Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog

Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog

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The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume. Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied. qGenetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date. Anyone interested in breeding, training, or canine behavior must own this€”Wayne Hunthausen, D.V.M., Director of Animal Behavior Consultations qThis pioneering research on dog behavioral genetics is a timeless classic for all serious students of ethology and canine€”Dr. Michael Fox, Senior Advisor to the President, The Humane Society of the United States qA major authoritative work. . . . Immensely rewarding reading for anyone concerned with€”Times Literary Supplement qThe last comprehensive study [of dog behavior] was concluded more than thirty years ago, when John Paul Scott and John L. Fuller published their seminal work Genetics and the Social Behavior of the€”Mark Derr, The Atlantic Monthly qGenetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is essential reading for anyone involved in the breeding of dogs. No breeder can afford to ignore the principles of proper socialization first discovered and articulated in this landmark study.q-The Monks of New Skete, authors of How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend and the video series Raising Your Dog with the Monks of New Skete.dogs were first developed on that continent, they can only have been domesticated from jackals, since jackal species are ... wild dogs is much more remote, tracing back to a common ancestor in the Oligocene, some twenty million years ago.

Title:Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog
Author:John Paul Scott, John L. Fuller
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2012-07-10


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