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Dr. Petty’s Pain Relief for Dogs:

The Complete Medical and Integrative Guide to Treating Pain

By Dr. Michael Petty

Publisher: Countryman Press

Publication Date: February 1, 2016

Price: $24.95 / hardcopy

ISBN: 9781581573091

Dr. Petty arms his readers with the information they need to help their canine companions stay comfortable, even in the face of illness or old age. He has done a great service for dogs and the people who love them. Read this book. Your dog will thank you.

– Dr. Jessica Pierce, bioethicist and author of The Last Walk

Veterinary Expert Dr. Petty Provides a New Comprehensive Guide to

Diagnosing and Relieving Your Dog's Pain

You love your dog, and hate to see him in pain. Yet you don’t want to head to the vet’s office for hundreds of dollars’ worth of tests that might prove useless. Dr. Mike Petty understands this dilemma. He’s a world-renowned “pain vet,” a practitioner of a relatively new and specific branch of veterinarian medicine, and the author of Dr. Petty’s Pain Relief for Dogs(Countryman Press; February 1, 2016).

According to Dr. Petty, “Despite your best intentions, it can be difficult for you as your animal’s caregiver to recognize when your pet is in pain. All animals are adept at hiding signs of pain – in fact, pain does not always manifest itself in the more obvious form of a limp or an animal crying out. Instead, pain is often exhibited as a change in behavior.”

Dr. Petty works with cutting-edge research to find the best way to both recognize and relieve your pet's pain. In the book, he provides dog owners with an invaluable resource that will educate and guide readers in three critical areas:

1. How to determine whether a dog is in pain

2. How to find a veterinarian capable of treating these pain issues

3. What treatments are available, and more importantly which are worth pursuing and which are not

Dr. Petty offers clear descriptions of the treatments, both traditional and holistic, along with the wisdom and support dog owners crave when faced with an animal in pain.

In Dr. Petty’s Pain Relief for Dogs,Dr. Petty’s goal is to provide owners with the tools needed to both identify the signs – and then treat – pain in their nonverbal best friend. Starting with how to recognize signs of pain in your dog (and how to avoid common misconceptions), the book helps to differentiate acute and chronic pain. Dr. Petty also provides information to guide owners through their veterinary visits, including what should be expected in pain exams as well as common medications. Dr. Petty, himself a veterinary pain management expert and acupuncturist, walks readers through the vastly misunderstood acupuncture process, explaining the science behind why it’s so successful.

Drawing on almost four decades of experience, Dr. Petty also offers advice to owners regarding lesser understood topics like dog prosthetics, diet and nutraceuticals, alternative medications such as botanicals, and treatments including shock wave therapy. This book provides practical “DIY” information for owners as well, from home exercise to massages, and explains how to conduct a pain “makeover” for your home and dog.

Dr. Petty’s Pain Relief for Dogs also goes beyond guiding the owner through their pet’s pain. In the book, Dr. Petty helps owners evaluate what considerations to make when thinking about adding another pet to your home, what to do when pain treatment becomes unaffordable, and last, how to cope when chronic pain treatment and quality of life issues.

 

About Dr. Petty:

Dr. Michael Petty, DVM, is the author of Dr. Petty's Pain Relief for Dogs: The Complete Medical and Integrative Guide to Treating Pain (Countryman Press, February 2016). He is a veterinarian and certified veterinary pain management expert and acupuncturist. As the owner of the Arbor Pointe Veterinary Hospital and the Animal Pain Center in Canton, Michigan, he has devoted his professional life to the care and well-being of animals.

Dr. Petty is the past president of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management and the co-author of the AAHA/AAFP 2015 Pain Guidelines. A frequent speaker and consultant, he has published articles in veterinary journals and serves in an advisory capacity to several pharmaceutical companies on topics of pain management. Dr. Petty is a frequent lecturer at both national and international veterinary conferences.

Within this sphere of care, he has expanded his knowledge to encompass the most up-to-date and compassionate treatments available. These special skills consist of certification in pain management from several esteemed organizations, including: Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, Certified Medical Veterinary Acupuncture, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, and Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Petty lives in rural Michigan on a horse farm with his wife and two daughters, and two Portuguese Water Dogs.

GoPure Pet Provides Pure Water for Your Pet All Day, Every Day

Ensues healthy hydration, keeps bowl clean and water fresh for pets

Wilton, CT (January 5, 2017) – Bloc Enterprises, LLC – makers of the first-ever portable and continuous, personal water enhancement device, the GoPure Pod™ – is proud to announce the launch of their companion product, GoPure Pet™. Attaching to the bottom of most water bowls, GoPure Pet features the revolutionary technology of the GoPure Pod to continuously purify and enhance tap water ensuring it is clean, healthy, and great tasting for your pet, all day, everyday.

