Common Diseases of Companion Animals


  • Alleice Summers, DVM, Cedar Valley College, Veterinary Technology, Lancaster, TX

Gain quick access to the most common diseases that veterinary technicians encounter with Common Diseases of Companion Animals, 3rd Edition. This reference is divided into sections by species, with chapters in each section organized by body system. Each disease is presented in monograph form, with clinical signs, diagnostic laboratory work-up, treatment options, and client information to ensure the information you need is always at hand.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-10126-4

Table of Contents


Section I: Dogs and Cats
1. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
2. Diseases of the Digestive System
3. Diseases of the Endocrine System
4. Diseases of the Eye
5. Hematologic and Immunologic Diseases
6. Diseases of the Integumentary System
7. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
8. Diseases of the Nervous System
9. Pansystemic Disease
10. Diseases of the Reproductive System
11. Diseases of the Respiratory System
12. Diseases of the Urinary System

Section II: Ferrets, Rodents, and Rabbits
13. Overview of Ferrets, Rodents, and Rabbits
14. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
15. Diseases of the Digestive System
16. Diseases of the Endocrine System
17. Diseases of the Eye
18. Hematologic and Immunologic Diseases
19. Diseases of the Integumentary System
20. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
21. Diseases of the Nervous System
22. Diseases of the Reproductive System
23. Diseases of the Respiratory System
24. Diseases of the Urinary System

Section III: Birds
25. Overview of Birds as Patients
26. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
27. Diseases of the Digestive System
28. Diseases of the Endocrine System
29. Diseases of the Eye and Ear
30. Hematologic and Immunologic Diseases
31. Diseases of the Integumentary System
32. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
33. Diseases of the Nervous System
34. Pansystemic Diseases
35. Diseases of the Respiratory System
36. Diseases of the Urogenital System

Section IV: Snakes, Iguanas, and Turtles
37. Overview of Reptiles as Pets
38. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
39. Diseases of the Digestive System
40. Diseases of the Endocrine System
41. Diseases of the Special Senses
42. Diseases of the Integumentary System
43. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
44. Diseases of the Nervous System
45. Diseases of the Reproductive System
46. Diseases of the Respiratory System
47. Diseases of the Urinary System

Section V: Horses
48. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
49. Diseases of the Digestive System
50. Diseases of the Endocrine System
51. Diseases of the Eye
52. Hematologic Diseases
53. Diseases of the Integumentary System
54. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
55. Diseases of the Nervous System
56. Diseases of the Reproductive System
57. Diseases that affect the Neonate
58. Diseases of the Respiratory System
59. Diseases of the Urinary System

Section VI: Sheep and Goats
60. Sheep and Goat Husbandry
61. Diseases of the Digestive System
62. Diseases of the Endocrine System
63. Diseases of the Eye
64. Hematologic and Immunologic Diseases
65. Diseases of the Integumentary System
66. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
67. Diseases of the Nervous System
68. Diseases of the Reproductive System
69. Diseases of the Respiratory System
70. Diseases of the Urinary System

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