Recommended Reading

After each entry, we have listed HTA1, HTA2, HTA3, HTA4 or HTA-AP to indicate which books appear in the bibliographies in the corresponding HTA Levels course workbook. The books are grouped into the following categories:

1. Anatomy & Physiology
2. Animal & Human Connection
3. Healing & the Animal-Human Bond
4. Animals & Emotions
5. Animal Stories about Healing
6. Aromatherapy & Essential Oils
7. Bach Flower Remedies & Herbs
8. Cancer
9. Communication
10. Death, Euthanasia & Pet Loss

11. Elephants
12. Energy-Medicine for Animals
13. Energy-Medicine for Humans
14. Healthcare & First-Aid for Animals
15. Healthcare & First-Aid for Birds
16. Healthcare & First-Aid for Cats
17. Healthcare & First-Aid for Dogs
18. Healthcare & First-Aid for Dogs & Cats

19. Healthcare & First-Aid for Horses
20. Massage for Animals
21. Meridian Therapies
22. Self-Help
23. Service Animals
24. Spirituality & Animals
25. Training
26. Veterinary Healthcare

This dog is happy about Healing Touch for Animals1. Anatomy & Physiology

Applegate, Edith. The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System. 4th ed. St. Louis: Saunders, 2011. Print. HTA1

Edwards, Bryan. Cat Anatomy, 52 Anatomy Cards- Flash Cards. Orange, Calif.: Bryan Edwards Publishing, 1998. HTA-AP

Edwards, Brian. Dog Anatomy – 47 Anatomy Cards – Flash Cards. Orange, CA: Bryan Edwards Publishing, 2004.

Ellenberger, W., Dittrich, H., Baum, H. An Atlas of Animal Anatomy for Artists. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1949, 1956, 1980. HTA1

Kainer, Robert A. & McCracken, Thomas O. Horse Anatomy, A Coloring Atlas. Loveland, CO: Alpine Publications, Inc., 1994. HTA1

Kainer, Robert A. & McCracken, Thomas O. Dog Anatomy: A Coloring Book. Jackson, WY: TetonNew Media, 2003. HTA1

Raynor, Maggie, and Peter Charles Goody. The Horse Anatomy Workbook: a Learning Aid for Students Based on Peter Goody's Classic Work, Horse Anatomy . London: J.A. Allen, 2006. Print

Singh, Baljit. Saunders Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book. Maryland Heights, MO.: Saunders Elsevier, 2011. Print

Upledger, John E. Cell Talk: Talking to Your Cell(f). Berkeley, Calif. : Palm Beach Gardens, Flor.: North Atlantic ; UI Enterprises, 2003. Print.


2. Animal & Human Connection

Bauer, Debbie. Through a Dark Silence: Loving and Living with Your Blind and Deaf Dog. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.

Beckoff, Marc. Minding Animals. Awareness, Emotions, and Heart. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press, 2002. HTA3

Beckoff, Marc. The Emotional Lives of Animals. A Leading Scientist Explores Animal Joy, Sorrow, and Empathy—and Why They Matter. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2007. HTA3

Boone, J. Allen. Kinship with All Life. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1954. HTA2

Cooper, Gwen. Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat. New York: Random House, 2009. Print.

Grandin, Temple. Johnson, Catherine. Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. Print. HTA2

Grandin, Temple. Johnson, Catherine. Animals in Translation : Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Grandin, Temple. Thinking in Pictures : And Other Reports from My Life With Autism. New York, NY: Doubleday Dell Publishing, 1995. HTA2

Hogan, Linda. Metzger, Deena. Peterson, Brenda. Intimate Nature. The Bond Between Women and Animals. New York, NY: Ballantine Publishing Group, 1998. HTA3

Irwin, Chris, and Bob Weber. Dancing with Your Dark Horse: How Horse Sense Helps Us Find Balance, Strength, and Wisdom. New York: Marlowe, 2005. Print.

Kohanov, Linda. Riding Between the Worlds: Expanding Our Potential Through the Way of the Horse. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2003.

Kohanov, Linda. The Tao of Equus: A Woman's Journey of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse. New World Library, 2001. HTA3

Lasher, Margot. And the Animals Will Teach You: Discovering Overselves Through Our Relationships With Animals. New York, NY: Berkley Publishing Group, 1996. HTA2

Lauck, Joanne Elizabeth. The Voice of the Infinite in the Small. Revisioning the Insect-Human Connection. Mill Spring, NC: Swan-Raven & Co., 1998. HTA3

Marohn, Stephanie. What the Animals Taught Me: Stories of Love and Healing from a Farm Animal Sanctuary . Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads Pub., 2012. Print .

McConnell, Patricia B. The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do around Dogs. New York: Ballantine, 2003. Print. HTA-AP

McCormick, Adele von Rust & McCormick, Marlena Deborah. Horse Sense and the Human Heart: What Horses Can Teach Us About Trust, Bonding, Creativity and Spirituality. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 1997.