At the heart of the GoPure Pet is GoPure Pod’s PuriBloc – an advanced, highly porous ceramic that constantly cleans tap water for peace of mind and taste satisfaction. Through PuriBloc’s technology, the GoPure Pod adsorbs the most dangerous contaminants now commonly found in tap water across the country such as Chlorine, Fluoride, Arsenic Chromium, Lead and Mercury. Additionally, the GoPure Pod balances pH levels and releases valuable trace minerals so your pets’ water tastes better, retains its freshness all day long and keeps pet bowls clean.

“The most important thing you can do to keep your dog or cat healthy is to have them drink plenty of fresh, clean water,” says Earth Animal DVM and founder Robert Goldstein, who specializes in animal nutrition. “GoPure Pet is the first product we’ve seen that enhances water from any tap water source and keeps it cleaner and great tasting throughout the day. The peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re enhancing this most essential ingredient for your pet’s health is invaluable.”

The GoPure Pet’s protective shell safely attaches to the bottom of most bowls via two high-strength suction cups, eliminating the chance of pets swallowing or chewing on the pod while drinking. One reusable GoPure Pet lasts up to six months and can treat up to 264 gallons of water. Once the GoPure pod has reached its lifespan, it’s easily replaced in the same GoPure Pet shell.

GoPure Pet retails for $29.95 is now available for purchase at www.gopurepod.com and select retailers across the country including Camping World and Bentley’s.

For more information and a technology overview visit http://www.gopurepod.com, or contact Ally Hopper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Bloc Enterprises, LLC

Bloc Enterprises, LLC is a specialized wholesale distribution company with exclusive distribution rights in the United States and United Kingdom for two remarkable new consumer healthcare products. For more information visit:

http://www.blocenterprises.com.

PuriBloc is the patented water enhancement technology inside the GoPure™, a thumb-sized pod made from natural ingredients that removes chemical impurities, while improving the taste. Soluble impurities and the many other contaminants found in ordinary tap water are adsorbed, the water is re-mineralized and the pH is optimized for healthier water. PuriBloc keeps water tasting fresher for longer and is designed to work continuously in any water container such as pitcher, coffee maker, pet bowl or water bottle. For more information,click here.  

 

NicoBloc is a natural, drug-free fluid applied to the filter-end of a cigarette that

blocks up to 99% of tar and nicotine without change in taste or loss of satisfaction. This patented method has proven success rates of over 50% in helping smokers quit after many years of clinical trials and global market testing. NicoBloc is made from 100% natural ingredients and is drug-free so there are no side effects from its use. These unique attributes make NicoBloc the only product of its kind. For more information, click here.  

 

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EARTH ANIMAL LAUNCHES NEW LINE OF
ORGANIC AND GRAIN-FREE BAKED COOKIES
Southport, Connecticut (February 2017) Earth Animal, the trusted choice in award-winning and veterinary formulated products which improve health and life for all our best friends, continues to expand their product assortment with a new line of grain-free, sprout based cookies for dogs, already touted as an ‘Editor’s Pick’ by Pet Age Magazine.
There are many types of treats being offered on the market today but what makes this line unique is that they are veterinary formulated recipes with sprouts, serving as a spark plug for the immune system. “Earth Animal’s new cookies were inspired by our own wholesome
diets recommended from our home kitchen and holistic veterinary practice.
Since 1979, we have always believed in organic foods and are devoted to finding
and using the very best ingredients for our products. What’s good for our dogs is good
for yours,” stated Dr. Bob Goldstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Earth Animal.
Earth Animal cookies are respectfully sourced from organic farms and produced in the USA in a human food bakery. They are grain and gluten free, void of soy, corn, or artificial flavors or colors. Buckwheat flour (which is a plant seed), peanut butter, wild-raised salmon, fruits and vegetables are the main ingredients in the new line. Earth Animal is offering four flavors: Farmer’s Pick with pumpkin & chicken, Fisherman’s Catch with Salmon & Flax, Pizza Crisps with tomato & olive oil, and Fairground’s Best with coconut & peanut butter.
“We had been getting requests from our retailers asking for an everyday, healthy treat that is versatile enough to use for training as well. They were a natural fit and have become a quick best-seller, enhancing our shelf space alongside our other products,” said Chris Moore, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Earth Animal.About Earth Animal
In1979, Dr. Bob Goldstein and his life partner, Susan Goldstein, embraced the transition from conventional veterinary medicine to an integrative and holistic approach focusing on the whole pet, and started creating natural products without using toxic chemicals to treat their patients and family animals. Their award-winning products are respectfully sourced from farms and produced with purpose in the USA. The Goldstein focus is on developing pure and safe products that improve the health and life of animals. They proudly support organizations which rescue all animals including factory-farm animals. Earth Animal products can be found at www.earthanimal.com and independent pet shops nationwide.
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From the humans at BarkPost comes the first official BarkBook, DOGS AND THEIR PEOPLE: Photos and Stories of Life with a Four-Legged Love, which Putnam is excited to publish on October 18, 2016. A collection of community-sourced and never-before-told anecdotes, stories, photos, and intimate insights, DOGS AND THEIR PEOPLE captures the depth, spirit, and power of the extraordinary bond between humans and their pups and spotlights more than two hundred unique and remarkable dogs. Some are celebri-dogs (oh hello, Tuna Melts My Heart and Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund) while others are just making their debut; some will make your heart ache while others will make it soar; and others simply look dapper in color.

