Four Paws Five Directions

Author: Cheryl M. Schwartz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 0890877904
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Nature

For the growing number of animal lovers seeking an alternative to Western medicine, this comprehensive approach to home animal care includes descriptions of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatments, with special emphasis placed on clear, uncomplicated approaches to acupressure and diet that readers can do themselves at home. Inlcudes two 16-page color inserts.

Veterinary Acupuncture

Author: Allen M. Schoen
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323009454
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical

This revision reflects major updating, expansion of hot topics, and coverage of trends, current areas of research interest, and controversies in veterinary acupuncture. The book begins with the history and concepts of acupuncture and continues with the anatomic and neurophysiologic basis of acupuncture, research on acupuncture, practical techniques, instrumentation, and point selection. Part two covers acupuncture in small animals, including a canine atlas, avian acupuncture, and chapters that focus on disorders grouped by body systems. Part three is devoted to acupuncture in large animals. It begins with three different equine atlases, followed by equine acupuncture treatment according to body system, and concludes with acupuncture in cattle and a porcine acupuncture atlas. Part four covers failures in veterinary acupuncture and veterinary manipulative therapies.

Xie s Veterinary Acupuncture

Author: Huisheng Xie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118692196
Release Date: 2013-05-13
Genre: Medical

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine has been used to treat animals in China for thousands of years. Until now, the majority of the literature on Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine has been written in Chinese. Xie's Veterinary Acupuncture serves as a comprehensive and accessible reference on the basic principles, techniques and clinical application of veterinary acupuncture. Written by a world renowned authority on veterinary acupuncture and a panel of experts, the book incorporates a traditional Chinese approach to veterinary acupuncture, including ancient and newly developed acupuncture techniques for both small and large animals. With the growing interest in veterinary acupuncture worldwide, this ground-breaking and authoritative text is a timely resource for practitioners and students alike.

Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats

Author: Christina Matern
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9783131645111
Release Date: 2011-12-14
Genre: Medical

Skillfully integrating traditional concepts of Chinese medicine with clinical experience and modern scientific research, Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats brings together all current information in one convenient book. Its atlas-style format, highlighted by hundreds of full-color photographs and supporting text, makes it ideal as a quick, user-friendly reference in the clinic or training program. Special Features: An easy-to-use, double-page spread designed for fast retrieval of information--on the left, concise text describes the effects, indications, localization, technique, and depth of insertion for each acupuncture point; on the right, high-quality photographs demonstrate all concepts Bones and muscles have been precisely drawn into each photograph, a valuable tool for localization of points A comprehensive discussion of all acupuncture points in all channels ensures that you have full mastery of the field A complete introduction to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), channel systems, TCM diagnostics, point selection, and point categories (such as Ting or Luo points) provide a strong foundation in the concepts of veterinary TCM The only book to focus solely on acupuncture for small animals, this handy, pocket-size atlas is unique in the field. It offers a wealth of practical knowledge and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, students, and trainees whose goal is to provide the highest level of treatment to the animals in their care.

Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats A Z

Author: Cheryl Schwartz, D.V.M.
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401932558
Release Date: 2002-08-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats A–Z is filled with natural and holistic practices that can return your pets to health and keep them there. Set in an A–Z format with full-color illustrations, this beautiful book makes it easy to look up any issue your pet may have. Highlights include:: healing the whole way; acupuncture and acupressure; common and scientific herb names; and homeopathy.

Veterinary Herbal Medicine

Author: Susan G. Wynn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323029988
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

This full-color text and practical clinical reference provides comprehensive information on herbal remedies for both large and small animal species. Key coverage includes clinical uses of medicinal plants, specific information on how to formulate herbal remedies, a systems-based review of plant-based medicine, and in-depth information on the different animal species--dog, cat, avian and exotic, equine, food animal, and poultry.

Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Nancy Scanlan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470958896
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Medical

Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is the first resource on holistic veterinary care written specifically for the veterinary technician. Organized by treatment modality, the book offers practical information designed to help readers develop an understanding of each modality, assist with procedures associated with holistic medicine, and knowledgeably discuss treatment options with clients. Outlining the respective roles of technicians and veterinarians throughout, this book is a welcome reference for readers looking to expand their knowledge of complementary veterinary medicine and introduce additional treatment options in their practice.

The Well connected Dog

Author: Amy Snow
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0964598248
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

A user friendly manual for performing acupressure treatments with your dog, "The Well Connected Dog" is filled with photographs and charts illustrating a step-by-step treatment guide, meridian pathways, and acupoints. Authors Snow and Zidonis also include twenty-five special conditions treatments and lots of additional information about your dog's optimal health.

Homeopathic Care for Cats and Dogs

Author: Don Hamilton
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781556439353
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Health & Fitness

This manual brings homeopathic pet care current while providing guidance on basic symptoms, treatment options, and home care.

Manual of Natural Veterinary Medicine

Author: Susan G. Wynn
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323013546
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

This handy reference provides users with an understanding of complementary and alternative treatment options for more than 130 common disease states. Concentrating on nutrition, herbs, traditional Chinese medicines, and physical therapies, the authors present both tradition- and evidence-based therapies for disorders not always responsive to conventional therapies.

Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine

Author: Allen M. Schoen
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0815179944
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

This book provides readers with an introduction to unconventional modes of therapy, including practitioners' perspectives on specific therapies. It is divided into 9 sections: history, and underlying principles of alternative medicine, nutrition, physical medicine, energetic medicine, botanical medicine, homeopathy, miscellaneous therapies, integration into veterinary practice, and complementary and alternative perspectives. Some of the many topics covered are nutritional therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, physical therapy, kinesiology, laser therapy, magnetic field therapy, bioenergetic medicine, herbal therapy, ayurvedic medicine, and homeopathy. The appendixes include resources, including suppliers, web sites, recommended texts and periodicals, organizations, databases, and diagnostic software.

Acu Dog A Guide to Canine Acupressure

Author: Amy Snow
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781483544403
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Genre: Pets

Acu-Dog A Guide to Canine Acupressure This 188 page, 4-Color book is the Ultimate HOW-TO Canine Acupressure Book. Tons of charts and photos with detailed discussion of TCM concepts, Assessment, Session Protocol, Hands-on Techniques, and, best of all - 32 Canine Health & Behavioral Acupressure Sessions. ACU-DOG is by Amy Snow & Nancy Zidonis with Foreword by Linda Tellington-Jones.

ACU CAT A Guide to Feline Acupressure

Author: Amy Snow
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781936796021
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Pets

Cats are the most popular companion animal in the world. This user-friendly book is filled with photographs, charts, and illustrations to help people learn acupressure. The book includes: two acupressure session protocols; the major meridians for cats, and over 30 specific feline condition acupressure sessions. Since cats are so connected to their own energy, when they need your help to feel their best, acupressure offers an excellent way for you to contribute to a cat’s healing.

The Healing Touch for Cats

Author: Michael W. Fox
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781458757760
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre:

Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Michael W. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step massage technique through detailed illustrations, photos, and easy-to-read instructions, and provides information on how to understand your animal companion's anatomy, develop a massage routine, use massage to diagnose illness, and integrate it as part of an overall care for your cat. This proven massage program for cats helps affirm the human-animal bond by providing instruction on why cats need massage, how to understand your cat's body language, how to give a diagnostic or therapeutic massage, and how to keep your cat healthy.

The Healing Touch for Dogs

Author: Michael W. Fox
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 9781458757746
Release Date: 2010-11-12
Genre:

Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Michael W. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step massage technique through detailed illustrations, photos, and easy-to-read instructions, and provides information on how to understand your animal companion's anatomy, develop a massage routine, use massage to diagnose illness, and integrate it as part of an overall care for your dog. Utilizing the same holistic philosophy of animal well-being, Dr. Fox teaches you basic dog psychology, how massage can help your dog, how to create the best massage routine, how to diagnose illnesses, and even how to keep your dog in shape.