What dogs really need is a spokesperson, someone who will assert their specific needs. Renowned anthrozoologist Dr. John Bradshaw has made a career of studying human-animal interactions, and in Dog Sense he uses the latest scientific research to show how humans can live in harmony with--not just dominion over-- their four-legged friends. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.
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...sluggish pace of the author’s prose and dense scientific reasoning.Read Full Review of Dog Sense: How the New Scienc... | See more reviews from Kirkus
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...there is much solid information in Dog Sense and it is a valuable addition to any dog professional’s library...Read Full Review of Dog Sense: How the New Scienc...
He does more than simply lay out interesting theories; he uses science to advocate for a better life for companion dogs.Read Full Review of Dog Sense: How the New Scienc...
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