Behavior of Exotic Pets

Behavior of Exotic Pets

This text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior in order to provide enhanced treatment of their clients’ pets.

Author: Valarie V. Tynes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118710395

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject tobe written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practicalexperience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the bookexplains the normal behavior for each group of animals, includingreproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. Thebook also addresses animals’ environmental needs based ontheir behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry andavoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioralproblems are included, with practical recommendations for theirtreatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who wouldlike to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It alsoserves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exoticanimal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring forthese animals in captivity. Key features: The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written bybehaviorists Covers a wide range of exotic pet species Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioralproblems Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handlingof animals Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioralpharmacology
Categories: Medical

Exotic Pet Behavior

Exotic Pet Behavior

This text provides a strong foundation for treating a variety of avian and exotic species.

Author: Teresa Bradley Bays

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781416000099

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 986

In addition to coverage of all normal behavior patterns -- sensory, communication, social and antisocial, reproductive, eating, and elimination -- this resource helps you identify medical implications of abnormal behavior, pain-associated behaviors, and effects of captivity. Client education handouts provide important information about caring for a variety of avian and exotic pets. A user-friendly format includes bulleted lists indicating how normal and abnormal behavior applies to species kept in captivity. Includes coverage of all normal behavior patterns, including sensory, communication, social and antisocial, sexual, eating, and elimination. Client education handouts are a convenient resource for providing clients with important information about caring for their pets. Expert authors provide the most current information in the field of avian and exotic pet behavior.
Categories: Medical

Exotic Animal Training and Learning An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice

Exotic Animal Training and Learning  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice

Behavior of Exotic Pets. Tynes Ved. Wiley Blackwell 2010. The Complete Guide to Rat Training. Ducommun D. T.F.H. Publications 2008.

Author: Barbara Heidenreich

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455747955

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 355

The latest information on training and behavior of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include the application of science based training technology, a framework for solving behavior problems, training avian patients and their caregivers, trained falconry birds and veterinary medicine: preserving the client/veterinarian relationship, technicians and animal training, small mammal training in the veterinary practice, training reptiles and amphibians for medical and husbandry, training fish and invertebrates for husbandry and medical behaviors, marine mammal training, training birds and small mammals for medical behaviors, and more.
Categories: Medical

Exotic Animal Care and Management

Exotic Animal Care and Management

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Author: Vicki Judah

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305687868

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 360

Focusing exclusively on the care of exotic species as pets, EXOTIC ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 2ND EDITION delves into the unique behaviors, diet, housing considerations, handling and restraint methods, medical concerns and clinical procedures related to the proper management of these animals. Reader-friendly and concise, each chapter covers a specific exotic animal commonly found in veterinary practice, including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, intervtebrates, alpacas and llamas, miniature pigs and backyard chickens. Also included is an overview of specific concerns and zoonotic diseases associated with exotic animals so that veterinary technicians are fully prepared to contribute to their care and treatment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Categories: Science

Behavior An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

Behavior  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice Ebook

They make good pets because they generally are nonaggressive and are playful, ... Avian Behavior Consultation for Exotic Pet Practitioners 103 Elizabeth ...

Author: Marion Desmarchelier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323733489

Category: Medical

Page:

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Marion R. Desmarchelier, focuses on Behavior. This is one of three issues each year selected by the series consulting editor, Dr. Jörg Mayer. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Behavior modifications for the exotic pet practitioner, Psychopharmacology for the exotic pet practitioner, Ferret behavior medicine, Rabbit behavior medicine, Pot-bellied pig behavior medicine, Abnormal repetitive behaviors and self-mutilations in small mammals, Medical causes of feather damaging behavior, Avian behavior consultation for the exotic pet practitioner, Bird of Prey behavior for the avian practitioner, Clinical reptile behavior, Amphibian behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, Fish behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, Invertebrate behavior for the exotic pet practitioner, and Non-human primate clinical behavior
Categories: Medical

Therapeutics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Therapeutics  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book

Journal of Applied Companion Animal Behavior 2009;3(1):7–25. 7. Heidenreich B. Using science-based training technology to train avian, exotics, ...

