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Understanding Reptile Parasites (Advanced Vivarium Systems)

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Are you concerned about your pet reptile's health? Are you noticing that its skin may appear an odd shade, or that new behaviors are taking place? Maybe you don't yet own a reptile but are thinking about buying one as a pet. In all cases, Understanding Reptile Parasites is the resource you've been looking for! Parasites are the third leading cause of death among reptiles, making it critical for owners to understand how this may affect their pet's quality of life. Written by a fellow reptile owner and veterinarian, this book will provide you with a basic knowledge of the following: *Major reasons why reptiles get parasites *Steps to take when your pet is ill *Basic medical terminology related to the biology of parasites *Photographs of parasites or illness *Common methods of treatment *The different parasites (internal/external) *Charts, tables, and visual representations to aid the owner in taking the best course of action. The author outlines how to be a prompt, compassionate, and knowledgeable reptile owner that can address the animal's concerns safely. There is excellent information on how to be the best advocate for your pet, including the importance of healthy breeders, environmental care, and medical treatment options. While


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Pages 200
Publish Date 2016-11-22
Series Advanced Vivarian
Size 5.5" x 8.5" x 0.485"
Author Roger Klingenberg
Product Form Paperback / softback

About the Author

Roger Klingenberg, DVM, was inspired to pursue a veterinary degree due to his love of reptiles. His veterinary specialization in reptiles along with many years of experience keeping numerous types of reptiles has led to his being recognized at the forefront of the field of reptile veterinary medicine and surgery.

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