Something between crossing your fingers and the animal ER
May 25, 2010 7:24 AM Subscribe
Is there a "bible" of home pet diagnostics, treatment, and general health?
posted by hayvac to Pets & Animals (8 answers total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
My partner and I have taken our dog to the vet one too many times for superficially alarming symptoms that turned out to be "He probably ate something weird, we'll keep him overnight for observation."
I'm looking for a book or manual that covers common symptoms and their causes, as well as home treatments and indications of when a dog really needs to see a vet. Is there an acknowledged, authoritative book of this type out there?
(I've seen the pet health website thread