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CORE BOOKS – Horses

Storey’s Horse-Lover’s Encyclopedia: An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

Burns, Deborah
Storey 2001

This hefty, fully illustrated, A-to-Z compendium is an indispensable answer book addressing every question a reader might have about horses and horse care. Covering breeds, tack, facilities, equine care and management, health and safety issues, riding styles and disciplines, shows, horse professionals and what they do, and much more.


The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders: sustainable practices for horse care, stable management, land use, and riding – Horse Training Books PDF

Cook, Heather
Storey 2009

The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders takes a clear look at current horse-care practices and provides green alternatives for day-to-day horsekeeping – both for the property owner who keeps dozens of horses and for the rider who rents a stall in someone else’s barn. Author Heather Cook gives readers countless ideas for lowering the impact horses and horsekeeping facilities have on the surrounding environment.


The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds & Horse Care

Draper, Judith
Hermes House 2006

Comprehensive guide to breeds from all over the world: Danish Warmblood, Percheron, Akhal-Teke, Missouri Fox Trotter and many, many more. Expert advice on caring for your horse or pony: how to make the right choice, paddock management and care of the stabled horse, exercise routines, health and first aid, tack and other equipment and grooming. Over 600 photographs, including horse breeds, and step-by-step sequences on caring for your horse or pony.


The Complete Book of the Horse – Horse Training Books PDF

Foster, Carol
Barnes & Noble 1994 Dewey Dec. 636.1

A guide to horse-riding and ownership aimed at both beginners and the more experienced horse enthusiast. There is advice on buying a horse, stable management, grooming, exercise and health as well as detailed descriptions of popular riding breeds.


How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

Hill, Cherry
Storey Hill 2006

Horse trainer and instructor Cherry Hill believes that every human/horse relationship benefits from a greater human understanding of what motivates horses, how they experience the world, what makes them happy, and what worries them. Journey through the equine mind with Hill as she explores all that makes a horse tick.


The Complete Encyclopedia of Horse Racing: The Illustrated Guide to the World of the Thoroughbred

Mooney, Bill and Ennor, George
Carlton 2009

Tells the story of the “sport of kings” from its beginnings till today. Every personality (human and equine), event, and issue of importance in the history of both flat racing and steeplechasing is included, as is the off-track world of racing, gambling, scandals, and disasters; social and cultural aspects, media coverage and the business of racing.


BOOK COLLECTIONS – Horse Care

Books on Horses – Collection – Pets Books PDF Free Download

About 3,000 free online books about horses and ponies. Some topics: caring for horses books, encyclopedia of horse breeds, training horses books, horse and pony care books, horse health care books, horse riding book, horsemanship books. Some books: Complete Encyclopedia of Horses, Caring for My Horse, Draft Horses, The Horselover’s Handbook, The Joy of Horses, Pony Games, Horse and Pony Care, The New Rider’s Encyclopedia, Horse Handling & Grooming, Buying and Looking After Your First Horse, Saddlery and Horse Equipment, Ultimate Book of the Horse and Rider, many more. Books on horses, coffee table books on horses, horse training books pdf.

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Books about Horsemanship – Collection – Horse Training Books PDF

Over 1,000 free online books about horsemanship. Riding horses, horsemanship, ponies, saddlery, veterinarian care for horses, and similar topics. Some Books: How to Ride and Jump Your Best, Better Riding, The Horseman’s Etiquette Book, An Illustrated Guide to Riding, Horseback Riding, Intermediate Riding Skills, Horsemanship, Horse Riding Manual, many more. Horse training books pdf.

VINTAGE BOOKS – Horse Care

The American Farmer’s Horse Book – Horse Training Books PDF

A Pictorial Cyclopedia of Facts Concerning the Prominent Breeds, Principles of Breeding, Best Methods of Training, Stable Management, General Care etc. With specific directions how to buy and how to sell, including a series of invaluable object-lessons on conformations, points of the horse, and how to detect unsoundness or vice, and especially describing all known diseases to which the horse is subject.

Darling, Andrew
Journal of Agriculture 1892

The Horse Book; a Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry as Allied to the Farm – Horse Training Books PDF

Johnstone, James Hope Stewart
Sanders 1908

Practical work on the breeding and managing of work horses, including saddle and pony breeds. Discusses and illustrates the leading types. – A.L.A. Catalog 1904-1911.


First-hand Bits of Stable Lore – Horse Training Books PDF

Ware, Francis M.
Little, Brown 1903 Dewey Dec. 636.1


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CORE BOOKS – Dogs

Caring for Older Cats & Dogs: Extending Your Pet’s Healthy Life

Anderson, Robert and Wrede, Barbara
Williamson 1990

Describes the health problems of older pets, and discusses nutrition, home environment, training, pollution, special therapies, and euthanasia.


