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Dog Training and Behaviour by Geoff Grinham (£19.50)Publisher: The Crowood Press — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852237511]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Slight ruffling at the top edge of the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The basis of all successful dog training must be an understanding of canine psychology and behaviour. In this book this vast and frequently misunderstood subject is tackled in a clear and accessible way, enabling anyone to grasp the essentials and use them to lay the foundations for a long-lasting, mutually satisfactory human/canine partnership.

The critical development periods of the puppy and the adolescent dog, establishment of rank order, canine language and communication, and the variables of temperament and disposition are explored before the author sets out in detail a comprehensive, easy-to-follow training programme. Working logically and progressively through each stage of the dog’s learning process, the handler is shown how to teach and consolidate each lesson, from the basics of Sit, Heel and Come, to the more advanced Search and Scent Discrimination exercises. Finally there are chapters dealing with individual behavioural problems, which explain how it is possible to retrain the errant dog and prevent future regression. Throughout, the practical day-to-day relevance of the various training exercises is emphasized, and the process by which mutual trust and understanding are achieved is made clear. Thus the book is more than a training manual; it is a complete guide to getting the most out of your partnership with your dog.

Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and original line-drawings, Dog Training and Behaviour is both a practical step-by-step guidebook and a valuable source of reference for all dog owners.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: admonishment aggression anxiety aptitude association attention auto awareness barking behaviour bone breed bully canine canis castration centres charity check-chains chemistry chewing classification collars commands compelled competition compulsion dangerous destructive diet discipline disk disposal disposition distraction dogs dysplasia entry-exit equipment examination false farming fishing folding games genetic grooming guarding handbooks heel hide-and-seek
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Practical Therapeutics for Nursing by J. A. Boyle (£18.00)Publisher: Churchill Livingstone — 1980Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0443015406]Condition: Good. Sunned at the spine. Text bright and tight.Description: 3rd Edition. This book, formerly known as Lecture Notes in Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Nurses, has been completely reorganised and rewritten, and for this edition a 'disease-orientated' approach has been adopted. A practical guide to modern drug therapy. it presents the student with a brief account of the action of drugs in general, their disposition and metabolism within the body, outlining the different clinical situations in which modern drugs may be used and the methods by which they are administered. Revised by David A. Henry and William R. Greig.Notes: Size: Other / Oversized Paperback. 270 pages. Tags: Boyle Pharmacology therapy clinical drugs Therapeutics Nurses
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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The Stony Path by Rita Bradshaw (£12.50)Publisher: Headline — 2000Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780747273707]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: Set in the outskirts of Sunderland in the early 1900s, Polly Farrow has a tough life, but she has gifts money can't buy - a joyful disposition and a loving heart that is reflected in her beautiful face. And her heart has been given to her beloved cousin, Michael, since childhood. They share a special bond, and Polly knows that one day they'd be man and wife. But a terrible family secret is to shatter her dreams for ever. On the day of her engagement Polly is faced with the revelation that Michael is her half-brother, the fruit of an incestuous relationship between her father, Henry, and his own sister - Michaels mother. The lovers are rent apart…Notes: Jacket designed by Gordon Crabb. Size: 9½" x 6¼". 312 pages. Tags: Bradshaw Sunderland incestuous
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care, Feeding, Facilities by Gail Damerow (£8.50)Publisher: Pownal: Storey Books — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 158017325X]Condition: Near Fine. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Graphs; Diagrams; Tables;Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9" x 6"). [VIII] 341 pages. Tags: chickens choosing breed fowl disposition shelter feed water routine management health care laying-hen eggs managing breeder flock hatching chick birds farm agriculture animal husbandry
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

 
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