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This is the ONLY AWARD WINNING BOOK ON AKITAS!. The Dog Writers Association of America selected the first volume as the Best Breed Book for 1992. It is now updated with an additional 300 pages (to 500 pages), with 17 Chapters, 8 appendices, 130 color images, 50 black & white photos, 30 illustrations, and anatomical illustrations. It includes the story of Hachiko, the Akita whose loyalty is legend in Japan; Helen Keller who introduced the Akita into the United States, plus the important information any Akita owner needs. The Akita Nutrition Chapter introduces you to the real world behind the dog food industry and offers healthy alternatives including the Bones and Raw Foods diet. The General Health Chapter offers an in-depth discussion on vaccines and recommended vaccine protocols from the experts. Canine diseases, parasites, and basic care are covered along with homeopathic alternatives, antibody titers, nosodes, and immune system support. History, Training, Puppy Care, Growth Stages, Temperament, Dog Shows, and Breeding. Who said puppies do not come with a manual? This IS THE MANUAL for everything Akita. An extensive Herbs and Supplements Chapter will guide you through the quagmire of using supplements. The Akita Diseases Chapter brings you the latest important information on diseases that affect the Akita, plus diagnosis, treatments, drugs and nutritional support. The book is worth owning for the sheer volume of information on toxins in the environment that affect you, your family and your Akita. World renowned veterinarian, Dr. Jean Dodds, edited and co-authored all medical Chapters. This book has quickly become known as: the BIBLE FOR AKITAS! A Japanese proverb says: ...One written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold... This book is priceless!
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Book Description Magnum Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110971614601
Book Description Magnum Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0971614601
Book Description Magnum Publishing, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0971614601