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Domestic Dog Its Evolution, Behaviour and Interactions with People

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ISBN-10: 0521425379

ISBN-13: 9780521425377

Edition: 1995

Authors: James Serpell, Priscilla Barrett

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This book seeks to expose the real dog beneath the popular stereotypes, and provide a comprehensive account of the domestic dog's natural history and behaviour, based on scientific and scholarly evidence.
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Book details

List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/21/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
Domestication and Evolution
Origins of the dog: domestication and early history
Evolution of working dogs
Behaviour and Behaviour Problems
Genetic aspects of dog behaviour with particular reference to working ability
Analysing breed and gender differences in behaviour
Early experience and the development of behaviour
Feeding behaviour of domestic dogs and the role of experience
Social and communication behaviour of companion dogs
The ethology and epidemiology of canine aggression
Canine behavioural therapy
Effects of owner personality and attitudes on dog behaviour
Human-Dog Interactions
Dogs as human companions: a review of the relationship
The welfare of dogs in human care
Variation in dog society: between resource dispersion and social flux?
Population biology and ecology of feral dogs in central Italy
From paragon to pariah: some reflections on human attitudes to dogs
The hair of the dog
Index