Miller's Anatomy of the Dog - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437708127, 9781455754670

Miller's Anatomy of the Dog

4th Edition

Authors: Howard Evans Alexander de Lahunta
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437708127
eBook ISBN: 9781455754670
eBook ISBN: 9781437708110
eBook ISBN: 9780323266239
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 6th June 2012
Page Count: 872

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Now in full-color, Miller’s Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition features unparalleled coverage of canine morphology, with detailed descriptions and vivid illustrations that make intricate details easier to see and understand. Updated content reflects the latest knowledge on development, structure, and function, making this a valuable reference for anatomists, veterinary students, technicians, clinicians, experimentalists, and breeders. It is also useful in specialty fields such as mammalogy, biomechanics, and archaeology.

Key Features

  • Chapters are logically organized by body system for quick reference.
  • Contributors are expert anatomists who provide the most current information and share their knowledge of particular structures.
  • An introductory chapter includes breed categories from both the American and British Registry Clubs to give you a clearer understanding of dog breeds and how they are determined.

Table of Contents

  1. The Dog and Its Relatives
  2. Introduction and Breeds

    Phylogenetic Relationships of Canids to Other Carnivores

    Origin and Domestication of the Dog

  3. Prenatal Development
  4. The Integument
  5. The Skeleton
  6. Arthrology
  7. The Muscular System
  8. The Digestive Apparatus and Abdomen
  9. The Respiratory System
  10. The Urogenital System
  11. The Endocrine System
  12. The Heart and Arteries
  13. The Veins
  14. The Lymphatic System
  15. Introduction to the Nervous System
  16. The Autonomic Nervous System
  17. Spinal Cord and Meninges
  18. The Spinal Nerves
  19. The Brain
  20. Cranial Nerves and Cutaneous Innervation of the Head
  21. The Ear
  22. The Eye


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About the Author

Howard Evans

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Alexander de Lahunta