Longevity for Dogs: A Holistic, Individualized Approach to Helping Your Canine Companion Live Longer and Healthier (Paperback)
Learn the cutting-edge science of longevity and the best of integrative veterinary care to achieve a longer, happier life for your dog.
Recent advances in longevity science have shed light on the causes of aging and how we can intervene to help our dogs live longer, healthier lives than ever before. America’s Favorite Veterinarian, Dr. Gary Richter, guides the reader through everything you can do to increase both life span and “health span” for your pet, from the puppy stage to geriatric and end-of-life care. You’ll understand how to make the best choices for your unique dog, using diagnostic tests, personalized diet and exercise plans, supplements, herbs, pharmaceuticals, and high-tech regenerative medicine.
About the Author
Dr. Gary Richter is the author of the best-selling The Ultimate Pet Health Guide and founder of Ultimate Pet Health Nutrition. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in animal science, an M.S. in veterinary medical science, and a doctorate of veterinary medicine with honors. From 2002 to 2021, he was the owner and medical director of Montclair Veterinary Hospital in Oakland, California. He launched Holistic Veterinary Care in 2009, also in Oakland, California. Dr. Richter is certified in veterinary acupuncture as well as veterinary chiropractic and uses these therapies along with his veterinary medical education to achieve better outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Richter’s animal hospitals have received more than 30 local and national awards, and he was named America’s Favorite Veterinarian in 2015 by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). Dr. Richter also received The Holistic Practitioner of the Year Award from the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association in 2019.
As the guy who started the biohacking movement for humans, I’m so excited about Dr. Richter’s book, Longevity for Dogs. Of course, we can also use biohacking to improve—and extend—the lives of our furry companions. In his book, Dr. Richter shares his vast knowledge and expertise on pet nutrition, exercise, and environmental enrichment. The strategies he outlines are not only effective, but they’re also practical and easy to implement. So, if you’re a pet owner who’s interested in giving your furry friend the best possible life, then I highly recommend checking out Longevity for Dogs by Dr. Richter. Your pets will thank you for it! — Dave Asprey, father of biohacking, four-time New York Times best-selling author, host of The Human Upgrade Podcast, CEO of Upgrade Labs
We all want to live longer healthier lives, but if we were realistic, we’d like the same and more for our dogs! Well, now you can! Dr. Richter, using much of the same knowledge, supplements, and eating tricks that I speak about for human longevity, has applied this to our canine companions and it’s all here in this book! Now we can all grow old (younger?) together for longer and better! — Steven R. Gundry, M.D., multiple New York Times best-selling author of The Plant Paradox series and founder of GundryMD.com
I have personally experienced how Dr. Gary Richter’s approach to pet care has enhanced the longevity and vitality of my fur babies, and I am forever grateful! His new book, Longevity for Dogs, empowers pet parents through science-backed nutrition, supplementation, exercise, and lifestyle recommendations to help their four-legged family members live long and happy lives. I highly recommend this book as a resource and look forward to a fast-approaching world where humans and pets are aging well, together. — Serena Poon, C.N., C.H.C., C.H.N., CEO and founder of Serena Loves LLC and Just Add Water; co-founder of Fully Aligned Co LLC
Gary Richter is a gift to the veterinary world. He understands not only pet health but has now elegantly translated insights from human longevity medicine into the pet world with clarity and practicality. If you want more great years with your dog, you’ll love this book! — Jeffrey Gladden, M.D., F.A.C.C., founder and CEO of Gladden Longevity
If you love your dog then you need this book. Death comes too soon to our four-legged friends, but now it doesn’t have to. Dr. Richter has written a groundbreaking book providing a step-by-step guide to giving your loving companion not only more years but also a higher quality of life. Dr. Richter is a thoughtful, kind, and brilliant medical professional who is a veterinary’s vet that everybody wishes they had as their own personal physician. His book Longevity for Dogs provides not only a clear explanation of the science of longevity but is also a practical guide to the steps you can take now to ensure your pets will have the longest, healthiest life possible. Buy this book for your best friend. Buy this book for yourself, because keeping your best friend healthy helps keep you healthy. — Dr. Gary Kaplan, medical director, Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, clinical associate professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine, author of Why You Are Still Sick: How Infections Can Break Your Immune System and How You Can Recover
Dr. Richter is one the leading experts on pet health, biohacking, and nutrition. This book is a groundbreaking resource that’s taking tough (and brilliant) concepts and making them super simple. — Shawn Wells, M.P.H., R.D., L.D.N., C.I.S.S.N., biochemist, formulator, and international best-selling author of The ENERGY Formula
We are on the threshold of a whole new age of how medical science views and upholds proper healthcare and longevity. This book nails it on the head. While being extremely comprehensive, Dr. Richter has kept a potentially boring and confusing subject easy to understand, while being a fascinating and enjoyable read. He welcomes us to the necessary future of medicine and healthcare for our companion animals and even us too. — Marty Goldstein, D.V.M., author of The Nature of Animal Healing and The Spirit of Animal Healing