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A Bibliography Of References To Husbandry & Veterinary Guidelines For Animals In Zoological Collections
by: Macdonald, Alastair & Charlton, Nicola
A compiled list of bibliographic references has been created as a contribution towards the better management of animals in zoological collections. Listed by author, general topics, invertebrates, amphibia, reptiles, birds, fish, and mammals. 61 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C, Spiral...$34.95

A Breeder's Guide to Genetics: Relax, It's Not Rocket Science
by: Wood, Ingrid & Como, Denise

Wood and Como share a treasure trove of fascinating facts gleaned from extensive research and decades of experience breeding sighthounds and alpacas. The authors introduce readers to genetic concepts such as dominant and recessive genes, polygenic inheritance, and genomic imprinting. Various breeding programs are explored in great detail. Issues such as breeding fads and common myths are candidly addressed. Other chapters offer information on DNA testing, hybrid vigor, understanding pedigrees, and sex chromosomes. An entire section features the basic concepts of color inheritance. All scientific concepts and terms are clearly explained, often by using practical examples. The book’s content – including a carefully selected reference section – provides breeders with the tools to make more informed breeding decisions. Since man shares considerable portions of DNA with his fellow creatures, people from all walks of life will appreciate the wealth of information presented here. The author’s sense of humor and artist Maryann Conran’s delightful illustrations emphasize and support the message: learning about genetics can be fun! A prior knowledge of genetics is not required to enjoy this book. 312 pgs
c. 2004, S/C... $22.95

A Case-Oriented Approach to Small Animal Biochemical Profiling
by: Rebar, A.H., DVM PhD & Boon, G.D., DVM MS

Contents: Interpretation of the hemogram; Clinical pathology of heptic disease; Clinical pathology of exocrine pancreatic disease; Clinical pathology of gastrointestinal disease; Clinical pathology of urinary system; Clinical pathology of endocrine organs. 104 pgs
c. 1983, S/C... $15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print
Condition: Good-Very Good, cover shows alot of wear, inside like new

A Field Guide to Common Animal Poisons
by: Murphy, Michael
A quick reference for veterinary practitioners and students. Supplies a quick reference that: Identifies common toxins harmful to animals. Provides step-by-step instructions for treatment, supplemented by information in easy-to-read tables. Includes listings of Colleges of Veterinary Medicine, AAVLD accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratories, and state poison control centers. The six major sections of the book are: prevalence of animal exposure to toxins, treatment regimens, toxin summaries, selected bibliographies, additional sources of information, indices of toxins. 346 pgs.
c. 1999, Spiral, S/C...$60.99

A Field Manual Of Camel Diseases: Traditional & Modern Health Care for the Dromedary
by: Isle Kohler-Rollefson, Paul Mundy and Eveylyn Mathias
This manual details some 80 major camel diseases and conditions. For each disease, the disease signs are given, its causes and simple prevention & treatment methods. Written in straighforward language, avoiding scientific terminology wherever possible. Illustration throughout. 254 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$35.00

A Glossary for Veterinarians
by: Kumar, Rajesh & Chauhan R.S.

Contains: A-Z terminology, Classification of animals, Classification of Poultry, Age and body weight of animals, Rectal temperature of animals, Normal values of blood vascular system, Blood biochemical profile of animals, Gestation period of domestic animlas, Gestation period of wild animals, Nutritive value of egg v/s milk, Chromosome number in animals, Wild life sanctuaries and national parks of India, Veterinary colleges in India, Important breeds of chicken, Indian cattle breeds, Indian buffalo breeds, Horse breeds, Indian goat breeds, Indian sheep breeds, Dog breeds, "Rapid advancement in veterinary and animal scieces has led to the developmentof several new disciplines and research areas which includes biotechnology, immunology, bioinformatics, molecular biology etc." In earlier veterinary dictionaries and/or glossaries these topics are not well covered. Hence, the present book is written to include the terminology of these new areas along with traditional veterinary sciences and animal husbandry technical terms. This book provides precise and simple definitions of the various terms used in veterniary sciences and the first section of book alphabetical list of the technical terms along with illustrations have been provided. In the second section, various physiological parameters/characters of domestic and wild animals are given in tabulated form. The third section contains lists of domestic animals along with their photogrpahs. It will serve as a useful hand book to veterinarians, students, teachers and field staff. B/W photos & illustrations. 477 pgs.
c. 2003 S/C...$45.00

A Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners
by: Spaulding, C. E. DVM

A practical reference to the care & treatment of house & barnyard animals. It is not for veterinarians, but for people who love & own animals. It is organized by animal: Cattle, goats, sheep, horses, pigs, poultry, rabbits, dogs & cats. In each chapter you will find information on general care & managment, and on specific health problems. Includes info on housing, feeding, restraint, breeding & deliveries, neutering, proper grooming, symptoms, causes & cures of diseases & injuries, and when you can treat things yourself & when to call the vet. Also includes a glossary for veterinary terms. Drawings. 420 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C... $12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print
Condition: Book Good+, dust jacket fair -
has dirt stains, color fading, and small tears

American Horse, Cattle & Sheep Doctor
by: McClure, Robert M.D., V.S.

Full description of the diseases common to these animals and their treatments.
c. 1917, H/C...$52.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Anatomy of the Domestic Animals
by: Sisson, Septimus, SB, VS

One of the first full textbooks of veterinary anatomy. Contents: Osteology, arthrology, myology, splanchnology, the respiratory system, the urogenitial system, the male genital organs, the female genital organs, angiology, neurology - the nervous sytem, & aesthesiology. With 725 illustrations. 930 pgs.
c. 1914, 2nd Ed, Reprinted 1930, H/C...$75.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good - shelf wear on edges of book, slight water damage along bottom edge of book causing bottom of pages to be wrinkly - no interfernce with text, pages not stuck together or otherwise damaged. Binding good, no writing

Anatomy Of The Horse (Horse Health & Care Series - No. 6)
Edited: Jones, William DVM

Contents: bones, articulation, the foot, muscles, nreves, circulation, digestion, respiration, reproduction. Very well illustrated anatomical descriptions - useful to the serious student of equine anatomy. B/W photos & line drawings. 173 pgs.
c. 1972, S/C...$12.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Animal Biology & Care
by: Dallas, Sue
Following the success of the first edition, this new edition has been expanded to include more information on small mammals, birds and fish. Intended as a foundation text for those on animal care, nurse auxiliary and veterinary care assistant courses, it introduces essential theoretical background information and clearly outlines the practical skills necessary when embarking on the care of any animal. Provides basic training in animal biology and care, with particular attention given to those subjects that students find difficult to understand, such as anatomy and physiology. New chapter additions on birds & fish. Section 1 Animal Biology; Section 2 Animal Health and Husbandry; Section 3 Nursing. Clearly and simply laid out, with over 150 illustrations. 307 pgs.
c. 2007, 2nd Ed, S/C...$54.99

Animal Doctor: The History & Practice Of Veterinary Medicine
by: Whitney, Leon DVM & Whitney, George DVM

An exciting & penetrating look at the fascinating subject of veterinary medicine, beginning with its early history in ancient China & Babylonia, thousands of years ago. The authors explain in depth the requirements for becoming a practicing veterinarian, whether it be physical strength, temperment, education or a deep & sincere love of animals, tempered with a desire to contibute to the betterment of mankind. B/W photos. 104 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C...$9.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, Ex-library with usual library markings, dust jacket has tears

Animal ER
by: Tufts Univ School Of Vet Medicine with Croke, Vicki

An enthralling, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to save animals: the split-second decisions of the dedicated doctors; the clamor of the operating room; and the restorative power of the bond between pets and owners. 194 pgs.
c. 1999, H/C...$23.95

Animal Growth & Nutrition
Hafez, E.S.E. & Dyer, I.A.

Text book on animal growth and nutrition. Prenatal growth, fetal nutrition, postnatal growth and development, nutritional requirements for growth. 402 pgs.
c.1969, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Animal Health - Livestock and Pets (USDA Agriculture Yearbook)
by: Hayes, Jack (Editor)

This book was written to provide helpful information on animal health to both pet owners and those who have livestock in their charge. Includes information on backyard poultry and pet birds, dairy and beef cattle, sheep and goats, swine, fish, dogs and cats, rabbits and other small animals and horses. The tables and glossary section include information on common names for animals, tables of norms, animal diseases in humans, pet animal control laws and animal vaccination. This book is a wealth of information. 646 pages, color and B/W photos
c. 1984, H/C... $25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Applied Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technicians (3rd Ed)
by: Wanamaker, Boyce & Massey, Kathy Lockett

