Welcome to the world of traditional Chinese medicine—for cats and dogs! For the growing number of animal lovers seeking an alternative to Western medicine, this thoughtful and comprehensive approach to home animal care is a virtual godsend. FOUR PAWS, FIVE DIRECTIONS includes descriptions of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatments, with special emphasis placed on clear, uncomplicated approaches to acupressure and diet that you can do at home. And just wait till you see the photographs! These vivid color portraits accurately chart the meridians and acupressure points of thirty-two gorgeous, furry models. Pet owners and students of veterinary medicine alike will appreciate this unique and upbeat guide to interacting more holistically with our beloved feline and canine friends.
“Veterinarians and all who want to learn about healing animals cannot be without this landmark book. Dr. Schwartz is to be congratulated for providing new dimensions to the art and science of veterinary medicine and for deriving new meaning from ancient wisdom for the benefit of all sentient beings.”
-Dr. Michael W. Fox
Veterinarian and (former) Vice President, Humane Society of the United States