The world of veterinary medicine is changing. People are realizing that if alternative medicine is better for them, it's better for their pets, too. Dogs are visiting acupuncturists, chiropractic doctors, and homeopaths. Still, many dog owners are unaware that such simple measures as changing their pet's diet and using vitamins, herbs, and other natural cures can help prevent or heal ailments ranging from excessive scratching to depression to a host of serious diseases. The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs is both an introduction and a guide to the vast world of natural healing methods, treatments, and foods now available for dogs. Author Martin Zucker offers advice from dozens of holistic practitioners and licensed veterinarians, who share their recipes, insights, and qprescriptions.q Here dog owners will find information on everything from nutritional supplements to massage therapy, as well as how these treatments can be used alone or in conjunction with traditional medications and surgical techniques. From the Trade Paperback edition.HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES (See chapter 10 for general dosage guidelines.) Causticum ... Many animals with this problem have alkaline urine. One simple way to acidify the urine is to add supplemental methionine, an amino acid, to the diet. You can ... They are coated with an organic dye that changes color in the presence of acid and alkaline substances. You can purchase litmus paper through science, laboratory, or chemical supply stores, or ask your local pharmacist. Simplyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Veterinarians' Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs|
|Publisher||:||Crown - 2010-12-08|