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.
- 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.
- The Dog and Its Relatives
- Prenatal Development
- The Integument
- The Skeleton
- The Muscular System
- The Digestive Apparatus and Abdomen
- The Respiratory System
- The Urogenital System
- The Endocrine System
- The Heart and Arteries
- The Veins
- The Lymphatic System
- Introduction to the Nervous System
- The Autonomic Nervous System
- Spinal Cord and Meninges
- The Spinal Nerves
- The Brain
- Cranial Nerves and Cutaneous Innervation of the Head
- The Ear
- The Eye
Introduction and Breeds
Phylogenetic Relationships of Canids to Other Carnivores
Origin and Domestication of the Dog