Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 8

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Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 8


Logically organized by taxonomic groups, this up-to-date text covers the diagnosis and treatment of all zoo animal species and free-ranging wildlife, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, unlikely to be seen by private practice veterinarians. Featuring full-color images, the consistent, user-friendly format supplies information on each animal’s biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, reproduction, restraint and handling, housing requirements, nutrition and feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, therapeutics, and diseases. Global authorship includes multinational contributors who offer expert information on different species from around the world.

"Veterinary care of non-traditional species is a rapidly progressing field and this title is the much awaited updated version of this zoo and wildlife practitioner’s ‘bible’. Reviewed by: Charlotte Day on behalf of  The Veterinary Record, Oct 14

    • Global authorship includes internationally recognized authors who have contributed new chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals from around the world.
    • Zoological Information Management System chapter offers the latest update on this brand new system that contains a worldwide wealth of information.
    • General taxonomy-based format provides a comprehensive text for sharing information in zoo and wildlife medicine.
    • Concise tables provide quick reference to key points in the references.
      • NEW! All new authors have completely revised the content to provide fresh perspectives from leading experts in the field on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine.
      • NEW! Color images vividly depict external clinical signs for more accurate recognition and diagnosis.

      PART I: AMPHIBIAN GROUPS 1. Anurans: Frogs, Toads 2. Urodela 3. Caecilians

      PART II: REPTILE GROUPS 4. Chelonians 5. Crocodilia 6. Sphenodontia 7. Lacertilia and Amphisbaenids 8. Ophidia

      PART III: AVIAN GROUPS 9. Ratites: Tinamiformes and Struthioniformes, Rheiiformes, Cassuariformes 10. Sphenisciformes 11. Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes, and Procellariiformes  12. Pelecaniformes 13. Ciconiiformes 14. Phoenicopteriformes 15. Charadriiformes 16. Anseriformes 17. Falconiformes 18. Galliformes 19. Gruiformes 20. Columbiformes 21. Psittaciformes 22. Cuculiformes 23. Strigiformes 24. Caprimulgiformes 25. Musophagiformes 26. Trochiliformes 27. Apodiformes and Coliiformes 28. Trogoniformes 29. Coraciiformes 30. Piciformes 31. Passeriformes

      PART IV: MAMMAL GROUPS 32. Monotremata 33. Marsupialia 34. Insectivora  and Dermoptera 35. Chiroptera 36. Prosimians 37. Primates 38. Great Apes 39. Xenarthra: Edentata 40. Pholidota 41. Lagomorpha 42. Rodentia 43. Cetacea 44. Pinnipedia 45. Sirenia 46. Canidae 47. Felidae 48. Mustelidae 49. Procyonidae and Viverridae 50. Ursidae 51. Hyaenidae 52. Tubulidentata 53. Proboscidea 54. Hyracoidea 55. Rhinoceridae 56. Tapiridae 57. Equidae 58. Suidae and Tayassuidae 59. Hippopotamidae 60. Camelidae 61. Giraffidae 62. Cervidae and Tragulidae 63. Bovidae and Antilocapridae 64. Sheep, Goats, and Goat like Animals

      PART V: GENERAL ZOO AND WILD ANIMAL TOPICS 65. Avian Deflighting Techniques 66. CT/MRI Use in Zoo Animals 67. Gout in Exotic Animals 68. Infectious Diseases Notebooks 69. Iron Storage Diseases 70. JZWM 71. Latest Advances in Darting Equipment 72. A Legal Overview for Zoological Medicine Veterinarians 73. Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques 74. One Health and Conservation Medicine 75. Tuberculosis Diagnosis 76. Updates on West Nile Virus 77. Use of Ultrasound in Wildlife Species 78. WildPro 79. ZIMS 80. Guidelines for the Management of Zoonotic Diseases 81. Contraception 82. AAZV Guidelines for Zoo and Aquarium Veterinary Medical Programs and Veterinary Hospitals

      R. Eric Miller, DVM, DACZM, Director of Animal Health and Conservation, Saint Louis Zoo, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO and Murray E. Fowler, DVM, DACZM, DACVIM, DABVT, Professor Emeritus, Zoological Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA


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