A valuable quick-reference book that includes every aspect of dogs' physical and mental health. Gives a detailed picture of how dogs' anatomy and physiology works, with in-depth information on diet, training, grooming, exercise and breeding. Directions are given for observing symptoms and treating minor conditions, with information on nursing and first aid, and on deciding when to call a vet. Normal health data, a whelping calendar, nutritional guides, a first-aid summary and useful addresses are also included.
John Bleby was a senior member at the Royal Veterinary College in London and has had a wide experience in veterinary practice, teaching and research. Gerald Bishop has worked in animal health laboratories and has contributed to various related publications. He lives in Gloucestershire.