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Pill Book : Guide to Medication for Your Dog and Cat (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kate Roby & Lenny Southam)
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How much do you know about keeping your dog or cat healthy?Did you know that the same aspirin that can safely relieve a dog's fever can be fatal to a cat?What conditions may respond better to alternative therapies than standard prescription medications?Under what circumstances can common over-the-counter medications be hazardous to your pet's health?Do you know what hazardous household products are poisonous to your cat or dog?How do certain drugs interact with other drugs or with your pet's normal diet?This one-of-a-kind guide provides you with important information about the most commonly prescribed and over-the-counter drugs for cats and dogs, plus the latest information on grounbreaking alternative therapies that will keep your pet healthy and happy. From common antibiotics and powerful drugs prescribed for more serious ailments to recent medications such as the "flea-pill," here are the facts you need to know. Each drug is extensively profiled for effectiveness, safety, proper dosages, possible side effects, allergic reactions, toxicity, and much more. You'll also receive expert advice on the following:How to choose a veterinarianA description of common dog and cat diseases and their treatmentsThe pros and cons of using human drugs such as Prozac and ElavilHow particular medications may effect your pet's behaviorHow to perform a physical exam at home to assess your pet's general healthPLUS a guide to preventive care, an index of symptoms, a quick reference first-aid guide, and much more.
An easy-to-follow guide written to help pet owners understand and take control of their animal's health features profiles of more than two hundred drugs and their side effects, the latest in alternative medicine, a directory of pet organizations, and much more. Original.
Number of Pages: 576
Genre: Pets, Medical
Sub-Genre: Pharmacology, Dogs / General, Cats / General
Publisher: Random House
Author: Kate Roby & Lenny Southam
Street Date: November 1, 1998
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-1563
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