Being a responsible and educated dog owner is no easy task. Owners often feel overwhelmed trying to make the right decisions for their cuddly canine, and that's no surprise when they are faced with difficult choices regarding pet insurance, vaccinations, diet, surgery, medical procedures and so much more. This book helps owners make sense of all that and supports them in truly being their dog's best friend. The expert and user-friendly advice from a practicing Australian vet includes: a complete canine care guide following the life stages of a dog; practical advice on all aspects of caring for your furry friend; canine behaviour and training; and coverage of the common canine diseases.
, Libby Harkness
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01 May 2020
Introduction: Dogs and me The road to the modern dog The 21st century dog Getting a new dog Planning ahead Choosing the right dog Food, glorious food Bones and dietary issues Keeping your dog clean and trim Systems, vital signs and cancer Common diseases and medical conditions Complementary medicine for dogs Training and behavioural problems Human behaviour and dogs Travelling with dogs Children and dogs Doggie trivia and other tails At the end of your dog's life Appendices
Dr Claire, animal lover, mum and veterinarian, has always been fascinated with the connection and love shared between pets and their owners. Based on the Gold Coast, she studied Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland and also gained a Certificate of Veterinary Public Health from the University of Sydney. Dr Claire is passionate about community, connection and ensuring a healthy, long and happy life for our pets. She believes that connecting on an emotional level with pet owners in the consult room is essential in providing first class veterinary care - a belief that led to her write her first book, Love your Dog. She regularly appears as a specialist commentator on radio and television and has a strong following on social media.