Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

The vintage bestseller—expanded and updated

The consultant puppy fanatics have trusted for greater than twenty-seven years, this instruction manual has been widely revised to incorporate the most recent info on every little thing from canines healthcare to nutrients to holistic remedies. Dog Owner's domestic Veterinary Handbook, Fourth version, is the definitive consultant for each puppy proprietor. It places important details at your fingertips, with:

  • An index of symptoms that can assist you locate info fast

  • Clearly written, step by step instructions for dealing with universal canines illnesses and problems

  • A bankruptcy on emergencies that explains what to do instantly for surprise, damaged bones, burns, dehydration, warmth stroke, poisoning, insect stings and bites, wounds, and more

  • Hundreds of images and drawings that illustrate what to appear for and what to do to supply the simplest deal with your dog

  • A thesaurus of terms

With this advisor, you are going to understand while to hurry your puppy to the vet and in the event you can commence remedy at domestic. you are going to speak extra successfully along with your vet. you will have the newest details on each point of your dog's treatment if you happen to desire it. this can be the hands-on reference you are going to belief back and again.

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