Veterinary Pharmacology focuses on the practical application of kwledge and encourages a problem-solving approach by introducing a discussion of the potential uses of drugs and exploring a variety of therapies. The text builds upon a general background of anatomy and physiology, chemical sciences and microbiology enabling the reader to understand and engage with the topic more fully. Photographs and detailed line drawings illustrate the more complex areas of pharmacology and aid comprehension of the general action mechanisms of the various drugs discussed. Complicated concepts are presented in a user-friendly way to maximise understanding. This is the first pharmacology book designed and written specifically for veterinary nurses. The content throughout is multi-layered making the book relevant to t only all students but also the practising nurse. Specialist termilogy is explained in the comprehensive glossary and each chapter contains self-assessment questions to reinforce learning. A multiple choice question and answer section is included at the end of the book and provides an excellent tool for revision.