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Books > Professional & Technical > Veterinary science > Veterinary science: large animals (domestic / farm)

The Horse: Its Nature, Revealed (Paperback): Sabine Stuewer The Horse: Its Nature, Revealed (Paperback)
Sabine Stuewer; Emmanuelle Brengard
R637 R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Save R117 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

An intimate view into the true nature of horses. This gorgeous book presents the noble and powerful horse in spellbinding photographs, revealing text, and extended captions. Sabine Stuewer has been observing horses for years - when they are alone and in groups. Her images are an indulgent visual treat, revealing the pure beauty of horses and their connection to their environment and their companions. Emmanuelle Brengard interprets the horses' behaviours - one minute calmly grazing, in a frenzied gallop the next, grooming each other, nuzzling a foal, battling for a mate - giving horse lovers a better understanding of the animal. The book's sections are: In the Harem - the harem family of about 10 (a stallion and his mares and foals), social order; The Stallion - charisma, postures, fights between males, reproduction; Mares and Foals - birth, educating the foals, foal games; The Nuances of Friendship - hierarchy, games among adults; The Partnerships - mares and foals, resting and sleep, adults protecting the herd and grooming; Gallop to Freedom - photo gallery; Finely Honed Senses - smell, sight, taste, hearing, communication, the gaits; Fits of Madness - jumps and leaps to release stress and energy, and to stretch. Those who ride horses will tell you that they are complex animals possessing a wide range of behaviours. It can take years of watching and being with horses to truly understand them. The Horse brings a closer view to their world in a new way, one that is possible only with the authors' decades of experience observing, photographing and interacting with the charismatic horse. Already remarkable value as a hardback, this paperback is now even more outstanding. It is an exceptional and personally meaningful selection for equestrians, breeders, casual riders, artists and photographers, and all who love horses for their character and beauty. All will derive great pleasure from this jewel.

Large Animal Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition): Bradford P. Smith, David C Van Metre, Nicola Pusterla Large Animal Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition)
Bradford P. Smith, David C Van Metre, Nicola Pusterla
R5,837 R4,713 Discovery Miles 47 130 Save R1,124 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Utilize a problem-oriented approach to the diagnosis of diseases of horses, cattle, sheep, and goats. Large Animal Internal Medicine, 6th Edition covers the diagnosis and management of disease in both ruminant and equine internal medicine. As the first veterinary internal medicine text to use a problem-based approach, it offers discussions of over 150 clinical signs and manifestations, as well as comprehensive coverage of laboratory and diagnostic testing. New to this edition is a versatile online reference platform and coverage of conditions that exist in Europe, Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand.?In addition, thoroughly revised and updated content includes new vaccines and vaccination protocols; the most current laboratories for DNA, genetic, and PCR testing; and colostrum supplements and replacers. It's everything you need to stay up to date with the latest information on preventing and treating disease in large animals. Discussions of over 150 clinical signs or manifestations of disease provide you with a problem-based approach to diagnosis based on what you've observed and what laboratory tests reveal. Causes of Presenting Signs boxes offer quick access to the common, less common, and uncommon diseases associated with manifestations or signs of disease. Causes of Abnormal Laboratory Values boxes highlight the possible interpretations of abnormalities in clinical chemistry, hematology, blood proteins, and clotting tests. More than 200 expert authors contribute information in their areas of expertise for the most current, authoritative information on each topic. NEW! Expert Consult platform provides a versatile digital resource including bonus content, useful references, and videos to meet the needs of practicing equine and large animal veterinarians. NEW! Global conditions of importance are covered, including those previously not discussed, that exist in Europe, Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand.? NEW! Coverage of emerging and re-emerging diseases includes the new pathogen discovery. NEW! Assessment of vaccination status and susceptibility to infection discusses how antibody titers can predict protection for some pathogens. NEW! Description of epigenetics and metagenomics provides detailed coverage of these emerging areas of interest. NEW! Table of zoonoses obtained from large animals includes symptoms and disinfection needs. NEW! Videos demonstrate how to perform ultrasound imaging on an equine and cow abdomen clearly showing where to position the probe, and what depth to use for scans of the kidneys, liver, and bowel. NEW! Coverage of genetic disorders, Hydrocephalus in Fresians and Pulmonary hypoplasia with Anasarca in Dexter cattle help you to treat these disorders. NEW! Extensively updated content clarifies the latest research and clinical findings on the West Nile Virus, therapeutic drug monitoring, muscle disorders, GI microbiota, the genetic basis for Immune-mediated myositis in Quarter Horses, discoveries in antimicrobial drugs, anthelmintic, and vaccines, and more!