But this book isn’t just about the dogs; it’s about celebrating the crazy, consuming, unconditional love we feel for them. It’s about the songs you’ve made up for them, the hugs you’ve given them on bad days, and all the outfits that—let’s be honest—you forced them into. It’s about the lightness they’ve brought to our lives just by being there—and having smushy faces. We hear you, dog people; this one is for you.

BarkPost is the mastiff-sized media outlet for all things dog. By creating original (and heart-warming, and goofy) content for dog people, BarkPost helps dogs share their stories with the world using the power of humans. BarkPost is part of Bark & Co, the New York-based startup dedicated to making dogs and their people happy. Since launching in 2012 with BarkBox, a monthly box of funny toys, treats and chews that you can’t find together anywhere else, the dog-obsessed humans at Bark & Co have shipped more than 25 million products to date. The company has since expanded in recent years with a goal of getting the backs of dog parents for everything - creating its own products, experiences and entertainment with BarkShop, BarkLive, and BarkPost.

Stacie Grissom and Morgane Chang from BarkPost and select contributors from the book are available for media interviews. Please contact Katie McKee at Putnam for more information.

DOGS AND THEIR PEOPLE• By BarkPost • G.P. Putnam’s Sons •

On Sale: October 18, 2016 • ISBN: 978-0-399-57426-9• $25.00

KATIE MCKEE, Senior Publicity Manager

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“An honest and engaging portrayal of her journey from dog lover to dedicated shelter volunteer. [Sutherland] seamlessly interweaves a narrative of the dogs she has loved over the years—warts and all. Reader, beware: you may find yourself falling in love with each one too.”
   — Booklist, starred review

“[Sutherland’s] understanding of shelter dogs—she writes that they are not so much homeless as humanless—shines through on every page....An inside look at the experiences of shelter dogs that is sure to appeal to dog and animal lovers.”

   — Kirkus Reviews

 
   

 

RESCUING PENNY JANE

One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs,

and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

By Amy Sutherland

What shelter dogs need is obvious – homes. But how do we find all those homes? That question sends best-selling writer and shelter volunteer Amy Sutherland looking for answers in her own experiences and beyond. The result is RESCUING PENNY JANE: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes (Harper; on sale February 21, 2017; $26.99), an inspiring, fascinating trip through the world of homeless dogs and the people who work so hard to save them.

A longtime shelter volunteer, Sutherland essentially lets the dogs she’s known do the talking because in their stories she finds so many answers. There’s Gwen Stefani, a ball-crazy pit bull mix who can’t find a family; Rugby, an abandoned puppy with crippled front legs, and Brody, a young German Shepherd who likes to mouth people, among many others. Readers will also meet the author’s own dogs—Penny Jane, a skittish stray from a Maine farm, and Walter Joe, a luckless terrier from a hoarder’s house—as well as Sido, the sheltie-mix who inspired the no-kill movement, and Sadie the Civil War dog who braved Gettysburg. Traveling across the country, Sutherland draws further solutions and inspiration from the experiences and stories of shelter workers and experts at the forefront of the rescue community.

