Written by pet-lovers for pet-lovers, this engaging book tells you how to care for, clean, train, and entertain all sorts of animals, from canine to reptile. The Total Care Guide For All the Pets in Your Life features the same kind of practical advice, first-person stories from the experts, and amazing anecdotes from pet owners as the new public television series, featuring Gary Burghoff (Radar O'Reilly of M*A*S*H). The content is comprehensive, directed to pet owners who have (or are fascinated by) more than one animal. The information is authoritative, drawing on the wisdom of the nation's top veterinarians, trainers, and behaviorists. Fascinating sidebars include pet owners' personal stories and intriguing anecdotes from veterinarians. Dogs, cats, ferrets, snakes, birds, hamsters, rabbits, and other pets both popular and obscure are included in this comprehensive guide. A wide range of topics is covered, from health care to behavior issues. Each chapter is packed with practical, easy-to-follow advice, useful tips, and quick solutions. Fun-loving, browsable, and entirely trustworthy, this rollicking reference both informs and celebrates what it means to live with, love, and care for your pets.ctj Try gently washing (patting) an acne-infected area once or twice a day with warm water and pet shampoo on a clean washcloth. ... Other signs of allergic reactions include hair falling out in patches; dry, scaly skin; a change in coat (a doga#39;s coat may become dry if ita#39;s normally oily or become oily if ita#39;s normally dry); body odor; and weeping eyes (look for dark tear stains under your doga#39;s eyes). ... The bath wona#39;t cure an allergy, but it can relieve your peta#39;s symptoms and discomfort.
|Title||:||Pets, Part of the Family|
|Publisher||:||Rodale - 1999-04-01|