This new handbook provides clear guidance and information on the development of animal handling skills. The philosophy that skill, respect, observation and experience will promote more successful and less traumatic handling of domestic animals is paramount. The reader receives a sound introduction to the subject in the initial chapter on the biological basis of animal handling. The theme of humane and effective handling approach is continued throughout the book. Outlines of basic behavioural characteristics of each species as they relate to handling are provided, with descriptions of the usual methods of restraint. Specially commissioned, clear and informative line drawings and numerous photographs are included. The combined experience outlined in this manual is comprehensive and will give the reader the best available guidance to animal handling based on sound biological principles.
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Book Description Pergamon Pr, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0080361528