Practical Lambing and Lamb Care - A Veterinary Guide (Paperback, 4th Edition): Neil Sargison, James Patrick Crilly, Andrew... Practical Lambing and Lamb Care - A Veterinary Guide (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Neil Sargison, James Patrick Crilly, Andrew Hopker
R1,243 R1,058 Discovery Miles 10 580 Save R185 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Fourth Edition of Practical Lambing and Lamb Care offers a complete revision and update to this comprehensive and practical resource to all aspects of lambing and lamb care. Offers a thoroughly revised edition of this practical guide to all aspects of lambing and lamb care Presents an authoritative resource for anyone involved in the care of pregnant ewes and newborn lambs, especially sheep farmers and veterinarians Written by leading authors in the field Includes information on health problems, abortion, lambing management, obstetrics and much more

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer Handbook of Equine Parasite Control (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer
R2,851 R2,630 Discovery Miles 26 300 Save R221 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Christopher Chase, Kaitlyn Lutz, Erica... Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Christopher Chase, Kaitlyn Lutz, Erica McKenzie, Ahmed Tibary
R4,052 R3,731 Discovery Miles 37 310 Save R321 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant, Second Edition keeps practitioners completely current with the latest in disease management for ruminants and camelids. * Updates the first all-in-one ruminant resource designed specifically for quick information retrieval * Provides identically formatted topics for easy searching by alphabetical listing or by discipline, with each topic indicating the species affected * Offers fast access to the accumulated wisdom of hundreds of veterinary experts * Adds more than 100 new topics, with significant revisions to existing topics * Includes access to a companion website with additional topics, client education handouts, and figures

Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Kristin J. Holtgrew-Bohling Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Kristin J. Holtgrew-Bohling
R1,780 R1,647 Discovery Miles 16 470 Save R133 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Gain the skills you need to master the role of the veterinary technician in large animal care! Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition teaches you how to set up, assist, and follow through on medical procedures and treatment regimens for large domestic animals. A comprehensive guide, this text not only defines the veterinary technician's responsibilities in daily livestock care and hospital management, but includes separate sections on horses, cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, and llamas and alpacas - covering husbandry, clinical procedures, surgical procedures, and common diseases for each. This new edition includes information on safety and handling, livestock nutrition, vaccine scheduling, and diagnostic imaging, plus four new chapters with detailed care of poultry. Written by noted veterinary technician educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, it is the ideal text for preparing for certification exams and everyday practice! The most comprehensive large animal book specifically written for veterinary technician students. A practical approach makes this text useful in classes and in clinical situations, so veterinary technicians, acting under instructions of veterinarians, can plan and follow through on procedures and treatment regimens for large animals. A focus on the veterinary technician's responsibilities explains why and how a procedure is performed, and the roles that vet techs fill in preparing for, assisting in, and following up the procedure. Coverage of the essential large animal-related tasks in the CVTEA Manual of Accreditation for Veterinary Technology Programs addresses AVMA accreditation and prepares you to pass the Veterinary Technology National Exam. Full-color photographs and line drawings show step-by-step procedures in areas such as restraint, bandaging, physical examination techniques, and diagnostic procedures. Coverage of husbandry and breeds demonstrates how day-to-day housing and feeding affect the care of many large animal diseases, and helps you learn to provide quality client education. A section on the livestock industry provides comprehensive coverage of safety and handling, reproduction, and nutrition, so you can better understand the practices, procedures, and decisions in large animal veterinary medicine. A section on llamas and alpacas helps you to understand the health and maintenance of these increasingly popular domestic animals - in the U.S., there are more than 12,000 alpaca herds and 25,000 llama owners. Proper medical terminology is included in a comprehensive glossary, facilitating effective communication with clients and with other professionals. Learning features enhance your critical thinking and decision making with case studies, clinical applications, key terms, chapter outlines, learning objectives, and Technician Notes. NEW! Tables on Temperature, Pulse, Respiration (TPR) data and vaccine schedules provide a quick, at-a-glance reference for important information. NEW! Expanded regulatory information for livestock provides details on OCV vaccination, Health Certificate forms, Brucellosis and Tuberculosis testing, and Scrapies tags. NEW! Four new chapters on Poultry provide detailed coverage of the breed.

