The healing power of pets : harnessing the amazing ability of pets to make and keep people happy and healthy / Marty Becker, with Danelle Morton..
By: Becker, Marty.
Contributor(s): Morton, Danelle.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Hyperion, c2002Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 270 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0786868082; 9780786868087; 0786886919; 9780786886913.Subject(s): Pets -- Therapeutic useDDC classification: 615.8/515 LOC classification: RM931.A65 | B436 2002
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -270).
pt. 1. The healing power of pets -- A healthy start : the power of childhood pets -- Untying the knot of a troubled childhood -- Bypass heart problems -- Cancer cures : how pets are giving people a second chance -- Chronic pain : take two pets and call me in the morning -- Sedentary lifestyle : a heart-to-heart walk -- Hippotherapy : horse sense -- Animal assisted therapy : the one-eyed wonder drug and other animal healers -- Assistance animals : I get by with a little help from may friend -- Seniors : everyday miracles from the love of a pet -- pt. 2. The pet prescription -- Finding the best pet for what ails you -- Are you pet-ready? : tests and tips to help you define the perfect pet for your health and well being -- Looking for love in all the right places : how to pick the right dog or cat at the shelter or the breeders using the Tripp Tests -- Filling the perfect pet prescription : pets and their role in some major illnesses : asthma, allergies, aging, arthritis, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chronic pain, cancer, diabetes, and heart problems.
A veterinarian presents a collection of stories that reveal the healing power of pets and discusses the latest medical research into the soothing effect of pets on the ill, elderly, emotionally distraught, stressed-out, and disturbed patient.