Recommended Reading for New Puppy Owners

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Give Your Dog a Bone
and Grow Your Pups With Bones, The Barf Diet by Dr. Ian Billinghurst. These books describe the "Bones and Raw Foods" diet which we feed to all of our dogs and start our puppies on as soon as they are ready for solid food. You may have some difficulty finding these books as they are not carried by every bookstore.

Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats - The Ultimate Diet, by Kymythy R. Schultze. This book follows many of the same principles as Give Your Dog a Bone. It is very easy to read and gives sample menus and shopping lists.

Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats, by Dr. Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn. This book is a complete guide to natural alternatives for all dog and cat health issues.

Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog, by Wendy Volhard and Kerry Brown, DVM. Another good guide to natural alternatives.

Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat, by Juliette de Bairacli Levy. An excellent description of herbal remedies for all health problems.

Natural Dog Care, by Celeste Yarnell.

Food Pets Die For, by Ann N. Martin.

Mother Knows Best: The Natural Way to Train Your Dog, by Carol Lea Benjamin.

Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence: A Positive Training Program, by Carol Lea Benjamin.

Reigning Cats and Dogs: Good Nutrition Healthy Happy Animals, by Pat McKay.

UC Davis Book of Dogs, Medical Reference, by edited by Mordecai Siegal.

A New Owner's Guide to Siberian Huskies, by Kathleen Kanzler. This well written book will allow you to quickly decide if a Siberian Husky is the right dog for you.

The New Complete Siberian Husky, by Michael Jennings.

Siberian Husky, Able Athlete, Able Friend, by Michael Jennings.

The Whole Dog Journal, A monthly guide to natural dog care and training. This is a terrific monthly journal that covers natural diets, holistic health care, dog training and many other issues important to our canine companions. You can visit their website at


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