The Donkey Companion: Selecting, Training, Breeding, Enjoying & Caring for Donkeys

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Storey Pub., 2008 - Nature - 343 pages
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In The Donkey Companion, Sue Weaver provides everything a donkey owner needs to know. She offers detailed information about different breeds and types of donkeys; explains how to find and select the right animal; addresses daily care and health requirements; and guides readers through the nuances of training, riding, driving, and breeding. The book is enhanced with fun facts, training tips, quotes, photographs, illustrations, and information on additional resources. From foaling to first aid, from grooming to professional showing, this extensive guide has everything a donkey owner needs to get the most out of this gentle, hardworking animal.

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Even if you're not interested in breeding or raising donkeys, this book has many fascinating stories and facts. And of course the pictures are adorable. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Sue Weaver is Storey's expert on keeping livestock as productive backyard pets. Her previous titles include The Backyard Goat, The Backyard Cow, The Donkey Companion, and Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock. She and her husband run a farmette in the southern Ozarks in Arkansas.

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