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Bruce is the world’s best selling practicing vet with over eight million copies of his books published in over 35 languages. This is a list of English editions of his books, usually available through www.Amazon.co.uk. German and French editions are available through www.Amazon.de and www.Amazon.fr while Spanish editions are available from www.Amazon.com. Signed copies of his most recent books are available from the London Veterinary Clinic.

Dog Talk: The Secrets of Owning a Happy Dog

(Hardcover)

“This is beautifully presented hardback book which is excellent for the first time dog owner or one who has had dogs before(we can never learn too much about these gorgeous animals). It is written by an experienced and long established Vet who has a Practice in London and there are some lovely photographs of their family dogs throughout the book. There is a wealth of information in the book which is written in an interesting way. It was a pleasure to read and is a publication that is an ideal gift or a 'coffee table book'.”

Dog: For the Complete Care and Understanding of Your Best Friend

(Hardcover)

"Dog" is the book for every day of your dog's life - and every day of your life with your dog. This is the enduring story of man and dog. At its heart is an emotionally intelligent analysis of the lifelong partnership between the two species, with such wit and wisdom that will shape your attitude, influence your actions, and provoke the happiest and healthiest lives for you and your dog. But it's in the detail of this book that you'll find magic: in the miracle of birth, the too-short puppyhood, the exasperating adolescence and calmer adulthood. You'll turn to this book every time your dog surprises you, worries you, needs you, misses you, and plays, exercises, runs or swims. This is the book to take from the shelf when you plan to choose a new puppy or must face the autumn years of a much-loved old friend, for training, and for the very best veterinary advice in emergencies.

“I have recently purchased this book, I must admit I do like Bruce Fogle and do possess a few of his books. This one however has more information about our fury friends, from the origin (from China) to the evolution from puppyhood to old age it really is a very informative book and I am looking forward to reading it further.”

Complete Puppy & Dog Care

(Hardcover)

In Complete Dog Care, Dr Bruce Fogle shares the benefit of his 40 years' clinical expertise. Whether choosing a pedigree or a mutt, find out how to make the most of your relationship with your dog and look after its health and wellbeing. Choose from the best breeds for a wide range of lifestyles from apartment dweller to allergy sufferer. Assess your dog's personality and ensure a stress-free home-coming for all the family. Solve all familiar and less common problems from dog training, feeding, exercise, aggression and fearfulness. Packed with information, New Dog includes latest technology such as DNA testing for genetic predisposition to illness.

“I plan to get a puppy so I bought all kind of puppy books. This is the best book from all 5 I bought - among which was the The Perfect Puppy: Britain's Number One Puppy Care Book by Gwen Bailey which is ok but not that good as this one. The author is an experienced vet who also owns a pet, so he knows exactly all the problems a dog-owner might face. He provides good visual examples on various commands that your dog should know, lots of tips and advices and basically everything a dog-owner should know! This book is for people that will get a puppy for the first time, or for people that already have a pet or for people that want an adult dog. It's a complete guide for all kind of dog owners! It's a very well-written book with lots of pictures and really easy to understand and apply the tips/advices!!”

“This book is the perfect guide for anyone with a new puppy or a reminder for people who have owned puppies/dogs in the past and need a refresher. We found the simple step by step guide on behaviour and training trends really helpful, especially with the pictures to show you how to do things. Bruce has a fabulous writing method, very down to earth which puts things into perspective in a day to day lifestyle. Would highly recommend this to any new puppy owner.” “Ideal for reading cover to cover but easily dip in and out of when guidance needed on specific topics. Good advice for all aspects of dog ownership even to looking at the right breed for owner experience and activity levels.”

Complete Cat Care

(Hardcover)

In this book of five chapters, Dr Bruce Fogle explains everything you need to know to have a happy and healthy cat, and a happy owner. In chapter one Bruce introduces the cat breeds that make the best and most popular pets, explains the differences in life expectancy and health of various breeds. In Chapter two, he explains how to bring home a new cat and how to organise the first days at home, to include feeding, bedding, going out and meeting the rest of the family. Chapter three covers training and housetraining your cat, and the secrets of happy play. Chapter four explains the inner psychology of the cat, why it does what it does. Chapter five covers health: from body maintenance to choosing a vet, health problems and dealing with emergencies.

