Ultimate Dog Grooming Ultimate Dog Grooming reveals the secrets of the industry's top groomers. Featuring more than 500 full-color photographs and hundreds more step-by-step sketches of grooming techniques, this book provides specifics for 170 dog breeds. The first section of the book covers caring for and grooming a pet dog: how to keep its coat healthy; tips for routine care; how to bathe a dog; and how to choose a groomer. The second section covers grooming as a profession, including starting a grooming business; choosing and buying equipment; how to detect coat and skin disorders; and tips on handling problems that commonly arise. The third section covers specific grooming information for the 170 individual breeds. Each chapter is dedicated to a type of coat and then further organized into step-by-step instructions for grooming each breed from start to finish. Insider tips on preparing a dog for show are also included. Ultimate Dog Grooming is the ideal reference for learning how to clip, strip and blow-dry a dog. Pet owners as well as professional groomers, handlers, trainers and dog-daycare specialists will treasure this definitive reference book.
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4African Grey Parrot HandbookTitles in Barron's popular series of Pet Handbooks are filled with reliable information and helpful advice on animal care. Written by breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts, these photo-illustrated books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and where applicable, grooming. Titles devoted to dog breeds also discuss exercise needs and training methods. Barron's Pet Handbooks resemble Barron's alternate series, the Pet Owners'' Manuals, but each of the Handbooks has a larger page count and includes more detailed advice and instruction.
Fine Tender Touch Get rid of the excess hair on your pet's coat with Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade in your clipper. This blade is a home grooming tool that helps groom your pet without pain and stress. Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade Aids to cut close to medium length hair Easy home grooming Pain free operation Fine blade gives closer clipping Get your pet ready for some quick hair cutting with this blade that produces effective results. A Closer Look: Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade is a professional home grooming tool. This blade helps to get rid of close to medium length hair on your pet's coat. It's suitable to be used with adjusta-groom clippers as well as model 23 fast feed clippers. Made Specially for: Dogs of all ages
Save Time, Avoid Stress Get rid of your pet's excess coarse thick hair using Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade. This blade is an effective home grooming tool that's easy to use. It can carry out the task of cutting your pet's hair with no harm or accidents. Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade Effective home grooming tool Pain free operation High quality blade Brush up your canine with this blade that not just saves time but can also keep your pet well groomed. A Closer Look: Oster Adjusta-Groom Blade is a good quality professional home grooming tool. It can be used with Oster Adjusta groom clippers or other fast feed clippers. Made Specially for: Dogs of all ages
Conair Canine FX Moda-Groom II Professional 2-Speed Animal Clipper features the durable ConairPRO ceramic detachable blade system with cryogenic ceramic technology and a high-torque permanent magnetic rotary motor. This powerful permanent magnetic rotary motor clipper delivers 3000 strokes per minute on low speed and 4000 strokes per minute on high speed. This clipper is quiet, lightweight and low-maintenance. Includes 4 comb attachments, blade oil, blade guard, cleaning brush and aluminum st
Conair Canine FX Turbo-Groom II Professional Animal Clipper is a powerful 2-speed clipper which is ideal for all coat types with smooth, efficient results. Features a durable, black chrome-plated cutting comb and high carbon steel cutter which delivers over 40 lbs. of cutting torque for heavy-duty clipping. The custom-designed, self-cooling motor allows maximum cutting torque and noise reduction. Includes 4 comb attachments, blade oil, blade guard, cleaning brush and aluminum storage case. C
Conair Canine FX Dyna-Groom II Professional 2-Speed Animal Clipper is a powerful permanent magnetic rotary motor clipper which is ideal for body and face cutting on all coat types. This clipper delivers 3000 strokes per minute on low speed and 4000 strokes per minute on high speed. Ergonomic, quiet, lightweight and low-maintenance. Includes 4 comb attachments, blade oil, blade guard, cleaning brush and aluminum storage case. Conair Canine FX high performance clippers give you professional
Groom Your Dog Like a Professional: Step-By-Step Techniques and Tips for a Great Looking Dog During these challenging economic times, many people are looking for practical ways to boost their incomes. Starting a dog care business is a viable option to not only make more money with little startup expense but also provides assistance to millions of pet parents whose hectic lifestyles may cause them to leave their pets unattended for extended periods of time during the day or week. Doggy Business 101 addresses the rising need for pet care services and provides detailed advice for starting up and operating a doggy daycare or related business, such as dog walking, pet sitting, and dog camps. This comprehensive guide includes step-by-step methodology for coming up with a feasibility study and business plan to encourage success in the fast growing pet service industry, plus current data on consumer usage or selection of doggy service products. It also offers advice on how to finance and staff a doggy business, with information about bonding and insurance. Marketing and advertising ideas are included to help build public awareness and interest for your self-run business, while sample checklists and business forms help simplify the day-to-day operations.
