Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook by Debra M. Eldredge DVM

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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.


About Debra M. Eldredge DVM

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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 May 27, 2010 by Howell Book House. 656 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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