New Dog

Published by Mitchell Beazley, 2008

In “New Dog”, Dr Bruce Fogle shares the benefit of his 40 years’ clinical expertise. Whether choosing a pedigree or a mutt, find out how to make the most of your relationship with your dog and look after its health and well-being. Choose from the best breeds for a wide range of lifestyles from apartment dweller to allergy sufferer. Assess your dog’s personality and ensure a stress-free home-coming for all the family. Solve all familiar and less common problems from dog training, feeding, exercise, aggression and fearfulness. Packed with information, “New Dog” includes latest technology such as DNA testing for genetic predisposition to illness.

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If Your Cat Could Talk

A Language Course for Humans

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2007

For anyone who owns a cat or is considering moving in with one Get to know your cat and learn to encourage good behaviour with this in depth guide to cat conduct from the UK’s No.1 vet, Dr Bruce Fogle. Have you ever wondered why cats scratch the furniture, or dig up houseplants (and how you can stop them)? Pick up practical solutions to unwanted behaviours, using easy-to-follow techniques. Find out how they play, what gets them angry and how they protect their territory. Explore cat senses, grooming, eating and exercise and find out how your pet is communicating to you through its body language and habits. Learn to spot what sort of cat a kitten will grow into and make sure you choose the right temperament to suit you. The purrfect guide to understanding your cat.

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A Dog Abroad

One Man and His Dog Journey into the Heart of Europe

Published by Ebury Press, 2007

Travelling with man’s best friend allows Bruce Fogle to savour landscape in a way he couldn’t alone. Macy introduces him to an eclectic mix of rural folk and local animals, as well as other travellers. Together, Macy and Bruce walk for miles through peaceful woods and empty shores, taking time off from the frenetic bustle of urban life to appreciate the unspoilt beauty of landscapes still frozen in the aspic of time. In this, their second adventure together, Bruce and Macy travel through the little known lands of Europe; tracking down the Fogle family roots. In their compact motorhome, they travel through the Netherlands, northern Germany and Scandinavia, the altics, and finally down the eastern rim of Poland to Slovakia and Slovenia. With Macy at his side, Fogle discovers new revelations about his ancestrey and as well as discovering the real central Europe. The perfect travelling companion, “A Dog Abroad” is an enchanting read.

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Cats (Eyewitness Companions)

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2006

For anyone considering buying a cat, or whose home is already run by one! Discover everything you need to know about cats in this comprehensive guide from the UK’s No.1 vet, Dr Bruce Fogle. Meet sixty breeds, from the Manx to the Japanese Bobtail, and learn how to identify the characteristics that make each one special. Make sure you know how to look after your purrfect friend with tips and advice on preparing for a new arrival, feeding, grooming, training, nutrition, first aid and preventative care. Plus, find out how cats and humans have lived together throughout history and how looking after a cat can help you live longer.

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Dogs (Eyewitness Companions)

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2006

Showing you what others only tell you. Covers the history of dogs from their wild origins to their role as house pets and working dogs. Features specially commissioned photography and information on identifying breeds, from toy poodles to Irish wolfhounds, plus expert guidance on behavior, training, health, and grooming. This is the one-stop guide to your canine companion.

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If Your Dog Could Talk, A training guide for humans

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2006

Based on expert research and a specially commissioned veterinary survey, bestselling pet author Dr. Bruce Fogle offers insight into all aspects of your dog’s behavior.

Travels with Macy

Published by Ebury Press, 2006

‘evocative and funny…Bruce speaks powerfully about the challenges to the health of animals and the environment’ – Your Dog ‘Inspired by John Steinbeck’s journey across America with his poodle Charlie…the book is a delightful tale of a transatlantic adventure which will leave you with an urgent desire to hug any dogs you encounter’ – Lincolnshire Echo ‘Fogle writes with a joyful ease and takes the reader right into the heart of the experience’ – Good Times

Travels with Macy

Published by Ebury Press, 2005

‘evocative and funny…Bruce speaks powerfully about the challenges to the health of animals and the environment’ – Your Dog ‘Inspired by John Steinbeck’s journey across America with his poodle Charlie…the book is a delightful tale of a transatlantic adventure which will leave you with an urgent desire to hug any dogs you encounter’ – Lincolnshire Echo ‘Fogle writes with a joyful ease and takes the reader right into the heart of the experience’ – Good Times

Dialogues with Dogs

Why Dogs Behave the Way They Do

Published by Little Books, 2004

An exploration of canine thought and feeling draws on current research to offer insight into how to solve problems through a better understanding of dog behavior.

New Pocket Dog Training

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2004

Have the best behaved pooch in the park with this handy guide, packed with information to take you through the practical necessities of training your dog. From house training to the more advanced stages of retrieval, bark control and heel work, this pocket sized book is the perfect introduction to doggy discipline.

