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Dog sense : how the new science of dog behavior can make you a better friend to your pet

Author: John Bradshaw
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
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"Dogs have been mankind's faithful companions for tens of thousands of years, yet today they are regularly treated as either pack-following wolves or furry humans. The truth is, dogs are neither--and our misunderstanding has put them in serious crisis. What dogs really need is a spokesperson, someone who will assert their specific needs. Renowned anthrozoologist Dr. John Bradshaw has made a career of studying  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bradshaw
ISBN: 9780465019441 0465019447 9780465030033 0465030033
OCLC Number: 657595594
Description: xxiv, 324 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Where dogs came from --
How wolves became dogs --
Why dogs were--
unfortunately--
turned back into wolves --
Sticks or carrots? The science of dog training --
How puppies become pets --
Does your dog love you? --
Canine brainpower --
Emotional (un)sophistication --
A world of smells --
Problems with pedigrees --
Dogs and the future.
Responsibility: John Bradshaw.

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One of the foremost researchers of animal-human relations offers a pathbreaking analysis of dog behavior, explaining the essentials of canine psychology that all dog lovers need to know.  Read more...

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Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog "A lovely and clear-headed book on all things dog-emotion, mind, and breed. John Bradshaw's authority and experience are matched by the thoughtfulness Read more...

 
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