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Dog Care in Ghana
Dog Care provides some fundamental guidance on dog keeping, taking into consideration the climatic, nutritional and economic conditions of Ghana. Significantly, it provides comprehensive, informative and practical guidelines for both the old and the uninitiated dog owner.
The book also emphasises the importance of immunisations, human/dog relationship and the mutual love and security emanating from such a relationship. A special chapter focuses on zoonoses (infectious diseases transmitted between animals and human beings) and how they can be prevented.
This book will appeal to those who own dogs, would-be dog owners, students of veterinary colleges, animal health/science institutions, medical schools and the general public. Dog Care is the most essential millennium guide in canine matters and public health in general.
Dr Daniel Sackey studied veterinary medicine at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, West Germany, where he qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1977. After practising in the International Slaughter House and private clinics in West Germany, he joined the Veterinary Services Department of Ghana in 1982, first as a District Veterinary Officer in charge of Nsawam and in 1991 became responsible for the Veterinary Clinics at La, Teshie and Dansoman, Accra. He was also the Metropolitan Director of Food and Agriculture, Accra Metropolitan Assembly.
He was former Chief Veterinary Surgeon of Accra, has written a book on care of dogs in Ghana, and was the first Ghanian to operate on a leopard (at the Accra zoo in the '90's). Provides the full range of veterinary services from routine to exceptional.