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- ISBN: 9780135047675 | 0135047676
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/13/2008
Comprehensive and up-to-date, this book makes a useful reference devoted to companion animals. It provides underpinning principles and time-tested practical information for those preparing for careers related to the health and quality of life ofall creatureswith special emphasis on companion animals.Chapter topics include choosing a dog or cat; companion birds, reptiles, amphibians, rodents, ferrets, and lagomorphs; medical records and case histories; feeding and nutrition; care, management, and training of dogs and cats; fitting, grooming, and showing; companion animal health; kennel/cattery design and management; career opportunities associated with companion animals; and trends/future of companion animals and related functions.For pet food manufacturers, pet stores, pet owners, pet breeders, and veterinary medical groups.