This title offers alternative therapies for dog health and vitality. It is a comprehensive guide to holistic care for dogs, with over 270 practical photographs. It helps you understanding the link between body and mind: day-to-day preventative dog care, with advice on housing, feeding, grooming, exercise, puppy training, worming, neutering and reproduction. Examines the therapies that make up complementary medicine, including what they are and how they work; how effective they are; and how your dog will respond. Therapies include massage, TTouch, osteopathy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, herbalism, homeopathy, aromatherapy, Reiki, crystal therapy and Bach Flower remedies. Expert advice on which therapies to use in response to specific problems, and step-by-step photographs of the contact therapies illustrate how each treatment is applied. Recognizing the link that exists between body and mind is the first step towards understanding good health. This book is an authoritative look at holistic dog care, which aims to treat the whole animal with preventative and supportive remedies to improve well-being.
The first section looks at everyday care, from housing and exercise to grooming and diet. The second section looks at the physical, medical and energy therapies that make up holistic care. Over 270 photographs, including detailed step-by-step sequences, show how the dog is treated, so that you will be able to care for your own dog with confidence and success, keeping him happy and healthy.
John Hoare qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1965, and was in general practice until 1999. He has been using homeopathy since 1988, and he passed the British Vet. M. F. Hom examination in 1992. He is a recognized teacher of veterinary homeopathy. He believes that all medical treatment should be based on holistic principles, using a combination of conventional and complementary therapies that will benefit the patient the most.