Companion Animals: Their Biology, Care, Health, and Management by Karen L. CampbellCompanion Animals: Their Biology, Care, Health, and Management by Karen L. Campbell

Companion Animals: Their Biology, Care, Health, and Management

byKaren L. Campbell, John R. Campbell

Hardcover | June 13, 2008

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Comprehensive and up-to-date, this book makes a useful reference devoted to companion animals. It provides underpinning principles and time-tested practical information for those preparing for careers related to the health and quality of life of all creatures–with special emphasis on companion animals. Chapter topics include choosing a dog or cat; companion birds, reptiles, amphibians, rodents, ferrets, and lagomorphs; medical records and case histories; feeding and nutrition; care, management, and training of dogs and cats; fitting, grooming, and showing; companion animal health; kennel/cattery design and management; career opportunities associated with companion animals; and trends/future of companion animals and related functions. For pet food manufacturers, pet stores, pet owners, pet breeders, and veterinary medical groups.

Dr. Karen Campbell earned animal science and veterinary medicine degrees with highest honors from the University of Missouri; studied veterinary internal medicine, surgery, and clinical pathology at Auburn University and The University of Georgia; and is board-certified in both veterinary internal medicine and in dermatology. She has ...
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Title:Companion Animals: Their Biology, Care, Health, and ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1.3 inPublished:June 13, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135047676

ISBN - 13:9780135047675

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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

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Glossary

Index