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NOTE:  At the end of the book list I have listed a number of sites where most or all of these books may be ordered from.




Animal Wellness Magazine

Animal Healing with Australian Bush Flower Essences” 

Marie Matthews

ISBN: 9780958059015 - Repertory, MM for ABFEs, this book is a must have for treating animals using ABFE therapy.


Australian Bush Flower Healing” Ian White This book has some things in its repertory that is not in the above book and it is helpful to have around for people problems too.  ISBN-10: 073380053X

Back to Basics, The Natural Diet, A Guide To A Balanced Home-made Dog Food

Wendy Volhard

To order call or write: Top Dog Training School, R.D. 1, Box 518, Phoenix, NY 13135; Telephone: 315-593-6115. Title is self-explanatory.

CALMING SIGNALS: On Talking Terms With Dogs

Turid Rugaas

CAP : SANTÉ: Guide actuel de vie saine pour chiens et chats

Manon Bonneau

Communications Holistiques annonce la publication de Cap : santé, un nouveau livre portant sur la vaccination canine et féline:  communiqué ou communiqué Europe

Chinese System of Food Cures, Prevention & Remedies

Henry C. Lu

STERLING PUBLISHING CO, INC., NEW YORK - ISBN 0-8069-6308-5. Interesting book containing Chinese philosophy and practices of healing the body using herbs and foods.

Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat, The

Juliette de Ba racli Levy

ARCO PUBLISHING, INC., 215 Park Ave.S., New York, NY 10003 - ISBN 0-668-06578-8 - first published in 1955, Revised edition 1991. (This book can be ordered through the Dogs In Canada "Annual" Book Order List under the heading "Health") -This is the book for those who are feeding more than 1 or 2 dogs and are ready to delve into a somewhat more complicated feeding program as well as Naturopathic remedies. This book has a great deal of information about Natural Rearing, Breeding/Whelping, use of herbs, etc. A MUST READ BOOK FOR THE BREEDER ESPECIALLY!

Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable, The

Juliette de Ba racli Levy

FABER & FABER LIMITED, 3 Queen Square London WC1N 3AU - ISBN 0-571-13205-7 (paperback). Similar to the previously noted book, except mostly applicable to farm livestock. There is a chapter on Sheep-Dogs.

Dogs: Homeopathic Remedies

George Macleod, MRCVS, DVSM, Vet FF Hom

ISBN 0-85207-218-X, A must have book for those who wish to treat their dogs with homeopathic remedies at home. Invaluable reference book.

Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats

Richard H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., Ph.D., & Susan Hubble Pitcairn

RODALE PRESS, 33 EAST MINOR STREET, EMMAUS, PA 18098, U.S.A. - ISBN 0-87857-395-X (paperback). (This book can be ordered through the Dogs In Canada "Annual" Book Order List under the heading "Health") - this book is a good read for those who are really leery about these methods. Dr. Pitcairn is a practicing Veterinarian who has written this book specifically with the novice in mind, who likely only has a few dogs or cats and who may have problems reading or following Juliette's book.

Four Paws Five Directions

Cheryl Schwartz, DVM

A Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for Cats and Dogs. ISBN 0-89087-790-4

Give Your Dog A Bone


Grow Your Pups With Bones

Dr. Ian Billinghurst

A reference on raising your dog on a natural diet with emphasis on raw meaty bones. Dr. Billinghurst's email address is: (Australia)

Guide to the Joyous Life Volume I

Herbert M. Shelton and other writers

a compilation drawn from Shelton & other writers; T.C. Fry, Editor - Published by Healthway Publications a division of Sheltrano, Inc., Drawer X - Keystone Road, Pearsall, Texas 78061. (Available through the Canadian Natural Hygiene Society.) - An excellent book dealing with the philosophy, principles and practices of Natural Hygiene.

Healing Herbs, The

Michael Castleman

ISBN 0-87857-934-6. Very good guide to herbs and their uses.

Healing Plants

Mannfried Pahlow

BARRON'S EDUCATIONAL SERIES, INC., 250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788 - ISBN 0-8120-1498-7 - Author has a degree in Pharmacy. Book discusses healing plants, self treatment of common disorders, recipes utilizing these plants for different applications.

Healthy Raw Food Diet for Dogs and Cats (DVD) & Pet Care Made Easy (Book)
Corinna Bollmann
Have you ever wondered about feeding your pet a raw diet? This extensive workshop DVD is packed with information including:  Getting started, How much to feed my pet, What NOT to feed, Health Benefits, Supplements, Raw Treats, Cost of Raw Food, Traveling with pets, and more.

