Holistic veterinary care remains one of the fastest-growing specialties in canine medicine. Like the original, the second edition of The Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog includes all of the in-depth information readers need to evaluate their dogs' dietary and medical regimens in light of holistic alternatives, and provides them with a new way to look at canine health in general. However, this new edition is updated and revamped with more information on all things holistic for the new millennium. In this updated version of a dog care classic, readers learn more about:
How to read commercial dog food labels and understand what they really mean
The Natural Diet and how to prepare it
Raising puppies and caring for older dogs
What supplements are all about
How to assess vaccinations and lab tests
The Five-Element Theory of traditional Chinese medicine and much more.
The Holistic Guide for a Healthy Doghas tips for everyone. Whether the reader is a new dog owner or an old pro at home remedies and health food for dogs, they will gain insight into canine health as a whole as well as their own dog's health and well-being.
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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254) and index.
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