Training Your Dog (101 Essential Tips)

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2003

Breaks down dog training into 101 easy-to-grasp tips and gives quick answers to all your questions.

Dog Owner’s Manual

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2003

Everything you have ever wanted to know about your dog, written by the world’s best-selling practising vet, Dr. Bruce Fogle.

Cat Owner’s Manual

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2003

This title offers all-round information on how to look after your cat. In clear, accessible text, the author details all aspects of a cat’s nature and needs, and explains how to keep your cat healthy and happy. A fully illustrated section on cat breeds helps you to choose a suitable breed for your circumstances and there is information on healthcare and training, including bringing a kitten home and caring for an older cat. Dr. Fogle also describes the major feline disorders and diseases, and offers advice on nutrition, grooming and first aid. For quick reference, there are checklists to help you diagnose what is wrong if your cat becomes ill.

Caring For Your Dog

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

A fully-illustrated home reference to every aspect of canine health. The expert, yet accessible advice is practical in nature, giving information on how to look after your dog, from raising a puppy to old age. All medical information has been authenticated by a team of veterinary specialists, with user-friendly diagnostic charts, anatomical diagrams and feature boxes to enable you to interpret symptoms quickly. There are essential first-aid techniques for all emergencies, from burns to poisoning and authoritative coverage of canine disorders and diseases.

What’s Up With My Cat

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

In association with the RSPCA

This guide provides instant answers to your cat’s symptoms, through easy-to-follow diagnostic charts and reassuring practical advice covering both heathcare and first aid emergencies.

What’s Up With My Dog

In association with the RSPCA

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

Provides instant answers to your dog’s symptoms, through easy-to-follow diagnositc charts and reassuring practical advice, combining both healthcare and first aid emergencies.

Catalog

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

This photographic reference contains over 280 pedigree cat portraits, each accompanied by key facts about the breed, including its place of origin, physical features, temperament, grooming requirements and breed colours. It should be suitable for every would-be purchaser of a pedigree cat.

Dogalog

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

Contains over 1000 pedigree dog portraits, each accompanied by key facts about the breed, including its place of origin, physical features, temperament, grooming requirements and breed colours. A compact guide for every would-be purchaser of a pedigree dog.

New Complete Dog Training Manual

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2001

A comprehensive RSPCA-approved programme that covers all aspects of dog training – from house-training a puppy through to introducing your dog to advanced training routines. 26 new training techniques are explained by means of photographic step-by-step sequences including a new chapter focusing on more advanced training techniques.

The Encyclopedia of the Dog

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2007

With detailed descriptions of more than 400 breeds and varieties of dog from around the world, an entertaining look at canines throughout history, and invaluable practical advice, this guide is a comprehensive exploration of the dog world. Specially-commissioned, full-colour photographs bring to life the variety of the canine community. In these pages, you will find not only familiar breeds such as the Labrador Retriever and Yorkshire Terrier, but also rarities such as the Corded Poodle and the Prazsky Krysavik (the world’s smallest dog), as well as new breeds like the Labradoodle and the Cockerpoo. Each portrait is accompanied by an authoritative “biography” of the breed, including its place of origin, historical development, main physical features, and temperament. From how dogs evolved from wolves, through the story of their domestication by early humans, to their roles today as comforting friends, workers, and companions in sports, Bruce Fogle illuminates why dogs have achieved their place of honour in the human community. He traces the special position of canines in human history, as well as presenting essential practical information on selecting and caring for a dog. His thorough discussions of canine anatomy (enhanced with diagrams and photographs), behaviour, and psychology offer insights into dog’s learning patterns, their “self-images”, and their varied styles of communication.

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Portraits of Over 70 Pedigrees

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2000

Intended for a would-be purchaser of a pedigree cat, this is a pocket-sized photographic guide to the feline world written by an authority on cat behaviour and veterinary care. It provides over 280 pedigree cat portraits which are accompanied by key facts about the breed, including its place of origin, physical features, temperament, grooming requirements and breed colours. – This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Dogs

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2000

The most comprehensive, illustrated guide to canine breeds, featuring full-color profiles that bring the canine community to life. Whether you’re thinking about acquiring a purebred dog or cat, already own one, or if you’re just fascinated by these animals in all their amazing variety, Dogs is the ultimate in-depth reference guide to these pedigree pets. Compiled and written by practicing vet Dr. Bruce Fogle, the world’s best-selling author on pet care, behavior and training, this pocket-sized guide includes full profiles of dog breeds. Each profile features fabulous full-color photos of breed examples accompanied by full information about the breed, including all the key facts potential owners show know, from place of origin and physical features to temperament and trainability.

