From the Back Cover
The much-anticipated new edition of this standard textbook compiles current information on the various integrated areas of endocrinology, physiology, and biology of reproduction in one diverse volume. The text provides a physiological foundation for clinical training and encourages further research by including an extensive listing of references at the end of each chapter. Coverage includes the seven domestic species as well as llamas, alpacas, and vicuñas.
Revised and improved, the fifth edition contains: Cutting-edge information—50% provided by new contributors
A new chapter on South American camelids
Concise text which has been filtered to eliminate redundancy
Upgraded illustrations, including additional color plates and over 100 new figures.
McDonald’s Veterinary Endocrinology and Reproduction is widely used in veterinary schools throughout the United States and Canada, with the Spanish translation used in Latin America and Spain. This mainstay is an essential part of veterinary and agricultural education.
About the Author
Mauricio H. Pineda
, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., is an emeritus professor of Physiology, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University. Michael P. Dooley
, M.S., Ph.D., is a former affiliate assistant professor of Physiology, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University.