Dr. Kidd's Guide to Herbal Dog Care

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Storey Publishing, Jan 1, 2000 - Pets - 203 pages
Natural and alternative methods of health care have become increasingly popular in recent years because they can benefit anyone, even pets!

Dr. Randy Kidd, a holistic veterinarian and herbalist, explains how herbs can be used as a practical, safe, and efficacious part of dog care. This guide to complete herbal care for dogs includes simple introductions to holistic dog care, how herbs work, dosage and potency, and methods for delivering herbs into a dog's system. Herbal Dog Care includes chapters on common ailments and how to address each of them herbally. Kidd covers preventive care, approaches for age-related problems, and the treatment of chronic conditions -- from calming a nervous animal to getting rid of parasites, addressing urinary tract conditions to strengthening the teeth.
 

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Contents

Herbs for Organs Systems and Special Conditions
47
The Herbal Repertory
151
Glossary
185
Tonic Herbs
188
Herbs for Specific Conditions
189
Resources
195
Index
198
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A past president of the American Holistic Veterinary Association, Dr. Randy Kidd has a D.V.M. degree from Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in Pathology/Clinical Pathology from Kansas State University. He is the author of Dr. Kidd's Guide to Herbal Dog Care (Storey Books); a practicing holistic veterinarian; a popular speaker on alternative pet care; a columnist for Herbs for Health magazine; and a consultant for pet supplement companies, including Thompson's Nutritional Technologies. His articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association and Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Kidd has veterinary practices in San Francisco, California, and McLouth, Kansas.

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