Synopses & Reviews
The ultimate resource for dog lovers, the ASPCA Complete Guide to Dogs is the authoritative volume on selecting and caring for any kind of dog. In the ASPCA tradition, this book has a strong focus on mixed breeds a major difference from most other dog books, which describe only purebreds. At over 500 pages with more than 650 illustrations and photos, this guide covers everything dog owners need to know to give their dog the best possible care at every stage of life, including advice on bathing and grooming, training and exercise, and the special needs of puppies and older dogs. For anyone thinking about getting a dog or seeking to understand the one they have, this lively book is the place to turn for trustworthy information on all canine matters.
Covers all aspects of a dog's physiology and care and discusses the different breeds of dogs.
The ultimate resource for dog lovers, this authoritative volume on selecting and caring for any kind of dog focuses--in the ASPCA tradition--on mixed breeds, a major difference from most other dog books, which describe only purebreds. 650+ photos. (Pets)
About the Author
Sheldon L. Gerstenfeld, VMD, director of the Chestnut Hill Veterinary Hospital and Bird Clinic in Philadelphia, is the author of two previous books on dog and cat care, a contributing editor to Parents magazine and the host of a television show on pets. Dr. Gerstenfield lives near Philadelphia.