The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series was created to assist anyone who works with laboratory animals, enabling him or her to provide the most humane and responsible care. These 16 volumes are compact and comb-bound to lay flat for use in the laboratory. The contents of each includes important biological features, husbandry, management, veterinary care, regulatory concerns, and commonly used and new procedures, as well as a section that includes an invaluable list of suppliers. Each book in the series can be purchased individually or as part of the set. The series includes the following titles:
"…especially useful for the researcher, technician, and animal caretaker. The handbooks provide quick reference to the most commonly utilized species in animal research in a compact, easy-to-read format. Each volume in the series can serve as a standalone reference …excellent reference for the individual who would like to strengthen their knowledge of basic animal care and usage in the laboratory setting. These handbooks are conveniently sized and are well written in an organized, easy to read manner"
—Animal Laboratory News, Sept/Oct 2003
"The Pocket Reference series is designed to be a quick reference guide for investigators, technicians and animal caretakers involved in the care and use of laboratory animals in a research setting, detailing basic biology, management and experimental methodology for each species. These books are also useful as general reference guides for laboratory animal veterinarians as they are supplemented with extensive bibliographies which facillitate access to more detailed information.
The second editions of The Laboratory Swine and The Laboratory Rabbit are enhanced with full color illustrations. Both books have an extensively updated section on anesthesia, analgesia and use of humane techniques in animal research. … Both new additions are valuable additions to the laboratory animal library collection."
—Nanette Kleinman, Case Western Reserve, writing in ACLAM Newsletter Vol. 41-No.3, September 2010