Tips and Resources for Pet Care
Not in the mood for a tearjerker? Bringing Up Baby is a comedy classic involving a pet leopard.
We have many movies about pets here at the Library.
You can use our General OneFile database to search various journals and magazines, including Veterinary Medicine, Cat Watch, Dog Watch, and other animal magazines. Find full text articles about your favorite animals.
James Herriot is a veterinarian who writes with warmth and humor about treating all creatures great and small.
Do you want poetry about puppies or books with bunnies or even an ode to ocelots? LitFinder is a Library database where you can find all sorts of animals (and more) in novels, poems, essays, and plays.
Wanna see a grown man cry? Check out Old Yeller.
Use ReferenceUSA to find pet-related businesses, including veterinarian and obedience schools. Once you enter in an address, you can find businesses in a given radius from that address.
Get the facts about pets from Science Online. If you're looking for scientific information on your pet parrot, or want to get information on allergies to pets, Science Online has information on those issues and more.
Interested in the therapeutic value of pets? How about robot pets? Considering the ethics of getting a wild pet? SIRS Researcher breaks down these issues and more.
Train your cat with the aid of these books and DVDs.
If your dog is digging up your yard, it's important that you know he's not doing it out of spite. It could indicate boredom, hunger, or a need for comfort, and the first step in stopping the behavior is to diagnose why your dog does it. Find out more from The Humane Society's Dog Care and Behavior Tips.
Trying to train a devilish dachshund, a wicked Weimeraner, or a stubborn Siamese? We've got books about training animals that may help you make your pet less problematic.
Did you know that the basenji is the only dog that doesn't bark? World Book Discover can help you find more on sugar gliders, iguanas, naked mole rats, and other interesting pets.
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