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AVMA Guidelines for the Humane Slaughter of Animals (2016 edition) by AVMA
Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Animals deserve humane treatment during every stage of their lives – including during the induction of death, whether it’s euthanasia, slaughter or depopulation. These AVMA guidelines provide guidance for veterinarians about how to prevent pain and distress in animals that have been designated for slaughter.
The Origin of Birds and Flight by Harun Yahya
Price: Free! Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Theare more than 10,000 species of birds on Earth, each of which possesses its own unique features. Hawks have very sharp eyes, broad wings and pointed talons. Plovers, weighing just a few hundred grams, flap their wings for 88 hours non-stop on the journey of 4,000 kilometers (2,485 miles) that they make every winter, crossing the ocean without mishap.
The Polar Bear Catastrophe that Never Happened by Susan J. Crockford
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019 by The Global Warming Policy Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened explains why the catastrophic decline in polar bear numbers we were promised in 2007 failed to materialize. It’s the story of how and why the polar bear came to be considered 'Threatened' with extinction, and tracks its rise and fall as an icon of the global warming movement.
Do Dogs Go To Heaven? Eternal Answers For Animal Lovers Third Edition by Jean Holmes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,450. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Do Dogs Go To Heaven? answers questions about God's plan for animals here and in the hereafter. This book comforts animal lovers. The author is a veterinarian's daughter and a lawyer. Jean Holmes proves from the Bible our pets will be in eternity, skillfully interweaving Scripture with animal intelligence-behavior studies and anecdotes, both old and new. A must read for animal lovers!
Think Like Your Dog - And Enjoy the Rewards by Dianna M. Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Speak Your Dog’s Language You can take communication with your dog to amazing levels if you know how, and this book shows you how. Learn to think like your dog and to communicate with it in a language your dog understands and uses all the time; body language.
Diario de viajes por Sudamérica y cómo convertí a una perra callejera en mochilera by Roberto Sastre
You set the price! Words: 85,590. Language: Spanish. Published: February 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
En julio de 2013 puse rumbo a Brasil para cumplir el sueño de mi infancia: conocer Sudamérica. Lo que no sabía era que me iba a encontrar con una inesperada amiga que cambiaría el devenir de mi viaje… En estos diarios cuento desde una perspectiva íntima todas las aventuras que viví en el viaje que cambió para siempre mi vida. El principio de una vida nómada… Con mi perra.
Human Views and Equine Behavior by Janice Ladendorf
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Humans need to see horses as they are, not as we believe or want them to be. An innovative approach to communication reveals new equine abilities and how our beliefs influence equine behavior. They also lead to many different explanations about how we communicate with our horses. A detailed analysis of the language of the aids and equine cognitive abilities gives us a new answer to this question.
Communicating with Orcas: The Whales' Perspective by Mary J Getten
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs
Communicating with Orcas is the true story of an amazing journey into the unknown world of whales. It unlocks many mysteries of orca life and death. It is a moving description of a close family group in which all members travel, eat, play, and even sleep together. It takes you inside their world, allowing you to see things from their perspective and to understand their way of life---the orca way.
Animal Flatmates: Deep into their minds by Rachele Malavasi (editor)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cognitive Science
In our city, building, or even our own apartment live visible and invisible species with incredible cognitive skills: pets (dogs, cats, and reptiles kept as exotic pets), animals exploited for their meat (chickens, fish), engaged in work with humans (horses), or living in our houses unknown to the tenants (fruit flies). We provide an overview of these species’ cognitive skills and their ontogeny.
Horse Crucified and Risen by Alexander Nevzorov
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal by Darla Hillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.
Writing for Animals: New perspectives for writers and instructors to educate and inspire by John Yunker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2019 by Ashland Creek Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Writers face many questions and choices in their work, from how to educate without being didactic to how to develop animals as characters for an audience that still views them as ingredients. In this book, writers will find myriad voices to assist them in writing about animals, from tips about craft to understanding the responsibility of writing about animals.
Pit Bull Nation by Cindy Marabito
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals(5.00 from 1 review)
Pit Bull Nation is the story of a woman who found a pit bull and how that dog changed the course of her life. The chain of events that follow would discourage most people, but this woman finds a connection with these dogs that gives her the strength to overcome adversity and her own fears. She finds a comrade and soul mate in these unwanted dogs whose very name and image inspire media frenzy.
Care and Management of Horses by Heather Smith Thomas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Care & Management of Horses provides a common-sense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, comfortable, and happy. Intended for the serious horse person, the book emphasizes the whole horse — mental and physical — and encourages the owner to center horse-keeping practices around the horse’s needs.
39 Ways Not to Kill Your Best Friend by Judith Samson-French
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Many of us share our lives with dogs, but how much do we really know about our four-legged friends? "39 Ways To Not Kill Your Best Friend", by Dr Judith Samson-French is a must-read for all dog lovers. , 39 Ways shares stories of companion dogs that have tragically died – or narrowly escaped death – at the hands of well-meaning owners. What you learn here could save your pet's life.
Backyard Bigfoot: The True Story of Stick Signs, UFOs & the Sasquatch by Lisa A. Shiel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
Backyard Bigfoot presents startling evidence that the hairy creatures who lurk in our world's backcountry represent more than a figment of our collective imagination. Bigfoot expert Lisa A. Shiel lays out the evidence—physical and photographic, ancient and modern—to prove that Bigfoot and its kin all over the world stand closer to us than we ever imagined.
Spiritual Companions by Mary Caelsto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 and represented by Charmed Chicken Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft & wicca
When we think about our spirituality, we generally don't include our household pets. However humans have been living with animals in one way or another since the dawn of time. Including our pets in our spirituality is one way to have a complete household.
Because They Needed Me: Rita Miljo and the Orphaned Baboons of South Africa by Micheal Blumenthal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
In May of 2007, noted American poet and novelist and son of Holocaust refugees Michael Blumenthal went to South Africa to volunteer at C.A.R.E., a rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured baboons founded by Rita Miljo. Rita was a Lithuanian-born childhood member of the Hitler Youth who had gone on to have a life as adventure-filled as Beryl Markham’s in West With the Night.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities by Sebastian Heath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities provides: In depth discussions of the role of animal owners, emergency managers, volunteers, liability and business continuity during natural and technological hazards; Practical information to engage communities in mitigating adverse impacts of disasters on animals and their owners.
When Horses Speak and Humans Listen by Andrew-Glyn Smail
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
When horses speak and we humans choose to listen to them, there is much that we can learn about them and about ourselves. Listening to horses speak has changed my life and taught me much. This book contains a little of what I have learned from horses while listening to them speak. And much of it is startlingly different from what we take for granted.