The perfect study companion, Animal Biology and Care, 3rd Edition is specifically designed for students on animal care, animal nursing assistant and veterinary care assistant courses. This edition is fully updated with new course content, a refreshed design and colour illustrations throughout. Basic biological theory is introduced with diagrams for visual learners while photographs demonstrate the common practical procedures carried out by animal care assistants.
Key features include:New content on exotic species, recognising the increasing number of these animals kept as pets.Extensive coverage of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and recent advances in animal welfare.Written in line with course curricula, chapter summaries help you to remember key points and learning objectives.A companion website has interactive MCQs to help you test your knowledge.
Divided into three main sections covering animal science and genetics, health and husbandry and nursing procedures, this book will help lay the foundations for a successful career in animal care and management!
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 370
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 247 x 190 x 18 mm
Edition: 3rd Edition
"This book will be useful for introductory level courses in animal biology, animal nursing, or veterinary assistant programs." (Doody's, 6 February 2015)
"The depth, detail, and subject matter of this book are definitely appropriate for veterinary assistant students, and the price is in line with most soft-covered textbooks of similar size and quality." (JAVMA, 15 December 2014)
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“Animal Biology and Care”
great book.. a lot of people on my Animal Management course have it.. it's a must have for anyone studying animal biology subjects :)
“Excellent study companion”
All you need and more, packed with information & illustrations.
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