Dog Breeding, Whelping and Puppy Care

Dog Breeding, Whelping and Puppy Care
Dog Breeding, Whelping and Puppy Care
De: Gary England
ISBN: 9780470673133
Capa mole
344 páginas
Publicação: 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

Descrição

A practical and up-to-date guide to canine reproduction for dog breeders, veterinary students and veterinary surgeons. Written in an easy-to-use style and presented in a practically useful format with clear illustrations. The information is supported by references from the authorâ??s published work and his wealth of clinical experience to form the important authoritative text in this field. A vital aid to those seeking an understanding of normal and abnormal reproduction as well as common reproductive techniques.

Conteúdos

Preface iv

Section 1: Breeding, Reproduction and Care of the Normal Animal 1

1 Care of the Juvenile, Genetics and Planning of Breeding 3

2 Anatomy of the Female 19

3 Physiology of the Female 28

4 Endocrinology of the Female 35

5 Clinical Examination of the Female 41

6 Anatomy of the Male 64

7 Physiology of the Male 69

8 Endocrinology of the Male 74

9 Normal Mating 77

10 Clinical Examination of the Male 83

11 Fertilization and the Optimal Breeding Time 109

12 Pregnancy and Lactation 120

13 Pregnancy Diagnosis 128

14 Normal Whelping 137

15 Care of Neonatal Puppies 148

Section 2: Abnormalities of Reproduction and the Perinatal Period 155

16 Abnormalities of the Female 157

17 Abnormalities of the Male 178

18 Intersex Animals 205

19 Abnormal Female Physiology and Endocrinology 209

20 Abnormal Male Physiology and Endocrinology 218

21 Abnormal Pregnancy 223

22 Abnormal Parturition and Problems After Whelping 232

23 Care of the Sick Neonate 246

24 Approach to Infertility Cases 254

Section 3: Control of Reproduction and Reproductive Technologies 265

25 Hormonal Contraception 267

26 Surgical Neutering 279

27 Pharmacological Control of Reproduction 287

28 Reproductive Biotechnology 315

Index 329

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