Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals (3rd Edition)

Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals (3rd Edition)

By: Murray Fowler (author)Hardback

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Description

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.

About Author

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.

Contents

Preface to the First Edition, vii Preface to the Second Edition, ix Preface to the Third Edition, xi Acknowledgments, xiii Part 1. GENERAL CONCEPTS. 1. Introduction, 5 2. Tools of Restraint, 11 3. Rope Work, 25 4. Thermoregulation, 45 5. Understanding Behavior for Restraint Purposes, 53 6. Training for Restraint Procedures, 59 7. Stress, 65 8. Animal Welfare Concerns During Restraint, 69 9. Medical Problems During Restraint, 73 Part 2. DOMESTIC ANIMALS. 10. Horses, Donkeys, Mules, 97 11. Cattle and Other Domestic Bovids, 117 12. Sheep and Goats, 139 13. Swine, 149 14. Camelids, 161 15. Dogs, 181 16. Cats, 193 17. Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 199 18. Poultry and Waterfowl, 209 Part 3. WILD ANIMALS. 19. Delivery Systems, 219 20. Chemical Restraint, 227 21. Monotremes and Marsupials, 249 22. Small Mammals, 257 23. Carnivores, 275 24. Nonhuman Primates, 293 25. Marine Mammals, 307 26. Elephants, 321 27. Other Megavertebrates (Hoofed Stock), 343 28. Hoofed Stock (Other than the Megavertebrates), 355 29. Birds, 377 30. Reptiles, 411 31. Amphibians and Fish, 439 Appendices, 449 Index, 457

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813814322
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9780813814322
  • weight: 1540
  • ISBN10: 0813814324
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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