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Author Phelan, Samantha

Title Dog health programs in Indigenous communities : an environmental health practitioners guide / written by Samantha Phelan; illustrated by Danita Phelan
Published Darwin, N. T. : AMMRIC, 2010

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Description vi, 331 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Introduction -- How to use this manual -- Abbreviations -- Ch. 1 - Dogs, the Environmental Health Practitioner and dog programs -- Ch. 2 - Planning your program -- Ch. 3 - Dogs, germs and immune systems -- Ch. 4 - Germs that cause diarrhoea -- Ch. 5 - Common skin problems in dogs -- Ch. 6 - Worms in dogs that can get into people -- Ch. 7 - What we use to kill parasites - treating mange and worms -- Ch. 8 - Other common dog sickness -- Ch. 9 - Top Watch programs and exotic diseases -- Ch. 10 - Dogs are not dingoes -- Ch. 11 - Dog breeding -- Ch. 12 - Stopping dogs breeding -- Ch. 13 - Putting animals down ('finish'): euthanasia -- Ch. 14 - Dog by-laws -- Ch. 15 - Dog bites, the law and EHP -- Ch. 16 - Animal welfare -- Ch. 17 - Running a pound -- Ch. 18 - Record keeping and program evaluation -- Ch. 19 - What the shop can stock -- Useful contacts for EHPs -- Bibliography
Summary This book has been written as a reference guide for people wanting to make dogs healthier in their own communities or in communities they work in. There is a model program for planning a dog program which gives a good overall picture to start your planning process
Notes Spiral binding
This manual was produced by AMRRIC for the enhealth Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health and funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Domestic animals.
Dogs -- Diseases.
Author Phelan, Danita
Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities
ISBN 9780646532417