How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs offers an easy-to-use guide that enables pet owners to correctly use over-the-counter (OTC) drugs to treat their ailing pets. Dr. Bob Ridgway offers complete descriptions of the common diseases that owners can encounter in their pets that can be treated effectively with OTC drugs. Included are descriptions of medical conditions and the proper OTC treatments and dosages for diseases such as hookworms, bad breath, loose stools, red mange (Demodex mange), heartworm prevention, scabies, choking, skunk spray, impacted anal glands, fleas, and many others common pet ailments. This is the only authoritative guide that outlines in detail the proper use of over-the-counter drugs to treat pets. In addition to providing usage information, it also alerts pet owners to the ailments that require prompt attention by a veterinarian rather than home treatment. By following the suggested dosage of the OTC drugs, you can eliminate guess work and insure that your pet will be treated properly.