The Proper Care of Dogs – Dog Care Guides PDF

Burris, Christopher
T.F.H. 2000 Dewey Dec. 636.7

The Proper Care of Dogs is a concise guide to all aspects of dog care and ownership. Topics include selection, owner responsibility, training, housebreaking, nutrition and feeding. Dog care guides pdf.


Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal how to Prevent Or Change Unwanted Ones

Dale, Steve et al
Houghton Mifflin 2014

The key to training dogs effectively is first to understand why our dogs do what they do. And no one can address this more authoritatively than the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, whose work, the culmination of years of rigorous training, takes them deep into the minds of dogs in an effort to decode how they think, how they communicate, and how they learn. In Decoding Your Dog, these experts analyze problem behaviors, decipher the latest studies, and correct common misconceptions and outmoded theories.


Training your Dog

Fogle, Bruce
DK 2003 Dewey Dec. 636.7

Understanding your dog — Early learning — Rewards & discipline — Training tactics — Training equipment — Indoor training — Outdoor training — Canine games — Advanced training — Retraining — Behavioral problems. Taking care of dogs, dog care guides pdf.


Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

George, Zak and Port, Dinah Roth
Ten Speed 2016

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. Zak helps you tailor dog training to your pet’s unique traits and energy level–leading to quicker results and a much happier pup. 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!


What’s a Dog For?: The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Man’s Best Friend

Homans, John
Penguin 2013

Explores the dog’s complex and prominent place in our world. Homans investigates why the human-canine relationship has evolved so rapidly — how dogs moved into our families, our homes, and sometimes even our beds in the span of a generation, becoming a $53 billion industry in the United States in the process. This book investigates how dogs have reached this exalted status, and why they hold such fascination for us.


Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Horowitz, Alexandra
Scribner 2009

Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human. Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs’ perceptual and cognitive abilities and then draws a picture of what it might be like to be a dog. What is it like for a dog to experience life from two feet off the ground, amidst the smells of the sidewalk, gazing at our ankles or knees? This book is as close as you can get to knowing about dogs without being a dog yourself.


The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Dogs, Dog Breeds & Dog Care

Larkin, Peter and Stockman, Mike
Hermes House 2005 Dewey Dec. 636.7

A comprehensive visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world. Everything you need to know about dogs, from choosing a breed to grooming, feeding and exercise is described in full detail, and there is a step-by-step guidance through basic first aid and training. Descriptions of each dog’s temperament will help you choose the right dog for you and your family. Books on dog care, encyclopedia of dog breeds.


How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond

Millan, Cesar and Peltier, Melissa Jo
Three Rivers 2010

Cesar tells you everything you need to know to create the best environment for a well-balanced dog in order to avoid behavior issues in the future, and shows you how to correct the most common behavior issues for young dogs. He answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you towards a loving, satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend.


Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Pitcairn, Richard H. and Pitcairn, Susan Hubble
Rodale 2005

Writing with the warmth and compassion that have won them a national following, veterinarian Richard H. Pitcairn and his wife Susan Hubble Pitcairn, noted specialists in chemical-free nutrition and natural healing for pets, show dog and cat owners how to provide the very best in companionship and lifelong care. They now cover environmental matters, including pollutants both inside the home and out, as well as recent hot-button topics, such as Mad Cow disease, Lyme disease, and the West Nile virus. They’ve updated dozens of recipes for delicious and healthful pet food and treats. With a guide to handling emergencies and an in-depth “Quick Reference” section, they give specific instructions for preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of animal diseases and disorders-with special attention to homeopathic, herbal, and nutritional remedies.


101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog

Sundance, Kyra
Quarry 2007

101 Dog Tricks is an international bestseller in 18 languages with over a half-million copies sold worldwide! This beautifully designed book features step-by-step instructions with easy-to-follow color photos of each step. Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and troubleshooting boxes cover common problems, while Build on it! ideas suggest more complicated tricks that build on each new skill. Trick training will help you bond with your dog and integrate him or her into your family.

Dogs and All About Them – VINTAGE Dog Care Guide PDF

Leighton, Robert
Cassell 1910 Dewey Dec. 636.7

Official kennel-club descriptions of fifty different breeds, with suggestions on breeding, care and treatment of common ailments. – A.L.A. Catalog 1904-1911. Vintage book on dogs, encyclopedia of dog breeds, dog breed book. Dog care guides pdf.