Revised and updated, the third edition of this innovative reference presents the fundamental principles of pharmacology, administration of drugs, and pharmacologic calculations. It addresses all major categories of drugs in a consistent format, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate the administration of common drug forms. 436 pgs.
c. 2004, 3rd Ed, S/C...$48.95
Used, Out-Of-Print (4th Edition Now Available), Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians (4th Ed)
by: Wanamaker, Boyce & Massey, Kathy Lockett

Designed specifically for veterinary technicians, this essential resource offers detailed guidance on key topics such as managing medication inventory, dispensing veterinarian prescribed drugs, calculating drug dosages, administering medications to animals, and educating clients about drug side effects and precautions. Up-to-date drug information is presented in a consistent, easy-to-use format that includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. 504 pgs.
c. 2008, 4th Ed, H/C...$56.95

Arthritis Cure For Pets
by: Beale, Brian DVM & Adderly, Brenda, MHA
How to halt, reverse, and even cure your pet's osteoarthritis. This book explains the disease, its causes & prevention, and describes exactly how to administer the easily obtainable supplements, vitamins, & minerals that make up the arthritis cure. 213 pgs.
c. 2000, H/C...$19.95

Australian Wildlife - Proceedings #104,
Diseases of Pigs - Vade Mecum #6,
Acupunture in Animals - Proceedings #167
(PGF Online Publications CD)

by: Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University Of Sydney, Australia
3 out-of-print books on one CD in PDF format. Click on title to view table of contents.
"Australian Wildlife Proc. #104" c.1988
"Diseases of Pigs Vade Mecum #6" c.1985
"Acupunture In Animals Proc. #167" c.1991
c. 2006, CD-ROM...$49.95

Bach Flower Remedies for Animals: The Definitive Guide to Treating Animals with the Bach Remedies
by: Ball, Stefan & Howard, Judy Ramsell

This is the definitive guide to treating animals with the Bach Flower Remedies. It includes a complete introduction to the Bach system and its usefulness in treating animals, followed by guidance on using the remedies for a variety of conditions. It explains how Dr Bach's famous flower remedies can help animals of all shapes and sizes. The remedies can be used to treat dogs, cats, horses - all animals, whether in the home, on the farm or in the wild. 162 pgs.
c. 2005, S/C... $15.00

Black's Veterinary Dictionary (17th Ed)
by: West, Geoffrey

This encyclopaedic dictionary offers practical help and reference material to all veterinary surgeons and nurses, students and journalists. Entries define and describe bacteria, viruses, carriers and diseases; they offer causes, diagnoses, signs and treatment (inlcuding first aid), pointing out the variations in the nature of a disease when it occurs in different animals, and taking account of international scientific research observations and findings. 660 pages 226 illustrations
c. 1992, 17th Ed, H/C...$70.00

BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets: A Foundation Manual
(BSAVA: British Small Animal Veterinary Association)
Editors: Meredith, Anna L & Johnson-Delaney, Cathy

This remains the Foundation Manual for information across the range of exotic pets, from small mammals, through birds, reptiles and amphibians, to invertebrates. Commoner pets, such as rabbits, rodents and budgies retain their place. However, the ever-increasing range of non-traditional pets encountered by the veterinary surgeon in practice is reflected in coverage of some new groups, such as marsupials, ratites and crocodilians. 414 pgs.
c. 2010, 5th Ed, S/C... $135.99

BSAVA Manual Of Wildlife Casualties
(BSAVA: British Small Animal Veterinary Association)
by: British Small Animal Veterinary Association
This manual has drawn together veterinary surgeons specializing in wildlife care, general practitioners and rehabilitators. Covers mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish encountered in Britain. Natural history, anatomy, physiology, capture, handling, transportation, examination, first aid, anaesthesia & analgesia, diagnosis and treatment of common problems, managament in captivity, rearing of young animals, and release. Color Photos. 295 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$157.99

