Table of Contents

CHAPTER  1: Companion Animals

CHAPTER  2: Companion Animal Industry

CHAPTER  3: Dog/Cat Breeds and Their Characteristics

CHAPTER  4: Choosing a Dog or Cat

CHAPTER  5: Companion Birds

CHAPTER  6: Companion Reptiles and Amphibians

CHAPTER  7: Companion Rodents, Ferrets, and Lagomorphs

CHAPTER  8: Companion Horses

CHAPTER  9: Feeding and Nutrition of Cats and Dogs

CHAPTER  10: Anatomy and Physiology of Cats and Dogs

CHAPTER  11: Reproductive Biology of Dogs and Cats

CHAPTER  12: Companion Animal Behavior and Social Structure

CHAPTER  13: Care, Management, and Training of Dogs and Cats

CHAPTER  14: Fitting, Grooming, and Showing Cats and Dogs

CHAPTER  15: Companion Animal Health<

CHAPTER  16: Companion Animal Geriatrics

CHAPTER  17: Parasites and Pests of Companion Animals

CHAPTER  18: Common Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures and Terms

CHAPTER  19: Records and Case Histories

CHAPTER  20: Career Opportunities Associated with Companion Animals

CHAPTER  21: Business/Financial Aspects of the Companion AnimalEnterprise

CHAPTER  22: Kennel/Cattery Design and Management

CHAPTER  23: Pet Sitting, Pet Motels, and Other Boarding Arrangements

CHAPTER  24: Therapeutic and Service Uses of Companion Animals

CHAPTER  25: Animals in Biomedical Research

CHAPTER  26: Managing Unwanted Companion Animals

CHAPTER  27: Trends/Future of Companion Animals and Related Functions

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C