Pitcairn's Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats
Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, and Susan Hubble Pitcairn This is one of the
most comprehensive books for the beginner to learn about natural, holistic
health care for pets. I recommend it very highly. It's a great place to
start your journey.
by Toni Tucker & Judith Adler
We are what we think, all that arises from our thoughts. With our thoughts
we make the world. Speak or act with a pure mind and happiness will follow
you as your shadow, unshakable. Buddha/Dhammapada
Your Dog a Bone &
Grow Your Pup With Bones
Ian Billinghurst, B.V.Sc.[Hons], B.Sc.Agr., Dip.Ed.
Dr. Billinghurst is the person responsible for coining the term "B.A.R.F."
for the raw food diet. ("Bones and Raw Food" or "Biologically
Appropriate Raw Food " if you prefer.) These books are written in
a conversational style that is very easy to follow.
Natural Remedy Book for Dogs and Cats & Natural
Healing for Dogs and Cats
by Dianne Stein
Diane Stein's books cover everything you've every wondered about in the
realm of natural health care - and much much more. These books offer a
great wealth of information in good detail. Extremely fascinating reading!
Crossing Press Pocket Series
Allergies, Arthritis, Natural Cat, Natural Dog,
Nutrition, Parasites, Skin and Coat Care, Training Without Trauma
by Lisa Newman, N.D., Ph.D.
These books are an excellent, inexpensive way to get your natural care
library started. Very in-depth informaton.
New Natural Cat
by Anitra Frazier and Norma Ekrote
THE Bible of natural health care for our purr babies.
Nature of Animal Healing: The Definitive Holistic Medicine Guide to Caring
for Your Dog and Cat
by Martin Goldstein, D.V.M.
Dr. Goldstein is getting a good deal of mainstream attention for his approach
to natural health.
Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs
by Martin Zucker, DVM
Dr. Zucker gives an analysis of different treatments for many dis-eases.
Choices in Natural Healing for Dogs & Cats
by Amy D. Shojai and the editors of Prevention for Pets
Paws Five Directions
A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs
by Cheryl Schwartz, DVM
Excellent information about Traditional Chinese Medicine, from theory
Pets Die For & Protect Your Pet
Ann N. Martin
Ms. Martin began researching the multi-billion dollar animal food industry
in the 1990's, and her expose on what's really in that bag of dog
and cat food is shocking. Protect Your Pet covers other aspects
of companion animal health, including over-vaccination, cancer, and the
raw diet debate.
Allergies: Remedies for an Epidemic
by Alfred J. Plechner, DVM and Martin Zucker
The bible on using food and diet to prevent and heal illness.
Allergy Solution for Dogs
by Shawn Messonnier, DVM
Natural and conventional therapies to ease discomfort and enhance your
dog's quality of life.
Nature & Albert Schweitzer
editing and commentary by Ann Cottrell Free
An anthology of Ahimsa, a sanskrit term meaning
non-killing, non-injuring, non-harming. Defined in modern life as Dynamic
by Nathaniel Altman
by Peter Singer
"The Book That Started a Revolution!"
"Singer's documentation is unrhetorical and unemotional, his arguments
tight and formidable, for he bases his case on neither personal nor religious
nor highly abstract philosophical principles, but on moral positions most
of us already accept." The New York Times Book Review
Heaven in a Rage: Essays on the Eating of Animals
available from MBK Publishing.
K-911 Emergency First Aid
with Dr. Keith Gordon
video the ASPCA calls "Concise, Detailed and Medically Sound"
and The Book of the Month Club labelled "Essential."
the Racing Greyhound
the book before you apply to adopt your greyhound. It will get you LOTS
of bonus points with any adoption group!
Vets Don't Tell You About Vaccines
by Catherine O' Driscoll
Dog Health & Natural Cat Health
Medicine for Dogs and Cats
Small Doses for Small Animals
by Don Hamilton, DVM
by Penelope Smith
Healing and Vibrational Medicine
by Sage Holloway
by Richard Gerber, M.D.
A profound exploration
of the subtle energy fields, written in an easy to understand style. This
is truly the medicine of the future.
by Kymythy Schultze
Ms. Schultz offers another popular version of the raw food diet.
Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog
by Wendy Volhard and Kerry Brown, DVM
Full of information, with guide to understanding your dog's blood work
results and in depth treatment plans for specific diseases. Ms. Volhard
also has another interpretation of the raw diet.
Dogs: Homeopathic Remedies
by George Macleod, MRCVS, DVSM, Vet FF Hom
by Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis
Excellent guides for learning veterinary acupressure. I've taken Amy's
class, and highly recommend both her training and acupressure. www.tallgrasspublications.com
by Dr. MichaelW. Fox, DVM
A good, basic introduction to massage.
Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs by Caroline
"In Pack of Two, Knapp explores the rich, complicated terrain
of human-animal relationships, interweaving her own experiences with those
of animal behaviorists, psychologists, and other dog [guardians]."
End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell
Don't Shoot the
Dog! by Karen Pryor
Dogs' Prayers were Answered... Bones Would Rain from the Sky
Deepening Our Relationship with Dogs
by Suzanne Clothier
Ms. Clothier offers a deeply philosophical look at how we interact with
our animal companions.
Never Lie About Love
by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
An incredible collection of stories by the author of "When Elephants
Weep." This book will really speak to your heart. From the jacket:
"Dogs fill our hearts and minds with wonder, but their emotional
lives have remained unexplored since Darwin 125 years ago. Now, in "Dogs
Never Lie About Love", controversial psychoanalyst Jeffrey Masson
brilliantly navigates the rich inner landscape of "our best friends."
As he guides readers through the surprising depth of canine emotional
complexity, Masson draws from myth and literature, from scientific studies,
and from the stories and observations of dog trainers and dog lovers around
the world. " This is a MUST read!
of My Heart Writings Inspired By Animals and Nature
by Jim Willis
author of "How Could You?", "The Animals' Savior,"
"The Basset Chronicles" and other favorites."If one book
can make a world of difference for animals, this is it." Available
as a fundraiser. Link
Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs
by Dr. Nicholas Dodman
Dr. Dodman offers amazing new treatment protocols for difficult behavioral
by April Frost with Rhondi Lightmark
No more stomp and jerk dog training. Ms. Frost teaches you how to develop
your relationship with your pet to facilitate a closer, more rewarding
Dog Whisperer: A Compassionate Non-Violent Approach to Dog Training
by Paul Owens with Norma Ekroate
It works for dogs, too!
Intelligence of Dogs
Canine Consciousness and Capabilities
by Stanley Coren
101 Easy Things You Can Do
by Ingrid Newkirk, National Director, People for
the Ethical Treatment of Animals
wants to dwell on gruesome statistics about companion animals needlessly
put to death everyday for lack of homes. When we hear that literally millions
meet that grim fate, we tend to wonder what we can do about it.
author of "The Pet Surplus," subtitled "What every dog
and cat owner can do to help reduce it" (Xlibris $16), offers some
concrete suggestions -- along with a perspective on the causes of the
my book to pet owners," said the author from the Long Island home
she shares with three cats. "I've had people ask me if this is 'another
book about the importance of spaying and neutering.' That's an easy one
to answer. Why would I spend 3 1/2 years and write 75,000 words just to
say 'get your pet fixed'?
would be awfully boring," she said with a laugh.
information about the book from an article by Joan Lowell Smith...
by J. R. Ackerley