Pets & Pet Care, The Encyclopedia of

Pets & Pet Care, The Encyclopedia of : The essential family reference guide to pet breeds and pet care

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Choosing and caring for dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, fish, with 1200 photographs. Whether you are a first-time pet owner or you are looking after an existing menagerie, this book provides all the practical advice you will need for keeping your domestic pets happy and in full health. An essential reference guide, this comprehensive volume allows families to choose pets confidently to suit their lifestyle, time constraints and living conditions, and to offer them the most comfortable and caring home. Step-by-step sequences show techniques such as grooming, feeding, training and exercising. The book gives detailed information about a wide range of small animals, from cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, rats and mice to birds, reptiles, invertebrates and fish. Illustrated throughout with 1200 photographs, this expertly written manual from a team of the world's best-known animal writers provides all the information you need to buy and care for your pet with complete confidence.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 168 x 220 x 33.02mm | 1,270.06g
  • Hermes House
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1200 colour photographs
  • 1844779335
  • 9781844779338
  • 891,975

About David Alderton

David Alderton is an internationally best-selling authority on pets and their care. His books have currently sold millions of copies worldwide. Alan Edwards was a judge for 23 years with the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy in the United Kingdom, and was been a frequent International Judge in Europe. Dr Peter Larkin qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College, London, and was a contributing author to Encyclopedia of the Dog. Mike Stockman, MRCVS., qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1949 and was actively involved with dogs all his life.
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