Saunders Equine Formulary (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Derek C. Knottenbelt, Fernando Malalana Saunders Equine Formulary (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Derek C. Knottenbelt, Fernando Malalana
R1,437 R1,273 Discovery Miles 12 730 Save R164 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses. This new edition has been fully revised, updated and re-written in a more user-friendly style and format with the inclusion of high quality line drawings and photographs to aid understanding. Also, a conscious decision was made to use generic drug names making this as relevant as possible for everybody working in the equine field all over the world. A listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is contained in just one volume, designed with the final-year vet student and recent graduate in mind. Information on drug dosages and adverse reactions reflects manufacturers' recommendations in data sheets and literature inserts. Clinical Aids section provides highly practical advice and quick synopses for the most common scenarios likely to occur on a field visit, such as bandaging techniques, humane destruction, and restraint techniques. Practical, universal relevance is created by the use of SI units and generic drug names - making this reference useful to everyone working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist. Practical, step-by-step instructions summarize principal diagnostic tests. NEW! A handy interactive app format allows extra-quick, point-of-care reference. NEW! A full-colour design includes more high-quality line drawings and adds photographs showing nerve block techniques. NEW! Revised clinical techniques section deals with the difficult horse and restraint methods, including field anaesthesia. NEW algorithmic approach updates and clarifies emergency procedures, wound management, disease control protocols, and more. NEW! Wound dressings and suturing sections are thoroughly modernized.

The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need - Care, Training, and Rehabilitation for Rescues, Purchases, and Adoptions (Paperback):... The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need - Care, Training, and Rehabilitation for Rescues, Purchases, and Adoptions (Paperback)
Stacie G Boswell
R787 R637 Discovery Miles 6 370 Save R150 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} In the United States alone, it is estimated that almost 150,000 horses per year are unwanted. This number grows exponentially when you consider horses worldwide. What is 'unwanted'? The term is used to refer to horses that are old, injured, sick, unmanageable, or fail to meet expectations. The horse may have a lameness or illness...or he could just be the wrong colour or gender. His problem could be life-threatening...or chronic and manageable. He may have a mild behavioural problem... or a severe one. The good news is, today, more and more individuals are choosing to give an unwanted horse a second chance. Whether through purchase, adoption, or rescue, the horse in the 'wrong' situation has a chance to find his way to the 'right one'. Dr. Stacie Boswell's goal is to restore health and comfort to every horse in transition, and to help him learn how to function as the horse he is expected to be - from the Thoroughbred off the track to the grade pony from the field down the road. She has compiled hundreds of case studies highlighting the areas of concern in the horse 'in need', and in these pages details proactive methods of handling common medical problems and health issues, from nutrition and dentistry to deworming and hoofcare to traumatic injury and emergency rescue scenarios. Dr. Boswell then explains the ways that, as a new horse is rehabilitated physically, specific training techniques can help him adapt to the positive changes in his care and environment.

