In Defence of Dogs

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Penguin Books, 2012 - Dogs - 324 pages
An authoritative exploration of what dogs are, what makes them tick and what they would ask us for if only they knew how.

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User Review  - bell7 - LibraryThing

John Bradshaw, dog owner and biologist, breaks down what we know of dogs scientifically to explain their behavior, learning, emotions, senses, and more. This book doesn't address dog training per se ... Read full review

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User Review  - alexann - LibraryThing

John Bradshaw has written a rather interesting distillation of many scientific experiments dealing with how dogs think, what they can learn, how to best train them, etc. He specifically debunks the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

John Bradshaw is a biologist who founded and directs the world-renowned Anthrozoology Institute, based at the University of Bristol. He has been studying the behaviour of domestic dogs and their owners for over 25 years, and is the author of many scientific articles, research papers and reviews, which have not only shed new light on the dog's abilities and needs, but have also changed the way that dogs are understood and cared for all over the world.

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