Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats : Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements by Shawn Messonnier
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (2001)
based on 23 customer reviews.
From the publisher's website:
Inside you'll learn from a respected veterinarian how the therapeutic wonders of natural medicine can benefit your dog or cat. This comprehensive guide discusses more than 40 common conditions or diseases that can affect your pet and how they can be treated or improved with natural medicine.
Do your pet a great favor—add this complete reference to your library. You'll both be glad you did.
Inside, natural treatments for: allergies, obesity, cancer, kidney disease, arthritis, heart disease, feline leukemia, dental disease, ear infections
and many more common conditions.
|· An A-Z guide to common health conditions||· An A-Z guide to herbs, vitamins, and supplements|
|· Dietary recommendations for specific health concerns||· Proven complementary therapies for your pet|
The Nature of Animal Healing : The Definitive Holistic Medicine Guide to Caring for Your Dog and Cat by Martin Goldstein D.V.M.
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books (2000)
based on 98 customer reviews.
As an accomplished doctor of veterinary medicine, ... Goldstein begins with a broad explanation of the origins of diseases in pets, then moves on to taking action against
those diseases, not only offering thorough discussions of specific ailments - including cancer, allergies, and arthritis -
and the holistic medicines available to help in the healing process, but also speaking to the "dubious legacy of vaccines" as well as the questionable quality of pet food.
Finally, Goldstein turns his attention to the spiritual realm, addressing both the bonds that we have with our pets - and how those bonds aid in preventing and fighting our pets'
health problems - as well as dealing with the death of a beloved pet.
Goldstein's expert advice, inclusion of inspiring real-life cases, and thorough resource "compendium of holistic books, newsletters, Web sites, veterinarians, and associations
make this book a valuable addition to any pet owner's library.
Veterinarians Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs : Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nations Top Holistic Veterinarians by Martin Zucker
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (2000)
based on 18 customer reviews.
The world of veterinary medicine is changing. People are realizing that if alternative medicine is better for them, it's better for their pets, too. Dogs are visiting acupuncturists, chiropractic doctors, and homeopaths. Still, many dog owners are unaware that such simple measures as changing their pet's diet and using vitamins, herbs, and other natural cures can help prevent or heal ailments ranging from excessive scratching to depression to a host of serious diseases.
[The book] is both an introduction and a guide to the vast world of natural healing methods, treatments, and foods now available for dogs. Author Martin Zucker offers advice from dozens of holistic practitioners and licensed veterinarians, who share their recipes, insights, and "prescriptions." Here dog owners will find information on everything from nutritional supplements to massage therapy, as well as how these treatments can be used alone or in conjunction with traditional medications and surgical techniques.
Dr. Pitcairn's New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats by by Richard H. and Susan Hubble Pitcairn
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Rodale Books (2005)
based on 49 customer reviews.
Over 400,000 copies of this treasured classic have been sold since its original publication more than 20 years ago The book that is the definitive guide to a natural lifestyle
for dogs and cats is now completely updated and revised for the first time in 9 years. Writing with the warmth and compassion that have won them a national following, veterinarian
Richard H. Pitcairn and his wife Susan Hubble Pitcairn, ... now cover environmental matters, including pollutants both inside the home and out, as well as recent hot-button topics,
such as Mad Cow disease, Lyme disease, and the West Nile virus.
They've updated dozens of recipes for delicious and healthful pet food and treats. With a guide to handling emergencies and an in-depth Quick Reference section, they give specific
instructions for preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of animal diseases and disorders with special attention to homeopathic, herbal, and nutritional remedies.
If Only They Could Speak: Stories about Pets and Their People by Nicholas H. Dodman
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (2003)
based on 8 customer reviews.
Book Description: From the dog who is more apt to chew his master's slippers than fetch them, to the cat who would rather pounce than purr, determining why even the most loyal and lovable pets display inappropriate behavior is the goal of renowned animal behaviorist Dodman, a proponent of behavior modification based upon a thorough understanding of an animal's inherent personality traits and species characteristics. Sharing case histories culled from his extensive caseload of distraught pet owners desperate to discover the cause of their pet's perplexing actions, Dodson advocates strategies ranging from dietary changes to pharmaceutical remedies.