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The Working Equid Veterinary Manual

Handbook / Manual

By: The Brooke (Author)

528 pages, colour photos, illustrations, tables

Whittet Books

Paperback | Nov 2013 | #210317 | ISBN-13: 9781873580875
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NHBS Price: £54.99 $67/€62 approx

About this book

The Working Equid Veterinary Manual is a practical veterinary handbook for field-based veterinarians caring for working horses, donkeys and mules. It contains information on the common diseases and conditions of working equids, with clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and approaches to prevention.

The focus is on an integrated approach to case management, with emphasis on good owner communication and context-specific information given for veterinarians working with limited local resources. The manual stresses the importance of equine welfare throughout the clinical decision-making process.The Working Equid Veterinary Manualhas been produced by the Brooke, an international equine welfare organisation dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world currently works in eleven countries across Africa, Asia, Central America and the Middle East.

- Case studies direct from Brooke field equine veterinarians
- Information on anatomical and pharmacological differences between horses, donkeys and mules
- Colour photographs throughout of working equids illustrating variuos signs of diseases observed in the field
- Colour-coded easy-to-search chapters. 

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