The Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog
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|Format:||Paperback, 336 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 10 May 2000|
A complete revision of a ground--breaking reference. Designed to provide updated information found in the original book, as well as lots of new topics, and a new organization--this second edition is more user--friendly than ever! Readers will get the latest on: Healthful diets for dogs of every age and activity level How to modify your dog's diet to best meet seasonal needs Natural ways to keep your dog healthy throughout all stages of life How to care for a dog in poor health The vaccine controversy--the pros, the cons and how to sort them out Homeopathic remedies Alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, acupressure, aromatherapy, chiropractics and use of medicinal herbs
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments. Preface. PART 1: Diet, Allergies & Health. The Natural Diet. Natural Diet Ingredients & Why They Work. Preparation of the Natural Diet. Special Supplements. Breeding Your Dog & Raising Puppies. The Older Dog--Dietary & Emotional Needs. PART 2: Vaccinations, Heartworm & Common Medical Procedures. Laboratory Tests--What do They Tell Us? Thyroid & Adrenal Glands. Kinesiology. Homeopathy. Complementary Therapies. PART 3: A Short Course on the Five-Element Theory. Spring & Summer. Fall, Winter & In Between the Seasons. Appendix I. A Brief Reference Guide. Appendix II. Sources of Ingredients & Products. Appendix III. Vitamins & Minerals. Appendix IV. Interpretation of Blood Work & Urinalysis. Bibliography. Index.
About the Author
Wendy Volhard is an award-winning author and lecturer on nutrition, behavior, and training for dogs. She has also developed the most widely used system for puppy aptitude testing. Ms. Volhard is the co-author, with husband Jack, of The Canine Good Citizen. Kerry Brown, D.V.M., is a practicing veterinarian specializing in holistic medicine.
|Publisher: ||Howell Book House Inc.,U.S.|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.57 kg)|