Help Your Dog Fight Cancer 2nd Edition: What Every Caretaker Should Know about Canine Cancer

Help Your Dog Fight Cancer 2nd Edition: What Every Caretaker Should Know about Canine Cancer

by Laurie Kaplan
     
 

Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. are expected to have cancer in their lifetimes, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer. Author Laurie Kaplan, MSC, medical animal writer, provides a soup to nuts education about canine cancer, in a uniquely personal style, in language that laypersons grasp easily. Laurie also… See more details below

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Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. are expected to have cancer in their lifetimes, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer. Author Laurie Kaplan, MSC, medical animal writer, provides a soup to nuts education about canine cancer, in a uniquely personal style, in language that laypersons grasp easily. Laurie also shares the story of her own canine cancer surivor, Bullet, and their triumphant battle against against his cancer.

Help Your Dog Fight Cancer educates owners about causes, prevention and early detection. For those who have a dog with cancer, the book is a crash course in diagnostics, treatment options. Covers traditional and holistic therapies and home care options, including diet, remedies for side effects, and supplemements.

The first edition of this book helped fifteen thousand caretakers. It won finalist awards from Foreword Magazine and Independent Publishers (IPPY) contests. The 2nd Edition provides updated and expanded information and a new final chapter covering palliative care (Pawspice), euthanasia, cremation and burial, and grief.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780975479476
Publisher:
JanGen Press
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
929,362
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

Kevin Hahn
"Laurie and Bullet's story proves that there is good reason to hope for treatment success when your beloved pet has cancer. This book provides the right recipe for success and is a must read!"--(Kevin Hahn, DVM, PhD, diplomate ACVIM (oncology))
Terry Winkelmann
"Gentle, accessible and full of hope, Kaplan's book offers an understandable overview of cancer pathology and treatment. Anyone in the unfortunate position to need this information will benefit greatly from her reporter's skill at reasearch, her editor's gift for making tough material readable, and her personal experience."--(Terry Winkelmann, book reviewer, Dog Fancy Magazine)

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