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Angel Cats: When Feline Friends Touch Hearts and Change Lives, Anderson, Allen; Anderson, Linda
1 Anderson, Allen; Anderson, Linda Angel Cats: When Feline Friends Touch Hearts and Change Lives
UK Penguin 2010 0141044411 / 9780141044415 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
169 pages including illustrations. Describes the often extraordinary ways in which cats respond to human need. Interwoven with true stories are brief meditations as well as fun facts about cats, also a question-and-answer section about the fabulous feline. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Dogs & Lovers, Beck, Chris ( Prelude By Michael Leunig )
2 Beck, Chris ( Prelude By Michael Leunig ) Dogs & Lovers
Australia Soho Media 2000 0646388940 / 9780646388946 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
Oblong. xvii + 110 pages including about 100 b&w photos and a prelude by Miochael Leunig. This is not a book about heroes, celebrities, pedigree or champions. It is a book about real dogs and real people with a real love to share. It is a collection of images documenting the relationships between dogs and their owners. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Holidaying with Dogs, Bedford, Willie
3 Bedford, Willie Holidaying with Dogs
Australia Life Be In It 2006 0949281395 / 9780949281395 9th Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
240 pages. Directory to over 2000 B & Bs, caravan parks, camping grounds, host farms, cottages, motels, holiday houses and pet-sitters throughout Australia and New Zealand. Features hundreds of new entries, 5-Paw Dog Friendly Accommodation Ratings, reader-recommended properties, a competition, maps and map references. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Little Book of Cats, Bentley, Maree
4 Bentley, Maree Little Book of Cats
Australia The National Library of Australia 2009 0642276919 / 9780642276919 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
50 pages including b/w and colour illustrations. These poems celebrate the feelings many Australians have for their cats. In fact, Australians have strong feelings for the cats in their lives - love for their elegance and poise, appreciation for their soothing presence, respect for their independence and aloofness, enjoyment of their antics, and reluctant acceptance of their 'gifts'. The Little Book of Cats celebrates the close relationship between Australians and their cats. Poems by authors such as Les Murray, William Hart-Smith, Eric Rolls and Gwen Harwood are accompanied by beautiful images from the Library's collection, including engravings by Lionel Lindsay, a photograph by Harold Cazneaux and a painting by eighteenth-century Korean artist Pyon Sang-byok. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Labrador Retrievers, Brewer, F. G.
5 Brewer, F. G. Labrador Retrievers
USA T.F.H. 1973 0876663315 / 9780876663318 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
126 indexed pages including b/w illustratios. When you have a question that concerns your dog's health or well-being or your own enjoyment of him as a well-trained, responsive companion, you need authoritative, practical answers... and you need them fast. In this book, Frances Griscom Brewer explains a lot about Labrador Retrievers: history, training, health care, breeding, showing and grooming. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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The Cats' Handbook, Carey, Sam
6 Carey, Sam The Cats' Handbook
Australia Scholastic 1991 086896655X / 9780868966557 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Ritva Voutila 
52 pages. Instructions from Katie the cat on how to be a sucessful pet. Sam Carey agreed to write this book for Katie because he liked what she had told him. ‘After hearing Katie I felt so sorry for cats I thought I just had to let people know just how hard life is for a cat. I was surprised when she made me send copies written in "cat" all over the neighbourhood for other cats to read.’ Sam Carey is 12 years old and lives in Sydney, NSW He is a student at Killara High School and is interested in astronomy, fossils, chemistry and coin collecting. This is Sam’s first book. Name in the first page. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Birdhouses and Feeders, Cheetham, Greg; Pollitt, Stephen
7 Cheetham, Greg; Pollitt, Stephen Birdhouses and Feeders
Australia Murdoch Book 2000 0864118678 / 9780864118677 1st Edition Stapled Cover Very Good 12mo 
64 pages including colour illustrations. Nothing welcomes the arrival of spring like the singing of birds. Book offers help for people to put together a large range of finest birdhouses and bird feeders as garden accessories. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Tiny the Australian Terrier and His Friends, Dare, Eveline
8 Dare, Eveline Tiny the Australian Terrier and His Friends
Australia Golden Press 1970 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Good Large 8vo 
20 colour illustrated pages. The Carroll family were the happiest family in Bellbrook Street. It was because they had the most pets. Some of the pets were in the sunroom. They were the quiet ones. Can you think of any pets that are quiet? Well, fish make no noise, so the Carroll family had a fish-tank with red and gold and funny flat striped fish in their sunroom. An Australian children's book. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Keeping Parrots in Australian Aviaries, De Ross, Les
9 De Ross, Les Keeping Parrots in Australian Aviaries
