This new edition includes much new and updated material and features a lay-flat soft cover binding. There are new sections on stapling and gluing wounds, releasing dogs caught in traps, examining your dog, and updated material throughout. Other problems in the field, such as snakebites, poisoning, choking, gunshot wounds, cuts, eye and ear problems, broken bones, and more are covered in detail. Nothing can make you feel more helpless than being far from a veterinarian with a seriously injured dog. This is an absolutely essential book any dog owner and especially for anyone venturing afield with a dog.
"Whatever bad happens in the field happens fast. The dog's man must know first aid. Eureka, here comes a great vet to put together the first aid book your dog needs. Buy it, keep it close, and use it. The life of your priceless dog may depend on the few bucks it takes to buy this book."
Former gun dog editor for Field & Stream
This is the first pocket field guide that covers the injuries and problems that your dog can encounter in the field, presenting the symptoms and treatment. Some of the things you'll find in the comprehensive guide include:
* Bleeding / lacerations
* Breathing problems
* Collapse and weakness
* Foot & pad injuries
* Gunshot wounds
* Hypothermia / frostbite
* Pests (animal & insect)
* Bones (fractures & dislocations)
* Burns / scalding
* Ear & eye injuries
* Fish hook injuries
* Heat stroke
* Stomach Torsion
* Disabling Head and Leg Traps
4 1/4" x 7"
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