Author: Yvonne R.A. van Zeeland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323583817

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 586

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.
Categories: Medical

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Feeding behavior and nutrition of the african pygmy hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris). The Veterinary Clinics of North America. Exotic Animal Practice 12: ...

Author: Marie Kubiak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119389996

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 442

Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.
Categories: Medical

Nutrition An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Nutrition  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

... completed a survey evaluating the beneficial use for behavior modification. ... behavioral conditions in mammals and other exotic pets under human care.

Author: Jörg Mayer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323323505

Category: Medical

Page: 636

View: 543

Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.
Categories: Medical

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Behavior,. Husbandry,. and. Enrichment. Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Third Edition. Edited by Bonnie Ballard and Ryan Cheek.

Author: Bonnie Ballard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118914281

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 982

Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint
Categories: Medical

Clinical Veterinary Advisor Birds and Exotic Pets 1

Clinical Veterinary Advisor Birds and Exotic Pets 1

It may be due to learned behavior from an early age. Rabbits have different personalities that exhibit different levels of tolerance to handling and ...

Author: Jörg Mayer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781416039693

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 764

Providing accurate, at-a-glance information on managing the diseases of birds and exotic pets, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets is the only comprehensive resource on the market covering birds, reptiles, small mammals, and other non-traditional pets. Concise summaries of hundreds of common medical problems help you consider differential diagnoses, recommend diagnostic tests, interpret results mindful of unique species differences, utilize important concepts of species-specific husbandry and nutrition, prescribe treatments, and provide follow-up care. With contributions from recognized avian and exotics experts and edited by Jörg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly, this clinical reference provides all the information you need in one book! Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections: Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and Zoonoses. In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species - birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish - in one comprehensive resource. Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references. Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning. A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.
Categories: Medical

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

This book's companion Web site includes review questions and figures for download in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/ballard.

Author: Bonnie Ballard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118682425

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 943

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Second Edition is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, the book offers easy-to-follow descriptions of common procedures and techniques. Covering information ranging from anatomy, restraint, and common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician provides technicians with all the information necessary to confidently and competently treat exotic patients. This book's companion Web site includes review questions and figures for download in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/ballard.
Categories: Medical

Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare 5th Edition

Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare  5th Edition

Covering all aspects of animal behaviour and how this relates to welfare for companion animals, farm animals and farmed fish, this book reviews development, socialisation, locomotion, reproduction and more.

Author: Donald M Broom

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781780645391

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 698

Humans have a natural interest in animals; through a long history of domestication, they have become tools, a food source and even friends. Behaviour is a significant indicator of animal health and well-being, and understanding this behaviour is therefore the key to good management. Covering all aspects of animal behaviour and how this relates to welfare for companion animals, farm animals and farmed fish, this book reviews development, socialisation, locomotion, reproduction and more. It takes a comprehensive approach to the subject, including a section of chapters addressing common abnormal behaviours and reviewing some animals, such as rabbits, from both a pet and farm perspective. Now in its fifth edition, Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare includes new chapters detailing the welfare of sheep, goats and exotic pets, and welfare in relation to genetic selection and modification. Animal behaviour and welfare sciences are now core topics for agriculture and veterinary students, with courses and research opportunities in this field growing world-wide. Fully updated and with new photographs, this indispensable textbook provides a student-friendly guide to the major themes of animal behaviour and welfare.
Categories: Medical

Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry

Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry

Covering common species such as mice, hamsters, rabbits, and ferrets, the book focuses on nursing care, giving veterinary staff the information they need to work with these less-common patients.

