Dog owner's home veterinary handbook

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 4, 1999 - Medical - 558 pages
"The best book of its kind in print! A Masterpiece in the field of dog care.... Mercifully clear and readable. If you own a dog and love it, you must keep a copy on your handy reference shelf!" —Mordecai Siegal, President of the Dog Writers Association of America and author of over 20 books on dogs and other animals.

"Will more than pay for itself! Compared with similar books, this is the most beneficial ever published! All-encompassing and so inviting to use…Accurate, reliable, up-to-the-minute, intelligent and explicit.... This book will more than pay for itself with the very first dog health problem you may encounter and solve yourself. And I'll sign my name to that!" —Alfons Ertelt, Chief Tester, American Temperament Test Society

"A Must for any dog owner!" —The American Field

"Useful for any dog owner, indispensable for kennel owners…. Offers comprehensive, up-to-date, well-organized information on every phase of health care for dogs." —Publisher's Weekly

"Buy It! You can't afford to be without this one!...I must have ten books on home veterinary care now—Forget Them! This one is complete, well and simply written, profusely illustrated, and wonder of wonders, it's well-indexed—in three ways, yet!" —Ilio
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User Review  - Janice M. M. -

EVERY DOG OWNER SHOULD OWN THIS BOOK. It will help you decide if you need to see a vet right away, or if your just worrying about something that is not so serious. I keep it close at hand to refer to when ever I'm worried about any of my fur babies. Read full review

A MUST HAVE Book for Pet Owners

User Review  - angelrose7044 -

Book is extremely informative! This is truly a Book of Knowlege for all pet owners and lovers!! I learned some important things from just glancing through it!! A terrific book to have & keep around the house! Read full review


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About the author (1999)

James M. Giffin, M.D., has had life-long experience with dogs, cats and horses. He graduated from Amherst College and received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. In 1969 he established a Great Pyrenees kennel and became active in breeding, showing and judging. He finished several champions, campaigned a Best-in-Show winner, and served on the Board of Directors of the Great Pyrenees Club of America. He is co-author of the award-winning books The Complete Great Pyrenees, Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook, Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook and Veterinary Guide to Horse Breeding (all from Howell Book House). Liisa D. Carlson, D.V.M., received her veterinary medical degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and was a member of the Veterinary Honor Society Phi Zeta. In 1988, Dr. Carlson returned to Springfield to join her father, Dr. Delbert Carlson, at the Carlson Pet Hospital. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Southwestern Veterinary Medical Association, and a founding member of the Emergency Clinics of Southwest Missouri. Dr. Carlson contributed extensively to the Second Edition of the Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook.

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