Know your Dog
An Owner's Guide to Dog BehaviorBook - 2000
Pet behavior expert Dr. Bruce Fogle reveals the true relationships between dogs and their owners. Every move a dog makes -- the wagging tail, the excited bark, the flicking ears and wriggling body -- tells you, and every other dog, what he is thinking and what his next move will be. "Know Your Dog" interprets this language so you can understand what your pet is saying, and because significant differences between breeds do exist.Dr. Fogle includes a troubleshooter's guide designed to pinpoint variations in character and temperament. Dog owners will quickly come to recognize the telltale signs of canine boredom, and learn how to change unacceptable behavior.More than 350 color photographs commissioned for this book explore dogs from all angles. Packed with useful information, "Know Your Dog" gives pet owners a complete guide to dog behavior, from birth to old age, from puppyhood to parenthood. Along with an Assessing Your Dog's Character quiz, Know Your Dog includes:- The Origins of the Dog- Going on Appearances- Pack Rivalry- Table Manners- Seeking Attention- Games with People- Sense of Independence- Craving Company- Breed CharacteristicsEssential reading for the existing or would-be dog owner, "Know Your Dog" will help you create the best environment for a fit and happy dog.
Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2000
Edition: 1st Canadian ed. --
Branch Call Number: 636.70887 Fog 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill., col. maps