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Author Pinney, Chris C.

Title The complete home veterinary guide / Chris C. Pinney.

Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill, [2004]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  636.089 PIN    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  636.089 PIN    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  636.089 PIN    AVAILABLE
 Peotone PL Adult Non Fiction - PEBB-2  636.089 PIN    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Minooka Adult Non Fiction - TMBB-2  636.089 PIN    AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 819 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes indexes.
Contents PART I: DOGS AND CATS: Choosing the right pet for you -- Training essentials -- Traveling with your dog or cat -- Preventive health care -- Elective surgeries in dogs and cats -- Infectious diseases -- Parasitic disease -- The immune system -- The cardiovascular and hemolymphatic systems -- The respiratory system -- The digestive system -- The urinary system -- The reproductive system -- The eyes and ears -- The musculoskeletal system -- The nervous system -- The endocrine system -- PART II: BIRDS: Choosing the right bird for you -- Avian anatomy and physiology -- Preventive health care -- Avian diseases and disorders -- General treatment of sick birds -- PART III: EXOTIC PETS: Rabbits -- Guinea pigs -- Hamsters and gerbils -- Mice and rats -- Chinchillas -- Prairie dogs -- Hedgehogs -- Sugar gliders -- Ferrets -- Miniature pot-bellied pigs -- Reptiles -- Amphibians -- Invertebrates -- Tropical fish -- PART IV: OTHER INTERESTING PET TOPICS: First aid for dogs and cats -- Caring for injured and orphaned wildlife -- Geriatrics: caring for your older pet -- Increasing your pet's longevity -- Reducing stress and promoting metal wellness in dogs and cats -- Cancer in companion animals -- Zoonotic diseases -- An introduction to holistic pet care -- Ten super strategies for reducing the cost of pet ownership -- APPENDIX A: Clinical signs and complaints in dogs and cats -- APPENDIX B: Medication for dogs and cats.
Subject Pets -- Diseases.
Pets -- Health.
Veterinary medicine.
ISBN 0071351868 paperback
0071412727 paperback

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