Author: Ron E. Banks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118708859

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 888

Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry is a practical reference for assessing, handling, and treating small exotic animals in the veterinary clinic. Covering common species such as mice, hamsters, rabbits, and ferrets, the book focuses on nursing care, giving veterinary staff the information they need to work with these less-common patients. With information on basic anatomy, preventative care, and common diseases, Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of caring for small exotic mammals and communicating with owners.
Categories: Medical

Herd Flock Health and Medicine for the Exotic Animal Practitioner An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Herd Flock Health and Medicine for the Exotic Animal Practitioner  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book

This is one of three issues each year selected by the series consulting editor, Dr. Jörg Mayer.

Author: Shangzhe Xie

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323796217

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 977

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Shangzhe Xie, is focused on Herd/Flock Health and Medicine for the Exotic Animal Practitioner. This is one of three issues each year selected by the series consulting editor, Dr. Jörg Mayer. Article topics include: Principles of herd/flock health and medicine; Therapeutics in herd/flock medicine; Managing the health of captive flocks of birds; Managing disease outbreaks in captive flocks of birds; Managing the health of captive herds of exotic companion mammals; Managing disease outbreaks in captive herds of exotic companion mammals; Managing the health of captive groups of reptiles and amphibians; Prevention is Better Than Cure: an Overview of Disease Outbreak Management in Herptiles; Reproduction management of herds/flocks of exotic animals; and Disease prevention programs in herds/flocks of exotic animals
Categories: Medical

Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs Cats and Exotic Pets

Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs  Cats  and Exotic Pets

A cage twice that size would be preferable when housing multiple animals (Booth ... Behavior. Neonatal. Parameters. Vital Signs Assessment of vital signs in ...

Author: Cheryl Lopate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118344620

Category: Medical

Page: 323

View: 118

Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs, Cats, and Exotic Pets is a comprehensive yet practical reference on small animal neonatology. Covering reproductive physiology of pregnancy and parturition, normal neonatology, and neonatal disorders in dogs, cats, and small exotic mammals, the book gives special emphasis to fetal well-being, parturition, normal physical parameters, behavior, common disorders and defects, emergency care, and orphan management. Information on nutritional and environmental considerations for both the dam and offspring is included, as well as guidance on offering advice to breeders providing neonatal care at home. Well illustrated throughout, Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs, Cats, and Exotic Pets is a complete resource for the successful management of pregnant and newborn pets. Veterinary practitioners, students, technicians, and professional breeders all will find the book’s how-to, clinically relevant approach to small animal neonatology invaluable.
Categories: Medical

Wellness and Environmental Enrichment An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Wellness and Environmental Enrichment  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

Dr. Agnes Rupley has assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Wellness Management of Exotic Animals.

Author: Agnes E. Rupley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323342056

Category: Medical

Page: 177

View: 362

Dr. Agnes Rupley has assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Wellness Management of Exotic Animals. The focus of article topics include: Keeping the Exotic Pet Mentally Healthy, Pet Psittacines, Wellness management of Raptors, Wellness management of Backyard Poultry and Waterfowl, Wellness management of Rabbits, Wellness management of Ferrets, Wellness management of Small Mammals, Wellness management of Reptiles and Amphibians, and more!
Categories: Medical

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice E Book

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice   E Book

Rarely does a breeding animal make a quality companion animal. ... This activity has led to owners searching for behavior modification options to prevent ...

Author: Mark Mitchell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781416069225

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 986

The only book of its kind with in-depth coverage of the most common exotic species presented in practice, this comprehensive guide prepares you to treat invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles, birds, marsupials, North American wildlife, and small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Organized by species, each chapter features vivid color images that demonstrate the unique anatomic, medical, and surgical features of each species. This essential reference also provides a comprehensive overview of biology, husbandry, preventive medicine, common disease presentations, zoonoses, and much more. Other key topics include common health and nutritional issues as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotics. Brings cutting-edge information on all exotic species together in one convenient resource. Offers essential strategies for preparing your staff to properly handle and treat exotic patients. Features an entire chapter on equipping your practice to accommodate exotic species, including the necessary equipment for housing, diagnostics, pathology, surgery, and therapeutics. Provides life-saving information on CPR, drugs, and supportive care for exotic animals in distress. Discusses wildlife rehabilitation, with valuable information on laws and regulations, establishing licensure, orphan care, and emergency care. Includes an entire chapter devoted to the emergency management of North American wildlife. Offers expert guidance on treating exotics for practitioners who may not be experienced in exotic pet care.
Categories: Medical