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Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

Essential references for dog owners-now in paperback. A complete illustrated guide to the history, temperament, and physical characteristics of each breed, this handy paperback series includes full profiles on cocker spaniels, dachshunds, German shepherds, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and poodles. Each volume also has expert advice on every aspect of dog care, including day-to-day well-being, behavior issues, training, grooming, health, and exercise.

Cocker Spaniel

Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

Essential references for dog owners-now in paperback. A complete illustrated guide to the history, temperament, and physical characteristics of each breed, this handy paperback series includes full profiles on cocker spaniels, dachshunds, German shepherds, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and poodles. Each volume also has expert advice on every aspect of dog care, including day-to-day well-being, behavior issues, training, grooming, health, and exercise.

Golden Retriever

Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

Essential references for dog owners -now in paperback. A complete illustrated guide to the history, temperament, and physical characteristics of each breed, this handy paperback series includes full profiles on cocker spaniels, dachshunds, German shepherds, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and poodles. Each volume also has expert advice on every aspect of dog care, including day-to-day well-being, behavior issues, training, grooming, health, and exercise.

Dachshund

Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

Essential references for dog owners-now in paperback. A complete illustrated guide to the history, temperament, and physical characteristics of each breed, this handy paperback series includes full profiles on cocker spaniels, dachshunds, German shepherds, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and poodles. Each volume also has expert advice on every aspect of dog care, including day-to-day well-being, behavior issues, training, grooming, health, and exercise.

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Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

A complete illustrated guide to the history, temperament, and physical characteristics of each breed, this handy paperback series includes full profiles on cocker spaniels, dachshunds, German shepherds, golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers, and poodles. Each volume also has expert advice on every aspect of dog care, including day-to-day well-being, behavior issues, training, grooming, health, and exercise.

Natural Dog Care

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

An holistic approach to dog care is explained in this book which is backed by sound principles and practices of veterinary training. It shows that dogs respond to the environment in which they are raised. It suggests that many behavioural and medical conditions that they suffer are attributable to an “unnatural” lifestyle and explains how dog owners can improve the lives of their pets by creating a more natural environment for them. Natural diets and optimal nutrition are discussed as well as the role of complimentary medicine, including acupuncture, homeopathy and therapeutic massage. Natural remedies are recommended for the treatment of a wide range of canine medical conditions.

Natural Cat Care

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1999

A holistic approach to cat care, is explained in this book, backed by sound principles and practices of veterinary training. It shows that cats respond to the environment in which they are raised and that their physical well-being is dependent on how they have been raised, fed and looked after.

Cat’s Christmas

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1998

Cat’s Christmas is the purrfect little gift for friends who are fanatical about felines. It offers 40 pages of suggestions for entertaining your kitty at Christmas. Decorate his litter tray with tiny pine trees, make her a wreath that’s packed with fish, or prepare a platter of “paw dips”. Written by Bruce Fogle, a practising veterinarian and author of The Encyclopedia of the Cat, and Malcolm Hillier, Cat’s Christmas is a beautifully illustrated book of fun.

The Encyclopedia of the Cat

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2008

Leading veterinarian Bruce Fogle puts his years of expertise in animal behavior to work in the Encyclopedia of the Cat, a thorough and engaging guide to the feline. A detailed history of the cat worldwide introduces readers to the fascinating facts behind the feline, while following chapters address the nuts and bolts of the cat (muscles and movement, heart and lungs, skeletal system) as well as feline behavior. The remainder of the book belongs to a discussion of cat breeds–Munchkin and Bombay to name a few–and a look at caring for the cat, including feeding and nutrition, signs of illness, and first aid. With over 1,300 full-color photographs sprinkled throughout, this encyclopedic look at our furry friends is a feast for any true feline fancier.

Training Your Dog (101 Essential Tips)

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1997

Breaks down dog training into 101 easy-to-grasp tips and gives quick answers to all your questions.

101 Essential Tips: Puppy Care

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1997

The step-by-step series that brings expert advice at an affordable price. Breaks down puppy care and training into 101 easy-to-grasp tips. Gives quick answers to all questions.

