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Exotics and Wildlife

Butterworth-Heinemann Title
ISBN: 9780750654159

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Exotics and Wildlife

A Manual of Veterinary Nursing Care

By Caroline Gosden

264 pages
Trim Size 7 3/8 X 9 11/16 in
Copyright 2004
$68.95, Paperback, Reference

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Exotics and Wildlife: a manual of veterinary nursing care provides a hands-on approach to nursing exotic pets and wildlife common to the UK.The increasing popularity of exotic pets sees a wide variety of species pass through practices on a daily basis of which the care and management is the responsibility of the veterinary nurse. This change in pet ownership has been recognised and reflected in the updated curriculum of the veterinary nurse. Exotics and Wildlife: a manual of veterinary nursing links with the current S/NVQ syllabus, informing, preparing and teaching the veterinary nurse to deal with the variety of species they are likely to see in practice. Species covered include: rabbits, rodents, snakes, lizards, chelonia, cage and wild birds, birds of prey, bats, foxes, hedgehogs, squirrels, deer and badgers.

Key Features

  • This one-stop reference tool is perfect for use in the daily clinical management of exotic species.
  • Comprehensive information is presented on the day-to-day management of the more unusual patient.
  • Practical advice is given on providing effective nursing care for the exotic pet.
  • Unique Tips of the Trade are offered by VNs with experience working with this type of patient.


Veterinary nurses - both qualified and in training, veterinary technicians; veterinary undergraduates; veterinary practices

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By Caroline Gosden, Part-time lecturer in Animal Care, locum veterinary nurse

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