Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook (UFAW Animal Welfare) – James Yeates

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Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook presents a comprehensive, accessible and practical reference for all parties seeking information about the proper care of companion animals.

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  • Identifies the needs of companion animals, explains how we know these needs, and gives scientifically-backed advice on how to meet these needs
  • Promotes the most humane treatment and best possible care of our companion animals
  • Addresses controversial issues such as selective breeding, companion animal showing, the keeping of exotic species, and the international pet trade
  • Covers the husbandry and care of all major companion animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians


Contributor List vii Foreword x Robert Hubrecht Prologue xii James Yeates 1 Introduction: The Care and Animal Welfare of All Species 1 James Yeates 2 Carnivorans (Carnivora) 39 James Yeates 3 Cats (Felis silvestris catus) 52 Irene Rochlitz and James Yeates 4 Dogs (Canis familiaris) 81 Nicola Rooney and Kevin Stafford 5 Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) 124 Claudia Vinke, Nico J. Schoemaker, and Yvonne R. A. van Zeeland 6 Rabbits and Rodents (Glires) 145 James Yeates and Vera Baumans 7 European Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 163 Siobhan Mullan and Richard Saunders 8 Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, and Degus (Caviomorphs) 185 Anne McBride and Anna Meredith 9 Golden Hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) 203 Bryan Howard 10 Mongolian Gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) 218 Elke Scheibler and Eva Waiblinger 11 Domestic Rats (Rattus norvegicus) 233 Oliver Burman 12 Ungulates (Ungulata) 249 James Yeates and Paul McGreevy 13 Horses (Equus caballus) 266 Paul McGreevy and James Yeates 14 Birds (Avia) 293 John Chitty and James Yeates 15 Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) 318 Graham Law, Rudolf Nager, and Michael Wilkinson 16 True Parrots (Psittacoidea) 338 Joy Mench, Joanne Paul-Murphy, Kirk Klasing, and Victoria Cussen 17 Pigeons (Columba livia) 355 John Chitty 18 Reptiles (Reptilia) 371 Joanna Hedley, Robert Johnson, and James Yeates 19 Central Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps) 395 Robert Johnson and Sophie Adwick 20 Nonvenomous Colubrid Snakes (Colubridae) 412 Joanna Hedley and Kevin Eatwell 21 Mediterranean Tortoises (Testudo spp.) 425 Andrew C. Highfield 22 Ornamental Fish (Actinopterygii) 440 Lynne Sneddon and David Wolfenden 23 Goldfish (Carassius auratus) 467 Culum Brown, David Wolfenden, and Lynne Sneddon Index 479
  • Vazba: lepená
  • Počet stran: 624
  • Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (1 Feb. 2019)
  • Jazyk: angličtina
  • ISBN-10: 1118688791
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118688793
  • Rozměry: 17 x 2 x 24.1 cm

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Kategorie: Psi a kočky & malá zvířata
Jazyk: angličtina
Vazba: měkká
Počet stran: 624
Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019
ISBN: 9781118688793

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