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Animal Breeds


The following selected electronic and print resources describe and illustrate various breeds of animals.


Electronic Resources


Print Resources

  • Cats
    • Medical, genetic & behavioral aspects of purebred cats

      Ross D. Clark, ed.  Fairway, KS: Forum Publications, c1992. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference & Open Reserves)
      Call Number: 636.80896 M468 1992

    • The atlas of cats of the world: domesticated and wild

      Dennis Kelsey-Wood. Neptune City, NJ : TFH Publications, c1989. 
      Location:  Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number:  636.8 K299a 1989

    • The Cat Fanciers' Association cat encyclopedia.

      New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995.
      Location:  Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number:  636.8003 C28 1995

  • Cattle
    • Cattle breeds: an encyclopedia

      Marleen Felius.  Doetinchem, Netherlands : Misset, c1995. 
      Location:  Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number:  636.2003 F335c 1995

    • Cattle: a handbook to the breeds of the world

      Valerie Porter. New York: Facts On File, [1992]. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number:  636.2 P835c 1992

  • Dogs
    • The complete dog book

      19th ed., rev./ American Kennel Club. New York : Howell Book House, c1997.
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.7 Am35c 1997

    • The International encyclopedia of dog.

      New York : Howell Book House, 1995.
      Location:  Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number:   636.7003 In8 1995

    • Medical & genetic aspects of purebred dogs

      Ross D. Clark & Joan R. Stainer. Fairway, KS: Forum Publications, c1994. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.70896 M468 1994

  • Horses
    • Encyclopedia of the horse.

      New York : Crescent Books, 1997.
      Location: Veterinary Medical
      Call Number: 636.1003 En19 1997

    • International encyclopedia of horse breeds

      Bonnie L. Hendricks. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, c1995. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.1003 H384i 1995

    • The international encyclopedia of horses and ponies

      Jane Kidd. New York: Howell Book House, c1995. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.1 In8 1995

  • Livestock
    • A colour atlas of livestock breeds : 220 breeds in words and pictures

      Hans Hinrich Sambraus. London : Wolfe Pub. Ltd., 1992. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Open Reserves)
      Call Number: 636.08 Sa44aE 1992

  • Pigs
    • Pigs : a handbook to the breeds of the world

      Valerie Porter. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, c1993.
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.4 P835p 1993

  • Poultry
    • British poultry standards : complete specifications and judging points of all standardized breeds and varieties of poultry, 5th ed.

      Victoria Roberts. Oxford [England]: Blackwell Science,1997. 
      Location: Veterinary Medical (Reference)
      Call Number: 636.50021841 B777 1997

  • Sheep
    • Sheep of the world

      Kenneth G. Ponting.  Poole [England] : Blandford Press, 1980.
      Location:  Veterinary Medical (Open Reserves)
      Call Number:  636.3 P778s

  • All Animals
    • Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia

      Bernhard Grzimek. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., [c1972-75]  13 vols.
      Location:  Veterinary Medical  (Reference)
      Call Number: 591 G929tE

    For additional breed resources, contact the VM librarian

Contact

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