Oh My Dog: How to Choose, Train, Groom, Nurture, Feed & Care for Your New Best Friend Calling the toughest canine questions! Owning a dog is one of life's great joys, but sometimes the challenges it brings can make even the most devoted dog lovers panic, throw up their hands, or feel completely overwhelmed. Before you get to the end of your leash, turn to this friendly and relatable reference that's the next best thing to talking to a dog-owning friend who's seen it all. In Oh My Dog, animal rights activist Beth Ostrosky Stern has compiled tips and invaluable advice from experts-and from her own experience as dogowner-to sooth concerns, answer questions big and small, and help you and your dog get the most out of your relationship. From the moment you even consider getting a dog, to caring for your old friend when his puppy years are far behind him, Oh My Dog covers every angle of dog ownership, including: Which breeds would be good match for me? What do I look for in a vet? How do I make sure our first night together is as stress-free as possible? What activities will help me bond with my dog? Is my dog showing sign of illness? What should I know before I head to a doggie day care or park? How do I read pet food labels? What should I do in an emergency?Choc full of informative side bars, questionnaires, to-do lists, and much, much more, Oh My Dog is the answer-filled fieldguide for anybody who owns a dog or is considering getting one.
The Complete Dog Book For more than seventy-five years, The Complete Dog Book has been the premier reference on purebred dogs. Now in its twentieth edition, this treasured guide is an essential volume for every dog owner and owner-to-be.Comprehensive and thoughtfully organized, The Complete Dog Book features all 153 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, the official breed standards, breed histories, and photographs. Also included are the twelve most recently recognized breeds: Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Black Russian Terrier, German Pinscher, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Havanese, Lowchen, Neapolitan Mastiff, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Parson Russell Terrier, Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Spinone Italiano, and Toy Fox Terrier. Along with AKC registration procedures and current forms, The Complete Dog Book includes sections on Choosing the dog that's right for you Training Nutrition Grooming Responsible breeding Canine first-aid Joining a dog club Canine Good Citizen program Every AKC sport: Agility, Conformation, Coonhound, Earthdog, Field Trials, Herding, Hunt Tests, Junior Showmanship, Lure Coursing, Obedience, Rally, and TrackingConcluding with an extensive glossary of terms and line drawings, The Complete Dog Book is a reference that dog aficionados will turn to again and again.
People, Pooches and Problems: Understanding, Controlling and Correcting Problem Behavior in Your Dog The paperback edition of Howell Book House classic by one of the true innovators of dog training. This innovative training approach addresses dog owners' goals, offering training strategies that simulate problem behaviors and showing how to correct them.
The Stray Cat Handbook Finally, a book that deals with stray cats; a how-to guide to trapping and dealing with a stray cat. As a pet owner, animal lover and director of a humane organization that deals with stray cats every day, this book gives us one more tool to offer to people who want to help the thousands of strays that wander our streets. Bravo! Joseph J. Sprague, Jr., Executive Director, Tree House Animal Foundation"Tamara Kreuz cares about the plight of stray and feral cats and gives practical ways to help them. Individuals and shelters can benefit from this book. If those who find stray animals can themselves set about to help by finding homes for domestic strays, or by creating safe havens for feral cats, this will make life a lot easier for shelter personnel, who are all too often overburdened by the number of animals they receive. We highly recommend The Stray Cat Handbook." Louise Holton and Becky Robinson, Co-founders, Alley Cat Allies: The National Feral Cat Network"This is a must read for those considering animal rescue work. The information and suggestions provided are first rate and are based on actual experiences." Linda A. Heller, Division Manager, Orange County Animal Services (Florida)
Canine Terminology (Dogwise Classics)Native Mice and Rats describes the evolution and ecology of this much-neglected group of animals. It details the diversity of their reproductive biology, their dietary adaptations and social behaviour. The book also includes information on rodent parasites and diseases, and concludes by outlining the changes in distribution of the various species since the arrival of Europeans as well as current conservation programs.
The Dog Behavior Answer Book: Practical Insights & Proven Solutions for Your Canine Questions It happens all the time. Just when Max's owner thinks she has him figured out, he exhibits a bewildering fear of the neighbor's skateboard. Or, despite endless corrections, Bailey still refuses to understand that she doesn't belong on the leather armchair.Then there are the dogs that almost always behave appropriately and predictably but can still display a few surprise reactions in situations that disturb their routines. Houseguests might be ruining Buster's sense of order - taking over his favorite room and distracting his humans from important things like fetch and dinner. And that dog park near Sadie's new house is terrific, but she might be having a tough time understanding the rules of etiquette.To all these situations and a hundred more, dog expert Arden Moore provides answers that clearly explain canine actions and reactions, and then helps readers with suggestions for modifying unacceptable behavior. For every canine misdeed, there is a human counter-response to fix the problem. Read about both sides of the story in these friendly questions and answers, taken from real-life situations with real dogs. There is hardly a behavior that will not have dog lovers nodding their heads in recognition.The Dog Behavior Answer Book will solve the mysteries of canine shoe theft, food guarding, and grass eating for puzzled humans everywhere.
