The Domestic Dog (Paperback)

Its Evolution, Behaviour and Interactions with People

By James Serpell (Editor), Priscilla Barrett (Editor), Priscilla Barrett (Illustrator)

Cambridge University Press, 9780521425377, 284pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 1996

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Description

Dogs have been part of human society for longer than any other domestic species. They exist in a greater variety of shapes and sizes, and they occupy a wider ecological niche, from pampered pets and faithful servants to feral scavengers. Even our attitudes to dogs seem to oscillate between extremes. On the one hand, the dog is man's best friend; on the other, it is the despised and degraded outcast.