About The Pill Book Guide to Medication for Your Dog and Cat
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 veterinarian A description of common dog and cat diseases and their treatments The pros and cons of using human drugs such as Prozac and Elavil How particular medications may effect your pet’s behavior How to perform a physical exam at home to assess your pet’s general health PLUS a guide to preventive care, an index of symptoms, a quick reference first-aid guide, and much more.
The one pet medical reference no dog or cat owner should be without.
About Kate Roby
Dr. Kate Roby received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her postdoctoral training included residencies in large animal medicine and clinical laboratory medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and a… More about Kate Roby
About Lenny Southam
Dr. Lenny Southam completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, following graduation from the University of Mexico School of Veterinary Medicine. Following her internship, she was a research veterinarian… More about Lenny Southam
Mass Market Paperback
Published by Bantam Oct 06, 1998| 624 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780553579895