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Nutritional Supplements for the Veterinary Practice: A Pocket Guide

by Shawn Messonnier, DVM

Natural supplements: Clients ask for them. Patients benefit from them. Now you can prescribe with full confidence using this comprehensive, pocket-size guide to 42 supplements.

$17.98 Member
$19.98 Nonmember

Product Code:
HNNTS
Pages:
192
ISBN:
978-1-58326-174-3
Publication Year:
2012
Format:
Book
Dimensions:
4.25" x 7"
Publisher:
AAHA Press


Special discounted price! Original price $35.95 M | $39.95 NM
 
Just like people, cats and dogs are increasingly benefiting from the use of natural supplements. Because client demand is growing, make sure you have the information you need to prescribe with absolute assurance. This right-size guide provides up-to-date, comprehensive information on 42 nutritional and herbal supplements, including origin, indications, contraindications, adverse side effects, dosages, and interactions. Time-saving and easy-to-reference, this is the only pocket guide of its kind, allowing you to easily enhance traditional treatments, meet client
expectations, and improve patient care by being well-versed in the use of supplements.
Shawn Messonnier, DVM, is the award-winning author of 30 books for veterinarians and pet owners, including The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs and The Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats. He is also a radio show host and a national speaker on the topic of natural pet care.

Preface
Introduction
How to Use This Book

 
Alpha-Lipoic Acid
Bee Pollen
Brewer’s Yeast
Carnitine
Choline/Phosphatidylcholine
Chondroitin
Coenzyme Q10
Colloidal Silver
Colostrum
Dehydroepiandrosterone
Dimethylglycine
Echinacea
Fish oil
Flaxseed Oil
Garlic
Ginger
Ginkgo
Ginseng
Glucosamine
Glutamine
Green Tea
Hawthorn
Hyaluronic Acid
Kava 
Lysine
Medicinal Mushrooms
Melatonin
Methylsulfonylmethane
Phosphatidylserine
Prebiotics
Probiotics
S-Adenosylmethionine
Silymarin/Milk Thistle
St. John’s Wort
Super Green Foods: Spirulina/Blue-Green Algae
Taurine
Tryptophan
Valerian
Vitamin A/Carotenoids
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
 

Appendix 1: Additional Information on Antioxidants
Appendix 2: List of Supplements That May Affect Blood Coagulation
Appendix 3: List of Supplements That May Interact with Anesthetics, Sedatives, or Antidepressants
Appendix 4: List of Supplements That May Reduce Side Effects from and/or Enhance Cytotoxicity of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
List of References
Further Reading