Sugar Gliders

Author: Caroline Wightman
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764137689
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Pets

(back cover) Information and advice to help you take good care of your Sugar Gliders Typical Sugar Gliders: their origins, anatomy, traits, and life cycle Expert advice: feeding, health care, housing, and more Understanding Sugar Gliders: their body language and its meaning Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive tables and illustrations Filled with handsome color photos (picture caption) These playful marsupials make entertaining pets and are easy to care for.

Sugar Gliders

Author: Jeanette R. Gibson
Publisher: Enlightened Publishing
Release Date: 2015-05-07
Genre: Pets

As one of the most popular exotic pets today, sugar gliders are known for their affection towards their owners and their endearing personalities. Even though they are small in size, they enter the hearts of their owners in a big way. If you are interested in learning everything there is to know about sugar gliders, than this is going to be the most important information you'll ever read... Because: "Sugar Gliders" covers nearly every bit of information you wanted to know about sugar gliders, plus more...This book will help answer questions you may have about purchasing your new pet. We will discuss sugar glider basics, and also topics such as things to consider before buying your new pet and things sugar gliders will need in order to be comfortable in their new home. Just imagine being able to improve the health and well-being of your pet sugar glider in 7 days (or less) without becoming stressed or disappointed. Here's what you'll discover in "Sugar Gliders": - How and where to properly (legally) purchase a healthy sugar glider... - 3 little known, yet simple ways to offer your glider optimal nutrition through meals, supplements and treats... - Secret of expert sugar glider specialists that few people ever know about... - Foods you should never give to your sugar glider... - 3 proven steps to getting your life and home ready for your new sugar glider... - 2 simple keys (that are right in front of your eyes) to introducing your sugar glider to other pets... - WARNING: 3 things you should never do when it comes to sugar glider care... - 6 time tested and proven strategies for bonding with your sugar glider... - 7 everyday but often overlooked tips and tricks for keeping your sugar glider safe while exploring your home... - How often to spend time with your sugar glider... - How to keep your sugar glider happy and healthy for its lifetime... - And much more...


Author: Margaret H. Bonham
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764136984
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Pets

(back cover) Information and advice to help you take good care of your Labradoodle The typical Labradoodle: its origins, physical traits, temperament, and more Expert advice: choosing and training your dog, feeding, health care, exercise, grooming, and more Understanding your Labradoodle: its voice, its body language, and their meaning Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive checklists and sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos (picture caption) This engaging pooch is a cross between a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle.


Author: Andre Calbert
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764136623
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Pets

(back cover) Information and advice to help you take good care of your Puggle The typical Puggle: its origins, physical traits, temperament, and more Expert advice: choosing and training your dog, feeding, health care, exercise, grooming, and more Understanding your Puggle: its voice, its body language, and their meaning Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive tables and sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos by noted dog photographer Challe Calbert (picture caption) This genial and popular "designer dog" is a cross between the Beagle and the Pug.


Author: Joe Stahlkuppe
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764136666
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Pets

Poodles come in miniature, toy, and standard sizes, and in a variety of colors. Despite their popularity as show dogs, all poodles share ancestry as bird hunters' retrievers. This book is a new title in Barron's extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. They advise current and soon-to-be pet owners on the care of dogs and cats of virtually all recognized breeds, as well as on birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and even exotic creatures like tarantulas and sugar gliders. The information in each book is authoritative but the language is non-technical and easy for every pet owner to understand. Every title in this series is individually written from first page to last by a breeder, trainer, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. All Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are filled with high-quality color photographs and instructive line art.

The Merck Merial Manual For Pet Health

Author: Cynthia M. Kahn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780911910995
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

An in-depth reference for pet owners addresses a full spectrum of caregiver concerns for dogs, cats, horses, birds, and exotics, from selecting a compatible animal companion to coping with a range of diseases and disorders.

Sugar Gliders

Author: Elizabeth O'Sullivan
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780761346425
Release Date: 2008-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the sugar glider.

