Dog's Drugstore: A Dog Owner's Guide to Nonprescription Drugs and Their Safe Use in Veterinary Home-Care

Dog's Drugstore: A Dog Owner's Guide to Nonprescription Drugs and Their Safe Use in Veterinary Home-Care

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Overview

Dog's Drugstore: A Dog Owner's Guide to Nonprescription Drugs and Their Safe Use in Veterinary Home-Care by Richard W. Redding, Myrna Papurt

For the concerned dog owner, today's array of veterinary home-care options can be bewildering. Written by two experienced veterinarians, The Dog's Drugstore breaks through this confusion and skillfully guides owners to the best methods of care.

*Comprehensive listings of conditions, their symptoms, and effective treatments

*Clear and specific instructions for calculating correct medicine dosages for all sizes and breeds of dog

*How to tell if your dog is in pain-and which pain medications work best

*Tricks and tips to get your dog to take his medicine

*How to treat wounds, sprains, and other injuries

*The best non-prescription treatments for fleas, ticks, and worms

*How to avoid accidental poisoning

*Important information on herbal remedies for dogs

*Keeping your dog's medical history

*Organizations of interest to caring dog owners

Featuring clear illustrations to help you identify common conditions and step-by-step instructions to guide you through each step of home treatment, this encyclopedic volume will fill a void in every dog-owner's bookshelf. With The Dog's Drugstore, learn when and how to treat your pooch's sniffles and sprains-and save your pet a trip to the vet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312978891
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 08/28/2001
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 4.32(w) x 6.66(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Richard W. Redding, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Small Animal Surgery and Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Alabama. He has also taught Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis and the University of Georgia, Athens and was a Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He is a noted researcher and author. He lives in Auburn, Alabama.

Myrna L. Papurt, D.V.M. has practiced veterinary medicine for more than 30 years and is the author of three previous books on caring for dogs and cats. In her leisure time, she has trained and competed with several breeds of dogs in AKC shows and liscensed field trials. She lives on a farm in Huntsburg, Ohio with her many animals.

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