Canine & Feline Behavioral Therapy
by: Hart, Benjamin & Lynette

This book is organized into 3 sections. Section 1 covers practical tips in handling clients and in using the office visit to produce results. Section 2 comprises of the crux of the book with 18 chapters on specific behavioral problems. Throughout this section are sample cases with brief instructions to clients for the most typical problems. The chapters in this section can be referred to when a practioner is confronted with a particular problem. Section 3 is comprised of background material that one may want to read at his or her leisure. 275 pgs
c. 1985, H/C... $45.00

Canine & Feline Nutrition
by: Carey, Case & Daristotle, Hirakawa

Concentrates on the dietary management of the healthy dog and cat. It provides in-depth examination of nutritional principles, nutrient requirements, feeding management and treatment of nutritionally-responsive diseases. Current research is reviewed along with balanced discussions of controversial issues of dietary management. Also includes important new criteria for evaluating & selecting pet foods.Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides the latest animal nutrition information for veterinarians, students, and companion animal enthusiasts. 592 pgs
c. 2000, 2nd Ed, H/C... $69.95

Canine Medicine

Compiled by veterinarians. A complete text & reference work. Covers: the clinical exam, admistration of medicine, nutrition, diseases, respiratory system, urogenital system, blood & blood-forming organs, heart, endocrine glands, anatomy of the skin & the skin, ears, eyes, nervous system, allergies, infections, pediatrics, geriatrics, diseases caused by toxic agents, euthanasia, inhalation therapy, parenteral fluid therapy. 397 B/W & color illustrations. 854 pgs.
c. 1962, 2nd Edition, Revised, H/C...$55.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Cattle Health Handbook
by: Thomas, Heather Smith

The essential medical reference for farmers and ranchers confronting day-to-day bovine health issues. Heather Smith Thomas, an expert on livestock with decades of first-hand experience, covers every routine situation, and many not-so-common problems, likely to arise on a cattle ranch or dairy farm. Three broad sections cover common diseases, ailments specific to certain body systems, and other ailments and injuries. Beginning with detailed information on how to detect signs of illness, the book progresses through the various causes of cattle health problems, describing symptoms and discussing prevention and treatment. Readers will find reassuring advice on handling bacterial and viral diseases; digestive and respiratory problems; eye, skin, foot, and mouth irritations; injuries and wounds; and much more. Thomas also helps farmers recognize when a situation calls for veterinary assistance. Case histories, real characters, and humorous anecdotes give the text a warm voice of authority. Primary income source or country hobby, cattle are unique; the people who care for them want their animals to be healthy and comfortable. For the first-time dairy farmer or the experienced cattle rancher, this reliable volume is a must-have resource. B/W photos & illustrations. 371 pgs.
c. 2009, S/C...$24.95

Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing
by: Aspinall, Victoria

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The second edition of Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing continues to provide a detailed 'skills analysis' of all the clinical procedures likely to be performed by a veterinary nurse in practice. Using its unique systematic approach, the book explains practical procedures used daily in veterinary practice, covering all aspects of a veterinary nurse's tasks, concentrating on small animal procedures. Clearly illustrated, with accompanying text provided in an accessible action-rationale format, each procedure includes an explanation of the theory behind the action, thus linking the classroom with clinical practice. With many additional and updated procedures this new edition concurs with current standards and introduces the most modern techniques to the veterinary nurse. 346 pgs.
c. 2008, 2nd ed, S/C, (Reg $67.95)... $15.00
Condition: Very used, much cover wear, slight water stain on edges of pages, but NO writing, all pages intact

Complete Book Of Ferrets
by: Porter, Val & Brown, Nicholas

A comprehensive guide to the care of ferrets, with advice for both the working ferret keeper and the pet owner. Explains: choice, origins, character, handling, housing, feeding, breeding, health, working, and as pets. The book concludes with a special section for veterinarians who may not have had much experience with ferrets, and is supported by a bibliography so vets can follow up technical references. B/W photos. 184 pgs.
c. 1985, H/C...$25.00

Complete Equine Veterinary Manual
by: Pavord, Tony

Readers will find detailed assessments of the cause, symptoms and treatment of every known equine disease, enabling them to access relevant information as quickly as possible. It also offers two cross-referenced routes for finding the necessary guidance: 1) via an index of known equine diseases throughout the world, and 2) an alphabetical encyclopedia of specific diseases. Full-color photographs accompanying various maladies aid in identifying specific conditions. Including the latest research from all over the world, this book is a must-have for veterinary surgeons and students, and the perfect addition to the bookshelves of amateur and professional horse owners alike. Color photos. 255 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$22.95

