In both the UK and US rabbits are the third most popular mammalian pet after cats and dogs. This has led both to the expectation of high quality veterinary care and great improvements in the medical and surgical management of rabbits.
Rabbit Medicine and Surgery: Self-Assessment Color Review covers a wide range of topics from basic biology and husbandry to advanced diagnostic, medical, and surgical techniques. It is a practical, easy-to-read, and illustrated reference book useful in the clinical setting to help diagnose and treat clinical cases. It is also useful as a revision guide to test the knowledge of those taking examinations in exotic animal medicine.
This new edition offers an increased emphasis on more advanced diagnostic and imaging techniques as well as recent advances in emergency care, analgesia, and surgery. Written by practitioners with many years of experience treating rabbits, this edition includes 230 new and updated cases in random order, as they would be presented in practice. Each case includes questions with answers that fully explore the disease or disorder in question. It is an invaluable resource for all those working with pet rabbits.
Emma Keeble, BVSc, Diploma Zoological Medicine (Mammalian), RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, MRCVS, clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, UK
Anna Meredith, MA VetMB, PhD, CertLAS DZooMed, DipECZM MRCVS, professor of Zoological and Conservation Medicine, director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, UK
Jenna Richardson, BVM&S MRCVS, clinician in Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, UK
"I recommend this book to any student or general practitioner wanting to improve their general rabbit knowledge, and it makes for a perfect read for those five-minute breaks. Rabbit Medicine and Surgery has definitely earned its place alongside my other favourite rabbit textbooks."
— The Veterinary Record
Praise for the first edition:
"This is a book that should not be on the library shelf but on the staff room coffee table! …[it] is an excellent addition to the currently available literature on rabbit medicine."
—The Veterinary Record
"…a wonderful reference book on all aspects of rabbit medicine and surgery...exactly what a first opinion practitioner would desire…strongly recommended to every vet in small animal practice."
—The Veterinary Review
"The authors are well-known clinicians in the field of rabbit medicine and surgery…I would recommend this text to student and vet alike…"
—The Veterinary Times