Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs, Cats, and Exotic Petsis a comprehensive yet practical reference on small animal neonatology. Covering reproductive physiology of pregnancy and parturition, normal neonatology, and neonatal disorders in dogs, cats, and small exotic mammals, the book gives special emphasis to fetal well-being, parturition, normal physical parameters, behavior,common disorders and defects, emergency care, and orphan management.Information onnutritional and environmental considerations for both the dam and offspringis included, as well as guidanceon offering advice tobreeders providing neonatal care at home.
Well illustrated throughout, Management of Pregnant and Neonatal Dogs, Cats, and Exotic Pets is a complete resource for the successful management of pregnant and newborn pets. Veterinary practitioners, students, technicians, and professional breeders all will find the book’s how-to, clinically relevant approach to small animal neonatology invaluable.
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