The Dog's Drugstore: A Dog Owner's Guide to Nonprescription Drugs and Their Safe Use in Veterinary Home-care

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St. Martin's Press, 2000 - Pets - 234 pages
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DESCRIPTION: *Do you know which over-the-counter drugs are safe and effective for use in dogs?*Which are useless or even dangerous? For the concerned dog owner, today's array of veterinary home-care options can be bewildering.Written by two experienced veterinarians, The Dog's Drugstore breaks through this confusion and skillfully guides owners to the best methods of care.*Comprehensive listings of conditions, their symptoms, and effective treatments *Clear and specific instructions for calculating correct medicine dosages for all sizes and breeds of dog *How to tell if your dog is in pain-and which pain medications work best *Tricks and tips to get your dog to take his medicine *How to treat wounds, sprains, and other injuries *The best non-prescription treatments for fleas, ticks, and worms *How to avoid accidental poisoning *Important information on herbal remedies for dogs *Keeping your dog's medical history *Organizations of interest to caring dog ownersFeaturing clear illustrations to help you identify common conditions and step-by-step instructions to guide you through each step of home treatment, this encyclopedic volume will fill a void in every dog-owner's bookshelf.With The Dog's Drugstore, learn when and how to treat your pooch's sniffles and sprains-and save your pet a trip to the vet.

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Which dog conditions can be safely treated with over-the-counter medication, and which can only be treated with prescription drugs? What is the proper method of administering medication to a dog? When ... Read full review

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