Small Animal Care and Management / Edition 3

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Overview

Small Animal Care and Management, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive text that provides the skills and knowledge needed for students interested in working with small animals like dogs, mice, ferrets, fish and reptiles among others. This highly researched text covers numerous species, which as detailed by scientific names, as well as the history and the domestication of animals including information on safety, nutrition, and careers. Small Animal Care and Management is flexible enough to be used by the general reader interested in small animals, as well as students studying the field. The index allows the reader to find subject areas and topics quickly. The text also encourages students to further research and explore subject areas of interest utilizing resources such as Internet sites and a detailed glossary.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418041052
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/26/2009
  • Series: Veterinary Technology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 646
  • Sales rank: 300,881
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dean M. Warren taught vocational agriculture at Columbia City High School in Columbia City, Indiana, for 30 years. He received numerous awards during his three-decade teaching career, including the IVATA Outstanding Young Member Award for 1994-95, the 1987 Indiana State Agriscience Teacher of the Year award, and the 1991 Outstanding Indiana Vocational Agriculture Teacher of the Year award. Mr. Warren is a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the National Association of Agriculture Educators, the Indiana IVATA/IAAE, the Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education, and the Purdue University Alumni Association. He has received the Honorary State FFA Degree and the Honorary American FFA Degree. Mr. Warren holds bachelor of science in agriculture and master of science in education degrees from Purdue University.

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Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Small Animal Care. 2: Safety. 3: Small Animals and Pets. 4: Animal Rights and Animal Welfare. 5: Careers in Small Animal Care. 6: Nutrition and Digestive Systems. 7: Dogs. 8: Cats. 9: Rabbits. 10: Hamsters. 11: Gerbils. 12: Rats. 13: Mice. 14: Guinea Pigs. 15: Chinchillas. 16: Ferrets. 17: Amphibians. 18: Reptiles. 19: Birds. 20: Fish. 21: Hedgehogs. 22: Sugar Gliders. Glossary. Appendix A: Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. Appendix B: Veterinary Technology Programs. Appendix C: Reported Cases of Lyme Disease. Index.

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