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The Dog Bible Preface Introduction Section I: Dogs, Domestication, and Development Introduction CH Genetics and Development Introduction A Domestication of the Dog A Dog Looks A Genetic Disease CH Dogs in Religion and Folklore A Major Religions A Ancient Religions and Cultural Folklore CH Dogs in Popular Culture A Dogs in Literature A Dogs in Art A Dogs in the Media A Dogs in the Movies and Television A Dogs on the Web CH Dog Rescue/Welfare A Humane Societies and Nonprofit Shelters A Breed Rescues A Multibreed Rescues A No-Kill Shelters A Spay/Neuter A Shelters Today: A Middle Ground CH Dogs and the Law A Breed Bans A Quantity Restrictions A Noise Ordinances A Leash Laws A Livestock and Dogs A Animal Cruelty Laws A Bite Laws A Poop Scoop Laws A American Disabilities Act A Laws for Working Dogs A Licensing and Spay/Neuter Laws A The Animal Welfare Act A Antifreeze Laws A Chaining and Tethering A Electric Fences A Laws for Airlines A Pet Theft Section II: A New Dog CH The Dog for You A The Right Dog A Matching Your Lifestyle CH Finding Your Dog A Breeder A Rescue A Shelters A Choosing a Healthy Dog CH Bringing Your Dog Home A Pet Proof A New Dog Neccessities A Before Fido Comes Home A Bringing Doggy Home Section III: Life With A Dog CH Pet Care Partners A Day Care A Boarding Kennels A In-Home Pet Sitters A Dog Walkers B Questions to Ask Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers CH Emergencies A Dog Emergencies A Disasters A If Youíre Not Home CH Lost Dog A Prevention A Identification A Your Pet Is Gone CH Biting Introduction A When Your Dog Bites A Strange Dogs Who Bite A Preventing Kid Bites A What to Do if Youíre Bitten CH Traveling with Your Dog Introduction A Car A Plane A Ships A Trains or Busses A Lodging A Eating Out A Shopping A Dog-Friendly Spots A In-Town Transportation A International Travel A Moving CH Dog Activities A Agility A Earth Dog Trials A Sledding A Skijoring A Weight Pulling/Drafting A Conformation A Obedience A Musical Freestyle A Therapy A Field Trials and Hunt Tests A Herding A Frisbee A Lurecoursing A Schutzhund A Tracking A Flyball A Healthy Fun Section IV: Breeds Introduction CH Guardian Dogs CH Northern Breeds CH Terriers CH Gun Dogs CH Scenthounds CH Sighthounds and Pariahs CH Herding Dogs CH Companion Dogs Section V: Health CH Establishing a Healthcare Regimen A Choosing a Veterinarian A Complementary Therapies/Holistic Medicine CH Infectious Diseases and Immunization A Vaccination A Infectious Diseases CH Basic Health Care A Dental Care A Parasites A Medication A Emergency/First Aid CH A Lifetime of Good Health A Sex and Reproduction A Geriatrics CH The Dog Body and Healthcare A Skin/Coat A Eyes and Vision A Cardiovascular System A Respiratory System A Nose/Mouth/Throat A Digestive System A Musculoskeletal System A Nervous System A Immune System A Canine Genetics and Heredity CH Chronic Diseases and Disorders A Diabetes Mellitus A Epilepsy A Hypothyroidism A Cancer A Pain CH Diagnostic Tests and Techniques A Laboratory Tests A Technology in Diagnostics Part VI: Care CH Grooming A History of Dog Grooming A Every Dog Needs Grooming A Breeds and Grooming A Home Grooming Fundamentals A Professional Pet Grooming CH The Complete Guide to Feeding Your Dog A Basic Food A The Price of Poor Nutrition A People Food: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly A The Building Blocks of Canine Nutrition A Commercial Dog Food A Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbal Supplements A Dog Food and Holistic Health Section VII: Training and Behavior CH Canine Communication A Social Hierarchy A Canine Communication CH Training Your Dog A Puppy Timeline A Training Equipment A Training Methods A Formal Training A Training at Home A Puppy Training A Socialization A Beyond Puppy Training CH Behavior A Resource Guarding A Chasing A Impolite and Unsafe Behaviors A Behavior Related to Elimination A Destructive Behaviors A Anxious Behavior A Health-Related Behavior A Zoomies Part VIII: Dogs and Jobs CH Dog Careers A Caring for Dogs A Protection and Advocacy A Training and Handling A Other Careers for Dog Lovers A Starting Your Own Business A Is It Right for You? CH Dogs that Work A Assistance A Police Dogs A Herding A Livestock Guardians A Military A Therapy A Detection Dogs A Search and Rescue A Entertainment Appendices: Glossaries Resources Clubs/Organizations
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Dogs