Small Animal Care and Management

Small Animal Care and Management

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Reader-friendly and engaging, SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, Fourth Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the care and husbandry of small animals. Through a logical flow of information, it introduces readers to the basics of the small animal industry, including the history, safety concerns and care and welfare of these animals before diving into the specifics of each, with chapters covering dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, fish and exotic species. Full-color photos and illustrations visually depict various breeds and their characteristics, anatomy, handling techniques, housing and other care concerns to facilitate learning, while activities and additional resources offer the opportunity for application and further study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The common snapping turtle, Chelydridae serpentina, can be found in various locales across North America, from southern ... They usually live in ponds and swamps but will venture out to find food. ... The alligator snapping turtle, Macroclemystemminckii, is found in the Mississippi River system including the Missouri River and rivers that drain into the Gulf of Mexico. ... They have slightly webbed toes with strong claws, and they have a long tail that is al- most as long as their shell.

Title:Small Animal Care and Management
Author:Dean Warren
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-02-12


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