Manual of Exotic Pet Practice book cover

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

The only book of its kind with in-depth coverage of the most common exotic species presented in practice, this comprehensive guide prepares you to treat invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles, birds, marsupials, North American wildlife, and small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Organized by species, each chapter features vivid color images that demonstrate the unique anatomic, medical, and surgical features of each species. This essential reference also provides a comprehensive overview of biology, husbandry, preventive medicine, common disease presentations, zoonoses, and much more. Other key topics include common health and nutritional issues as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotics.

Hardbound, 560 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-0119-5


  • 1. History of Exotic Pets

    2. Preparing Your Hospital for Exotics

    3. Invertebrates

    4. Fish

    5. Amphibians

    6. Crocodilians

    7. Snakes

    8. Lizards

    9. Chelonians

    10. Birds

    11. Marsupials

    12. Mice and rats

    13. Ferrets

    14. Rabbits

    15. Hamsters and gerbils

    16. Hedgehogs

    17. Guinea Pigs

    18. Chinchillas

    19. North American Wildlife


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