This book has over 190 syndromes that can be treated at home with over the counter drugs. This allows owner to save several hundreds of dollars in veterinary care bills. The book is easy to read and is written using words that is easily understood and professional wording is not used to allow for better and quicker comprehension of what signs to look for and the dose of over the counter (OTC) drugs to use. Over the counter drugs doses are provided where to purchase OTC drugs and there are many charts to allow for quick treatment reference. There are some items described that cannot be treated by owners but are presented to make the owner aware of the issue and what to be aware of signs that may be observed indicating the need to see a Veterinarian. There is not a more compressive book on the market for this purpose. There is no better substitute for a professional veterinarian for any condition your pet may have.