Author: Trevor Turner
Publisher: Magnet & Steel
Veterinary Advice For Cat Owners is a comprehensive guide to feline health and illness, Written by well - respected vet and author Trevor Turner, Bvet Med, MRCVS, Veterinary Advice for Cat Owners is a book no cat lover can afford to be without.
An Illustrated Handbook
Author: Celeste Yarnall,Jean Hofve
Publisher: Quarry Books
Celeste Yarnall’s time-tested natural and holistic expertise gives cat owners insight into natural alternatives in food, medication, alternative therapies, and healing practices, improving the lives of feline friends and well as their caregivers. With Dr. Jean Hofve, the esteemed holistic veterinarian, she explores nutrition as preventative medicine, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal remedies, homeopathic treatments, and groundbreaking anti-aging modalities never before published in a pet care guide. The Complete Guide to Holistic Cat Care also includes a complete bibliography and a list of suppliers of holistic remedies and services. As with all other pet health guides, it is a comprehensive resource intended to complement veterinary care, not replace it.
Everything You Need to Know About Choosing and Caring for Your Pet
Author: James Richards
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Covers all aspects of cat physiology and care, discusses the different breeds of cats, and offers practical advice on grooming, feeding, raising kittens, and dealing with health problems
Author: Michael S. Garvey, D.V.M.,Anne E. Hohenhaus, D.V.M.
The experts reveal how to interpret and understand your cat's symptoms and what steps to take to ensure its health. This comprehensive and practical book is designed to assist cat owners in understanding their pets' bodies and health based on signs and symptoms of disease, and in determining the most common medical problems that might cause particular symptoms. Adopting the "decision chart" format from popular symptom guides for human ailments, such as the American Medical Association's Guide to Your Family's Symptoms and Take Care of Yourself, five leading veterinarians have designed a user-friendly chart system that will guide a pet owner from noting the symptom and observing the cat's behavior to understanding the associated signs of an illness, the possible conditions, and the best steps to take. Filled with more than 150 charts in an easy-to-follow two-color format and medical drawings, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Cat's Symptoms is the indispensable reference for cat owners. It not only considers the problems of sick and injured pets, but also addresses the needs of healthy animals. It has all the information a cat owner needs: ¸ What a healthy cat should look like ¸ Flow charts to the 200 most common symptoms ¸ Behavioral issues, such as spraying and clawing ¸ Emergency first aid, including transporting an injured cat ¸ A glossary of veterinary diagnostic tests and medical terms With this unique combination of medical information and advice, plus an innovative chart system, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Cat's Symptoms will ensure that your cat really does have nine lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Over 1,000 Solutions to Your Pet's Problems--from Top Vets, Trainers, Breeders, and Other Animal Experts
Author: Prevention Magazine Health Book Staff
Publisher: Rodale Press
Presents remedies for physical and emotional problems in cats and dogs
Author: Gina Spadafori,Paul D. Pion
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The most essential information for both potential cat owners and feline fanatics. Find out how to choose, housebreak, groom, and even travel with your feline friend.
A Guide for Pet Parents
Author: David G. Wellock
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
If cats and dogs could write an instruction manual for their humans, Health and Nutrition for Dogs and Cats would be the result. This book sets out guidelines for feeding your pet, helps explain factors that contribute to a good (or bad) diet, and the ways in which people can help their dogs or cats maintain good overall health.
Author: David E. Kay,H. Ellen Whiteley
From feeding to grooming, this handy guide offers valuable advice and do-it-yourself treatments for the common problems suffered by pet cats, along with prevention tips, information on early warning signs, and resource guides for animal organizations. Original.
Author: Jean Turner,Trevor Turner
Publisher: Random House
A comprehensive and accessible manual of feline medicine and surgery, it explains the symptoms and treatment of every disease or injury that a cat owner is likely to encounter. Written in a straightforward manner by experts in their fields, the book contains detailed sections on anatomy and physiology; the organ systems (digestive, cardiovascular reproductive, urinary, nervous, endocrine, locomotor, ear/eye/nose, immune, blood and skin); infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, parasitic etc); and poisoning. Including chapters on nursing, first aid medicines, dentistry, nutrition and feeding as well as advice for new owners and sections on showing, breeding, insurance and behaviour. This book will become the standard work on feline health care.
