Dogs [electronic resource] : laboratory animal management / Committee on Dogs, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.
Description
1 online resource (xii, 138 p.)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Criteria for selecting experimental animals
  • Genetic factors
  • Biologic factors
  • Behavioral factors
  • Hazards
  • Husbandry
  • Housing
  • Exercise and environmental enrichment
  • Food
  • Water
  • Bedding and resting apparatuses
  • Sanitation
  • Identification and records
  • Emergency, weekend and holiday care
  • Transportation
  • Management of breeding colonies
  • Reproduction
  • Neonatal care
  • Reproductive problems
  • Special nutritional requirements
  • Vaccination and deworming
  • Socialization of pups
  • Record keeping
  • Veterinary care
  • Procurement
  • Control of infectious diseases
  • Control of parasitic diseases
  • Recognition and alleviation of pain and distress
  • Surgery and postsurgical care
  • Euthanasia
  • Special considerations
  • Protocol review
  • Restraint
  • Special care for animal models
  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Endocrinologic diseases
  • Hematologic diseases
  • Immunologic diseases
  • Lysosomal storage diseases
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Ophthalmologic disorders
  • Orthopedic disorders
  • Radiation injury
  • Gene therapy.
ISBN
  • 0585027498 (electronic bk.)
  • 9780585027494 (electronic bk.)
OCLC
42329309
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