pet reads 300 Questions About Dogs
By Heike Schmidt-Roger Published by Barrons, distributed by Bookwise International Dog owners will find 300 questions presented and followed up with detailed answers pertaining to every aspect of dog ownership and care. The book’s main topics are categorised separately and have colour-keyed page edges for quick reference. Questions and answers cover equipment and grooming; feeding and nourishment; health care; behaviour characteristics; and training methods. The book contains hundreds of colour photos and features a glossary of dog-care terms. The clear vinyl jacket protects against wear and tear.
Caring for Australian Native Birds 2nd Edition By Heather Parsons. Published by Kangaroo Press, distributed by Simon & Schuster As a founding member of the NSW Wildlife Information and Rescue Service, author Heather Parsons has spent many years caring for sick, injured and orphaned birds. She shares her knowledge in this revised edition that looks at the ethics of caring for wild birds, the basics of identification and anatomy, and feeding and housing needs. Detailed care plans and dietary advice are included for every bird type from the smallest insectivores to migratory seabirds. Also covered is information on first aid, rehabilitation, readying a bird for release back into the wild, as well as how to avoid young birds imprinting on their human carers. This book offers practical advice for people who wish to enjoy the company of wild birds in their gardens and surrounds.
Doggy Do Daycare By Suzi McLennan-Lyon. Published by Woofa-Publishing, distributed by Celestial Star Pty Ltd For anyone wanting to create and operate a doggy day care business, here is the ultimate guide. This Australian ebook outlines the proven doggy daycare system that has been used by the award-winning WOOFYS Doggy Daycare that has operated in Brisbane for the past four years. The techniques outlined will enable people to create and run their own large or small scale doggy day care, regardless of their skill level or business background. Doggy Do Daycare is available online at www.woofys.com.au.
Dogs’ Miscellany By J.A. Wines. Published by Michael O’Mara Books, distributed by Bookwise International Dogs’ Miscellany is a unique and elegant collection of fascinating facts, trivia, anecdotes and legends about dogs throughout the ages. Decorated with elegant black and white illustrations, sprinkled with sayings and quotations from famous dog lovers past and present, Dogs’ Miscellany is a marvellous tribute to man’s best friend, guaranteed to engage and delight. A perfect gift for yourself or another dog lover.
Grrrowlicious food for hungry dogs By Jamie Young. Published and distributed by GRRRR Books Dog lover Jamie Young and his dog Frodo have explored the schools of thought behind what kind of diet your dog should have: cooked, raw and carnivore, to come up with this tasty looking recipe book Covering a variety of foods that will feed your dog’s body and brain, this book offers well researched but basic recipes such as rabbit stew, tasty health burgers and supper sardines. There is also a section on treats with recipes for doggy biscuits and cheese and bacon cookies. Featuring stunning photos and no gimmicks — just the facts — the cheap, easy, balanced, nutritious and tasty home cooked meals that Jamie and Frodo have come up with can only help keep your pooch well nourished and begging for more. 28
YPM issue 10 2007. Devoted to pets and their owners.