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In Search of the Master Who Dances with Horses: Being by Andrew-Glyn Smail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Urgently in need of a meaningful change of life, a man decides to cross the world together with his wife, a horse and a dog to spend a year training full-time with Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling, arguably the most popular horse trainer in the world based on social media statistics. He expects it to be life-changing. It is. This is the third part of his story.
Ultimate Cat: A Complete Guide to Breeds and Hybrids by Leigh-Ann Andersen
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Tear Drop Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The numerous cat breeds are both varied and mysterious. Most have tails, some do not. Some have curled ears, some have huge ears. Some have long hair, some have short, and some have no hair at all. Some have hair, but it's really no more than a little peach fuzz. These differences are fascinating to behold and helpful to all those interested in sharing their home with a cat.
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 and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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.
Wild at Heart: Adolescents: Horses & Other Kindred Spirits by Heather H. Kirby
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Heather Kirby's insightful, groundbreaking guide for better understanding the dynamics behind the often mystifying behavior of adolescents. By highlighting similarities between horses and teens, Heather presents a unique perspective on both and challenges us to better appreciate the forces at play during the tumultuous stage of adolescence.
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 Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Equine Herbs & Healing - An Earth Lodge Pocket Guide to Holistic Horse Wellness by Maya Cointreau
Series: Earth Lodge Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by Earth Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This informative and beautifully illustrated barn companion teaches you how to combine and use herbs most effectively for your horse’s benefit. Learn what herbs have been used traditionally for which ailments and how to make your own salves, tinctures, braces, and sprays.
Cat O' Nine Tales by Alex Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
“Cat o’ Nine Tales” is an engaging memoir of real life experience in the urban trenches of cat rescue work. Nine special felines are profiled in detail, with their life stories and adoptions — or other outcomes — but many others will be met along the way. Liberally studded with candid photos of the cats described, “Cat o’ Nine Tales” chronicles eight years of stray and feral cat life.
Guide Pratique de votre Nouveau Chat by Morgan laVieDesChats.com
Price: Free! Words: 22,170. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
LaVieDesChats.com vous offre plus de 150 pages de conseils, méthodes et bons plans pour accueillir au mieux votre félin chez vous
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 and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Science and 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!
What Every Dog and Cat Owner Needs to Know by Priscilla Stockner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
“In my 45 years as a veterinary practitioner, I can’t recall the last time I saw a client who didn’t have some or a lot of misinformation about caring for their pet.” Priscilla K. Stockner, MS, DVM, MBA Dr. Stockner has a remedy for all this misinformation, for both new and lifetime dog and cat owners. What Every Dog and Cat Owner Needs to Know will thoroughly exam every aspect of owning a pet.
The Wild Horse Dilemma: Conflicts and Controversies of the Atlantic Coast Herds by Synclitic Media LLC
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 227,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A vivid portrait of threatened wild horses and the changing islands that are their home. Explores the complexities of these controversial herds: history and genetics, management conflicts, what these horses signify and what they tell us about ourselves. Clear, engaging prose and more than 250 photographs. Meticulously referenced. Award Winning!
A Healing Haven - Saving Horses and Humans at RVR Horse Rescue by Shirley Alarie
Series: Lemons to Lemonade. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Discover the magical effect the beautiful equines of RVR Horse Rescue imprint on their caregivers, blurring the lines of who was saving whom. Enjoy the riveting saga of Shawn Jayroe and her Horse Angels who are tackling equine neglect and abuse one desperate animal at a time. A Healing Haven is an inspiring true story and a reminder that it is in giving that we receive life’s greatest blessings.
9 to 5 Dog: A guide to keeping your dog happy while working full-time by Olga Zuberg
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Perfect for dog owners who want to provide a happy life for the furry members of their family, 9 to 5 Dog, the new book by Olga Zuberg, is a new view on leaving a dog home alone and promoting fulfilled life from day one. In perhaps the most important book about dogs home alone, Olga Zuberg reveals an extraordinary treasure thought by dog owners for decades – a way to keep dogs content while left
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Petén, Guatemala by charlesMartin
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala
The Evolution of Fatherhood by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Inspired by the wonder of his own experiences as a parent, former psychoanalyst and New York Times best-selling author Jeffrey Masson offers a remarkable look at one of the most fulfilling roles in the animal world: fatherhood. In The Evolution of Fatherhood, he examines the extraordinary behavior of outstanding fathers, heroes among animals.
Embracing the Wild in Your Dog by Bryan Bailey
Price: $10.95 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book is about developing a deep understanding of the authors of your dog's behavior; nature and the wolf. In doing so, you will truly learn who and what your dog really is and the whys and hows of its behavior. You will learn how activating and deactivating the natural, wolf-like impulses and mechanisms in your dog will lead to the harmonious existence and the control you always dreamed of.
The Hoofprints Guide to the Wild Horses of Assateague by Synclitic Media LLC
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
For centuries, horses have roamed Assateague, the narrow, ever-changing barrier island shared by Maryland and Virginia. The national seashore and state park established there in the 1960s saved them from a flood of resort development, but introduced controversy, conflict, and 2 million visitors a year. Can a herd that has endured tempest and hardship survive mass popularity or modern management?
Twiggles and Squiggles by Jenny Young
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Cats fascinate millions of people worldwide; so too, you will be amazed at the lives of these two little kittens. "Twiggles and Squiggles" is uniquely written from Twiggles' perspective throughout her life and finally her death. She spent most of her life with her twin brother Squiggles and later her adopted brother little Squiggles, as she shows us a world filled with wonder.
Swan Sanctuary's Guide to Responsible Swan Stewardship by Lisbeth Ann Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book, the first of its kind, is a comprehensive reference manual for swan keepers: a detailed guide to swan care, from the decision to acquire swans all the way through the seasonal care that the keeper will need to provide. The underlying theme is the vital need to educate the public not only in responsible swan stewardship, but in the pressing need to protect water and wetland habitats.