Special Needs Pets - Books
General Pet Care and Senior Care
The Cornell Book of Cats
Well Cat Book: The Classic Comprehensive Handbook of Cat Care
How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Sane and Sound
for your Older Cat
Ultrafit Older Cat
The Dog Owners Home Veterinary Care Handbook
Well Dog Book: The Classic Comprehensive Handbook of Dog Care
for your Older Dog
For Other Pets
The Rabbit Handbook
House Rabbit Handbook: How to Live with an Urban Rabbit
Ferret: An Owner's Guide to a Happy, Healthy Pet
Complete Bird Owner's Handbook
Exotic Pet Survival Manual
Specific Health Issues
Pets Living With Cancer: A Pet Owner's Resource
is Cancer Killing Our Pets? How You Can Protect and Treat Your Animal
Holistic Health and Nutrition
The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care
Includes information for rabbits and birds as well as dogs and cats.
Nature of Animal Healing: The Path to Your Pet's Health, Happiness and Longevity
Care for Cats and Dogs: Small Doses for Small Animals
Paws, Five Directions
Traditional Chinese Medicine for animals.
New Natural Cat
Pets Die For: Shocking Facts about Pet Food
Flower Essences for Animals
Bach Flower Remedies for Animals
Animal Illnesses & Emotional States with Flower Essence Remedies
Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Small Animals
A comprehensive and authoritative overview of pet behavior issues by one
of the leading animal behavior specialists in the U.S.
Cat Who Cried for Help: Attitudes, Emotions and the Psychology of Cats
Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments and the Psychology of Dogs
Behaving Badly: An A-to-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavioral Problems
Caregiving and Hospice
Caregiving: The Spiritual Journey of Love, Loss, and Renewal
The books listed below were written for people who are caring for parents,
spouses, and other (human) family members, so not all of the information
in these books is entirely applicable to those of us who are caring for
special-needs pets. Nevertheless, I have found them to be very helpful
as general reference books.
A thorough, compassionate look at the experience of caregiving.
A little "thought for the day" book written by an AIDS hospice
Tao of Dying: A Guide to Caring
Meditations for caregivers of the dying.
Comforts for Caregivers
A collection of 365 daily meditations.
Caregiver's Book: Caring for Another, Caring for Yourself
Meditations, quotations and some practical suggestions.
Euthanasia and Pet Loss
Preparing for the Loss of Your Pet
Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet
the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet
of the Companion Animal: The Impact on Owners, Veterinarians, and Society
Tenth Good Thing about Barney
Pet loss book for children.
The Human-Animal Bond
Love, Miracles, and Animal Healing
A Heartwarming Look at the Spiritual Bond Between Animals and Humans
as Teachers and Healers
Souls of Animals
Cat Is Watching
A fascinating and perceptive look at the feline mind and feline-human interactions.
Dog is Listening