Ferret Husbandry Medicine and Surgery

Ferret Husbandry  Medicine and Surgery
Author: John H. Lewington
Publsiher: Saunders Limited
Total Pages: 521
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9780702028274
ISBN 13: 0702028274
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferret Husbandry Medicine and Surgery Book Review:

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 10: 1315354292
ISBN 13: 9781315354293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferret Medicine and Surgery Book Review:

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.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Ferrets  Rabbits and Rodents
Author: Katherine Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2003-12-22
ISBN 10: 9781455734597
ISBN 13: 1455734594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents Book Review:

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Addresses the common questions and concerns of the practicing veterinarian who works with small mammals. Serves as a useful reference for veterinary students, technicians, research scientists, pet shop owners, pet owners, and breeders. Because preventive medicine is crucial to small mammal medicine, coverage includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. Also features chapters on disease management, surgery, and radiology. A section of the zoonotic disease chapter covers the monkey-pox outbreak in the Midwest section of the United States in May 2003. A rare zoonotic viral disease this was the first report of this in the United States and it has never been reported outside of Africa Logically organized in sections by different animals with subsequent chapters organized by body system for quick and easy access to information A Drug Formulary provides a comprehensive introduction to drug therapy Comprehensive appendices offer quick-reference to diagnosis tables, supply sources, and other practical information Features a wealth of photographs and line drawings that demonstrate radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques Includes a chapter on ophthalmology, an area of study hard to find for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals Coverage of specific soft tissue surgery and general orthopedic procedures 7 new chapters covering: cardiovascular diseases of rabbits; diseases of prairie dogs; diseases of hedgehogs; diseases of sugar gliders; a combined chapter on hematology and clinical pathology; dentistry; and zoonotic disease A new full-color insert with 24 color plates on hematology and clinical pathology The latest information on Monkey-pox, a rare zoonotic viral disease outbreak that occurred in the Midwest region of the United States in May 2003

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 10: 1118782739
ISBN 13: 9781118782736
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret Book Review:

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.

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 10: 184076533X
ISBN 13: 9781840765335
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry Book Review:

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.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Ferrets  Rabbits  and Rodents
Author: Katherine E. Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 596
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9781416066217
ISBN 13: 1416066217
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents Book Review:

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 E Book

Ferrets  Rabbits and Rodents   E Book
Author: Katherine Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2011-05-12
ISBN 10: 1437702880
ISBN 13: 9781437702880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents E Book Book Review:

A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.

Avian Medicine and Surgery in Practice

Avian Medicine and Surgery in Practice
Author: Bob Doneley
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 467
Release: 2016-04-21
ISBN 10: 1482260190
ISBN 13: 9781482260199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Avian Medicine and Surgery in Practice Book Review:

Avian Medicine and Surgery in Practice is an invaluable quick reference resource for clinicians and a useful study guide for veterinary students. In this practical and beautifully illustrated book, early chapters cover physical examination, advice on interpreting diagnostic tests, and avian anatomy and physiology. Disorders affecting the different body regions and systems make up the majority of the book from the external—skin, feathers, eyes, legs and feet—to the internal including the gastrointestinal tract and the cardiovascular system. Further aspects of avian medicine discussed in the book include behavioural problems, incubation of eggs, paediatrics and surgery. Written by an expert with more than 30 years of clinical experience in avian medicine, the new edition is thoroughly revised with updated diseases, new and expanded clinical techniques, and over 100 new color illustrations. It also adds four important new chapters: Husbandry, Grooming and Nutrition, Diagnostic Imaging, Endoscopy, and Oncology as well as new sections on cardiovascular anatomy and neuroanatomy.

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 10: 0702049980
ISBN 13: 9780702049989
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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

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 10: 0323462901
ISBN 13: 9780323462907
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 Review:

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

Ferrets
Author: Maggie Lloyd
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 198
Release: 1999-06-09
ISBN 10: 9780632051786
ISBN 13: 0632051787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Book Review:

Small animal practices are seeing more ferrets than ever before and there is a need for comprehensive and easy to use information on the health, husbandry and diseases of these animals. This book is a practical and concise guide to the care and management of the domestic ferret. Section 1 covers biology and husbandry; section 2 comprises a systematic, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases; section 3 covers anaesthesia, common surgical procedures, methods of sampling and administration, and handling and clinical examination; and section 4 contains tables on biological data and drug dosages. Here, a wealth of useful information has been brought together in one book for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and all those involved in the care and management of ferrets.

Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians

Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians
Author: Dennis M. McCurnin,Joanna M. Bassert
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 1241
Release: 2006
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924102123118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians Book Review:

Accompanying CD-ROM ... "contains student exercises, including crossword puzzles to help study key terms, picture-it exercises to test knowledge of key illustrations, quiz shows and hangman exercises to make self-study fun, and WebLinks, an exciting resource that lets you link to hundreds of websites carefully chosen to supplement the content of the textbook." -- p. xiii.

