Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery

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Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents is a very useful reference book written mainly for vets, though it is useful for anyone who's serious about caring for small mammals such as chinchillas, guinea pigs, and hamsters, as well as rabbits and ferrets. The first part of the book looks at different species, and, as one might expect from the title,  there's more information on ferrets and rabbits than on other species.  The second part provides guidance on general topics, like husbandry, dentistry, haematology, and behavioural problems. The third edition is well illustrated, with both photographs and diagrams. It would suit animal care students, as well as serious ferret enthusiasts, because it's clearly written. It's a little expensive, but good value for the wealth of information offered. A minor drawback is that it is written for a US readership, and so reflects veterinary practices in that country.