Ferret Husbandry Medicine and Surgery

Ferret Husbandry  Medicine and Surgery
Author: John H. Lewington
Publsiher: Saunders Limited
Total Pages: 521
Release: 2007
ISBN: 9780702028274
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferret Husbandry Medicine and Surgery Book Excerpt:

Ferret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery is a must-have for the small animal practitioner and those interested in ferrets in general. It aims to inform on all aspects and conditions relating to the domestic ferret. Edited and authored by one of the eminent authorities on ferrets in the world, John Lewington, for this new edition is joined by contributions - including both new text and illustrations - from ferret experts based in 8 different countries, including the UK, US, Australia, Japan and Russia, thus ensuring the most current and complete information is available on this increasingly popular animal. Fully updated and with full colour throughout, this second edition now has 5 new chapters: gastroenteric/liver diseases; ferret-polecat domestication and genetics; ferret dentistry and pathology; ferret toxicosis; and ferret ultrasonography, covering new radiology and ultrasound techniques. Bridges the gap between ferret owner and the veterinarian Tables and boxes highlighted for easy reference Many clinical cases are given throughout, ensuring vital points in the text are illustrated to the maximum Includes section on Husbandry, offering basic information on how to keep ferrets Sections on Medicine and Surgery give more in depth content needed to treat ferrets 5 new chapters written by 4 new contributing authors New research on ferret genetics in breeding and examination, with discussion on genetic causes of diseases Further research given on Disseminated Idiopathic Myosititis (DIM), a new mystery disease affecting ferrets in the US; and fungal infections in ferrets, especially Cryptococcosis foramens spp Full colour throughout with many new illustrations Expanded sections on anatomy, nutrition, adrenal disease complex and insulinoma

Ferret Medicine and Surgery

Ferret Medicine and Surgery
Author: Cathy Johnson-Delaney
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN: 1315354292
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferret Medicine and Surgery Book Excerpt:

The text is currently the most up-to-date book on ferret medicine and as such, would be an important addition to the library of veterinary practices seeing these lively, curious and fun-loving pets. Aidan Raftery, Veterinary Record 17 March 2018 Ferrets are becoming increasingly popular as pets, rivalling rabbits as the third most favoured domestic pet after dogs and cats. Ferret Medicine and Surgery discusses the veterinary aspects of this incredible little creature. The book covers ferret medicine and common surgeries, providing a comprehensive reference for the veterinary practitioner. Each chapter of disorders is designed to be inclusive and includes cross references to other chapters throughout as well as some highlights of anatomy and physiology as a review. The format allows easy access to information providing answers to problems that arise in practice. Thoroughly illustrated with high-quality photographs and line drawings, the book is designed to provide quick, concise information of immediate use to the practitioner.

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry
Author: Karen L. Rosenthal,Neil Forbes,Fredric L. Frye,Gregory A. Lewbart
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2008-03-28
ISBN: 184076533X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry Book Excerpt:

Four authors of international renown have combined their practical and instructional skills to provide this focused yet wide-ranging review. The book is divided into four sections—small mammals, birds, reptiles/amphibians, ornamental fish—and consists of an introduction to the essential aspects of medicine and husbandry of each group of animals, 400 color-illustrated clinical cases, plus summary questions to highlight key points. The cases are a blend of the more common and especially interesting conditions, and cover clinical presentation, etiology/pathogenesis, investigation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, management options, prognosis and husbandry advice to the client. The case-based approach offers the freedom to deal succinctly with multifactorial and multisystemic conditions. Cases are cross-referenced, cite key references and there is a detailed index. The Rapid Review is designed to appeal to veterinary practitioners dealing with an ever-wider variety of animals, to veterinary instructors and students, technicians, nurses and assistants, and to other animal health professionals in practice and training.

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret
Author: James G. Fox,Robert P. Marini
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 852
Release: 2014-03-26
ISBN: 1118782739
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret Book Excerpt:

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, Third Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a current, comprehensive reference on the ferret. Encyclopedic in scope, it is the only book to focus on the characteristics that make the ferret an important research animal, with detailed information on conditions, procedures, and treatments. Offering basic information on biology, husbandry, clinical medicine, and surgery, as well as unique information on the use of ferrets in biomedical research, Biology and Diseases of the Ferret is an essential resource for investigators using ferrets in the laboratory and for companion animal and comparative medicine veterinarians. The Third Edition adds ten completely new chapters, covering regulatory considerations, black-footed ferret recovery, diseases of the cardiovascular system, viral respiratory disease research, morbillivirus research, genetic engineering, hearing and auditory function, vision and neuroplasticity research, nausea and vomiting research, and lung carcinogenesis research. Additionally, the anesthesia, surgery, and biomethodology chapter has been subdivided into three and thoroughly expanded. The book also highlights the ferret genome project, along with the emerging technology of genetically engineered ferrets, which is of particular importance to the future of the ferret as an animal model in research and will allow the investigation of diseases and their genetic basis in a small, easily maintained, non-rodent species.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents E Book

Ferrets  Rabbits and Rodents   E Book
Author: Katherine Quesenberry,Christoph Mans,Connie Orcutt
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2020-04-24
ISBN: 0323484344
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents E Book Book Excerpt:

Learn to treat a wide variety of small mammals and pocket pets with Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 4th Edition. Covering the conditions most often seen in veterinary practice, this highly readable and easy-to-navigate text covers preventative medicine along with disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 700 full-color photographs and illustrations highlight radiographic interpretation as well as diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. This fourth edition also features new coverage of degus (large rodent species); new coverage of prairie dogs; and expanded coverage of surgical procedures, physical therapy rehabilitation and alternative medicine for rabbits, neoplasia in rabbits, and zoonotic disease. With expert contributors from around the globe, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents is the authoritative, single point of reference for small mammal care that is hard to find elsewhere. Logical organization lays out sections by different animals and organizes parts within chapters by body system — making it quick and easy to access important information. Drug formulary provides dosage instructions for a wealth of species including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. More than 700 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Chapter on ophthalmology provides an area of study that is difficult to find for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Chapter outlines offer an at-a-glance overview of the chapter contents at the beginning of the chapter. Access to Expert Consult site provides an excellent comprehensive reference and a fully searchable eBook. NEW! Coverage of surgical procedures has been further expanded in this edition. Surgical procedures are presented in a separate section and shown step by step through color photographs and radiographs, accompanied by line drawings. NEW! Additional information on physical therapy rehabilitation and alternative medicine for rabbits includes chiropractic care and acupuncture. NEW! Expanded content on neoplasia in rabbits incorporates lymphoreticular disorders, thymoma, and other neoplastic diseases of rabbits. NEW! All new chapter on prairie dogs has been added. NEW! All new chapter on degus (large rodent species) has been added. UPDATED! Chapter on zoonotic disease has been updated to further cover specific zoonotic diseases in addition to addressing the increased potential for disease transmission from animals to humans. NEW! Global author perspective incorporates the expertise of authors practicing outside of North America. UPDATED! Photographs show the diseases and disorders that are more commonly seen in practice.

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice  Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book
Author: Lesa Longley
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2010-09-21
ISBN: 0702049980
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book Book Excerpt:

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout

Disorders of the Oral Cavity An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Disorders of the Oral Cavity  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book
Author: Vittorio Capello
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 345
Release: 2016-08-10
ISBN: 0323462901
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Disorders of the Oral Cavity An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Disorders of the Oral Cavity. Articles include: Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Pet Fishes; Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Reptiles and Amphibians; Anatomy and Disorders of the Beak and Oral Cavity of Birds; Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Pet Rabbits; Diagnostic Imaging of Dental Disease of Pet Rabbits; Surgical Treatment of Facial Abscesses in Pet Rabbits; Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Guinea Pigs; Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Chinchillas; Anatomy and Disorders of the Oral Cavity of Rat-like and Squirrel-like Rodents; and more!

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Ferrets  Rabbits  and Rodents
Author: Katherine E. Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 596
Release: 2012
ISBN: 9781416066217
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents Book Excerpt:

Now in full color, this concise reference helps you care for common small mammals with coverage of preventive medicine as well as disease management and husbandry. Content not found in other resources includes chapters on ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 images demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. This is an invaluable reference for veterinarians, technicians, students, research scientists, pet store owners, pet owners, and breeders --Book Jacket.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Ferrets  Rabbits  and Rodents
Author: Katherine Quesenberry,Christoph Mans,James W. Carpenter,Connie Orcutt
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2020-06
ISBN: 9780323484350
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents Book Excerpt:

