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The dog : its behavior, nutrition, and health

Author: Linda P Case
Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Dogs are a part of nearly 40 percent of United States households. With this in mind, the author has written the definitive textbook on dogs and their care. Completely updated and revised, the second edition of this text 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, the author explains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Case, Linda P.
Dog.
Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2004022582
(OCoLC)56614326
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda P Case
ISBN: 9781118701232 1118701232 9781118701201 1118701208
OCLC Number: 852896216
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 479 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Man and wolf: the process of domestication --
Selective breeding: the creation of the working dog --
The dog's body: structure, movement, and special senses --
Reproduction and breeding management --
Genetics and breeding programs --
Sharing our lives with dogs : benefits and responsibilities --
Developmental behavior: puppy to adult --
Understanding normal canine behavior --
Learning processes and training principles --
Common behavior problems and solutions --
Infectious diseases and vaccination programs --
Common noninfectious disorders of dogs --
Internal parasites --
External parasites.
Responsibility: Linda P. Case.
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Fills a need for a text in undergraduate companion animal courses, veterinary technician courses, and dog care/training courses; more in-depth than most dog books available; an indispensable  Read more...

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