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The intelligence of dogs: canine consciousness and capabilities

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The author, a research psychologist and dog trainer, has drawn heavily on both disciplines to present the natural history of dogs and theories about their minds. He outlines the three factors ... Read full review

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Information on the Pharaoh Hound is incorrect. DNA testing has proven this breed of dog is not ancient is really a modern breed. The Pharaoh Hound—and similar Mediterranean breeds—are all native to Southern European countries, owned by farmers and used for hunting rabbits in a style that is distinctly Roman—it appears this very real history is not enough for some people who need a fictionalized and more romantic past. 

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - D. - Goodreads

Published 1994 and very, very outdated. Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Interesting and easy to read (not too scientific). I appreciate that Coren broke it up into different types of intelligence and also that he gives readers tests for our own dogs. Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Vivian - Goodreads

Superb excellent book which gives an insight to the dogs world, how they think and react, and their life stages. This is a must have for anyone who has a dog or is planning on getting a dog or is interested in dogs. Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

Every prospective dog owner should read this book. It is very informative and provides everything you need to know in order to make a choice about the breed of dog that you will be bringing into your ... Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Timothy - Goodreads

How smart is your dog? Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I liked this book, but it was more background research than actual applicable training techniques. The little tests were fun to do with the dog, but overall I feel like this book just skims the surface of dog behaviour. Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Vickie T - Goodreads

Very quick read with some good tips for making your dog do what you want her to do. Read full review

Review: The Intelligence of Dogs: A Guide to the Thoughts, Emotions, and Inner Lives of Our Canine Companions

User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

I like the detailed stories and information about what dog intelligence looks like and how to help dogs learn better. The rankings and testing techniques were interesting and helpful. His language ... Read full review


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