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Owners of cats and dogs are increasingly looking beyond conventional treatments for chronic conditions in their pets, and they appreciate the opportunity for their veterinarian to offer them a broader range of options. They are also looking at wellness treatments to prevent illness and increase vitality. Velvet antler fits well into this range. The history of antler as a medicinal substance stretches back thousands of years. New research suggests that therapies based on New Zealand velvet antler can provide a natural, holistic treatment for acute and chronic inflammation including joints, skin, and other body tissues by modulating and balancing the immune system, as well as some normalization of the endocrine system. This book summarizes some of the clinical evidence and benefits to small animals, and can provide a valuable resource to veterinary practitioners. Written by PJ Broadfoot, D.V.M.,co-author of Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice (Wiley Blackwell) and Nina Anderson, S.P.N., author of Super Nutrition for Dogs n Cats (Safe Goods), this book provides clinical evidence of the efficacy of velvet antler in treating alopecia, anemia, wounds, fractures, bone and nerve regeneration as well as cancer, osteoarthritis, and other conditions. Dr. Clinton Balok from the Cedar Animal Medical Center in New Mexico states "As a practicing veterinarian, I m always a little skeptical of overly-optimistic claims and non-traditional remedies, but velvet antler is the real thing. It s at the top of my list when it comes to treating pets with arthritis and joint pain." The nutrigenomic potential of deer velvet products is rather remarkable, and the burgeoning data from past and ongoing research make it a nutrient powerhouse to watch in the future. With its extensive index and bibliography The Efficacy of Velvet Antler in Veterinary Practice will find a home on every small animal hospital s reference shelf.
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PJ Broadfoot, D.V.M. Attended Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS and obtained a BS in Animal Science and Industry, with an emphasis on Genetics. Graduated KSU School of Veterinary Medicine 1981, Cum Laude. She started a solo practice in Van Buren, AR in 1982. PJ is married to Jeff Broadfoot, and has four grown children, Brannon, Barrett, Burke and Brea. Member of the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Holistic Veterinary Medicine. She is a Board Member of the American Society of Bioregulatory Medicine (ASBRM) Registration of Alternative and Integrative Veterinary Education (RAIVE) board member Instructor College of Integrative Veterinary Technologies (CIVT) an international online college. She has given lectures on nutritional aspects of healing, and the influence of environment and nutrition on children with learning and behavior difficulties. PJ lectures extensively on Complimentary Medicine in U.S and abroad. Published articles have been included in such diverse journals as Explore Magazine, The AHVMA Journal, The Bio-therapy Journal, distributed in the U.S. and Germany, and The Integrative Veterinary Care Journal. She co-authored a text-book: Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice (Wiley Blackwell 2008) Nina Anderson, S.P.N., C.NLP, C.NLH Nina is a Specialist in Performance Nutrition, a certified Neurolinguistic Programmer and Reiki practitioner. She has been an active researcher in the alternative health field for over twenty years and has co-authored 18 books on holistic health including Are You Poisoning Your Pets, The Electric Pet and Super Nutrition for Dogs n Cats. She is President of LJB Piper, a company that makes an electrolyte concentrate supplement. She has appeared on numerous national radio and TV shows and has been a feature columnist for several holistic trade magazines.
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Book Description Safe Goods, 2015. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1634527593