Veterinary Guide to Animal Breeds

Author: Beth Vanhorn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119299745
Release Date: 2017-04-28
Genre: Medical

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

Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds

Author: Jerold Bell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482241419
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Veterinary Guide to Horse Breeding

Author: Kjersten Darling
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781312305465
Release Date: 2014-06-26
Genre: History

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.

The Veterinarians Guide to Your Dog s Symptoms

Author: Michael S. Garvey, D.V.M.
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9780307492869
Release Date: 2008-12-10
Genre: Pets

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.

Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners

Author: C.E. Spaulding
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 0875964044
Release Date: 2001-02-24
Genre: Pets

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.

Donkeys miniature Standard and Mammoth

Author: Stephen R. Purdy
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub
ISBN: 1570764182
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Teresa Sonsthagen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1516553403
Release Date: 2017-07-10
Genre: Medical

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.

Animal Breeding and Infertility

Author: M. Meredith
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0632040386
Release Date: 1995-10-16
Genre: Medical

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

Miniature Horses

Author: Rebecca L. Frankeny
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 1570763984
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners 2nd Edition

Author: C. E. Spaulding
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781510720589
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Medical

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.

Keeping Livestock Healthy

Author: N. Bruce Haynes
Publisher: Storey Kids
ISBN: 1580174353
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Medical

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.

Legacy of the Dog

Author: Toyoharu Kojima
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0811851133
Release Date: 2005-08-04
Genre: Pets

Revised and updated with information on many new breeds rarely seen outside their country of origin, this guide is an invaluable reference to canines of every shape and size. 900+ photos.

Veterinary Treatment of Sheep and Goats

Author: Graham R. Duncanson
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9781780640037
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

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.

Cattle Breeds

Author: Marleen Felius
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub
ISBN: 157076381X
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Nature

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.