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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Reproduction and Neonatology, 2nd Edition

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Reproduction and Neonatology, 2nd Edition

Gary England (Editor), Angelika von Heimendahl (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-905-31919-0

Feb 2011

240 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$125.00

Description

Following the success of the first edition, this Manual has been completely updated and reorganized to be even more practical and user-friendly. It follows reproductive medicine from mating, through conception and birth, looking at problems such as infertility and dystocia along the way. Care of the neonate plus conditions that may affect new puppies and kittens are also included. New developments in drugs and in biotechnology are discussed. Full colour photographs and illustrations support the text, which has been prepared by international contributors. 
Physiology and endocrinology of the female; Physiology and endocrinology of the male; Prevention of breeding in the female; Prevention of breeding in the male; Determining breeding status; Clinical approach to the infertile bitch; Clinical approach to the infertile queen; Clinical approach to the infertile male; Artificial insemination in dogs; Pregnancy diagnosis, normal pregnancy and parturition in the bitch; Pregnancy diagnosis, normal pregnancy and parturition in the queen; Clinical approach to unwanted mating and pregnancy termination;  Clinical approach to abnormal parturition; Problems during and after parturition; Care of the neonate; Clinical approach to neonatal conditions; Clinical approach to mammary gland disease; Clinical approach to conditions of the non-pregnant and neutered bitch; Clinical approach to conditions of the non-pregnant and neutered queen; Clinical approach to conditions of the male; Clinical relevance of biotechnological advances; Index  

Contributors: Eva Axnér (Sweden), Margret Casal (USA), Autumn Davidson (USA), Gary England (UK), Wenche Farstad (Norway), Alain Fontbonne (France), Catharinar Linde-Forsberg (Sweden), Angelika von Heimendahl (UK), Michelle Kitzler (USA), Xavier Levy (France), Cheryl Lopate (USA), Cecilia Luvoni (Italy), Josep Marti (Spain), Stephano Romagnoli (Italy), Hasan Sontas (Italy), Daniele Zambelli (Italy),

“This book would be most advantageous to have on hand in any kind of veterinary practice as the information is useful to veterinarians and veterinarian technicians alike. Many of these issues can be encountered at any point in an animal’s life, so is a good reference to have on hand would be most beneficial. Included among the text are great pictures of many of the problems, great tables of normal lab work ad time sensitive diagnostics. The references available at the end of each chapter steer the reader to more research if desired.”  (Veterinary Information Network, 1 December 2012)

"As the title implies, this up-to-date manual is an informative and practical guide to canine and feline reproduction and neonatology. It would be a useful addition to the library of any practicing veterinarian." (JAVMA, 1 October 2011)

"This book is accessible to veterinarians, veterinary nurses, students and breeders, and will not stand unread on any bookshelf." (Veterinary Record, 9 April 2011)