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Veterinary Laboratory Medicine Small And Exotic Animals An Issue Of Clinics In Laboratory Medicine E Book

Author : Kent Balanis Lewandrowski
ISBN : 9780323430289
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This issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine provides approaches and diagnostic techniques relating to the assessment of small and exotic animals. Topics covered include: Clinical Approach to Advanced Renal Function Testing in Dogs and Cats; A Laboratory Diagnostic Approach to Hepatobiliary Disease in Small Animals; Diagnosis of Small Intestinal Disorders in Dogs and Cats; Practical Interpretation and Application of Exocrine Pancreatic Testing in Small Animals; Using Cardiac Biomarkers in Veterinary Practice; Use of Lactate in Small Animal Practice; Diagnosis of Disorders of Iron Metabolism in Dogs and Cats; Making Sense of Lymphoma Diagnostics in Small Animal Patients; Hematology of Domestic Ferret; Hematological Assessment in Pet Rabbits: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification; Hematological Assessment in Pet Rats, Mice, Hamsters, and Gerbils: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification; Hematological Assessments in Pet Guinea Pigs: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification; Avian Hematology; Reptile Hematology; Fish Hematology and Associated Disorders; Evaluation of the Blood Film.
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Behavior Of Exotic Pets

Author : Valarie V. Tynes
ISBN : 9781118710395
Genre : Medical
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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
Category: Medical


Author : Caroline Grigson
ISBN : 9780198714705
Genre : Captive wild animals
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Menagerie is the story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the London Zoo--a tale replete with the extravagant, the eccentric, and--on occasion--the downright bizarre. From Henry III's elephant at the Tower, to George IV's love affair with Britain's first giraffe and Lady Castlereagh's recalcitrant ostriches, Caroline Grigson's tour through the centuries amounts to the first detailed history of exotic animals in Britain. On the way we encounter a host of fascinating and outlandish creatures, including the first peacocks and popinjays, Thomas More's monkey, James I's cassowaries in St James's Park, and Lord Clive's zebra--which refused to mate with a donkey, until the donkey was painted with stripes. But this is not just the story of the animals themselves. It also the story of all those who came into contact with them: the people who owned them, the merchants who bought and sold them, the seamen who carried them to our shores, the naturalists who wrote about them, the artists who painted them, the itinerant showmen who worked with them, the collectors who collected them. And last but not least, it is about all those who simply came to see and wonder at them, from kings, queens, and nobles to ordinary men, women, and children, often impelled by no more than simple curiosity and a craving for novelty.
Category: Captive wild animals

Exotic Animal Oncology An Issue Of Veterinary Clinics Of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Author : David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman
ISBN : 9780323482936
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This issue, guest edited by Dr. David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman, focuses on Exotic Animal Oncology. Topics include: Invertebrate Oncology; Fish Oncology, Reptile Oncology; Amphibian Oncology; Ferret Oncology; Rabbit Oncology; Rodent Oncology; Principles and Applications of Surgical Oncology in Exotic Animals; Principles and Applications of Medical Oncology in Exotic Animals; Principles and Applications or Radiation Therapy in Exotic Animals; and Avian Oncolog

Diseases Of Exotic Animals

Author : Joel D. Wallach
ISBN : UCSD:31822001598572
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Medical And Surgical Management Of Ocular Surface Disease In Exotic Animals An Issue Of Veterinary Clinics Of North America Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

Author : Sarah L. Czerwinski
ISBN : 9780323655088
Genre : Medical
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This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Sarah Czerwinski, is devoted to the Medical and Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Disease in Exotic Animals. Dr. Czerwinski has assembled a list of articles that covers ocular surface disease in a wide range of animals, including: Rabbits; Rodents (Guinea pigs, mice, rats, and chinchillas); Ferrets; Marine mammals; Birds; New world camelids; Fish; Amphibians; and Reptiles (crocodilians, lizards, chelonians, and snakes).
Category: Medical

