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Blessing of the Animals A Guide to Prayers and Ceremonies Celebrating Pets and Other Creatures

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ISBN-10: 1402729677

ISBN-13: 9781402729676

Edition: 2007

Authors: Diana L. Guerrero

List price: $14.95
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This compendium of stories, prayers, ceremonies, and engaging tidbits is a blessing not only for the animals of the world, but for all animal lovers, too. It welcomes all creeds, all breeds, and covers everything from amusing contemporary phenomena-- with such chapters as " Rites of Paw-sage: Muzzle Tov, " about " bark" and other mitzvahs-- to more serious issues of pet illness, loss, and burial. There are blessings for the furry, feathered, scaled, and finned; prayers for a new pet; fascinating background on the historical roots of critter celebrations (plus information on where to find some of the most popular ones today); tales of muttrimony and other pet nuptials; and advice on hosting…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484

Diana L. Guerrero has worked around the world with all varieties of wild and domestic creatures. She consults and lectures on animal behavior, unusual animal careers, and related topics. Since 1978 she has worked with the zoological community, with humane organizations, and in the pet industry. Guerrero publishes Ark Animals, an Internet magazine dedicated to wild and domestic animal behavior. Her writing has appeared in publications as varied as the Journal of the American Association of Zoo Keepers, Awareness Magazine , and Golden Lotus . She is author of What Animals Can Teach Us about Spirituality: Inspiring Lessons from Wild and Tame Creatures (SkyLight Paths).The author invites you to…