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Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds

1st Edition

By Jerold Bell, Kathleen Cavanagh, Larry Tilley, Francis W. K. Smith

Teton NewMedia

720 pages

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Description

This book provides the veterinary practitioner, student, breeder and pet owner with a complete but quick reference to the diagnosis and management of breed-related medical conditions of dogs and cats. 171 recognized dog breeds and 42 cat breeds are included, organized alphabetically, with all information fully referenced and based on the most recent research. Appendices contain quick reference to condition by breed, available genetic tests and registries.

Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds is a must have for the general practitioner and an ideal client education tool. Anyone concerned with educating the general public about the medical problems associated with purebred dogs and cats should have this title in their library.

Table of Contents

General Information

How to use this Book

Genetic Concepts

Genetic Counseling and Management of Genetic Disease

Dog Breeds

Introduction

Affenpinscher

Afghan Hound

Airedale Terrier

Akita

Alaskan Malamute

American Eskimo Dog

American Foxhound

American Staffordshire Terrier

American Water Spaniel

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Shepherd

Australian Terrier

Basenji

Basset Hound

Beagle

Bearded Collie

Beauceron

Bedlington Terrier

Belgian Malinois

Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Tervuren

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bichon Frise

Black Russian Terrier

Black and Tan Coonhound

Bloodhound

Bluetick Coonhound

Border Collie

Border Terrier

Borzoi

Boston Terrier

Bouvier des Flandres

Boxer

Boykin Spaniel

Briard

Brittany

Brussels Griffon

Bull Terrier

Bulldog

Bullmastiff

Cairn Terrier

Canaan Dog

Cane Corso

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chihuahua

Chinese Crested

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinook

Chow Chow

Clumber Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel

Collie

Curly-Coated Retriever

Dachshund

Dalmatian

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Doberman Pinscher

Dogue de Bordeaux

English Cocker Spaniel

English Foxhound

English Setter

English Springer Spaniel

English Toy Spaniel

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Field Spaniel

Finnish Spitz

Flat-Coated Retriever

French Bulldog

German Pinscher

German Shepherd Dog

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

Giant Schnauzer

Glen of Imaal Terrier

Golden Retriever

Gordon Setter

Great Dane

Great Pyrenees

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greyhound

Harrier

Havanese

Ibizan Hound

Icelandic Sheepdog

Irish Red and White Setter

Irish Setter

Irish Terrier

Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Wolfhound

Italian Greyhound

Japanese Chin

Keeshond

Kerry Blue Terrier

Komondor

Kuvasz

Labrador Retriever

Lakeland Terrier

Leonberger

Lhasa Apso

Löwchen

Maltese

Manchester Terrier

Mastiff

Miniature Bull Terrier

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Schnauzer

Neapolitan Mastiff

Newfoundland

Norfolk Terrier

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Lundehund

Norwich Terrier

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Old English Sheepdog

Otterhound

Papillon

Parson Russell Terrier

Pekingese

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

Pharaoh Hound

Plott Hound

Pointer

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Pomeranian

Poodle

Portuguese Water Dog

Pug

Puli

Pyrenean Shepherd

Redbone Coonhound

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rottweiler

Saint Bernard

Saluki

Samoyed

Schipperke

Scottish Deerhound

Scottish Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

Shetland Sheepdog

Shiba Inu

Shih Tzu

Siberian Husky

Silky Terrier

Skye Terrier

Smooth Fox Terrier

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Spinone Italiano

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Standard Schnauzer

Sussex Spaniel

Swedish Vallhund

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Terrier

Toy Fox Terrier

Vizsla

Weimaraner

Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Whippet

Wire Fox Terrier

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Xoloitzcuintli

Yorkshire Terrier

Cat Breeds

Introduction

Abyssinian

American Bobtail

American Curl

American Shorthair

Balinese

Bengal

Birman

Bombay

British Shorthair

Burmese

Chartreux

Colorpoint Shorthair

Cornish Rex

Devon Rex

Egyptian Mau

Exotic

Havana Brown

Highland Fold

Himalayan

Japanese Bobtail

Korat

LaPerm

Maine Coon

Manx

Munchkin

Norwegian Forest Cat

Ocicat

Oriental

Persian

Pixiebob

Ragdoll

Russian Blue

Scottish Fold

Selkirk Rex

Siamese Pointed Cat or Siamese

Siberian Forest Cat

Singapura

Somali

Sphynx/Sphinx

Tonkinese

Turkish Angora

Turkish Van

Appendix A: Available Genetic Tests for Breed Specific Canine and Feline Genetic Disorders

Appendix B: Genetic Testing Centers

Appendix C: Quick Reference to Conditions by Breed

Part 1: Breed Specific Conditions in Dogs

Part 2: Breed Specific Conditions in Cats

Appendix D: Cat Fancy Registries and Kennel Clubs

Appendix E: Other Resources

Appendix F: General References for the Dog and Cat

Appendix G: Glossary of Terms

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED089020
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal