The Natural Way For Dogs And Cats

Natural treatments, remedies and diet for your pet
Author: Midi Fairgrieve
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446446131
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 240
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As more and more people are choosing natural medicine for themselves, they are also seeking it for their pets. This book tells you everything you need to know about natural health care for dogs and cats, including: ·How to make a fresh, balanced natural diet for your pet ·How natural medicine works and why you should choose to use it ·Which treatments and remedies are available for animals ·Which conditions respond best to which treatments ·Using herbs , food supplements and natural remedies for specific ailments ·How to treat a variety of common complaints safely and effectively at home ·What to include in a natural first-aid kit ·Where to find a practitioner to treat your pet ·How to give your pet a healthier, happier, and longer life Filled with practical help, The Natural Way for Dogs and Cats details simple and effective cures for a variety of common complaints. From skin problems and arthritis, to behavioral problems and digestive disorders, this book will help you chose the most effective treatment or remedy for your pet. It describes in detail the major holistic treatments for animals, including acupuncture, herbs, aromatherapy, chiropractic, flower remedies, healing, homeopathy, and nutrition. If you’re looking for healthy alternatives to commercial pet foods, drugs or surgery, but do not know where to start, this inspirational book is for you – and your pet!

Natural Remedy Book for Dogs and Cats


Author: Diane Stein
Publisher: Crossing Press
ISBN: 0307827895
Category: Pets
Page: 341
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Fifty common pet ailments and the natural methods and remedies optimal to support their treatment are arranged in alphabetical order. The book includes a thorough discussion of several natural healing modalities and how they are used for pets. The methods of treatment include nutrition, naturopathy, vitamins and minerals, herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture/acupressure, flower essences, and gemstones. Each method is discussed for each of the fifty illnesses. Many people use natural healing for themselves, but wonder how to use it for their dogs and cats. This book is a comprehensive answer to that question. Use it with Diane Stein's books Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats and The Holistic Puppy.

Herbs for Pets

The Natural Way to Enhance Your Pet's Life
Author: Mary L. Wulff,Greg L. Tilford
Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 1935484761
Category: Pets
Page: 325
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Herbs for Pets, by herbalists and holistic experts Gregory L. Tilford and Mary L. Wulff, is the bible for all pet owners looking to enhance their companion animals’ lives through natural therapies. Now in its second revised edition, Herbs for Pets is an indispensable resource, an exhaustive compendium of medicinal plants and natural remedies that hosts an illustrated tour through Western, ayurvedic, and Chinese herbs that grow in North America, including their holistic applications and contraindications, and alternative approaches to treating a wide range of ailments. Remedies in the book are applicable to dogs and cats, as well as birds, small mammals, and even farm animals. The book is organized into three chapters, the first is dedicated to the “Principles and Practices of Herbalism,” discussing the many facets of herbs, concerns about toxicity, basic herbal preparation, the ethical use of herbs, the connection between herbs and diet, and using herbs as dietary supplements. Chapter 2, titled “Materia Medica: An A-Z Guide to Herbs for Animals,” is an exhaustive 150-page section presenting color photographs and text about the appearance, habitat and range, cycle and bloom season, parts used, primary medicinal activities, strongest affinities, common uses, availability, propagation and harvest, alternatives and adjuncts, and cautions and comments for 65 different herbs (from Alfalfa to Yucca!). The common uses section is extensive for each herb, discussing the nutrient value, various qualities, and ways in which the herb is used for specific treatments. The third chapter of the book is titled “An Herbal Repertory for Animals: Ailments and Treatments” and details remedies for the following: anxiety, nervousness, and behavioral problems; arthritis and hip dysplasia; cancer; cardiovascular problems; digestive system problems; ear problems; elderly animal care; endocrine system and related problems; epilepsy, convulsions, and seizures; eye problems; first aid, immune system care; mouth and nose problems; parasite-related problems; pregnancy and lactation; skin problems; and urinary problems. The authors share over two dozen herbal remedies for various ailments, from asthma and pneumonia to constipation and eye cleaner. A glossary of over 200 terms is included, as are references and a comprehensive index. .