McCormick, Adele von Rust, McCormick, Marlena Deborah & McCormick, Thomas E. Horses and the Mystical Path: The Celtic Way of Expanding the Human Soul. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2004. HTA3

Richards, Susan. Chosen by a Horse. How a Broken Horse Fixed a Broken Heart. New York: Soho Press, 2006.

Schwader, Marilyn, ed. Horse as Teacher. Portland, Or.: Clarity of Vision Pub., 2009. Print. HTA3

Sheldrake, Rupert. Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 1999.

Stein, Garth. The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel. New York: Harper, 2008. Print.

Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall. The Hidden Life of Dogs . Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Print.

Walker, Terry J. How to Swim with Dolphins: a Guide to Being. Hilo, HI: Dolphin Heart, 1998. Print.


3. Healing & the Animal-Human Bond

Camuti, Dr. Louis J. All My Patients Are Under the Bed. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1985.

Canfield, Jack. Hansen, Mark Victor. Becker, Marty, DVM. Kline, Carol. Schojai, Amy D. Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul : Stories of Feline Affection, Mystery and Charm. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2005.

Dettmann, Alida. Falling in Love with Sauny. Portland, OR. 2003: LLM Publications. Available by contacting Alida at alida_d@juno.com or LLM Publications at 1-800-647-1511.

Goodall, Jane, and Marc Bekoff. The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love. New York: HarperOne, 2003. Print.

Guglielmo, Anthony. Lynn, Cari. The Walrus on My Table: Touching True Stories of Animal Healing. New York, NY. St. Martin’s Press. 2000. HTA3

Janus, Sharon. The Magic of Horses: Horses as Healers. Hygien, CO: SunShine Press Publications, Inc., 1997.

Loxton, Howard. 99 Lives: Cats in History, Legend and Literature. London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 1998.

McElroy, Susan Chernak. Animals as Guides for the Soul : Stories of Life-Changing Encounters. New York, NY: The Ballantine Publishing Group, 1998.

McElroy, Susan Chernak. Animals as Teachers & Healers: True Stories and Reflections. Troutdale, OR: NewSage Press, 1996. HTA1

Von Kreisler, Kristin. The Compassion of Animals: True Stories of Animal Courage and Kindness. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, 1997.

Weinstein, Emily Eve. Cat Book. Huntington, WV: Beau Soleil Publishing, 2002.

Weinstein, Emily Eve. Dog Book. Huntington, WV: Beau Soleil Publishing, 2004.


4. Animals & Emotions

Bauer, Debbie. Conversations with Gabe Insights and Wisdom from a Puppy Mill Survivor. Blurb Creative. 2009. Print.

Bauer, Debbie. Glimmers of Hope Reaching the Unreachable Dog. Blurb Creative, 2009.

Print Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff. Dogs Never Lie About Love. Reflections on the Emotional World of Dogs. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 1997. HTA3

Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff & McCarthy, Susan. When Elephants Weep, the Emotional Lives of Animals. New York, NY: Dell Publishing Group, 1995.

Osterlund, Hob. Holy Mōlī: Albatross and Other Ancestors. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.

Ruckert, Dr. Janet. The Four-Footed Therapist: How Your Pet Can Help You Solve Your Problems. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1987.


5. Animal Stories about Healing

Dosa, David. Making Rounds with Oscar: the Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat. New York: Hyperion, 2010. Print.

Marohn, Stephanie. What the Animals have Taught Me: Stories of Love and Healing from a Farm Animal Sanctuary. Charlottesville, VA, Hampton Roads, 2012, Print.

Sheehan, Jacqueline. Lost & Found. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Print.

Solisti, Kate, and Michael Tobias. Kinship with Animals. San Francisco: Council Oak, 2006. Print. HTA3

Tarte, Bob. Enslaved by Ducks. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin of Chapel Hill, 2003. Print.

Weinmann, Diane. A Tail of Hope's Faith. Bloomington: Balboa Pr, 2014. Print.


6. Aromatherapy & Essential Oils

Bell, Kristin Leigh. Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals: A Comprehensive Guide to the Use of Essential Oils and Hydrosols With Animals. Findhorn, Scotland: Findhorn Press, 2002. HTA3

Catty, Suzanne. Hydrosols: the next Aromatherapy . Rochester, VT: Healing Arts, 2001. Print.

Deardeuff, LeAnne, DC. Ultimate Balance; Infusing the Vibrational Energy of Essential OIls into Chakras, Meridians and Organs. 1st ed. United States of America: Essential Science, 2009. Print.

Ingraham, Caroline. Aromatherapy for Horses. Buckingham: Kenilworth Limited, 1997. Print.