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery
Author: Cheryl B. Greenacre,Teresa Y. Morishita
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-12-31
ISBN 10: 1118335430
ISBN 13: 9781118335437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery Book Review:

Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a practical resource offering guidance on developing diagnostic and treatment plans for individual companion poultry or small flocks. Organized by body system to aid in developing a differential diagnosis list for common presenting signs, the book provides all the information clinicians need to effectively treat backyard poultry. Written by experts from both the commercial poultry field and the companion avian field, the book provides thorough coverage of both common and less common diseases of backyard chickens, ducks, and other poultry. The book begins with introductory chapters covering general information, an overview of US laws, and basic husbandry concerns, then moves into specific disease chapters organized by system. The book takes an individual medicine perspective throughout, with photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate principles and diseases. Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is an invaluable guide to diseases and treatments for any practitioners treating backyard poultry. Key Features Offers a practical reference on diseases and treatment of backyard poultry, with clinically relevant information veterinarians need to care for backyard flocks Takes an easy-to-use body system approach to help differentiate between diseases Focuses on individual diagnostic and treatment options for the individual bird or small flock Presents a special chapter on regulatory considerations for medication use in backyard poultry Provides more than 200 photographs, radiographs, and histopathological photomicrographs to illustrate the concepts discussed Includes access to an accompanying website with photographs, videos, and linked references and websites at www.wiley.com/go/greenacre/poultry Cheryl B. Greenacre, DVM, DABVP-Avian, DABVP-ECM, is Professor of Avian and Zoological Medicine at the University of Tennessee's college of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Teresa Y. Morishita, DVM, MPVM, MS,PhD., DACPV, is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Poultry Medicine & Food Safety at Western University college of Veterniary Medicine in Pomona Calivornia, USA.

BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets

BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets
Author: Emma Keeble,Anna Meredith
Publsiher: BSAVA
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2009-04-06
ISBN 10: 9781905319084
ISBN 13: 1905319088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets Book Review:

The BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets is a new title to the BSAVA range. The Manual is split into two distinct sections: the first part is dedicated to rodents covering biology, husbandry and clinical techniques, as well as the diseases particular to these animals. The second part of the Manual is devoted to ferrets and discusses biology, husbandry and clinical techniques, and diseases by body system. Coverage includes main disease conditions as well as medicine and surgery. The straightforward and clinical approach ensures that veterinarians in practice will find it useful as a general reference text.

9th Annual Veterinary Technician Seminar

9th Annual Veterinary Technician Seminar
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D02375998G
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Ferrets  Rabbits  and Rodents
Author: James W. Carpenter,Katherine E. Quesenberry
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 461
Release: 2007-06-01
ISBN 10: 9781416053989
ISBN 13: 1416053980
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents Book Review:

Veterinary Consult The Veterinary Consult version of this title provides electronic access to the complete content of this book. Veterinary Consult allows you to electronically search your entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Purchasing additional Veterinary Consult titles makes your learning experience even more powerful. All of the Veterinary Consult books will work together on your electronic "bookshelf", so that you can search across your entire library of veterinary books. Veterinary Consult: It's the best way to learn! Book Description Addresses the common questions and concerns of the practicing veterinarian who works with small mammals. Serves as a useful reference for veterinary students, technicians, research scientists, pet shop owners, pet owners, and breeders. Because preventive medicine is crucial to small mammal medicine, coverage includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. Also features chapters on disease management, surgery, and radiology. Book plus fully searchable electronic access to text.

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine
Author: Marie Kubiak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2020-08-24
ISBN 10: 1119389992
ISBN 13: 9781119389996
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine Book Review:

Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.

Mader s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery E Book

Mader s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery  E Book
Author: Stephen J. Divers,Scott J. Stahl
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1537
Release: 2018-11-30
ISBN 10: 0323482481
ISBN 13: 9780323482486
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mader s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery E Book Book Review:

Known as "the bible" of herpetological medicine and surgery, Mader’s Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery, 3rd Edition edited by Stephen Divers and Scott Stahl provides a complete veterinary reference for reptiles and amphibians, including specific sections on practice management and development; taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, behavior, stress and welfare; captive husbandry and management including nutrition, heating and lighting; infectious diseases and laboratory sciences; clinical techniques and procedures; sedation, anesthesia and analgesia; diagnostic imaging; endoscopy; medicine; surgery; therapy; differential diagnoses by clinical signs; specific disease/condition summaries; population health and public health; and legal topics. Well-organized and concise, this new edition covers just about everything related to reptiles and amphibians by utilizing an international array of contributing authors that were selected based on their recognized specialization and expertise, bringing a truly global perspective to this essential text!

The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
Author: Arthur James Wells
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015079755792
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice
Author: Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 2008
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9780721604220
ISBN 13: 0721604226
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice Book Review:

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.