Higher Education

Small Animal Care and Management, 3rd Edition

  • Dean M. Warren Columbia City High School (retired)
  • ISBN-10: 141804105X  |  ISBN-13: 9781418041052
  • 608 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 1995
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $142.25
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

Small Animal Care and Management, 3rd Edition is a highly researched text that covers numerous species, which as detailed by scientific names, as well as the history and the domestication of animals including information on safety, nutrition, and careers.

Features and Benefits

  • Discussion of the physical restraint of animals and general guidelines for risk and safety management for small animals is discussed in depth.
  • Extensive coverage of the skills and educational requirements needed for small animal students to move on to a specialized field of study.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Small Animal Care.
2: Safety.
3: Small Animals and Pets.
4: Animal Rights and Animal Welfare.
5: Careers in Small Animal Care.
6: Nutrition and Digestive Systems.
7: Dogs.
8: Cats.
9: Rabbits.
10: Hamsters.
11: Gerbils.
12: Rats.
13: Mice.
14: Guinea Pigs.
15: Chinchillas.
16: Ferrets.
17: Amphibians.
18: Reptiles.
19: Birds.
20: Fish.
21: Hedgehogs.
22: Sugar Gliders.
Glossary.
Appendix A: Colleges of Veterinary Medicine.
Appendix B: Veterinary Technology Programs.
Appendix C: Reported Cases of Lyme Disease.
Index.

What's New

  • Expanded coverage of all species and the most up-to-date information available on small animal anatomy, handling, feeding, housing and equipment, history, breeds, uses, grooming, training, diseases and ailments, and reproduction.
  • Added chapters on hedgehogs and sugar gliders

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111035342 | ISBN-13: 9781111035341)

PDF version of Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition, on the Web. Available as a bundle with the core text only.

List Price = $69.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25

ClassMaster  (ISBN-10: 1418041076 | ISBN-13: 9781418041076)

Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435453379 | ISBN-13: 9781435453371)

Get the extra practice you need to succeed in your animal care course with this hands-on Student Workbook. Designed to help you master the problem-solving skills and concepts presented in SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition, this practical, easy-to-use workbook reinforces key concepts and promotes skill building.

List Price = $46.95  | CengageBrain Price = $46.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.25

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418041068 | ISBN-13: 9781418041069)

Classroom Interactivity CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1418041084 | ISBN-13: 9781418041083)

List Price = $175.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.25

Student Supplements

Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111035342 | ISBN-13: 9781111035341)

PDF version of Animal Science Biology and Technology, 3rd edition, on the Web. Available as a bundle with the core text only.

List Price = $69.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.25

Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435453379 | ISBN-13: 9781435453371)

Get the extra practice you need to succeed in your animal care course with this hands-on Student Workbook. Designed to help you master the problem-solving skills and concepts presented in SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition, this practical, easy-to-use workbook reinforces key concepts and promotes skill building.

List Price = $46.95  | CengageBrain Price = $46.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $35.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dean M. Warren

Dean M. Warren taught vocational agriculture at Columbia City High School in Columbia City, Indiana, for 30 years. He received numerous awards during his three-decade teaching career, including the IVATA Outstanding Young Member Award for 1994-95, the 1987 Indiana State Agriscience Teacher of the Year award, and the 1991 Outstanding Indiana Vocational Agriculture Teacher of the Year award. Mr. Warren is a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the National Association of Agriculture Educators, the Indiana IVATA/IAAE, the Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education, and the Purdue University Alumni Association. He has received the Honorary State FFA Degree and the Honorary American FFA Degree. Mr. Warren holds bachelor of science in agriculture and master of science in education degrees from Purdue University.