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Exotics and Wildlife

A Manual of Veterinary Nursing Care

Offering practical advice on nursing care for the exotic pet, this much-needed resource provides everything veterinary nurses need on the subject — in one valuable book! Ideal as a reference tool for daily use in the clinical management of exotic pets, it applies information on the treatment of domestic species to exotic pets with coverage that is specifically relevant to these species. Providing a hands-on approach, a nursing focus, and a concentration on exotics, it includes discussions of common diseases, anesthesia, radiography, supportive nursing, administering medication, housing and nutrition for the sick animal, and international species.

Paperback, 264 Pages

Published: May 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5415-9


  • Contents
    Section 1
    Introduction to Rodent Care
    1. Rabbits
    2. Rodents
    Section 2
    Introduction to Snakes, Lizards and Chelonia Care
    3. Snakes and lizards
    4. Chelonia
    Section 3
    Introduction to Bird Care
    5. Cage and Aviary Birds
    6. Birds of Prey
    7. Wild Birds
    Section 4
    Introduction to Wildlife Care
    8. Bats
    9. Foxes
    10. Hedgehogs
    11. Squirrels
    12. Deer
    13. Badgers
    1. Rabbits
    2. Drug Dosages
    3. General Information on Hand Rearing Mammals
    4. Which food for which baby bird


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