Key Features

  • Bridges the gap between ferret owner and the veterinarian
  • Tables and boxes highlighted for easy reference
  • Many clinical cases are given throughout, ensuring vital points in the text are illustrated to the maximum
  • Includes section on Husbandry, offering basic information on how to keep ferrets
  • Sections on Medicine and Surgery give more in depth content needed to treat ferrets

Table of Contents

Husbandry

Classification, History and Current Status of Ferrets

External Features and Anatomy Profile

Accommodation

Nutrition

Reproduction

Handling and Medication

Medicine

Viral, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases

Parasitic Diseases of Ferrets

Diseases of the Internal Organs

Diseases of the Ferret Ear, Eye and Nose

General Neoplasia

Endocrine Diseases

Surgery

Anaesthesia and Radiology

General Surgery

Ferret Vasectomy and Orthopedic Surgery

Ferret Emergency Techniques

Details

No. of pages:
536
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780702028274
Electronic ISBN:
9780702035043

About the author

John Lewington

Affiliations and Expertise

Member Australian Veterinary Association; Member American Ferret Association; Member World Ferret Union; Member Ferrets Southern District Perth; Member South Australian Ferret Association; Member New South Wales Ferret Welfare Society