Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

Harkness and Wagner's Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

Number of page: 455
Author: John E. Harkness
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813815312
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Category: Medical

Harkness and Wagner’s Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents, Fifth Edition is a practical reference in small mammal husbandry and health, encompassing the fields of laboratory animal medicine and pet practice. Part of ACLAM’s series of laboratory animal books, this text offers concise but complete coverage on rabbits and the most common rodent species, with an emphasis on biology, clinical procedures, clinical signs, and diseases and conditions. By providing useful, accessible assessment and diagnostic information, Harkness and Wagner’s Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents aids the practitioner in diagnosing and treating conditions in small mammals. Logically organized for easy reference, the book begins with general husbandry and procedures, followed by specific disease information. Harkness and Wagner’s Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents is essential reading for clinical practitioners, laboratory animal personnel, and veterinary technicians. Key features:
Concise but complete coverage of small mammal husbandry and health Encompasses the fields of laboratory animal medicine, production medicine, and pet practice Logically organized for easy reference Provides assessment and diagnostic information to aid in quick diagnosis and treatment Includes clinical photographs and case studies Covers rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, gerbils, mice, and rats

About The Author

John E. Harkness, DVM, MS, DACLAM, is Professor Emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University.Patricia V. Turner, BSc, MS, DVM, DVSc, DACLAM, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, at the University of Guelph.Susan VandeWoude, DVM, DACLAM, is Professor of Comparative Medicine and Director of Laboratory Animal Resources at Colorado State University.Colette Wheler, BSc, DVM, MVetSc, is Director of the Animal Resources Centre and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.