Each Ultimate Sticker Book presents an array of colorful, photographic stickers of baby animals or dinosaurs, the U.S. Presidents or the night sky - there's something for everyone. Young children will love working with these durable, reusable stickers, and they can have fun using the stickers to make picture books and projects on their own. These entertaining books provide a hands-on way to explore new subjects. (And some of the stickers even glow in the dark!) Includes over 60 full-color, self-adhesive stickers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/31/2005Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Adopting the Racing Greyhound The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan-who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization-offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about tick-borne diseases and suggestions on buying veterinary insurance. Branigan carefully explains how to care for a Greyhound-everything from feeding and grooming to training-and how to extend the dog's life span. Readers will also find a wealth of updated information on medical conditions in Greyhounds and the latest in tests and treatment.
Curious Kitty is full of questions about the world and this gentle story follows her as she meets some new friends. This beautiful book also comes with a springy cat's tail and other textured treats for little fingers to explore. ABOUT JELLYCAT Without a doubt, the world's most sophisticated soft toys Jellycat, established in London in 1999, is one of the world's leading luxury soft toy companies, fast becoming a lifestyle company. We design in England and produce and distribute sophisticated high quality soft items around the world. Design At Jellycat we have a passion for design. We are heavily influenced by the fast changing world of fashion and as a result of this we introduce hundreds of new, innovative and original designs each year. We constantly strive to use the most interesting and distinctive materials. Our toys are hip and humorous and always soft and sumptuous. Safety & Social Responsibility Our priority is absolute safety in the manufacturing and choice of materials in all our items. We comply and exceed both American and European Testing standards. We are committed with our production partners to ensure responsible working conditions.
The Cat Behavior Answer Book: Practical Insights & Proven Solutions for Your Feline Questions Cats can be difficult to understand. They often seem secretive, aloof, and maddeningly independent. But they also earn deep love and devotion from millions of cat owners who cherish that incomparable feline spirit. For cat lovers everywhere, pet expert Arden Moore explores cat behavior in an inviting, browsable Q&A format. She answers the questions that come up again and again among devoted cat owners, opening an intriguing window on the feline brain and physiology.How, for example, can a cat in deep sleep three rooms away from the kitchen come zooming in within seconds of the refrigerator door opening? It's not just instinct. Cats really do have amazing hearing. Their ears are perfectly designed to pick up more sound vibrations and at higher frequencies than either humans or even dogs. And what does it mean when a cat's tail swishes slowly from side to side? That cat is probably getting ready to pounce on a mouse-either a toy or the real thing. Tail swishing is part of the cat's predatory positioning.In addition to explaining why cats do what they do, Moore shows readers how to prevent many common feline problems. Her practical advice and workable solutions help cat owners work with their pets to banish bad litter box habits, nighttime howling, and destructive clawing. Even finicky eaters can become feline gourmands with a little gentle encouragement.There are hundreds of tiny quirks and kooky habits that make a cat a cat. This sturdy, fun-to-read handbook explains those catticisms and opens every cat lover's eyes to the complexity of feline behavior. To know them is to love them!
Successful Dog Adoption Expert guidance in choosing the right dog -the first timeWritten by a renowned expert in shelter adoption, Successful Dog Adoption delivers all the information you need to find the perfect dog at a shelter and make him part of your family. In easy-to-understand language, Sue Sternberg helps you decide if you're ready to adopt by evaluating your reasons and translating them into what you should look for in a particular dog. She shows you how to find a reputable shelter, prepare for the adoption process, and work with shelter personnel to make sure they have appropriately screened their dogs. You'll also learn about ""rescue"" dogs and why one might be right for you.This practical guide covers all the vital issues you need to consider when adopting-choosing a male or female, a puppy or an adult; identifying fearful dogs or dogs who will bite; and seeking out a dog with the ideal temperament. Featured here are detailed tests and observations used by professionals to ascertain the temperament and compatibility of shelter dogs-now made available to the public for the first time. You'll discover how to determine risk factors in an unknown dog, gauge a dog's potential reaction to guests and strangers, and predict the compatibility level when you add another dog to your household.This book also offers invaluable advice on training your new pet, including guidance in housebreaking, selecting a training class, and helping a dog who gets carsick or doesn't like to be home alone. And, if you still experience difficulties with your dog, Sternberg gently discusses the steps you can take.Authoritative and friendly, Successful Dog Adoption is the one-stop guide for finding your own "superdog"-and keeping the dog-owner relationship fresh and rewarding for years to come.
Kennels and Kenneling: A Guide for Hobbyists and Professionals Everything you need to know to build a palace for your dogs-From drawing up the plans to buying the lumber to sinking the fence posts to nailing the utility hooks to the wall, everything is covered in this comprehensive look at building a home for your best friend. Tips on kennel operations, and how they should shape your plans, help readers choos the design that's right for them and keep their kennels running smoothly once they have been built. There are separate sections on hobby kennels and boarding kennels, with ideas for each type that can be put to good use in both.
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