Dog skeleton. Fibrous, cartilaginous and synovial joints.
2. Main disorders by system
Joint osteochondrosis. Shoulder and stifle.
Vertebral disorders. Spondyloarthrosis, herniation and luxation.
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease.
Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (RACL).
Acute and chronic kidney disease.
Urinary calculi. Urethral obstruction.
The oestrus cycle of the bitch.
Neutering in males and females.
Most frequent types of dystocia in dogs.
Ovarian diseases. Cysts and neoplasms.
Vaginal hyperplasia and prolapse.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Brachycephalic syndrome. Surgical treatment.
Congenital heart diseases.
Acquired valvular disease. Congestive heart failure (CHF).
Pneumothorax and pleural effusion.
Diabetes mellitus in dogs.
Hyperadrenocorticism. Cushing’s syndrome.
Hypoadrenocorticisim. Addison’s disease.
Hypothyroidism in dogs.
Skin and integumentary system
Skin structures in dogs.
Ectoparasites. Fleas and ticks.
Types of mange.
Fungal and yeast infections.
Pyotraumatic dermatitis. Hot spots.
Impetigo and juvenile cellulitis.
Dental anatomy of the dog. Deciduous and permanent teeth.
Main diseases of the oesophagus.
Gastric dilation and volvulus syndrome.
Gastrointestinal foreign bodies.
Most common intestinal parasites in dogs.
Pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Structures of the eye.
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS)
Degeneration of the lens. Cataracts.
Eyelid and eyelash disorders.
Central and peripheral and autonomic nervous system.
Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS).
Peripheral and central vestibular syndrome.
Filariasis. Heartworm disease.
Infectious diseases transmitted by ticks.
Babesiosis, ehrlichiosis and Lyme disease.
Kennel cough. Infectious tracheobronchitis.
Problems caused by grass awns. Removal by means of crocodile forceps.
How to administer drugs.
Behaviour and management
Usual postures in dogs.
Handling and care of newborn puppies.
Each of the illustrations is thought to help in the different fields and specialties of canine clinical medicine. That is why this atlas has been structured by systems and shows many of the most common diseases in dogs. The clarity and precision of the drawings, thought to facilitate and reduce the time spent on explanations to the owner, turn this atlas into another useful clinical tool.
Alberto Barneto Carmona
He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid in 1989. His professional career started the same year at the Ginzo de Limia Veterinary Clinic (Madrid), as part of a team of four veterinary surgeons. Almost simultaneously, he started collaborating in the field of surgery with several veterinary clinics in Madrid. He currently is the co-owner of the Ayavet Veterinary Clinic (Boadilla del Monte, Madrid).
He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Companion Animal Veterinary Association of Madrid (AMVAC) for 4 years.
He has published several articles in technical magazines, has participated as a speaker in conferences and has collaborated professionally with several veterinary clinics.