This is a text and reference book on surgery of the dog for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine. Twenty-four authors contribute thirty-one chapters on a wide variety of topics including anatomy, physiology, surgical principles. sterile technic, preoperative and postoperative care, surgery of the various systems and fractures. Diagnosis of the various conditions requiring surgical treatment is well covered, and there are many photographs of lesions. This book will probably be of some help to medical research scientists who use dogs.