How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
Publication Date: May 2011
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From renowned anthrozoologist Dr. John Bradshaw comes a clear-headed examination of how the latest scientific research on dog behavior can improve our relationships with our canine companions.
John Bradshaw is the Waltham Director of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol and the founder of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Southampton. He has studied human-animal interactions for over twenty-five years and is the author of numerous academic papers on the subject. He lives in Southampton, England. Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred titles to his credit. He has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The War That Killed Achilles by Caroline Alexander and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. As a professional actor, Michael has performed regularly since 1998 with the Peterborough Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is currently a professor of theater at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he lives with his wife, Jane, and two daughters, Camilla and Chloe (when they are not away at college). He has a particular interest in Shakespeare and Eastern European theater and travels frequently to Hungary and Romania.
Animal behaviorist John Bradshaw has spent much of his career debunking bad advice given to dog owners. His new book Dog Sense details what pet owners should expect from their dogs â�� and what their dogs should expect in return from their owners. More at NPR.org
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"A lovely and clear-headed book on all things dog---emotion, mind, and breed. John Bradshaw's authority and experience are matched by the thoughtfulness and humanity of his writing. Read this before you bring a dog into your life." ---Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog
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