This unique resource brings together valuable information on breed-related diseases in one quick-reference volume. Divided into one section for dogs and ather for cats, inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed breed-by-breed. The final section describes each of the disorders in more detail. All the information is drawn from high-quality sources, including research journals and veterinary texts, with extensive references provided. This invaluable reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for. Whether you're a veterinarian, geneticist, a breeder, or a pet owner, this fully-referenced book will save you hours of searching through scattered literature.
Alex Gough is a partner in a referral and first opinionpractice in Bath, UK, where he sees referrals in small animalmedicine, cardiology and neurology. He is a holder of the RoyalCollege of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate of Small Animal Medicineand Veterinary Cardiology, and a Postgraduate Certificate inNeuroimaging for Research. He is the author of DifferentialDiagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, also published byWiley-Blackwell, and is a frequent contributor to the VeterinaryTimes. Alison Thomas has spent most of her career working incharity small animal practice, in the UK and Asia. She holds theRoyal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Small AnimalMedicine, and is currently Senior Veterinary Surgeon at the BlueCross Animal Hospital in Victoria, London.
Alex Gough, Alison Thomas
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Pets & Equine
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)