The Genius of Dogs

The Genius of Dogs

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For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest pets In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by Brian Hare, have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. This dog genius revolution is transforming how we live and work with our canine friends, including how we train them. Does your dog feel guilt? Is she pretending she can't hear you? Does she want affectiona€”or just your sandwich? In ThAse Genius of Dogs, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods lay out what discoveries at the Duke Canine Cognition Lab and other research facilities around the world are revealing about how your dog thinks and how we humans can have even deeper relationships with our best four-legged friends.Physically, dogs vary more than any other species on earth, so you might think that a Chihuahua and a Saint Bernard would ... For example, think of all the different coat colors and textures of dogs, from the dreadlocks of the komondor to the tight curls of a poodle. ... She found that there are two types of tests: a cheek swab, which looks at the DNA in saliva and costs around $60 to $80, and a blood draw, anbsp;...

Title:The Genius of Dogs
Author:Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods
Publisher:Penguin - 2013-02-05


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