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The Last Chance Dog: and Other True Stories of Holistic Animal Healing

4.48  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Yogi, a small, scrappy Jack Russell terrier, has a pain in the neck, and after a month in the hospital, he still can't walk. Charlie, a charismatic rescued racing thoroughbred, has a bad back and can no longer stand the weight of a saddle. Mikey's posttraumatic stress syndrome transforms this wise feline into an anxious fellow who rips out clumps of belly hair. The mysteri ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by Scribner (first published February 4th 2003)
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Nicole
'Last Chance Dog' is a collection of anecdotal stories from Seattle-based holistic veterinarian Donna Kelleher. The stories all follow a similar formula--a sick animal treated by standard, Western medicine is failing to get better. As a last resort, the animal is taken to Dr. Kelleher, who combines the Western approach with traditional Chinese medicine, chiropractic care, and herbalism. Often, this proves to be just what the animal needs, and the once-sickly animal begins to thrive again. Far fr ...more
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Jan 14, 2016 V rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I borrowed this book from the local library since my cat has a condition covered in one of the chapters. Very informative, well-written and easy to read.
James
Nov 29, 2008 James rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves animals.
we have a lot of books on the shelves at my work and when i started reading this one, i couldn't put it down. it tells stories about holistic healing and then gives instructions and recipes. it's very well written and the author is a local seattle woman.
Vicki
Mar 07, 2009 Vicki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jeanne
Dec 03, 2007 Jeanne rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book inspired me to try to find a holistic vet, as I really want to learn more about healing plants and herbs etc.
Shonna Froebel
Jun 25, 2013 Shonna Froebel rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: health
Assumes knowledge of holistic healing.
A bit intense, but the animals stories were interesting.
Lu
Feb 22, 2010 Lu marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dog, health, reference
holistic dog care & storeies
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