Johnson, Scott A. Evidence- Based Essential Oil Therapy: The Ultimate Guide to the Therapeutic and Clinical Application of Essential Oils. Middletown, De.: CreateSpace Independent, 2015. Print. 

Opfer, Vicki H. Harmony, Joy & Abundance: Mastering the Art and the Language of Sharing Young Living Essential Oils. Print.

Pénoël, MD, Daniel, & Pénoël Rose-Marie. Natural Home Health Care Using Essential Oils. Editions Osmobiose, 1998, LaDrôme, France. HTA3

Price, Shirley, and Len Price. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals. Philadelphia, PA: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2007. Print. HTA3

Sellar, Wanda. The Directory of Essential Oils. Saffron Walden: C.W. Daniel, 2001. Print.

Smith, Linda L. Healing Oils, Healing Hands. Discovering the Power of Prayer, Hands on Healing and Anointing. Arvada, CO: HTSM Press, 2003. HTA3

Smith, Linda L. Essential Oils for Physical Health and Well-Being. To purchase, contact: Healing Touch Spiritual Ministry Program, PO Box 741239, Arvada, CO 80006. staff@spiritualministry.com ~ www.HTSpiritualMinistry.com

Stewart, David. The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple: God’s Love Manifest in Molecules. Care Publications, Marble Hill, MO: 2005. HTA3

Essential Oils Desk Reference, Fifth Edition (Ring Bound). Life Science Publishing, www.lifesciencepublishers.com, United States of America, 2011. HTA3

Young, ND, D. Gary. Essential Oils, Integrative Medical Guide. Building Immunity, Increasing Longevity, and Enhancing Mental Performance with Therapeutic-Grade Essential Oils. Essential Science Publishing, www.essentialscience.net, 2003.


7. Bach Flower Remedies & Herbs

Ball, Stefan & Howard, Judy. Bach Flower Remedies for Animals. Essix, United Kingdom: The C. W. Daniel Company Limited, 1999. HT3

Ball, Stefan & Howard, Judy. Emotional Healing for Cats. Essix, United Kingdom: The C. W. Daniel Company Limited, 2000.

Ball, Stefan. Simpson, Heather. Howard, Judy. Emotional Healing for Horses and Ponies. Essix, United Kingdom: The C. W. Daniel Company Limited, 2001.

De Bairacli Levy, Juliette. The Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat. London: Faber and Faber Limited,1998.

Graham, Helen. Vlamis, Gregory. Bach Flower Remedies for Animals. Tallahassee, FL: Findhorn Press, 1999.


8. Cancer

Downing, Robin, DVM. Pets Living With Cancer: A Pet Owner's Resource. Lakewood, CO: AAHA Press, 2000. Eldredge, Debra, DVM. HTA3

Bonham Margaret. Cancer and Your Pet: The Complete Guide to the Latest Research, Treatments and Options. Herndon, VA: Capital Books, Inc., 2005.

Messonnier, Shawn, DVM. The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2006. HTA3

Orey, Cal. Cancer: The Essential Guide to Natural Pet Care for Cats & Dogs. Irvine, CA: Bowtie Press, 1998. HTA3

Straw, Deborah Straw. Why Is Cancer Killing Our Pets? How You Can Protect and Treat Your Animal Companion. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press, 2000. HTA3

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9. Communication

Brunke, Dawn Baumann. Animal Voices: Telepathic Communication in the Web of Life. Rochester, Vermont. Bear & Company, 2002.

Fouts, Roger, with Mills, Stephen Tukel. Next of Kin, My Conversations with Chimpanzees. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, Inc., 2997

Gurney, Carol. The Beginner's Guide to Animal Communication: How to Listen and Talk With Your Animal Friends (The Beginner's Guides) [UNABRIDGED] [AUDIOBOOK] (Audio CD) Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2003. HTA2

Gurney, Carol. The Language of Animals: 7 Steps to Communicating with Animals. New York, NY. Random House, Inc. 2001.

Weber, Nancy O. The Gift of Interspecies Communication, True Stories & Exercises For the Soul. Denville, NJ: Unlimited Mind Publications, 2002. Print.

Pasten, Laura. The Tarantula Whisperer: A Celebrity Vet Shares Her Secrets to Communicating With Animals. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press. 1999. HTA3

Ranquet, Joan. Communication with All Life: Revelations of an Animal Communicator . Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, 2007. Print

Reynolds, Bonnie Jones & Hayman, Dawn E. If Only They Could Talk. The Miracles of Spring Farm. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 2005. HTA3

Soliste-Mattelon, Kate. Conversations with Cat: An Uncommon Catalog of Feline Wisdom. Hillsboro, OR. Beyond Words Publishing, Inc. 2001.

Solisti-Mattelon, Kate. Conversations with Dog: An Uncommon Dogalog of Canine Wisdom. San Francisco, CA. Beyond Words Publishings, Inc. 2004.

