The Complete Care of Baby Animals: Expert Advice on Raising Orphaned, Adopted, or Newly Bought Kittens, Puppies, Foals, Lambs, Chicks, and More

The Complete Care of Baby Animals: Expert Advice on Raising Orphaned, Adopted, or Newly Bought Kittens, Puppies, Foals, Lambs, Chicks, and More

by C. E. Spaulding, Jackie Clay

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Overview

Whether you have a hobby farm or just love animals, this authoritative handbook is the go-to source to help you provide proper care for motherless animals—cats dogs, birds, and much more.

Here you will find formulas and feeding schedules for dozens of baby animals, common diseases and how to treat them, a guide to first aid, directions for safety in dealing with wild baby animals, advice on releasing animals back into the wild, and amusing and inspiring personal experiences from the authors. Chapters include:
  • Foals
  • Calves
  • Piglets
  • Pups
  • Kittens
  • Fawns
  • Fox, Wolf, and Coyote Pups
  • Raptors
  • Songbirds
  • And more!

Let Dr. C.E. Spaulding and trained veterinary field technician Jackie Clay coach you and your new four-legged (or winged) friend through any injury or illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616082888
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 06/21/2011
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 835,685
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

C.E. Spaulding, D.V.M., studied veterinary medicine at Michigan State University and practiced veterinary medicine for over thirty years. In addition to practicing veterinary medicine, he owned his own farm animals including horses, goats, poultry, pigs and cattle.

Jackie Clay is a trained veterinary field technician with over twenty years experience. She she is also a prolific writer, having written four books and hundreds of magazine articles. She is a regular writer for Backwoods Home Magazine, writing on animal care, gardening, canning and other topics of rural, self reliant living interest. She lives on a remote homestead in Northern Minnesota with her family and lots of animals.

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