Companion Animal Care & Welfare: The Ufaw Companion...

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Item#: 9781118688793
Edition 01
Author 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.<
/>Identifies the needs of companion animals, explains how we know these needs, and gives scientifically-backed advice on how to meet these needsPromotes the most humane treatment and best possible care of our companion animalsAddresses controversial issues such as selective
eeding, companion animal showing, the keeping of exotic species, and the international pet tradeCovers the husbandry and care of all major companion animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians

Table of Contents
Contributor List viiForeword x<
/>Robert Hu
echtPrologue xii<
/>James Yeates1 Introduction: The Care and Animal Welfare of All Species 1<
/>James Yeates2 Carnivorans (Carnivora) 39<
/>James Yeates3 Cats (Felis silvestris catus) 52<
/>Irene Rochlitz and James Yeates4 Dogs (Canis familiaris) 81<
/>Nicola Rooney and Kevin Stafford5 Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) 124<
/>Claudia Vinke, Nico J. Schoemaker, and Yvonne R. A. van Zeeland6 Rabbits and Rodents (Glires) 145<
/>James Yeates and Vera Baumans7 European Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 163<
/>Siobhan Mullan and Richard Saunders8 Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, and Degus (Caviomorphs) 185<
/>Anne McBride and Anna Meredith9 Golden Hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) 203<
/>Bryan Howard10 Mongolian Gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) 218<
/>Elke Scheibler and Eva Waiblinger11 Domestic Rats (Rattus norvegicus) 233<
/>Oliver Burman12 Ungulates (Ungulata) 249<
/>James Yeates and Paul McGreevy13 Horses (Equus caballus) 266<
/>Paul McGreevy and James Yeates14 Birds (Avia) 293<
/>John Chitty and James Yeates15 Ze
a Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) 318<
/>Graham Law, Rudolf Nager, and Michael Wilkinson16 True Parrots (Psittacoidea) 338<
/>Joy Mench, Joanne Paul-Murphy, Kirk Klasing, and Victoria Cussen17 Pigeons (Columba livia) 355<
/>John Chitty18 Reptiles (Reptilia) 371<
/>Joanna Hedley, Robert Johnson, and James Yeates19 Central Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps) 395<
/>Robert Johnson and Sophie Adwick20 Nonvenomous Colu
id Snakes (Colu
idae) 412<
/>Joanna Hedley and Kevin Eatwell21 Mediterranean Tortoises (Testudo spp.) 425<
/>Andrew C. Highfield22 Ornamental Fish (Actinopterygii) 440<
/>Lynne Sneddon and David Wolfenden23 Goldfish (Carassius auratus) 467<
/>Culum Brown, David Wolfenden, and Lynne SneddonIndex 479