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Dog Sense : How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
by John Bradshaw


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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 human-animal interactions, and in Dog Sense he uses the latest scientific research to show how humans can live in harmony with--not just dominion over-- their four-legged friends. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465053742
  • ISBN-10: 0465053742
  • Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 324
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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