A multi-disciplinary approach to policy making and planning in the leisure, sport and tourism sectors, this book provides an introduction for students. It examines theoretical issues underpinning public sector policy making, debates around the role of the state versus market, and models of organisational decision-making.
Focusing on the creation and distribution of packaged holidays, this text covers the fundamentals of business and the relationship between tour operators and destinations. With particular reference to sustainability, it provides a wealth of information regarding eco, nature and adventure trips, as well as niche and special interest products.
Focusing on equines used to carry out working tasks such as pulling or carrying, as opposed to those used for riding or racing, this practical veterinary text details the specific treatment requirements to improve welfare of working horses, ponies, mules and donkeys.
Small animal veterinarians are increasingly taking on caseloads that include farm animals, with cases being presented by local hobby farmers, smallholders, and 'novelty pet' owners. Recognising this trend, this book provides a quick reference guide for small-animal orientated veterinarians in the basics of surgery and treatment of farm animals.
Veterinarians often come into contact with the law in cases of animal cruelty, domestic animal and wildlife crimes, and human crimes with an animal element. This book provides practical training, covering how to operate in a crime scene, work with emergency service personnel, collect evidence, prepare reports and provide evidence in court.
Illustrated with over 1000 color images, this is a comprehensive single resource to identifying diseases in dairy cattle, feedlot cattle and their calves. With summary key features, it correlates clinical information with pathology and differential diagnoses, covering naked-eye macroscopic appearance, microscopic pathology and immunohistochemistry.
Down to earth and intensely practical, this book and video package describes in a step by step way the essential clinical skills that veterinary students need to acquire before they face clinical situations in the real world of the busy veterinary clinic.
This book guides readers through the major aspects of veterinary cytology from sample collection, preparation, and staining, to the criteria used to examine the slide and draft a quality cytological report. It provides comprehensive coverage of the cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions encountered in dogs and cats, with a new and schematic approach.