Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook

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Howell Book House, Jan 1, 1980 - Dogs - 364 pages
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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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this is a must have book for anybody who owns a dog. Easy to use and provides great information. I was able to diagnose my own dog with this book and when I took her to the vet he spent less time ... Read full review


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About the author (1980)

Debra M. Eldredge, DVM, has won writing awards from both the Dog Writers Association of America and the Cat Writers' Association. Dr. Eldredge has practiced for more than twenty-five years at a small animal clinic. She has written articles for "Catnip," "Cats USA," and "Cat Fancy,"

Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, runs Carlson Pet Hospital, which was started by her late father, Delbert G. Carlson. She contributed extensively to the previous edition of this reference.

The late James M. Giffin, MD, coauthored all previous editions of this guide.

JAMES M. GIFFIN, M.D. received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1961. He is the co-author of the "Complete Great Pyrenees, The Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook," and "The Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook"--published by Howell Book House. Dr. Giffin's interest in horses began with his daughter's Kate's first horse, and continued through 4-H and the various horse shows in western United States. While practicing surgery in Colorado, he was called to active military duty in Operation Desert Storm, subsequently retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He now devotes his time to writing.

TOM GORE, D.V.M. is a veterinarian with over twenty-five years experience in caring for horses. He grew up on a cattle ranch and counts among his earliest recollections the names of the horses he rode on seasonal roundups. Dr. Gore received his medical degree from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1973. He returned to his hometown and established a private practice in veterinary medicine. He and his family, with their dogs and horses, now make their home in Osmond, Nebraska.

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