Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

by Debra M. Eldredge Author

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.


Additional Details

Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
3rd - 12th
Howell Book House


  • 1 Emergencies p.1
  • 2 Gastrointestinal Parasites p.51
  • 3 Infectious Diseases p.65
  • 4 The Skin and Coat p.101
  • 5 The Eyes p.169
  • 6 The Ears p.205
  • 7 The Nose p.221
  • 8 The Mouth and Throat p.231
  • 9 The Digestive System p.255
  • 10 The Respiratory System p.311
  • 11 The Circulatory System p.329
  • 12 The Nervous System p.355
  • 13 The Musculoskeletal System p.383
  • 14 The Urinary System p.411
  • 15 Sex and Reproduction p.427
  • 16 Pregnancy and Whelping p.467
  • 17 Pediatrics p.489
  • 18 Tumors and Cancers p.525
  • 19 Geriatrics p.545
  • 20 Medications p.559
  • 21 Glossary p.585

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