Learn to treat a wide variety of small mammals and pocket pets with Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 4th Edition. Covering the conditions most often seen in veterinary practice, this highly readable and easy-to-navigate text covers preventative medicine along with disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 700 full-color photographs and illustrations highlight radiographic interpretation as well as diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. This fourth edition also features new coverage of degus (large rodent species); new coverage of prairie dogs; and expanded coverage of surgical procedures, physical therapy rehabilitation and alternative medicine for rabbits, neoplasia in rabbits, and zoonotic disease. With expert contributors from around the globe, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents is the authoritative, single point of reference for small mammal care that is hard to find elsewhere. Logical organization lays out sections by different animals and organizes parts within chapters by body system - making it quick and easy to access important information. Drug formulary provides dosage instructions for a wealth of species including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. More than 700 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Chapter on ophthalmology provides an area of study that is difficult to find for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Chapter outlines offer an at-a-glance overview of the chapter contents at the beginning of the chapter. Access to Expert Consult site provides an excellent comprehensive reference and a fully searchable eBook. NEW! Coverage of surgical procedures has been further expanded in this edition. Surgical procedures are presented in a separate section and shown step by step through color photographs and radiographs, accompanied by line drawings. NEW! Additional information on physical therapy rehabilitation and alternative medicine for rabbits includes chiropractic care and acupuncture. NEW! Expanded content on neoplasia in rabbits incorporates lymphoreticular disorders, thymoma, and other neoplastic diseases of rabbits. NEW! All new chapter on prairie dogs has been added. NEW! All new chapter on degus (large rodent species) has been added. UPDATED! Chapter on zoonotic disease has been updated to further cover specific zoonotic diseases in addition to addressing the increased potential for disease transmission from animals to humans. NEW! Global author perspective incorporates the expertise of authors practicing outside of North America. UPDATED! Photographs show the diseases and disorders that are more commonly seen in practice.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: Karen Hrapkiewicz,Lesley A. Colby,Patricia Denison
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2013-11-11
ISBN: 111834510X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Excerpt:

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. A companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine is an invaluable resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists.

Cardiology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Cardiology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book
Author: Michael Pees
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2022-04-16
ISBN: 0323848915
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cardiology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

In this issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest editor Dr. Michael Pees brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Cardiology. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as comparative and functional anatomy of the sauropsid heart, heart diseases in reptiles, heart disease diagnosis and therapy in pet birds, ferret cardiology, and more. Contains 10 relevant, practice-oriented topics including spectral-CT contrast study: demonstration of the avian cardiovascular anatomy and function; histopathological findings in the cardiovascular system of psittacidae in routine diagnostics; more. Provides in-depth clinical reviews on cardiology in exotic animal practice, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.

What s Wrong With My Ferret

What s Wrong With My Ferret
Author: John Rossi
Publsiher: 5th Corner Publishing
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012-02-13
ISBN: 1938178068
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What s Wrong With My Ferret Book Excerpt:

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: Lesley A. Colby,Megan H. Nowland,Lucy H. Kennedy
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2019-12-05
ISBN: 1119489563
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Excerpt:

The revised fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction is an accessible guide to basic information for conducting animal research safely and responsibly. It includes a review of the unique anatomic and physiologic characteristics of laboratory animals, husbandry practices, and veterinary care of many animals frequently used in research, including rodents, rabbits, ferrets, zebrafish, nonhuman primates, and agricultural animals. The updated fifth edition adds two new chapters on zebrafish and large animals, new information on transgenic models and genetic editing, and expanded coverage of environmental enrichment and pain management. The book presents helpful tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning, and a companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. This important text: • Provides a complete introduction to laboratory animal husbandry, diseases, and treatments • Offers a user-friendly format with helpful content that highlights important concepts • Contains new knowledge relating to technical methodologies, diseases, drug dosages, laws and regulations, and organizations • Covers information on regulations, facilities, equipment, housing, and research variables as well as veterinary care • Includes new chapters on zebrafish and cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs Written for veterinary technicians, veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and research scientists, the fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine continues to offer an essential guide to the ethical treatment and anatomic and physiological characteristics of research animals.

Exotic Animal Formulary E Book

Exotic Animal Formulary   E Book
Author: James W. Carpenter,Chris Marion
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2017-09-20
ISBN: 0323498035
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Formulary E Book Book Excerpt:

The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more! Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals. Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. NEW! Chapter on backyard poultry and waterfowl, an increasingly popular pet in the U.S. UPDATED Chapter on wildlife includes new information on: considerations for developing a wildlife policy in private practice; recommendations for safe restraint of native wildlife; recommendations for meat withdrawal times in game species for select medications; agents used in wild mammal emergencies; and much more. NEW! Information details the euthanasia agents used in fish. NEW! Information on amphibians includes the blood collection sites and the selected disinfectants for equipment and cage furniture. NEW! Information on hedgehogs includes common differential diagnoses based on physical examination findings and confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs. NEW Information on the constant rate infusion (CRI) protocols used in rabbits. NEW! Information on the protein electrophoresis values for ferrets. NEW! Information on compounding pharmacies.

