Manual of Parrot Behavior

Author: Andrew Luescher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470344350

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This authoritative reference, the first of its kind, is a necessary addition to the library of any practitioner or behaviorist who sees avain companion animals. Because of their beauty, intelligence, playfulness and ability in mimicry, parrots are the most widely kept companion birds. It is estimated that more than half of the psittacine cases presented to clinicians are the result of behavioral problems-problems inherent to captivity. Bringing together a host of international experts on avian behavior, Manual of Parrot Behavior explores the many facets of psittacine behavior, both normal and abnormal. The book not only provides readers with a solid understanding of the basic principles of psittacine behavior but also offers useful techniques of diagnosis and treatment for specific problems. Covers both normal and abnormal parrot behavior Offers practical techniques on diagnosis and treatment of behavior problems Written by a team of international experts on avian behavior A necessary addition to the library of any practitioner of behaviorist who sees avian companion animals

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

Author: Agnes E. Rupley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323342051

Category: Medical

Page: 177

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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!

Behavior of Exotic Pets

Author: Valarie V. Tynes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118710398

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

Exotic Animal Neurology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, E-Book

Author: Susan E. Orosz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323566626

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice on Exotic Animal Neurology, edited by Susan Orosz, includes: Pain and its control in Reptiles; The Neuroanatomical basis for pain and controlling pain in birds; Avian Bornavirus and its pathophysiology for Proventricular dilatation disease; Treatment of Proventricular dilatation disease and avian ganglioneuritis; Vaccination for Proventricular dilatation disease; Imaging the brain for exotic animal clinicians; EC in rabbits; Pain control in small mammals; Vaccination of ferrets for Rabies and Distemper; and Medication for Behavior Modification in Birds.

Companion Animal Care and Welfare

The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook

Author: James Yeates

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118688767

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook presents a comprehensive, accessible and practical reference for all parties seeking information about the proper care of companion animals. Identifies the needs of companion animals, explains how we know these needs, and gives scientifically-backed advice on how to meet these needs Promotes the most humane treatment and best possible care of our companion animals Addresses controversial issues such as selective breeding, companion animal showing, the keeping of exotic species, and the international pet trade Covers the husbandry and care of all major companion animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians

Advances and Updates in Internal Medicine, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Kemba Marshall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700770

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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A current review of important internal medicine topics for the exotic animal practitioner! Articles will review metabolic bone disease, avian hepatic disorders, avian female reproductive disorders, proventricular dilatation disease, avian renal disorders, ferret neoplasia, amphibian internal disorders, koi reproductive disorders, thyroid tumors and lymphadenopathies in guinea pigs, reproductive reptilian disorders, disseminated idiopathic myositis in ferrets, gastric stasis in rabbits, and much more!

Exotic Animal Formulary

Author: James W. Carpenter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437722636

Category: Medical

Page: 744

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A quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a colorful new design. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, this book is the only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals. Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals, including biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. Easy-to-use organization divides drug monographs into quick-reference chapters including: Invertebrates, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Sugar Gliders, Hedgehogs, Rodents, Rabbits, Ferrets, Miniature Pigs, Primates, and Wildlife. Additional drug topics include antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. References in each chapter provide resources for further research and study. Convenient appendices provide a single source for information such as classes of drugs used to treat specific exotic animal conditions; efficacy of selected agents used to treat exotic animals; location of select laboratories to perform procedures; normal lab values; conversions; and equivalents. New Invertebrates chapter has been added. New two-color design makes information easier to access at a glance, with drug and biological tables shaded differently for fast lookup. Updated information includes coverage of the latest drugs introduced into the market. Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics and drugs. Sold separately.

Nymphensittiche

Author: Thomas Haupt

Publisher: GRÄFE UND UNZER Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 9783774257658

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

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Ob in der klassischen Wildfarbe Grau, in leuchtendem Gelb oder zart geperlt, Nymphensittiche gibt es in vielen ansprechenden Farbschlägen. Egal, für welches Outfit man sich entscheidet, unter dem Federkleid steckt ein lebhafter, neugieriger und fröhlicher Geselle, der viel Zuwendung braucht – ob von einem Artgenossen oder "seinem" Menschen. Wer sich intensiv mit diesen Vögeln beschäftigt, wird von deren Intelligenz verblüfft sein und viel Freude an ihnen haben. Dieser GU Tierratgeber bietet alle wichtigen Informationen, um den Nymphensittichen ein artgerechtes und abwechslungs-reiches Leben bieten zu können.

