Mini Encyclopedia of Dog Health

Mini Encyclopedia of Dog Health

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Keeping a dog in good health from its puppy stage to old age is every owner's responsibility. This profusely illustrated book gives dog owners the information, advice and guidance they need to deal with everything from minor canine complaints to life-threatening problems. It begins with a detailed section on dog anatomy, illustrating a dog's muscles and skin, digestive and urinary systems, blood and respiratory systems, nervous system, and reproductive system. The sections that follow cover:

Keeping Your Dog Healthy: Feeding, exercise, grooming, breeding and puppy care, and geriatric care Guide to Health Problems: Visual checklist of symptoms, skeleton and muscles, skin wounds, digestive disorders, liver and urinary problems, heart and circulation, respiratory conditions, senses and nervous system, and reproductive problems First Aid and Essential Techniques: Maintaining a first aid kit, emergency scenarios and how to cope with them, bandaging techniques, and nursing a sick dog

Here in a single volume is comprehensive, up-to-date advice that applies to all dog breeds. The book is illustrated with approximately 400 color photos, diagrams, and other graphics.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2011
ISBN: 9780764145506
Branch Call Number: 636.7 BAX 2011
Characteristics: 208 p. : col. ill., col. maps
Additional Contributors: Pinney, Chris C.
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia of dog health


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