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Simon has had a varied career spending time in mixed and small animal practice, out of hours emergency work, DEFRA/Animal Health and zoos. Throughout all of this his first love has been exotics. He is currently a Director at Girling and Fraser Ltd and course tutor, and is Head of Veterinary Services to the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland based at Edinburgh Zoo. Simon has authored and co-authored several texts on veterinary medicine for exotic species. He lectures widely in the UK and Europe on many different aspects of zoological medicine, both to vets and veterinary nurses.
Table of Contents
Part I Small Mammals
Chapter 1 Basic Small Mammal Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 2 Small Mammal Housing, Husbandry and Rearing
Chapter 3 Small Mammal Handling and Chemical Restraint
Chapter 4 Small Mammal Nutrition
Chapter 5 Common Diseases of Small Mammals
Chapter 6 An Overview of Small Mammal Th erapeutics
Chapter 7 Small Mammal Diagnostic Imaging
Chapter 8 Small Mammal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Part II Avian Species
Chapter 9 Basic Avian Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 10 Avian Housing and Husbandry
Chapter 11 Avian Handling and Chemical Restraint
Chapter 12 Avian Nutrition
Chapter 13 Common Avian Diseases
Chapter 14 An Overview of Avian Th erapeutics
Chapter 15 Avian Diagnostic Imaging
Chapter 16 Avian Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Part III Reptiles and Amphibians
Chapter 17 Basic Reptile and Amphibian Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 18 Reptile and Amphibian Housing, Husbandry and Rearing
Chapter 19 Reptile and Amphibian Handling and Chemical Restraint
Chapter 20 Reptile and Amphibian Nutrition
Chapter 21 Common Reptile and Amphibian Diseases
Chapter 22 An Overview of Reptile and Amphibian Th erapeutics
Chapter 23 Reptile Diagnostic Imaging
Chapter 24 Emergency and Critical Care Medicine of Reptiles
Appendix 1 Legislation Aff ecting Exotic Pet Species in the United Kingdom
Appendix 2 Useful AddressesIndex