Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323034654, 9780323058681

Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals

1st Edition

Authors: C. C. Sheldon James Topel Teresa Sonsthagen
eBook ISBN: 9780323058681
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 30th March 2006
Page Count: 240
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Description

This innovative resource provides both step-by-step instructions and vivid, full-color photographs that explain and illustrate proper animal restraint techniques. Each procedure features between two and eight photos that clearly show the exact steps necessary to achieve safe and effective restraint. It covers handling and restraint for all domestic species: cats, dogs, horses, cattle, pigs, sheep goats, lab animals, rabbits, ferrets, and birds. The book also includes normal and abnormal behavior characteristics, precautions, special handling, restraint devices, and descriptions of medical procedures, such as venipuncture, for which special restraint procedures are necessary.

Key Features

  • Features full color throughout.
  • High-quality, crisp, clear photographs illustrate each restraint procedure.
  • Restraint procedures are presented in a logical, step-by-step format
  • Covers handling and restraint of all domestic animal species.
  • Each chapter includes normal and abnormal behavior characteristics, precautions, special handling, restraint devices, and descriptions of medical procedures, such as venipuncture, for which special restraint procedures are necessary

Table of Contents

  1. Restraint Principles

    2. Knot Tying

    3. Restraint of Cats

    4. Restraint of Dogs

    5. Restraint of Horses

    6. Restraint of Cattle

    7. Restraint of Pigs

    8. Restraint of Sheep

    9. Restraint of Goats

    10. Restraint of Rodents, Rabbits, and Ferrets

    11. Restraint of Birds

    Appendix 1 Gender Names

    Appendix 2 Physiologic Data

    Appendix 3 Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323058681

About the Author

C. C. Sheldon

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Veterinary Technician and Laboratory Animal Technician Programs, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, USA

James Topel

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, Vet Tech and Lab Animal Tech, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, USA

Teresa Sonsthagen

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, Veterinary Technology Program, Department of Animal and Range of Sciences; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND