Pets & Health

Animals as Teachers and Healers
by Susan Chernak McElroy and Michael W. Fox
Author McElroy shares stories about the healing power of animals, including an account of her own struggle against and ultimate triumph over cancer.

Principles of Warmwater Aquaculture
by Robert Stickney
Basics for keeping a viable warmwater environment for animals that live in both fresh and marine water. The author uses case studies of different species as examples.

When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals
by Susan McCarthy and Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Aside from its ancedotes and examples, this book offers scientific arguments in support of the idea that animals do have emotions.

A-Z of Cat Diseases and Health Problems: Signs, Diagnoses, Causes, Treatment
by Bradley Viner
Divided into two sections, this colorful reference book for cat owners lists and details the signs, causes, and treatments of feline health problems.

The Iguana: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
by Karen Rosenthal
Anyone interested in owning an iguana should take a look at Rosenthal's book. The author includes everything from selecting an ectotherm and understanding its environmental needs to discussions on behavior and a glossary of relevant terminology.

Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats
By Richard H. Pitcairn, Susan Hubble Pitcairn
It's homeopathy for pets! Learn how to treat your four-legged friend the way nature intended.

The Ferret: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
By Mary Shefferman
Ferret lovers this is for you! With these critters increasingly joining the ranks of adored pets, this book will give you the all-around for ferret fun. Includes full-color photos.

You & Your Pet Bird
By David Alderton, Cyril Laubscher (photographer)
Everything you want to know about our feathered friends. Alderton covers everything from bathing to breeding birds of all sizes.

The Freshwater Aquarium: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
by Gregory Skomal
And not to forget our fish friends…