Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine
by Stefanie Schwartz
The phenomenal growth of public interest in alternatives to Western treatments for human disease has spilled over into veterinary medicine. Many holistic veterinarians and pet owners are now interested in using alternative remedies to solve health problems with their pets. Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine is the first text on psychoactive herbal remedies for the treatment of behavior problems in small animals.
Psychoactive Herbs in Veterinary Behavior Medicine is an important guide for board-certified veterinary behaviorists, as well as veterinarians and veterinary students with a particular interest in behavior medicine. In addition, pet owners interested in alternative medicine for their misbehaving pets can use this well-rounded work to make informed decisions on the use of over-the-counter remedies.
- 1st text on herbal remedies for the treatment of behavior problems in dogs and cats.
- Provides readers with the history of herbal medicine.
- Details various herbs and their potential use in veterinary behavior medicine.
- Gives an overview of the risks involved in the use of psychotropic herbs.
- Summarizes behavior modification for the most common behavior problems in pets.