Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats
A Pocket Atlas
Author: Christina Matern
Paperback, 384 pages
A practice-oriented pocket atlas on how to treat pets with acupuncture
Skillfully integrating traditional concepts of Chinese medicine with clinical experience and modern scientific research, Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats brings together all current information in one convenient book. Its pocket atlas format, highlighted by hundreds of full-color photographs and sup-porting text, makes it ideal as a quick, user-friendly reference.
- A handy double-page spread designed for fast retrieval of information-on the left, concise text describes each acupuncture point; on the right, high-quality photographs demonstrate all concepts
- Bones and muscles have been precisely drawn into each photograph, a valuable tool for localization of points
- A comprehensive discussion of all acupuncture points on all channels ensures that you have full mastery of the field
- An introduction to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the channel network, TCM diagnostics, point selection, and point categories provides a strong foundation in the concepts of veterinary acupuncture
The only book to focus solely on acupuncture for small animals, this pocket-size atlas is unique in the field. It offers a wealth of practical knowledge and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, students, and trainees whose goal is to provide the highest level of treatment to the animals in their care.
Christina Matern, DVM, is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and one of the chief founders of the German Veterinary Acupuncture Society. She has been teaching at various institutes since 2003 and has her own veterinary practice in Idstein, Germany.