It's a Dog's Life... But It's Your Carpet: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your Four-Legged Friend (Paperback)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your Four-Legged Friend

By Justine Lee

Three Rivers Press (CA), 9780307383006, 248pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2008



Why does my dog lick his balls?
Admit it; you ve always wanted to know. Well, finally there's a professional out there who's not too embarrassed to answer bone-fide veterinarian, critical-care specialist, and dog lover Dr. Justine A. Lee. It's a Dog's Life . . . but It's Your Carpet takes you behind the scenes to look at the training and off-the-record opinions of a certified vet, and answers all the questions you ve always wanted to ask about your dog, including:
Is a dog's nose a good indicator of his health?
Can a Chihuahua and a Great Dane mate?
Why do dogs eat their own poop?
What's the smartest breed?
Can I get my dog's ears pierced?
Why does my dog roll around in rotting feces?
If I mix food coloring with Fluffy's kibble, will it make her poop easier to find in the yard?
Written by one of two hundred veterinary board-certified emergency critical-care specialists in the world, It's a Dog's Life . . . but It's Your Carpet offers factual and funny answers to some of the most common, offbeat questions about our beloved companions. Whether you re looking for advice on pet rearing, solutions to your dog's most frustrating habits, explanations of his weirdest quirks, or simply a good laugh, this book is sure to inform and entertain dog lovers of every breed.

About the Author

JUSTINE A. LEE, DVM, DACVECC, is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care.