Description

The first in-depth textbook of its kind, this resource deals solely with the comparative anatomy and physiology of exotic species — small mammals, reptiles, and birds. For these commonly encountered species, it highlights clinical considerations for veterinary treatment. The book is heavily illustrated with clear line diagrams, radiographs, and color illustrations, explaining clearly the functioning of exotic species.

Key Features

  • The first textbook to provide comprehensive coverage of the comparative anatomy and physiology of exotic species.
  • Written specifically to give the veterinary practitioner a better understanding of the functioning of exotic species.
  • Profusely illustrated with clear line diagrams, radiographs, and color plates.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: Amphibians

Chapter 1: Amphibians

SECTION TWO: Reptiles

Chapter 2: General Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 3: Chelonia

Chapter 4: Lizards

Chapter 5: Snakes

SECTION THREE: Birds

Chapter 6: Avian anatomy and physiology

SECTION FOUR: Small Mammals

Chapter 7: Introduction to small mammals

Chapter 8: Rabbits

Chapter 9: Guinea pigs

Chapter 10: Rats

Chapter 11: Hamsters

Chapter 12: Ferrets

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037221
Print ISBN:
9780702027826

About the author

Bairbre O'Malley

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Exotic Medicine/Surgery, University College, Dublin, Ireland.