Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy Healthy Longer Life
Award winning veterinarian and author Dr. Nancy Kay provides an insiderís guide to navigating the often overwhelming, confusing, and expensive world of veterinary medicine. With warmth, candor, and humor cultivated over 25-plus years of working with canine patients and their human companions Dr. Kay explains how to initiate and nurture a healthy relationship with your veterinarian. She provides expert advice and insider tips.
You will learn how to:
- Find a vet who is just the right fit
- Avoid overvaccinating
- Tackle tough medical decisions
- Ask your vet the right questions to get the right answers
- Advocate for your pet when the diagnosis is cancer
- Know when to get a second opinion
- Make wise decisions about pet health insurance
- Know when it's time to say goodbye
Plus, youíll find descriptions of hundreds of common diseases and related points you should be certain to clarify before leaving your vetís office with a treatment plan in hand.
Additionally, Speaking For Spot provides you with lists of important questions to ask your vet when contemplating a new medication, general anesthesia, a major procedure, spaying/neutering, or breeding for your dog.
Whether you are new to dogs or a seasoned veteran, and whether you share your home and heart with a healthy pup or an under-the-weather mature dog, Dr. Kay will provide you with a wealth of insights. Learn how to become a super- savvy medical advocate for your best friend. Visits to the vet will never be the same!