A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

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The basics of reptile and amphibian health and husbandry covered will equip you with the essentials in understanding how to care for your reptile, frog or turtle. Filled with over 240-colour images to...
9780987244703
Dr Brendan Carmel and Dr Robert Johnson
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Softcover
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Description

The basics of reptile and amphibian health and husbandry covered will equip you with the essentials in understanding how to care for your reptile, frog or turtle. Filled with over 240-colour images to support the succinct text—an essential reference.

Complimentary to the specific species and titles produced by Reptile Publications, this title, written by exotic veterinarians, Dr Brendan Carmel and Dr Robert Johnson, is a much-needed reference for all herpers and an aid to veterinarians in educating their clientele on better husbandry to support their consults.

CONTENTS

Selection, Quarantine and Preventable Health Care.

Husbandry and Housing—incorporates heating and the importance of thermoregulation, humidity, lighting and the electromagnetic spectrum.

Hygiene—disinfecting procedures.

Handling and Transportation.

Breeding—sex identification, reproductive activity and psychology, sperm and egg development, cooling, parthenogenesis, courtship, fertilisation, pregnancy and incubation.

Anatomy Diagrams of Snakes, Lizards, Turtles and Frogs.

Sick Reptiles and Amphibians—provides basic first aid and emergency essentials.

Diseases and Conditions—an expansive chapter detailing ailments for snakes, pythons, lizards, frogs and turtles in sections including infectious and non-infectious diseases and treatments.

Glossary of Common Terms.

Be informed on critical husbandry skills and equipped to recognise sickness in your reptile or amphibian—responsible pet ownership.