Solisti-Mattelon, Kate. Conversations With Horse. An Uncommon Dialog of Equine Wisdom. Hillsboro, OR. Beyond Words Publishing, Inc. 2003.

Smith, Penelope. Animal Talk, Interspecies Telepathic Communication. Hillsboro, OR. Beyond Words Publications, Inc., 1999. HTA1

Smith, Penelope. When Animals Speak: Advanced Interspecies Communication. Hillsboro, OR. Beyond Words Publications, Inc., 1999.

Summers, Patty. Talking with the Animals. Charlottesvillle, VA. Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. 1998. HTA3

Williams, Marta. Beyond Words: Talking with Animals and Nature. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2005.

Williams, Marta. Learning Their Language: Intuitive Communication with Animals and Nature. Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2003. Print. HTA3


10. Death, Euthanasia & Pet Loss

Allen, Moira Anderson. Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet. [Indianapolis, IN]: Dog Ear, 2007. Print.

Bumbera, Mary Ann. Because of You, I Am A Spiritual Quest with Man's Best Friend. San Francisco, CA. Turning Stone Press. 2013.

Congalton, David. Three Cats, Two Dogs. One Journey Through Multiple Pet Loss. Troutdale, OR. New Sage Press. 2000. HTA3

Kaufman, Julie. Crossing the Rubicon: Celebrating the Human-Animal Bond in Life and Death. Cottage Grove, WI: Xenophon Publications, 1999.

Korpi, Sid. Good Grief: Finding Peace after Pet Loss : Personal and Professional Insights on the Animal Lover's Unique Grieving Process . Minneapolis, MN: Healy House, 2009. Print

Nieburg, Herbert A. Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide for Adults & Children. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1996. HTA1

Peterson, Linda M. Surviving the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet. West Chester, PA: Greentree Publishing, 1997. HTA1

Reynolds, Rita M. Blessing the Bridge: What Animals Teach Us About Death, Dying, and Beyond. Troutman, Oregon: New Sage Press, 2001.

Smith, Penelope. Animals in Spirit: Our Faithful Companions' Transition to the Afterlife. New York: Atria, 2008. Print.


11. Elephants

Alexander, Shana. The Astonishing Elephant. New York, NY. Random House. 2000. HTA3

Anthony, Lawrence. The Elephant Whisperer, My Life with the Herd in the African Wild. New York, NY. St. Martin's Press. 2009.

Payne, Katy. Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants. New York, NY. Penguin Putnam Inc. 1999. HTA3


12. Energy-Medicine for Animals

Coates, Margrit. Healing for Horses: The Essential Guide to Using Hands-On Healing Energy with Horses. New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2001.

Holloway, Sage. Animal Healing and Vibrational Medicine. Nevada City, CA: Blue Dolphin Publishing, Inc., 2001.

Wilde, Clare. Hands-On Energy Therapy: For Horses and Riders. Addington, Buckingham: Kenilworth Press Ltd., 1999.


13. Energy-Medicine for Humans

Andrews, Ted. The Healer’s Manual. A Beginner’s Guide to Energy Therapies. St. Paul, MN: Llewllyn Publications, 2003. (Note: This book is not available at Amazon.com and instead can be purchased from the publisher at www.llewellyn.com) HTA3

Bailey, Alice. Death: The Great Adventure. New York, NY: Lucis Publishing Company, 1998. HTA3

Batie, Howard F., Mh.D., Healing Body, Mind & Spirit: A Guide to Energy-Based Healing, St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 2003.

Braden, Gregg. The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Space, Miracles, and Belief. Carlsbad, Calif.: Hay House, 2007. Print. HTA3

Braden, Gregg. The Spontaneous Healing of Belief: Shattering the Paradigm of False Limits. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, 2008. Print. HTA3

Bruyere, Rosalyn L. Wheels of Light: Chakras, Auras, and the Healing Energy of the Body. New York: Fireside Book, 1994. Print. HTA-AP

Buckner, Wanda. Choosing Energy Therapy, A Practical Guide to Healing Options for People and Animals. Washington: PCH Fulfillment & Distribution, 2014. Print.

Byers, Dwight C. Better Health with Foot Reflexology, The Ingram Method. 5th ed. St. Petersburg: Ingram, 2012. Print.

Dale, Cyndi. The Subtle Body: an Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy. Boulder, Colo.: Sounds True, 2009. Print. HTA2

Eden, Donna. Energy Medicine. New York, NY: Penguin Putnam, Inc., 1998. HTA3

Emoto, Masaru. The Hidden Messages in Water. Hillsboro, OR: Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 2004.

Greene, Brian. The Elegant Universe. Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory. New York: First Vintage Books, 1999.

