Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats (4th Edition)

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Harmony/Rodale, Mar 21, 2017 - Pets - 512 pages
For more than 30 years, Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats has been the go-to resource for health-conscious animal lovers. This fourth edition is updated with the latest information in natural pet health, including groundbreaking research on the benefits of vegan diets for pets, as well as nutritionally complete recipes to give your pets optimal health that you can also enjoy, making home prepared diets easier than ever. The Pitcairns also discuss behavior issues, general nutrition, and a more humane approach to caring for pets.

The Pitcairns have long been the trusted name in holistic veterinary care and continue to be at the forefront of natural pet health. Written with the same compassion and conviction, the fourth edition of Natural Health for Dogs & Cats will help you give your beloved animals the healthiest, happiest life.
 

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Contents

A Deeper Look at Natural and Holistic
A Tiny Dog a Big Shift
Whats Really in Pet Food
Whats Happening to All Our Food?
Loving the Earth and All Animals
Healthy Humane and Sustainable New Diets for a New
Recipes for Today
Making the Switch
Connections Emotions and Your Animals Health
Tips for Special Situations
Saying Goodbye Coping with a Pets Death
Vaccines Friend or Foe?
Holistic and Alternative Therapies
How to Care for a Sick Animal
QUICK REFERENCE SECTION
How to Use the Quick Reference Section

Special Diets for Special Pets
Choosing a Healthy Animal
Creating a Healthy Home
Exercise Rest Grooming and Play
Living Together Responsible Pet Management
Common Pet Ailments and Their Treatments
Handling Emergencies and Giving First
Schedule for Herbal Treatment
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About the author (2017)

RICHARD H. PITCAIRN, DVM, PHD,was a teacher and researcher in veterinary medicine at the University of Washington, worked at an SPCA clinic and had a holistic small animal practice for twenty years, focusing on nutrition and homeopathy. He has trained over 500 veterinarians, lectured widely, and co-founded the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy.

SUSAN HUBBLE PITCAIRN, MS,has had a lifelong interest in understanding and promoting natural, sustainable and conscious living and has teamed up with Dr. Pitcairn on this book since its first edition in 1981. She is also known for her inspirational poetry and artwork.

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