Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals / Edition 3

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals / Edition 3

by Murray E. Fowler
     
 

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Third Edition offers an introduction to the basic principles of animal restraint and an overview of techniques for vertebrate wild and domestic animals. Focusing on the most effective physical restraint techniques, the book provides essential information for ensuring the safety of both the handler and

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Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Third Edition offers an introduction to the basic principles of animal restraint and an overview of techniques for vertebrate wild and domestic animals. Focusing on the most effective physical restraint techniques, the book provides essential information for ensuring the safety of both the handler and animal. Now in full color, the third edition of this classic reference is an invaluable tool to recognizing potential danger during restraint and reducing stress in the animal.

Fully updated throughout, the third edition also includes new chapters on understanding behavior, training for restraint and handling, and animal welfare during restraint. Additional new chapters cover small mammals and llamas, alpacas, and camels. Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals is an unparalleled source of information on this core skill for veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians alike.

Key features

  • New edition of the classic reference
  • Introduction to basic principles of animal restraint and overview of techniques
  • Focuses on the most effective physical restraint techniques
  • Provides essential information for ensuring the safety of both the handler and animal
  • Now in full color with five new chapters

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813814322
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/03/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
399,451
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Edition, vii

Preface to the Second Edition, ix

Preface to the Third Edition, xi

Acknowledgments, xiii

Part 1. GENERAL CONCEPTS.

1. Introduction, 5

2. Tools of Restraint, 11

3. Rope Work, 25

4. Thermoregulation, 45

5. Understanding Behavior for Restraint Purposes, 53

6. Training for Restraint Procedures, 59

7. Stress, 65

8. Animal Welfare Concerns During Restraint, 69

9. Medical Problems During Restraint, 73

Part 2. DOMESTIC ANIMALS.

10. Horses, Donkeys, Mules, 97

11. Cattle and Other Domestic Bovids, 117

12. Sheep and Goats, 139

13. Swine, 149

14. Camelids, 161

15. Dogs, 181

16. Cats, 193

17. Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 199

18. Poultry and Waterfowl, 209

Part 3. WILD ANIMALS.

19. Delivery Systems, 219

20. Chemical Restraint, 227

21. Monotremes and Marsupials, 249

22. Small Mammals, 257

23. Carnivores, 275

24. Nonhuman Primates, 293

25. Marine Mammals, 307

26. Elephants, 321

27. Other Megavertebrates (Hoofed Stock), 343

28. Hoofed Stock (Other than the Megavertebrates), 355

29. Birds, 377

30. Reptiles, 411

31. Amphibians and Fish, 439

Appendices, 449

Index, 457

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