Exotics and Wildlife

By Caroline Gosden
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  • Focuses on the nursing care of exotic species
  • A practical and user friendly manual written by leading experts
  • A one stop reference tool for use in daily clinical management of exotic species
  • Unique 'tips of the trade' provided by veterinary nurses with extensive experience of nursing the exotic patient
  • Example case histories included for each chapter
  • Tailored to the new curriculum requirements
  • Offering practical advice on nursing care for the exotic pet, this much-needed resource provides everything veterinary nurses need on the subject - in one valuable book! Ideal as a reference tool for daily use in the clinical management of exotic pets, it applies information on the treatment of domestic species to exotic pets with coverage that is specifically relevant to these species. Providing a hands-on approach, a nursing focus, and a concentration on exotics, it includes discussions of common diseases, anesthesia, radiography, supportive nursing, administering medication, housing and nutrition for the sick animal, and international species.

    Key Features
    • This one-stop reference tool is perfect for use in the daily clinical management of exotic species.
    • Comprehensive information is presented on the day-to-day management of the more unusual patient.
    • Practical advice is given on providing effective nursing care for the exotic pet.
    • Unique Tips of the Trade are offered by VNs with experience working with this type of patient.
    ISBN 9780750654159
    Author Information By Caroline Gosden, Part-time lecturer in Animal Care, locum veterinary nurse
    Table of Content Contents
    Section 1
    Introduction to Rodent Care
    1. Rabbits
    2. Rodents
    Section 2
    Introduction to Snakes, Lizards and Chelonia Care
    3. Snakes and lizards
    4. Chelonia
    Section 3
    Introduction to Bird Care
    5. Cage and Aviary Birds
    6. Birds of Prey
    7. Wild Birds
    Section 4
    Introduction to Wildlife Care
    8. Bats
    9. Foxes
    10. Hedgehogs
    11. Squirrels
    12. Deer
    13. Badgers
    1. Rabbits
    2. Drug Dosages
    3. General Information on Hand Rearing Mammals
    4. Which food for which baby bird
    Publication Date 11-05-2004
    Pages 264
    Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
    Stock Status In Stock
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