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  1. Carver's repository, forge and horse infirmary

    Contributor(s):: James Carver

    Veterinary science: being an address to the gentlemen, farmers and graziers of Long Island, shewing in a brief view the importance of introducing this branch of domestic science, with a view of ameliorating the diseases of that noble animal the horse

  2. Bond for Life: Emotions Shared by People & Their Pets

    Contributor(s):: Ellis, Jo , Robinson, Ian

  3. Equine-assisted therapy and learning with at-risk young people

    Contributor(s):: Burgon, Hannah Louise

  4. Restoration London : from poverty to pets, from medicine to magic, from slang to sex, from wallpaper to women's rights

    Contributor(s):: Picard, Liza

  5. Your ideal cat: insights into breed and gender differences in cat behavior

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    Contributor(s):: Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart

    For a happy relationship with your cat, go beyond the looks and make your pick based on demonstrated breed behavior. This is the advice of the Harts, two experts in animal communication and behavior, whose new book takes the process of selecting a cat to the next level by offering data-based...

  6. The veterinarian's guide to pet loss: Preventing the preventable, preventing the inevitable, grieving without regrets

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    Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani

    For veterinarians and other animal-caregivers as well as the animals' owners , the loss of a pet by any means can be even more painful in today's more complex and stressful world. Veterinarian Myrna Milani uses her 35+ years of experience in animal health, behavior, and the human-animal bond to...

  7. A loss for words: Remembering animals loved and lost

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    Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani

    Veterinarian Myrna Milani knows that no one is immune to the pain of pet loss. In A Loss for Words she shares her personal experiences with loss to help you through the grieving process.In additional to her behavioral/bond practice, Dr. Milani has written numerous articles, seven books, and...

  8. Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together

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    | Contributor(s):: Phil Zeltzman, Rebecca A Johnson, Alan M. Beck

    A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or obese,...

  9. Unleashed Fury: The political struggle for dog-friendly parks

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    | Contributor(s):: Julie Walsh, Alan M. Beck

    The question of whether dogs should be allowed off the leash in public places has become a major political issue in cities and suburbs across the United States. In the last two decades, "leash-law disputes" have burst upon the political scene and have been debated with an intensity usually...

  10. Potcakes: Dog ownership in New Providence, The Bahamas

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    | Contributor(s):: William J. Fielding, Maurice Issacs, Jane Mather

    Although The Bahamas is not alone, either in the Caribbean, or elsewhere in having a pet over-population problem, however this publication appears to be the first to provide a systematic study of dog ownership in a Caribbean society. The dog population in The Bahamas consists mainly of mongrels,...

  11. Playing with my dog Katie: An ethnomethodological study of dog-human interaction

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    | Contributor(s):: David A. Goode

    The relationship between dogs and humans has been represented and contemplated since the beginning of human culture. Lasting expressions of this interest can be found in art, philosophy, literature, and science. With the rise of biological and social sciences in the nineteenth century,...

  12. New York's poop scoop law: Dogs, the dirt, and due process

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    | Contributor(s):: Michael Brandow

    It's hard to imagine eight million people trying to avoid dog refuse on the streets of New York City on a daily basis. Likewise, it's harder not to imagine New Yorkers from all walks of life picking up after their canines. Using plastic bags or trendy, mechanized devices, pet owners have become a...

  13. Inside Animal Hoarding: The Case of Barbara Erickson and her 552 Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Arnold Arluke, Celeste Killeen

    Inside Animal Hoarding profiles one of the largest and most intriguing cases of animal hoarding in recent history. Celeste Killeen's investigation pries open the door to Barbara Erickson's hidden and closely guarded life, offering an in-depth view of animal hoarding. The chaos and torment...

  14. Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship

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    | Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck, Aaron Katcher

    Pets play a greater role in our emotional and physical health than ever before, according to this volume. The book by Alan M. Beck of Purdue's School of Veterinary Medicine and Aaron H. Katcher, psychiatrist and professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, explores the emotional and...

  15. Afternoons with Puppy: Inspirations from a Therapist and his Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Aubrey H. Fine, Cynthia J. Eisen

    Afternoons with Puppy is a heartwarming account of dynamic relationships and outcomes involving a therapist, his therapy animals, and his patients over the course of almost two decades. It is a narrative of Dr. Fine's experiences and the growing respect for the power of the animals effect on his...

  16. A Perfect Harmony: The Intertwining Lives of Animals and Humans throughout History

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    | Contributor(s):: Roger A. Caras

    Caras views humanity's ascent from Stone Age hunter-gatherers to modern apartment-dwelling cat-and dog-owners as inextricably woven with animals. As beasts of burden, means of transport, and protein source, animals made possible agricultural surpluses, triggered cultural cross-pollination,...