Anyone dealing with aggressive dogs, shelter dogs, or investigating dog bites will find this DVD invaluable. Cara explains the dog-human and dog-dog bite hierarchies with thorough descriptions of the bites, mitigating and aggravating factors (and other factors) using photographs, charts, case studies and analysis notes.
New Fourth Edition! Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, the most trusted and well-known quick-reference resource available to veterinarians, is available as a fully searchable CD.
The fourth edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current research in small animal clinical care. New to this edition are 335 customizable Client Handouts available to download as editable text files for you to customize for your practice.
Here is a comprehensive reference to all the diseases and disorders of dogs and cats that are either inherited or more prevalent in certain breeds. If you are a veterinary surgeon or student needing a handy reference book, or a breeder wanting to know more about your own breed then this book will be invaluable.
Top Health book, 2006, Cat Writers' Assn. and currently a finalist in that category in the DWAA contest! Covering the latest advances in the field of cancer research, this is the most comprehensive and definitive guide available for owners looking for options in their pet's treatment. In addition to information on common cancers and treatment options, including traditional and holistic care, the authors include case studies and advice on decision making.
A comprehensive guide to nervous system function, seizure activity, medical and alternative treatments. Teaches owners ways to help their dogs before and after seizures, and perhaps most importantly, examines seizure triggers, such as diet, vaccines, and chemicals, and the very clear links to metabolism and brain activity.
Canine massage therapy requires a solid knowledge of canine musculature. This book provides an extensive overview of over 115 important muscles and corresponding fasciae involved in the canine muscular system.
Written in a dictionary reference style format, just about every term the vet will ever use is thoroughly explained and easy to understand. Includes appendices identifying commonly used drugs, acronyms and abbreviations, and weight and measurement conversions.$22.95
The guide dog lovers have relied on this classic, best-seller for more than twenty-seven years. This handbook has been extensively revised to include the latest information on everything from canine healthcare to nutrition to holistic treatments.
New updated 3rd edition! Current and accurate information on the full range of pharmacologic agents used in today's veterinary practice all in a single user-friendly source. Includes large & small animals, birds and exotics.
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Head to Tail Wellness will show you how to make positive changes in your pet's life that will reduce the need for drugs and invasive therapies and, most importantly, yield a happy, healthy pet.
Illustrates the Chi meridians of the dog's body for manipulation to release endorphins; a wellness checklist; signs of imbalance; feng shui; the five temperaments and suggested diets for each; and much more.
Presenting easy-to-follow recipes that can easily be prepared at home, the new edition has been completely rewritten to reflect the latest nutritional recommendations based on current research. New chapter topics include feeding the puppy and kitten, feeding the pregnant or lactating dog or cat, feeding the senior pet, feeding the performance dog, and the role of diet in pets with cancer.
This is a fast-growing field of law, and today more and more lawyers are finding they have cases that deal with animal law. This one-stop resource contains every major aspect of private civil and criminal litigation of animal law disputes. The book also contains sample litigation documents, discovery materials, expert information and more. It's the one resource every lawyer who engages in animal law needs.
Sophia Yin, the author of the bestselling Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook, teaches veterinary professionals, groomers, shelter workers, and other animal care professionals how to handle and restrain animals correctly through behavior modification that does not involve coercion, dominance, or other negative training methods.
Mike Cormier, DVM, writes about the Akita's possible problems, questions to ask a breeder, which conditions a good vet will check for, and what the symptoms and treatment may involve. Based on this information, Monica Segal writes about the best food and supplement choices most likely to benefit this breed.
"Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine" is the first text on psychoactive herbal remedies for the treatment of behavior problems in small animals. Along with being an important guide for veterinarians, pet owners may find this useful for making informed decisions on the use of over-the-counter remedies.
In "Speaking for Spot," Dr. Kay provides an insider's guide to navigating the overwhelming, confusing, and expensive world of veterinary medicine with a warmth, candor, and humor cultivated over 20-plus years of working with canine patients and their human companions. She explains the vet's point of view, and how to initiate and nurture a healthy relationship with a vet and her staff. She leads a guided tour through a modern veterinary land comprised of high-tech scanning devices, advanced surgery, physical rehabilitation, and more--the kinds of amazing medical procedures you expect to find in a human hospital, but may not have known were available for your four-legged friends.
The result is everything you need to know in one fabulous, fully illustrated book. You will not find a more thorough, in-depth guide to ensuring high-quality treatment for your dog.
The Dog is a comprehensive guide to four areas of compelling interest:
· The bond between dogs and humans
· Canine behavior
· Canine health and disease
· Canine nutrition
More in-depth than most dog books available, The Dog fills a need for a text in undergraduate companion animal courses, veterinary technician courses, and dog care/training courses and is an indispensable resource for professional breeders, trainers, exhibitors, and veterinary clinicians.
Part of the Pet Lover's Guide series, this handbook covers the most common joint disease in dogs – osteoarthritis – its causes, and its surgical and medical treatment in a non-technical, informative, and useful manner.
Part of the Pet Lover's Guide series, this handbook covers the most common topics of skin disease in small animals, their causes, and their medical management in a non-technical, informative, and useful manner accessible to both veterinarians and pet owners.$21.95
Part of the Pet Lover's Guide series, this volume presents detailed information on alternative therapies for both dogs and cats. (The color photos, graphs, tables and indexes make this an easy reference book for your home library.)$21.95
This comprehensive must-have guide to everything pet owners need to know to make knowledgeable decisions about the health care of their pets and deserves an honorary position on your reference bookshelf.
"Veterinary Technician's Daily Reference Guide: Canine and Feline, Second Edition" is the ideal clinical companion for veterinary technicians in practice and in training. Fully revised and updated, this new edition features an improved layout for even faster access to information.