You do everything you can to maintain your optimum health. Doesn't your best friend deserve the same? Your dog's a member of the family and needs the same attention to health and nutrition as you do to stay healthy, be happy, and live longer. However, it's easy to get lost in the pet store's sea of dog products, passing aisle after aisle of dog food. Keeping your dog healthy or getting her back on the road to good health doesn't have to be difficult, though. Dog Health and Nutrition for Dummies makes it easy to make sure your canine is living a healthy lifestyle. It gives you expert tips and advice on: *Basic canine healthcare *Feeding your dog *Recognizing and treating common maladies *Caring for the canine senior Author M. Christine Zink, DVM, PhD is a specialist in canine sports medicine and professor at The Johns Hopkins University, but above all, a dog lover.
She breaks down the complexity of caring for your pooch into easy terms with helpful reminders, warnings, and information, including information about: *How to choose and work with a vet *Your dog's anatomy with detailed illustrations *Canine first aid *Drug therapy for dogs *Maintaining your dog's health with nutrition and exercise *Common household hazards Dog Health and Nutrition for Dummies gives you all the information you need to properly care for your beloved canine pal.