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Amy D Shojai's Books

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Animal behaviorist September Day has lost everything—husband murdered, career in ruins, confidence shot—and flees to Texas to recover. She’s forced out of hibernation when her nephew Steven and his autism service dog Shadow disappear in a freak blizzard. When her sister trusts a maverick researcher’s promise to help Steven, September has 24 hours to rescue them from a...
Pet Care: Cutting Edge Medicine
UPDATED! 2nd EDITION Dogs and cats are considered part of the family--and just as deserving of the best medical care. Never before has the veterinary profession been able to offer such amazing medical options and such a high level of preventative care as it does in the new century. You'll find the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on veterinary diagnostics and...
Cat & Dog ComPETability
More than 30 million U.S. households double their pleasure by welcoming both cats and dogs into their homes. Yet mixing the two can mean trouble in paradise, especially if you treat your cat like your dog, or vice versa. Cats and dogs are two very different animals with distinctive needs and they cannot—and must not—be treated in the same way. Fun, practical, and eminently...
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UPDATED! This is it, the one book you need when you're ready to add a kitten to your household. Nationally known pet authority Amy Shojai has updated her award-winning book with the latest behavior information and care research, including new vaccination guidelines and more. This veritable "Kitten101" is packed with all the must-knows on... *choosing, training, and communicating...
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The American Pit Bull Terrier is the “Quarter Horse” of the dog world, a canine athlete known for his incredible versatility. These high-energy, confident and happy dogs love to work, and they want a job to do. The highly intelligent APBT can be trained to excel at nearly any dog sport, and they are dedicated to and love spending time with their human family. Often characterized as...
Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul
Cats first purred their way into human hearts thousands of years ago, and have been our treasured companions and soul mates ever since. Whether impish kittens, regal adult cats or serene seniors, it’s impossible for us to remain indifferent to them—especially at 4 A.M. when the food bowl runs dry! So smile at their many "c'attitudes," and feed your feline passion by "purr-using"...
Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul
For thousands of years, dogs have been cherished as devoted companions and exuberant playmates-their unconditional love, limitless affection and unwavering loyalty never fail to melt our hearts. The stories in Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul truly capture the special joy these four-legged creatures bring to our lives and hearts. The family that learns the true meaning of...
Stop Fighting like Cats and Dogs!---As a multi-pet owner, you know that having more pets can double your pleasure but does not necessarily make your life merrier. From conflicts over food to favorite sleeping arrangements, adding new pets rubs everyone's fur the wrong way, making situations hairy for everyone-including you. This practical guide gives you the ability to finally make...
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UPDATED & REVISED 2010 EDITION! Keep Your Cat Loving Longer, Living Better! In the last few decades, tremendous advances have been made in veterinary technology--nearly tripling the average life span of many pets. But cats that are seven years and older have special needs and require additional emotional support, nutritional help, and medical care. A longer life also means more...
UPDATED & REVISED 2010 EDITION! Keep Your Dog Loving Longer, Living Better! You can teach an old dog new tricks--and give him the best care possible. The good news is that dogs are living much longer lives--thanks to advances in veterinary technology. But older dogs do have special needs and require additional emotional support, nutritional help, and medical care. A longer life...
First Aid
Is there an animal doctor in the house? Most likely, the answer is no. And when an accident or other emergency threatens your pet, every minute counts. Don't be unprepared! You'll find a comprehensive A-to-Z guide of more than 150 common--and not so common--injuries and conditions. Offering the expertise of more than 80 veterinary ER experts, you'll find advice on how to use what'...
Natural Healing
DISCOVER how the country's top holistic veterinarians treat their pets without using drugs...and how you can do it, too! Finally, a vet-approved, authoritative guide to homeopathy, supplements, and other new choices for keeping your pets healthy. An A-to-Z guide of over 1,000 at-home remedies from over 100 top vets in holistic health.