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Doctor dogs : how our best friends are becoming our best medicine

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  • ISBN: 9781524743048
  • ISBN: 1524743046
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    x, 353 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2019]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Meet dogs who detect cancer and Parkinson's disease, and dogs who alert people to seizures and ... Read More
Subject: Dogs -- Therapeutic use
Service dogs
Human-animal relationships

Introduction: The Doctor's Nose 1(16)
PART I Staying Alive
Chapter 1 Stop the Roller Coaster, I Want to Get Off Dogs and Diabetics
Chapter 2 It's About to Hit the Fan Seizure-Alert Dogs and the People They Love
Chapter 3 A Doctor Dog in This Fight How Canines May One Day Help You Survive Cancer
Chapter 4 Dog, MD Multitalented, Multipurpose Medical Dogs
PART II Rare Breeds
Chapter 5 Fainting in Front of the Queen And Other Problems Tackled by Doctor Dog Specialists
Chapter 6 Hidden Enemies Super Dogs for Superbugs
PART III Out of the Darkness
Chapter 7 The Dog Whisperers From Freud's Dog to the Trombones and Hills on the Autism Spectrum
Chapter 8 A Heartbeat at My Feet The Difference Dogs Make in Mental Illness
Chapter 9 After the War Dogs on the Front Lines of PTSD
Chapter 10 Stand by Me Dogs in Times of Crisis and Disaster
Epilogue: Bedside Manner Redefined 299(16)
Sources 315(20)
Acknowledgments 335(8)
Index 343

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