Medicine and Surgery of Camelids 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. 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. 636 p.
- Murray E. Fowler, DVM, Professor Emeritus of Zoological Medicine. University of California-Davis, CA (USA), School of Veterinary Medicine.
Publication date (print): 2010-07
ISBN (print): 978-0-8138-0616-7