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Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary

Alicia Hahn

ISBN: 978-1-119-51508-1 June 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 440 Pages

Description

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary offers fast access to authoritative dosing information for drugs used in more than 35 zoo and wild mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants. Taking an easy-to-use tabular format, the book is organized by taxa, with drug doses sorted by type and alphabetically arranged in every chapter. 

Clear and comprehensive, the book offers dosages for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, analgesics, and more. Each dose is referenced with a journal or textbook source, including the number of animals in the study where available, making it easy to find trusted information. 

  • Offers essential drug information for a wide range of zoo and wild mammals in an easy-to-consult format
  • Provides dosing amounts for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, and analgesics
  • Includes dosages for over 35 mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants
  • Takes a tabular approach for quick reference
  • Makes it easy to find a referenced dose for these animals, eliminating time spent searching through other sources 

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary is an essential reference for all veterinarians seeing zoo and wild animal patients, including zoo and wildlife veterinarians, veterinary specialists, and veterinary students.

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

List of Reviewers xi

List of Abbreviations xiii

1 Platypus and Echidnas 1

2 Marsupials 5

3 Xenarthra: Anteaters, Armadillos, and Sloths 31

4 Pangolins 47

5 Aardvarks 53

6 Bats 59

7 Rodents 69

8 Primates 81

9 Nondomestic Canids 119

10 Bears 131

11 Small Omnivores and Carnivores: Red Pandas, Fossa, Skunks, Meerkats, Mustelids, Procyonids, and Viverrids 145

12 Hyenas 165

13 Nondomestic Felids 169

14 Whales and Dolphins 195

15 Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses 211

16 Manatees and Dugongs 237

17 Elephants 243

18 Hyraxes 259

19 Nondomestic Equids 263

20 Tapirs 273

21 Rhinoceroses 279

22 Nondomestic Pigs 293

23 Hippopotamuses 305

24 Camelids: Alpacas, Camels, Guanacos, and Llamas 311

25 Giraffes and Okapis 331

26 Deer 349

27 Nondomestic Cattle and Antelope 365

28 Nondomestic Goats and Sheep 405

Index 417