The Domestic Dog

Its Evolution, Behaviour and Interactions with People

Author: James Serpell,Professor of Humane Ethics & Animal Welfare James Serpell,Priscilla Barrett

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521425377

Category: Nature

Page: 268

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A scientific analysis of dogs, their behaviour, and their relationships with humans.

The Genetics of the Dog

Author: Elaine A. Ostrander,Anatoly Ruvinsky

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845939409

Category: Medical

Page: 521

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Recognizing the significant advances made in the field of animal genetics in the ten years since the first edition of Genetics of the Dog, this new edition of the successful 2001 book provides a comprehensive update on the subject, along with new material on topics of current and growing interest. Existing chapters on essential topics such as immunogenetics, genetics of diseases, developmental genetics and the genetics of behaviour have been fully updated, while new authors report on the latest advances in areas such as genetic diversity of dog breeds, canine genomics, olfactory genetics and cancer genetics.

The Genetics of the Dog

Author: Anatoly Ruvinsky,J. Sampson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9780851990781

Category: Pets

Page: 564

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This comprehensive reference book contains the latest research and information on dog genetics. No similar book is currently available - this is the first high level research work on the topic.Written by the leading authorities in the field from Europe, the USA, Russia and Australia

Atlas of Orthopedic Surgical Procedures of the Dog and Cat

Author: Ann L. Johnson,Dianne Dunning

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0721693814

Category: Medical

Page: 247

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This atlas vividly illustrates step-by-step procedures for common orthopedic techniques used to treat small animals. It features the latest techniques for arthrotomy, joint stabilization, arthrodesis, fracture repair, corrective osteotomies, and limb amputation. Step-by-step format provides clear guidance for performing procedures The user-friendly layout features text on the left side of each spread with corresponding art on the right side Covers amputation procedures including digit removal Includes a section devoted to surgical procedures for fractures Features a section on corrective osteotomies Covers specific forelimb fractures including the humerus and pelvis Covers surgical procedures for joint disease including shoulder, elbow, carpus, and hip

The African Wild Dog

Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation

Author: Scott Creel,Nancy Marusha Creel

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691016542

Category: Science

Page: 341

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This book is based on a six year study of African wild dogs, lycaon pictus, in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve, the largest protected area in Africa and one of the least-studied.

A Lawyer's Guide to Dangerous Dog Issues

Author: Joan Schaffner

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604425529

Category: Law

Page: 100

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Today, many dogs are deemed dangerous, not on the traits of the individual animal, but by breed alone. The authors explain why breed discrimination is unfair, and ineffective, and discuss approaches to handle reckless owners and their dogs. While there is nothing wrong with laws restricting vicious dogs, to have a dog seized or destroyed solely on the basis of its breed flies in the face of common decency.
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Expert Advice on Gun Dog Training

Author: David Michael Duffey

Publisher: Academic Learning Company LLC

ISBN: 9780832904110

Category: Pets

Page: 270

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Ten experts describe their approaches to grooming pointers, retrievers, versatiles, and spaniels for the field

Cadaver Dog Handbook

Forensic Training and Tactics for the Recovery of Human Remains

Author: Andrew Rebmann,Edward David

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420039634

Category: Law

Page: 232

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Intended for those who train and handle cadaver dogs, this book also encompasses information for those who work closely with them, such as police, death investigators, and anthropologists. Its interdisciplinary approach is useful to any member of a forensic team who regularly participates in or evaluates the results of the human remains search effort. Cadaver Dog Handbook sets out the principles and procedures for the training and handling of dogs for the location of human remains. It explains scent theory and its applications, introduces basic training and searching strategies/tactics, and covers the legal and taphonomic issues associated with dog searches. Intended for those who train and handle cadaver dogs, this book also encompasses information for those who work closely with them, such as police, death investigators, and anthropologists. Its interdisciplinary approach is useful to any member of a forensic team who regularly participates in or evaluates the results of the human remains search effort.
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Dog Training For Dummies

Author: Jack Volhard,Joachim Volhard,Wendy Volhard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764584189

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 384

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Introduces equipment, techniques, activities, and reinforcement required to successfully train a dog, including advice on healthcare, competition, and behavioral issues.