The Resource Pukka's promise : the quest for longer-lived dogs, Ted Kerasote, (ebook)

Pukka's promise : the quest for longer-lived dogs, Ted Kerasote, (ebook)

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Pukka's promise : the quest for longer-lived dogs
Title
Pukka's promise
Title remainder
the quest for longer-lived dogs
Statement of responsibility
Ted Kerasote
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Language
eng
Summary
When Ted Kerasote was ready for a new dog after losing his beloved Merle-who died too soon, as all our dogs do-he knew he wanted to give his puppy Pukka the longest life possible. But how to do that? So much has changed in the way we feed, vaccinate, train, and live with our dogs from even a decade ago. In an adventure that echoes The Omnivore's Dilemma with a canine spin, Kerasote tackles these subjects, questioning our conventional wisdom and emerging with vital new information that will surprise even the most knowledgeable dog lovers. Can a purebred be as healthy as a mixed breed? How many vaccines are too many? Should we rethink spaying and neutering? Is raw food really healthier than kibble, and should your dog be chewing more bones? Traveling the world and interviewing breeders, veterinarians, and leaders of the animal-welfare movement, Kerasote pulls together the latest research to help us rethink the everyday choices we make for our companions. And as he did in Merle's Door, Kerasote interweaves fascinating science with the charming stories of raising Pukka among his dog friends in their small Wyoming village
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kerasote, Ted
Dewey number
  • 636.7/0887
  • 636.7089
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
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adult
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Pukka's promise : the quest for longer-lived dogs, Ted Kerasote, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780547727493
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12178804
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remote
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12178804
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MWT12178804
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pukka's promise : the quest for longer-lived dogs, Ted Kerasote, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547727493
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12178804
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178804
System control number
MWT12178804
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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