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The Dog [electronic resource]: Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health

Case, Linda P
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Arnes, AI : Wiley, 2005.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
Series
Wiley Desktop Editions
ISBN
9781118701201, 1118701208, 9781118701232, 1118701232
Summary
Dogs are a part of nearly 40 percent of United States households. With this in mind, author Linda P. Case has written the definitive textbook on dogs and their care. Completely updated and revised, the second edition of The Dog covers four areas of compelling interest: the bond between dogs and humans, canine behavior, canine health and disease, and canine nutrition. Aiming to enhance the human-dog bond, author Case uses clear, understandable writing to explain selective breeding, training principles, solution to common behavior problems, diet and nutrition, and preventative health c.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Title page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART 1: Man's Best Friend: The Animal within the Companion; 1 Man and Wolf: The Process of Domestication; The Dog's Phylogeny (Evolutionary History); The Dog's Taxonomy (Naming the Dog); The Process of Domestication; In the Beginning: Man Meets Dog; Changes of Domestication; Conclusions; Cited References; 2 Selective Breeding: The Creation of the Working Dog; Natural and Artificial Selection; Working Breeds versus ""Pure"" Breeds; Early Breeds: The Romans and Their Dogs; Darwin's Influence.
  • Advent of Organized Dog ShowsSpitz Breeds; Mastiff Breeds; Sight Hound Breeds; Scent Hound Breeds; Terrier Breeds; Gundogs; Livestock-Herding Breeds; Livestock-Guarding Breeds; Toy Breeds; Dog Breed Registry Organizations; Conclusions; Cited References; 3 The Dog's Body: Structure, Movement, and Special Senses; The Dog's Structure; The Dog's Movement; The Dog's Special Senses; Recognizing the Normal Dog; Conclusions; Cited References; 4 Reproduction and Breeding Management; Reproductive Anatomy of the Bitch; Reproductive Anatomy of the Male; The Female Estrous Cycle.
  • Detection of Ovulation in the BitchBreeding Management; Gestation; Care of Newborn Puppies; Reproductive Problems in the Bitch; Reproductive Problems in the Male; Neonatal Health Problems; Conclusions; Cited References; 5 Genetics and Breeding Programs; Basic Genetic Principles; Selection of Breeding Animals; Types of Breeding Systems; Genetically Influenced Disorders in Dogs; Conclusions; Cited References; 6 Sharing Our Lives with Dogs: Benefits and Responsibilities; The Human-Dog Bond; Benefits of Sharing Our Lives with Dogs; Dogs and Recreation; Bonds That Fail: Dogs in Shelters.
  • Selecting the Right DogConclusions; Cited References; Part 1 References and Recommended Reading; PART 2: Behavior: Communicating with Man's Best Friend; 7 Developmental Behavior: Puppy to Adult; Neonatal Period (Birth-14 Days); Transition Period (14-21 Days); Primary Socialization (3-12 Weeks); Juvenile Period (Secondary Socialization) to Adulthood; Conclusions; Cited References; 8 Understanding Normal Canine Behavior; The Dog's Social Heritage; The Concepts of Dominance and Submission; Communication Patterns; Aggression; Predation; Breed Differences in Behavior; Conclusions; Cited References.
  • 9 Learning Processes and Training PrinciplesHabituation and Sensitization; Classical Conditioning; Operant Conditioning (Instrumental Learning); Social Learning; Training and Behavior Modification Techniques; Influences on Learning; Conclusions; Cited References; 10 Common Behavior Problems and Solutions; Identification and Diagnosis: Obtaining a Behavioral History; Problem Aggression in Dogs; Fears and Phobias; Separation-Related Problems; Elimination Problems; Pharmacotherapy for Behavior Problems; Conclusions; Cited References; Part 2 References and Recommended Reading.
Description
1 online resource (720 pages).
Notes
PART 3: Health and Disease: Taking Care and Keeping Fit.
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