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Focus on farm working dogs [proceedings of farm working dog session of] 27th Seminar of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians NZVA, 29 June - 4th July, 1997, Wairakei Resort Hotel by Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians NZVA. (27th 1997 Wairakei)

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Published by Massey University in Palmerston North (New Zealand) .
Written in English


  • Dogs -- Diseases.,
  • Working dogs -- Diseases.

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Edition Notes

Produced in association with the New Zealand Veterinary Association, Foundation for Continuing Education, and the New Zealand Veterinary Association, Sheep and Beef Cattle Society.

Statementproceedings complied by Gillian Budge ; convenor Richard A. Squires.
SeriesVeterinary continuing education -- no.176
ContributionsBudge, Gillian., Squires, Richard A., Massey University., New Zealand Veterinary Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination109p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17485380M

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