The Intelligence Of Dogs

Author: Stanley Coren
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743280873
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A revised edition of the best-selling reference on canine psychology incorporates the latest scientific findings and interviews with top breeders and trainers to enable dog lovers to evaluate a pet's intelligence, read dog body language, and adapt a training program suited to an animal's specific needs. By the author of How Dogs Think. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Clever Dog

Author: Ryan O'Meara
Editor: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845843452
Size: 10,69 MB
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For dog lovers and self-development enthusiasts, a compendium of life lessons, taught by the most successful domestic animal of all time ... man's best friend, the dog.

The Truth About Dogs

Author: Stephen Budiansky
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1474603572
Size: 17,38 MB
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Stephen Budiansky holds that virtually everything previously written about dogs is either wrong or misguided. Instead he maintains that to understand the true nature of dogs we need to stop interpreting their behaviour in the human terms of loyalty and betrayal. The truth is far more complex and surprising. The Dog Genome Project is currently laying the groundwork for identifying the genetic basis of why our dogs behave in the way they do. Other research investigates canine intelligence, and some remarkable experiments reveal what dogs can and cannot see. Budiansky brings together the disciplines of behavioural science, genetics, neuroscience and archaeology to show us how wrong we have been about man's best friend.

About Dogs

Author: Nicolae Sfetcu
Editor: Nicolae Sfetcu
ISBN:
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Dog anatomy, breeding, breeds, equipment, health, law, monuments, organizations, related professions and professionals, shows and showing, sports, training and behavior, types, working dogs. Dogs in popular culture, famous dogs, fictional dogs, films. The dog is a canine mammal of the Order Carnivora. Dogs were first domesticated from wolves at least 12,000 years ago but perhaps as long as 150,000 years ago based on recent genetic fossil evidence and DNA evidence. In this time, the dog has developed into hundreds of breeds with a great degree of variation. This guide details the dog anatomy, breeding, breeds, equipment, health, law, monuments, organizations, related professions and professionals, shows and showing, dog sports, training and behavior, dog types, working dogs, as well as dogs in popular culture, famous dogs, fictional dogs, films about dogs, dogs as pets, and many other related aspects.

Terrier Centric Dog Training

Author: Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell
Editor: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1617811068
Size: 15,58 MB
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All kinds of dogs have a number of hard-wired traits bred into them. Hounds love to follow their noses, Retrievers love to fetch and Herding dogs love to herd. With few exceptions, these are pretty harmless activities and don't stand in the way of training. Terriers, however, were bred to hunt and kill vermin independently, digging underground and barking excitedly, almost impervious to pain. Let's see...just a few challenges to overcome in training: strong prey drive, independence, feistiness, digging, barking, the list goes on. In Terrier-Centric Dog Training, author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell takes up the challenge to help terrier owners train their dogs by making sure they understand the instincts bred into terriers and what the most effective training and management techniques are to use when working with a "natural born killer." You can train your terrier, but just don't let him loose off-leash in a park full of squirrels!

Is Your Pet Psychic

Author: Richard Webster
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738701936
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What is your pet thinking? Cats who predict earthquakes, dogs who improve marriages, and horses who can add and subtract-animals have long been known to possess amazing talents. Now you can experience for yourself the innate psychic abilities of your pet with "Is Your Pet Psychic?" Learn to exchange ideas with your pet that will enhance your relationship in many ways. Transmit and receive thoughts when you''re at a distance, help lost pets find their way home, even communicate with pets who are deceased. Whether your animal walks, flies, or swims, it is possible to establish a psychic bond and a more meaningful relationship. This book is full of instructions, as well as true case studies from past and present. Read the amazing psychic abilities of real-life petsAssess the level of your pet''s psychic abilitiesPractice telepathic communication with your pet and other living thingsExplore animal ghosts and how you can remain in contact with your pet after deathFor owners of cats, dogs, horses, and other animals

Handbook Of Applied Dog Behavior And Training Adaptation And Learning

Author: Steven R. Lindsay
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118697030
Size: 20,19 MB
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Twenty-five years of study and experience went into the making ofthis one-of-a-kind reference. Veterinarians, animal scientists, dogowners, trainers, consultants, and counsellors will find this booka benchmark reference and handbook concerning positive, humanemanagement and control of dogs. Reflecting the author's extensive work with dogs, this bookpromises thorough explanations of topics, and proven behaviouralstrategies that have been designed, tested, and used by the author.More than 50 figures and tables illustrate this unique andsignificant contribution to dog behaviour, training, andlearning.

Dog I Q Test

Author: Ronald A. Barnes
Editor: New Global Publishing
ISBN: 0978560922
Size: 17,52 MB
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Dog IQ Test is a practical way for dog owners to evaluate the ability and potential of their dogs. The tests are designed to simulate a game situation while providing useful information that will allow dog owners to learn different ways to improve their dogs mental ability, quality of life and to deepen the loving relationship that already exists.

Inside Of A Dog

Author: Alexandra Horowitz
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847379575
Size: 14,68 MB
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As an unabashed dog lover, Alexandra Horowitz is naturally curious about what her dog thinks and what she knows. As a cognitive scientist she is intent on understanding the minds of animals who cannot say what they know or feel. This is a fresh look at the world of dogs -- from the dog's point of view. The book introduces the reader to the science of the dog -- their perceptual and cognitive Abilities -- and uses that introduction to draw a picture of what it might be like to bea dog. It answers questions no other dog book can -- such as: What is a dog's sense of time? Does she miss me? Want friends? Know when she's been bad? Horowitz's journey, and the insights she uncovered from studying her own dog, Pumpernickel, allowed her to understand her dog better, and appreciate her more through that understanding. The reader will be able to do the same with their own dog. This is not another dog training book. Instead, Inside of a Dogwill allow dog owners to look at their pets' behaviour in a different, and revealing light, enabling them to understand their dogs and enjoy their relationship even more.

Right Dog For You

Author: Daniel F. Tortora
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 067147247X
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A leading animal psychiatrist reviews the physical, behavioral, and temperamental qualities for 123 breeds and outlines a step-by-step procedure for selecting a dog that matches the potential owner's personality and lifestyle