Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets

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Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets is the definitive reference book on the principles and practice of nursing exotic species. From rabbits and chinchillas to budgies and iguanas, it not only covers husbandry, nutrition and handling, but provides an overview of diseases and treatments, and explores anatomy and chemical restraint. The redesigned layout and full colour artwork make it quicker and easier to find exactly what you’re looking for.

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Overview

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets is the definitive reference book on the principles and practice of nursing exotic species. From rabbits and chinchillas to budgies and iguanas, it not only covers husbandry, nutrition and handling, but provides an overview of diseases and treatments, and explores anatomy and chemical restraint. The redesigned layout and full colour artwork make it quicker and easier to find exactly what you’re looking for.

New coverage for this revised and enlarged second edition includes: emergency and critical care, radiography, and small marsupials such as sugargliders. In addition to the thorough explanations of appropriate home-care which will enable you to confidently advise clients, the book now also covers the care of hospitalised exotics.

Key features:

  • Provides an understanding of the basics of diseases, husbandry, anatomy and physiology of exotic pets as outlined by the RCVS examinations
  • Gives veterinary nurses the confidence to discuss exotic pets with clients by providing a solid knowledge base in these species.
  • This book acts as a companion to the City and Guilds NVQ level 4 equivalent qualification "Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species".

Suitable for veterinary nurses, veterinary technicians and veterinary students.

Praise for the 1st edition:
"…bringing together so much important information on this varied subject. Just make sure the vets don't pinch it!" Richard Saunders, Veterinary Nursing

"A well written and structured text that will be very useful for nurses or veterinarians interested in nursing of unusual or exotic pets." Brendan Carmel, Australian Veterinary Journal

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“Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets appears in its second updated edition to cover the basic principles of nursing exotic species. From chinchillas to iguanas, it considers nutrition, handling, husbandry, and all manner of diseases and treatments, with new coverage for this revised edition including emergency and critical care, radiography, and small exotics such as sugargliders. Color photos and color tabbed pages accompany discussion of common diseases of small mammals and their treatment. Vet students and clinics will find this a solid reference compiling best practices and considering all issues involved in management.” (Midwest Book Reviews, 1 July 2013)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470659175
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/15/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 376
  • Sales rank: 1,323,889
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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