Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats: Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements [NOOK Book]

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2000 Winner, Better Health for Life Award, Cat Writer's Association (CWA)
When it comes to your dog's or your cat's health, you want the best health care available. But did you know that conventional medicine is not the only answer, or even the best answer?
Inside you'll learn from a respected veterinarian how the therapeutic wonders of natural medicine can benefit your dog or cat. This comprehensive guide ...
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Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats: Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements

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Overview

2000 Winner, Better Health for Life Award, Cat Writer's Association (CWA)
When it comes to your dog's or your cat's health, you want the best health care available. But did you know that conventional medicine is not the only answer, or even the best answer?
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.
Easy to understand and use, with cross-references between conditions and treatments, this informative resource includes:
·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
·And much, much more!
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
"Incredibly well thought-out and organized. This bible will serve as an excellent reference for veterinarians and pet owners alike." —L. Phillips Brown, D.V.M., product manager, Inter-Cal Nutraceuticals
"A concise overview of common animal conditions and available complementary therapies that will help readers ensure their pets and patients receive the best treatment." —Myrna Milani, D.V.M., author, Preparing for the Loss of Your Pet
"This bible is a 'new testament' that may help pet caregivers heal their sick pets." —Alice Villalobos, D.V.M.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307558602
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/7/2010
  • Series: Natural Vet
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 777,022
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Shawn Messonnier is a well-known veterinarian, lecturer, consultant, and pet care advocate. After graduating from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987, he opened Paws and Claws Animal Hospital in Plano, Texas. At that time it was the first office in Plano to offer specialized services for exotic pets.
After seeing that the number of cats and dogs afflicted with chronic medical problems failed to improve over the years with conventional medicine, Dr. Messonnier turned to alternative therapies. Encouraged by positive results, he opened the Acupuncture & Holistic Animal Health Care Center as part of his ongoing practice.
In addition to authoring numerous papers and chapters of books on a range of topics, Dr. Mesonnier has written eighteen books for both pet owners and veterinarians. Currently he serves on the advisory board of the highly respected international veterinary journal, Veterinary Forum, and is creator and editor-in-chief of the leading publication for doctors treating exotic pets, Exotic Pet Practice.
He also lectures widely at veterinary conferences both inside and outside the United States.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2003

    Great Resource Book

    I have bought a lot of books on natural health for dogs and cats. This book is my favorite. It is well researched, well presented (easy to use), and offers solutions for health problems as well as preventative and general care of our pets. Well worth the money. And I never bother to write reviews....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2001

    Finally a Bible for Pets!

    This book is a MUST for all pet owners. It very simply shows how to integrate conventional and complementary therapies. There are great diet recipes for home cooking, and important information on the side effects of common drugs like Rimadyl with suggestions on alternatives to the drugs. After reading this book, I know I can use supplements to help my pets without always using medications. And I definitely won't vaccinate my pets every year but will use the titer approach recommended in the section on vaccines. As soon as I finish this book I'm going to check out the other books in the Natural Vet series as well.

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    Posted December 16, 2012

    Whisper of speaking brooke

    Im sorry i ment seven

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    Posted December 13, 2012

    WolfClan Territory - Elders' Den

    This den is under many fallen branches and is very secure and warm with many soft nests.

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