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Title Encyclopedia of pets & pet care : the essential family reference guide to pet breeds and pet care / David Alderton, Alan Edwards, Dr Peter Larkin, Mike Stockman.

Publication Info. London, England : Hermes House, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    636.0887 ENC    DUE 11-04-20
1 copy being processed for PAS Allendale Branch On Order.
Description 512 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Cats -- Dogs -- Small mammals -- Pet birds -- Herptiles and invertebrates -- Fish.
Summary Whether you are a first-time pet owner or you are looking after an existing menagerie, this book provides all the practical advice you will need for keeping your domestic pets happy and in full health. An essential reference guide, this comprehensive volume allows families to choose pets confidently to suit their lifestyle, time constraints and living conditions, and to offer them the most comfortable and caring home. Step-by-step sequences show techniques such as grooming, feeding, training and exercising. The book gives detailed information about a wide range of small animals, from cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, rats and mice to birds, reptiles, invertebrates and fish. Illustrated throughout with 1200 photographs, this expertly written manual from a team of the world's best-known animal writers provides all the information you need to buy and care for your pet with complete confidence.
Subject Pets -- Encyclopedias.
Pets -- Care -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author Edwards, Alan (Writer on cats), author.
Alderton, David, 1956- author.
Larkin, Peter (Veterinarian), author.
Stockman, Mike (Mike J. R.), author.
Added Title Encyclopedia of pets and pet care
Essential family reference guide to pet breeds and pet care
ISBN 9781844779338 (paperback) $12.99
1844779335 (paperback) $12.99

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