Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a comprehensive guide to dog diseases and medical conditions, organized into such categories as emergencies, infectious diseases, the eyes, pregnancy, pediatrics, and medications.

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Noted practitioner and veterinary author Eldredge and her co-writers have expanded this well-received guide for owners and kennel keepers to include new treatments for cancer and kidney disease, new thinking on raw diets, and new information on canine influenza, drugs, surgical procedures, vaccines, preventatives for insect and heartworm infestation, supplements, arthritis treatment, the canine sense, aging, behavior, and alternative canine medicine. They include extensive information on mating and whelping, emergencies, body systems and pediatrics, a very handy index to signs and symptoms on the flyleaf, clinical photographs, and methods of adapting to disabled or geriatric dogs. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
The classic bestseller—expanded and updated

The guide dog lovers have relied on for more than twenty-seven years, this handbook has been extensively revised to include the latest information on everything from canine healthcare to nutrition to holistic treatments. Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Fourth Edition, is the definitive guide for every dog owner. It puts vital information at your fingertips, with:

  • An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fast

  • Clearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common canine ailments and problems

  • A chapter on emergencies that explains what to do immediately for shock, broken bones, burns, dehydration, heat stroke, poisoning, insect stings and bites, wounds, and more

  • Hundreds of photos and drawings that illustrate what to look for and what to do to provide the best care for your dog

  • A glossary of terms

With this guide, you'll know when to rush your pet to the vet and when you can begin treatment at home. You'll communicate more effectively with your vet. You'll have the latest information on every aspect of your dog's medical care when you need it. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2007
Edition: 4th edition fully revised and updated
Description: xxviii, 628 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780470067857
Branch Call Number: 636.7089 Dog


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Jan 13, 2015

A must for any dog owner/lover.

Sep 22, 2011

A really great addition the a dog owners library. A good reference book, but I thought some of the descriptions could have been a bit more detailed.

Jan 11, 2011

Found this book very helpful and a book that I should have on my shelf for constant reference. If you have a dog this book is a must read.

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