Complete Equine Veterinary Manual, 3rd Ed
by: Pavord, Tony

Readers will find detailed assessments of the cause, symptoms and treatment of every known equine disease, enabling them to access relevant information as quickly as possible. It also offers two cross-referenced routes for finding the necessary guidance: 1) via an index of known equine diseases throughout the world, and 2) an alphabetical encyclopedia of specific diseases. Full-color photographs accompanying various maladies aid in identifying specific conditions. Including the latest research from all over the world, this book is a must-have for veterinary surgeons and students, and the perfect addition to the bookshelves of amateur and professional horse owners alike. Color photos. 256 pgs.
c. 2009, S/C... $29.99

Concise Veterinary Dictionary
General Editor: Hine, Robert
This compact, authoritative dictionary is written at a level that will make it indispensable to veterinary students and vets themselves without making it unintelligible to farmers, workers in the livestock industry, and animal researchers. It will also provide pet owners with a valuable home reference book with which to interpret the vet's jargon. Arranged in alphabetical order, the 7000 headwords, illustrated by over 200 clear line drawings, include entries on animal anatomy, physiology, endocrinology, pharmacology, pathology, and genetics, as well as a wealth of information on animal husbandry, livestock breeds, veterinary practice, and animal welfare codes. 890 pgs.

Diseases Of Domestic Guinea Pigs
by: Richardson, V.C.G.

Assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when the pracitioner is faced with a sick animal. Chapters on the reproductive, digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal & urinary systems, the skin, head & neck, nervous system & husbandry. A value to veterinary surgeons & students, nurses, breeders & all those working in the animal care industry. 133 pgs.
c. 1992, S/C...$42.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like new

Diseases Of Domestic Guinea Pigs
by: Richardson, V.C.G.
Assists in the formulation of a diagnostic plan when the pracitioner is faced with a sick animal. Chapters on the reproductive, digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal & urinary systems, the skin, head & neck, nervous system & husbandry. Also includes a chapter on herbal & homeopathic remedies. A value to veterinary surgeons & students, nurses, breeders & all those working in the animal care industry. 144 pgs.
c. 2000, 2nd Ed, S/C...$42.95

Diseases Of Domestic Rabbits
by: Okerman, Lieve

Provides a detailed guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the the dieases of the pet, laboratory, Angora, and industrail farm rabbit. Part one provides a background to general and zootechnical aspects, the second part describes diseases of the various organ systems and techniques. 8 pages of full color photos. 152 pgs.
c. 1994, 2nd Ed, H/C...$42.95

Diseases Of Reptiles: Principal Diseases of Lower Vertebrates
by: Reichenbach-Kline, H. & Elkan, E.

Concerned with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pathological conditions in animals of the class reptilia. Chapters on: technique of investigation, infectious diseases, non-parasitic and environmental diseases, wound and healing regeneration, developmental abnormalities, organic systems, reptilia and human hygiene, along with a table of localization, symptoms and possible causes of diseases in reptiles and treatment, and a glossary of zoological names, trivial names, and main habitat. B/W illustrations & photos. 600 pgs.

Diseases Of The Goat, 3rd Edition
by: Matthews, John

Diseases of the Goat has become well established as a truly invaluable tool for veterinarians. It is a highly practical, concise handbook for frequent reference. The book covers all aspects of goat medicine, from assessment and examination, to diagnosis, treatment and control of conditions. This new edition has been updated and extended, in particular to incorporate the impact of recent developments, such as the geographical spread of diseases into new regions. There are new chapters on the Geriatric Goat; Inadequate Growth Rate; Biosecurity and Herd Health in order to reflect changes in current concerns and practice and there is also extended and updated material included on surgical techniques and anaesthesia. This edition now includes a section with colour photographs in order to assist diagnosis. 448 pgs.
c.2009, 3nd Ed, S/C...$98.99

Distemper Complex
by: Whitney, Leon DVM & Whitney, George DVM

The history, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment of eleven of the diseases which comprise the distemper complex. Brings together the work of scientists the world over. Useful to the veterinarian, research scientist, virologist, bacteriologist and public health official. Includes a bibliography of 1500 references. 219 pgs.
c. 1953, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

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