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: 854,636
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dean M. Warren earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Purdue University. He is a member of the Whitley County Retired Teachers Association, Indiana Retired Teachers Association, National Association of Agriculture Educators, Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education and the Purdue University Alumni Association. Mr. Warren resides in Columbia City, Indiana.

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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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