Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats
By Karen Overall
1st Edition
Covering proven techniques of behavior modification, Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats provides a practical approach to the treatment and prevention of common canine and feline behavior problems. More than simple obedience training, this book describes both normal and undesirable behaviors and offers solutions for common small animal difficulties including digging, barking, biting, anxiety, and marking. It also discusses the role of pharmacology in behavior modification. Written by well-known veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Karen Overall, this reliable reference includes a DVD video that shows humane behavioral care and explains how dogs communicate with and learn from humans.
  • World-renowned author Dr. Karen Overall is a leading veterinary behavior specialist and a founding member of the board of clinical specialists, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, certified by the Animal Behavior Society as an Applied Animal Behaviorist, and one of The Bark magazine's 100 most influential people in the dog world.
  • Companion DVD includes a 30-minute video of the author demonstrating techniques for correcting and preventing canine behavior problems, and provides handouts to assist the pet owner with behavioral modification techniques.
  • Supplemental material includes 45 client handouts, 12 informed consent forms, and 5 questionnaires that help you zero in on the pet's behavior.
  • Hundreds of images illustrate important techniques and key concepts.
  • Tables and boxes summarize key assessment information, behavioral cues, and pharmacologic management.

Piermattei's Atlas of Surgical Approaches to the Bones and Joints of the Dog and Cat

Piermattei's Atlas of Surgical Approaches to the Bones and Joints of the Dog and Cat
By Kenneth A. Johnson
5th Edition
This expertly illustrated atlas has been the go-to reference in veterinary orthopedic surgery for nearly 50 years and remains the premier resource for small animal surgical procedures. As in prior editions, Piermattei's Atlas of Surgical Approaches to the Bones and Joints of the Dog and Cat, 5th Edition is teeming with highly detailed drawings that illustrate a wide range of surgical approaches. This edition also features six all new surgical approaches and three approaches which have been expanded to illustrate the modifications required when performing orthopedic surgery on the cat. In addition to updated images throughout, fifty-five brand new illustrations accompany the new surgical approaches. As many will attest, Piermattei's Atlas is an invaluable reference that no small animal surgeon should be without.
  • Step-by-step procedures walk you through proper positioning, anatomic landmarks, potential dangers, and increasing exposure.
  • Primary indications listed for each surgical approach help you quickly determine which approach is most appropriate for a particular surgery.
  • Consistent format features text on the left side and illustration plates on the right, for quick access to key information.
  • High-quality drawings created by an expert medical artist provide exceptional clarity, realism, and detail.
  • Cross-references throughout the text make it easy to compare surgical approaches for the same body area.
  • Full pages dedicated to each plate allow you to more easily view anatomical parts and approaches.
  • NEW! Six all-new approaches to surgical procedures have been added to the text. They include:

      • Approach to the Lumbosacral Intervertebral Disk and Foramen Through a Lateral Transilial Osteotomy
      • Approach to the Medial Region of the Shoulder Joint
      • Minimally Invasive Approach to the Shaft of the Humerus
      • Approach to the Lateral Aspect of the Hemipelvis
      • Minimally Invasive Approach to the Shaft of the Femur
      • Minimally Invasive Approach to the Shaft of the Tibia
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of modifications required when performing orthopedic surgery on the cat include:

      • Approach to the Lateral Aspect of the Humeral Condyle and Epicondyle in the Cat
      • Approach to the Craniodorsal Aspect of the Hip Joint Through a Craniolateral Incision in the Cat
      • Approach to the Shaft of the Femur in the Cat
  • NEW! Updated images provide a better picture of various surgical approaches.

The Complete Cat Breed Book

The Complete Cat Breed Book
By DK Publishing
2013 Edition
Combining cat breeds, behavior, and training tips in one easy volume, The Complete Cat Breed Book is an essential reference to the basics of choosing and looking after a cat.
Packed with practical advice on cat maintenance, from handling and grooming to nutrition, exercise, and health, current and prospective cat owners will discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlining the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts, this is the perfect guide for anyone wanting to raise and nurture a contented cat.

Handbook of Canine and Feline Emergency Protocols

Handbook of Canine and Feline Emergency Protocols 
By Maureen McMichael
2nd Edition
Offers practical step-by-step guidance to managing emergency cases in small animal practice.  Presenting more than 165 complete protocols for triaging, stabilizing, and managing emergent patients, the book is designed for fast access in an emergency situation, with a spiral binding and tabs to make it easy to flip to the relevant section.  An ideal resource for veterinary practitioners seeking a quick reference for dog and cat emergencies, this Second Edition provides enhanced imaging information to increase the book’s diagnostic usefulness and full updates throughout.Logically organized alphabetically by category of emergency, the book includes useful chapters on procedures, shock, toxicology, and trauma in addition to a procedures chapter.  Video clips, additional images, review questions, formula calculations, and quick reference guides are available on a companion website.

Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders
Self-Assessment Color Review 
By Daniel Lewis, Sorrel J Langley-Hobbs
2nd Edition
The practice of small animal orthopedics has advanced considerably in the 15 years since the publication of the first edition of Self-Assessment Color Review of Small Animal Orthopedics. Diagnostic procedures, instrumentation, implant systems, and surgical techniques have evolved and progressed considerably.
This second edition of a trusted text keeps pace with the rapidly expanding practice of small animal orthopedics while embracing the developing fields of canine sports medicine and rehabilitative medicine. The newly titled Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Self-Assessment Color Review, 2nd Edition is designed to facilitate active learning through a new selection of clinical case scenarios along with integrated questions and answers that help readers develop sound decision-making skills.
This illustrative, self-directed educational tool disseminates essential information to veterinary students, interns, and residents in training as well as small animal practitioners with specific interests in orthopedics, canine sports medicine, and rehabilitative medicine. In response to feedback provided by readers of the original text, references have been provided for each question, allowing readers the opportunity to delve more deeply into the topic of focus.
The book includes contributions from an international group of clinicians and investigators. Orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, internists, pathologists, neurologists, and anesthetists as well as veterinarians engaged in rehabilitative medicine have provided their diverse expertise and experience to make this text a comprehensive review of the expanding fields relating to small animal orthopedics.