Hover-Kramer, Dorothea. Healing Touch Guidebook: Practicing the Art and Science of Human Caring. Twentieth Anniversary ed. San Antonio, TX: Healing Touch Program, 2009. Print. HTA1, HTA2

Judith, Anodea. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1993. HTA1, HTA2

Leadbeater, C. W. The Chakras. Wheaton, IL: The Theosophical Publishing House, 1927.

Lipton, Bruce H. The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles. Santa Rosa, CA: Mountain of Love/Elite, 2005. Print.

Thomas, Linnie. The Encyclopedia of Energy Medicine. Ed. Carrie Obry. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fairview, 2010. Print. HTA3

Oschman, James L. Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis. New York, NY: Harcourt Publishers Limited, 2000. HTA1

Schwartz, Gary E., and William L. Simon. The Energy Healing Experiments: Science Reveals Our Natural Power to Heal. New York: Atria, 2007. Print. HTA2

McTaggart, Lynne. The Field, The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe. Harper Paperbacks, 2003. HTA3


14. Healthcare & First-Aid for Animals

Allport, Richard. Natural Healthcare for Pets: Effective Treatments and Nutritional Advise to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy. Hammersmith, London. Element, Harper Collins Publishers Limited. 2001.

Geraci, Joseph R., and Valerie J. Lounsbury. Marine Mammals Ashore: a Field Guide for Strandings. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: National Aquarium in Baltimore, 2005. Print. HTA-AP

Leeds, Joshua, and Susan Wagner. Through a Dog's Ear: Using Sound to Improve the Health & Behavior of Your Canine Companion. Boulder, Colo.: Sounds True, 2008. Print. HTA-AP

Palika, Liz. Your Bearded Dragon's Life : Your Complete Guide to Caring for Your Pet at Every Stage of Life (Your Pet's Life). Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2000.

Plechner, DVM, Alfred J. and Zucker, Martin. Pet Allergies, Remedies for an Epidemic. Inglewood, CA: Very Healthy Enterprises, Inc., 1986. HTA3

Puotinen, C. J. The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care. Revised ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2000. Print. HTA3

Solisti-Mattelon, Kate and Mattelon, Patrice. The Holistic Animal Handbook: A Guidebook to Nutrition, Health, and Communication. Hillsboro, OR. Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 2004. HTA2

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15. Healthcare & First-Aid for Birds

Delpy, Kari-Herbert. The Proper Care of Cockatiels. Neptune City, NJ, T.F.H. Publishers, 1995.

Doane, Bonnie Munro. The Pleasure of Their Company: An Owners Guide to Parrot Training. Forster City, CA, Howell Book House, 2001.

Gallerstein, Gary A., DVM. The Complete Bird Owner’s Handbook. NY, NY, MacMillan General Reference, McMillian Publishing Co. 1994.

Heidenreich, Barbara. The Parrot Problem Solver: Finding Solutions to Aggressive Behavior. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 2005. Print. HTA3

Rach, Julie. Gallerstein, Gary A., DVM. First Aid For Birds: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet. New York, NY: Howell Book House, Simon & Schuster Macmillan Company, 1999.

Radford, Elaine. Cockatiels: A Complete Introduction. Neptune City, NJ, TFH Publishers, 1987.

Teitler, Risa. Taming & Training Cockatiels. Neptune City, NJ, T.F.H. Publishers, 1995.


16. Healthcare & First Aid for Cats

Easterly Susan. Your Older Cat: A Complete Guide to Nutrition, Natural Health Remedies, and Veterinary Care. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2002. HTA2

Edney, Andrew. Taylor, David. 101 Essential Tips. Cat Care. New York, NY: DK Publishing, Inc., 1995. HTA3

Frazier, Anitra. with Eckroate, Norma. The New Natural Cat: A Complete Guide For Finicky Owners. Newly Revised and Expanded. New York, NY: Penquin Books USA, Inc., 1990.

Lazarus, Pat. Keep Your Cat Healthy the Natural Way. New York, NY: Ballantine Publishing Group, 1999.

Poynter, Dan. The Older Cat: Recognizing Decline & Extending Life. Santa Barbara, CA: Para Publishing, 2002. HTA3


17. Healthcare & First-Aid for Dogs

Allegreti, Jan & Katy Sommers, DVM. Complete Holistic Dog Book: Home Health Care for Our Canine Companions. Berkely, CA: Celestial Arts, 2003.

Flaim, Denise, Michael W. Fox. The Holistic Dog Book: Canine Care for the 21st Century. New York, NY: Howell Book House, 2003.

Kachnic, Jennifer. Your Dog's Golden Years: A Manual for Senior Dog Care: Including Natural Remedies and Complementary Options. Denver, Co.: Wallingford Vale Pub., 2012. Print.

