aAlthough this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons. Decoding Your Dog will be a valuable addition to the library of any small-animal practitioner or dog owner.a aAngela Bockelman, DVM, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. Dog owners face a plethora of trainers offering a bewildering variety of advice. From rewards to dominance training, from to shock collars to clickers, there are too many theories peddled by too few trained experts. Finally, the board-certified specialists of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists are here to decode how dogs think, how they communicate, and how they learn. Combining cutting-edge science with accessible and adaptable real-life examples, this is a must-have dog behavior guide showcasing the latest veterinary-approved positive training methods. Decoding Your Dog will resolve the complaints, answer the curiosities, and, ultimately, challenge the way we think about our dogs. a[The] authors nimbly craft a basic primer for grasping dogsa demeanor and in the process offer up the best life insurance policy you can buy for Fido.a aRanny Green, coauthor of Good Dogs, Bad Habits aDecoding Your Dog is an important addition to the canine canon, one that will go a long way toward increasing your understanding of your best friend.a aBarkExplaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Debra F. Horwitz ... Jumping up, therefore, is not a bid for dominance but a normal canine greeting behavior. Rowdy ... must for a young and energetic dog, but he still spends at least eight hours alone with no company and nothing to do except trash diving and counter surfing.
|Title||:||Decoding Your Dog|
|Author||:||American College of Veterinary Behaviorists|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2014-01-07|