Throughout her explorations, Sutherland also weaves in a wealth of practical tips, such as how to read a dog’s body language, handle behavior problems, and select your own shelter dog as well as fresh insights into what makes dogs – and humans – tick. At a time when Americans have more dogs than children, the time is ripe to end dog homelessness, and RESCUING PENNY JANE reveals how we can do it.

RESCUING PENNY JANE offers an unforgettable, poignant journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs. As the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Bettyville writes, “Sutherland gives us puppy love, yes, but she goes beyond sentiment and shows us how we can change the lives of the creatures who give the world so much.”

About the Author

Amy Sutherland is the best-selling author of three previous books, most recently What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love and Happiness. She writes for the New York Times, Smithsonian, Preservation, Women's Health and more, and has a regular column, “Bibliophiles,” in the Boston Globe's Sunday Book Section. She lives in Boston with her two rescue dogs, Walter Joe and Penny Jane.

RESCUING PENNY JANE:

One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

By Amy Sutherland

Harper

On Sale: February 21, 2017

ISBN-13: 9780062377234

Hardcover/288 pages/$26.99

What to Expect When Adopting a Dog
by Diane Rose-Solomon
from SOP3 Publishing
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Many people consider adopting a dog but question: what if they want to save a dog’s life but don’t know where to begin and need expert advice? What must they do to integrate the new pet into their home?
Enter Diane Rose-Solomon. Over the last 20 years, Diane has worked with rescued dogs, helping them re-enter a world where people are kind to them. She has gathered a national network of colleagues who are top pet professionals. Through her volunteerism with rescue organizations, she’s met many prospective pet owners asking questions and voicing concerns about pet adoption.
What to Expect When Adopting a Dog offers expert advice from rescue specialists, veterinarians, dog parents, and pet business owners with links to the best, most relevant articles from pet professionals, making this book a one-stop shop for all dog-related questions, before, during, and after adoption.
The book answers questions like whether dog adoption is right for you, how to adopt a dog from a shelter or rescue group, how to prepare your home for a new member, integrating the dog into your home, family, lifestyle, and more. In five modules, Diane leads the reader through all the steps they should take to decide on a dog, go through the adoption process, bring the new pet home, as well as lifelong care. And, with the shorter lives of animals, she delivers a heartfelt chapter on saying goodbye to a pet.
There are thousands of dogs waiting for a loving home. This book educates a prospective pet parent on what to expect and how to add the joy of dog parenting.
FACTS ABOUT:
What to Expect When Adopting a Dog
Author: Diane Rose-Solomon
Publisher: SOP3 Publishing
Release Date: September, 2016
ISBN: 978-0-9857690-4-8 Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-9857690-5-5
Page Count: 194 pages
Paperback Retail Price: $14.99
Ebook retail: $4.99
Available in .pdf, .epub, and .mobi ebook formats
Author Bio
After rescuing a puppy 21 years ago,
Diane Rose-Solomon became involved in animal rescue and education,serving for years on the board of directors of a small grassroots organization, the Animal Guardian Society. To give back more to the animal community, she became a Certified Humane Education Specialist through Humane Society University in 2009. She then combined her humane and creative interests by publishing her first two books, award-winning JJ the American Street Dog, and How He Came to Live in Our House and the sequel JJ Goes to Puppy Class.
Diane enjoys reading her stories to children in schools, libraries and at adoption events. Her goal is to educate children and adults about how compassion extends to all beings, human and animal. To this end, she founded Team Kindness, a program where children, families and teachers learn about and engage in kind and humane educational activities.
Diane’s newest nonfiction title, What to Expect When Adopting a Dog was released in September 2016. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two children and two rescued dogs.
PRAISE FOR
What to Expect When Adopting a Dog
“The book is a perfect guide on what to think about, how to prepare for the change, and, most importantly, how to deal with challenges that might arise after adoption. Whenever I hear someone say they are thinking about getting a dog, I will surely recommend them this book as their first step.”
— 4.5/5 Star Review, Seattle Book Review
“It’s important to note that this book leaves nothing left to wonder about: there are over 100 links to these articles and products.”
— D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
“What to Expect When Adopting a Dog is a handbook that every dog lover should have, a book that is written from experience and from the heart.”
— 5 Star Review, San Francisco Book Review
Follow Diane’s blog and on social media
http://www.dianerosesolomon.com/blog/
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“This book shows that adopting a dog can reward you with years of companionship, joy, and unconditional love.” — 5 Star Review, Foreword Reviews

Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures. Venom Doc The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever By Bryan Grieg Fry
Praise on behalf of Venom Doc
“Venom Doc is jam-packed with wildly entertaining behind-the-scenes stories of how Bryan became an expert on venom and the trials and tribulations of a life in science. Brilliant, flamboyant, and sometimes controversial . . . This book is thrilling and thought-provoking!” —Nigel Marven, BBC television host
“If you’re a fan of the animals most love to loathe, then this book is definitely for you.” —Discover magazine
“If the first two rules of writing one’s memoirs are to live a remarkable life and to relate its anecdotes in an interesting, entertaining way, then Bryan Fry's Venom Doc nails it on both counts.” —Ray Morgan, The Venom Interviews
A One-of-a-Kind Tale of a Man’s Passion for Poison
Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures. He’s been bitten by twenty-six poisonous snakes, stung by three stingrays, and survived a near-fatal scorpion sting while deep in the Amazon jungle. He’s also broken twenty-three bones, including his back in three places, and had to learn how to walk again. But when you research only the venom you yourself have collected, the adventures—and dangers—never stop. Imagine a three-week-long first date in Siberia catching venomous water shrews; a wedding attended by Eastern European prime ministers with their machine-gun-wielding bodyguards and snakes; or leading a team to Antarctica that results in the discovery of four new species of venomous octopi. With an insatiable appetite for venom, Bryan has traveled the world collecting samples. He’s encountered poisonous creatures of all kinds, including the Malaysian king cobra, the Komodo dragon, and the brush-footed trapdoor spider. He recounts his lifelong passion for studying the world’s most venomous creatures in this outlandish, captivating memoir, where he and danger are never far apart. Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever (Arcade Publishing; October 2016) is a one-of-a-kind tale of a man’s passion for poison. Fry is a doctor, writer, documentary and TV personality, and professor at the Venomics Laboratory at the University of Queensland. Originally published in Australia, this is Venom Doc’s North American debut, and it will be many readers’ first exposure to Fry. Prepare to follow his colorful journeys into remote corners of the world where he searches for venom that has led to medical cures and scientific breakthroughs. Fry experienced an Icarus-like crash when he sustained a near-career-ending injury, breaking his back. While stuck in a hospital for four months, and during his long recovery, Fry thought up this book as a self-help exercise. The result is a wild, sometimes zany, gripping, and surprisingly inspiring read. Anyone who loves adventures, big personalities, animals, and moving stories will adore the fiercely exciting ride that is Fry’s memoir Venom Doc.
About the Author: Bryan Grieg Fry was born in 1970 to a Norwegian mother and an American father and educated in the United States, attending Portland State University before pursuing a PhD in Australia at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Drug Design and Development. His papers and articles have been published widely in academic journals and in the trade media, including Wired, Cosmos, and National Geographic, and he has appeared in documentaries and television programs. He also is the author of Venomous Reptiles and Their Toxins (Oxford University Press). He is associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland where he is group leader of the Venomics Laboratory. He resides in Queensland, Australia.
Venom Doc The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever By Bryan Grieg Fry | Arcade Publishing hardcover, also available as an ebook On Sale: October 4, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-62872-699-2 Price: $24.99
Additional Praise for Venom Doc:
"Ask Bryan Grieg Fry what he does for a living, and you're suddenly thrown into a strange world full of venom and danger. In Venom Doc, Fry takes readers on a gripping tour of that world, showing why the dangerous creatures he spends his life with are also among the most fascinating."—Carl Zimmer, author of Parasite Rex
"A pioneering scientist of the topmost caliber” —Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, with Tenure, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine "Venom Doc is a rollercoaster ride. . . . Venom Doc offers a no-holds barred account of his life journey and transformation, interspersed with near-death experiences, euphoric highs and reflections on his own mortality. . . . Throughout, Bryan offers his scientific insight into the creatures he studies and the elixir he ultimately craves—venom." —Dr. Nick Casewell, Senior Lecturer at the Alistair Reid Venom Research Unit, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
“A wild acid-soaked synthesis of Hunter S. Thompson and Gerald Durrell . . .”—Dr. Steve Backshall, BAFTA-winning naturalist, writer, and television presenter for Discovery Channel and National Geographic

Lead with Your Heart

Lessons from a Life with Horses

                  

    

                        Hardcover/E-book

                         232 pages

                         6 x 6.7 inches

                Hardcover: $18.95

                         E-book: $15.95

                         Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC

                         Publication Date: September 6, 2016

                         ISBN-13: 978-1612127347

                         Author: Allan Hamilton, MD

                         Website: allanhamilton.com

                                    

In his nearly three decades of working with horses, author Dr. Allan J. Hamilton has developed a unique way of listening to these elegant creatures. His resulting insights translate far beyond the training ring and are relevant in boardrooms, living rooms, classrooms, and even meditation rooms.

