In this remarkable reference, the esteemed Dr. Frye (fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, UK) has virtually defined the current state of the science and practice in reptile husbandry and health care from the provision of sensible guidelines for the feeding of reptiles and revealing coverage of their reproductive behavior to the masterful treatment of antibiotic therapy.
The main body of the text deals with the recognition and treatment of every disease condition known in reptiles, illustrated by some 1,850 fascinating color photographs. In addition to showing disease-causative organisms and the results produced in the appearance of sick reptiles, a number of the photos clearly illustrate the step-by-step procedures recommended for treatment of specific conditions.
The volumes are large and heavy, but without a page of waste. For veterinarians, herpetologists, and students, as well as collectors, breeders, and the interested public.