Wilderness Adventures Press Field Guide to Dog First Aid

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A Field Guide to Emergency Care for the Outdoor Dog Randy Acker, D.V.M., with Jim Fergus. This new edition includes much new and updated material. 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 snake-bites, 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.

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This pocket field guide leads you through first aid techniques for handling injuries and problems that your dog can encounter in the field. Covers a wide variety of situations, including sunstroke, snake bites, cuts, choking, broken bones and more. Handy pocket size is easy to carry in a pocket or pack; waxed cover is weather proof and wipes off. Published in 1994; authors Randy Acker, D.V.M. with Jim Fergus; softcover; 75 pages; sketches support text. Not a substitute for professional veterinary care.


The life of your dog can depend on very simple first aid knowledge. 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.