Robert L. Ridgway, DVM, discusses over-the-counter pet treatments

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Veterinarian offers wealth of information in ‘How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs’

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In his new book, “How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs” (published by iUniverse), veterinarian Robert L. Ridgway presents an easy-to-use guide that shows pet owners how to effectively and correctly treat their animals using over-the-counter remedies.

Organized into easy-to-read chapters, “How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs” offers complete descriptions of common conditions that can be successfully treated using over-the-counter drugs. Readers will learn how to identify and treat a variety of ailments including hookworms, bad breath, loose stools, red mange, scabies, impacted anal glands and fleas.

In addition to detailing the proper use of over-the-counter drugs to treat pets, the book alerts pet owners to conditions that require prompt medical attention from a veterinarian rather than home treatment. Ridgway also outlines where to purchase various over-the-counter medications.

How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs
By Robert L. Ridgway, DVM
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 168 pages | ISBN 9781450290074
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 168 pages | ISBN 9781450290050
E-Book | ISBN 9781450290067
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Robert L. Ridgway graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of California – Davis. After graduation, he worked for a short time at a veterinary hospital before entering the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, where he became director of the Animal Medicine Division in Okinawa, Japan. He was the first U.S. Army officer to be in charge of the Department of Defense Military Dog Veterinary Service at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and received a master’s degree in international management from the University of Maryland. After retiring from the Army, he worked at Covance Laboratories, Banfield Pet Hospital and Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Fla. He is also the author of “How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs Companion Edition” and “The Truth about Dog and Cat Treatments and Anomalies.”

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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