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