Dogs in Motion

Author: Martin S. Fischer
Publisher:
ISBN: 3981433904
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Animal locomotion

"This book explores the locomotion of dogs in a highly scientific yet easily accessible manner. An innovative illustrative style brings the dog anatomy to life and makes clear the way in which the skeleton, the muscles and locomotion fit together. Based on the results of the largest-scale study on the subject ever carried out, an experiment which involved over 300 dogs and 32 different breeds, the book delivers completely new insights into the motion sequences performed by dogs."--Page 4 de la couverture.

Food in Motion

Author: Alan Davidson
Publisher: Oxford Symposium
ISBN: 9780907325161
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Cookery, International


Television and Movie Star Dogs

Author: Kimberly M. Hutmacher
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781429644716
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Simple text and full-color photos illustrate the traits, training, and duties of television and movie star dogs"--Provided by publisher.

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

Author: James Fingeroth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470959596
Release Date: 2015-02-23
Genre: Medical

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource. As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons and general practitioners. Key features Describes the current knowledge of disc disease in dogs and cats Provides a state-of-the-art, complete resource focused entirely on this common clinical problem Gives an objective picture of the controversies around intervertebral disc disease in canine and feline patients Presents evidence-based and clinically relevant information for understanding and treating intervertebral disc disease Offers clear clinical recommendations grounded in the current literature Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation

Play It Again Tom

Author: Augustus Brown
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781446497319
Release Date: 2011-10-31
Genre: Humor

Dogs can smell electricity. Cats can heal bones by purring. Kittens can contact their mothers via a secret, ultra-sonic language. Dogs can understand a vocabulary of 200 human words. Every day, it seems, new scientific discoveries are fuelling the age old argument about which of man's two best friends really is the superior species. Augustus Brown fans the flames further with this collection of the weirdest, most wonderful and downright incredible of these truths about cats and dogs. Did you know, for instance, that dogs can see moving objects 900 yards away, and that cats can sense earthquakes coming? Or that dogs prefer Bach to Britney, while cats prefer drugs to chocolate? Fascinating, funny and provocative, his book may not settle the debate once and for all. But it is certain to set cat and dog lovers arguing like, well you know what...

K9 Personal Protection

Author: Resi Gerritsen
Publisher: Dog Training Press
ISBN: 9781550595888
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Pets

Create a safe, successful K9 training program that results in reliable protection dogs. Learn how to: Select the optimal breeds, temperament and physical and mental characteristics for protection work. Master the obedience-training techniques that form the foundation of protection training. Use the methods of the Dutch Police Dog (KNPV) program, which produces some of the finest police and protection dogs in the world. Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak, leading dog trainers from the Netherlands, share their proven, comprehensive program for training dogs for personal protection. Their cutting-edge techniques and work with the International Red Cross, the United Nations and the International Rescue Dog Organization (IRO) have placed them in world demand. In this fully revised and updated edition of K9 Personal Protection, Resi and Ruud start with the basics, including how to select the right dog for protection work, how to properly raise a protection dog from a puppy and how to correct a dog’s bad behavior. Next, they cover fundamental obedience training for protection dogs, such as training for heelwork, the recall, the send away and more. Finally, they present a complete program for training reliable protection dogs, from basic exercises and decoy techniques to the exercises of the KNPV program. Get a free ebook through the Shelfie app with the purchase of a print copy.

Bike With Your Dog

Author: J. Leslie Johnson
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 9781460241295
Release Date: 2014-04
Genre: Pets

Bike With Your Dog tells dog lovers how to safely bike with their dogs and have fun at the same time. For many high-energy dogs, a walk on the leash is simply not enough. Dogs love to run and biking enables them to get the exercise they need. This handy guide shows you how to spend high quality time with your dog, get exercise, and enjoy the outdoors - all at the same time.

Caucasian Mountain Dog

Author: Stacey Kubyn
Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 9781621870654
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Pets

From the remote mountainous regions of the Caucasus in southeastern Europe comes the Caucasian Mountain Dog, an ovcharka breed whose origins trace back two millennia. Employed by Russian shepherds to protect the flocks from predators, the Caucasian Mountain Dog is a discerning guardian, wary of strangers, that is at once fearless and impressive. The author, breeder and exhibitor, Stacy L.G. Kubyn shares her insight into this remarkable Russian breed as she traces its origins in the countries of the former USSR and its spread to the United States, where she organized the breed’s first parent club. This Comprehensive Owner’s Guide also offers a candid view of the breed’s characteristics and temperament, including sound advice about owning this powerful, demanding working breed. New owners will welcome the well-prepared chapter on finding a reputable breeder and selecting a healthy, sound puppy. Chapters on puppy-proofing the home and yard, purchasing the right supplies for the puppy as well as house-training, feeding, and grooming are illustrated with photographs of handsome adults and puppies. In all, there are over 135 full-color photographs in this useful and reliable volume. The author’s advice on obedience training will help the reader better mold and train into the most well-mannered dog in the neighborhood. The extensive and lavishly illustrated chapter on healthcare provides up-to-date detailed information on selecting a qualified veterinarian, vaccinations, preventing and dealing with parasites, infectious diseases, and more. Sidebars throughout the text offer helpful hints, covering topics as diverse as historical dogs, breeders, or kennels, toxic plants, first aid, crate training, carsickness, fussy eaters, and parasite control. Fully indexed.

Veterinary Advice on Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Author: Gary Clayton Jones
Publisher: Interpet
ISBN: 1860542271
Release Date: 2003-03
Genre: Pets

"Hip dysplasia is the scourge of many breeds, and can affect a dog's mobility and quality of life. Written by an orthopaedic specialist, Veterinary Advice on Hip Dysplasia tells you everything you need to know about the condition - its causes, symptoms, and most importantly, treatments. Whether you are thinking of buying a breed prone to hip dysplasia, or whether you have an older dog who already had the condition, this indispensable guide is essential reading"--Publisher's description.

The Sack of Rome

Author: Alexander Stille
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101201681
Release Date: 2007-07-31
Genre: History

Award-winning author Alexander Stille has been called ?one of the best English-language writers on Italy? by the New York Times Book Review, and in The Sack of Rome he sets out to answer the question: What happens when vast wealth, a virtual media monopoly, and acute shamelessness combine in one man? Many are the crimes of Silvio Berlusconi, Stille argues, and, with deft analysis, he weaves them into a single mesmerizing chronicle?an epic saga of rank criminality, cronyism, and self-dealing at the highest levels of power.