Doc Halligan's What Every Pet Owner Should Know (Hardcover)

Prescriptions for Happy, Healthy Cats and Dogs

By Karen Halligan

Harper, 9780060898595, 336pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/29/2008)

List Price: 24.95*
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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.