Being a Dog: The World from Your Dog's Point of View

Author(s): Karen Wild

Adult Non-Fiction

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


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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 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.

General Fields

  • : 9780600631507
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Hamlyn
  • : September 2016
  • : 235mm X 190mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Karen Wild
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 636.7083
  • : 192
  • : Approx. 250 illustrations and artworks