Leeds, Joshua & Susan Wagner, DVM, MS. Through a Dog's Ear. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, Inc., 2008. HTA-AP

Messonnier, Shawn, DVM. The Allergy Solution for Dogs : Natural and Conventional Therapies to Ease Discomfort and Enhance Your Dog's Quality of Life. New York, NY: Prima Publishing, 2000.

Messonnier, Shawn, DVM. 8 Weeks to a Healthy Dog. U.S.A. Rodale. 2003.

Patmore, Angela. Your Natural Dog: A Guide to Behavior and Health Care. New York, NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1993.

Weinstein, Emily Eve. Dog Book. Huntington, WV: Beau Soleil Publishing, 2004.

Yarnall, Celeste. Natural Dog Care: A Complete Guide to Holistic Health Care for Dogs. Edison, NJ: Castle Books, 1998.


18. Healthcare & First-Aid for Dogs & Cats

Heinerman, John. Natural Pet Cures: Dog & Cat Care the Natural Way. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall Press, 1998. HTA2

Mammato, Bobbie, DVM, MPH. Pet First Aid: Cats and Dogs. St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1997.

Messonnier, DVM, Shawn. Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats : Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 2001,

Pitcairn, DVM, PhD, Richard H. & Pitcairn, Susan Hubble. Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats. Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press, Inc.,1995. HTA2

Schultze, Kymythy R., CCN,AHI. Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats: The Ultimate Pet Diet. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc., 1998.

Schwartz, Cheryl, DVM. Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats A-Z. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc., 2000.

Stein, Diane. Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1993. HTA1

Stein, Diane. The Natural Remedy Book for Dogs & Cats. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1994. HTA1


19. Healthcare & First-Aid for Horses

Bean-Raymond, Denise. The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses: an Owner's Manual . Beverly, MA: Quarry, 2009. Print.

Bird, Catherine. The Healthy Horse The Natural Way. The Horse Owner’s Guide to Using Herbs, Massage, Homeopathy, and Other Natural Therapies. Guilford, CN, The Lyons Press, 2002,

Blignault, Karin. Stretch Exercises for Your Horse: The Path to Perfect Suppleness. North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2004.

Brennan, Mary L., DVM & Norma Eckroate. Complete Holistic Care and Healing for Horses. North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2001.

Dutson, Judith. Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America. North Adams, MA: Storey Pub., 2005. Print.

Dyer, Chris. Plants, Potions & Oils for Horses. Warwickshire: Compass Equestrian Limited, 1999. Print.

Greene, Brian. The Elegant Universe. Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory. New York: First Vintage Books, 1999.

Higgins, Gillian, and Stephanie Martin. How Your Horse Moves: a Unique Visual Guide to Improving Performance. Cincinnati, OH: David & Charles, 2009. Print. HTA-AP

Hanauer, Elise. Disorders of the Horse & What to do about them. North Hollywood, CA: Wilshire Book Company, 1973. HTA1

Morgan, Diane. The Whole Horse Wellness Guide: Natural and Conventional Care for a Healthy Horse. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 2008. Print. HTA2

Robson, Joanna L. Recognizing the Horse in Pain . . . and What You Can Do about It. [Napa, CA]: Inspiritus Equine, 2009. Print. HTA2

Wanless, Mary. For the Good of the Horse. North Pomfret, Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1997. HTA2


20. Massage for Animals

Beal, Chandra Moira. The Relaxed Rabbit: Massage for Your Pet Bunny. New York: IUniverse, 2004. Print.

Fox, Dr. Michael W. The Healing Touch: The Proven Massage Program for Cats and Dogs. New York, NY: Newmarket Press, 1981. HTA2

Fox, Dr. Michael W. The Healing Touch for Cats: The Proven Massage Program for Cats, Revised Edition. New York, NY: Newmarket Press 1981

Fox, Dr. Michael W. The Healing Touch for Dogs: The Proven Massage Program for Dogs, Revised Edition. New York, NY: Newmarket Press, 1981.

Ridinger, Jonathan. Effective PetMassage™ for Dogs, Volume 1 (DVD). PetMassage™ Training & Research Institue, Inc, Toledo OH 1-800-779-1001.

Ridinger, Jonathan. Effective PetMassage™ for Dogs Manual. PetMassage™ Training & Research Institue, Inc, Toledo OH 1-800-779-1001.


