In this first edition, JC Farris shares her journey of how she financed pet care on a poverty budget. A vet tech caring for 25 of her own rescue animals, she chronicles her methods, that were sometimes unconventional, but necessary. Although the second edition surpasses the information in the first, this is still an excellent story and reference. Included in this edition is how Farris supplies heart worm, intestinal parasite, and external parasite control monthly to her pack for only a few dollars per month. Look into her pet medicine chest and discover what products she buys, where she purchases them for less, and how she uses them. Learn how to finance veterinary care as well as ideas for pet financial assistance. Discover the one action that you can take that will save you more in veterinary costs than any other. Surprising truths about vaccines and pet food are revealed within the pages of this edition as well as common lab tests that you can do at home. Cost saving secrets to caring for your pet birds, small animals, pocket pets, and reptiles are also included. Learn the secrets to getting the most out of your vet visits and the importance of lab testing. Farris' background as a certified euthanasia technician will provide a unique perspective regarding euthanasia that may help make the decision to euthanize a little easier.
This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning endocrinology of exotic pet species. The articles will cover thyroid disease in rodent species, deslorelin implants in birds, pathology of the avian panceas, non-surgical management of ferret adrenal endocrinopathy, medical management of reproductive disorders in birds, neuroendocrine regulation of calcium metabolism in reptiles, clinical aspects of the avian hypothalamic/pituitary axis, and more!
This title is part of Pearson's Bug Club - the first whole-school reading programme that joins books and an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this book: What is the biggest reptile in the world? What do reptiles eat? Find out what they do and don't like! This title is suitable for ages 5-6 (Blue level)
This book gives a comprehensive account of the practical aspects of Real time PCR and its application to veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The optimisation of assays to help diagnose livestock diseases is stressed and exemplified through assembling standard operating procedures from many laboratory sources. Theoretical aspects of PCR are dealt with as well as quality control features necessary to maintain an assured testing system. The book will be helpful to all scientists involved in diagnostic applications of molecular techniques, but is designed primarily to offer developing country scientists a collection of working methods in a single source. The book is an adjunct to the Molecular Diagnostic PCR Handbook published in 2005.
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