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Careers

CAREERS WORKING WITH ANIMALS

CAREERS WORKING WITH ANIMALS

Author - Shepherd - Publisher - Kogan Page

Covering one of the most popular (and competitive) career choices, this book offers vital information on all of the relevant occupations involving working with animals, from being a vet to working in an animal welfare charity.

It includes addresses, website URLs and advice on where to study.

Price: 12.49

ESSENTIAL KENNEL DESIGN

ESSENTIAL KENNEL DESIGN

Author - David Key - Publisher - Key

This book gives 177 pages of information on building or renovating a kennel. It ensures that you get your design, materials & equipment right first time and will therefore save you thousands.

It gives clear advice on all aspects of kennel building from the first planning stages to completed project giving detailed information everything from materials and finishes to potential problems e.g.noise. It concludes with a list of suppliers, equipment and reference publications.

Price: 29.50

KENNEL DESIGN - Back in stock!

KENNEL DESIGN - Back in stock!

Author - David Key - Publisher - Cattery Design

This magnificent book has almost 500 pages and large colour photos... packed with ideas and inspiration from getting planning/zoning, dog welfare in design, drainage/waste disposal, legislation, services and utilities - and of course kennel layouts.

It has received nothing less that 5 srar reviews all round!!

Price: 47.00

KENNELS AND KENNELLING

KENNELS AND KENNELLING

Author - McMains - Publisher - Wiley

Everything you need to know to build a palace for your dogs—From drawing up the plans to buying the lumber to sinking the fence posts to nailing the utility hooks to the wall, everything is covered in this comprehensive look at building a home for your best friend. Tips on kennel operations, and how they should shape your plans, help readers choose the design that's right for them and keep their kennels running smoothly once they have been built. There are separate sections on hobby kennels and boarding kennels, with ideas for each type that can be put to good use in both.

Price: 21.00

KENNEL BUILDING AND MANAGEMENT

KENNEL BUILDING AND MANAGEMENT

Author - Migliorini - Publisher - Howell

If you have a serious interest in kennels, whether a boarding facility, a facility for the enthusiast with multiple animals, a hobby kennel, or a hobby kennel becoming a professional venture, this book will become your indispensible guide.

It covers design for all sizes of kennels, care and feeding methods, problem dogs, boarding cats, the business aspect, computers, disease, pest and parasite control, kennel help, kennel laws, and more

Price: 23.49

HOW TO WORK WITH DOGS

HOW TO WORK WITH DOGS

Author - Appleby - Publisher - How To

Price: 10.74

HOW TO RUN A DOG BUSINESS

HOW TO RUN A DOG BUSINESS

Author - Veronica Boutelle - Publisher - Dogwise

The demand for skilled dog trainers, dog walkers, dog sitters and dog daycare has never been greater and to succeed in one of these careers, you’ll need more than dog expertise - you'll need business acumen too!

Written for the non-business person, Veronica Boutelle, the industry’s top consultant, gives you the information you need to start, operate, and prosper in your chosen field. Learn how to analyse your market, set prices, and advertise services. Find out what kind of insurance, licenses, and professional qualifications you'll need and get a good solid start with the expert advice in this book!

Price: 18.49

HOW TO WORK WITH DOGS

HOW TO WORK WITH DOGS

Author - Appleby - Publisher - How To Books

This guide to working with dogs reveals the range of opportunities available, and identifies the personal skills and qualities needed for each. The author describes the work environment for each job and the qualifications required.

Real-life experiences of those working in particular areas are provided, including dog wardens; kennel staff; military and civilian police dog handlers; professional groomers; animal welfare organizations; and veterinary surgeons and nurses.

Price: 10.74

MANAGING A VETERINARY PRACTICE

MANAGING A VETERINARY PRACTICE

Author - Jevering - Publisher - Harcourt Brace

Good management is essential to the success of every veterinary practice. As small businesses in a competitive marketplace, the successful practices will be those that are able to respond quickly and effectively to the ever-changing needs and expectations of their clients. Responding quickly and effectively to change in this manner requires a deep understanding of and ability to work from classic business principles.

This internationally appealing edition has been largely rewritten and contains new, updated information on leadership, the role of a manager, basic financial management, marketing, communication within the practice, and how to achieve good client compliance, as well as much sound practical advice from the author. Aimed at practice owners and managers, and those with a vested interest in understanding business management in veterinary practice, the book explains the core principles involved in running a business.

Price: 44.49

RUNNING YOUR OWN BOARDING KENNELS

RUNNING YOUR OWN BOARDING KENNELS

Author - David Cavill - Publisher - Kogan Page

This 176 page manual contains comprehensive advice on every aspect of running a boarding kennel, including: finding a property; statutory requirements; finance and running costs; health matters; feeding the boarders; kennel staff; kennel buildings; marketing the business.

With an increasing demand for quality kennel accommodation for dogs and cats, a good boarding kennel is a sound investment and can provide a good income if run efficiently. This guide is vital reading for anyone starting out in the business.

Price: 22.49

VETERINARY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

VETERINARY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Author - Shillcock & Stutchfield - Publisher - Saunders

As the title suggests, this is a book for practice managers, by practice managers. This is the second edition, updating the original, and has an additional chapter 'aimed at helping the newly appointed manager through their first months in veterinary practice'. The contents are described clearly for each chapter with helpful page references, which makes for quick and easy location of the requisite information. The content is relevant and useful, and should be of benefit to anyone involved in practice management.

The Veterinary Record, August 2008

Product Description

Veterinary Practice Management provides all the practical tips for managing and improving the financial performance of a veterinary practice.

Mandatory reading for all owners and veterinary practice managers, it will also prove indispensable for commercial veterinary companies and independent outlets alike as well as for all members of the veterinary practice team and representatives who visit veterinary practice managers.

Price: 33.50

WORKING WITH ANIMALS

WORKING WITH ANIMALS

Author - Gough - Publisher - How To Books

This practical guide covers all aspects of working with animals, including detailed job descriptions, working conditions, entry requirements, and job prospects in each field.

It also contains useful addresses, web sites, and suggested further reading.

Price: 12.49