The Merck/Merial Manual For Pet Health: The complete health resource for your dog, cat, horse or other pets - in everyday language

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Cynthia M. Kahn, Scott Line, Merck & Co
Simon and Schuster, 2007 - Medical - 215 pages
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The Merck/Merial Manual for Pet Health delivers animal health expertise in everyday language that all pet owners can understand. This in-depth new resource, authored by over 200 veterinary experts, covers the full spectrum of today’s pets, from dogs, cats and horses to birds, reptiles, fish and other exotic pets. No other book provides as much health information on as many types of animals. The one resource for a lifetime of pets.
 

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Very good book for pet owner's. I work in the veterinary field and recieved this as a gift when it came out. I think any pet owner would benefit from having this book in their library. Read full review

Contents

Blood Disorders
29
u Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders
53
u Hormonal Disorders
128
n Eye Disorders
140
Ear Disorders
155
Otitis Media and Interna
161
Immune Disorders 164
164
Disorders Involving Anaphylactic Reactions Type I Reactions Atopy
167
SEC? HORSE BASICS
549
Description and Physical Characteristics
550
Blood Disorders
581
Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders
592
Digestive Disorders
603
Hormonal Disorders
641
Ear
655
Disorders lnvolving Cytotoxic Antibodies Type ll Reactions
661

immunedeficiency Diseases
173
Congenital and Inherited Disorders of Bones Joints and Muscles
179
Muscle Disorders
188
Bone Joint and Muscle Disorders
189
94
194
Congenital and Inherited Disorders
200
Dysautonomia
207
Reproductive Disorders
214
Reproductive Disorders of Female Dogs
220
Lung and Airway Disorders
224
Accumulation of Fluid or Air in the Chest Cavity
227
Paralysis of the Larynx
233
Dermatitis and Dermatologic Problems
240
Abscesses Between the Toes Interdigital Furunculosis
247
Hair Loss Alopeciai
255
Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders
283
Noninfectious Diseases of the Urinary System
290
Metabolic Disorders
300
Actinobacillosis
306
Fungal infections
312
Infectious Canine Hepatitis
318
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Tick Fever
324
CAT BASICS
329
Blood Disorders
359
Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders 370
370
Digestive Disorders 383
383
Immune Disorders
439
Congenital and Inherited Disorders of Bones Joints and Muscles
669
Joint Disorders
675
Disorders of the Fetlock and Pastern
687
Disorders of the Shoulder and Elbow
694
Disorders of the Hip
700
Sarcocystosis
708
Disorders of the Peripheral Nerves
714
Facial Paralysis
720
Skin Disorders
755
E Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders
781
ml? BIRDS
816
EON EXOTIC PETS
864
Gerbils
919
INTRODUCTION
970
Reptiles
1013
Sugar Gliders
1039
BUN SPECIAL SUBIECTS
1047
Diagnostic Tests and Imaging 1070
1070
Infections
1078
Diseases Spread from Animals to People Zoonoses
1088
Drugs and Vaccines
1118
Poisoning
1145
Pain Management Travel with Pets
1216
Health and the HumanAnimal Bond 1228
1228
Glossary
1251
Index
1285
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