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

ISBN-10: 0465053742

ISBN-13: 9780465053742

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Bradshaw
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Description: 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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List price: $23.49
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/9/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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