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Why Does My Dog Act That Way? A Complete Guide to Your Dog's Personality

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ISBN-10: 0743277074

ISBN-13: 9780743277075

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stanley Coren

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We've shared our lives with dogs for thousands of years, but they still act in ways that baffle us. To help us understand them better, Dr. Stanley Coren, the undisputed expert on dog behavior, intelligence, and training, tells the story of how dogs evolved over time into the myriad forms and breeds we love today. Not simply domesticated wolves, dogs are actually much more complex than wild canines; their ability to adapt to a man-made world is far more flexible, their personalities far more diverse. Fascinating findings reveal which breeds were bred to become more dominant, affectionate, cooperative, or even dangerous. This practical, surprising book also presents -- for the first time --…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 12/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Personality and Temperament: Predicting What Lassie Will Do Next
Creating Dogs
Not a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
A Mirror in Fur
The Personalities of Dog Breeds
Testing a Dog's Personality
The Dog Behavior Inventory
Creating a Superdog
Socialization and the Superdog
How Environment Shapes the Superdog
Creating Monsters
Heroic Hounds
Why Do Dogs Help?
Personality Profiles of Individual Breeds
Selected Bibliography