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Cover for Nervous system and special senses.

The anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral nervous system of cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural principles of sheep handling.

Sheep handling, behaviour during handling and the stressfulness of different handling procedures are reviewed. There are both individual and breed differences in responses to isolation from other sheep. Isolation is also highly stressful for sheep which, as a species, have intense following and...

Author(s)
Hutson, G. D.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The senses.

This chapter discussed the various sense organs in cats and its functions, important aspects of each senses such as in sight (field of vision, binocular sight, colour vision, visual focusing, movement detection, and night vision), hearing, olfaction (vomeronasal organ), and touch (whiskers, and...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of small animal bandaging.

Guidelines on bandaging small animals are presented in this chapter and highlights the following points: identifying the different layers of a bandage, understanding the principles of safe practice whilst applying dressings or bandages, identify the different types of dressings and their use, the...

Author(s)
Langridge, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Teaching your cat or kitten to accept veterinary examination.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of exploratory material and stocking density on tail and ear biting in suckling and weaning piglets.

Author(s)
Leeb, C.; Aper, K.; Winckler, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From snout to tail.

This chapter discusses the morphology of rabbit's skin, fur, paws, muscles, skeleton, ears, eyes, nose, respiratory system, dentition, digestive tract, urinary tract, cardiovascular system and tail. Knowledge of the rabbits' body measurements and morphological features are important in assessing...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections.

This chapter focuses on airborne infections that present as diseases of the respiratory system and also diseases of other systems of the body that are transmitted via airborne route. These diseases include tuberculosis, acute respiratory infections (such as common cold, pneumonia, and bronchitis),...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sensory abilities.

The sensory system and physiology and the behavioural responses of cats are described.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General aspects of growth.

This chapter discusses the physical aspects of growth in domestic animals and focuses on topics such as why do animals change in form as they grow?, growth of the eye, wings and the pinna of the ear, shape and mass, domestication and its relationship to size of animal, its growth and form.

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter

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