perry’s unique Canine-ality Quiz to determine your dog’s temperment and advice with Professor Sophie (Kate’s pug, who has helped train more than 3,000 dogs), the book covers every concern, from housebreaking and socialization to street smarts and anxiety.
For anyone who is struggling with a new dog or simply wants to improve a situation with a current dog, Training for Both Ends of the Leash puts people and their pups on the road to domestic bliss.
The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs is both an introduction and a guide to the vast world of natural healing methods, treatments, and foods now available for dogs. Author Martin Zucker offers advice from dozens of holistic practitioners and licensed veterinarians, who share their recipes, insights, and "prescriptions." Here dog owners will find information on everything from nutritional supplements to massage therapy, as well as how these treatments can be used alone or in conjunction with traditional medications and surgical techniques.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Do you want to quickly and easily train your dog to be well-trained, obedient, and well-behaved? If so, then this dog training book bundle is for you.
Now you can get three of Michael Kenssington's best-selling dog training books in one information-packed bundle:
Book #1 – DOG TRAINING - What Would It Mean To You To Have An Obedient, Well-Behaved Dog?
Your canine friend deserves the best. Why not make sure you give him/her the best possible life through the incredible gift of proper training and discipline. Imagine how proud you will feel when guests arrive at your house and tell you, "I've never seen a dog that was so well-behaved".
Have the best possible relationship with your dog by properly training your dog. The key to any great and fulfilling relationship is respect and communication. With proper dog obedience training your dog will know what is expected of them and learn to act accordingly. By understanding your dog's behavior you will better understand what your dog expects from you. This shared understanding, respect, and communication will form an amazing bond that will last a lifetime.
Book #2 – PUPPY TRAINING - What Would It Mean To You To Have A Well-Trained, Well-Behaved, Happy Puppy?
The best way to have a well-trained, well-behaved dog is to start with a well-trained, well-behaved puppy.
The best possible time to start training your dog is when he/she is a puppy. If you stop and think about it for a moment, isn't it easier to create good habits in a puppy than to try to undo bad habits in a full-grown dog?
By training your puppy you will create a strong foundation for a healthy, happy, lifelong relationship.
Book #3 – DOG CARE – Doesn't Your Dog Deserve a Long, Happy and Healthy Life?
Before your dog can be the lifelong companion you have always dreamed he would be, it is important to prepare both yourself and him for a life of health and well-being.
It is important to understand that caring for your dog is not a one-step or one-day process. Caring for your dog is a lifelong commitment and an investment in time, money, energy, patience, and love. The time and effort you invest in properly caring for your dog will reward you both with a strong, loving, lifetime relationship… and that is priceless!
This book focuses on the basics of dog care and includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for keeping your dog both healthy and safe.
You Can Read this book on your PC, Mac, Tablet, and even your SmartPhone!
Buy all three great dog training books today and get the well-trained, well-behaved dog you deserve!
Have you ever canceled plans because you'd rather spend Saturday night with your pup? Does your dog have his own Facebook page or Instagram feed? When you go on vacation, does your furry BFF come along with her own suitcase?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this dog-care book is for you! Packed with expert tips on dog park etiquette, good grooming, holiday safety, and how to visit friends and family with your dog in tow (hint: BYO treats and a special blanket), Dog Obsessed combines humorous advice with sound, veterinarian-approved programs for weight loss, exercise, and physical and emotional health. Including 45 easy-to-prepare, homemade dog food recipes (plus celebratory party fare and wine pairings for you!), Dog Obsessed is the definitive guide to enjoying a happier, healthier life with your favorite furry family member.
Whether your dog has just been diagnosed with epilepsy, or has lived with the condition for some time, My Dog has Epilepsy ... but lives life to the full provides the answers to the questions that you’re likely to have about this disease – and shows the way forward.
Packed with practical advice and input from leading neurological vets, this guide is an invaluable companion for owners, with chapters on the different types of seizures; why they happen; the signs to look out for; how to protect your dog from injury during convulsions; the importance of the right diagnosis; treatment options; the role of diet and exercise; and quality of life issues.
1. How to determine whether a dog is in pain
2. How to find a veterinarian capable of treating these pain issues.
3. What treatments are available, and which are worth pursuing and which are not.
Dr. Petty offers clear descriptions of the treatments, both traditional and holistic. This guide offers the wisdom and support that dog owners crave in these situations.
You take steps to slow down your own aging process and stay as healthy and fit as possible-- now you can do the same for you beloved dog. Learn Dr. John Simon's amazing program for canine longevity in Anti-Aging for Dogs, and your best friend can live years beyond his normal life expectancy. Simple but effective changes in your dog's lifestyle, diet, exercise program, environment, and behavior can yield astounding results. In this invaluable manual-- the first of its kind-- well-known and respected veterinarian Dr. John M. Simon tells you how to put this powerful program to use, with essential advice about:
* Ensuring that your dog gets the right exercise, grooming, and dental hygiene
* Creating a safe, healthy home environment for your dog
* Avoiding common canine behavioral problems
* Programs for assuring optimal nutrition, digestion, and detoxification
* Plus: helpful appendices on first aid, toxic substances, and health maintenance
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Owning an iguana is not something simple. You have to
balance their living environment with their needs for the
most natural levels of protection. If you don’t invest the
time in finding the right type of living area for your iguana
and give him the proper care, he will not be as healthy as he
should be. In fact, without the right environment, he will
There are many people that don’t invest enough time in
determining the right living environment for their iguana. In
the first chapter, we talk about just how important this fact
is. The bottom line is that without a carefully controlled
living environment, the iguana can become ill. The good
news is that we’ve taken all of the guess work out of it.
You’ll learn how to properly build a home for your pet, how
to maintain it, how to properly feed and clean your iguana
and even how to begin training your pet. With these things
in place, you’ll be able to bring home an iguana and call him
your pet. And, he’ll love you for doing so!