Diseases of Swine (Hardcover, 11th Edition): Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, Locke A. Karriker, Alejandro Ramirez, Kent J. Schwartz,... Diseases of Swine (Hardcover, 11th Edition)
Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, Locke A. Karriker, Alejandro Ramirez, Kent J. Schwartz, Gregory W. Stevenson, …
R5,950 R4,823 Discovery Miles 48 230 Save R1,127 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Provides a fully revised Eleventh Edition of the definitive reference to swine health and disease Diseases of Swine has been the definitive reference on swine health and disease for over 60 years. This new edition has been completely revised to include the latest information, developments, and research in the field. Now with full color images throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative resource has been redesigned for improved consistency and readability, with a reorganized format for more intuitive access to information. Diseases of Swine covers a wide range of essential topics on swine production, health, and management, with contributions from more than 100 of the foremost international experts in the field. This revised edition makes the information easy to find and includes expanded information on welfare and behavior. A key reference for anyone involved in the swine industry, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition Presents a thorough revision to the gold-standard reference on pig health and disease Features full color images throughout the book Includes information on the most current advances in the field Provides comprehensive information on swine welfare and behavior Offers a reorganized format to make the information more accessible Written for veterinarians, academicians, students, and individuals and agencies responsible for swine health and public health, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition is an essential guide to swine health. "The 11th edition of Diseases of Swine continues to serve as the gold-standard resource for anything and everything related to swine herd health...this edition does an outstanding job of keeping up with the advanced diagnostic technologies and the latest research on new or emerging diseases and syndromes...there is no other informational resource that comes close to providing the depth or quality of information on the topic of swine diseases as does this book"

Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (Hardcover, 7th Edition): Gary M Baxter Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (Hardcover, 7th Edition)
Gary M Baxter
R4,789 Discovery Miles 47 890 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Provides a fully updated Seventh Edition of the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness This new edition of the go-to resource for equine lameness features updates throughout and more in-depth information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options, and advanced imaging. With contributions from the world's leading authorities on the subject, the book covers functional anatomy, examination, imaging, lameness of the distal limb, proximal limb, and axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, therapies, occupation-related conditions, lameness in young horses, and farriery. More than 1,700 images support the text, making it an exhaustive reference for all aspects of lameness in horses. Now in its seventh edition, Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses continues to be the definitive resource on equine lameness for veterinary specialists, practitioners, interns, residents, and students alike. The book is supplemented with a companion website offering a plethora of "how-to" videos demonstrating a variety of different physical examination techniques, including palpation, hoof testing, flexion tests, and perineural and intrasynovial injection techniques. Offers a fully revised new edition of the classic text on equine lameness Includes more extensive information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options and advanced imaging Features over 1,700 images to illustrate the concepts described Written by internationally renowned experts in the field Includes access to a companion website with "how-to" videos Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses is a must-have reference for any practicing large animal and equine veterinarian, equine veterinary specialist, or veterinary student dealing with lameness in the horse.

Diseases of The Goat (Paperback, 4th Edition): John G. Matthews Diseases of The Goat (Paperback, 4th Edition)
John G. Matthews
R1,480 R1,234 Discovery Miles 12 340 Save R246 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Diseases of the Goat, 4th Edition, is a revised and updated edition of the popular tool for veterinarians featuring of all aspects of goat medicine from initial assessment and examination to diagnosis, treatment, and control of conditions. This highly practical, concise handbook is designed for frequent reference, and is suitable for all those treating and keeping goats. * Provides information on to predators, euthanasia, post-mortem technique, and fracture repair * Includes expanded coverage of a number of topics to appeal to a wider and more international audience especially in relation to poisonous plants * Incorporates the impact of new developments in goat diseases, such as the geographical spread of exotic diseases into new regions

Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 2, The Horse (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Raymond R. Ashdown, Stanley H. Done Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 2, The Horse (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Raymond R. Ashdown, Stanley H. Done; Contributions by Susan A. Evans, Elizabeth A Baines
R2,521 R2,065 Discovery Miles 20 650 Save R456 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy volume 2 presents a unique photographic record of dissections showing the topographical anatomy of the horse. With this book you will be able to see the position and relationships of the bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and viscera that go to make up each region of the body and each organ system. Each book in this 3 volume series is packed with full-color photographs and drawings of dissections prepared specifically for these texts. Key features Accessibly and systematically structured with each chapter devoted to a specific body region Important features of regional and topographical anatomy presented using full color photos of detailed dissections Dissections presented in the standing position Detailed color line drawings clarify the relationships of relevant structures Presents anatomy in a clinical context This new edition second edition offers important new features, including: Accompanying website presents over 100 interactive quizzes and self-assessment questions Many more radiographs throughout Additional CT and MRI images Clinical notes highlight areas of particular clinical significance

