A complete A-to-Z guide, from canine care and personality traits to breed characteristics and training
Amy D. Shojai
*Hundreds of canine topics from adoption and allergies to weaning and whipworms
*Boxed charts featuring 174 canine conditions, options for treatment, and advice on prevention
*A symptoms/conditions table that helps you identify what ailment might be bothering your dog
*Detailed descriptions of 140 breeds--history, appearance, disposition, special needs, and health concerns
*A beautiful full-color photo gallery of breeds
*A helpful list of poisonous plants and substances with emergency treatments
*Contact information of animal welfare and rescue organizations, pet services, veterinary resources and research foundations.
*and much more!
From the back cover:
"Amy Shojai leaves no stone unturned in this comprehensive reference guide to dog care. The book will be especially valuable to newcomers to the world of dogs, but anyone who owns a dog will benefit from the advice in this well-organized, easy-to-read resource."
Donna L. Marcel, Editor, Dog World Magazine
"Extremely well written and thorough...A wealth of useful information and extremely helpful advice regarding your dog's physical and mental well-being."
Ian Dunbar, Ph.D., MRCVS, founder, Association of Pet Dog Trainers