The Dog's Mind: Understanding Your Dog's Behavior

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Wiley, Oct 14, 1992 - Pets - 201 pages
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"Quite simply this is an excellent book. It is well-written, with snatches of dry humour. It should be mandatory reading for anybody who keeps a dog or has intentions of so doing." —R. W. F. Poole, Daily Telegraph

How do dogs perceive the world about them? How do they see, hear, learn, relate to their owners? How large are their brains, what is their emotional makeup? Why do they suffer from stress and how can it be coped with? Over the last few years a substantial body of knowledge has been built up about the psychology of dog behavior. Combining more than twenty years of practical experience as a veterinary clinician with a personal knowledge and understanding of the latest international research, Dr. Bruce Fogle has written the most inclusive and relevant book on how the canine mind works.

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User Review  - Mark_Oszoli - LibraryThing

This is one of the very first books I got about dog behavior. The book is both scientific and entertaining. It covers a little bit of obedience training at the end but it is mostly concerned about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - craigkay - LibraryThing

I found this book to be an excellent and indispensable resource on how best to communicate with your dog. The author is a devoted canine-lover but acknowledges that behavioral cues in the primate ... Read full review


Chapter Two The Brain
Chapter Four Hormones and the Mind
Chapter Six Early Learning Maternal and Peer

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Bruce Fogle, D.V.M., M.R.C.V.S, is a practicing veterinarian and lectures internationally at veterinary colleges on animal behavior. He has written several books on the behavioral problems of pets, including The Cat's Mind.

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