Resources and Links
Animal Communication Books

Conversations with Animals by Lydia Hiby

You can Talk to your Animals  by Janine Adams
Learning Their Language by Marta Williams
                This book is set up with lessons to help people learn the language  
                of the animals.

Holistic  Care

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association  -
American Veterinary Chiropractic Association -
      AVCA directory of vets (DVM) & chiropractors (DC)                    
Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy -

Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association -

Veterinary Acupuncture  -  There are two organizations.  Vets in the US often
                                         belong to one or both...
                International Veterinary Acupuncture Society -
                American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture -

Whole Dog Journal - monthly publication with NO advertising
                      Includes articles on health, nutrition, training, and more.

Bernese Mountain Dogs

Bernese Mt. Dog Club of America -
   For clubs in your area click on Regional Clubs on the list at the left side of
        the page.  This site holds a lot of information - be sure to explore !


AKC - American Kennel Club -

CKC - Canadian Kennel Club -

Dog Show Information -

Draft Work

Bernese Mt. Dog Club of America -Draft  - then click on Draft
     The BMDCA Draft Test regs are here as well as a calendar of BMDCA
                Draft Tests.
      Many BMDCA tests are open to all breeds.  Check with the hosting club.

  A Yahoo e-list for anyone interesting in drafting or carting work with their

Many Breed clubs have draft events:
        Bernese Mt. Dogs        
        Greater Swiss Mt. Dogs
        Giant Schnauzers

Helpful Web Sites - (I do not endorse these companies, but the         
                                                 information on these web sites is good.)

Flowers and Plants that are Poisonous to pets

Pet-Proofing - Keeping Your Home & Yard Safe For Dogs or Cats