Rational Veterinary Medicine:
If you like the ideas behind Rational Veterinary Medicine then why not read 'No Way to Treat a Friend: Lifting the Lid on Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine' by Niall Taylor and Alex Gough. Ten years in the planning and two years in the writing, this is a unique exposé of the flawed thinking and damaging practices which underpin the complementary and alternative medicine which is inflicted on our animal companions. Animals have no say, they trust and rely entirely on us, their carers, to do the best for them when it comes to medical choices -
Readable, informative and illustrated throughout with real cases from veterinary practice, 'No Way to Treat a Friend' is available to buy from 5M publishers as well as from Amazon and all good booksellers.
The Evidence Considered
Rational Veterinary Medicine: two websites working together to provide a resource for those wishing to take a critical look at the evidence behind the claims of homeopaths and other practitioners of Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) as well as related pseudosciences (including raw feeding and the anti-
This one (Rationalvetmed.org) is an easy to access, one-
The other, more recent, Rationalvetmed.net site provides a selection of original articles on the subject as well as hosting the Rationalvetmed blog.
So, next time someone tries to tell you that Linde’s 1997 paper is irrefutable proof of the effectiveness of homeopathy or that the damning metanalysis of homeopathic trials by Shang et al in 2005 was biassed and poorly done or that homeopathy can cure leptospirosis or acute diarrhoea or that homeopathy must work because it’s effective in animals, just hop along to RationalVetMed for the truth behind the hype.
And remember our motto: “Nothing is as good as homeopathy” !