Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine  Volume 8   E Book Book

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Volume 8 E Book


  • Author : R. Eric Miller
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 792
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455773992

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Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Volume 8 E Book Excerpt :

Logically organized by taxonomic groups, this up-to-date text covers the diagnosis and treatment of all zoo animal species and free-ranging wildlife, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, unlikely to be seen by private practice veterinarians. Featuring full-color images, the consistent, user-friendly format supplies information on each animal’s biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, reproduction, restraint and handling, housing requirements, nutrition and feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, therapeutics, and diseases. Global authorship includes multinational contributors who offer expert information on different species from around the world. "Veterinary care of non-traditional species is a rapidly progressing field and this title is the much awaited updated version of this zoo and wildlife practitioner’s ‘bible’. Reviewed by: Charlotte Day on behalf of The Veterinary Record, Oct 14 Global authorship includes internationally recognized authors who have contributed new chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals from around the world. Zoological Information Management System chapter offers the latest update on this brand new system that contains a worldwide wealth of information. General taxonomy-based format provides a comprehensive text for sharing information in zoo and wildlife medicine. Concise tables provide quick reference to key points in the references. NEW! All new authors have completely revised the content to provide fresh perspectives from leading experts in the field on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine. NEW! Color images vividly depict external clinical signs for more accurate recognition and diagnosis.

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Book

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine


  • Author : R. Eric Miller
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 669
  • ISBN 10 : 1437719864

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Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Excerpt :

Rev. ed. of: Zoo and wild animal medicine: current therapy / Murray E. Fowler, R. Eric Miller. 6th ed. c2008.

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Book

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine


  • Author : R. Eric Miller
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2014-06-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 773
  • ISBN 10 : 1455773972

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Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Excerpt :

Rev. ed. of: Zoo and wild animal medicine: current therapy / Murray E. Fowler, R. Eric Miller. 6th ed. c2008.

Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry Book

Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry


  • Author : Peter P. Emily
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119545859

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Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry Excerpt :

Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry ist das erste umfassende Referenzwerk, das sich mit oralen Krankheitsbildern und dentalen Therapien bei exotischen Wildtieren und Exoten in Gefangenschaft beschäftigt. Die Herausgeber sind anerkannte Experten des Fachgebiets und beschreiben die Zahnpflege bei einer Vielzahl von Spezies. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf der Zahngesundheit. Das Praktikerbuch zur Behandlung von Exoten bietet eine Fülle von Fotos und Illustrationen, die Krankheitsbilder klar erläutern und Verfahren vorstellen. Die Publikation greift auf die langjährige Erfahrung der Herausgeber mit exotischen Tieren zurück und ist eine zuverlässige Referenz mit Informationen zur Geschichte der veterinärmedizinischen Zahnheilkunde, zur Zahnentwicklung, zu Zahntherapeutika aus der Praxis und Beschreibungen des Zahnapparats von mehr als 300 Spezies. Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry behandelt eine Vielzahl von Zoo- und Wildtieren, darunter Katzen, Bären, Primaten, Hunde, Waschbären, Wiesel, Hyänen, Beuteltiere, Pflanzenfresser, zahnarme Säugetiere, Meeressäuger, Vögel, Reptilien u.v.m. Dieses wichtige Referenzwerk - beschreibt umfassend eine Fülle oraler Krankheitsbilder und dentaler Therapien bei exotischen Wildtieren und Wildtieren in Gefangenschaft - unterstreicht insbesondere die Bedeutung der Zahngesundheit für die allgemeine Tiergesundheit. - informiert über die jüngsten Fortschritte und Errungenschaften in dem Fachgebiet. - enthält einen wegweisenden Fundus an Ideen für die Zahnpflege exotischer Wildtiere. Das Buch richtet sich an Wildtierpfleger und Veterinärmediziner, Fachveterinäre für Zahnheilkunde, Veterinärtechniker und Studenten der Veterinärmedizin. Zoo and Wild Animal Dentistry ist ein Praktikerbuch mit allem Wissenswerten rund um die Zahnpflege bei einer Vielzahl von Tierrassen, denen immer wieder zu wenig Beachtung geschenkt wird.

Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals Book

Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals


  • Author : Karen A. Terio
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1136
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128092194

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Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals Excerpt :

Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals is a comprehensive resource that covers the pathology of wildlife and zoo species, including a wide scope of animals, disease types and geographic regions. It is the definitive book for students, biologists, scientists, physicians, veterinary clinicians and pathologists working with non-domestic species in a variety of settings. General chapters include information on performing necropsies, proper techniques to meet the specialized needs of forensic cases, laboratory diagnostics, and an introduction into basic principles of comparative clinical pathology. The taxon-based chapters provide information about disease in related groups of animals and include descriptions of gross and histologic lesions, pathogenesis and diagnostics. For each group of animals, notable, unique gross and microscopic anatomical features are provided to further assist the reader in deciding whether differences from the domestic animal paradigm are "normal." Additional online content, which includes text, images, and whole scanned glass slides of selected conditions, expands the published material resulting in a comprehensive approach to the topic. Presents a single resource for performing necropsies on a variety of taxa, including terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates Describes notable, unique gross and microscopic anatomical variations among species/taxa to assist in understanding normal features, in particular those that can be mistaken as being abnormal Provides consistent organization of chapters with descriptions of unique anatomic features, common non-infectious and infectious diseases following brief overviews of the taxonomic group Contains full-color, high quality illustrations of diseases Links to a large online library of scanned slides related to topics in the book that illustrate important histologic findings

Medical Management of Wildlife Species Book

Medical Management of Wildlife Species


  • Author : Sonia M. Hernandez
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119036364

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Medical Management of Wildlife Species Excerpt :

This book offers an all-encompassing resource for reliable information on the medical management of wild birds, mammals, amphibians, and turtles. Focusing on the medical information relevant to the wildlife setting, it covers triage, emergency care, and other key considerations in handling, diagnosing, and treating wild animals. The book's population-based approach encourages practitioners to understand individual animal care within the broader context. Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners begins with a brief summary of natural history, and introductory chapters address general topics such as pre-release conditioning, post-release monitoring, and legal issues associated with handling wildlife species. Species-specific chapters provide practical information on medical management, including the most prevalent concerns for each species and the epidemiology of infectious diseases. Provides a complete reference to handling, diagnosing, and treating wild species Covers the full range of North American wildlife Includes concepts that can be applied to species globally Emphasizes information relevant to the wildlife setting Focuses on individual medicine, firmly grounded within population medicine for a broader approach Targeted at wildlife veterinarians, veterinary clinicians that will be presented with wildlife, veterinary technicians, and wildlife rehabilitators Medical Management of Wildlife Species is a must-have addition to the bookshelf of wildlife veterinarians and any veterinarian seeing occasional wild animals, as well as wildlife biologists and researchers.

Biology  Medicine  and Surgery of South American Wild Animals Book

Biology Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals


  • Author : Murray Fowler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-08-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470376768

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Biology Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals Excerpt :

Biology, Medicine and Surgery of South American Wild Animals examines the medicine and treatment of animals specific to South America. It discusses topics dealing with diseases and biology topics. In addition, the animals studied are broken down into family and genus, using both English and Spanish names. The book is liberally illustrated and contains references for further reading as well as the contributions of regional experts on the animals covered.

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals Book

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals


  • Author : Murray Fowler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-11-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119949374

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Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals Excerpt :

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Third Edition offers an introduction to the basic principles of animal restraint and an overview of techniques for vertebrate wild and domestic animals. Fully updated throughout, the third edition also includes new chapters on understanding behavior, training for restraint and handling, and animal welfare and restraint. Now in full color, the third edition of this classic reference is an invaluable tool to recognizing potential danger in restraint and reducing stress in the animal.

Hand Rearing Birds Book

Hand Rearing Birds


  • Author : Rebecca S. Duerr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 816
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119167785

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Hand Rearing Birds Excerpt :

This book presents a detailed guide to hand-rearing techniques for raising young birds, providing complete coverage of a wide variety of avian species and taxonomic groups for all avian care professionals. Chapters are written by expert rehabilitation, aviculture, and zoo professionals, and include useful references and bibliographies for further reading and research. Each chapter provides valuable information on appropriate intervention, housing, feeding, and care. Hand-Rearing Birds, Second Edition presents 50 chapters, including 12 new chapters on species or groups of species not featured in the previous edition. It also features color photographs that help illustrate many concepts pertinent to birds. This important reference: Offers a detailed guide to hand-rearing techniques including species-specific guides to caring for and raising young birds Covers a wide variety of avian species and taxonomic groups Discusses how to examine a chick to identify problems such as hypothermia, dehydration, injuries, and common diseases, and what to do Combines information on the science and skill needed to successfully hand-rear birds Presents full-color photographs throughout Hand-Rearing Birds, Second Edition is an essential resource for avian rehabilitators, breeders, veterinarians, and zoo staff.