Nutrition An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Nutrition  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice
Author: Jörg Mayer
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 636
Release: 2014-07-31
ISBN: 0323323502
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutrition An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Book Excerpt:

Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice
Author: Nicola Di Girolamo,Alexandra Winter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 277
Release: 2017-08-19
ISBN: 0323545777
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Book Excerpt:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Edited by Drs. Nicola Di Girolamo and Alexandra Winter, focuses on Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine. Topics include: Why should we direct our efforts toward evidence-based practice and knowledge creation?; Practical application of evidence-based practice; Evidence-based advances in avian medicine; Evidence-based advances in reptile medicine; Evidence-based advances in rabbit medicine; Evidence-based advances in ferret medicine; Evidence-based advances in rodent medicine; Evidence-based advances in fish and aquatic animal medicine; Evidence-based analgesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based anesthesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based reptile housing and nutrition; Evidence-based rabbit housing and nutrition; Basic statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (numerical outcomes, P values, t-test, anova); Advanced statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (categorical data, logistic regression, confidence intervals); Basics of systematic review and meta-analysis for the exotic animal practitioner; Evidence-based information resources for the exotic animal practitioner; and How to report exotic animal research.

Behavior of Exotic Pets

Behavior of Exotic Pets
Author: Valarie V. Tynes
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2013-05-31
ISBN: 1118710398
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Behavior of Exotic Pets Book Excerpt:

Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject tobe written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practicalexperience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the bookexplains the normal behavior for each group of animals, includingreproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. Thebook also addresses animals’ environmental needs based ontheir behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry andavoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioralproblems are included, with practical recommendations for theirtreatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who wouldlike to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It alsoserves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exoticanimal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring forthese animals in captivity. Key features: The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written bybehaviorists Covers a wide range of exotic pet species Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioralproblems Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handlingof animals Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioralpharmacology

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult
Author: Barbara L. Oglesbee
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 692
Release: 2011-07-26
ISBN: 0813820189
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult Book Excerpt:

Rev. ed. of: 5-minute veterinary consult: ferret and rabbit. 1st ed. 2006.

Zoonoses Public Health and the Exotic Animal Practitioner An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Zoonoses  Public Health and the Exotic Animal Practitioner  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice   E Book
Author: Marcy J. Souza
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2011-09-29
ISBN: 1455712086
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Zoonoses Public Health and the Exotic Animal Practitioner An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive review of zoonoses and public health for the exotic animal practitioner! The issue will cover: zoonoses and preventive medicine practices, rabies, followed by specific, individual chapters on zoonoses associated with invertebrates, fish, reptiles and amphibians, common pet birds, backyard flocks, wild birds, rabbits and rodents, pocket pets, felids & procyonids, and primates and monkeys.

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing
Author: Katrina L. Mealey
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2019-02-05
ISBN: 111940455X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing Book Excerpt:

Delivers the foundational and practical knowledge required for pharmacists to become an integral part of the veterinary health care team, improving therapeutic outcome while preventing serious adverse drug reactions in veterinary patients Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing enables pharmacists and pharmacy students to expand the breadth of their pharmacological knowledge to include common veterinary species. The book offers a practical yet complete resource for dispensing drugs for canine and feline patients, with additional chapters on horses, birds, reptiles, small mammals, and food animals. Edited by a globally recognized expert in veterinary pharmacology, and including chapters written by veterinarians with expertise in pharmacotherapy and pharmacists with expertise in veterinary medicine, this book is designed to help pharmacists enhance the quality of veterinary patient care. This book is the first to combine the expertise of both veterinarians and pharmacists to enable pharmacists to apply their knowledge and skills to assure optimal therapeutic outcomes for patients of all species. Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing: Puts the information needed to safely dispense prescription and OTC drugs for veterinary patients at the pharmacists’ fingertips Focuses on crucial details of canine and feline pharmacotherapeutics Helps pharmacists avoid adverse drug reactions including pharmacogenomic and breed-related drug sensitivities Offers an authoritative resource written by leading veterinary pharmacy experts designed to integrate pharmacists into the veterinary healthcare team Includes crucial regulatory information unique to veterinary drug dispensing and compounding Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing is an essential reference for all pharmacists and pharmacy students that might find themselves dispensing drugs to veterinary patients, as well as for veterinarians and others involved with dispensing veterinary drugs.