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Being a Dog

The world from your dog's point of view

By Karen Wild

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

What's it like to be a dog? Find out with this unique book in a dog's point of view, from Karen Wild - expert in canine behaviour.

What's it like to be a dog? Find out with this unique book in a dog's point of view, from Karen Wild - expert in canine behaviour.

Imagine yourself in the mind of your dog. How would you view the world, other dogs and other animals? How would you see yourself? What would make you happy, excited, fearful or angry?

More than just a dog psychology book, this includes the latest scientific research accompanied by enlightening illustrations that give a unique insight into what it's like being a dog from the dog's perspective.

CHAPTERS:
1. Welcome to your doggy world
2. How you see and smell the world
3. Taste, touch and sound
4. Stimuli and responses
5. Puppyhood - Your growing pains
6. Emotion, character and nurture
7. You and other dogs
8. Understanding humans
9. The autumn years
10. Problems you might face

Biographical Notes

Karen Wild is a full-time, qualified dog behaviour consultant with over 17 years' experience. She is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and an Associate Member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780600631507
  • Publication date: 08 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Hamlyn
I just love this concept - our world from the dogs' point of view. Dogs are dogs; they do doggy things and see (hear and smell) the world very differently from us. Sadly, all too often, dogs are punished for being 'bad' when they simply didn't appreciate the human way, understand the house rules, or perceive the instructions. Karen's well-written, beautifully illustrated, unique and fascinating book is a must-read for all dog-interested people. Your dog will thank you for it. — Ian Dunbar PhD, BVetMed, MRCVS Founder, Association of Professional Dog Trainers
Karen is the wisest professional dog person i know. If people were animals in former lives, she was definitely canine. — Emma Freud
Karen has a unique understanding of the canine mind...if you are contemplating getting your first dog, I can't recommend her book enough. — The Daily Mail
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