In a conversational Q&A format, a leading dog expert answers the most commonly asked questions about how dogs think and act.
Do dogs dream? Can they recognize themselves in the mirror or understand what they’re seeing on television? Are they more intelligent than cats? People have a great curiosity - and many misunderstandings - about how dogs think, act, and perceive the world. They also wonder about the social and emotional lives of dogs. Stanley Coren brings decades of scientific research on dogs to bear in his unprecedented foray into the inner lives of our canine companions, dispelling many common myths in the process. In a conversational Q&A format with illustrations, Coren answers approximately 75 questions often asked of him during his nearly 50-year career as a dog researcher, combining the authority of an expert with the engaging delivery of a guest at a cocktail party.
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There's been a lot published lately that sheds new light on the psychology of canines. This one too is entertaining and educational. The author delves into puzzling phenomena that dog masters surely must wonder about. For example: why don't dogs react to images of themselves in the mirror, or to other dogs on tv?
Even though I have had dogs for decades, and worked with a professional trainer for much of the time training my dogs to accomplish their genetic gifts, I learned more from this collection of information than I ever knew before. In fact, it was so comprehensive that I stuck with it despite the somewhat high pitched nasal voice of the narrator. (CLMW)
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