Physical Description:xxvi, 558 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Publisher:New York :Howell Book House,c2000.
Carlson's name appears first on the earlier edition.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-538).
Formatted Contents Note:
Index of signs and symptoms -- Finding it quick -- List of charts and tables -- Introduction -- Emergencies -- Intestinal parasites -- Infectious diseases -- Skin and coat -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose -- Mouth and throat -- Digestive system -- Respiratory system -- Circulatory system -- Nervous system -- Musculoskeletal system -- Urinary system -- Sex and reproduction -- Pregnancy and whelping -- Pediatrics -- Tumors and cancers -- Geriatrics -- Drugs and medications -- Appendix A: Normal physiological data -- Appendix B: Comparative age of dogs to humans -- Appendix C: Organizations and addresses -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- The authors -- General index.
For this 3rd Edition, Drs. Giffin and Carlson have started from scratch, with all new and updated material, including new photos and drawings. This is the most comprehensive, easy-to-use, up-to-date dog care book available anywhere. This all-new edition of the popular classic contains important changes and new information about: Flea prevention, vaccine protocols, cancer treatments, genetics and the role it plays in disease, diseases of the pancreas and liver, canine dental care, health problems of older dogs, treatment of arthritis, diagnostic tools and procedures, puppy socialization and training.