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Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals,9780813814322

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals

Edition: 3rd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 10/7/2008
Publisher(s): Wiley-Blackwell
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Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Third Edition offers an introduction to the basic principles of animal restraint and an overview of techniques for vertebrate wild and domestic animals. Fully updated throughout, the third edition also includes new chapters on understanding behavior, training for restraint and handling, and animal welfare and restraint. Now in full color, the third edition of this classic reference is an invaluable tool to recognizing potential danger in restraint and reducing stress in the animal.

Author Biography

Murray Fowler, DVM, is Professor Emeritus of Zoological Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis. Most recently he has served as a consultant to zoos and circuses, especially for camelids and elephants.

Table of Contents

General concepts
Tools of restraint
Ropes and knots
Understanding behavior (new)
Training for restraint and handling (new)
Animal welfare and restraint (new)
Medical problems during restraint
(Domestic animals)
Horses, mules, donkeys
Cattle and other domestic bovids
Sheep and goats
Camelids (new)
Laboratory rodents and rabbits
Poultry and domestic waterfowl
(Wild animals)
Delivery Systems (Moved from Part I)
Chemical immobilization
Monotremes and marsupials
Small mammals (bats, insectivores, edentata, pangolin, rabbits, rodents, aardvark, hyrax)
Nonhuman primates
Marine mammals
Other megavertebrates
Hoofed stock
Wild birds
Amphibians and fish
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