Equine Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Jorg A. Auer, John A. Stick Equine Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)
Jorg A. Auer, John A. Stick
R6,605 R5,130 Discovery Miles 51 300 Save R1,475 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Equip yourself for success with the only book on the market that covers all aspects of equine surgery! Equine Surgery, 5th Edition prepares you to manage each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations in the book describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. In addition to diagnostic imaging and orthopedic coverage, it includes in-depth information on anesthesia, the integumentary system (including wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting), the alimentary system, respiratory, and urogenital systems. Complete coverage of all the information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool. Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines. New techniques in vascular surgery keep you up-to-date with best practices. NEW! Expert Consult site offering 40+ videos of surgeons performing techniques so that you can quickly access drug and equipment information. NEW! Expansion of minimally invasive surgical techniques includes laser ablation procedures, implantation of plates against bones in orthopedic procedures, and laparoscopic procedures for soft tissue injuries. NEW! World-renowned contributors, featuring two new associate editors include over 70 of the most experienced and expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. NEW! Current advances in imaging detect musculoskeletal conditions in the sports horse.

Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses - A Quick and Easy Reference to Conditions That Require Emergency Treatment... Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses - A Quick and Easy Reference to Conditions That Require Emergency Treatment (Spiral bound)
Eleanor Kellon 1
R443 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Sound professional advice on what to do until the veterinarian arrives. Dr. Eleanor Kellon has created a quick and easy reference to conditions that require emergency treatment. Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses offers guidelines to be followed in determining what a horse's problem could be, and it suggests information that should be given to the veterinarian as soon as you call. The book is organized by color-coded chapters on specific types of problems, or on specific anatomical areas and organ systems. At the beginning of each chapter is a quick reference list of symptoms and topics that allows you to turn immediately to those sections of the chapter that might pertain to your horse's problems. Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses includes lists of symptoms and their causes, instructions for home treatment, and checklists of the first aid supplies necessary to deal with the following emergencies: Concussions, burns, and shock Abrasions, lacerations, bleeding Smoke inhalation, asthma, and emphysema Fever, botulism, and blood poisoning Colic, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea Hypothermia, hyperthermia, and frostbite Stroke, muscle cramps, laminitis, and seizures Bladder infection and stones in the urinary tract Prolonged labor, newborn emergencies Allergies and adverse drug reactions And many other life threatening situations or conditions Dr. Kellon also includes reference sections on preparing horses for treatment, restraint, drug reactions, and managing trapped horses. Give yourself the confidence to deal with any emergency veterinary situation by keeping a copy of Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses close at hand.

Equine Neck and Back Pathology - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Frances Henson Equine Neck and Back Pathology - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Frances Henson
R2,759 R2,335 Discovery Miles 23 350 Save R424 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A unique reference dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of problems of the equine neck and back Building on the strength of the first edition, Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition explores conditions and problems of the horse's back and pelvis, and has been expanded to include coverage of the neck as well. This book is a vital tool for all those engaged in improving the diagnosis and management of horses with neck or back problems. The only book devoted to the conditions and problems of the equine neck, back and pelvis, it provides comprehensive coverage by international specialists on how to diagnose and treat problems in these areas. This updated and revised edition covers normal anatomy and kinematics, neck and back pathology, diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions, and complementary therapy and rehabilitation. Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is a valuable working resource for equine practitioners, specialists in equine surgery, veterinary nurses and allied professionals involved in treating horses. It is also an excellent supplementary text for veterinary students with a keen interest in horses.

