1997 1st US edition. 4to (221 x 280mm). Pp192. Colour photographs throughout, photographic end-papers. Green boards, upper board and spine titled in light green.
"Packed with the most up-to-date information, this book contains chapters on small mammals, dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and amphibians, fish and invertebrates. The animals featured represent a selection from the groups that are generally available and also relatively easy to keep either indoors or outside the home. Information on each animal group includes detailed and practical advice on choosing and buying your pet, housing and equipment, feeding, breeding, handling and health care."