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Dog Behavior (Owner's Guides to a Happy, Healthy Pet)

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Publisher Comments:

Is your dog trying to tell you something? The better you understand your dog, the better your relationship will be. Learn how your dog thinks, how it learns and how your dog communicates, both with you and with other dogs. Written for the pet owner, this book explains how a dog's perceptions and desires result in its conduct. Best of all, by understanding what makes your dog tick, you'll learn how to socialize and train your dog to be the companion that you want. Modifying a dog's behavior isn't hard, it's simply a question of reinforcing the behavior that you desire. By using the proven techniques described in this book, you can teach your dog to be the model companion.

Synopsis:

Explains how dogs think, learn, and communicate, discusses the best methods for training and socializing a dog, and addresses behavioral problems.

Synopsis:

Dr. Ian Dunbar, renowned dog trainer and behaviorist, explains how dogs think, how dogs learn, and why they act the way they do. Dog owners who understand these issues can better train their dogs and develop a closer relationship with their pets.

About the Author

Veterinarian, author and animal behaviorist, DR. IAN DUNBAR is the Director od SIRIUS Puppy Training and Founder of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Ian Hosts his own popular television series in England, ""Dogs with Dunbar."" He lives in California with his son Jamie, two dogs and a cat.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Thinking Dog.

1. Instinct.

2. The Dog's Body.

3. The Dog's Intellect.

4. Learning Dog.

PART TWO: Behaving Dog.

5. Socialization.

6. Play.

7. Communication.

8. Social Behavior.

9. Sexual Behavior.

PART THREE: Misbehaving Dog.

10. Misbehavior?

11. Behaving Badly.

12. About Fighting and Biting.

PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.

13. Recommended Reading and Watching.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876052365
Subtitle:
An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Author:
Dunbar, Ian
Publisher:
Howell Book House
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Dogs - General
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Dogs - Breeds
Subject:
Dogs -- Behavior.
Subject:
Pet Care;Dogs
Subject:
Pets; Dog breeds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Owner's Guides to a Happy, Healthy Pet
Series Volume:
160
Publication Date:
19961125
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photographs
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.31 in

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Dr. Ian Dunbar, renowned dog trainer and behaviorist, explains how dogs think, how dogs learn, and why they act the way they do. Dog owners who understand these issues can better train their dogs and develop a closer relationship with their pets.
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