Pets

Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

by D. Caroline Coile

Whether you are looking for a watchdog, a herding dog, or just a great companion, this outstanding encyclopedia will help you choose the right breed. Includes information on each breed’s history, temperament, health, upkeep, and appearance. Hardcover or Kindle.

Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook

Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

by Debra M. Eldredge, Liisa D. Carlson, Delbert G. Carlson, and James M. Giffin

Primarily organized by body system, explaining the functions of the various organs and the causes, symptoms, and treatments of diseases affecting each of those organs. Special chapters cover everything from first aid procedures to the special needs of newborn puppies. Hardcover or Kindle. Read our full review »

How Smart Is Your Dog?: 30 Fun Science Activities With Your Pet

How Smart is Your Dog?

by D. Caroline Coile

Having a dog can provide unique hands-on ways for children to learn more about the world around them. This fun book offers projects that both children and dogs can safely enjoy. Hardcover or paperback.

Peak Performance: Coaching the Canine Athlete

Peak Performance

by M. Christine Zink

Is your dog an athlete? It takes a little extra care to bring a dog to this level of performance. This book will walk you through the process. Hardcover, paperback, or Kindle. Read our full review »

Teaching the Rules of the Hunt: An Introduction to Herding

Teaching the Rules of the Hunt

by Dawna Sims and Cathy Sumeracki

In this book, Dawna Sims and Cathy Sumeracki help humans understand the herding process from a canine perspective. Their premise is that you cannot teach a dog to herd, simply because it already knows how. Instead, your role is that of pack leader. Read our full review »

Stockdog Savvy

Stockdog Savvy

by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor

If you want a thorough yet easy-to-follow guide to training a dog to herd all types of livestock, give this one a try. A clear presentation of the whole process, starting with understanding and choosing a herding dog and progressing through all of the different skills the dog will need to develop. Paperback. Read our full review »