The Politics Of Zoos

Author : Jesse Donahue
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114217545
Genre : Political Science
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Zoos have found themselves continually under fire in recent decades. Animal rights activists initiated the attacks; at the same time regulatory agencies, anti-tax advocates, and an assortment of litigators have also targeted zoos. In an effort to defend themselves in this hostile landscape, zoos and aquariums joined forces under the leadership of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (now called the AZA). They learned to use the political system to their own advantage while at the same time crafting a more progressive public mission. In The Politics of Zoos, Jesse Donahue and Erik Trump present a political biography of the AZA to show how the zoo community has emerged as a political player. Rather than recount the history of a faceless institution, the authors focus on the cohort of directors who navigated the political turbulence of the 1960s and 1970s and set the agenda for subsequent decades. Ironically, at a time when activists began to charge that zoos and aquariums did not know how to care for animals and did not care for the well-being of endangered species, the opposite was true. These institutions were increasingly attracting well-educated professionals who indeed cared a great deal. Amidst controversies over ownership and funding, capture and disposal, and the health and well-being of animals on display, AZA leaders acted not merely to protect their own interests in the political arena but to ensure the welfare of captive animals and to assist with the conservation of wild species. Donahue and Trump's original study of the politics of American zoos and aquariums from the 1960s to the present draws upon interviews, archival sources, congressional records, court cases, regulatory hearings, media accounts, and the authors' ongoing field research. It will appeal to zoo professionals, political scientists, historians, and those concerned with animal welfare.
Category: Political Science

Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis

Author : J. Jill Heatley
ISBN : 9780470960356
Genre : Medical
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Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is a practical, user-friendly guide to diagnostic testing in a wide range of exotic species. Offers complete information on obtaining samples, performing tests, and interpreting laboratory results in exotic animals Presents information on each species using a similar format for easy access Emphasizes details on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests not found in other resources Draws together information on selecting, performing, and using diagnostic tests into a single easy-to-use resource Covers a wide range of species, including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and wild, laboratory, and pet birds
Category: Medical

Exotic Animals

Author : José María Parramón
ISBN : 0764112112
Genre : Art
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These extra-large-format books combine basic, step-by-step art instruction with the workbook concept, which makes them an ideal teaching tool for beginning artists. Each book contains 24 pages of full-color and black-and-white illustrations that instruct on methods of execution. Eight additional sheets of blank paper are bound into each book. They're suitable for student exercises in watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, ink, or pencil drawing. Picture captions give exact instructions. Additional diagrams and drawings analyze details of shape and specify correct proportions. Lions, giraffes, and reptiles are shown in correct proportions and natural stances.
Category: Art

Exotic Animal Care And Management

Author : Vicki Judah
ISBN : 9781305687868
Genre : Science
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Focusing exclusively on the care of exotic species as pets, EXOTIC ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 2ND EDITION delves into the unique behaviors, diet, housing considerations, handling and restraint methods, medical concerns and clinical procedures related to the proper management of these animals. Reader-friendly and concise, each chapter covers a specific exotic animal commonly found in veterinary practice, including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, intervtebrates, alpacas and llamas, miniature pigs and backyard chickens. Also included is an overview of specific concerns and zoonotic diseases associated with exotic animals so that veterinary technicians are fully prepared to contribute to their care and treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Science

Elephant Slaves And Pampered Parrots

Author : Louise E. Robbins
ISBN : 0801867533
Genre : History
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"Adds a new dimension to our understanding of eighteenth-century France by investigating the provenance, treatment, and fate of exotic animals living in Paris in the 1700s." -- American Historical Review
Category: History

Exotic Pets

Author : Shawn Messonnier
ISBN : 9780585330945
Genre : Pets
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A basic understanding of the care required for some of the most exotic pet species including snakes, turtles, iguanas, ferrets, birds, gerbils, and rabbits.
Category: Pets

Orthopedics An Issue Of Veterinary Clinics Of North America Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

Author : Mikel Sabater González
ISBN : 9780323678025
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This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Mikel Sabater González and Dr. Daniel Calvo Carrasco, is devoted to Orthopedics. Articles will include: Comparative bone composition and pathophysiology of bone healing in exotic species; Orthopedic diagnostic imaging in exotic pets; Osteoarthrosis in research animals; Avian orthopedics; Avian skull orthopedics; Small mammal orthopedics; Reptile and amphibian orthopedics; Nerve blocks in exotic animals; Application of evidence-based medicine in non-domestic animal orthopedic surgery; and Exoskeleton repair in invertebrates.