Dr Pamela Hunter-Oberem
This illustrated guide for the South African dog and cat owner covers the diseases, parasites and poisonings which occur in these animals, with the emphasis on how to prevent these conditions.
This is the first comprehensive veterinary guide to be published in South Africa for the aid of small animal owners. It contains more than 200 illustrations and diagrams to allow owners to become familiar with the most common conditions in dogs and cats in South Africa.
Pamela Oberem is a writer and veterinarian. She began her career as a State Veterinarian in the Calvinia district and from there went to Onderstepoort where she specialised in laboratory diagnostics and research into bacterial and viral diseases. She headed up the vaccine production units of the Foot-and-Mouth laboratory and Onderstepoort Biological Products for a number of years. She left Onderstepoort to pursue a career in technical and other writing. Pamela is the author of a number of books and articles and has contributed to chapters in various textbooks on infectious diseases and vaccine production.
A Guide to Animal Diseases in South Africa: Cats and Dogs can be ordered at your nearest Afrivet agent or by phoning this number 011 392 0143.
An Afrikaans version of the book is also available.