The book (Pet Care Made Easy) covers holistic health care, feeding a raw diet, etc.  These publications are great for the beginner.

Herb Book, The

John Lust, N.D., D.B.M.

BANTAM BOOKS, INC., 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10103 - ISBN 0-553-26770-1 - An EXCELLENT encyclopaedia of herbs, their properties and uses, and herbal mixtures. Many cross-references, excellent indexes.

Herb Book, The

Arabella Boxer & Philippa Back

GALLERY BOOKS (W.H. SMITH PUBLISHERS INC.), 112 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10016 - ISBN 0-8317-4438-3 - first published in 1980 by Octopus Books Ltd., Great Britain. (This book is usually available at W.H. Smith Book Stores. An excellent book describing the 50 most used herbs, and all their uses. Describes all types of storage and preparation. Can help you identify various wild herbs and plants.

Herbs for Pets

Mary L. Wulff-Tilford & Gregory L. Tilford

Bow-Tie Press - ISBN 1-889540-46-3. An excellent book to use as reference material with information on just about every plant used medicinally, with descriptions, locations, recipes for use, including contraindications, alternatives & adjuncts. An excellent book for those wishing to use herbs as a medicinal support. A MUST HAVE reference book!

Herbs for Cooking and Health

text by Christine Grey-Wilson, Illustrations by Jill Coombs

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS, PO Box, Glasgow, G4 0NB - ISBN 0-00-458826-6. Good illustrations to help identify plants, as well as some history and use of plant.

Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog, The

Wendy Volhard & Kerry Brown, DVM

ISBN 0-87605-560-9. How to naturally feed and care for your dog, including overviews of several alternative healing arts such as homeopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, etc.

Home-Prepared Dog & Cat Diets

Donald R. Strombeck, DVM, PhD

He has written a book that gently nudges vets to benefits of homemade; this book is available through the Iowa State University Press

1-800-862-6657 (may not be in bookstores yet).

Homeopathic Care for Cats and Dogs

Don Hamilton DVM

Published by North Atlantic Books, Berkely, CA, USA; ISBN# 1-55643-295-X; this is an excellent book with a very good materia medica with very good personality trait descriptions for every remedy

Homeopathic First Aid Treatment for Pets

Francis Hunter MRCVS, Vet. M.F.Hom

THORNSONS, HARPER COLLINS, 77-85 FALHAM PALACE ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, LONDON W6 8JB. ENGLAND.- ISBN 07225-0825-5. This book was first published as

Before the Vet Calls" in 1984.

Homeopathic Treatment of Small Animals, The

Christopher Day

Excellent reference.

Homeopathy - Beyond Flat Earth Medicine

Timothy R. Dooley, N.D. M.D.  The link is for a pdf of the book which is available on-line. Excellent beginner text for people who want to learn about homeopathy.

Homeopathy in Veterinary Practice

K.J. Biddis, MRCVS


How to Have a Healthier Dog

Wendell O. Belfield, DVM


It's A Dog's Life ~ Empowering Pet Owners To Make Confident Decisions

Corinna Bollmann  ; Book for owners on Holistic avenues of Pet care. Also teaches a Pet First Aid certificate course that covers holistic aspects of First Aid.

Keep your pet healthy the natural way

Pat Lazarus

ISBN # 0-87983-388-2. It is a Keats/Pivot Health Book. It emphasizes a natural diet but most of the book deals with case histories from veterinarians.

Keep Your Pet Healthy the Natural Way

Pat Lazarus

For the Novice or helpful hints for the expert.

Kiweh et sa BOUFFE SANTÉ*

Andréane Taillon

Par, se veut une introduction l'Alimentation Biologiquement Appropriée et Crue (*ABAC).  Ce livre explique le contenu varié de cette di te et pourquoi l'auteure a fait ce choix alimentaire pour Kiweh, une jeune Terrier Toy de Manchester. On y trouve, entre autres, l'intro de Brenda Hagel RawDogCanada groupe......, un article de la conférence du docteur Ian Billinghurst, DVM St-Catharines, ON, ainsi que plusieurs témoignages de gens qui ont amélioré la santé de leurs chiens en changeant leur di te pour l'ABAC (ou BARF, en anglais). Ce livre est parfait pour le barfeur débutant.

Kiweh et sa BOUFFE SANTÉ* est disponible directement de l'auteure pour 25,00$ (transport et manutention inclus) en la contactant par courriel  ou en envoyant un mandat-poste ou ch que Andréane Taillon, 5651, chemin de Comté 17, Plantagenet, ON K0B 1L0, sans oublier d'inclure votre nom et adresse postale compl te.

