1st Edition

Dog Anatomy A Coloring Atlas

By Robert Kainer, Thomas O. McCraken Copyright 2002
    by Teton NewMedia

    Veterinarians, vet techs, dog breeders, trainers, and show judges will greatly benefit from this canine anatomy coloring atlas. Essential anatomic and physiologic concepts are explained and diseases common to each region are discussed. The 195 black and white line drawings allow readers to color the drawings of the anatomical structures: a 'do it yourself' format that maximizes comprehension and retention.


    How to Use this Coloring Atlas
    Surface of the Body
    Plate 1 Regions of the Dog’s Body
    Plate 2 Directional Terms
    Plate 3 Body Planes
    Plate 4 Anatomy of Canine Skin
    Plate 5 Functions of Canine Skin
    Plate 6 Types of Hair Coats
    Organs of Movement: Bones, Joints, and Muscles
    Plate 7 Skeleton of the Dog
    Plate 8 Vertebral Column
    Plate 9 Ribs and Sternum
    Plate 10 Anatomy of a Long Bone
    Plate 11 Bone Development
    Plate 12 Bones of the Shoulder, Arm, and Forearm
    Plate 13 Carpal, Metacarpal, and Digital Bones
    Plate 14 Structure of Joints
    Plate 15 Joints of the Forelimb
    Plate 16 Fascia
    Plate 17 Superficial Muscles of the Dog
    Plate 18 Deeper Muscles
    Plate 19 Deeper Shoulder and Arm Muscles
    Plate 20 Forearm and Forefoot Muscles
    Plate 21 Forelimb Nerves
    Plate 22 Forelimb Blood Vessels
    Plate 23 The Dog’s Feet (Paws)
    Plate 24 Types of Feet (Paws)
    Plate 25 Bones of the Pelvis
    Plate 26 Bones of the Thigh and Leg
    Plate 27 Bones of the Tarsus
    Plate 28 Joints of the Hindlimb
    Plate 29 Hip Joint
    Plate 30 Stifle Joint
    Plate 31 Hindlimb Muscles – Lateral Views
    Plate 32 Hindlimb Muscles – Medial Views
    Plate 33 Hindlimb Nerves
    Plate 34 Hindlimb Blood Vessels
    Plate 35 Back and Neck Muscles
    Plate 36 Tails
    Plate 37 Forelimb Conformation
    Plate 38 Hindlimb Conformation
    The Dog’s Head
    Plate 39 The Skull and Associated Bones
    Plate 40 Cavities and Openings in the Skull
    Plate 41 Types of Skulls
    Plate 42 The Eye and Accessory Ocular Structures
    Plate 43 The Dog’s Nose
    Plate 44 The Dog’s Ear
    Plate 45 External Ear Types
    Plate 46 Lateral Structures of the Head
    Plate 47 Ventral Structures of the Head
    Digestive System
    Plate 48 The Dog’s Teeth
    Plate 49 Dental Variations in Dogs
    Plate 50 Salivary Glands
    Plate 51 Oral Cavity, Tongue, Pharynx, and Esophagus
    Plate 52 Contents of the Abdominal Cavity
    Plate 53 Stomach and Small Intestine
    Plate 54 Liver and Pancreas
    Plate 55 Large Intestine, Anus, and Anal Sacs
    Body Cavities and Serous Membranes
    Plate 56 Body Cavities and Serous Membranes
    Plate 57 In Place Positions of Internal Organs
    Cardiovascular System
    Plate 58 Major Circulatory Patterns
    Plate 59 The Canine Heart
    Plate 60 Vessels and Related Organs in the Thoracic Cavity
    Plate 61 Vessels of the Abdominal Cavity
    Plate 62 Superficial Vessels of the Head and Neck
    Plate 63 The Dog’s Pulse. Venipuncture Sites
    Immune System
    Plate 64 Bone Marrow, Thymus, and Spleen
    Plate 65 Lymph Nodes and Lymph Vessels
    Plate 66 TonsilsRespiratory System
    Plate 67 Nasal Cavity and Nasopharynx
    Plate 68 Larynx
    Plate 69 Trachea and Lungs
    Urinary System
    Plate 70 Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder, and Urethra
    Female Reproductive System
    Plate 71 Vulva and Vagina
    Plate 72 Uterus, Uterine Tubes, and Ovaries
    Plate 73 Fetal Membranes. The Placenta
    Plate 74 Parturition
    Plate 75 Canine Mammary Glands
    Male Reproductive System
    Plate 76 Genital Organs of the Dog
    Plate 77 Prostate Gland. Penis
    Plate 78 Descent of the Canine Testes
    Nervous System
    Plate 79 The Dog’s Brain
    Plate 80 Cranial Nerves
    Plate 81 Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
    Plate 82 Autonomic Nervous System
    Plate 83 Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Endocrine System
    Plate 84 Locations of Major Endocrine Organs


    Robert Kainer, Thomas O. McCraken