What do dogs value? Why do they get so excited by their daily walks? And why may dogs of different breeds have different needs? Veterinarian, professor of animal behavior, and dog lover Dr. Paul McGreevy answers these questions and many more. He takes readers on a walk in the paws of manas best friend to illuminate the challenges and confusions faced by dogs in the modern world. Filled with humor, easy-to-follow instructions, and memorable characters (including aUncle Wolfa and aFeral Cheryla), A Modern Dogas Life will help you better understand your dog with: Insights from recent studies on how dogs see, smell, and experience the world Explanations of canine behavior, with over 40 photos of dogs in action Tips on everything from petting dogs to calming them at the vetas User-friendly training techniques that build skills gradually and keep dogs motivated Dr. McGreevy offers an exciting new approach to training a dog: By acting as a alife coachaarather than an aalpha doga or aparentaaand by reimagining atraininga as a fun opportunity for you and your dog to grow closer and learn new skills, you can greatly improve your dogas quality of lifeaand teach good behavior at the same time.... has been used to put humans in touch with one another, and now perhaps ita#39;s time for our dogs to hook-up, too (see, ... on a lap; vets were largely trained as physicians for horses and production animals, and pet food meant dog biscuits.
|Title||:||A Modern Dog’s Life|
|Publisher||:||Workman Publishing - 2010-05-18|