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Natural Healing for Cats, Dogs, Horses, and Other Animals: 150 Alternative Therapies Available to Owners and Caregivers

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In addition to traditional veterinary treatments, a wide range of alternative approaches to are becoming more main stream. Natural Healing for Cats, Dogs, Horses and Other Animals will help pet owners and caretakers understand their options. The author provides valuable advice and shows how to select a practitioner and to determine whether more than one alternative therapy is appropriate. We all want to give our pets the happiest, healthiest life possible—here is a book that ...
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In addition to traditional veterinary treatments, a wide range of alternative approaches to are becoming more main stream. Natural Healing for Cats, Dogs, Horses and Other Animals will help pet owners and caretakers understand their options. The author provides valuable advice and shows how to select a practitioner and to determine whether more than one alternative therapy is appropriate. We all want to give our pets the happiest, healthiest life possible—here is a book that shows the way!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616084615
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,385,825
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Lisa Preston graduated from Oregon Health Science University’s Advanced Paramedic Training program. After a career in paramedicine, she worked for many years as an investigator. She has tried or observed many of alternative treatments in Natural Healing for Cats, Dogs, Horses and Other Animals and studied them all. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Part 1

Orientation: Before You Explore 2

List of Alternative Treatments 5

The Big Boom in Alternative Treatments 10

Know What Is Natural and What Is Nonsense 13

Science, Proof, and Placebos 15

The Smart Consumer 21

Part 2 The Alternative Therapies

Touch, Supplementation, Mystical, and Mote 28

Acupuncture 35

Touch Therapies 38

Supplementation Therapies 51

Mystical 72

Other Alternative Therapies 81

Part 3 The Alternative Therapists

Chiropractors, Homeopaths, Naturopaths, Holistic Vets, and More 116

What Is a Chiropractor? 118

What Is a Homeopath? 125

What Is a Naturopath? 132

What Is a Holistic Veterinarian? 135

Who Are the Specialists? 141

Part 4

How and When to Choose Alternative Treatment 148

How to Choose Alternatives for Your Animal 150

When to Choose Alternative Treatments 157

Integration 168

Resources 171

Books reviewed for this project 182

Index 189

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