Dog Owner's Home Veterinary HandbookBook - 2007
Presents a comprehensive guide to dog diseases and medical conditions, organized into such categories as emergencies, infectious diseases, the eyes, pregnancy, pediatrics, and medications.
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 (booknews.com)
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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.