The companion volume to the Public Television series Pets: Part of the Family
hosted by Gary Burghoff
Written by pet-lovers for pet-lovers, this engaging book tells you how to care for, clean, train, and entertain all sorts of animals, from canine to reptile. If you love and respect your pets' special intelligence and abilities, you are certain to find this book warm, conversational, and sympathetic to your point of view-- providing a delightfully good read as well as a useful resource.
The content is comprehensive, directed to the many pet owners who have (or are fascinated by) more than one animal. The information is authoritative, drawing on the wisdom and advice of scores of the nation's top veterinarians, trainers, and behaviorists. Numerous fascinating sidebars include pet owners' personal success stories and intriguing anecdotes from practicing veterinarians.