The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat
Author: Marion Nestle,Malden Nesheim
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. Human nutrition expert and author of the critically acclaimed What to Eat, Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined forces with Malden C. Nesheim, Ph.D., a Cornell animal nutrition expert, to write Feed Your Pet Right, the first complete, research-based guide to selecting the best, most healthful foods for your cat or dog. A comprehensive and objective look at the science behind pet food, it tells a fascinating story while evaluating the range of products available and examining the booming pet food industry and its marketing practices. Drs. Nestle and Nesheim also present the results of their unique research into this sometimes secretive industry. Through conversations with pet food manufacturers and firsthand observations, they reveal how some companies have refused to answer questions or permit visits. The authors also analyze food products, basic ingredients, sources of ingredients, and the optimal ways to feed companion animals. In this engaging narrative, they explain how ethical considerations affect pet food research and product development, how pet foods are regulated, and how companies influence veterinary training and advice. They conclude with specific recommendations for pet owners, the pet food industry, and regulators. A road map to the most nutritious diets for cats and dogs, Feed Your Pet Right is sure to be a reference classic to which all pet owners will turn for years to come.
Author: Michael S. Garvey, D.V.M.,Anne E. Hohenhaus, D.V.M.
The experts reveal how to interpret and understand your dog's symptoms and what steps to take to ensure its health. This comprehensive and practical book is designed to assist dog owners in understanding their pets' bodies and health based on signs and symptoms of disease, and in determining the most common medical problems that might cause particular symptoms. Adopting the "decision chart" format from popular symptom guides for human ailments, such as the American Medical Association's Guide to Your Family's Symptoms and Take Care of Yourself, five leading veterinarians have designed a user-friendly chart system that will guide a pet owner from noting the symptom and observing the dog's behavior to understanding the associated signs of an illness, the possible conditions, and the best steps to take. Filled with more than two hundred charts in an easy-to-follow two-color format and medical drawings, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Dog's Symptoms is the indispensable reference for dog owners. It not only considers the problems of sick and injured pets, but also addresses the needs of healthy animals. It has all the information a dog owner needs: ¸ What a healthy dog should look like ¸ Flow charts to the 150 most common symptoms ¸ Training and behavior issues, such as housebreaking and aggression ¸ Emergency first aid, including how to apply bandages and create a makeshift muzzle ¸ A glossary of veterinary diagnostic tests and medical terms With this unique combination of medical information and advice, plus an innovative chart system, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Dog's Symptoms will enable pet owners to help their dogs live long, healthy, and happy lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
An Essential Guide for Cat Owners Who Are Expecting a Baby (downloadable MP3s included)
Author: Lewis Kirkham
Publisher: Little Creatures Publishing Pty Ltd
NOTE: This ebook contains a link to download your included MP3 baby sounds and toy noises. Do you have a much-loved cat? Your 'fur kid'? Are you expecting or trying for a baby? Does your cat know? Do you want to learn how to prepare your cat for your new baby?Tell Your Cat You're Pregnant is filled with easy-to-read, practical advice for creating a loving bond between your cat and new baby. This book provides the latest behavioral knowledge and extensive information about transitioning to a larger, harmonious family. It is a must-read for any cat-owning couple expecting a baby - your cat and baby's future relationship may just depend on it.Written by renowned veterinarian and behaviorist, Dr Kirkham has packed this book full of information, helpful tips and the latest behavioral knowledge. It is a must read for any dog owning family who is expecting a baby - your dog's and baby's future relationship may just depend on it.In this step-by-step guide you will learn how to: Prepare your cat for your baby; Accustom your cat to a variety of baby and toy sounds; Protect you and your baby from cat illnesses, including toxoplasmosis; Read and interpret your cat's body language; Introduce your cat and baby for the first time; Adjust your routine and the household to keep your cat calm; Know when you need professional assistance.
Author: Debra M. Eldredge, DVM,Delbert G. Carlson, DVM,Liisa D. Carlson, DVM,James M. Giffin, MD
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The classic bestseller--expanded and updated For years, many veterinary treatments for cats were based on research conducted with dogs because it was wrongly assumed that cats were very similar. Recently, there have been giant strides in feline veterinary research. This classic reference is fully updated and revised to reflect these advances and gives you the most up-to-date guidance on cat health and cat care. It includes: An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fast Clearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common feline ailments and problems Hundreds of photos, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to look for and how to provide the best care for your cats All new anatomical drawings and diagrams New information on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, raw diets, arthritis medications, dental disease, and more Information on supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic treatments that have proven beneficial Interesting findings on cat behavior Whether you have a kitten or a senior cat, this resource helps you quickly identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with your veterinarian. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.
