Medicine and Surgery of Camelids

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids 3rd Edition is the classic comprehensive reference on llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, and camels. With information on topics ranging from nutrition and management to infectious diseases and emergency care, this book provides information on the health and maintenance of these species.

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids 3rd Edition

Medicine And Surgery Of Camelids 3rd Edition

Updates to the Third Edition include new information on camels; full color throughout; significant revisions to the parentage verification, infectious diseases, anesthesia, restraint, and nutrition sections; and additional information on the alpaca genome. This is an essential resource for practicing veterinarians, zoo veterinarians, and veterinary students.

Including new color photographs throughout, the new edition retains its logical organization, beginning with the basics of camelid care and moving into specific information divided by body system. Information on toxicology and emergency management is also included. Medicine and Surgery of Camelids, Third Edition, is an essential resource for practicing veterinarians, zoo veterinarians, researchers, and veterinary students.

Key features:

  • The classic comprehensive reference on llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, and camels
  • Updated and revised throughout, with expanded information on camels
  • Presents significant updates to the parentage verification, infectious diseases, anesthesia, restraint, and nutrition sections, and additional information on the alpaca genome
  • Now in full color throughout
  • Retains the previous edition’s logical organization, beginning with the basics of camelid care and moving into specific information divided by body system
  • Provides an essential, authoritative resource for managing camelid patients

This is an excellent medical and surgical reference for camelids. It is thorough, but written concisely so that it is readable. The photographs, illustrations, and tables are very helpful and the book provides useful information on restraint and handling, nutrition at all levels of life, and expected growth patterns. Any veterinarian working with camelids would benefit from having this in their library.

This textbook offers a definitive resource for veterinary care of camelids. It is obvious that the text has been expanded to include more information about camels and updated to include current literature, color images, and new treatments. The price is appropriate, and the book is well worth the price for the amount of information provided and the overall quality of the text.

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