BOOK COLLECTIONS – Dogs

Books about Dog Breeds – Collection

About 280 free online modern books about dog breeds. Dog breed books: German Shepherd books, Labrador Retriever books, Pomeranian book, Shetland Sheepdog book, American Staffordshire Terrier book, Jack Russell Terriers book, Schnauzers book, Norwegian Elkhounds book, Bichon Frise book, Cockapoo books, Labradoodle book, Cocker Spaniels book, Great Danes book, Irish Setters book, Doberman Pinschers book, Schnoodle book, Collies book, Chihuahuas book, Australian Shepherds book, Welsh Terriers book, Shih Tzus book, Bulldogs book, Beagle book, Rottweilers book, Siberian Huskies book, Pugs book, Morkies book, Miniature Schnauzers book, Chinese Shar-Pei book, Saint Bernards book, Cocker Spaniels book, Basset Hounds book, Golden Retriever book, Pharaoh Hounds book, Pit Bulls book, Labradors book, Shetland Sheepdogs book, Golden Retrievers book. Dog care guides pdf.

Dog Training Books Collection

About 600 books about dogs nonfiction on dog training. Some books: Canine Boot Camp, Dog Tricks for Dummies, Housetraining Your Dog, The ABCs of Positive Training, Training the Mature Dog, Practical Training for Big Dogs, many more. Dog care guides pdf.

Collection of Historical Books about Dogs

126 Items

A free online collection compiled by a researcher at HathiTrust of books about dogs, or containing historical information about them. Dog care guides pdf.


Cat Care Guides PDF – Books about Cats Free Online

CORE BOOKS – Cat Care

Caring for Older Cats & Dogs: Extending Your Pet’s Healthy Life

Anderson, Robert and Wrede, Barbara
Williamson 1990

Describes the health problems of older pets, and discusses nutrition, home environment, training, pollution, special therapies, and euthanasia.


The Complete Cat’s Meow: Everything You Need to Know about Caring for Your Cat

Arden, Darlene
Turner 2011

The all-in-one resource for cat owners. Do you consider cats valued members of the family? Do you want to ensure you’re giving your beloved feline friend the very best possible care? Then this all-in-one, comprehensive cat care guide is for you! Covers everything cat owners need to know about health, nutrition, behavior, and training.


The Complete Book of Cat Care: How to Raise a Happy and Healthy Cat

Behrend, Katrin
Barrons 1991

Expert advice on selecting a cat, feeding, health care, dealing with emergencies, and preparing pedigreed cats for shows are just some of the topis covered in this manual.


CatSpeak: How to Learn It, Speak It, and Use it to Have a Happy, Healthy, Well-mannered Cat

Dibra, Bashkim and Randolph, Elizabeth
Putnam’s 2001

Cats are intelligent and reasonable animals, capable of enormous affection and loyalty and willing to cooperate with their owners — if asked to do so in a polite manner. Knowing which “suggestions” to make, and how to make them, is the key. In CatSpeak, Bash Dibra shows cat owners how to do the previously unthinkable: train their cats!


Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Pitcairn, Richard H. and Pitcairn, Susan Hubble
Rodale 2005

Writing with the warmth and compassion that have won them a national following, veterinarian Richard H. Pitcairn and his wife Susan Hubble Pitcairn, noted specialists in chemical-free nutrition and natural healing for pets, show dog and cat owners how to provide the very best in companionship and lifelong care. They now cover environmental matters, including pollutants both inside the home and out, as well as recent hot-button topics, such as Mad Cow disease, Lyme disease, and the West Nile virus. They’ve updated dozens of recipes for delicious and healthful pet food and treats. With a guide to handling emergencies and an in-depth “Quick Reference” section, they give specific instructions for preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of animal diseases and disorders-with special attention to homeopathic, herbal, and nutritional remedies.


The Complete Guide to Understanding & Caring for Your Cat

Wilbourn, Carole C.
Sterling 2007

Cat therapist Carole Wilbourn spends her life helping owners understand their feline’s day to day needs, so that human and animal can relate in a way that promotes the well-being of both. This book presents her methods for treating the “total cat,” and nurturing it emotionally, behaviorally, and physically. From grooming to litter box problems, this guide covers just about any concern or situation that might arise.

Books on Cats Nonfiction – Collection

About 4,000 Books on Cats. Most appear to be non-fiction, published over the past 30-40 years. They cover nearly every possible topic regarding cats. Some books: How to Have a Happy Cat, Catlore, Understanding your Cat, Complete Guide to Cat Care, Behavior and Health, Do Cats Need Shrinks?, Your Cat: owner’s manual, Cats in Fact & Legend, many more. Cat care guides pdf.

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