"The Healthy Pet Manual is
a must-read. This book considers all facets of our pets' health.
including their emotional needs, and thus is a refreshing approach to
keeping our four-legged friends healthy. Two paws up!"
- Randy Grim, author of Miracle Dog. Founder of Stray Rescue of St. Louis
From the book's back cover:
companions healthy and happy is the number one priority of pet owners.
Having lost four animals to cancer, author Deborah Straw became
frustrated by the lack of information about what was causing the disease
and wanted to know what she could do to treat and prevent it.
and comprehensive guide is the result of her search for answers. It
provides readers with the knowledge of how to ward off the unforeseen
causes of cancer and protect the safety and health of their pets. Cancer
is the number one killer of most domestic animals. This revised and
expanded edition of Why Is Cancer Killing Our Pets? includes
the most up-to-date information on dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, and
guinea pigs - and the preventive measures that can be taken against this
animal companions have been diagnosed with cancer will benefit from the
full spectrum of both conventional and alternative treatment presented
in this book - from chemotherapy and laser surgery to herbal therapy,
acupuncture, and touch therapy. In addition, readers will find guidance
about caring for a sick pet and grieving his or her loss should the pet
die. Full of information, options, and support, this is an essential
resource for protection pets.
Deborah Straw is
a longtime animal, health, and lifestyle writer based in Vermont. She
is also the author of an ecotourism guide, Natural Wonders of the
Florida Keys, and is a widely published essayist.