21. Meridian Therapies

Schwartz, Cheryl. Four Paws Five Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts Publishing, 1996. HTA1

Snow, Amy & Zidonis, Nancy. The Well-Connected Dog: A Guide to Canine Acupressure. Larkspur, CO: Tallgrass Publishers, LLC, 1999. HTA2

Zidonis, Nancy & Soderberg, Marie & Snow, Amy. Equine Acupressure: A Working Manual. Larkspur, CO: Tallgrass Publishers, LLC, 2000, 4th edition. HTA2

Zidonis, Nancy & Soderberg, Marie. Equine Acupressure: A Training Video. (NOTE: Scroll down at that page to find the book). Larkspur, CO: Tallgrass Publishers, LLC, 2000, 55 Minutes. 4559 Red Rock Dr, Larkspur, CO 80118 Call to order: 1-888-841-7211. HTA1

Zidonis,Nancy A. & Snow, Amy. Acu-Cat: A Guide to Feline Acupressure. Larkspur, CO: 2000. HTA1

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22. Self-Help

MacLaine, Shirley. Out on a Leash: Exploring the Nature of Reality and Love. New York: Atria, 2003. Print.

Seward, PH.D., Brian Luke. Stand Like Mountain Flow Like Water. Dearfield, FL: Health Communications, Inc. 1997.

Seward, PH.D., Brian Luke. Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart. The Taoist Path through Stress and Spirituality. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.

Remen, M.D., Rachel Naomi. My Grandfathers Blessings. New York, NY: The Berkley Publishing Group, 2000.

Web, Wyatt. Pearlman, Cindy. It's Not About the Horse-It's About Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc., 2002. HTA-AP


23. Service Animals

Graham, Bernie. Creature Comfort, Animals That Heal. Amherst, NY. Prometheus Books. 2000. HTA3

Kuusisto, Stephen. Planet of the Blind — a Memoir. New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 1998. HTA3


24. Spirituality & Animals

Anderson, Allen & Linda. Angel Dogs: Divine Messengers of Love. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2005.

Andrews, Ted. Animal-Speak, The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1996. HTA1

Andrews, Ted. Animals Wise: The Spirit Language and Signs of Nature. Jackson, TN: Dragonhawk Publishing, 1999. HTA3

Andrews, Ted. The Healer's Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Energy Healing for Yourself and Others. Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1993 & 2006.

Conway, D. J. Animal Magick: The Art of Recognizing & Working with Familiars. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1998.

Farmer, Steven D. Animal Spirit Guides: An Easy-To-Use Handbook for Identifying and Understanding Your Power Animals and Animal Spirit Helpers. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc., 2007. HTA1

Guerrero, Diana L. What Animals Can Teach Us About Spirituality: Inspiring Lessons from Wild and Tame Creatures. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing, 2004. HTA2

Harner, Michael J. The Way of the Shaman. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1980. HTA2

Hassler-Scoop, Jill K. Beyond the Mirrors: The Study of the Mental and Spiritual Aspects of Horsemanship. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2000. HTA2

Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal Dreams. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1990. HTA2

Kowalski, Gary. The Souls of Animals. Walpole, NH: Stillpoint Publishers, 1991. HTA2

MacGregor, Trish. Gemondo, Millie. Animal Totems: The Power and Prophecy of Your Animal Guides. Gloucester, MA: Fair Winds Press, 2004.

Randour, Mary Lou. Animal Grace: Entering a Spiritual Relationship with Our Fellow Creatures. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2000.

Sams, Jamie & Carson, David. Medicine Cards: The Discovery of Power Through the Ways of Animals. Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Company, 1988. HTA1

Schoen, Allen M., DVM. Kindred Spirits: How the Remarkable Bond Between Humans and Animals Can Change the Way We Live. New York, NY. Random House, Inc. 2001.

Schoen, Allen M. & Proctor, Pam. Love, Miracles, and Animal Healing : A Heartwarming Look at the Spiritual Bond Between Animals and Humans. New York, NY: Fireside, 1996.

Scully, Nicki. Power Animal Meditations : Shamanic Journeys with Your Spirit Allies. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company, 2001.

Schor, DVM, Barbara. Soul of the Wild - Intimate Messages from the Hearts and Souls of Elephants & Whales. Phoenix, OR: Soul of the Wild Publications, 2007. Print.

Small Wright, Machaelle . Behaving as if the God in All Life Mattered. Jeffersonton, Virginia: Perelandra Center for Nature Research, 1997. HTA3

Weiland, Mary Ellen. M.E. AND MY SHADOW. Denver, CO: Shadow Press, 2011.


25. Training

Aloff, Brenda. Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog. Wenatchee, WA: Dogwise, 2005.

Bonham, Margaret H. The Cat Owner's Problem Solver: How to Manage Common Behavior Problems by Thinking like Your Cat. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 2008. Print.

Brannaman, Buck. Reynolds, William. The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen. Guilford, CT: The Globe Pequot Press, 2001. HTA2

Donaldson, Jean. The Culture Clash. 2nd ed. Berkeley, Calif.: James & Kenneth, 2005. Print. HTA-AP

Dunbar, Ian. How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks: the Sirius Puppy Training Manual. Berkeley, Calif.: James & Kenneth, 1996. Print. HTA-AP

Frost, April. Lightmark, Rondi. Beyond Obedience. Training with Awareness for You & Your Dog. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 1998. HTA3

Irwin, Chris. With Bob Weber. Horses Don't Lie: What Horses Teach Us About Our Natural Capacity for Awareness, Confidence, Courage and Trust. New York, NY: Marlowe & Company, 1998, 2001.

