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Adam's Task Calling Animals by Name

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ISBN-10: 1602390029

ISBN-13: 9781602390027

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vicki Hearne, Donald McCaig, Karen Joy Fowler

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Have you ever watched a horse flick her tail or had a dog greet you at your door and known in your heart that the animal was exhibiting something more than simple instinctual responses? If so, you must read this book. In it Vicki Hearne asserts that animals that interact with humans are more intelligent than we assume. In fact, they are capable of developing an understanding of "the good," a moral code that influences their motives and actions. Hearne's thorough studies led her to adopt a new system of animal training that contradicts modern animal behavioral research, but--as her examples show--is astonishingly effective. Hearne's theories will make every trainer, animal psychologist, and…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.00" wide x 5.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Donald McCaig was born in Butte, Montana in 1940. He received a BA in philosophy from Montana State University in 1963 and completed postgraduate studies in shepherding and sheepdogs. He won the Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction for Jacob's Ladder and Canaan. His other works include Rhett Butler's People and Ruth's Journey, which were both authorized by the Margaret Mitchell estate. He also writes about his experience raising sheepdogs in Mr. and Mrs. Dog: Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies.

Jane Austen(17751817) lived in and wrote about Regency, England. Four of her novels were published during her lifetime. Karen Joy Fowler, a PEN/Faulkner and Dublin IMPAC nominee, is the author of The Jane Austen Book Cluband other novels.

New Introduction
Preface to the 1994 Edition
By Way of Explanation
A Walk with Washoe: How Far Can We Go?
How to say "Fetch!"
Tracking Dogs, Sensitive Horses and the Traces of Speech
Crazy Horses
Horses in Partnership with Time
Calling Animals by Name
The Sound of Kindness
Lo the American (Pit) Bull Terrier
What It Is about Cats
Rights, Autism and the Rougher Magics
Afterword
Index