“Working with a horse is never about the horse; it is always about you,” Hamilton writes in the introduction to this collection ofmore than 100 short essays. He calls on his experience as both a celebrated neurosurgeon and widely respected horse trainer to explore how the horse is a metaphor for the spirit and how working with a horse leads readers to examine themes such as the self and others; leadership, power, and trust; prey and predator; ambition and humility; learning and teaching; motivation and gratitude; and much more.

Like humans, horses yearn for harmony, kindness, and tranquility. In the herd, they share values of fairness, forgiveness, leadership, partnership, kinship, and trust. Hamilton’s essays, developed as he worked with his Lipizzan stallion Romeo, will inspire anyone interested in personal self-awareness and growth.

 

Praise for Lead with Your Heart

 

“Allan Hamilton is a real brain surgeon with true horse sense. If you want to be a better leader, teacher, parent — a more conscious human being, rather than a human doing — this is a book to keep close.”

   Stephen Kiesling, editor-in-chief, Spirituality & Health

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“Dr. Hamilton blends horse sense with common sense and adds lessons on trust, respect, and compassion, which we can take from the round pen, to the saddle, to the office, and to our living rooms.”

   Molly Sweeney, vice president of the Horses & Humans Research Foundation

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Lead with Your Heart takes you deep into learning the art of horsemanship and helps you enter the sensory-based world of the horse.”

   Temple Grandin, author of Humane Livestock Handling and Animals in Translation

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“What a gem of a book! Allan Hamilton offers jewels to enrich our relationships with horse, family, colleagues, and self. This is the sort of book to keep close to refer to as life’s inevitable chaotic waves threaten.”

   Barbara K. Rector, CEIP-ED, co-founder of Equine Facilitated Mental Health Association

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"Recent research tells us that horses are much smarter than we once believed. Allan J. Hamilton provides an excellent foundation for how to achieve a deeper and more rewarding partnership with them.”

— Wendy Williams, author of The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion

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“Dr. Allan Hamilton’s unfailing respect for the dignity and wisdom of horses provides an excellent blueprint for all who love our equine companions.”

— Elizabeth Letts, New York Times best-selling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion and The Perfect Horse

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"Hamilton transfers life lessons learned from his history with horses to be applicable to anyone wishing to live a more mindful life.  Both the writing and paintings invite quiet reflection on the ways we live, act, and interact with each other, horses, and the world."

— Carmela Caruso, Bookseller at Novels & Novelties Bookstore

About Allan Hamilton, MD

Allan Hamilton started his working life as a janitor. He would eventually go on to graduate from Harvard Medical School and complete his neurosurgical residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Hamilton holds four Professorships at the University of Arizona in Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Psychology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

He has been chosen by his neurosurgical peers as “One of America’s Best Doctors” for the last eighteen consecutive years and selected as “One of the Leading Intellects of the Twenty-First Century.” Dr. Hamilton has held positions as Chief of Neurosurgery, Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona. Dr. Hamilton now serves as Executive Director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center, a multi-disciplinary think-tank at the Arizona Health Sciences Center devoted to developing new technologies and training procedures to reduced preventable medical adverse events.

He has authored more than twenty medical textbook chapters, fifty peer-review research articles, and has served on the editorial board of several medical journals. He is also a decorated Army officer who served in Operation Desert Storm.

Dr. Hamilton's first book, The Scalpel and the Soul (2008,Tarcher/Penguin USA) was awarded the 2009 Nautilus Silver Award, which was conceived to recognize world-changing books. In 2012, his second book, Zen Mind, Zen Horse—The Science and Spirituality of Training Horses (2011, Storey Publishing) won the Nautilus Gold Award. Previous Nautilus Gold Award winners include Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His books have been translated into several languages.

He has been the subject of two award-winning documentaries. The first is Playing with Magic, which chronicles his work with horses and was directed by Emmy-award winning director, Wayne Ewing. The second, Consider the Conversation, reviews his advocacy for end-of-life care for terminally-ill patients and was recently featured on PBS. His equine work has been showcased on the NBC Today Show, ABC News, CNN, and PBS. He is a frequent guest on NPR, and has been featured in Western Horseman, Equus, and Horse & Rider.

