Synopses & Reviews
For the more than 73 million dogs and 90 million cats in the United States, Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know is the go to book for their owners and caregivers in need of easy-to-understand, expert advice on helping pets of any age stay healthy and remain a loving family member for years to come.
One of the country's most respected and leading authorities on preventive health care for pets, Doc Halligan provides a commonsense, practical approach to keeping your pet happy, healthy, and out of the emergency room.
In a book that could only have been written by someone who has treated and cared for thousands of dogs and cats during her distinguished medical career, Doc Halligan puts her 20 years of veterinary medical and surgical experience at your fingertips, and gives you an easy-to-follow prescription for your pets' continued good health.
Inside you will find: A sample script for getting the most out of your vet visit Simple instructions for weekly home exams What to do in case of emergencies The scoop on lowering your vet bills The pros and cons of pet insurance
And many other preventive health care tips and words of wisdom from one loving pet owner to another.
Keep your pets happy and healthy with this complete guide to pet healthcare.
Dr. Karen Halligan is one of the country's most respected, leading authorities on preventative healthcare for pets. Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know offers real-life, useful tips for pet owners who want to improve their pets' health while still lowering veterinarian bills.
In this first-of-its-kind, highly acclaimed book, Dr. Halligan shares her 20 years of veterinary expertise with pet owners. She provides a common sense, money-saving, and practical approach to pet healthcare and offers pet owners the information they need to avoid the emergency room and detect the most common signs of illness. Avoiding confusing medical jargon, Dr. Halligan offers well-organized chapters that guide pet owners through the various life stages of their dogs and cats and tips for every situation, from travel and holidays to disaster preparedness.
About the Author
Dr. Karen Halligan has appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today show, Animal Planet and Animal Rescue 911 and is the Director of Veterinary Services at the spcaLA. She shares her life in Los Angeles with Kinky and Nathan, two very spoiled (and healthy) cats.