Manners And Obedience

6. Basic Training for Dog and Owner 89

Dog-and-Teacher Relationship, 90 Your Student, 91 The Classroom, 92 Who's to Do the Training? 94 Training Equipment, 94 Giving Commands, 95 Praise and Reprimand, 96 Your Classroom Deportment, 98 The Basic Commands, 98 Turning, 103

Heeling Without the Leash, 104 Teaching the Puppy Etiquette, 105 Training Hints, 107

Part Four RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP

7. Raising a Dog in the City 111

Selection o£ a Suitable Breed, 112 Teaching Your Dog How to Get Along in the City, 114 Dog Sanitation, 117 Exercising the City Dog, 120

8. The Suburban and Country Dog 122

The Suburban Dog, 122

Canine Delinquents, 123

Home Kennels, 124

The Country Dog, 126

Molesting Livestock, 126

Special Advantages of Home Kennels, 128

9. Problem Dogs 130

Causes of Abnormal Behavior, 130

The Chronic Barker or Howler, 133

The Biting Dog, 136

How to Meet a Strange Dog, 140

The Car Chaser, 143

The Tramp Dog, 146

The "Piddler" or Wetting Dog, 147

The Sexually Frustrated Dog, 148

Tranquilizers, 149

Rehabilitating Problem Dogs, 149

10. Your Dog and the Law 152

Dog Licenses, 153

Leash Laws, 154

Liability £or Dog Bites, 155

Injuring or Killing Livestock, 155

Rabid Dogs, 156

Shipping Your Dog by Public

Carrier, 157

Cruelty to Animals, 158

Breeding Fees, 158 Leases and Dogs, 159 Ownership. 160 Warranty of Quality, 160 Puppies and Registration, 161

Part Five

YOUR DOG'S HEALTH

11. The Dog's Body and How It Functions 165

Hair and Skin, 166 The Skeleton, 168 The Muscular System, 169 The Nervous System, 170 The Digestive System, 171 The Urinary System, 172 The Reproductive System, 173

12. The Four Major Dog Diseases 175

Distemper, 176 Rabies, 183

Infectious Canine Hepatitis, 186 Leptospirosis, 187

73. Other Diseases and Ailments 189

Kennel or House Cough, 189 Pneumonia, 190 Babesiasis, 191 Diabetes, 191 Fits, 191

Urinary Tract Ailments, 193 Pyometra, 193 Metritis, 194 Prostatitis, 194 Anal Glands, 194 Ascites, 196 Ear Troubles, 196 Eye Ailments, 197 Hernias, 198 Abscesses, 199 Cysts, 199 Tumors, 199

Diarrhea, 199 Constipation, 200 Coprophagy, 201 Flatulence, 202 Vomiting, 202 Bad Breath, 202 Bloat, 203

14. Internal Parasites 204

Worms, 204 Intestinal Protozoa, 215 Internal Parasite Control, 216 Kennel Sanitation, 217

15. Fleas, Lice and Ticks 219

Fleas, 220 Lice, 223 Ticks, 224

16. Skin Conditions 227

Mange, 228 Ringworm, 230 Favus, 231

Nonparasitic Skin Conditions, 231 Eczema, 232

Eczema Nasi (Collie Nose), %32 Dandruff, 233 Alopecia (Baldness), 233 Impetigo, 234 Dermatitis, 234 Allergies, 235

17. First Aid for Accidents 236

Serious Bleeding, 236 Minor Cuts and Wounds, 237 Shock, 237

Car and Truck Accidents, 238 Transporting the Injured Dog, 239 Breath Stoppage, 240 Electric Shock and Lightning, 241 Burns and Scalds, 242

Poisoning, 243

Choking, 244

Snakebite, 245

Encounter with a Skunk, 247

Porcupine Quills, 247

Bee, Hornet and Wasp Stings, 248

Dogfights, 248

Attack by a Cat, 249

Heat Exhaustion, 250

Lameness, 251

First Aid Kit, 252

18. Home Nursing of the Sick Dog 253

The Sick Room, 253 Equipment and Utensils, 254 Progress Chart, 254 Daily Temperature, 255 Giving the Dog His Medicine, 255 Cleaning the Sick Dog, 257 Giving the Dog an Enema, 258 Feeding the Sick Dog, 259 Dressing and Bandages, 260

Part Six

REPRODUCTION 19. Mating and Prenatal Care 263

The Male, 263 The Female, 265 Planning the Mating, 270 The Mating, 272 Prenatal Care, 275

20. Whelping and Care of the Newborn Pups 278

Labor and Whelping, 278

Some Obstetric Difficulties, 282 The Newborn Pups, 283 Eclampsia, 285 Hand-Rearing the Pups, 286 General Care of the Pups, 287

Part Seven OLD AGE

21. Care of the Aging Dog 291

Physiological Changes in the Aging Dog, 292 Changes in Behavior, 293 General Care of the Old Dog, 293 Ailments of Old Age, 295 Boarding the Old Dog, 297

Bibliography 299

Index

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