For the last several years Dr. Hamilton has served as medical script consultant on more than one hundred and fifty episodes of the hit TV series Grey’s Anatomy and four seasons with Private Practice. He is listed with several speakers bureaus, is an Elite Speaker for Cunard’s Enrichment Programme, and has served as either a keynote or invited speaker at over three hundred events.

HorseOPeace.com Debuts “Healthy Pets” Goat Milk Shampoo Soaps to Keep Pet Skin & Coats Clean, Soft & Healthy

HorseOPeace.com introduced all-natural Healthy Pets unscented and scented goat milk shampoo soaps for pets.

"Be Calm" Goat Milk Pet Shampoo soap from HorseOPeace Healthy Pets line, with relaxing scent of Lavender, give lustrous coat of cats and dogs.

"Purely Basic" Unscented Goat Milk Pet Shampoo soap for pets, particularly cats, to avoid fragrance and wonderful for dogs too.

HorseOPeace.com Healthy Pets offers unscented goat milk shampoo soaps along with soap shampoos scented with all-natural essential oils

HorseOPeace.com Healthy Pets goat milk shampoo soaps are made with 100% raw goat milk to nourish healthy skin and coats for pets.

— Elizabeth Sanders of HorseOPeace.com

WINSTON-SALEM, NC, USA, January 16, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- HorseOPeace.com introduced its natural, safe “Healthy Pets” line of all-natural goat milk shampoo soaps that create a soothing lather to clean and protect skin while keeping coats softly shinny.

HorseOPeace.com Founder Elizabeth Sanders said, “Creating a gentle bathing experience, without irritation, Healthy Pets goat milk soap shampoos, online at HorseOPeace.com/HealthyPets, are made with 100% raw goat milk rich in beneficial vitamin A, selenium and alpha hydroxyl acids that nourish healthy skin and coats for pets as they control pet odor and naturally deter pests such as fleas and ticks. They are especially good for pets with dry, itchy, sensitive or flaky skin.”

She said, “Our Healthy Pets soap shampoos and are made with the same care as our all-natural goat milk soaps that BeautyStat.com, the top beauty and fashion blog, reviewed as superior and shockingly affordable.”

Her husband Nick Sanders said, “What sets HorseOPeace Healthy Pets apart is our attention to natural ingredients. We never use fillers, color additives, chemicals or water that can dry and harm skin. We also carefully cure our soaps for many weeks to create the most moisturizing, long-lasting soaps for pets.”

HorseOPeace.com Healthy Pets offers unscented goat milk soap shampoos as well as soap shampoos scented with all-natural essential oils, including:
• Be Calm Goat Milk Pet Shampoo soap has a relaxing scent of Lavender and cleans thoroughly for a lustrous coat, for cats and dogs.
• Purely Basic Unscented Goat Milk Pet Shampoo soap for pets, particularly cats, to avoid any fragrance.
• Gentle Coat Unscented Goat Milk Pet Shampoo soap to rejuvenate and add shine to dulled coats of cats and dogs, by using oil infused with Calendula.
• 3-in-1 Coat, Pest and Odor Control Goat Milk Dog Shampoo soap known for wonderful shampooing, coat conditioning, pest deterring and odor control.
• Anti-Bacterial Cleanse Goat Milk Dog Shampoo soap for a blend of Tea Tree with anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and antiseptic attributes to wash away parasites and ticks, combined with the naturally moisturizing addition of Jojoba oil.

HorseOPeace.com has thousands of satisfied customers around the USA and world as people enjoy its scented and unscented soaps, Shea butter cream and lip balms. HorseOPeace.com scented soaps include Lavender, Oatmeal ’n Lavender, Sweet Orange Basil, Wintergreen Eucalyptus, Tea Tree Jojoba, Patchouli, Patchouli 2x, Oatmeal ’n Lemongrass, Pine Tar, Poison Ivy Relief, Peppermint & Rosemary. Unscented bars include Coffee Scrub, Calendula, Shea Butter, Plain Ole Soap, Sweet Almond Honey, and Oatmeal ’n Honey. Based in Winston-Salem, NC, its soaps are available at www.HorseOPeace.com, Amazon.com, Facebook.com/HorseOPeace and elsewhere. The Horse ‘O Peace Ranch also maintains an active social media at Twitter.com/HorseOPeace and Instagram.com/HorseOPeaceRanch.

