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
Publisher: Hay House Incorporated
ISBN: 1561707937
Release Date: 2002-07-01
Genre: Medical

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-colour 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.

Xie s Chinese Veterinary Herbology

Author: Huisheng Xie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119949565
Release Date: 2011-11-16
Genre: Medical

Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology serves as a practical guide to the theory and application of Chinese Herbal Medicine into veterinary practices. Divided into three parts, the book covers herbal materia medica used in treating various disorders and diseases, herbal formulas, and the clinical application of treatments. The book also outlines each herb's history, the formulation of herbal recipes, energetic actions, indications and contraindications of each formula, dosages, and clinical and pharmacological studies performed with herbal treatments. This text serves as an invaluable reference to veterinarians looking to expand treatment options.

Canine Massage

Author: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781929242085
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

Use massage to help your dog relax, to condition the canine athlete, to assist in recovery from injuries or to ease chronic pain. Learn the techniques of a recognized expert in the field so that you can bring the well-known benefits of massage to your own dog or become a canine massage specialist. New edition includes detailed examinations of muscular stress points, diagnoses and treatments. Excellent source of information on dog anatomy as well.

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.

Shiatsu for Dogs

Author: Pamela Hannay
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 0851317103
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Pets

The author has been developing shiatsu techniques for dogs since 1982 when a friend asked her to help her elderly dog with his pain during his last days. Since then she has worked with hip degenerative problems, arthritis, problems associated with old age, and attitude problems. Her focus is to teach people techniques to use on their own dogs.The Shiatsu techniques in this book have been chosen for their simplicity, effectiveness and fun. They will benefit all dogs: young and old; sick or injured and well; working dogs and family pets; well balanced or insecure.This book is essential reading for all dog owners who wish to have a closer and happier relationship with their canine companions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Homeopathic Care for Cats Dogs

Author: Donald 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.

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.