Dog Anatomy – A Photo Atlas

by 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
  • Diagrams
  • Illustrations
  • Photographs and radiographs

Labeling, crossword puzzles, and multiple-choice 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.


Table of Contents

  1. Cells, Tissue and the Integument
  2. Bones, Osseous Tissue and the Skeleton
  3. Muscle Tissues and Skeletal Muscle
  4. Central Nervous System and Sensory Organs
  5. Blood and the Cardiovascular System
  6. Airways, Lungs and the Respiratory System
  7. GI Tract and the Digestive System
  8. Kidney, Bladder and the Urinary System
  9. Endocrine Glands and Reproductive Organs

Sample Chapter


Sample Questions


Procedural Videos

Videos available:

  • Canine cephalic vein intravenous catheter placement
  • Canine Modified Robert Jones bandage
  • Canine blood collection (jugular)
  • Canine subcutaneous injection
  • Canine Intramuscular injection
  • Canine Physical Exam
  • Canine and Feline oral med
See the full list of videos.

About the Author

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.


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