Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Fully Revised and Updated by Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, Delbert G. Carlson, DVM, Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, James M. Giffin, MD & Beth Adelman

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This excellent reference book is easy to read, cheap and effective for use by pet owners everywhere.
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The classic bestseller--expanded and updated

For years, many veterinary treatments for cats were based on research conducted with dogs because it was wrongly assumed that cats were very similar. Recently, there have been giant strides in feline veterinary research. This classic reference is fully updated and revised to reflect these advances and gives you the most up-to-date guidance on cat health and cat care. It includes:An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fastClearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common feline ailments and problemsHundreds of photos, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to look for and how to provide the best care for your catsAll new anatomical drawings and diagramsNew information on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, raw diets, arthritis medications, dental disease, and moreInformation on supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic treatments that have proven beneficialInteresting findings on cat behavior

Whether you have a kitten or a senior cat, this resource helps you quickly identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with your veterinarian. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.

 

About Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, Delbert G. Carlson, DVM, Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, James M. Giffin, MD & Beth Adelman

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Delbert G. Carlson, D. V. M. Dr. Carlson, a medical and surgical practitioner in Springfield, Missouri, received his degree from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 1955. Dr. and Mrs. Carlson have raised five children and have always owned cats and dogs. Dr. Carlson is past president of the Greene County Humane Society and is currently in veterinary practice with his daughter, Lisa D.Carlson, D. V. M., who has contributed greatly to this book.James M. Giffin, M. D. Dr. Giffin, a surgeon in Colorado, served as Chief of Surgery at the 45th Surgical Hospital in Vietnam and was activated to serve in Operation Desert Storm. He has been active in showing dogs, and has always enjoyed the companionship of cats. He also enjoys hiking and other outdoor sports. He is the co-author of the Complete Great Pyrenees, Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook and Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook, all available from Howell Book House.
 
Published March 10, 2008 by Howell Book House. 656 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction
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This excellent reference book is easy to read, cheap and effective for use by pet owners everywhere.

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