Clinical Equine Oncology (Hardcover): Derek C. Knottenbelt, Katie Snalune, Janet Patterson Kane Clinical Equine Oncology (Hardcover)
Derek C. Knottenbelt, Katie Snalune, Janet Patterson Kane
R3,044 R2,777 Discovery Miles 27 770 Save R267 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In Clinical Equine Oncology, Derek Knottenbelt will add to his very well-regarded range of equine titles for Elsevier by producing an oncology book that, like his recently published Pascoe's Principles & Practice of Equine Dermatology 2e, will have several distinguishing features that will make it of the widest possible appeal. The design and practical features of the dermatology book can and should be applied to the present proposal; together they can be viewed as companion texts. More than 50 different types of tumor are covered, including tumors that occur in each of the 10 body systems. Over 800 excellent-quality photographs show the appearance of pathologies and cancerous conditions both before and after treatment. More than 80 full-color diagrams summarize key information. Detailed Pathology section describes common neoplasms in horses, cites research literature, and describes what is generally known about each condition. Authoritative, inclusive, and unique coverage is likely to remain the standard reference for years to come. Expert authors are recognized as the top experts in the field of equine oncology. Practical, colorful design includes icon-based references for quick appraisal of prevalence and prognosis.

Understanding the Dairy Cow (Paperback, 3rd Edition): John Webster Understanding the Dairy Cow (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
John Webster
R2,760 Discovery Miles 27 600 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A comprehensive and thoroughly revised text on dairy science that contains information on the most recent developments The fully updated third edition of Understanding the Dairy Cow explores the scientific principles that provide a foundation for understanding the animal's body system. The comprehensive text also reveals how to properly manage dairy cattle with economic efficiency whilst taking into consideration the cow's welfare. The revised new edition contains expanded coverage on topics including insight into cow behaviour and welfare, genetic selection indices, new strategies for control of mastitis and lameness and information on the overworked cow. It also contains the most recent developments in breeding, nutrition and management. Is an authoritative text on the dairy cow that covers a wide-ranging subject area including the science, disease and husbandry Presents the information and knowledge necessary for the efficient and humane management of cows Includes expanded coverage on a variety of topics such as cow behaviour and welfare, and genetic selection indices Highlights major new developments in the field Covering both the basics and recent developments in dairy science, Understanding the Dairy Cow 3rd Edition is ideal for students in agriculture and veterinary science and for professionals working in the complex business of dairy farming.

Equine Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon Equine Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon 1
R4,609 Discovery Miles 46 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Equitation Science (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Paul McGreevy, Janne Winther Christensen, Uta Koenig von Borstel, Andrew McLean Equitation Science (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Paul McGreevy, Janne Winther Christensen, Uta Koenig von Borstel, Andrew McLean 1
R1,041 Discovery Miles 10 410 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A new edition of a highly respected textbook and reference in the rapidly emerging field of equitation science. Equitation Science, 2nd Edition incorporates learning theory into ethical equine training frameworks suitable for riders of any level and for all types of equestrian activity. Written by international experts at the forefront of the development of the field, the welfare of the horse and rider safety are primary considerations throughout. This edition features a new chapter on research methods, and a companion website provides the images from the book in PowerPoint.

Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Mary Bromiley Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Mary Bromiley
R975 Discovery Miles 9 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mary Bromiley's book remains essential reading for both professionals and the general riding community. This new edition builds on the huge success of the previous editions, first published in 1987. Fully updated to reflect recent technological advances in diagnostic ability, as well as the proven physiological effects of light, magnetic fields and electrical currents on body tissues. This information allows readers to both understand and make an informed choice of appropriate therapy following a diagnosed injury.
The original edition was the first book on the subject and it has continued to be a bestseller.
Covers a subject that is of worldwide interest.
The author is recognised as a pioneer at the forefront of this type of treatment.

