Amy D. Shojai
A first-aid book describing step-by-step care techniques to save your pet's life
Advice from more than 80 of America's top veterinarians that address conditions from abscesses to jellyfish stings, gunshot wounds to snakebites.
*The only first-aid book for pets that tells you what to do now, and what to do later
*Over 150 everyday accidents and emergencies
*At-a-glance symptom finder
*how to prevent accidents
*Illustrated, clinically proven techniques
*Chart of safe over-the-counter human medicines you can use for your pet
From the foreword:
"THE FIRST-AID COMPANION FOR DOGS AND CATS is a comprehensive and easy-to-follow resource to guide you to quick and decisive action when your pet needs it most. In this book, you will find simple remedies for common injuries and ailments, and you will also find advanced methods of dealing with life-threatening problems. Most important, THE FIRST-AID COMPANION FOR DOGS AND CATS will help you distinguish minor problems from major crises and assist you in deciding when to involve your veterinarian. The information has been thoroughly researched and contains up-to-the-minute instructions. The numerous illustrations will help guide you as you follow the directions for your pet's first-aid procedures....I think that, for caring pet owners, THE FIRST-AID COMPANION FOR DOGS AND CATS is indispensable."
Shane Bateman, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, professor of emergency and critical care medicine, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.