By Heidi B LobpriseThis targeted guide is the perfect medical reference for training veterinarians, a brief reference for college students on rotations, and a supplemental or center textual content for similar sessions within the DVM application. In a common layout real to the preferred Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary seek advice sequence, assurance encompasses a broad spectrum of small animal oral and dental illnesses, starting from stipulations of irregular improvement, periodontal and endodontic illnesses to tumors and annoying accidents. extra good points contain a set of patron handouts and sections dedicated to feline-specific stipulations and simple remedy of unique pets. Introductory chapters disguise diagnostics and dental options. With over 2 hundred photos and full-color all through, this speedy reference is a must have for all small animal veterinarians and veterinarians in education.
By Elise Lufkin, Diana Walker
stray puppy is located through a compassionate person--whether picked up in the street or picked out from an animal shelter--and given a moment likelihood. a few of these canine are lame, blind, in poor health, or just undesirable. those canine are exact. And so are the folks who've selected to offer them a moment likelihood. chanced on canine appear to be specially thankful, dependable, and loving. They, who've occasionally been rescued from death’s door, turn into cherished contributors of households, giving affection, companionship, and solace. They turn into efficient individuals of society as carrier canines, treatment canine, and search-and-rescue canine themselves. Observers might
say that those canine are fortunate, yet extra frequently the folk who've followed them imagine that they're the fortunate ones.
Second Chances is stuffed with incredible photographs and phrases by way of those who have given canine a moment likelihood. Celebrities from Mikhail Baryshnikov to Oscar de l. a. Renta and daily heroes who've came upon canine of all sorts--from smooth greyhounds
to scruffy mutts--share their stories of discovery and canine-human friendship.
Second Chances is a tribute to those remarkable canine and their humans. It
is a sworn statement to the reward of affection and salvation. And, in every one case, it truly is tricky to claim simply who has kept whom.
By Jackson Galaxy, Joel Derfner
Cat behaviorist and megastar of Animal Planet's hit tv exhibit My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, a.k.a. "Cat Daddy," isn't really what you could count on for a cat expert (as The big apple Times famous, along with his goatee and tattoos, he "looks like a Hells Angel"). but Galaxy's skill to connect to even the main bothered tom cats -- let alone the stressed-out people residing of their wake -- is awe-inspiring. during this ebook, Galaxy tells the poignant tale of his thirteen-year dating with a petite gray-and-white short-haired cat named Benny, and offers singular suggestion for residing with, taking good care of, and loving the pussycat on your home.
When Benny arrived in his existence, Galaxy was once a down-and-out rock musician with no longer an excessive amount of extra happening than a part-time activity at an animal guard and a drug challenge. Benny's earlier proprietor introduced the cat to the take care of in a cardboard field to provide him up. Benny had visible larger days --- his pelvis had simply been shattered by way of the wheels of a motor vehicle -- and his proprietor insisted he'd been "unbondable" from day one. not anything might have been farther from the reality. An inspiring account of 2 damaged beings who mounted one another, Cat Daddy is laced all through with Galaxy's outstanding "Cat Mojo" recommendation for realizing what cats desire so much from us people for you to reside happier, more healthy lives.
By Igor SiwanowiczThis identify helps you to zoom in at the world's such a lot significant creatures. in the event that your baby might be pint-sized like a pipistrelle bat, or see eye-to-eye with a housefly they'd come upon a miniature international of odd physique shapes, extraordinary habit, and a few jaw-dropping insights into lifestyles for the very small. because of nature photographer Igor Siwanowicz's exceptional pictures, they could do exactly that. With those remarkable pictures, they'll see in eye-popping pack up element how tiny creatures hunt, feed, movement, live on and thrive. There are general creatures like flies and beetles to examine, in addition to unique birds, reptiles, amphibians and rodents. realize what makes them diversified and the way they do something about residing in hugely different habitats. With Igor's behind the curtain consultant on easy methods to photo such tiny beasts, this can be an grand view of nature in miniature.
By Errol Fuller
A photo of an extinct animal inspires a better feeling of loss than any portray ever might. usually black and white or tinted sepia, those impressive photos were taken in most cases in zoos or flora and fauna parks, and often times depict the final recognized person of the species. Lost Animals is a distinct photographic list of extinction, provided via an international authority on vanished animals. Richly illustrated all through, this good-looking ebook gains images courting from round 1870 to as lately as 2004, the yr that witnessed the loss of life of the Hawaiian Po'ouli. From a mom Thylacine and her doggies to birds equivalent to the Heath chicken and the Carolina Parakeet, Errol Fuller tells the tale of every animal, explains why it grew to become extinct, and discusses the conditions surrounding the photography.
Covering 28 extinct species, Lost Animals comprises standard examples just like the final Passenger Pigeon, Martha, and one of many final Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, photographed because it friends quizzically on the hat of 1 of the biologists who has simply ringed it. however the booklet comprises infrequent photos to boot, many by no means sooner than released. amassed jointly the following for the 1st time, those pictures offer a tangible hyperlink to animals that experience now vanished endlessly, in a ebook that brings the earlier to existence whereas supplying a caution for the future.
Poignant and compelling, Lost Animals additionally encompasses a concise creation that appears on the earliest days of animal images, and an appendix of drawings and work of the species covered.
By Andrew SolwayThe six books in technology secrets and techniques free up those and lots of different easy secrets and techniques of existence in uncomplicated, easy-to-read textual content and engaging images.
By Lars-Henrik Olsen
This fantastically illustrated box advisor allows you to simply establish the tracks and indicators left through a wide selection of mammal and chicken species present in Britain and Europe, masking behaviors starting from looking, foraging, and feeding to courtship, breeding, and nesting. Introductory chapters supply precise drawings of footprints and tracks of enormous and small mammals, that are through sections on mammal scat, fowl droppings, and the feeding symptoms of animals on foodstuff assets reminiscent of nuts, cones, and rose hips. The e-book then describes particular mammal species, delivering info on measurement, distribution, habit, habitat, and comparable species, in addition to extra particular element on tracks and scat. Distribution maps also are included.
This fundamental box advisor covers one hundred seventy five species of mammals and birds, and lines a wealth of lovely colour photographs and art throughout.
- Helps you simply establish the tracks and indicators of various mammals and birds
- Covers a hundred seventy five species
- Illustrated all through with photographs, drawings, and artwork
- ncludes informative descriptions of mammal species in addition to distribution maps
By Kenn Kaufman, Rick Bowers
This complete advisor treats each species of untamed mammal came upon north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars in addition to these in offshore waters. greater than 1,200 pictures were digitally edited to teach right sizes, comparative shades, and the sphere marks important for id within the wild.
With every one identify within the special Kaufman box advisor sequence, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of every age and talent degrees in regards to the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North the USA, the layout has been designed for simple box use, with illustrations, maps, and textual content prepared part by means of aspect. specified variety maps convey the place each one species is usual or infrequent. The authoritative textual content discusses the id of those animals and the fundamental proof approximately their habitats and behaviour. hundreds and hundreds of illustrations exhibit tracks, dens, and different symptoms that we might discover even if the animals themselves are out of sight.
By Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
A nostril for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? discover the various remarkable issues animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, toes, and tails during this interactive guessing booklet, fantastically illustrated in cut-paper university, which was once offered a Caldecott Honor.
This name has been chosen as a typical middle textual content Exemplar (Grades K-1, learn Aloud Informational Text).