What’s it About?
This book provides a highly scientific yet easily accessible guide to the locomotion of dogs. Based on the results of the largest ever study of its kind, involving over 300 dogs and 32 breeds, it offers new and exciting insights into the motion sequence of dogs. Beautifully illustrated, the dog anatomy comes to life and it is clear to see the way in which the skeleton, muscles and locomotion fit together. The book comes with an accompanying code allows you digitally access over 400 movies, X- ray movies and 3D animations demonstrating the variety and uniformity of dog locomotion with unparalleled precision and clarity.
About the Author
Dr. Martin S. Fischer is a professor at the Institute of Systematic Zoology and Evolutionary Biology with Phyletic museum at the Friedrich- Schiller University in Jena, Germany. Both he and, Dr Karin E. Lilje from Switzerland, were the leading researchers in the largest scale study ever carried out on the subject of locomotion in dogs.
Published 2011 Verband fur das Deutsche Hundewesen