Life at the Zoo Book
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Life at the Zoo


  • Author : Phillip T. Robinson
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231132497

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Life at the Zoo Excerpt :

A veteran veterinarian shares his experiences amongst the animals of the nation's zoos, examining the evolution and development of animal exhibits and animal care and describing some of the hilarious and moving tales of zoo animals and people.

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary Book

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary


  • Author : Alicia Hahn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119515050

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Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary Excerpt :

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary offers fast access to authoritative dosing information for drugs used in more than 35 zoo and wild mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants. Taking an easy-to-use tabular format, the book is organized by taxa, with drug doses sorted by type and alphabetically arranged in every chapter. Clear and comprehensive, the book offers dosages for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, analgesics, and more. Each dose is referenced with a journal or textbook source, including the number of animals in the study where available, making it easy to find trusted information. Offers essential drug information for a wide range of zoo and wild mammals in an easy-to-consult format Provides dosing amounts for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, and analgesics Includes dosages for over 35 mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants Takes a tabular approach for quick reference Makes it easy to find a referenced dose for these animals, eliminating time spent searching through other sources Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary is an essential reference for all veterinarians seeing zoo and wild animal patients, including zoo and wildlife veterinarians, veterinary specialists, and veterinary students.

Biology  Medicine  and Surgery of Elephants Book

Biology Medicine and Surgery of Elephants


  • Author : Murray Fowler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-01-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 565
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470344118

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Biology Medicine and Surgery of Elephants Excerpt :

Elephants are possibly the most well-known members of the animal kingdom. The enormous size, unusual anatomy, and longevity of elephants have fascinated humans for millenia. Biology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants serves as a comprehensive text on elephant medicine and surgery. Based on the expertise of 36 scientists and clinical veterinarians, this volume covers biology, husbandry, veterinary medicine and surgery of the elephant as known today. Written by the foremost experts in the field Comprehensively covers both Asian and African elephants Complete with taxonomy, behavioral, geographical and systemic information Well-illustrated and organized for easy reference

The Rhino with Glue on Shoes Book

The Rhino with Glue on Shoes


  • Author : Lucy H. Spelman
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385341479

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The Rhino with Glue on Shoes Excerpt :

A collection of real-life stories journeys inside the world of zoo veterinarians, who recount their experiences with exotic zoo animals, from raising an orphaned baby beluga whale to helping an anorexic eel regain its appetite.

Zoo Animal Learning and Training Book

Zoo Animal Learning and Training


  • Author : Vicky A. Melfi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118968536

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Zoo Animal Learning and Training Excerpt :

Comprehensively explains animal learning theories and current best practices in animal training within zoos This accessible, up-to-date book on animal training in a zoo/aquaria context provides a unified approach to zoo animal learning, bringing together the art and science of animal training. Written by experts in academia and working zoos, it incorporates the latest information from the scientific community along with current best practice, demystifying the complexities of training zoo animals. In doing so, it teaches readers how to effectively train animals and to fully understand the consequences of their actions. Zoo Animal Learning and Training starts with an overview of animal learning theory. It describes the main categories of animal learning styles; considers the diverse natural history of zoo animals; reviews the research undertaken which demonstrates ultimate benefits of learning; and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of the different approaches. It also shows how the direct application of learning theory can be integrated into zoo animal management; discusses how other factors might affect development; and investigates situations and activities from which animals learn. It also explores the theoretical basis that determines whether enrichments are successful. Provides an easily accessibly, jargon-free introduction to the subject Explores different training styles, providing theoretical background to animal learning theory as well as considerations for practical training programme – including how to set them up, manage people and animals within them and their consequences Includes effective skills and ‘rules of thumb’ from professional animal trainers Offers commentary on the ethical and welfare implications of training in zoos Features contributions from global experts in academia and the zoo profession Uniquely features both academic and professional perspectives Zoo Animal Learning and Training is an important book for students, academ