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User Review  - auntieknickers - LibraryThing

This book was quite helpful in understanding a little bit more about my wild and crazy English Springer Spaniel. Supposedly his breed's intelligence is in the second rank (still quite bright but not ... Read full review

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

I probably should have read this book 13 years ago when we first acquired my border collie, Gypsy. As Coren repeatedly mentions border collies are one of the most intelligent dogs. But that very ... Read full review

THE INTELLIGENCE OF DOGS: Canine Consciousness and Capabilities

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Everyone thinks that their own dog is brilliant. Coren has written an intriguing study that will help dog owners to gauge realistically their own dog's intelligence. After discussing the evolution of ... Read full review

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User Review  - snash - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book in the beginning but the second half was a struggle. Those parts on historical attitudes towards dog's intelligence, and dog evolution were interesting. Then there were parts ... Read full review

The intelligence of dogs: canine consciousness and capabilities

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

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. 

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User Review  - dobermantalk - LibraryThing

Stanley Coren has written many amazing books, and this one is a good one to start with. caitrei Read full review


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