ESSENTIAL CARE IN THE FIELD: A FITNESS MANUAL FOR WORKING DOGS
Author: Jackie Drakeford and Mark Elliott MRCVS
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2007
Explores the different needs & care requirements of working dogs in various roles. Learn how to start with the right dog, how to keep it in top condition, how to achieve & manage peak fitness, & the best methods to deal with health problems. Color photos t/out; 6x9 inches, 176 pgs.
* A down-to-earth guide on the care of the working dog
* Contains an invaluable in-the-field first-aid section
Whatever the breed, whatever the task, working dogs always give their best. In doing so, they sometimes put themselves at risk of accident, injury, or physical and mental stress. Full of sound common sense and written in a plain, straightforward style, this book explores the different needs and care requirements of working dogs in various roles. Learn how to start with the right dog, how to keep it in top condition, how to achieve and manage peak fitness, and the best methods to deal with health problems. Whether you are just starting out or come from generations of successful working dog handlers, you will find a great deal of worthwhile information in this book.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Jackie Drakeford writes for a number of countryside publications and is the author of The Working Lurcher. She lives in Sussex, England.
Mark Elliott is a veterinarian specializing in homeopathy and coauthor, with Jackie Drakeford, of Essential Care for Dogs.