Solving Equine Behaviour Problems - An Equitation Science Approach (Paperback): Rose M Scofield Solving Equine Behaviour Problems - An Equitation Science Approach (Paperback)
Rose M Scofield; Edited by (associates) Ali Thompson
R807 Discovery Miles 8 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Horses can develop a range of behavioural problems, which if left untreated, could cause the relationship between horse and human to break down. With many different well-meaning opinions offered to solve such situations, it can be difficult to find the right path. In this book, Rose Scofield examines behavioural issues using the latest academic research. Offering practical solutions and with useful diagrams and photographs throughout, the book helps to protect and develop the horse-human relationship. It: - Addresses issues by circumstance, making it easy to find solutions to all your handling, groundwork, and riding problems; - Uses scientific research to investigate both the problems themselves and the methods tasked to solve them; - Includes illuminating case studies illustrating problems and how solutions work in practice. Beginning with an introduction to the main principles of equitation science, Solving Equine Behaviour Problems then covers over 30 major issues, including biting, kicking, separation anxiety, loading, shying, bucking and bolting. It provides key points, take home messages and scientific references, translating lessons from experimental science into practical help for both professionals and the horse enthusiast.

Bovine Surgery and Lameness (Paperback, 3rd Edition): A.David Weaver, Owen Atkinson, Guy St Jean, Adrian Steiner Bovine Surgery and Lameness (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
A.David Weaver, Owen Atkinson, Guy St Jean, Adrian Steiner
R1,824 R1,699 Discovery Miles 16 990 Save R125 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The revised and updated Third Edition of Bovine Surgery and Lameness offers veterinarians a concise text ideal for use in the field. Offers a fully revised edition of the popular and well-respected book on bovine surgery and lameness Presents a practical quick-reference guide ideal for the field veterinarian Covers both common surgical procedures and the latest information on combating lameness Written by an expert team of international authors Includes access to a companion website offering video clips

Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition): Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold,... Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition)
Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold, Paul W. Poulos
R5,697 R4,625 Discovery Miles 46 250 Save R1,072 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Radiology of the Horse is the best-selling, practical guide to all areas of equine radiography and radiology written by an experienced group of clinicians with a broad range of backgrounds. * Offers an atlas of normal and clinical images, as well as a comprehensive guide to techniques, equipment, positioning, and interpretation for general veterinary practitioners and specialists in imaging and orthopaedics * Updates to this fourth edition fully reflect the move to digital imaging with many new figures in the book and major revisions to the chapters on the head, thorax, and abdomen * Contains expanded coverage of the foot, pastern, and fetlock (now in separate chapters) * Includes a password-protected website with all the images from the book as well as over 200 additional images with examples of more subtle lesions, more fractures, correct technique and positioning versus incorrect, immature horses, progression of disease, and pathological images

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals (Hardcover, 8th Edition): Anna Dee Fails, Christianne Magee Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals (Hardcover, 8th Edition)
Anna Dee Fails, Christianne Magee
R2,100 R1,954 Discovery Miles 19 540 Save R146 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Revised and updated, the eighth edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals remains the essential resource for detailed information on farm animal anatomy and physiology. Offers a revised edition to this comprehensive guide to the anatomy and physiology of farm animals Presents learning objectives in each chapter for the first time Adds new material on endocrine and metabolic regulation of growth and body composition Features additional illustrations to enhance comprehension Includes a companion website that offers supplemental content, including word roots, clinical cases, study and practice questions, the images from the book and additional images, diagrams, and videos to enhance learning. "This book will be an invaluable resource for animal science, veterinary technician, and preveterinary students as well as instructors because it is well organized and easy to understand and contains reasonable details." - JAVMA Vol 255 No. 6

Equine Embryo Transfer (Paperback): Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires Equine Embryo Transfer (Paperback)
Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires
R1,622 Discovery Miles 16 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very important aspect of equine practice. Ed Squires and Pat McCue have been involved with the development of embryo collection and transfer procedures since the early 60s and have both contributed important techniques and innovations to the process through their research and clinical experience. This book captures the clinical experience, so far, and applies it directly to equine practice. The book is of great value to general equine practitioners for reference, equine reproduction specialists, animal science at the graduate level (equine track), and breeders.

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