"Readers will appreciate the author's straightforward style of prose and the use of numerous photos and illustrations. The bulleted summaries at the end of each chapter and suggested reading lists are informative additions . . . Both novice and experienced donkey breeders will find this text to be a valuable and affordable priced guide." Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
"Dr. Purdy has given us something the donkey world has been lackinga sound guide for owners and veterinarians in caring for these wonderful and in many cases, hardworking, animals." Horse
"We highly recommend that everyone who deals with donkeys in any capacityfrom pet or rescue to breeding and veterinary workbuy this book and read it carefully." Paul and Betsy Hutchins, founders, The American Donkey and Mule Society
About the Author
Stephen Purdy, DVM, is a professor of veterinary education and the director of the Camelid Reproduction Center at the University of MassachusettsAmherst, where he specializes in practical research and educational projects to improve farm-animal health. He lives in Hadley, Massachusetts.