Introduction to Veterinary Science

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Authors : James Lawhead; MeeCee Baker


448 Pages  Hardcover 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2005

©2017 , Published


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INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY SCIENCE, Third Edition, provides a solid foundation in this dynamic field for those studying animal and veterinary sciences or preparing for careers as veterinary assistants or technicians. The text begins with an overview of cellular and tissue physiology, followed by cha... more


Drawing on his own professional experience, co-author and veterinarian Dr. James Lawhead describes relevant mixed practice cases to illustrate key concepts and bring the material to life for students.

"A Day in the Life" features introduce each chapter by presenting a relevant clinical example to p... more

New to this Edition

Chapters now feature additional hands-on activities that incorporate easy-to-find materials, helping reinforce student learning using a variety of applications.

A new chapter dedicated to safety provides guidelines to help ensure student safety in the classroom and field laboratories, as well as es... more