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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author, psychologist, and world-renowned expert on dog behavior and training Dr. Stanley Coren presents the most informative, in-depth, fascinating book yet on dogs.

Acclaimed for its solid scientific research and entertaining, eminently accessible style, How Dogs Think gives you the insight that you need to understand the silly, quirky, and apparently irrational behaviors that dogs demonstrate, as well as those stunning flashes of brilliance and creativity that they also can display. It lets you see through a dog's eyes, hear through his ears, and even sense the world through his nose, as Coren presents a fascinating discussion of the way dogs interpret their world and their human companions, and of how they solve problems, learn, and take in new information.

How Dogs Think also answers questions about our canine companions that have puzzled many. Can dogs count? Do they have an appreciation of art or music? Can a dog learn how to do something just by watching another dog or even a person do it? Do dogs dream? What is the nature of dog personality? Which behaviors are prewired into your dog, and which can you actually change? And, can dogs actually sense future earthquakes or detect cancer?

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Critic Reviews

"This book should be widely read among dog fanciers, from pet owners to professionals. Highly recommended." ( Library Journal)

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T book was extremely informative at times it seemed to be a little long-winded but it was due to the fact they were telling stories in order to dramatize the information being given..

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perfect!

the best I've read so far regarding the minds if dogs looking forward to reading more by the same author

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title is misleasing

its an anatomy book for humans dogs hprses etc wasted my money....bla bla bla bla 20 words bla bla blabla 20 words bla bla bla

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  • pongwiffy1991
  • 09-30-18

Brilliant

Great book. So informative and uses scientific studies to back up statements. Good for per who know nothing about dogs and people who know a lot.