The Dog: Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health

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Wiley, May 23, 2005 - Medical - 496 pages
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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 care.  Case liberally uses distinctive figures and tables, current references plus suggested readings, and a thorough glossary to aid in comprehension.  More in-depth that most dog books, The Dog will prove to be an indispensable tool for undergraduate companion animal courses, veterinary technician courses, and dog care/training courses.  In addition, it will serve as a valuable resource for professional breeders, trainers, exhibitors, and veterinary clinicians.

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About the author (2005)

Linda P. Case earned her B.S. in Animal Science at Cornell University and her M.S. in Canine/Feline Nutrition at the University of Illinois. She teaches companion animal science and behavior in the Animal Sciences Department and at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois. She owns AutumnGold Consulting, which provides support and technical writing services in companion animal care, behavior, and nutrition. She and her husband own and operate AutumnGold Dog Training Center, in Mahomet, IL. Linda is a member of Delta Society, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), the American Society of Animal Scientists (ASAS), and is a certified instructor with the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI). She and her husband share their lives with three dogs and three cats and enjoy distance running, hiking and traveling with their dogs.

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