With its concise descriptions of body layouts and systems, this pocket companion provides quick and easy access to key information on animal anatomy and physiology: It is a perfect clinical companion for animal care professionals and also serves as a great quick-reference/review guide.
Convenient pocket size is ideal for daily reference in the clinical setting
Unique format features bullet points, numbered lists, and tables for quick access to vital facts
Features only essential illustrations to keep the format simple and concise
Includes Memory Joggers and multiple-choice questions in each chapter that reinforce key concepts and help readers with information recall
Includes separate in-depth coverage of small animals and exotic species
Offers useful appendices that cover important terminology
Preface Acknowledgements First Principles The Body Layout The Locomotor System The Nervous System and Special Senses The Endocrine System The Blood - Vascular System The Respiratory System The Digestive System The Urinary System The Reproductive System The Integument Comparative Anatomy - Birds, Reptiles and Fish Comparative Anatomy - Small Mammals Appendix 1: Introduction to anatomical terminology. Appendix 2: Glossary of terms.
By Victoria Aspinall, BVSc, MRCVS, Principal of Veterinary Training, Abbeydale Training Centre, Abbeydale, Gloucester, UK