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LRC resources for animal care

Useful books

The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals
Where the Wild Things Are Now
A Dog's History of the World
The Process of Animal Domestication
Aspinall's Complete Textbook of Veterinary Nursing
National Geographic Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness
Understanding Animal Behaviour
Animal Behavior
Biological Systems of Animals
Level 2 Technical in Animal Care Exam 024/524 Study Guide
BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing
Animal Welfare
Animal Biology and Care
Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals
Guinea Pig-lopedia
Popular Tortoises (Advanced Vivarium Systems)
Revise BTEC National Animal Management Revision Guide
Practical Wildlife Care
Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Running Your Own Boarding Kennels
BSAVA Manual of Wildlife Casualties
BSAVA manual of exotic pets
Mini Encyclopedia of Guinea Pigs

Print books

Below is a range of subjects, with their class mark. Clicking on the links takes you through to a list of resources at that class mark on the library catalogueMatching the class mark to the number on the shelves will show you where you will find the book.

Animal biology and anatomy
Animal welfare
 Customer Service
Farm animals (cattle/llamas)
Farm animals (sheep/goats)
Fish / exotic pets
Horse riding / care
Small animal / pet care
Small mammals / rodents



The different e-book collections provide access to a number of useful e-books. You can browse some of the titles in the collections below but there are many more available in each e-book database.

If you are accessing the e-books in college simply click on the book's cover image. If you are accessing the e-books from home follow the access instructions for each database below. 

Credo Reference

How to access Credo Reference from Off campus
Animals: a visual encyclopedia
The Princeton encyclopedia of mammals
Black's veterinary dictionary
Foundations of Wildlife Diseases
Gender : animals
Collins English Dictionary
Collins English-Polish Dictionary
The Columbia Encyclopedia
The essential job interview handbook

Ebook Central

How to access Ebook Central from off campus
The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare
Animal Domestication and Behavior
Understanding Animal Behaviour
Animal Behavior : a beginner's guide
Running Your Own Boarding Kennels
Revise BTEC National animal management revision guide
Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Chris Packham's Back Garden Nature Reserve
Chris Packham's Wild Side of Town
Exotic Pets
Bsava Manual of Wildlife Casualties
Handbook of veterinary nursing
Calculations for veterinary nurses
Practical lambing and lamb care
Horse & stable management
Introduction to horse biology
The horse in motion

Gale eBooks

How to access Gale eBooks from off campus
Animal Rights
Animal Sciences
Beachams Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Farm Animals Enhanced
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource
Laboratory Animals Enhanced
Personal Finance
Pets Enhanced
Social Skills
UXL Endangered Species
Zoo and Aquariums Enhanced

English and Maths e-books in Ebook Central

AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book
Mathematics for Dyslexics : Including Dyscalculia