The Healing Power Of Pets: Harnessing The Amazing Ability Of Pets To Make And Keep People Happy And Healthy by Marty BeckerThe Healing Power Of Pets: Harnessing The Amazing Ability Of Pets To Make And Keep People Happy And Healthy by Marty Becker

The Healing Power Of Pets: Harnessing The Amazing Ability Of Pets To Make And Keep People Happy And…

byMarty Becker, Dan Morton

Paperback | February 19, 2003

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Increasingly, medicine is recognizing the special relationship between pets and people as one of the most powerful weapons in fighting disease, treating chronic conditions, and coping with troubling times. In fact, many doctors are routinely "prescribing" pets for their patients.

The Healing Power of Pets explores these phenomena in greater detail, combining revolutionary scientific discoveries with deeply moving, personal stories of the unique bond between pets and their owners. The stories are of people who have learned how to triumph over chronic pain, paralyzing phobias, sedentary lifestyles, and life-threatening conditions--showing us that the best medicine might be that furry tail-wagging pet at your side.

Dr. Marty Beckeris the veterinary contributor to ABC-TV'sGood Morning America. His highly regarded weekly newspaper column, "The Bond," is distributed internationally by Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services. Dr. Becker is also a contributing editor forDog FancyandCat Fancymagazines, and is the chief veterinary correspondent for A...
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Title:The Healing Power Of Pets: Harnessing The Amazing Ability Of Pets To Make And Keep People Happy And…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:290 pages, 9 × 5.75 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9 × 5.75 × 0.75 inPublished:February 19, 2003Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0786886919

ISBN - 13:9780786886913

Appropriate for ages: 13

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