Killion, Jane. When Pigs Fly!: Training Success with Impossible Dogs. Wenatchee, WA: Dogwise Pub., 2007. Print.

McConnell, Patricia B., and Karen B. London. Feisty Fido: Help for the Leash Aggressive Dog. Black Earth, WI: McConnell, 2003. Print.

McConnell, Patricia B. How to Be the Leader of the Pack: and Have Your Dog Love You for It. Black Earth, WI: McConnell Pub., 2007. Print

McConnell, Patricia B. The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do around Dogs. New York: Ballantine, 2002. Print.

McConnell, PhD, Patricia B. The Cautious Canine, How to Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears. Second ed. Black Earth, WI: McConnell, 2005. Print.

Miller, Pat. The Power of Positive Dog Training. 2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley Pub., 2008. Print. HTA-AP

Moustaki, Nikki. Your Outta Control Bird: How to Turn Your Beastly Bird into a Captivating Companion. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, Inc, 2003.

Rector, Barbara K. Adventures in Awareness: Learning with the Help of Horses. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2005.

Rugaas, Turid. Barking: the Sound of a Language. Wenatchee, WA: Dogwise Pub., 2008. Print.

Tellington-Jones, Linda. Getting in Ttouch with Your Cat: a New and Gentle Way to Harmony, Behavior, and Well-being. North Pomfret, Vt.: Trafalgar Square Pub.,2003. Print.

Tellington-Jones, Linda. Getting in Ttouch with Your Dog: a Gentle Approach to Influencing Behavior, Health, and Performance. North Pomfret, Vt.: Trafalgar Square Pub., 2001. Print.

Tellington-Jones, Linda. Getting in Ttouch : Understand and Influence Your Horse's Personality. North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1995. HTA1

Tellington-Jones, Linda, and Sybil Taylor. Getting in TTouch with Your Horse: How to Assess and Influence Personality, Potential and Performance. North Pomfret, Vt.: Trafalgar Square Pub., 2009. Print.

The Monks of New Skete. How to be Your Dog's Best Friend: A Training Manual for Dog Owners. Cambridge, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 1978.

Pryor, Karen. Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training. Revised Edition. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1999. HTA2

Rashid, Mark. Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 2000.

Roberts, Monty. From My Hands to Yours: Lessons from a Lifetime of Training Championship Horses. 2002.

Rugaas, Turid. On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals. 2nd ed. Wenatchee, Wash.: Dogwise Pub., 2006. Print. HTA-AP

Schulte, Barbra. Cutting, One Run at a Time. Brenham, TX: Center for Equestrian Performance, 1998. HTA2

Schulte, Barbra.The Gift: a Treasury of Practical Mental Strategies to Empower Your Riding . Brenham, TX: C.E.P, 2007. Print

Schulte, Barbra. Riding with Confidence & Coaching for Confidence, Mentally Tough Training, audio tapes. Brenham, TX: Center for Equestrian Performance, 1996. Call Barbra Schulte, 979-277-9344 or visit her website. HTA2


26. Veterinary Healthcare

Blood, D. C., Studdert, V. P. Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: W. B. Saunders, Harcourt Publishers Limited, 1999.

Brennan, Mary L., DVM. Complete Holistic Care and Healing for Horses: The Owner's Veterinary Guide to Alternative Methods and Remedies. North Ponfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2004. HTA2

Eldridge, Debra, Liisa Carlson, Delbert Carlson, and James Griffin. Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook. Fourth ed. Wiley, 2007. Print.

Goldstein, Martin, DVM. The Nature of Animal Healing : The Definitive Holistic Medicine Guide to Caring for Your Dog and Cat. New York, NY: The Random House Publishing Group, 1999.

Kahn, Cynthia M., and Scott Line. The Merck/Merial Manual for Pet Health. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck &, 2007. Print. HTA3

Romich, Janet Amundson, DVM, MS. An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology. Albany, NY: Delmar-Thomson Learning, Inc., 2000.

Schoen, Allen M. Wynn, Susan G. Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine: Principles and Practice. St. Louis, MO, Mosby, Inc. 1998.

Wynn, Susan G., DVM. Marsden, Steve, DVM. Manual of Natural Veterinary Medicine: Science and Tradition. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc., 2003.

Zucker, Martin. Veterinarians Guide to Natural Remedies for Cats : Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nations Top Holistic Veterinarians. New York, NY. Three Rivers Press, 1999.

Zucker, Martin. The Veterinarians’ Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs: Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nations Top Holistic Veterinarians. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 1999. HTA3

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