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RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK

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Rhodesian Ridgeback: An Owners Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Eileen M. Bailey offers comprehensive advice on how to select a Ridgeback puppy, feeding, grooming and training, and how to burn off some of this active dog's energy.

The Complete Rhodesian Ridgeback
Peter Nicholson & Janet Parker discuss how the Rhodesian Ridgeback has achieved great success in the show ring, and is highly valued as a family pet, protector, and companion.

The Rhodesian Ridgeback Today
Stig Carlson tells the history of the Rhodesian Ridgeback as well as guidance on care, training, health issues, the Standard, showing, breeding and a global perspective of this brave lion dog.

Rhodesian Ridgeback
Stig Carlson covers origins and development, breed characteristics, choosing a puppy, training, and health issues.

Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Frank Lutman, DVM gives easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for a Rhodesian Ridgeback. Good for the novice owner, someone considering the breed, or the younger owner. Covers history, description, grooming, nutrition, basic manners, general health care, and owner responsibility.

 

TRAINING

Second Hand Dog: How to Turn Yours into a First-Rate Pet
Carol Lea Benjamin provides special care and training techniques to show you how to attain the best possible relationship with your rescued dog.

Choosing & Caring for a Shelter Dog: A Complete Guide to Help You Rescue & Rehome a Dog
Bob Christiansen addresses everything from choosing the dog, preparing your home for him, acclimating him to your other pets, handling him, especially in the early days in your home, health, training, etc.

On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals
Turid Rugaas helps us understand the subtle ways dogs communicate with each other, and teaches us to use these techniques in our relationships with dogs.

Dog Problems
Carol Lea Benjamin, dog trainer, shares her humane aproach to solving such problems as agression, destructiveness, housebreaking problems, excessive barking, dogfights, tugging, jumping, shyness, stealing, begging, fear biting and much more.

Dogs are From Neptune
Jean Donaldson offers clear, step-by-step advice for troubleshooting problems from obedience proofing stumpers to serious biters and fighters.

Culture Clash
Jean Donaldson champions the dog's point of view, always showing concern for their education and well being.

Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training
Karen Pryor clearly explains the underlying principles of behavioral training and through numerous fascinating examples reveals how this art can be applied to virtually any common situation.

Getting Started: Clicker Training for Dogs
Karen Pryor introduces you to the power of positive training for your new puppy or older dog.

Clicker Training for Obedience: Shaping Top Performance - Positively
Morgan Spector shows you how and why to use clicker training, the technology of operant conditioning and positive reinforcement, to train you dog.

 

 

NOVELS

Prester John
John Buchan tells the tale a young man's adventures in South Africa.

A Story Like the Wind
Laurens Van Der Post's coming of age tale in Africa.

A Far Off Place
Laurens Van Der Post's follow-up to A Story Like the Wind.

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