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The First-Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats (Prevention Pets) by [Shojai, Amy D.]
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It's every pet owner's nightmare: suddenly your four-legged friend isn't breathing. What to do? There is no 911 for pets, so it's up to you to save a life. The First Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats is a straightforward guide that covers both major problems--CPR, heat stroke, and strangulation--and minor ones, such as swollen tails, ingrown nails, and flea allergies. Beginning with simple tests and explanations of general care issues like dehydration examinations and triage, this guide then moves on to an alphabetical listing of every possible situation, from arrow wounds to worms.

The individual sections are good for both general reading and instant assistance. Each one starts with a notice of when to call the vet--immediately, the same day, or as needed. It also lists what items from your pet's medicine chest will be needed, which may include anything from corn syrup to towels and panty hose. The information that follows this simple checklist is divided into "do this now," "special situations," "follow-up care," and "the best approach." Whenever necessary, simple sketches are included to help show proper technique, such as fashioning an instant muzzle from a pair of nylons, or how to cover a dog's head in case of an ear-flap injury. Relying frequently on common household items like antihistamines, turkey basters, Gatorade, and plastic wrap, this guide assumes most of us won't have special medical training or supplies and focuses on very specific and simple methods of helping your pet achieve the best possible care. Even more importantly, many suggestions are included on prevention of accidents--isn't it easier to get that window screen repaired than to rush your kitty to the vet after a bad fall?--Jill Lightner

From the Author

Hey there, thanks for finding me on Author Central--and it appears we have "pet love" in common! 

I currently live with a 20-year-old Siamese wannabe, and a 2-year-old silver shaded tabby delinquent who together keep my 9-year-old German Shepherd comedian dog in line.

You can also find more details in some of my other pet books:

Dog Facts: The Pet Parent's A-to-Z Home Care Encyclopedia
Cat Facts: The Pet Parent's A-to-Z Home Care Encylopedia
New Choices in Natural Healing for Dogs & Cats
ComPETability: Solving Behavior Problems In Your (cat/dog/both) Household

Product details

  • File Size: 10010 KB
  • Print Length: 439 pages
  • Publisher: Rodale; 1 edition (February 7, 2001)
  • Publication Date: February 7, 2001
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DP1RR9S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #125,573 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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