Author: Beth Vanhorn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-04-28
Veterinary Guide to Animal Breeds offers a comprehensive reference for accurately recognizing small animal, exotic, and large animal breeds, with color photographs to aid in identification and important information for delivering veterinary care. Provides a reliable, veterinary-based guide to accurately recognizing breeds Covers small, large, and exotic animal breeds Emphasizes information targeted at daily veterinary practice Presents full-color photographs for comparison and identification Includes access to a companion website offering teaching materials, including worksheets and teaching PowerPoints
Author: Jerold Bell
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2012-02-01
This book provides the veterinary practitioner, student, breeder and pet owner with a complete but quick reference to the diagnosis and management of breed-related medical conditions of dogs and cats. 171 recognized dog breeds and 42 cat breeds are included, organized alphabetically, with all information fully referenced and based on the most recent research. Appendices contain quick reference to condition by breed, available genetic tests and registries. Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds is a must have for the general practitioner and an ideal client education tool. Anyone concerned with educating the general public about the medical problems associated with purebred dogs and cats should have this title in their library.
A landmark breeding resource for new and seasoned horse owners alike With millions of recreational riders on the bridle paths today, breeding is becoming increasingly popular among horse owners at all experience levels. Whether you are already enjoying the rich rewards of equine breeding or need down-to-earth advice on whether breeding is right for you and your animal, the Veterinary Guide to Horse Breeding offers a thorough, up-to-date overview of the process.
Author: Michael S. Garvey, D.V.M.
Release Date: 2008-12-10
The experts reveal how to interpret and understand your dog's symptoms and what steps to take to ensure its health. This comprehensive and practical book is designed to assist dog owners in understanding their pets' bodies and health based on signs and symptoms of disease, and in determining the most common medical problems that might cause particular symptoms. Adopting the "decision chart" format from popular symptom guides for human ailments, such as the American Medical Association's Guide to Your Family's Symptoms and Take Care of Yourself, five leading veterinarians have designed a user-friendly chart system that will guide a pet owner from noting the symptom and observing the dog's behavior to understanding the associated signs of an illness, the possible conditions, and the best steps to take. Filled with more than two hundred charts in an easy-to-follow two-color format and medical drawings, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Dog's Symptoms is the indispensable reference for dog owners. It not only considers the problems of sick and injured pets, but also addresses the needs of healthy animals. It has all the information a dog owner needs: ¸ What a healthy dog should look like ¸ Flow charts to the 150 most common symptoms ¸ Training and behavior issues, such as housebreaking and aggression ¸ Emergency first aid, including how to apply bandages and create a makeshift muzzle ¸ A glossary of veterinary diagnostic tests and medical terms With this unique combination of medical information and advice, plus an innovative chart system, The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Dog's Symptoms will enable pet owners to help their dogs live long, healthy, and happy lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This easy-to-use reference guide provides everything you need to know about caring for and treating pets and barnyard animals. With complete chapters on cats, cows, dogs, goats, horses, pigs, poultry, rabbits, and sheep, it includes hundreds of strategies for preventing and curing common problems. * How to sex a rabbit * The best way to dehorn a buck * Preventing cannibalism in chickens * Treating saddle sores * Controlling shock * Nail care for dogs and cats * Giving medications . . . And much more! Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners provides a wealth of practical, no-nonsense information that no animal owner should be without.
Author: Stephen R. Purdy
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub
Release Date: 2010
Addressing a common misconception, this handbook explains that donkeys are not horses and that the two kinds of animals are genetically and anatomically quite different. Carefully laying out the special physiological and environmental needs of donkeys, the book educates owners, would-be owners, and breeders about how best to care for their charges while also providing clear technical information on donkey anatomy and behavior, diseases, breeding, and general husbandry. Written with affection for donkeys and their antics, the book goes a long way toward preventing common and sometimes dire mistakes in caring for these interesting animals.