Let's Cook for Our Dog

Edmund R. Dorosz, BSA, DVM

OURPET'S INC., PO BOX 2094, FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA TOL 0Z0 - ISBN 0-9696884-0-7. Practical, easy to understand approach to dog nutrition and feeding including: basic dog nutrition, food requirements, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, commercial dog foods, nutritional diseases, traditional feeding, bulk recipes, fresh natural recipes, feeding nursing bitches, puppies, orphans, the senior dog, etc.

Miracle of MSM, The: The Natural solution for Pain

Stanley W. Jacob, Ronald M. Lawrence, Martin Zucker

Paperback ; 272 Pages ; 5.5 x 8.5 in ; ISBN 0425172651 ; Published in December 1999 by Berkley;

also see Web site:

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Wildflowers (Eastern Region)


ALFRED A. KNOPF, NEW YORK, NY - ISBN 0-3945-0432-1. Excellent book for identifying plants. Photographic plates of most of the plants listed included.

Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats

Diane Stein

A number of NR people use this book and have extolled its value. Includes Crystal therapy, yoga; contains invaluable information about all aspects of natural health taken from a huge variety of sources.

Natural Dog, The

Mary L. Brennan, DVM

ISBN 0-452-27019-7. Devoted to general guidance of choosing, raising & holistic care & feeding of dogs.

Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats: The Ultimate Diet

Kymythy R. Schultze, C.C.N., A.H.I.

1998, Published by Hay House Inc., Carlsbad, CA ; Tel. 1-800-654-5126 ISBN 1-56170-636-1. Listed at $8.95 USD, $12.95 at Chapters in Toronto. This book is much like the other two leading RAW/Species-appropriate books (Billinghurst and Pitcairn), but it leaves out the grains and dairy (except eggs).

NATURAL IMMUNITY: Why You Should NOT Vaccinate!

Pat McKay

Available as PDF file download:

Nature Of Animal Healing, The

Martin Goldstein, DVM

ALFRED A. KNOPF, New York 1999; ISBN 0-679-45500-0; Good book with an excellent section on Vaccinations/Nosodes.

New Holistic Way for Dogs and Cats, The : The Stress-Health Connection

Paul McCutcheon, DVM and Susan Weinstein

Co-authored, it is based on Dr. McCutcheon's life's work and tells how stress affects every aspect of the health of dogs and cats and what people can do about it. Paul McCutcheon is probably Canada's longest- practicing holistic veterinarian and is the founder and owner of East York Animal Clinic in Toronto. Over the years he has hosted TV and radio shows and contributed to or been featured in countless publications. Susan Weinstein writes on a range of topics including animals and health care. Her most recent articles on animal well- being have appeared in The Whole Dog Journal and Dogs! Dogs! Dogs! She has been a client-collaborator of Dr. McCutcheon's since the 1980s. One of their most important collaborations resulted in her Bouvier, Caleb's complete recovery from canine distemper. (This story is one of many success stories in the book.) The New Holistic Way for Dogs and Cats is published by Celestial Arts and is available at booksellers everywhere.

Nutrient Value of Some Common Foods

Health & Welfare Canada

available for $6.00 from your local Health Unit (they may have to order it for you so telephone them first). This book lists many foods including meats, vegetables, grains, fruits, etc. by portion weight showing the nutrient values in chart form which include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, important vitamins and some minerals. May also be available online.

Peterson Field Guides, Wildflowers, Northeastern/North Central North America

Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO., 215 Park Avenue South, NY, NY 10003 - ISBN 0-395-18325-1. Good book for identifying plants which you may wish to use for naturopathy. Drawings are good, however lacking photographs of plants.

Peterson Field Guides, Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

Lee Allen Peterson

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN CO., 215 Park Avenue South, NY 10003 - ISBN 0-395-31870-X. Another good plant identifying book.

Prescription for Nutritional Healing

James F. Balach, M.D. and Phyllis A. Balach, CNC

ISBN 0-89529-429-X. A practical reference to drug-free remedies using vitamins, minerals, herbs and food supplements.

Raising Cats Naturally

Michelle T. Bernard

BLAKKATZ Naturally Raised American Shorthairs, Web Site:  Book Web Site:  ; Now offering Feline Natural Health Consultations.

Raw Energy or The Raw Energy Bible (revised title)

Leslie & Susannah Kenton

CENTURY PUBLISHING CO. LTD., Portland House, 12-13 Greek Street, London W1V 5LE - ISBN 0-7126-0941-5 - first published in 1984. (Available in most Health Food stores, or order through your local book store.) - A MUST READ BOOK; An excellent book dealing with the science of eating 75% or more of the human diet as raw and citing experiments with animals raw vs. cooked. Valuable for information that has scientific back-up.

