Ferret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery, 2nd Edition
By John H. Lewington
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