A dog can be a human's best friend, but taking care of a canine buddy is a lot of work. This expert guide teaches readers everything they need to know about caring for their furry best friend. They'll learn all about different breeds of dogs through stunning full-color photographs and discover which one is perfect for their home and lifestyle. They'll also learn important information about dog behavior, and what to do if their dog gets sick. Fun sidebars on famous and newsworthy dogs will captivate even reluctant readers. Informative and playful, this book introduces readers to both the joys and responsibilities of taking care of a pet dog.
Release on 2010-02 | by Frank A. Ascione,Frank R. Ascione
Theory, Research, and Application
Author: Frank A. Ascione,Frank R. Ascione
Pubpsher: Purdue University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Animal abuse as a predictor of abuse against humans has been documented extensively. Society's ever-rising violence has prompted experts to ask what alternatives are available to identify the early signs and stop the cycle. The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory, Research, and Application is the authoritative, up-to-date compendium covering the historical, legal, research, and applied issues related to animal abuse and cruelty from scholars worldwide. It will be of value to psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, child welfare and domestic violence professionals, and animal welfare advocates, including veterinarians. Each chapter focuses on different but related aspect of animal abuse. The book provides fruitful areas of needed study and offers professionals contemporary reviews of the current state of our knowledge on animal abuse and its relation to other forms of human violence. The material will be of special value to readers interested in mental health issues across the life span as well as child development and developmental psychopathology.
If you have always wanted a cat but are put off by their reputation of being snooty, uncaring, and messy, then it's time to learn more about possible feline ownership by picking up So! You Want to Get a Cat. As someone who has lived with cats most of her life, Audrey Fox Frederick knows about the joys they can bring. But she also understands that they can cause sleepless nights and be expensive. Frederick delves into the world of frisky felines and explains that being the owner of a cat does not simply consist of putting down a dish of food and water. She teaches you how to address problems that take cat owners by surprise, explains why cats behave in strange ways, and helps you understand how they think. Dog owners and cat owners alike will enjoy this informative look at one of the world's most beloved creatures. So! You Want to Get a Cat is a straightforward guide about cat ownership that will help you decide whether or not to become a cat owner.
Includes the Yearbook of the Dept. of Elementary School Principals of the National Education Association of the U.S., and beginning with v. 34 includes the department's Membership Directory and Annual Report.