The Secret Life of Cat Owners

Published by Pelham Books, 1997

People and cats have been living together for thousands of years, and since cats are naturally inquisitive, it is only to be expected that they have a few questions about human behaviour they would like answered. The companion to “The Secret Life of Dog Owners”, this text examines the curious habits of a mysterious breed. Responding to feline questions about the health, habits and general quirks of their owners, the author uncovers surprising facts at the heart of the complex and historic relationship between humans and cats.

The Secret Life of Dog Owners

Published by Pelham Books, 1997

People and dogs having been living together for thousands of years, and since dogs are magnificent observers, it is only natural that they have a few questions about human behaviour they would like answered. A companion to “The Secret Life of Cat Owners”, this text looks at that most curious of breeds: the dog owner. The author responds to canine concerns about the health, habits and general quirks of this species, shedding light on one of the oldest and most complex relationships between man and beast.

Labrador Retriever

Dog Breed Handbooks

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1996

With more than 150 color photos, Labrador owners will find this handbook to be an invaluable assets. It is full of information about this particular breed, such as breed variations, characteristics, anatomy, and a behavior profile. readers learn about choosing the right puppy, caring for and training it, diet, grooming and showing.

First Aid for Dog Owners

Published by Pelham Books, 1995

Dogs are living longer than ever before due to routine inoculations which have brought infectious diseases under control, improved nutrition and more responsible ownership. Whilst most dog owners don’t question whether good veterinary attention is nearby, there are occasions when emergencies might occur which need immediate attention – from aggression, through choking and drowning, to poisoning, vomiting and premature whelping. This book aims to answer all the questions and worries in an easily accessible way.

First Aid for Cats

What to Do When Emergencies Happen

Published by Penguin Books, 1995

Discusses the basics of first aid for cats, identifies various types of emergencies and how to treat them, and discusses the importance of prevention and when to seek veterinary help.

Caring for Your Dog

101 Essential Tips

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1995

The “DK 101 Series” covers a range of subjects, from cats and dogs to microwaves and massage, and each book provides 101 tips. This title features caring for dogs.

ASPCA Complete Dog Training Manual

A Completely New, Kind Approach to Training the Family Dog

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1994

101 Questions Your Cat Would Ask Its Vet (If Your Cat Could Talk)

Published by Carroll & Graf, 1993

Complete Dog Care Manual

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 2002

This guide to caring for dogs covers all your dog’s day-to-day needs including feeding and exercise, recognizing and diagnosing illness, grooming, house-training and raising puppies. Explicit, close-up photographs and diagrams show readers exactly what to do in each situation. Tips on training, choosing the right dog, holidays, feeding, play and exercise and the responsibilities of dog ownership are all covered.

101 Questions Your Dog Would Ask Its Vet (If Your Dog Could Talk)

Published by Michael Joseph Ltd, 1993

Contains advice on questions purportedly asked by the author’s dog patients. Veterinarian Bruce Fogle acts as an “agony uncle”, adding humour with questions like: “Sometimes my nose is wet. At other other times it is dry. Does it matter?”.

Know Your Dog

An Owner’s Guide to Dog Behavior

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1992

The Cat’s Mind

Published by Pelham Books, 1991

Following “The Dog’s Mind”, vet Bruce Fogle has written a book taking account of recent research on the psychology of the cat.

Know Your Cat

An Owner’s Guide to Cat Behavior

Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1991

An experienced veterinarian explains how to read a cat’s body language to tell the difference between instinct and learned behavior, and how to understand feline moods.

People and Pets

Psychology of Sharing

Published by Boxtree, 1990

A book about the relationship between pets and their owners, and ways of making this relationship more fulfilling. Bruce Fogle is a practising vet, a journalist, and appears regularly on ITV’s “This Morning” programme, which is transmitted daily.

The Dog’s Mind

Published by Pelham Books, 1990

How do dogs perceive the world about them? How do they see, hear, learn and relate to their owners? How large are their brains, what is their emotional make-up? Why do they suffer from stress, anxiety and how can it be coped with? Incorporating the latest thinking and research on the psychology of the dog, this will be an essential text for all those professionals involved with dogs, and for the seriously interested dog owner.

Paws Across London

Published by Michael Joseph Ltd, 1988

Dividing his text into ten six-mile walk sections, Bruce Fogle sets out to explore, with or without dogs, a wide variety of London’s green spaces from Hampstead Heath to Ham House. Stories, veterinary advice, maps and information on times, distances and public transport are provided.

Games Pets Play

Or, How Not to Be Manipulated by Your Pet

Published by Michael Joseph Ltd, 1986

Pets and their People

Published by William Collins Sons, 1984

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