Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention
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Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

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After a first volume on the physiology of parasites, their life cycle and the clinical signs they cause, this new volume focuses on how parasitic diseases can be diagnosed, treated and prevented, with a special emphasis on those aspects on which pet owners can have an influence. In addition to including a classification of parasitic diseases according the organ systems they affect, this new atlas includes a part on parasites in exotic animals and also describes the most important zoonoses transmitted by cats and dogs. This new work goes deeper into the specialty of parasitic diseases in dogs and cats. It also includes a digital version.

Sergio Villanueva Saz (DVM, MSc, PhD)

He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and completed his PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). He is currently a part-time lecturer at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and works in the Clinical Immunopathology Laboratory of the same University, with a special interest in differential diagnosis of vector-borne diseases.

He spent post-doctoral stays at The Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom, in the areas of Immunology and Parasitic Diseases. He has authored and co-authored many scientific articles and communications in national and international conferences. Furthermore,he has participated in a number of research groups and collaborated with private companies.

He is a member of the following scientific and professional associations: Asociación de veterinarios especialistas en pequeños animales (AVEPA), Asociación española de veterinarios docentes (VetDoc), International society of infectious diseases (ISID), Epicore and Ilustre colegio oficial de veterinarios of Teruel (Spain).

Asier Basurco Pérez (LicVet)

Degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Zaragoza and Diploma in Advanced Studies in Animal Medicine and Surgery. Following an internship at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Zaragoza, Asier Basurco Pérez spent two and a half years in the UK working in pet primary care.

He has served as Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Pathology of the University of Zaragoza and worked as a researcher in the Fauna Salvaje research group (GENPATVET-A23). He has lectured on numerous continued education courses and Master’s programs for veterinarians and veterinary assistants, and continues to do so today.

He collaborates with the Centre for Wildlife Recovery of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and the Karpin Abentura wildlife refuge. Since 1999 he has directed the Maidagan Veterinary Medical Center in Getxo (Bizkaia). His main area of expertise is the primary care of exotic pets, with a particular interest in internal medicine and dermatology of all species.

He is the author and co-author of numerous publications and has presented at national and international conferences.

Accredited by the Spanish Association of Small Animal Veterinary Specialists (AVEPA) for work with pets and exotic animals, he sits on the scientific committee of the Medicine and Surgery of Exotic Animals Group (GMCAE), and is a member of AVEPA, the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), the European Association of Avian Veterinarians (EAAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (ESMA), and the Official College of Veterinarians of Bizkaia.

1. Types of parasites

External parasites





Mosquitoes and sandflies

Internal parasites


Flukes and tapeworms

Microscopic agents

2. Parasitic diseases by systems

Digestive system

Caused by nematodes

Caused by cestodes

Caused by trematodes

Caused by protozoa

Cardiorespiratory system


Heartworm (canine dirofilariasis)


Tick-borne diseases

Other parasitic diseases of the blood

Renal system

Urinary parasites

Systemic or multiorganic



Other diseases


Flea infestation: flea allergy dermatitis

Tick infestation

Allergic reactions to bites




Ocular parasites

3. Diagnostic tests in parasitology

Stool analysis

Blood smear

Skin scrapings


Adhesive tape test

Flea comb

Analysis of otic exudate

4. Main zoonoses

Zoonoses from dogs

Zoonoses from cats

5. Main parasites of exotic animals

Parasites of birds

Parasites of small rodents

Parasites of rabbits

Parasites of ferrets

Parasites of reptiles

6. Miscellaneous

How to remove a tick

Correct use of a pipette

How to administer an oral antiparasitic

How does an antiparasitic work? Presentations

How do I know if my pet is parasitised?

Basic hygiene measures

Management recommendations

Parasite control programmes

How to remove fleas from the environment

Avoid mosquito and sandfly bites

  • Autor/es Grupo Asís S.L.
  • Fecha de edición mayo 2017
  • Nº Páginas 64
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura. Wire-o
  • Tamaño 22 X 28
  • Idioma Inglés

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