By James M. Giffin, Liisa D. Carlson, Debra M. Eldredge, Delbert G. Carlson
The vintage bestseller?expanded and updated
The advisor puppy fanatics have trusted for greater than twenty-seven years, this guide has been broadly revised to incorporate the most recent details on every thing from dogs healthcare to food to holistic remedies. Dog Owner's domestic Veterinary Handbook, Fourth variation, is the definitive advisor for each puppy proprietor. It places important details at your fingertips, with: *
An index of symptoms that will help you locate info speedy *
in actual fact written, step by step instructions for dealing with universal dogs illnesses and difficulties *
A bankruptcy on emergencies that explains what to do instantly for surprise, damaged bones, burns, dehydration, warmth stroke, poisoning, insect stings and bites, wounds, and extra *
enormous quantities of images and drawings that illustrate what to seem for and what to do to supply the easiest take care of your puppy *
A thesaurus of phrases
With this advisor, you'll recognize while to hurry your puppy to the vet and for those who can start therapy at domestic. You'll converse extra successfully along with your vet. You'll have the most recent info on each element of your dog's treatment if you happen to want it. this can be the hands-on reference you'll belief back and again.
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Collapse, seizures, coma, and death rapidly ensue. Treatment: Emergency measures to cool the dog must begin at once. Move the dog out of the source of heat, preferably into an air-conditioned building. Take his rectal temperature every 10 minutes. Mild cases may be resolved by moving the dog into a cool environment. If the rectal temperature is above 104°F, begin rapid cooling by spraying the dog with a garden hose or immersing him in a tub of cool water (not ice water) for up to two minutes. Alternatively, place the wet dog in front of an electric fan.
These collars can be purchased from pet supply stores and some veterinarians (your veterinarian may also be able to lend you one). The size of the collar must be tailored to the dog. For the dog to be able to eat and drink, the outer edge of the collar should not extend more than one to two inches beyond the dog’s nose. Most dogs adjust well to an Elizabethan collar. If the dog refuses An Elizabethan collar is an excellent to eat or drink with the collar on, restraint for dogs who tend to snap.
This must be done by your veterinarian. In many cases it is preferable to induce vomiting at the scene rather than proceed directly to the veterinary hospital. For example, if you see the dog swallow the poisonous substance, it is obviously best to make the dog vomit it right back up. Similarly, if the poison was ingested within two hours but it will take 30 minutes or longer to get to a veterinary facility, it is frequently advisable to induce vomiting at home. ” How to Induce Vomiting and Prevent Poison Absorption Induce vomiting by giving the dog hydrogen peroxide.
Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook by James M. Giffin, Liisa D. Carlson, Debra M. Eldredge, Delbert G. Carlson