The Holistic Dog Book: Canine Care for the 21st Century

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This book is an important contribution to improving the health, well-being and care of our closest animal companion, the dog . No one with a dog should be without this book. —From the Foreword by Dr. Michael W. Fox

The Holistic Dog Book addresses your whole dog and all the ways you can bring a more natural approach to your dog's care. Whether you're interested in essential oils, homeopathy, natural diets, herbal remedies, acupuncture, massage or emotionally satisfying training, ...

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Overview

This book is an important contribution to improving the health, well-being and care of our closest animal companion, the dog . No one with a dog should be without this book. —From the Foreword by Dr. Michael W. Fox

The Holistic Dog Book addresses your whole dog and all the ways you can bring a more natural approach to your dog's care. Whether you're interested in essential oils, homeopathy, natural diets, herbal remedies, acupuncture, massage or emotionally satisfying training, you'll find what you need to make well-informed decisions about what's right for the both of you.

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* “…this is an interesting book…The author gives an extensive amount of information…”(M2 Best Books, 6 May 2003)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781630262075
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

DENISE FLAIM is the companion-animal columnist for Newsday. With her naturally reared champion Rhodesian Ridgebacks, she is involved in showing, lure coursing, obedience and therapy dog work.
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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction: The Holistic Balance xiii
Chapter 1 Nutrition: Is Your Dog Eating McFood? 1
Chapter 2 Herbs and Essential Oils: Healing Gifts From the Plant World 23
Chapter 3 Homeopathy: When Less Is Definitely More 43
Chapter 4 Traditional Chinese Medicine: East Finally Meets West 59
Chapter 5 Touching Therapies: A Look at Hands-On Healing 79
Chapter 6 Vibrational Therapies: Seeing Isn't Always Believing 99
Chapter 7 Vaccination: Too Much of a Good Thing? 125
Chapter 8 Relationships: Dominion Doesn't Cut It Anymore 145
Chapter 9 Animal Communication: Exploring the Unspoken 167
Chapter 10 Cancer: A Journey of Healing 181
Chapter 11 Allergies: More Than Skin Deep 201
Chapter 12 Veterinarians: Finding the Perfect One 215
Appendix A A Job to Do 227
Appendix B Holistic Remedies by Condition 239
Index 249
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