Australia Lansdowne 1975 0701804777 / 9780701804770 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
96 indexed pages including b/w and colour illustrations. Discusses 50 species and sub-species of parrots kept in Australian aviaries. Covers the flight aviaries needed for these birds; the kind of floor necessary; shrubs that can be gown inside or outside; general points on nesting and breeding; foods and their values; seeds and vitamins. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Riding: A Guide for New Riders, Decker, Kate Delano-Condax; Decker, Condax
10 Decker, Kate Delano-Condax; Decker, Condax Riding: A Guide for New Riders
U.S.A. Lyons Pr 1995 1558213813 / 9781558213814 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
174 indexed pages including illustrations. This is the perfect book for new riders of all ages, providing comprehensive, illustrated coverage of all facets of the joys of riding. "An excellent book! A necessity for every up-and-coming young rider". [Bruce Davidson, Olympic Gold Medalist] This book tells the beginning rider everything he or she needs to know: what to do, how to do it, and how to be sure it's done right. From your very first day in the saddle to the day you ride over fences, this book will patiently guide you, explaining each step clearly and completely in plain language and with more than fifty illustrations. Following each chapter is a quiz so you can measure your own progress as you go along. Among the topics covered in this essential book are: how to find a good instructor; what to wear (and what not to wear); how to tell a good horse from a bad one; how to buy, lease, or rent a horse and the pros and cons of each; what equipment you'll need to get started and what it will cost; what not to buy and how to get the best value for your investment; supping exercises for the rider to establish balance and confidence; the dynamics of the horse's movement at walk, trot, canter, and gallop; the rider's position at each gait; the basics of elementary dressage; how to "think like a horse;" how to ride safely across country, over fences, and in traffic; how to lead, groom, tack up, braid, trailer, catch, tie, mount, dismount, and even take a spill safely; and more. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Fish Diseases, Dulin, Mark
11 Dulin, Mark Fish Diseases
U.S.A. TFH Pubn 1979 0876665245 / 9780876665244 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Good 12mo 
93 pages. This book is filled with 58 colour and 24 b/w pictures. It provides information about health related issues of keeping fishes in captivity, infectious diseases and post-mortem examination. 
Price: 9.50 AUD
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An Instant Guide to Small Pets: A Complete Guide to the Wide Range of Small Pets, from the Most Common to the Exotic, Described and Illustrated in Full Color, Fitzsimons, Cecilia
12 Fitzsimons, Cecilia An Instant Guide to Small Pets: A Complete Guide to the Wide Range of Small Pets, from the Most Common to the Exotic, Described and Illustrated in Full Color
U.S.A. Gramercy Books 2000 0517208733 / 9780517208731 Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good Small 12mo 
125 indexed pages including colour illustrations. An ideal compact identification guide to the whole range of the world's most popular small pets. This user-friendly guide assumes no previous knowledge: an easy-to-follow system of color-coded bands and symbols leads quickly to the chosen pet group. Every type of pet is included, from cats to cockatoos, guinea pigs to goldfish, and hamsters to horned frogs. Exotic pets such as snakes and spiders are featured as well as the more usual ones such as tropical fish and gerbils. More than 200 full-color illustrations complement the detailed text, which covers such aspects as origin and history, general and veterinary care, feeding and breeding requirements. The introduction includes advice on how to select, house, and care for your pet. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Shih Tzu, Gurney, Dorothy
13 Gurney, Dorothy The Shih Tzu
United Kingdom Ringpress Books Ltd 1994 0948955449 / 9780948955440 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
80 pages including many wonderfull illustrations. The Shih Tzu is a little cut dog with long silky hair. This breed originated in China. It has won over Western dog lovers with its distinctive looks, and its lively, extrovert personality. Once the holy dog of Buddhism, the Shih Tzu retains much of its oriental charm, and captivates admirers worldwide. Small in size, the Shih Tzu is out-going and friendly and will adapt to a range of different lifestyles. This is a breed that thrives on human companionship, and Shih Tzu owners will be rewarded with the most devoted of pet dogs. The author, who has bred and exhibited the Shih Tzu for nearly thirty years, examines the breed in all its aspects, from Choosing A Puppy, Basic Obedience Training. Housing, Diet and Exercise to the more specialised areas of Breeding, and the Shih Tzu in the Show Ring. Dorothy has made up a number of Champions and she is an International Championship Show judge.She is a leading expert, who gives the benefit of her immense knowledge and experience to guide the pet owner in all aspects of caring for their chosen breed. From those first days when the puppy arrives home, to the pleasures of living with a happy, healthy, well-behaved dog, the Pet Owner’s Guides give easy-to-follow advice and information to help you get the best from your dog. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Step-By-Step Book About Goldfish, Harris, Jack C.
