Small Animal Care and Management
- AUTHOR: Dean M. Warren
- ISBN-13: 9781285425528
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 656 Pages Hardcover
- 4th Edition | Previous Editions: 2010, 2002, 1995
- ©2016 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
Reader-friendly and engaging, SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, Fourth Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the care and husbandry of small animals. Through a logical flow of information, it introduces students to the basics of the small animal industry, including the history, safety concerns and care and welfare of these animals before diving into the specifics of each, with chapters covering dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, fish and exotic species. Full-color photos and illustrations visually depict various breeds and their characteristics, anatomy, handling techniques, housing and other care concerns to facilitate learning, while activities and additional resources offer the opportunity for application and further study.
1. Introduction to Small Animal Care.
3. Small Animals and Pets.
4. Animal Rights and Animal Welfare.
5. Careers in Small Animal Care.
6. Nutrition and Digestive Systems.
14. Guinea Pigs.
18. Sugar Gliders.
Appendix A: Colleges of Veterinary Medicine.
Appendix B: Veterinary Technology Programs.
Appendix C: Recognized Veterinary Specialty Programs
Appendix D: Reported Cases of Lyme Disease.