Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. * Now in full color * Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology * New chapter on fish medicine * Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint
Bonnie Ballard, DVM has worked in veterinary medicine since 1974, first as a veterinary assistant and then later as a veterinary technician. Dr. Ballard holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1997, she developed a veterinary technology program at Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville, Georgia, where she acts as the program director. Dr. Ballard also practices small animal medicine as a relief veterinarian. Ryan Cheek, RVT, VTS (ECC), is a veterinary technologist and a full time instructor at Gwinnett Technical College. Before this position he was head technician of the exotic animal department and emergency and critical technician in private practice.