This book delves into some of todays most troubling canine illnesses, the factors that really cause them. It examines options for treatment, and provides detailed instructions on how to care for chronically ill dogs. With this book, readers can help their dogs have a better quality of life, and spare future pets a lifetime of chronic disease. This award-winning book is excellent if your pet is dealing with diabetic cataracts, or Sudden(ly) Acquired Retinal Degeneration, the sudden blindness associated with excess cortisol production and Cushing's Disease.
Table of Contents
Dealing with Loss; The Doctor-Client Relationship; Normal Canine Anatomy, Metabolism and Function; Diabetes Mellitus; Cushing's Disease and Excess Cortisol Production; Pancreatic Disease; What Causes These Diseases?; Dietary Management; Caring For Dogs with Diabetes Mellitus; Caring For Dogs with Cushing's Disease and Excess Cortisol Production; Caring For Dogs with Pancreatic Disease; Additional Health Concerns.
Caroline D Levin RN