An Illustrated Guide to Companion Animal Breeds provides information on dog and cat breeds, birds, and pocket pets. Readers learn about different breeds and species of companion animals and their characteristics, becoming familiar with diseases and conditions that can threaten their health. The first to cover all types of companion animals, the book discusses breed origins, characteristics, size and weight, color, coat type, body features, and life span. The unit on dogs features herding, hound, sporting, non-sporting, terrier, toy, and working breeds. The material on cats discusses color, coat, and body types. It covers numerous specific breeds including Abyssinian, American Curl and Shorthair, Egyptian Mau, Balinese, Persian, Korat, Norwegian Forest Cat, and more.In addition, the text addresses the nutritional needs and caging information of pocket pets and birds, as well as their origins, size, and weight. The book includes full-color photographs of all the animals. An Illustrated Guide to Companion Animal Breeds is intended for veterinary technology and animal science courses at the university level. The book is also an excellent resource for high school and college competitions in companion animal breed identification, husbandry, training, and events.
Author: M. Meredith
Release Date: 1995-10-16
This new addition to the Veterinary Health Series provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of breeding and fertility in animals from both temperate and tropical environments. Taking a practical, problem-oriented approach to the theory and practice of animal breeding and infertility, it deals systematically with the typical approaches and problems encountered in the treatment of cattle, goats, horses, pigs and sheep in individual chapters, written by professionals in the field
Author: Rebecca L. Frankeny
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Offering a complete list of prescriptive solutions to a variety of ailments, this resource provides Miniature horse owners and veterinarians with the information they need to safely and appropriately treat health issues that affect the breed. Miniature horses differ significantly from large horses and are often victims of the undesirable consequences of miscalculated treatments. With a special chapter by Kentucky Equine Research nutritional specialist, Dr. Steve Duren, horse owners will also gain valuable advice on the particular nutritional needs of the Miniature horse.
Author: C. E. Spaulding
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Whether you own cats, dogs, rabbits, chickens, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, or a combination of animals, you need expert information to make sure your animal friends stay happy and healthy. From nail care for dogs to treating saddle sores on horses to incubating turkey eggs, Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners, 2nd Edition offers advice in easy-to-understand language. With this comprehensive book, learn how to: Provide first aid for cattle Vaccinate sheep Treat a colicky horse Breed chickens Care for bunnies Treat a diabetic dog Help a cat with diarrhea And much more! Whether you are a 4H student, a home breeder raising chickens, the manager of a small farm, or the owner of a new puppy, this book—chock-full of strategies for preventing and curing common problems—is for you. Authors C. E. Spaulding and Jackie Clay also include a guide to choosing the right veterinarian, a glossary of commonly used terms, and a recommended reading list, making this a perfect no-nonsense companion for any animal owner.
Author: N. Bruce Haynes
Publisher: Storey Kids
Release Date: 2001
KEEPING LIVESTOCK HEALTHY is one of the recognized classics in its field. Small Farmer's Journal called it "a major contribution to available farm veterinary literature." Modern Veterinary Practice wrote: ". . . highly recommended to all livestock owners." And Farmstead Magazine said, "So admirably organized and indexed that its information is instantly available." Now completely revised and updated, this fourth edition draws on the very latest research from experts on each of the five animals covered - horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep. It presents new information on vaccines, artificial insemination, ultrasonography, disease testing, drug treatments, and diseases such as Lyme disease, Potomac fever, bluetongue, foot-and-mouth disease, and mad cow disease. This complete reference on livestock health is an invaluable guide to preventing disease through good nutrition, proper housing, and appropriate care.
Author: Graham R. Duncanson
Release Date: 2012
Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book provides a general veterinary guide to treating common conditions in these animals. It addresses veterinary medicines and their uses, on-site surgery, equipment, normal values and vital signs, vaccination, nutrition, dental treatment, poisoning and dermatology. Worldwide disease conditions are also covered in detail, with a particular focus on the welfare of the animal and economic reality. A valuable field guide for the veterinary practitioner, this book is also essential reading for veterinary students.
More than 1,000 cattle breeds from around the globe are cataloged in this monumental bovine reference. Each breed, including species found only in prehistory, is provided with a detailed physical description and a watercolor drawn to scale. Cattle are also classified into groups and subgroups according to geographical distribution, historical background, and physical features. Charts indicating breed lineage and records of crossbreeding, maps clearly depicting the location and distribution of authentic and derived breeds, and additional color photographs all round out this unprecedented resource.