Caring for Your Dog

Caring for Your Dog

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A fully-illustrated home reference to every aspect of canine health. The expert, yet accessible advice is practical in nature, giving information on how to look after your dog, from raising a puppy to old age. All medical information has been authenticated by a team of veterinary specialists, with user-friendly diagnostic charts, anatomical diagrams and feature boxes to enable you to interpret symptoms quickly. There are essential first-aid techniques for all emergencies, from burns to poisoning and authoritative coverage of canine disorders and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 190 x 234 x 38mm | 1,460.58g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 400 illustrations, charts, index, glossary
  • 0751338605
  • 9780751338607

Author information

Dr. Bruce Fogle is the world's best-selling practising vet. He has numerous DK books to his credit including 'natural Dog care' and the 'RSPCA Complete Dog Training Manual' and has gained international acclaim for his expertise in animal behaviour. He is also the father of Ben Fogle, the star of the BBC programme Castaway. Bruce now looks after his son's dog Inca who captured the public's heart during his time on the Scottish island of more

Table of contents

Your family dog: selecting a dog; a successful partnership; responsible breeding. Diseases and disorders: the healthy dog; natural defences; balanced nutrition; diagnosing illness; medical intervention; immune system; tumours; infectious diseases; external parasites; internal parasites; skin and hair; eyes and vision; ears and hearing; respiratory system; cardiovascular system; mouth and teeth; oesophagus and stomach; intestines; pancreas and liver; urinary tract; reproductive system; hormonal system; brain; nervous system; bones, joints and muscles; geriatric health. First aid emergencies: general emergencies; specific emergencies. Appendix: more