Author: Amy Shojai
Publisher: Who Dares Wins
Award Winning Book Keeps Your Aging Cat Loving Longer, Living Better! As cats age, elderly cats deserve and require special cat health care to prevent cat problems. COMPLETE CARE FOR YOUR AGING CAT explains how old do cats live, how old is a "senior cat," and old cats health and behavior changes. You'll find all the must know information about old cats, cats illness and cat symptoms, with veterinary advice for keeping your old cat healthy and treating your sick cat if necessary. Advances in veterinary medicine have nearly tripled the average cat life span. But mature cats have special needs and require additional emotional support, special cat nutrition help, and senior cat medical care. A longer life means old cats suffer age-related conditions such as cat kidney failure, kitty diabetes, and feline arthritis, all of which can be successfully managed with your loving assistance. Complete Care for Your Aging Cat contains the answers you need to care for your mature cat. Pet expert Amy Shojai explains: How to entice your older cat into getting more exercise What changes to expect as your cat ages--and which changes are natural and which are warning signs that should send you to the veterinarian Which pet-specific over-the-counter cat medications every owner should keep on hand How to use the L.O.V.E. Program to keep your cat loving longer and living better Tips on everything from choosing the right products and cat foods for your aging cat How to offer old cats nursing care at home for common old cat conditions Information about cat symptoms and feline treatments for cat kidney disease, hyperthyroidism in cats, cat urinary tract infection, cats and diabetes, blind cat, deaf cat, cat stroke, feline diarrhea, cat constipation, old cats not eating, litter box problems and more. Filled with heartwarming stories of successful senior citizen cats, the latest developments in treating feline illnesses in old cats, age-defying tips, and comprehensive reference material, this is the definitive guide to turning back the clock on aging--and keeping senior cats vital, happy, and active throughout their golden years. Amy Shojai is a certified animal behavior consultant, and appears on Animal Planet's CATS 101 and DOGS 101. She is the author of two-dozen award winning pet care books including COMPLETE CARE FOR YOUR AGING DOG, and is a columnist for cats.About.com, the Puppies Guide for puppies.About.com and hosts the popular CAT CRAZY radio show on RADIO PET LADY NETWORK.
Author: Amy D. Shojai
Provides a directory of first-aid and emergency procedures for cats and dogs, covering everything from identifying a problem and performing CPR to administering a pill and follow-up care.
How to Raise a Well-Adjusted Cat--Not a Sour Puss
Author: Pam Johnson-Bennett
America's favorite cat behavior expert, author of Catwise and Cat vs. Cat, offers the most complete resource for cat owners of all stripes, now fully updated and revised. "The queen of cat behavior" - Steve Dale, author of My Pet World Think it's impossible to train a cat? Think again! By learning how to think like a cat, you'll be amazed at just how easy it is. Whether you are a veteran cat lover, a brand-new owner of a sweet kitten, or the frustrated companion of a feline whose driving you crazy, Pam Johnson-Bennett will help you understand what makes your cat tick (as well as scratch and purr). Topics range from where to get a cat to securing a vet; from basic health care to treating more serious problems; choosing an inrresistible scratching post and avoiding litterbox problems. A comprehensive guide to cat care and training, she helps you understand the instincts that guide feline behavior. Using behavior modification and play therapy techniques, she shares successful methods that will help you and your cat build a great relationship. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Susan Kuklin
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
A child takes the family dog to the veterinarian, watches the medical examination, and hears about various health problems the dog might encounter in the future.
Author: Richard H. Pitcairn,Susan Hubble Pitcairn
For more than 30 years, Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats has been the go-to resource for health-conscious animal lovers. This fourth edition is updated with the latest information in natural pet health, including groundbreaking research on the benefits of vegan diets for pets, as well as nutritionally complete recipes to give your pets optimal health that you can also enjoy, making home prepared diets easier than ever. The Pitcairns also discuss behavior issues, general nutrition, and a more humane approach to caring for pets. The Pitcairns have long been the trusted name in holistic veterinary care and continue to be at the forefront of natural pet health. Written with the same compassion and conviction, the fourth edition of Natural Health for Dogs & Cats will help you give your beloved animals the healthiest, happiest life.
Caring for Cats, Dogs, Chickens, Sheep, Cattle, Rabbits, and More
Author: C. E. Spaulding,Jackie Clay
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Whether you own cats, dogs, rabbits, chickens, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, or a combination of animals, you need expert information to make sure your animal friends stay happy and healthy. From nail care for dogs to treating saddle sores on horses to incubating turkey eggs, Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners, 2nd Edition offers advice in easy-to-understand language. With this comprehensive book, learn how to: Provide first aid for cattle Vaccinate sheep Treat a colicky horse Breed chickens Care for bunnies Treat a diabetic dog Help a cat with diarrhea And much more! Whether you are a 4H student, a home breeder raising chickens, the manager of a small farm, or the owner of a new puppy, this book—chock-full of strategies for preventing and curing common problems—is for you. Authors C. E. Spaulding and Jackie Clay also include a guide to choosing the right veterinarian, a glossary of commonly used terms, and a recommended reading list, making this a perfect no-nonsense companion for any animal owner.