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Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2017 Edition.
PET000000 PETS / General
PETS / Amphibians see Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums
PETS / Aquarium see Fish & Aquariums
PET002000 PETS / Birds
PET003000 PETS / Cats / General
PET003010 PETS / Cats / Breeds
PETS / Cooking for Pets see COOKING / Pet Food
PET004000 PETS / Dogs / General
PET004010 PETS / Dogs / Breeds
PET004020 PETS / Dogs / Training
PET010000 PETS / Essays & Narratives
PET005000 PETS / Fish & Aquariums
PET012000 PETS / Food & Nutrition
PET006000 PETS / Horses
PET013000 PETS / Insects & Spiders
PET011000 PETS / Rabbits, Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
PET008000 PETS / Reference
PET009000 PETS / Reptiles, Amphibians & Terrariums
PETS / Travel see TRAVEL / Special Interest / Pets
If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE
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