Discusses how to select and care for a pet bird and includes information on health care, diseases and injuries, breeding, and types of birds
The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook is the long-awaited second edition of Dr. Gary A. Gallerstein's benchmark text, Bird Owner's Home Health and Care Handbook. The title of this edition reflects the fact that this book is the most thorough and current work in print for all bird owners at all levels and professionals, too. Here you will find the answers to all your questions and instructions for the needs of every bird you own—one or an aviary full. Look through it once and see for yourself. Presented in four parts and fifteen chapters, The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook furnishes guidance in getting started, shows how to achieve optimum condition in health care, helps you to be more informed in medicine and provides a reference section that helps you better understand your bird and what it needs for a happy, healthy life. User-friendly from cover to cover, The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook provides an index of signs to help in emergencies and a general index to locate any topic in seconds. An excellent bibliography directs you to additional sources of information, and the many superb photos and drawings lend graphic emphasis to the detailed text. While no book can ever supplant prof essional veterinary care, The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook will provide you with the insights you need to help your bird's doctor when the need arises. You'll consider The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook the most essential book in your avian library—a constant source of reliable advice, assistance and assurance for your bird's well-being.