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
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.
Best Friends Animal Society Best Friends Book The Friends Behind Best Friends Animal Society. Experience the trials, tribulations and ultimate triumphs during the evolution of Best Friends Animal Society! Or at least come as close as you can in this entertaining and inspiring read. This is the story of how Best Friends went from rescuing handfuls of animals from local shelters to being the nation's most beloved sanctuary for special-needs companion animals. Now, as we move ahead to help animals all across the country with the mission of No More Homeless Pets, this book reminds us all that a small group of friends really can make a big difference. NOTE: 50% of all proceeds from Best Friends gear purchases go directly to Best Friend's Animal Society.
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
The Complete Book of Dog Breeding A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing the responsibilities of reputable breeders to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered include: the choosing, health, quality, and conditioning of brood stock; practical DNA use, and Canine Health Information Center (CHIC) surveys and data storage to scientifically improve the selection of healthy brood stock and puppies; potential breeding problems; artificial insemination; pregnancy and its duration; embryonic and fetal activity; pregnancy nutrition; physical changes during pregnancy; stages of labor; normal and Cesarean-section births, and how to assist in both; nutrition of dams and puppies and how to recognize and prevent potential problems in both; neonatal puppy care; lactation and weaning the puppies; socializing the puppies; pedigrees, registration, and titles; and much more. Filled with color photos and line art.
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!
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.
Everything Dog Training & Tricks Book: Turn Even the Most Mischevious Pooch Into a Well-Behaved Pet It can take a lot of time, patience, and money to train a dog--and even more to teach him new tricks! In this book, dog owners will get professional advice without having to attend pricey classes. Certified pet dog trainer Gerilyn J. Bielakiewicz explains how to solve virtually every behavioral issue from aggression to digging. This book features training instructions to: Housebreak a puppy or adult dog Control barking Use a clicker for training Walk a dog on-leash Teach basic commands like sit and comeFeaturing dozens of photographs that highlight a wide range of fun (and easy!) tricks, this book will have the dog jumping through hoops in no time!
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 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
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 Big Book of Simple Solutions: Training Your Dog The most common training issues that dog owners face are addressed in The Book of Simple Solutions: Training Your Dog by dog expert Kim Campbell Thornton. From the publisher of Dog Fancy magazine, this fun fact-filled volume offers solutions to barking, chewing, digging, house-training issues, aggression, and bad doggy manners (begging, jumping up, marking, etc.). Buck Jones's hilarious color cartoons should not distract dog owners from the serious matters at hand, but solving canine behavior problems are better handled with know-how, patience, and good dose of humor-all of which are delivered handily in this compact 224-page Simple Solutions book.
Parrot Tricks: Teaching Parrots with Positive ReinforcementKeep your parrot stimulated and active, and he will keep you entertained. By nature, parrots are inquisitive, intelligent, and social animals. You can capitalize on these characteristics and obedience train your bird, teaching him behaviors that will make your life and his more enjoyable--behaviors such as stepping on your hand or wrist on command, and going to a designated perch. Then you can progress to teach him all kinds of tricks. He'll love the attention, communication, and socialization. From the essential basics of obedience training to awesome tricks that will amuse and amaze your friends, Parrot Tricks covers: Techniques to use during the "get acquainted" period Setting up a training area and using food as a training tool Training basics such as targeting, luring, and using cues Necessary obedience skills such as step up, come, perch, and stay The basic retrieve command, the foundation of many tricks Simple tricks such as shake hands, high five, kiss, and take a bow Tricks based on the retrieve command, including basketball, ring on the peg, and stacking cups Advanced tricks such as pulling a wagon, pushing a grocery cart, raising a flag, and riding a skateboard Innovative tricks that showcase your bird's natural abilities Chaining tricks, such as recycling and going to the mailbox Verbalizations and talking using the Rival/Model Method or the Positive Reward Method Directions for making simple propsWith this book, patience, and practice, you'll build your understanding of and relationship with your bird as you build a repertoire of tricks. You can get your parrot to jump through hoops for you--literally!
The Cichlid: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Fish Cichlids are often described as "fish with personality." A favorite of many hobbyists, members of this family include the ubiquitous Angelfish, the colorful Firemouth Cichlid, and the much sought-after Discus and Oscar. Cichlids includes tips on caring for, breeding, and setting up and maintaining a tank. It also presents a thorough overview of the many varieties of Cichlids. It is the perfect resource for the beginner hobbyist, but it is also an essential addition to the library of any expert breeder or keeper.
Grooming Manual for the Dog and Cat One of the responsibilities of every dog or cat owner is that of coat care. There are many and varied coat types and there is a vast difference between the time it takes to groom a Doberman and an Old English Sheepdog, a Siamese and a Persian cat. This book provides much needed guidance for groomers, breeders and owners. It will be invaluable for those taking the City and Guilds 775 Grooming exam and animal care students of all levels. Step by step grooming/clipping techniques are described for the more popular breeds of dog and cat and in each case the technique is illustrated with photographic sequences. The book also includes allied subjects such as skin care, commonly found skin parasites and basic first aid and handling.
Puppy Care & Training The first book in this series to focus on the specific needs of puppies, Puppy Care & Training shows how to prepare for a puppy's arrival and explains how to feed, groom, and train him during this impressionable stage. It also discusses preventive care and how to deal with common health issues in puppies to encourage a longer and healthier life.
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