Order from Priority Press, Ltd., P.O. Box 306, Yardley, PA 19067 Phone (215) 321-9488. Written by a veterinarian with a law degree & 16 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian. Easy to read reference explaining legal principles concerning animals & veterinary medicine written in layman's terms. Contains 16 chapters covering the basics of American law, veterinary & animal ethics, laws establishing the practice of veterinary medicine, animals & the law (abandonment, liens, leash laws, rabies, liability for acts of animals, rights of animal owners, property rights in bodies, etc.), causes for & methods used to deal with complaints, elements to be proved when establishing liability for or a defense against a claim for negligence or malpractice, antitrust & the professions, elements needed to establish an enforceable contract including remedies for breach of contract & principles dealing with covenants-not-to-compete, the legal use of veterinary drugs, serving as an expert witness, credit management, debt collection, how to use small claims court, legal requirements & implications of medical record keeping, legal principles associated with prepurchase examinations in horses, & wildlife law.Wilson, James F. is the author of 'Law and Ethics of the Veterinary Profession' with ISBN 9780962100703 and ISBN 0962100706.