UC Davis Book of Dogs

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Mordecai Siegal, Jeffrey E. Barlough
HarperCollins, Oct 25, 1995 - Nature - 538 pages
The UC Davis Book of Dogs is destined to become a dog owner's second best friend, combining the latest developments in veterinary medicine with a solid tradition of canine health care. Dog owners, breeders, exhibitors, judges, groomers, kennel operators and veterinarians will find this complete medical reference invaluable. In-depth information about all aspects of canine health - from the selection of a dog to emergency and home-medical attention - is contained in this single volume. Dog lovers everywhere will rely on this book to ensure the well-being of their dog - whether a purebred show dog or the family pet. The book includes guidelines for choosing the right dog, with descriptions and drawings of the many breed types; expert information about inappropriate behavior; and full explanations of the many disorders and diseases that can affect dogs. An extensive glossary is also included, defining complicated medical terms clearly and concisely. While it will never replace a trained veterinarian, the UC Davis Book of Dogs can help anyone who lives and works with dogs to become better-informed medical consumers and caregivers.

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About the author (1995)

Mordecai Siegal is the author of more than thirty pet books, including the best-selling Cornell Book of Cats, the UC Davis Book of Dogs, and the UC Davis Book of Horses. He has written monthly pet columns for House Beautiful, Good Housekeeping, and the CFA Almanac. Mr. Siegal has had a caller-interview radio show, Vets and Pets, on WNYC. He is a founding member of the Cat Writers' Association and president emeritus of the Dog Writers' Association of America. Mr. Siegal resides in New York City.

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