Dr. Shawn Messionier gives pet owners a basic understanding of the care required for some of the more popular exotic pet species including snakes, turtles, iguanas, ferrets, birds, gerbils, and rabbits. A quick owner’s reference to the most common problems encountered when caring for such pets, this book contains scientifically correct information on diseases and discusses proper habitat and dietary needs essential for success and enjoyment of these exotic animals.
Shawn Messionier, D.V.M., is a graduate of Texas A&M University School of Veterinarian Medicine. His specialized interests include bird and reptile medicine and surgery, behaviorial counseling, and dermatology. –This text refers to the paperback edition.