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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 and 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.
Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life by Kristen Nelson, D.V.M.
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Coated With Fur celebrates the deep bond between humans and animals. Set in a veterinary pracice, the book chronicles Dr. Nelson's triumphs and trials as a young woman owning her first animal hospital. Experience each day as Kris did, from the joy of saving a dog's leg to the agony of euthanizing a long-term patient. Through it all, experience the unconditional love that animals provide.
Pit Bull Nation by Cindy Marabito
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Graveyard of Champions: Saratoga's Fallen Favorites by Bill Heller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Explore the history of the great favorites that have entered Saratoga as champions, but left without a win. Author Bill Heller traces the history of this phenomenon from the racetrack's beginnings in the 1860s to the present day.
Merryland: Two Years in the Life of a Racing Stable by Josh Pons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Maryland horseman and Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons chronicles the daily adventures and challenges of his family's small stable of Thoroughbred racehorses.
Great Horse Racing Mysteries by John McEvoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Did jockey Ron Hansen leap off the San Mateo Bridge, or did someone force him? Did arsonists set fire to Hawthorne Race Course after a betting scam went awry? Was the great stallion Shergar killed by the IRA, or is he living in anonymity somewhere in Ireland? Great Horse Racing Mysteries examines these baffling cases and many others.
Second-Chance Horses by Eclipse Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Second-Chance Horses is a collection of true stories that are just a small reflection of the amazing things ex-racehorses can accomplish once they are re-trained for new careers. From serving as mounted police horses to working in human therapy programs to competing on the Olympic level, ex-racehorses are proving there is plenty of life after the track.
Greatest Kentucky Derby Upsets by Eclipse Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
From Elwood in 1904 to Giacomo in 2005, upset winners of the Kentucky Derby have contributed to the race's incredible lore. This collection pays tribute to these beloved underdogs and unlikely heroes.
Puppalicious And Beyond by Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Puppalicious And Beyond: Life Outside The Center Of The Universe A collection of inter-related fiction and narrative non-fiction stories about the amazing relationship of people to nonhumans that captures our collective imagination. Where the Red Fern Grows meets Wuthering Heights.
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 and 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.
Paws and Reflect by Neil Plakcy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. The book includes interviews with Edward Albee, Jonathan Caouette, Ron Nyswaner, Charles Busch, and many others.
Your Pet’s Peeves: What Your Pet’s Issues Say About You by Anastasia Nikolskaya
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Allwrite Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Dr. Anastasia Nikolskaya says pet owners who complain about a problematic pet are often surprised to discover they are the basis for the issue. Using fascinating cases and interviews from her practice as an animal psychologist, the book describes problems as: an “animal” issue; a “human” issue; or an issue with both parties. Ultimately, you get a book that betters both your pet and you.
Tales of an Animal Communicator - Master Teachers by Nancy A Kaiser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of an Animal Communicator ~ Master Teachers chronicles the tales of the remarkable animals that taught an animal-loving pharmacist that she was destined to be an animal communicator and healer.
Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love by Kristen Nelson, D.V.M.
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 105,950. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love continues the story of a young woman who opened a veterinary hospital in Burnsville, Minn. Marvel when a blind cat helps Adam overcome a physical limitation. Follow Kris as she tries to collect a semen sample from Ivan the shy Doberman and delivers Ashley’s adorable golden retriever puppies. Through this book, experience the sheer joy of being a veterinarian.
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 and 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 and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and 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.
Diary of an Airedale - a terrier's tale (Airedale Diaries series volume I) the story of a dog's first year by P. J. Erickson
Series: Airedale diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
It’s a dog’s life, or is it? Alf is an arrogant young pup with no idea his short life is about to be turned upside down. Follow his adventures as he is torn away from home and starts life's journey, learning along the way about love and kindness, pain and terror, joy and despair. Ever wish your dog could talk? Just listen and you'll find we are not so different after all.
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 and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and 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.
14,000 Dogs Later: My Life with Dogs and What I've Learned by John P Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Since 1963, J. Preston Smith has trained more than 14,000 dogs of all shapes and sizes. Some crazy, some not-so crazy. Some with minor problems, some meaner than a teased ratter. He now tells what he's learned ... 14,000 dogs later.
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 and 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.