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National Geographic Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian's Approach to At-Home Animal Care

National Geographic Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian's Approach to At-Home Animal Care

In National Geographic's comprehensive and easy-to-use illustrated pet reference, a renowned veterinarian offers expert advice on common health, behavior, and training for dogs, cats, and other domestic pets. Combining first aid, medical reference, and tips and tricks of the trad... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781426219658
Barcode 9781426219658
Published 2 April 2019 by National Geographic Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Weitzman, Gary
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ISBN-13 9781426219658
ISBN-10 1426219652
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher National Geographic Books
Imprint National Geographic Society
Publication Date 2 April 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Weitzman, Gary
Category Veterinary Science
Domestic Animals & Pets
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 177mm
Height: 228mm
Weight 368g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Pets - Health, Pets - Behavior, Pets - Psychology
NBS Text Pets & Equine
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 636.0887
Catalogue Code 965572

Description of this Book

In National Geographic's comprehensive and easy-to-use illustrated pet reference, a renowned veterinarian offers expert advice on common health, behavior, and training for dogs, cats, and other domestic pets. Combining first aid, medical reference, and tips and tricks of the trade, here is your go-to guide for at-home animal care, focusing on dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and more! Building on more than two decades of veterinary experience, Dr. Gary Weitzman covers topics including upset stomachs, house training, physical ailments, and behavior tips. The president and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society and former co-host of the weekly NPR show The Animal House, Dr. Gary brings a wealth of experience to essential veterinary questions, revealing basic first-aid techniques, when a trip to the vet is necessary, dietary recommendations, simple training techniques, necessary supplies, essential behavior cues, and much more.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

GARY WEITZMAN, DVM, MPH, CAWA, joined the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA in May 2012. He is a licensed veterinarian and an accomplished animal welfare professional with more than 20 years of experience. Weitzman is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA), and presently serves on the boards of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) and the Hill's Science Diet Shelter Advisory Board, and chairs the Best Practices Committee of the National Federation of Humane Societies. Weitzman has published one book for children, Everything Dogs (National Geographic), and two other books for pet owners, How to Speak Dog (National Geographic) and How to Speak Cat (National Geographic).

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