- Advice for keeping your dog healthy in the backcountry, including preventative and emergency care
- Descriptive photos and important points provided for easy reference
- Handy, carry-along size
We love bringing our dogs along on outdoor adventures, whether backpacking , hiking, or hunting, and they love coming just as much. But just like humans, our canine partners can suffer an illnesses or accidents when were in the backcountry, a long way from home. If your dog should seem sick, do you know how to check? What would you do if he suddenly collapsed? These and many other obvious and not so obvious health issues are described in Canine Field Medicine. Veternarian Sid Gustafson provides tips on how to examine your dog, and what to do if hes choking, coughing, wounded, bleeding, goes lame, or has a head injury. He discusses eyes, ears, and mouth health and the first aid thats required for things like frostbite, heat stroke, hypothermia, and sunburn.