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Interview with Robert Ridgway, DVM, author of The Truth About Dog and Cat Treatments and Anomalies









Title: The Truth About Dog and Cat Treatments and Anomalies

Genre: Pet Reference

Author: Robert L. Ridgway, DVM

Publisher: iUniverse

Pages: 366

Language: English

ISBN – 978-1-47599-673-9

You don’t have to be a veterinarian to prevent and treat many of the problems that might afflict your four-legged friend. Robert L. Ridgway, a doctor of veterinary medicine, helps you identify conditions and use home remedies and treatments to treat dogs and cats.

Written in everyday language, this guide can help you

• spot and treat skin infections in minimally invasive ways;

• help your pet battle and beat heartworms and other parasites;

• encourage good nutrition and address eating problems; and

• help your pet overcome stomach problems, gas, and other ailments.

While the guide focuses on tackling health problems, it can also help you improve your pet’s behavior, avoid common household substances that can harm your pet, and weigh complicated issues involved with end-of-life care and decision making. This handbook covers more than 150 different subjects and includes dosage instructions based on a pet’s weight so you can act with confidence. While veterinarians serve an important role, you can fix many problems on your own when you know The Truth about Dog and Cat Treatments and Anomalies.: noun, Tradescantia. The people’s radiation monitor; fifty times more sensitive than a dosimeter.

Can you start out by telling us whether you are published for the first time or are you multi-published?

This is my third book and it is a standalone subject book. I have published several professional papers in professional journals.

How long did it take you to get published?

About 8 months +/-

How did you celebrate the book being published?

I am a total unknown so no celebrating

What was the first thing you did as far as promotion?

I used iUniverse publish programs for book promotion.

Since you have been published, how have you grown as a writer?

I am not really a writer. I wrote books for the sole purpose of helping people who own a pet to help in a small way in providing good health to pets.

What has surprised you or amazed you about the publishing industry as a whole?


Robert L. Ridgway, DVM, graduated from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a residency at the University of California–Davis and is boarded in the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine and the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. He lives in Florida.ABOUT ROBERT RIDGWAY, DVM

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