Behavior of Exotic Pets

Author: Valarie V. Tynes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118710395
Release Date: 2013-05-31
Genre: Medical

Behavior of Exotic Pets is the first book on the subject to be written by behavioral experts, all with a wealth of practical experience. Divided into species-specific chapters, the book explains the normal behavior for each group of animals, including reproduction, parenting, communication and social behavior. The book also addresses animals’ environmental needs based on their behavior to enable owners to provide better husbandry and avoid potential problems. Descriptions of common behavioral problems are included, with practical recommendations for their treatment or management. This text is essential for any veterinary professional who would like to improve their knowledge of exotic animal behavior. It also serves as a valuable reference for animal behaviorists, exotic animal veterinarians, veterinary students, and anyone caring for these animals in captivity. Key features: The first and only book on exotic pet behavior written by behaviorists Covers a wide range of exotic pet species Discusses methods for treating and managing common behavioral problems Offers practical advice on topics such as housing and handling of animals Includes separate chapters on learning, welfare, and behavioral pharmacology

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

Author: Mark A. Mitchell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416001195
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

This practical, user-friendly resource provides essential information on the care and treatment of exotic pets. Coverage includes common health and nutritional issues, as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotic animals.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents

Author: Katherine Quesenberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437702880
Release Date: 2011-05-12
Genre: Medical

A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.

Exotic Animal Formulary

Author: James W. Carpenter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437722635
Release Date: 2012-09-02
Genre: Medical

A quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a colorful new design. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, this book is the only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals. Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals, including biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. Easy-to-use organization divides drug monographs into quick-reference chapters including: Invertebrates, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Sugar Gliders, Hedgehogs, Rodents, Rabbits, Ferrets, Miniature Pigs, Primates, and Wildlife. Additional drug topics include antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. References in each chapter provide resources for further research and study. Convenient appendices provide a single source for information such as classes of drugs used to treat specific exotic animal conditions; efficacy of selected agents used to treat exotic animals; location of select laboratories to perform procedures; normal lab values; conversions; and equivalents. New Invertebrates chapter has been added. New two-color design makes information easier to access at a glance, with drug and biological tables shaded differently for fast lookup. Updated information includes coverage of the latest drugs introduced into the market. Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics and drugs. Sold separately.

Hand Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Author: Laurie J. Gage
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470384787
Release Date: 2008-02-28
Genre: Medical

Veterinarians, technicians and wildlife caregivers are often called upon to have expertise in raising infant mammals. This book provides clear guidance to raising and caring for a wide variety of domestic, farm, wildlife, and zoo mammals from birth to weaning. Over thirty veterinary technicians, wildlife specialists, and veterinarians from around the world have contributed their expertise to this useful book that covers over 50 mammalian species. Some of the topics covered in each chapter of this book include: * Assessment of the neonate * Specialised equipment * Expected weight gains * Formula selection and preparation * Weaning techniques * Housing * Common medical problems Detailed chapters are devoted to the following animals: * Domestic animals: puppies, kittens, ferrets, sugar gliders and rabbits * Farm animals: foals, kids, llamas and piglets * Wildlife: squirrels, opossums, raccoons, rabbits, deer, foxes, bears, bats, and hedgehogs * Zoo animals: ungulates, non-domestic equids, exotic felids, polar bears, elephants, rhinoceroses, macropods, pinnipeds, large and small primates, lemurs and sloths Dr Laurie Gage is well known for her work and expertise in the rearing of seals, sea lions and walruses and has experience in rearing many other mammalian species.

Australian Mammals Biology and Captive Management

Author: Stephen Jackson
ISBN: 9780643098589
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Science

This authoritative volume represents a complete and comprehensive guide to the husbandry of Australian marsupials and other mammals. Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management dedicates a chapter to each group of animals including the platypus, the echidna, carnivorous marsupials, numbats, bandicoots and bilbies, koalas, wombats, possums and gliders, macropods, bats, rodents and the dingo. For each animal group the following information is covered: Biology; Housing; Capture and restraint; Transport; Diet; Breeding; Artificial rearing; and Behaviour and behavioural enrichment. The book provides a complete literature review of all known information on the biology of each group of animals and brings information on their biology in the wild into captive situations. Also, for the first time, it provides practical guidelines for hand-rearing, and has been extensively reviewed by zookeepers and veterinarians to incorporate the most up-to-date information and techniques. Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management provides practical guidance for zoo-keepers, veterinarians, zoologists, researchers and students. Winner of the 2004 Whitley Medal. Shortlisted in the Scholarly Reference section of the 2004 Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing.