The ASPCA Complete Guide to Pet CareBook - 2001
Written in cooperation with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The ASPCA Complete Guide to Pet Care provides pet lovers with everything they need to know about maintaining the health and well-being of their domestic animals. With individual chapters on each of the most common species of pets, this book is perfect for families that live with more than one type of animal. The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions include: * Choosing the right pet * What to do when bringing your pet home for the first time * Pet feeding techniques * The best way to pick up your cat * Refresher courses for housebreaking your dog Plus: * Children and pets * Traveling with pets * Animal diseases that may be contagious to humans * Emergency care for your pet . . . and much more. From avoiding predator-prey mixtures in your fish tank to training your guineapig to use a litter box, and featuring an appendix of helpful organizations,The ASPCA Complete Guide to Pet Care is sure to become a perennial favorite among pet lovers everywhere.
Publisher: New York : Plume 2001
Characteristics: xii, 415 p. : ill. ; 23 cm