Textbook of Rabbit Medicine,
Edition 3
By Molly Varga Smith, BVetMed, CertZooMed, DZooMed (Mammalian), MRCVS

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2022

Provide effective treatment of pet rabbits with this practical, evidence-based resource! Textbook of Rabbit Medicine, 3rd Edition provides authoritative coverage of the health and diseases of the domestic rabbit. Chapters follow a logical progression from basic rabbit science to clinical pathology, therapeutics, anesthesia, diseases and disorders by body system, and surgery. This edition is updated with the latest advances and techniques, and includes practical advice on topics such as vaccination, neutering and reproductive control, and behavior problems. Written by exotics specialist Molly Varga Smith, and drawing from clinical information from around the world, this book is a truly global resource in veterinary medicine.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, in-depth, and authoritative coverage addresses health and diseases of the domestic rabbit.
  • Evidence-based coverage makes this book an excellent resource for the effective treatment of pet rabbits.
  • Color illustrations and diagrams help to emphasize and clarify key content.
  • Detailed drawings provide a clear understanding of the rabbit’s unique anatomy and physiology.
  • Key Points boxes summarize important information.
  • Clinical Techniques boxes are packed with tips from a practicing expert who regularly applies this same information in practice.
  • Summary tables highlight useful information such as differential diagnoses and the drugs used to treat specific conditions.

New Features

  • NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded chapters are included throughout the book, most notably on dentistry.
  • NEW! Chapters on basic and advanced surgery, shelter medicine, endocrinology, and imaging are added.
  • NEW! Updated information on all drugs, anesthetics, and techniques is included throughout the book.
  • NEW! Fully searchable enhanced eBook version is included with each purchase of a new copy of the print book, which allows access to all of the text and figures on a variety of digital devices.
About the author
By Molly Varga Smith, BVetMed, CertZooMed, DZooMed (Mammalian), MRCVS, Associate Veterinary Surgeon
Table of Contents
Part I: Rabbit Basic Science
Rabbit Basic Science
Part II: Rabbit Medicine
Clinical Pathology
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Digestive Disorders
Dental Disease
Skin Diseases
Ophthalmic Diseases
Neurological and Locomotor Disorders
Cardiorespiratory Disease
Urogenital Diseases
Endocrine Diseases
Infectious Diseases of Domestic Rabbits
Shelter Medicine for Domestic Rabbits
Diagnostic Imaging
Rabbit Basic Surgery
Neutering and Reproductive Control
Rabbit Advanced Surgery
Book details
ISBN: 9780702084034
Page Count: 592
Illustrations : Approx. 150 illustrations (80 in full color)
Retail Price : £114.99

Small animal veterinarians; Approximately 10,000 in the US; Approximately 15,000 in Europe