1: Introduction to Small Animal Care. 2: Safety. 3: Small Animals and Pets. 4: Animal Rights and Animal Welfare. 5: Careers in Small Animal Care. 6: Nutrition and Digestive Systems. 7: Dogs. 8: Cats. 9: Rabbits. 10: Hamsters. 11: Gerbils. 12: Rats. 13: Mice. 14: Guinea Pigs. 15: Chinchillas. 16: Ferrets. 17: Amphibians. 18: Reptiles. 19: Birds. 20: Fish. 21: Hedgehogs. 22: Sugar Gliders. Glossary. Appendix A: Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. Appendix B: Veterinary Technology Programs. Appendix C: Reported Cases of Lyme Disease. Index.
Dean M. Warren taught vocational agriculture at Columbia City High School in Columbia City, Indiana, for 30 years. He received numerous awards during his three-decade teaching career, including the IVATA Outstanding Young Member Award for 1994-95, the 1987 Indiana State Agriscience Teacher of the Year award, and the 1991 Outstanding Indiana Vocational Agriculture Teacher of the Year award. Mr. Warren is a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the National Association of Agriculture Educators, the Indiana IVATA/IAAE, the Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education, and the Purdue University Alumni Association. He has received the Honorary State FFA Degree and the Honorary American FFA Degree. Mr. Warren holds bachelor of science in agriculture and master of science in education degrees from Purdue University.