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Get advice on how to take care of your pet, from preventive care to first aid and everything in between.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Magazines about Pets

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Dog Treats @ the Library!

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Books about Choosing & Caring for Pets

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Merck/Merial Manual for Pet Health
Call Number: 636.089 MER (Adult Non-Fiction)
Explains common diseases and disorders affecting all pets. Special sections on emergency care and first aid, diagnostic tests, diseases that can pass from animals to people, common drugs and vaccines for pets, and traveling with pets.

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The Cat Selector: How to Choose the Right Cat for You - David Alderton
Call Number: 636.8081 ALD
This guide gives you all the information you need about the essential character of 120 breeds, enabling you to make an informed decision and find the perfect pet for you.

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Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manual (Series)
Call Number: varies (Adult Non-Fiction)
This series provides a great introduction to pet ownership. Includes advice on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care, grooming and training for both dog and cat breeds, bird varieties, snakes, fish and more.

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101 Ways to Do More with Your Dog!
Call Number: 636.7 SUN (Adult Non-Fiction)
Make your dog a superdog with sports, games, exercises, tricks, challenges, crafts, bonding.

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The Dog Breed Bible
Call Number: 636.71 COI
An illustrated directory of every canine breed recognized by the American Kennel Club. A short description of each dog includes its origins, its physical and temperamental traits, its average life span, all major health concerns, and its special needs, such as training, grooming, exercise, and adaptability to specific environments.

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The Pet Lover's Guide to First Aid and Emergencies
Call Number: 636.0896 DAY
Includes how define what's normal for you pet, how to recognize an emergency and how to prepare a first aid kit for your pet.

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The Association of Pet Dog Trainers' Top Tips from Top Trainers
Call Number: 636.70887 ASS (Adult Non-Fiction)
1001 practical tips and techniques for successful dog care and training.

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The Sneeze-Free Cat Owner
Call Number: 636.8 MOR (Adult Non-Fiction)
Tips for controlling and managing allergies while living with a cat, including natural, at-home, and homeopathic treatments along with recent medical breakthroughs

Online Collections about Pets & Pet Care

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