skip to content
Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know

Author: Alexandra Horowitz
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Scribner trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Horowitz
ISBN: 1416583432 : 9781416583431
OCLC Number: 519249129
Notes: Includes an interview with the author.
Description: xii, 352, [11] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prelude --
A prefatory note on the dog, training, and owners --
Calling a dog "the dog" --
Training dogs --
The dog and his owner --
Umwelt : from the dog's point of nose --
Take my raincoat : please --
A tick's view of the world --
Putting our umwelt caps on --
The meaning of things --
Asking dogs --
Dog kisses --
Dogologist --
Belonging to the house --
How to make a dog : step-by-step instructions --
How wolves become dogs --
Unwolfy --
And then our eyes met- --
Fancy dogs --
The one difference between breeds --
Animals with an asterisk --
Canis unfamiliaris --
Making your dog --
Sniff --
Sniffers --
The nose nose --
The vomeronasal nose --
The brave smell of a stone --
The smelly ape --
You showed fear --
The smell of disease --
The smell of a dog --
Leaves and grass --
Brambish and brunky --
Mute --
Out loud --
dog-eared --
The opposite of mute --
Whimpers, growls, squeaks, and chuckles --
Woof --
Body and tail --
Inadvertent and intent --
Dog-eyed --
Eyes of the ball-holder --
Go get the ball! --
Go get the green ball! Go get the green bouncing ball- on the TV! --
Visual umwelt --
Seen by a dog --
The eyes of a child --
The attention of animals --
Mutual gaze --
Gaze following --
Attention-getting --
Showing --
Manipulating attention --
Canine anthropologists --
Dog's psychic powers deconstructed --
Reading us --
All about you --
Noble mind --
Dog smarts --
Learning from others --
Puppy see, puppy do --
more human than bird --
Theory of mind --
Theory of dog mind --
Playing into mind --
What happened to the Chihuahua --
Non-human --
Inside of a dog --
What a dog knows --
What it is like --
You had me at hello --
Bondables --
Touching animals --
At hello --
The dance --
The bond effect --
The importance of mornings --
Go for a "smell walk" --
Train thoughtfully --
Allow for his dogness --
Consider the source --
Give him something to do --
Play with him --
Look again --
Spy on him --
Don't bathe your dog every day --
Read the dog's tells --
Pet friendly --
Get a mutt --
Anthropomorphize with umwelt in mind.
Responsibility: Alexandra Horowitz.

Abstract:

What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/519249129>
library:oclcnum"519249129"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/519249129>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st Scribner trade pbk. ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2009"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2010"
schema:description"Prelude -- A prefatory note on the dog, training, and owners -- Calling a dog "the dog" -- Training dogs -- The dog and his owner -- Umwelt : from the dog's point of nose -- Take my raincoat : please -- A tick's view of the world -- Putting our umwelt caps on -- The meaning of things -- Asking dogs -- Dog kisses -- Dogologist -- Belonging to the house -- How to make a dog : step-by-step instructions -- How wolves become dogs -- Unwolfy -- And then our eyes met- -- Fancy dogs -- The one difference between breeds -- Animals with an asterisk -- Canis unfamiliaris -- Making your dog -- Sniff -- Sniffers -- The nose nose -- The vomeronasal nose -- The brave smell of a stone -- The smelly ape -- You showed fear -- The smell of disease -- The smell of a dog -- Leaves and grass -- Brambish and brunky -- Mute -- Out loud -- dog-eared -- The opposite of mute -- Whimpers, growls, squeaks, and chuckles -- Woof -- Body and tail -- Inadvertent and intent -- Dog-eyed -- Eyes of the ball-holder -- Go get the ball! -- Go get the green ball! Go get the green bouncing ball- on the TV! -- Visual umwelt -- Seen by a dog -- The eyes of a child -- The attention of animals -- Mutual gaze -- Gaze following -- Attention-getting -- Showing -- Manipulating attention -- Canine anthropologists -- Dog's psychic powers deconstructed -- Reading us -- All about you -- Noble mind -- Dog smarts -- Learning from others -- Puppy see, puppy do -- more human than bird -- Theory of mind -- Theory of dog mind -- Playing into mind -- What happened to the Chihuahua -- Non-human -- Inside of a dog -- What a dog knows -- What it is like -- You had me at hello -- Bondables -- Touching animals -- At hello -- The dance -- The bond effect -- The importance of mornings -- Go for a "smell walk" -- Train thoughtfully -- Allow for his dogness -- Consider the source -- Give him something to do -- Play with him -- Look again -- Spy on him -- Don't bathe your dog every day -- Read the dog's tells -- Pet friendly -- Get a mutt -- Anthropomorphize with umwelt in mind."
schema:description"What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796512059>
schema:genre"Nonfiction."
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know"
schema:numberOfPages"352"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.