Hunde

Evolution, Kognition und Verhalten

Author: Ádám Miklósi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783440124628

Category:

Page: 415

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Atlas der bildgebenden Diagnostik bei Heimtieren

Vögel - Kleinsäuger - Reptilien

Author: Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns,Michael Pees,Sven Reese

Publisher: Schlütersche

ISBN: 3842680260

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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Der vorliegende Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen "Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Für jede Kleintierpraxis liegt damit eine ideale Ergänzung zu der bisher verfügbaren Literatur der bildgebenden Diagnostik vor.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606429X

Category: Medical

Page: 2032

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Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice - E-Book

Author: Mark Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069224

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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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.

Parrots

A Natural History

Author: John Sparks,Tony Soper

Publisher: Checkmark Books

ISBN: 9780816024278

Category: Science

Page: 239

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Here is a beautifully illustrated introduction to all 330 species of parrots, including their evolution, biology, and behavior.

Manual of Equine Reproduction - E-Book

Author: Steven P. Brinsko,Terry L. Blanchard,Dickson D. Varner,James Schumacher,Charles C. Love

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065139

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Now in full color, Manual of Equine Reproduction, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive look at the reproductive management of horses, including management of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Expert authors use a concise, practical approach in discussing improved therapies and treatments in equine breeding. You’ll enhance your skills and knowledge with this book’s detailed coverage of techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery. A clinical emphasis includes a step-by-step format of possible scenarios from conception to breeding management. Practical information includes topics such as breeding with transported cooled or frozen semen, and caring for the broodmare and newborn foal. The organization of material corresponds to the course of study in veterinary school, so you can find topics easily. Chapter objectives and study questions at the beginning of each chapter guide you through the material and provide clear learning goals. Evaluation of Breeding Records chapter covers the importance of breeding records, and how to use them to evaluate stallion performance and optimize fertility. References are listed at the end of each chapter for further research and study. Full-color photographs and illustrations clearly depict procedures, and all drawings have been redrawn and improved. NEW Assisted Reproductive Technology chapter goes beyond embryo transfer. Updated content includes the latest advances in therapies and treatments. New content is added to two chapters, Reproductive Physiology of the Nonpregnant Mare and Manipulation of Estrus in the Mare. Thorough coverage of every aspect of equine reproduction provides a strong foundation for success in veterinary practice, including a discussion of the use of GnRH-analog deslorelin (Ovuplant) to hasten ovulation; aseptic technique for endometrial biopsy; use of transabdominal ultrasonography, especially in early pregnancy; determination of fetal gender by transrectal ultrasonography; aspiration testicular biopsy using a spring-loaded biopsy instrument; and procedure for surgical embryo transfer.

Die Vogelschule. Clickertraining für Papageien, Sittiche und andere Vögel

Author: Ann M. Castro

Publisher: The Bird School

ISBN: 3939770205

Category:

Page: 152

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Mchten Sie Ihre Papageien, Sittiche oder andere Vgel zhmen?Mchten Sie ihnen beibringen auf Ihre Hand zu kommen, auf Zuruf zu Ihnen zu fliegen, freiwillig in ihren Kfig zurckzukehren oder endlich die Elektrokabel in Ruhe zu lassen?Mchten Sie sich sinnvoll mit Ihren Vgeln befassen und eine positive Beziehung zu ihnen aufbauen?Mchten Sie Ihre Vgel auch mental fordern und frdern und ihnen ein paar kurzweilige Tricks zur Beschftigung beibringen?Dann ist dieses Buch genau das richtige fr Sie.Egal, ob alt, ob jung, ob gro, ob klein: alle Vgel - und ihre Besitzer - knnen es.Lernen Sie von der Papageienflsterin Ann Castro, wie Sie Ihren Vgeln leicht und stressfrei mit Clickertraining ntzliche und unterhaltsame Verhaltensweisen beibringen knnen.Die angewandte Trainingsmethode ist das Clickertraining, das ausschlielich auf positiver Verstrkung beruht, so dass das Training Ihnen und Ihren Vgeln garantiert Spa machen und Ihre Beziehung festigen wird.