Biography – Elizabeth Sanders, Founder, HorseOPeace.com
Elizabeth Sanders, Founder and CEO HorseOPeace.com, makers of all-natural moisturizing goat milk soaps that are water-free, toxin-free and made with 100% raw goat milk and without any color additives, is an entrepreneur who turned a hobby into a business with customers across the USA and world by offering scented and unscented goat milk soaps that are lustrously creamy and healthy for skin. BeautyStat.com, the #1 beauty and fashion blog, reviewed her company’s soaps as “superior” and available at a “shockingly affordable price.”
HorseOPeace.com is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where Elizabeth with help of technologically gifted husband Nick spearheading design, website and operational support, offers soaps, creams and lip balms of unsurpassed highest quality. She also homeschools the couple’s 4 sons, aged 1 to 5. In her community activities, she bakes and donates cookies and cakes for a men’s rehabilitation center and at HorseOPeace.com is supportive of our troops by adding free soap to any orders received with a U.S. military address.
Raised in Minnesota, where she was born, and Wisconsin, where her family moved when she was 14, Elizabeth was homeschooled and self-educated in a small farming village where she became a devotee of the Plain People Church (similar to Amish). A decade later she left the church to marry non-member Nick. When in Wisconsin, she formed HorseOPeace.com after years of training horses for rugged farm work and gentleness for families with children. She also volunteered as a horse handler for use with challenged/disabled children. Working outdoors in wintry Wisconsin, her hands would crack, but healed as she began making goat milk soap. Elizabeth knew others could benefit from her wonderful natural toxin-free soaps, so HorseOPeace.com began.
Elizabeth is now a fashion-forward skincare advocate with loyal customers reporting her moisturizing soaps help dry, sensitive skin and conditions from eczema to psoriasis. Her company name reflects a time growing up when farmers called the distance to ride to town as a “horse-a-piece up the road,” a term she adapted to reflect her love of horses and peaceful nature to be HorseOPeace.com as she journeys to achieve the American Dream.

Meowijuana Launches Catnip Product Line
for "Cats Who Need the Weed"
PRESS RELEASE NOV 29, 2016 08:00 CST
Meowijuana, a catnip company, launches new product line
that makes a great holiday gift and is available for pet
stores to sell nationwide.
Kansas City, Missouri, November 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Meowijuana LLC, a catnip
company, has launched a new product line that is creatively branded and plays on the
euphoric "high" some cats have from catnip. The company sells 100 percent organic catnip
that is available for shipping both domestically and internationally. Meowijuana’s legendary
catnip is grown in Southern California and Washington State.
Although the company uses the trademarked tag line, “For cats who need the weed”, there is
no actual marijuana in the product. It is perfectly safe and legal for both cats, and even
people, to consume. Catnip, which is from the mint family, contains the chemical
nepetalactone, which triggers a sense of euphoria in susceptible cats. But not all cats react
to catnip. Pet MD has noted that sensitivity to catnip is an inherited trait effecting 50 to 75
percent of cats. Catnip produces a different response depending on how it’s consumed.
Sniffing catnip produces a stimulant effect while eating it can cause sedation in cats.
The company also sells the product similarly to the
way marijuana dispensaries do in Colorado and
other states where it is legal. Meowijuana’s Purple
Passion Jars offer the product in clear re-sealable
jars. The catnip buds were harvested during peak oil
product providing cats the next-level catnip
experience. For the most dedicated catnip
connoisseurs, Meowijuana offers the Grand Daddy
Purr Cigar Box. The humidity-regulated cigar boxes
are filled with the finest 100 percent organic Grand
Daddy Purr Catnip buds. The company even offers their customers, a Medical Meowijuana ID
card, which includes the cat’s pictures, name, sex and date of birth.
“We offer the highest-quality, pet-safe, organic catnip you will find on the market today all
packaged in a unique branding concept that our customers love,” says Chris Glissman, CEO
"We offer the highest-quality, petsafe,
organic catnip you will find on
the market today all packaged in a
unique branding concept that our
customers love. Our team has a
great time marketing our product,
which is a great gift for your cat.
Plus our customers enjoy the
shopping experience."
CHRIS GLISSMAN, CEO OF
MEOWIJUANA, LLC
of Meowijuana, LLC. “Our team has a great time marketing our product, which is a great gift
for your cat. Plus our customers enjoy the shopping experience.”
The company has also opened up their unique product line for pet stores nationwide. For
more details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more about the product, see all the
company offers and make an online purchase, visit Shop.Meowijuana.com.
About Meowijuana, LLC
Meowijuana, LLC is the purveyor of 100 percent organic catnip as well as cat toys and
apparel. For more information, visit Shop.Meowijuana.com.

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