Jack Hanna's Ultimate Guide to Pets

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1997 - Pets - 256 pages
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Acquiring a pet can be one of the biggest decisions a family can make. Now Jack Hanna has written a guide devoted solely to picking the pet that is best suited to your own personal preferences and lifestyle. From dogs and cats to potbellied pigs and amphibians, Jack Hanna presents profiles of each breed of animal -- along with the pros and cons of raising them. Through his helpful tips and insightful series of questions, you can decide which pet is right for you. Jack Hanna provides information on: - Compatible -- and incompatible -- household pets - Different breeds and their special needs - How to select the pick of the litter - Choosing a good veterinarian - Grooming, health, and nutritional needs.

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To help readers choose the right pet, Hanna, director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and an animal expert who often appears on Good Morning America, discusses a wide variety of pets, from the common ... Read full review

Contents

Pet Myths and Mythstakes
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Part Two PICKING THE PERFECT
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When Visitors Dont Like Your
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Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Jack Hanna is a popular television host, Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, and a frequent guest on "Good Morning America" and "Larry King Live." Hanna's books include What Zoo Keepers Do, Jack Hanna's Ultimate Guide to Pets, and Monkeys on the Interstate.

Hester Mundis, a TV comedy writer, performer, and former booHester Mundis, a TV comedy writer, performer, and former book editor, is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonk editor, is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including "Heart Songs for Animal Lovers; 101 Ways fiction, including "Heart Songs for Animal Lovers; 101 Ways to Avoid Reincarnation, or Getting It Right the First Time;"to Avoid Reincarnation, or Getting It Right the First Time;" and the autobiographical "No, He's Not a Monkey, He's an Ap and the autobiographical "No, He's Not a Monkey, He's an Ape and He's My Son." (Her personal ark has also embraced dogse and He's My Son." (Her personal ark has also embraced dogs, cats, iguanas, fish, birds, a goat, and a guinea pig.) She, cats, iguanas, fish, birds, a goat, and a guinea pig.) She is the mother of two sons, Shep and Jesse, and lives in the is the mother of two sons, Shep and Jesse, and lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband, Ron VanWarmer. They current Hudson Valley with her husband, Ron VanWarmer. They currently share their home with a large, long dog and a nosy, noisyly share their home with a large, long dog and a nosy, noisy cockatiel. cockatiel.

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