Author: Kim Schilling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051548

Category: Pets

Page: 408

View: 7612

Thinking about getting a ferret? Want to make sure you’re giving the ferret you already have the best possible care? Ferrets For Dummies helps you decide whether a ferret is for you and give your little fellah a healthy, happy home. It’s packed with practical information on feeding, housing, health maintenance, and medical care. This friendly, plain-English guide gives you the authoritative information you need in a cut-to-the-chase, quick-reference format. You’ll find the latest on appropriate diets for ferrets, dental hygiene, common ferret diseases and infections, and designing and establishing an enjoyable and enriching environment for both your ferret and yourself. You’ll also get solid tips about how to get to know your ferret and introduce it to other family members and how and when to give your ferret and his cage a good cleaning. Discover how to: Choose the perfect ferret Ferret-proof your house Handle ferret first-aid Make foods your ferret will love Deal with behavior issues Select terrific ferret toys Interpret your ferret’s actions Find the best vet for your ferret Travel with your ferret Make sure your little friend doesn’t get bored Decide whether to breed your ferret Complete with helpful lists of ferret myths and misconceptions as well as recipes for meals your ferret will gobble up, Ferrets For Dummies is the resource you need to keep your ferret happy and healthy for years to come.
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Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Author: Katherine Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702880

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 1244

A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.
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Author: Vickie McKimmey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842861899

Category: Ferrets as pets

Page: 111

View: 9785

Each book in this series contains original, lively text, complete with informative tips and colourful photos illustrating all aspects of pet care.
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Author: Bill Wallace

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671680994

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 9096

Liz wants to be class president badly, so she decides to rid her house of lizards, ferrets, hawks, and other animals brought home by her zoologist dad. Reissue.
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Author: Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761458173

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4207

Two nervous pet ferrets named Fudge and Einstein try to convince a visiting cat that they are not mouth-watering rats.
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Author: J.A. Buckle

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1630790117

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 6656

Sixteen-year-old Josh hopes to be a metalhead someday. Maybe then he would finally be considered as cool as his dad was. Right now, he's just a wannabe. He's never been kissed, he keeps getting weird mail, and a big chunk of his Facebook friends are, well, ferrets. Josh documents his teenage woes with a hilariously honest voice. From arguments with his nagging mother to awkward encounters with girls, from figuring out his future band name to learning the truth about his late father, follow Josh as he navigates his embarrassments and his triumphs.
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Author: Natalie Lunis

Publisher: Bearport Publishing

ISBN: 1597168602

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 7794

Introduces the furry ferret, describing its physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior, and discussing the care and diet that it needs if it is kept as a pet.
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A Novel

Author: Fiona Farrell

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 142996877X

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2553

A young man out poaching. A beautiful maiden in a mysterious house. A perilous voyage to distant islands. A literary sensation from New Zealand, Mr. Allbones' Ferrets introduces a stunning new writer to American readers. The winner of numerous literary awards in New Zealand, Fiona Farrell is poised to capture a whole new continent of fans with this latest book. A chance encounter one night introduces our hero, Walter Allbones, to the beautiful Eugenia and her grandfather, Pitford, a natural scientist and collector of rare birds. Allbones is a ferret whisperer, so to speak, and Pitford recruits him to collect a bunch of ferrets for export. Within months of their meeting, the three embark upon a perilous voyage that will produce most dramatic and unexpected results. Mr. Allbones' Ferrets is an enchanting novel with a tender, unusual, and completely unforgettable love story at its center.
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An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Author: Mary R. Shefferman

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876054987

Category: Pets

Page: 128

View: 1016

This lovable creature is on its way to being the third most popular companion animal after dogs and cats.
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Author: James G. Fox,Robert P. Marini

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118782739

Category: Medical

Page: 852

View: 4483

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, Third Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a current, comprehensive reference on the ferret. Encyclopedic in scope, it is the only book to focus on the characteristics that make the ferret an important research animal, with detailed information on conditions, procedures, and treatments. Offering basic information on biology, husbandry, clinical medicine, and surgery, as well as unique information on the use of ferrets in biomedical research, Biology and Diseases of the Ferret is an essential resource for investigators using ferrets in the laboratory and for companion animal and comparative medicine veterinarians. The Third Edition adds ten completely new chapters, covering regulatory considerations, black-footed ferret recovery, diseases of the cardiovascular system, viral respiratory disease research, morbillivirus research, genetic engineering, hearing and auditory function, vision and neuroplasticity research, nausea and vomiting research, and lung carcinogenesis research. Additionally, the anesthesia, surgery, and biomethodology chapter has been subdivided into three and thoroughly expanded. The book also highlights the ferret genome project, along with the emerging technology of genetically engineered ferrets, which is of particular importance to the future of the ferret as an animal model in research and will allow the investigation of diseases and their genetic basis in a small, easily maintained, non-rodent species.
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Author: Amy Gelman

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9780822522645

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 3305

Follows an eleven-year-old girl through the experience of choosing and caring for two pet ferrets; includes information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, health requirements, and associated costs.
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Author: John H. Lewington

Publisher: Saunders Limited

ISBN: 9780702028274

Category: Medical

Page: 521

View: 4254

Ferret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery is a must-have for the small animal practitioner and those interested in ferrets in general. It aims to inform on all aspects and conditions relating to the domestic ferret. Edited and authored by one of the eminent authorities on ferrets in the world, John Lewington, for this new edition is joined by contributions - including both new text and illustrations - from ferret experts based in 8 different countries, including the UK, US, Australia, Japan and Russia, thus ensuring the most current and complete information is available on this increasingly popular animal. Fully updated and with full colour throughout, this second edition now has 5 new chapters: gastroenteric/liver diseases; ferret-polecat domestication and genetics; ferret dentistry and pathology; ferret toxicosis; and ferret ultrasonography, covering new radiology and ultrasound techniques. Bridges the gap between ferret owner and the veterinarian Tables and boxes highlighted for easy reference Many clinical cases are given throughout, ensuring vital points in the text are illustrated to the maximum Includes section on Husbandry, offering basic information on how to keep ferrets Sections on Medicine and Surgery give more in depth content needed to treat ferrets 5 new chapters written by 4 new contributing authors New research on ferret genetics in breeding and examination, with discussion on genetic causes of diseases Further research given on Disseminated Idiopathic Myosititis (DIM), a new mystery disease affecting ferrets in the US; and fungal infections in ferrets, especially Cryptococcosis foramens spp Full colour throughout with many new illustrations Expanded sections on anatomy, nutrition, adrenal disease complex and insulinoma
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Back from the Brink

Author: Miriam Aronin

Publisher: Bearport Publishing

ISBN: 1597165069

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9937

True tales of wildlife survival show how the heroic efforts of people who stepped in when all seemed lost have brought these endangered animals back from the brink of extinction.
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Author: Cathy Johnson-Delaney

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315354292

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 2531

Ferrets are becoming increasingly popular as pets, rivalling rabbits as the third most favoured domestic pet after dogs and cats. Ferret Medicine and Surgery discusses the veterinary aspects of this incredible little creature. The book covers ferret medicine and common surgeries, providing a comprehensive reference for the veterinary practitioner. Each chapter of disorders is designed to be inclusive and includes cross references to other chapters throughout as well as some highlights of anatomy and physiology as a review. The format allows easy access to information providing answers to problems that arise in practice. Thoroughly illustrated with high-quality photographs and line drawings, the book is designed to provide quick, concise information of immediate use to the practitioner.
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Author: Gerry Bucsis,Barbara Somerville

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764142239

Category: Pets

Page: 102

View: 6605

Furry, cuddly, and bursting with energy, ferrets can be a handful for inexperienced owners. Learn how to start effective training at any time, whether you adopt an adult ferret or purchase a baby kit.
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An Atlas of Normal Anatomy and Positioning

Author: Sam Silverman,Lisa Tell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416064990

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 2150

This text offers essential coverage of normal radiographic anatomy of small mammal species including rabbit, ferret, guinea pig, chinchilla, hamster, mouse, and rat. Historically used as laboratory animals, these "pocket pets" now have increasingly higher companion animal value and owners are more commonly seeking medical care for them. This resource is designed to help veterinarians meet increasing client demand for services. It provides an understanding of normal anatomic and radiographic features that will help clinicians more easily identify abnormal features to reach an accurate diagnosis. This is the only book of its kind for these species, designed to help practitioners expand the range of services offered for exotic and "pocket" pets. Provides complete directions for positioning each species during radiographic examination to obtain the highest quality images for accurate interpretation. Includes alternative imaging modalities such as CT, MRI, and ultrasound, for advanced diagnostic interpretation. Features radiographic exposure guidelines for each species and each radiographic view, for determining optimal settings and technique. Helpful line drawings are superimposed on radiographic images for accurate identification of anatomic structures. Covers contrast media studies that can enhance detail for radiographic interpretation in species where soft tissue density detail is poor.
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Author: Johannah Haney

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761446019

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 4690

Whether it is a big furry dog or a tiny freshwater fish, a fluffy rabbit or a hard-shelled box turtle, caring for a pet is a great joy and a great responsibility. Books in this series help a reader learn more about the many animals that make great pets. Packed with informative text and vivid photographs, each title explains how to choose the right pet and how to take care of it. with interesting sidebars and fun facts, these books are perfect for a first-time pet owner or for students who are interested in learning more about these great pets.
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Cool Pets!

Author: Alvin Silverstein,Virginia Silverstein,Laura Silverstein Nunn

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766036833

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 4613

Young readers learn basic information about ferrets and keeping them as pets.
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Indexed Searching for Ruby Applications

Author: David Balmain

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554710

Category: Computers

Page: 112

View: 9214

With the introduction of Ferret, Ruby users now have one of the fastest and most flexible search libraries available. And it's surprisingly easy to use. This book will show you how to quickly get up and running with Ferret. You'll learn how to index different document types such as PDF, Microsoft Word, and HTML, as well as how to deal with foreign languages and different character encodings. Ferret describes the Ferret Query Language in detail along with the object-oriented approach to building queries. You will also be introduced to sorting, filtering, and highlighting your search results, with an explanation of exactly how you need to set up your index to perform these tasks. You will also learn how to optimize a Ferret index for lightning fast indexing and split-second query results.
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Everything about Housing, Care, Nutrition, Diseases, Breeding, and Health Care

Author: E. Lynn Morton

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764110504

Category: Pets

Page: 95

View: 5414

Ferrets: everything about purchase, care, nutrition, diseases, behavior, and breeding.
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