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Naturally, you want the best for your canine companion's body, mind, and spirit. Ensure a lifetime of tail wags and dogged good health with THE COMPLETE HOLISTIC DOG BOOK. Animal healers Jan Allegretti and Katy Sommers discuss natural preventive health care, including early socialization, environmental safety, nutrition, and the application of alternative therapies and allopathic medicine. A thorough grounding in homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, and herbal remedies provides practical techniques for treating hundreds of common canine illnesses, injuries, and health problems. Also covering the special needs of older dogs, THE COMPLETE HOLISTIC DOG BOOK is a compassionate reference for animal guardians and caregivers, at home as well as in a clinical setting. Offers a unique, holistic approach that maintains the health of a dog's entire body system, from puppyhood through the senior years. With an easy-to-use, 80-page Materia Medica covering nutritional supplements, herbs, and homeopathic remedies. Includes a guide to creating a holistic first-aid kit.
KATY SOMMERS graduated from U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. Her small-animal hospital in Mendocino County, California, combines alternative therapies and conventional medicine with an emphasis on preventative care.
JAN ALLEGRETTI, D.Vet.Hom., holds a diploma in veterinary homeopathy from the British Institute of Homeopathy, and has been a consultant in holistic animal health care since 1989. She is the author of numerous articles on animal care and welfare. Jan lives and works in Northern California.
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