The Pet Lover's Guide to Natural Healing for Cats & Dogs


Author: Barbara Fougère
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416029869
Category: Medical
Page: 628
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Presenting detailed information on alternative therapies for both dogs and cats, this book is divided into three main parts: diet and natural therapies; recommendations for specific health conditions, such as skin problems or digestive tract problems; and an overview of health maintenance and preventive health, including information about vaccinations, weight control, and caring for the aging pet.

Natural Remedies For Dogs And Cats


Author: C.J. Puotinen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780879838270
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
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Outlines alternative therapies for dogs and cats, covering nutrition, raw foods, and the benefits of over fifty herbal remedies

Homöopathie für Hunde und Katzen

kleine Gaben für kleine Tiere
Author: Don Hamilton
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783830490937
Category:
Page: 288
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Dieses Praxisbuch bietet dem homöopathisch arbeitenden Tierarzt eine wertvolle Hilfe. Dem interessierten Tierhalter liefert es einen aufschlussreichen Einblick in die homöopathische Behandlung von Hund und Katze. - Theorie von Gesundheit und Krankheit und Einwirkungsmöglichkeiten durch homöopathische Mittel. - Informationen über die Behandlung spezifischerer Zustände. - Impfpraxis mit kritischer Bewertung. - Homöopathische Arzneimittel. - Genaue Quellenangaben und Erläuterungen, die das Buch als tägliches Nachschlagewerk unersetzlich machen.

8 Weeks to a Healthy Dog


Author: Shawn Messonier
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579547257
Category: Pets
Page: 256
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Shows readers how to extend the life expectancy of their dogs by controlling parasites, controlling diet, and providing opportunities for exercise.

The Royal Treatment

A Natural Approach to Wildly Healthy Pets
Author: Barbara Royal,Anastasia Royal
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451647700
Category: Nature
Page: 400
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Citing a rise in animal illnesses that are akin to human maladies, a guide to promoting animal health draws on evolutionary and species-specific insights to share recommendations for an animal companion's nutritional, emotional and physical needs.

Real Food for Dogs & Cats


Author: Dr. Clare Middle
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 1925163687
Category: Pets
Page: 160
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For every pet lover who wants to ensure their cat or dog has the best chance of a long and healthy life, this no-nonsense guide to natural and balanced pet nutrition has simple, practical, and effective ways to keep pets in top condition. Combining a wealth of experience with sound science in this easy-to-use book, this book is a must for all pet owners, breeders, veterinarians, and animal health professionals wanting to feed dogs and cats the natural way.

Dr. Pitcairn's New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats


Author: Richard H. Pitcairn,Susan Hubble Pitcairn
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579549732
Category: Pets
Page: 466
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A reference guide to common ailments affecting domestic canines and felines features recipes for healthier food, sources of herbal and homeopathic supplies, environmental issues and solutions, and emergency care information.

Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats


Author: Diane Stein
Publisher: Crossing Press
ISBN: 0307783782
Category: Pets
Page: 190
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This invaluable resource tells how to use nutrition, minerals, massage, herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, acupressure, flower essences, and psychic healing for optimal health. Meticulously researched. Fully illustrated. Comprehensive guide to holistic healing methods. Extensive resource directory. Effective ways to reduce veterinary costs. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Natural Pet Care


Author: Gary Null
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781583220740
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 336
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The great advocate of holistic medicine turns his attention to pets, arguing that pets should also eat a vegetarian diet. Original.

The Allergy Solution for Dogs

Natural and Conventional Therapies to Ease Discomfort and Enhance Your Dog's Quality of Life
Author: Shawn Messonnier, D.V.M.
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307554228
Category: Pets
Page: 224
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The Holistic Approach to Treating Your Dog's Allergies When your dog is constantly scratching and uncomfortable, you need answers. If the problem is allergies, The Allergy Solution for Dogs can help you provide the best care possible for your beloved companion. Holistic veterinarian Dr. Shawn Messonnier focuses on the pros and cons of natural and conventional treatments. Inside, you'll discover: ·The benefits of nutritional supplements such as antioxidants and fatty acids ·How to reduce or eliminate the use of steroids and antihistamines ·The benefits of herbal therapy and acupuncture ·Diet and nutrition tips for dogs of all ages ·And more! "More and more dogs have skin problems and Dr. Messonnier writes convincingly about over-vaccination and poor nutrition being major causes. With this book, you'll learn many ways to help your dog be more comfortable and how to work with holistic veterinarians to cure skin problems." —Dr. Christina Chambreau, founding member and past chair of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy "Dr. Messonnier provides the answers to where to start and what to expect to improve your pet's health through alternative and traditional veterinary medicine." —Marilyn S. Moore, D.V.M. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Cats

Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nations Top Holistic Veterinarians
Author: Martin Zucker
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307560996
Category: Pets
Page: 320
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You probably feel like you know everything about your cat and his needs, but chances are there's a lot you aren't aware of. For example, did you know that the food you feed him every day has nowhere near enough nutritional value, or that he may have chronic tooth decay? Have you ever been told that the essence of the flower holly can help him be less jealous, or that a massage can lessen his arthritis pains? The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Cats is an introduction and a guide to the vast world of natural methods, treatments, and foods that are now available for cats. Veterinarians from around the country offer information and opinions to help you determine what's best for your cat. In addition to showing you how to develop a healthy diet for your pet, these doctors will tell you about alternative treatments such as homeopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, and herbal medicine. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Natural Healing For Dogs And Cats


Author: Prevention Health Books
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312978785
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 288
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A comprehensive handbook on alternative and natural therapies for dogs and cats offers tested homeopathic and holistic treatments for a wide variety of ailments and behavioral problems including skin disorders, post-surgical healing, nutritional problems, heart disease, fleas, and aggression. Original.

Herbs for Pets

The Natural Way to Enhance Your Pet's Life
Author: Gregory L. Tilford,Mary L. Wulff
Publisher: I5 Press
ISBN: 9781933958781
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 328
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Herbs for Pets, by herbalists and holistic experts Gregory L. Tilford and Mary L. Wulff, is the bible for all pet owners looking to enhance their companion animals’ lives through natural therapies. Now in its second revised edition, Herbs for Pets is an indispensable resource, an exhaustive compendium of medicinal plants and natural remedies that hosts an illustrated tour through Western, ayurvedic, and Chinese herbs that grow in North America, including their holistic applications and contraindications, and alternative approaches to treating a wide range of ailments. Remedies in the book are applicable to dogs and cats, as well as birds, small mammals, and even farm animals. The book is organized into three chapters, the first is dedicated to the “Principles and Practices of Herbalism,” discussing the many facets of herbs, concerns about toxicity, basic herbal preparation, the ethical use of herbs, the connection between herbs and diet, and using herbs as dietary supplements. Chapter 2, titled “Materia Medica: An A-Z Guide to Herbs for Animals,” is an exhaustive 150-page section presenting color photographs and text about the appearance, habitat and range, cycle and bloom season, parts used, primary medicinal activities, strongest affinities, common uses, availability, propagation and harvest, alternatives and adjuncts, and cautions and comments for 65 different herbs (from Alfalfa to Yucca!). The common uses section is extensive for each herb, discussing the nutrient value, various qualities, and ways in which the herb is used for specific treatments. The third chapter of the book is titled “An Herbal Repertory for Animals: Ailments and Treatments” and details remedies for the following: anxiety, nervousness, and behavioral problems; arthritis and hip dysplasia; cancer; cardiovascular problems; digestive system problems; ear problems; elderly animal care; endocrine system and related problems; epilepsy, convulsions, and seizures; eye problems; first aid, immune system care; mouth and nose problems; parasite-related problems; pregnancy and lactation; skin problems; and urinary problems. The authors share over two dozen herbal remedies for various ailments, from asthma and pneumonia to constipation and eye cleaner. A glossary of over 200 terms is included, as are references and a comprehensive index.

The holistic dog book

canine care for the 21st century
Author: Denise Flaim
Publisher: Howell Books
ISBN: 9780764517631
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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A reader-friendly guide to natural dog care covers a wide range of holistic topics, from feeding and training to alternative therapies for a host of ailments. Original.

Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats

Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements
Author: Shawn Messonnier, D.V.M.
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307558606
Category: Pets
Page: 512
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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 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.