Select Topics in Dermatology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics Exotic Animal Practice

Select Topics in Dermatology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics  Exotic Animal Practice

The latest information on dermatology of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian.

Author: Peter G. Fisher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323188777

Category: Medical

Page: 353

View: 194

The latest information on dermatology of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include diagnostic approach to dermatologic disease, behavioural dermatopathies, ectoparasites, bumblefoot, erythema multiforme in the ferret, yellow fungus disease, dermatitis of reptiles, viral skin diseases of the rabbit, dermal neoplasias in small animals and avians, dermatologic conditions involving the feet, beak and claws, viral dermatopathies of ornamental and pet fish, alopecia in the guinea pig, amphibian chytridiomycosis, sebaceous adenitis in rabbits, and more.
Categories: Medical

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine E Book

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine   E Book

Research-related information, including legal and ethical issues surrounding exotic animals being kept as pets, as well as the humane use of animals in research, make this text a must-have resource for any aspiring vet tech or professional ...

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323353946

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 389

Learn how to properly handle and care for lab animals and exotic species with Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine, Principles and Procedures, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive resource provides the latest anatomy, physiology, and taxonomy information on a wide variety of species — including birds, reptiles and amphibians, rats and mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, wildlife, woodchucks, armadillos, frogs, and fish. Coverage also includes a number of commonly performed procedures (such as blood collection, medicine administration, and animal husbandry) and in-depth information on housing, restraint, nutrition, common diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Research-related information, including legal and ethical issues surrounding exotic animals being kept as pets, as well as the humane use of animals in research, make this text a must-have resource for any aspiring vet tech or professional who must work with lab animals. Comprehensive coverage addresses a wide variety of species (rats, mice, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets, rabbits, nonhuman primates, swine, chinchillas, armadillos, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, farm animals, and cats and dogs) and covers a wide variety of topics (such as animal species, the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations) to fully prepare students for work with all types of animals. Consistent organization of each species chapter makes it easy for students to quickly identify similarities and differences among various laboratory animals. The latest information on laws and ethics related to lab animal medicine cover the areas of pain management, use, care, and more. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their knowledge of the material. Discussion of specific uses for each species in biomedical research gives students a perspective on animal use that allows them to explain the benefits of animal use as required by veterinary technology program accreditation procedure. Boxes and tables list anatomic and physiologic data for each species. NEW! Updated design features more high-quality, full-color illustrations and a revised reader-friendly layout with learning objectives and key points to make content easier to follow.
Categories: Medical

The SAGE Handbook of Digital Technology Research

The SAGE Handbook of Digital Technology Research

It turns out that exotic pets such as insects, spiders and reptiles have very devout owners, but their overall complexity in behavior is significantly less ...

Author: Sara Price

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446287088

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

View: 638

Research on and with digital technologies is everywhere today. This timely, authoritative Handbook explores the issues of rapid technological development, social change, and the ubiquity of computing technologies which have become an integrated part of people's everyday lives. This is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for the twenty-first century. It addresses the key aspects of research within the digital technology field and provides a clear framework for readers wanting to navigate the changeable currents of digital innovation. Main themes include: - Introduction to the field of contemporary digital technology research - New digital technologies: key characteristics and considerations - Research perspectives for digital technologies: theory and analysis - Environments and tools for digital research - Research challenges Aimed at a social science audience, it will be of particular value for postgraduate students, researchers and academics interested in research on digital technology, or using digital technology to undertake research.
Categories: Social Science