For courses in Animal Biology, Animal Management, Veterinary Technology, and Animal Science.
This comprehensive, up-to-date text serves as a useful reference devoted to companion animals. It provides principles and time-tested practical information for students preparing for careers related to the health and quality of life of—all creatures great and small—with special emphasis on companion animals.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: Companion Animals
CHAPTER 2: Companion Animal Industry
CHAPTER 3: Dog/Cat Breeds and Their Characteristics
CHAPTER 4: Choosing a Dog or Cat
CHAPTER 5: Companion Birds
CHAPTER 6: Companion Reptiles and Amphibians
CHAPTER 7: Companion Rodents, Ferrets, and Lagomorphs
CHAPTER 8: Companion Horses
CHAPTER 9: Feeding and Nutrition of Cats and Dogs
CHAPTER 10: Anatomy and Physiology of Cats and Dogs
CHAPTER 11: Reproductive Biology of Dogs and Cats
CHAPTER 12: Companion Animal Behavior and Social Structure
CHAPTER 13: Care, Management, and Training of Dogs and Cats
CHAPTER 14: Fitting, Grooming, and Showing Cats and Dogs
CHAPTER 15: Companion Animal Health<
CHAPTER 16: Companion Animal Geriatrics
CHAPTER 17: Parasites and Pests of Companion Animals
CHAPTER 18: Common Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures and Terms
CHAPTER 19: Records and Case Histories
CHAPTER 20: Career Opportunities Associated with Companion Animals
CHAPTER 21: Business/Financial Aspects of the Companion Animal Enterprise
CHAPTER 22: Kennel/Cattery Design and Management
CHAPTER 23: Pet Sitting, Pet Motels, and Other Boarding Arrangements
CHAPTER 24: Therapeutic and Service Uses of Companion Animals
CHAPTER 25: Animals in Biomedical Research
CHAPTER 26: Managing Unwanted Companion Animals<
CHAPTER 27: Trends/Future of Companion Animals and Related Functions
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$55.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-159345-9