Reigning Cats & Dogs

Pat McKay

Her phone number is 1-800-975-7555.

Switching To Raw

Sue Johnson

from Dallas, Texas; Info at web site:  ; Email:  ; Simple easy to follow guide for switching your dog to a raw diet. Available directly from the author through the web site.

Today's Herbal Health, 3rd edition

Louise Tenney, M.H.

WOODLAND BOOKS, PO BOX 1422, PROVO, UTAH - ISBN 0-913923-83-4. Covers both single herbs and herbs to be used in combination with each other to achieve specific results. Also details standard medical treatments with their possible side effects. Lists herbs and their uses alphabetically

Veterinary Materia Medica and Clinical Repertory with a Materia Medica of the Nosodes, A

George Macleod, MRCVS, DVSM, Vet FF Hom

ISBN 0-85207-257-0; A VERY important reference book for those practising homeopathy on their animals at home or on the farm.

Viande Chien!

Manon Bonneau

 Un nouveau livre disponible pour les lecteurs francophones. Ce livre traite d'alimentation crue, de soins de santé holistiques, de la vaccination et de l'entraînement/éducation!  Il est possible de commander le livre en communiquant directement par courriel avec l'auteure l'adresse suivante:   Visitez le site Internet :  Le co t du livre est de $29.50, frais de port/manutention inclus.

What Vets Don't Tell You About Vaccines

Catherine O'Driscoll

ISBN 9 9523048 3 X. A must read book before beginning any vaccination schedules!

Why Is Cancer Killing Our Pets? How You Can Protect and Treat Your Animal Companion

Deborah Straw

ISBN 0-89281-926-X HAP ; USD$14.95 ; Order from:  or 800-246-8648 ; Cancer is now the number one killer of most domestic animals. This book details how you can protect and treat your animal companions with both alternate conventional treatments (244 pages). It offers a judicious and balanced exploration of everything from surgery to herbal remedies, with as much emphasis on prevention as on cure.

Work Wonders: Feed Your Dog Raw Meaty Bones
Tom Lonsdale, D.V.M.
·         ISBN-10: 0975717405 ; Available at OR available from his web site:
Australian veterinarian Dr Tom Lonsdale inspires us to see a dog’s dietary needs from a dog’s perspective taking into account Nature’s teachings, easily understood science and sound common sense. Work Wonders provides essential information for dogs and their owners, veterinarians, educators and anyone interested in dogs, diets and health. Eight entertaining and informative chapters lead you through the practical essentials of dog feeding including how to find sources of fresh, healthy meat as well as how to safely store and prepare a diet of raw meaty bones. It’s easier than you think!


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American Kennel Club "Gazette" Magazine, July 1994 Issue. Name of article and subject matter was not provided by the contributor.

"Spirit Symbols", P.O. Box 8084, Durango, Colorado, 81301, U.S.A.

"Natural Pet Magazine", P.O. Box 351, Trilby, Florida, 33593-9900, U.S.A

"Passionnément Chien" est un tout nouveau magazine en français, entièrement consacré aux chiens.  4 parutions par année, disponible par abonnement seulement.  1ère parution gratuite sur le site Internet :
"Passionnément Chien" is a new French language magazine with 4 issues per year.  Web Site:


"Home Cooking for Dogs", by Bonnie Bolton, Vom Kieferhaus Shepherds, R.R. 3, SCHOMBERG, ONTARIO, CANADA L0G 1T0, TELEPHONE: 905-939-8581.

"Juliette of the Herbs", by Trish Streeten; P.O. Box 92; Spencertown, NY, U.S.A. 12165; 518-392-4257 / FAX:518-392-6437;  A Video Film about Juliette De Bairacli Levy.


Canadian Natural Hygiene Society, 14 Lynn Haven Rd., Toronto, M6A 2K8, Telephone: 416-781-0359. Web Site: ; Email: (Some of the books mentioned above can be ordered through them or bought at one of their seminars.)

American Natural Hygiene Society, P.O. Box 30630 Tampa, FL 33630 Phone: 813-855-6607

**Attention Readers: Please be sure when contributing book names to the list to include the PUBLISHERS NAME AND ADDRESS AND MOST IMPORTANTLY THE ISBN NUMBER (which is usually found with the publishers name and/or on the back cover of the book). These are very important for someone who wishes to order the book from their local bookstore! A brief description of the book and its topics would also be appreciated. Thank you.