Rodents and rabbits represent a significant percentage of modern day pets and therefore present a challenge to the veterinarian in small animal practice. This text contains chapters covering rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, chinchillas, mice, rats and gerbils. Each specific animal chapter covers nutrition, infectious diseases, anaesthesia, metabolic diseases and parasitic infections. This book is intended for veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary nurses and technicians, research scientists and laboratory animal workers.
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Paul Flecknell is a veterinarian with over 35 years of experience working with laboratory animals. He is a Diplomate of the European Colleges of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and Laboratory Animal Medicine and an honorary Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. He has PhD in physiology, and is currently Professor of Laboratory Animal Science in the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University. His main research interests are anaesthesia and analgesia of all species of animals and in particular the development of methods of pain assessment. He is the head of the Pain and Animal Welfare Science (PAWS) group at Newcastle. The group’s current research work is focussed on novel methods of “cage-side assessment of pain, particularly using “pain faces and developing methods of measurement of affective state in rodents.About the Author:
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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Book Description Pergamon Pr, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. As New. book. Bookseller Inventory # F5S3-2-Z-0080425054-5