Small Mammals Reading List

Reading List Small Mammal specialty

Last updated April 2015

List of journals (last 5 years), only articles clinically relevant to the specialty

  • American Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Journal of Small Animal Practice
  • Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine (Saunders)
  • Veterinary Clinics of North America, Exotic Animal Practice
  • Veterinary Record
  • Veterinary Journal
  • Veterinary Dermatology
  • Veterinary Ophtalmology
  • Veterinary Clinical PathologyMonographs
  1. Capello V, Gracis M, Lennox AM (eds): Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook,. Zoological Education Network, 2005 (270 p)
  2. Capello V, Lennox AM (eds): Clinical Radiology of Exotic Companion Mammals, Blackwell, 2008 (490 p)
  3. Fox JG, Marini RP, Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, 3rd edition, Wiley, 2014. A total of 551 pp, namely Chapter 2 (45 p.), 4 (42p.), 5 (22 p.), 7 (30 p.), 8 (13 p.), section II, Chapters 11-24 (394 pp.)
  4. Harcourt-Brown F, Chitty J (eds). BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Surgery, Dentistry and Imaging. British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Gloucester, 2013 (448 p)
  5. Keeble E, Meredith A (eds): BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets. BSAVA – British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Gloucester, 2009. (340 p)
  6. Krautwald-Junghanns M., Pees M.; Reese S., Tully T. Diagnostic Imaging of exotic pets. Schlutersche, 2010. (ONLY SMALL MAMMAL PARTS: 165 p)
  7. Meredith A, Johnson-Delaney C. (eds): BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets. 5th edition BSAVA – British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Gloucester, 2010 (ONLY SMALL MAMMAL PARTS = 166 p)
  8. Meredith A, Lord, B. (eds): BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine. BSAVA – British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Gloucester, 2014 (336 p)
  9. O’Malley B. Clinical anatomy and physiology of exotic species: structure and function of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Edinburgh/New York: Elsevier Saunders, 2005. (SMALL MAMMAL RELATED CHAPTERS ONLY, 98 pp)
  10. Paterson S. Skin diseases of exotic pets. Blackwell, 2006.
    (ONLY SMALL MAMMAL PARTS: 152 p)
  11. Percy DH, Barthold SW. (eds): Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 3rd edition, Blackwell, 2007. (230 p)
  12. Popesko P, Rajtova V, Horak J. (eds): Colour Atlas of the Anatomy of Small Laboratory Animals Volume I: Rabbit and Guinea Pig, Elsevier Science, 1990. (240 p)
  13. Quesenberry KE, Carpenter J (eds): Ferrets, rabbits and rodents: clinical medicine and surgery. 3rd edition Saunders, 2012. (560p)
  14. Suckow MA, Stevens, KA, Wilson RP (Eds): The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents. Elsevier, 2012 (IN TOTAL 1268 PP, ONLY TOPICS RELEVANT TO THE SMALL MAMMAL SPECIALTY)
  15. Thrall, MA. Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry Wilkins Blackwell
    ONLY THE PARTS RELATED TO SMALL MAMMALS, i.e. chapter 16 and 31 (30 p)
  16. Tynes V (ed): Behavior of Exotic Pets, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, a total of 155 pages: all small mammal related chapters (i.e. ferrets [10 pp], rabbits [9 pp], guinea pigs [13 pp], mice [13 pp], rats [13 pp], gerbils [10 pp], hamsters [11 pp], chinchillas [10 pp], prairie dogs [9 pp], hedgehogs [13 pp], sugar gliders [9 pp]) as well as three general chapters on universal principles of learning [16 pp], behavioral pharmacology [9 pp] and welfare of exotic animals in captivity [10 pp].
  17. Varga M. Textbook of rabbit medicine, Elsevier, 2013 (512 p)
  18. Williams DL. Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets. 1st edn. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2012 (SMALL MAMMAL RELATED CHAPTERS ONLY, 104 pp)