Dog Anatomy - A Photo Atlas, Second Editionby Heather P. Walker, Ph.D.
Author: Heather P. Walker, Ph.D.
Heather P. Walker has created an authoritative, concise, and visually appealing photo atlas for any dog anatomy course. Published for veterinary technicians, and specifically for those students having a focus on canine training, this atlas serves as a tremendous supplement to any anatomy textbook.
Combining superb illustrations and photos with clear descriptions, Walker has defined the standard for all dog anatomy atlases. Dog Anatomy: A Photo Atlas is a full-color atlas that is organized by region: cells, bones, muscles, nerves, and organ systems. Each chapter contains the following:
- Histological images
- Photographs and radiographs
Labeling, crossword puzzles, and multiple-choice type exercises are included for review and assist in reinforcing chapter material. With hundreds of dog images, this unique atlas enables students to both grasp and reinforce content understanding.
About the Author
In Dog Anatomy: A Photo Atlas, Heather P. Walker brings together the love of her dogs, Buehler and Jagr, and her passion for teaching anatomy using visual cues. Heather is a faculty member in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at Clemson University. She has a B.S. in Animal Science from Clemson University; an M.S. in Animal Science from UC-Davis, California; and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Clemson University. Heather teaches anatomy and physiology and oversees a research program investigating aggressive breast cancer in humans. In 2010, she received the Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence.