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Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook
by Delbert G. Carlson; James M. Giffin; Debra M. Eldredge; Liisa D. Carlson; Beth Adelman (Editor)
Publication Date: 2007-12-01
The classic bestseller--expanded and updated For years, many veterinary treatments for cats were based on research conducted with dogs because it was wrongly assumed that cats were very similar. Recently, there have been giant strides in feline veterinary research. This classic reference is fully updated and revised to reflect these advances and gives you the most up-to-date guidance on cat health and cat care. It includes: An index of signs and symptoms to help you find information fast Clearly written, step-by-step directions for handling common feline ailments and problems Hundreds of photos, drawings, and tables that illustrate what to look for and how to provide the best care for your cats All new anatomical drawings and diagrams New information on genetics, geriatrics, drug sensitivities, raw diets, arthritis medications, dental disease, and more Information on supplements, nutraceuticals, and holistic treatments that have proven beneficial Interesting findings on cat behavior Whether you have a kitten or a senior cat, this resource helps you quickly identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with your veterinarian. This is the hands-on reference you'll trust again and again.
Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat
by Tim Nuttall; Richard G. Harvey; Patrick J. McKeever
Publication Date: 2009-03-27
Following the success and critical acclaim for the first edition, this second edition of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat has been equally well accepted, by reviewers and readers alike. The strengths of the first edition have been preserved: Problem-oriented approach; the book is arranged in twelve chapters covering dermatoses classified by their principle presenting sign Concise systematically structured text; definition, etiology and pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests, management Focus is on clinical practice and the need to explain the disease to the owner Superb and generously sized color photographs and diagrams Clear user-friendly design--one condition per page or spread of pages Referenced throughout to give the clinician access to the literature Within the framework and in light of the exponential growth of information in small animal dermatology since first publication, the authors have revised the entire text for the new second edition, added twenty-one new sections and one hundred and thirty-one new color photos. The result is a handbook that is practical, extensive and up-to-date in its content, beautifully illustrated and designed. The new second edition is of value to veterinary practitioners and students, veterinary nurses and technicians.
Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats
by Alex Gough; Alison Thomas
Publication Date: 2010-07-19
This unique resource brings together valuable information on breed-related diseases in one quick-reference volume. Divided into one section for dogs and another for cats, inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed breed-by-breed. The final section describes each of the disorders in more detail. All the information is drawn from high-quality sources, including research journals and veterinary texts, with extensive references provided. <p>This invaluable reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for. Whether you′re a veterinarian, geneticist, a breeder, or a pet owner, this fully-referenced book will save you hours of searching through scattered literature.</p>