14 Harris, Jack C. Step-By-Step Book About Goldfish
U.S.A. Tfh Pubns Inc 1987 0866224572 / 9780866224574 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
64 indexed pages including colour illustrations. This book explains most of what you need to know in order to be able to breed your goldfish. It covers the characteristics of different types and varieties of goldfish and provides information on selection, feeding, housing, breeding, health care, and other aspects of keeping them as pets. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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Pets as Pals: How to Look after Your Pet, Higgins, Ppeter
15 Higgins, Ppeter Pets as Pals: How to Look after Your Pet
Australia Prentice Hall 1988 073180015X / 9780731800155 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo Jack Newnham 
128 pages. Why should a cat clean its teeth? How do you fix a tortoise’s broken shell? When do budgies learn to talk? All these questions and many more are answered in Pets as Pals, an informative and humorous guide for children. Pets as Pals provides basic information on all kinds of pets from the popular favourites like cats, clogs and birds, to the more unusual varieties such as snakes, axolotls, hamsters, silkworms and mice. Which pet is the right pal for you? . . . how should it be housed? . . . vaccinations and when to give them . . . taking your pet to the vet . . . pet maladies . . . feeding . . . house training . . . grooming . . . parting with your pet Dr‘ Peter Higgins runs his own veterinary practice and has owned and bred all the animals in this book. A regular guest on radio and television’, he writes a weekly magazine column and often gives talks at schools about pets. Peter has a deep affection and respect for animals and the joys that they can give children of all ages. 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Chooks in the City, Hill, Alyson
16 Hill, Alyson Chooks in the City
Australia Ginninderra Press 2007 1740274148 / 9781740274142 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
56 pages including colour illustrations. Chooks in the City is filled with beginner's information and the common sense you need to set chickens up in your own city backyard. For a productive pet, you can't go past chickens! 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Wonder Dogs: True Stories of Extraordinary Canines, Holt, Ben
17 Holt, Ben Wonder Dogs: True Stories of Extraordinary Canines
Australia Arena 2012 1743313853 / 9781743313855 Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
195 pages. Swansea Jack, the Labrador who rescued 27 people from drowning. Max, the Collie-cross who warned his owner she had breast cancer. Shadow, the Rottweiler who saved three young children from a pair of hungry wolves. These are just a few of the inspiring true stories in this collection of dog tales from around the world. Included are some astonishing first-hand accounts by people who have witnessed quick thinking and resourceful dogs in action. From trained lifeguard dogs and guide dogs to loyal family pets and unnamed strays, each of the courageous canines described in this book has shown true heroism - sometimes in the most surprising of ways. Heart-melting, dramatic and often deeply moving, Wonder Dogs proves why dogs can save and change lives, and are truly our best friends. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Breeding Australian Finches, Iles, G. W.
18 Iles, G. W. Breeding Australian Finches
U. K. Angus & Robertson 1977 0207135509 / 9780207135507 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
97 pages including b/w and coloured illustrations. Contents: foreword, lntroduction, star finches, bicheno finches, chestnut-breasted finches, cherry finches, long-tailed grassfinch, masked grassfinch, gouldian finch, dlamond sparrow, zebra finch, parson finch, fostering. Name in the third page. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Caring for Your Guinea Pig, Kelsey-Wood, D.
19 Kelsey-Wood, D. Caring for Your Guinea Pig
Australia Paradise Pr 1992 0949474622 / 9780949474629 Reprint Stapled Pictorial Cover Good 12mo 
32 pages. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Keeping Carpet Pythons, Kortlang, Simon; Green, Darren
20 Kortlang, Simon; Green, Darren Keeping Carpet Pythons
Australia Australian Reptile Keeper Pub 2001 0958605084 / 9780958605083 1st Edition Stapled Cover Very Good 12mo 
41 pages. Includes bibliographical references and b/w and colour illustrations. This book presents the 7 species of Morelia Carpet Pythons in individual chapters. General chapters include indoor and outdoor enclosures, ventilation, heating, lighting, feeding, breeding, and ailments and disorders. Simon Kortland and Darren Green brought more than 30 years of practical experience to this book. 
Price: 7.50 AUD
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