ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SMALL PETS AND PETCARE IN SOUTH AFRICA
Encyclopedia of Small Pets and Petcare 256 pages This text provides all the advice readers should need to keep pets safe, happy and healthy. It looks at mammals and reptiles, invertebrates and fish and gives advice on choosing the best pet to suit particular lifestyles. Description A complete practical guide to pet-keeping, covering all aspects of choosing and caring for kittens and cats, puppies and dogs, and popular small mammals. Each chapter features the most popular breeds in each species, based on general availability and suitability. Find out how to choose the best pet for your lifestyle plus practical tips on buying a pet; housing and exercise; foods for a balanced diet and what to do when your pet is sick. About the Author David Alderton is a writer specializing in pets and natural history. His articles on pet care have appeared in many magazines and newspapers, and his books have been translated into 30 languages. He has written several dog books, including, "The Essential Guide to Understanding Your Dog's Behavior" and "The Dog Selector", also published in North America by Barron's.