Small Animal Care and Management 4th Edition

Small Animal Care and Management 4th Edition PDF

By Dean Warren

Small Animal Care and Management 4th Edition PDF 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.

  • Reader-friendly approach combined with a highly illustrative and engaging design facilitates learning for the student.
  • Practical information and advice, including a chapter on careers, promotes student interest and success within a specialized field of study.
  • Current topics, including a chapter on Safety as well as one on Animal Rights and Animal Welfare highlight significant concerns within the small animal industry so that students remain informed.
  • Chapter features, including “Fast Facts”, questions, activities and additional resources, enables students to validate and apply what they have learned, as well as an offer an opportunity for further study of specific areas of interest.
  • Fully supported by robust teaching and learning materials, the fourth edition includes a secure Instructor Companion site containing Lesson Plans, PowerPoint® Presentations, Testbanks powered by Cognero,and an Image Gallery, a student workbook, and a CourseMate featuring the ebook, a variety of interactivities, quizzing and more!
Table of Contents

Preface

SECTION I

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Small Animal Care

CHAPTER 2 Safety

CHAPTER 3 Small Animals as Pets

CHAPTER 4 Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

CHAPTER 5 Careers in Small Animal Care

CHAPTER 6 Nutrition and Digestive Systems

SECTION II

CHAPTER 7 Dogs

CHAPTER 8 Cats

CHAPTER 9 Rabbits

CHAPTER 10 Hamsters

CHAPTER 11 Gerbils

CHAPTER 12 Rats

CHAPTER 13 Mice

CHAPTER 14 Guinea Pigs

CHAPTER 15 Chinchillas

CHAPTER 16 Ferrets

CHAPTER 17 Hedgehogs

CHAPTER 18 Sugar Gliders

CHAPTER 19 Amphibians

CHAPTER 20 Reptiles

CHAPTER 21 Birds

CHAPTER 22 Fish

Glossary

Appendix A: Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

Appendix B: Veterinary Technology Programs

Appendix C: Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations

Appendix D: Reported Cases of Lyme Disease

Glosario

Index

File Size373 MB
File FormatPDF
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