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- Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones (2015)
- Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog (2005)
- Canine Behavior: A Photo Illustrated Handbook (2008)
- Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions (2018)
- The Dog’s Mind: Understanding Your Dog’s Behavior (Howell Reference Books) (1992)
- Beware of the Dog: Positive Solutions for Aggressive Behavior in Dogs (2016)
- Low Stress Handling Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats: Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits (2009)
- Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition (2016)
- From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias (2018)
- The Dog Behavior Problem Solver: Step-by-Step Positive Training Techniques to Correct More than 20 Problem Behaviors (2015)
- Three Dimensional Dog: A Unified Theory of Canine Behavior (2015)
Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones (2015)
“Although this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons. Decoding Your Dog will be a valuable addition to the library of any small-animal practitioner or dog owner.” –Angela Bockelman, DVM, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups.
Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog (2005)
Ever wish you could talk to your dog? With this bible of canine body language you can learn to read him! Well-organized, loaded with photos and detailed explanations, it helps you interpret your dog’s emotions and, indeed, thoughts.
Reading canine body language is an important part of living and working with dogs. These outstanding photos and detailed explanations will improve dog-reading skills for canine professionals as well as enthusiasts. Bonus! The ebook version is in full color. #176,739 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1390 in Fauna #1050 in Dog Care #1482 in Biology of Animals Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions (2018)
Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions provides readers with a better understanding of canine science, including evolutionary concepts, ethograms, brain structures and development, sensory perspectives, the science of emotions, social structure, and the natural history of the species. The book also analyzes relationships between humans and dogs and how the latter has evolved.
“Quite simply this is an excellent book. It is well-written, with snatches of dry humour. It should be mandatory reading for anybody who keeps a dog or has intentions of so doing.” -R. W. F. Poole, Daily TelegraphHow do dogs perceive the world about them? How do they see, hear, learn, relate to their owners?
Here is your road map to evaluating, managing and modifying aggressive behavior in pet dogs. Beware of the Dog offers a wide-ranging look at all types of aggression and the way these troublesome behaviors develop. It explains the latest protocols for evaluating and dealing with the problems of aggressive dogs from classical conditioning to operant conditioning, and prescribes management strategies that really work.
Low Stress Handling Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats: Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits (2009)
Dr. Sophia Yin, author of the Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook, is a veterinarian, applied animal behaviorist, author, and speaker. Her passion for animals and their proper handling and restraint led her to spend hundreds of hours on this project – a new book and instructional DVD set focused on the most humane techniques that reduce stress for people and pets.
This is the first book to collate and synthesize the recent burgeoning primary research literature on dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition.
From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias (2018)
Almost every dog owner has a pet who suffers from fear, anxiety, and stress (FAS). They are the underlying cause of many concerning behaviors such as excessive barking, aggression, destructive behaviors, and house-soiling. They are also the source for deterioration of the human-animal bond, and can make a trip to the veterinarian, pet groomer, or boarding facility miserable for pet and owner alike.
The Dog Behavior Problem Solver: Step-by-Step Positive Training Techniques to Correct More than 20 Problem Behaviors (2015)
Life with a dog can bring companionship, fun, and joy. Life with a badly behaved dog can bring frustration and heartbreak. Behavior problems are often cited as the main reason for owners’ abandoning their dogs to shelters and surrendering them to rescues, but many of a dog’s problems can be resolved by a caring owner who’s willing to devote a little time to positive training.
Three Dimensional Dog is a full-color, easy-to-understand exploration of the canine mind that answers the ultimate question, “Why did my dog just do that?”Through this journey we discover that everything a dog does, thinks, and feels is part of a larger, connected system of behavior; a system that unfolds logically over time, like a story with a beginning, middle, and end.What is revealed is a rational, child-like intelligence on a desperate search for connection within secure relationships.Dogs…
Best Dog Behavior Books Worth Your Attention
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Making Dogs Happy: A Guide To How They Think, What They Do (and Don’t) Want, and Getting to “Good Dog!” Behavior
Author(s): Melissa Starling, Paul McGreevy
ID: 2533109, Publisher: The Experiment, LLC, Year: 2019, Size: 28 Mb, Format: pdf
Meet Your Dog: The Game-Changing Guide to Understanding Your Dog's Behavior
Author(s): Kim Brophey, Jason Hewitt, Raymond Coppinger
ID: 2226299, Publisher: Chronicle Books, Year: 2018, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf
Meet your dog: the game-changing guide for understanding your dog's behavior
Author(s): Brophey, Kim
ID: 2688145, Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC, Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub
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