Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know: Prescriptions for Happy, Healthy Cats and Dogs

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Harper Collins, Jan 30, 2007 - Pets - 324 pages

For the more than 73 million dogs and 90 million cats in the United States, Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know is the "go to" book for their owners and caregivers in need of easy-to-understand, expert advice on helping pets of any age stay healthy and remain a loving family member for years to come.

One of the country's most respected and leading authorities on preventive health care for pets, Doc Halligan provides a commonsense, practical approach to keeping your pet happy, healthy, and out of the emergency room.

In a book that could only have been written by someone who has treated and cared for thousands of dogs and cats during her distinguished medical career, Doc Halligan puts her 20 years of veterinary medical and surgical experience at your fingertips, and gives you an easy-to-follow prescription for your pets' continued good health.

Inside you will find:

  • A sample script for getting the most out of
  • your vet visit
  • Simple instructions for weekly home exams
  • What to do in case of emergencies
  • The scoop on lowering your vet bills
  • The pros and cons of pet insurance

And many other preventive health care tips and words of wisdom from one loving pet owner to another.

 

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As the director of Veterinary Services for the Los Angeles Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Toward Animals, Halligan has seen pet owners at their best and worst and knows full well their most ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 2
31
Chapter 3
52
Chapter 4
70
Chapter 5
92
Chapter 7
124
Chapter 8
138
Chapter 9
157
Chapter 11
184
Chapter 12
210
Chapter 13
245
Chapter 14
280
Epilogue
299
Index
313
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About the author (2007)

Dr. Karen Halligan has appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Animal Planet and Animal Rescue 911 and is the Director of Veterinary Services at the spcaLA. She shares her life in Los Angeles with Kinky and Nathan, two very spoiled (and healthy) cats.

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