A Modern Dog's Life

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New South, 2009 - Dogs - 320 pages
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Written with clarity and humour, A Modern Dog's Life offers a new approach to owning and training a dog, drawing on the latest research on dog behaviour and the author's expertise as a vet and animal behaviourist to explain why dogs behave they way they do. The book explores the challenges faced by modern dogs (and their owners) while exploring what motivates dogs,how to train them effectively, and how to meet their needs for fun and exercise. It will appeal to every dog owner, vet, trainer or breeder genuinely interested in dogs and wanting to understand why they behave the way they do.

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About the author (2009)

Paul McGreevy, PhD, MRCVS, has worked with and studied animals professionally for more than 20 years. He is an associate professor at the University of Sydney s Faculty of Veterinary Science, where his research focuses on the behavior and welfare of dogs and horses, and is the author of six books and more than 80 peer-reviewed articles on animal behavior. He is also the proud owner of three dogs: Wally, Neville, and Tinker.

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