K9 complete care : a manual for physically and mentally healthy working dogs (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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K9 complete care : a manual for physically and mentally healthy working dogs

Author: Resi Gerritsen; Ruud Haak
Publisher: Calgary : Detselig Enterprises, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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" ... Whether dogs should be trained for work, and what considerations should apply before a dog is put to work. Safe warm-up and cool down exercises are offered, as well as ways to improve the K9s general fitness level and ability to endure the stresses of K9 work. There is also a chapter on the dog's ability to endure extremes of heat and cold, and ways to prevent illness and injury from working in those extremes."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Resi Gerritsen; Ruud Haak
ISBN: 155059253X 9781550592535
OCLC Number: 52107930
Description: 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Use of dogs in operational service --
The three conditions of the dog --
Working in extreme weather conditions --
Injuries and physiotherapy --
Parasites --
The skin and coat --
The eyes --
The ears --
The nose --
The teeth and tongue --
The pads and nails --
The anal area --
Finishing an active life --
Practical information.
Other Titles: Canine complete care
Responsibility: Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak.

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This title is aimed at the owners, trainers and handlers of working dogs, although there is much here for pet owners as well. It provides a detailed overview of caring for the working dog, dog  Read more...

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