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Understanding your dog for dummies, Stanley Coren and Sarah Hodgson

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Understanding your dog for dummies
Title
Understanding your dog for dummies
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Stanley Coren and Sarah Hodgson
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Coren, Stanley
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636.70887
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Hodgson, Sarah
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  • Dogs
  • Dogs
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adult
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Understanding your dog for dummies, Stanley Coren and Sarah Hodgson
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Includes index
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Contents
  • 3
  • 54
  • Establishing your social status
  • 57
  • Reinforcing Good Manners
  • 60
  • Part II
  • Embracing Your Dog's Identity
  • 61
  • Chapter 5
  • Identifying Your Dog's Individuality
  • Part IV
  • 63
  • Identifying Your Dog's Personality
  • 64
  • Puppy Personality Test
  • 65
  • Preparing for the test
  • 65
  • Giving the test
  • 67
  • Evaluating Your Adult Dog
  • Dogs Don't Misbehave: Misperceptions and Solutions
  • 76
  • Scoring the personality tests
  • 77
  • Interpreting the personality tests
  • 78
  • Chapter 6
  • Interpreting Your Dog's Breed-Specific Traits
  • 83
  • What Are Dog Breeds?
  • 83
  • 4
  • A New Breed of Dog Classification
  • 84
  • Sporting dogs
  • 85
  • Hounds
  • 86
  • Working dogs
  • 88
  • Terriers
  • 89
  • Part I
  • Toy dogs
  • 90
  • Herding dogs
  • 90
  • Nonsporting dogs
  • 91
  • Predicting Behavior from Breed
  • 91
  • Intelligence and learning ability
  • 92
  • Fascinating World of Dogs
  • Dominance and territoriality
  • 92
  • Sociability
  • 93
  • Emotional reactivity
  • 93
  • Energy level
  • 94
  • Chapter 7
  • Sensory Perceptions
  • 7
  • 95
  • Sight, Psychology, and Survival
  • 95
  • Are dogs colorblind?
  • 96
  • Do dogs have night vision?
  • 97
  • What about vision on the move?
  • 98
  • Hearing the World
  • Chapter 1
  • 99
  • Hearing capacities in comparison
  • 99
  • Breeds, genetics, and deafness
  • 100
  • What a Dog's Nose Knows
  • 103
  • Born to sniff
  • 103
  • Your dog's unique nose
  • A Dog for Life: Dog Psychology 101
  • 104
  • Chapter 8
  • Meeting the Needs of Your Growing Puppy
  • 107
  • Creating a Lifelong Bond
  • 107
  • Meeting your puppy's needs
  • 108
  • Providing early lessons
  • 109
  • 9
  • Conditioning
  • 110
  • Preventing Problems
  • 112
  • Aggressive puppy
  • 112
  • Hyper puppy
  • 113
  • Timid puppy
  • 113
  • Part I
  • Is Your Dog a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?
  • Socializing Your Puppy
  • 114
  • Creating a positive association
  • 117
  • Exploring places
  • 118
  • Meeting other people
  • 119
  • Exposing to sounds
  • 120
  • 9
  • Introducing objects
  • 121
  • Meeting other animals
  • 122
  • Chapter 9
  • Reading and Communicating as Your Dog Ages
  • 123
  • Discovering Your Dog's True Age
  • 123
  • Battling an Aging Body
  • People and dogs: Parallel evolution
  • 125
  • Diminishing Awareness
  • 127
  • When hearing fades
  • 127
  • When vision fades
  • 130
  • Remembering the Aging Mind
  • 133
  • Alzheimer's disease in dogs?
  • 9
  • 133
  • Solutions for a fading mind
  • 134
  • Part III
  • Doggie Delinquency
  • 137
  • Chapter 10
  • Inspiring Behavior with Motivational Techniques
  • 139
  • Choosing Training Tools and Gadgets
  • Personality
  • 140
  • Collars
  • 141
  • Leashes
  • 142
  • Clicker-happy training
  • 146
  • Targeting
  • 148
  • Magical learning tools
  • 10
  • 149
  • Using a Reward System
  • 150
  • Treats and toys
  • 150
  • Meals
  • 152
  • Tailoring Your Rewards to Your Dog's Personality
  • 153
  • Assertive
  • Sensory overload
  • 153
  • Fearful
  • 154
  • Rescue dogs
  • 155
  • Shaping Behaviors
  • 156
  • Luring with food
  • 156
  • Using pressure points to direct
  • 10
  • 157
  • Modeling as an example
  • 158
  • Chapter 11
  • Helping Your Dog Learn from Everyday Living
  • 159
  • Consistency Counts
  • 159
  • Monitoring Human Behavior
  • 161
  • Age Influences
  • Living with Kids and Dogs
  • 163
  • Avoidance 101
  • 166
  • Soothing your dog's fear
  • 166
  • When discipline instills fear
  • 167
  • Ingredients of a good correction
  • 168
  • 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Happy Training, Happy Tails
  • 171
  • I'm the Leader! Follow Me!
  • 171
  • Whoever is in front is in charge
  • 172
  • Permission training
  • 175
  • Meeting and greeting
  • Fascinating World of Dogs
  • Influencing Your Dog's Learning
  • 175
  • Teaching Impulse Control
  • 176
  • Verbal discouragements
  • 176
  • Teaching the down
  • 178
  • Stay
  • 179
  • Settle down
  • 12
  • 180
  • Reconnection
  • 181
  • Indispensable "Come"
  • 181
  • Off-leash control
  • 183
  • Part IV
  • Dogs Don't Misbehave: Misperceptions and Solutions
  • 185
  • Ain't Misbehaving!
  • Chapter 13
  • Addressing and Solving Problem Behavior
  • 187
  • Personal Philosophy and the Problem Dog
  • 187
  • Denning Your Dog
  • 191
  • Silencing Excessive Barking
  • 192
  • Dogs that bark at neighbors
  • 13
  • 193
  • Excessive barking in the yard
  • 194
  • Other nuisance barking
  • 195
  • Barking in the car
  • 196
  • Chewing
  • 196
  • Putting a Damper on Jumping
  • Why dogs act out
  • 197
  • Greeting Jumping
  • 198
  • Company jumping
  • 199
  • Housetraining
  • 200
  • Housetraining routine
  • 201
  • When accidents happen
  • 13
  • 202
  • Chapter 14
  • Countering Anxiety-Based Behavior
  • 205
  • Face of Fear
  • 205
  • Using social skills to resolve conflict
  • 207
  • Recognizing signs of stress
  • 208
  • Dissecting daily frustrations
  • Leaky Dog Syndrome
  • 209
  • Stopping the leak
  • 210
  • Curbing Separation Anxiety
  • 211
  • How it all begins
  • 213
  • Solving isolation and anxiety problems
  • 214
  • 14
  • Soothing Fears and Phobias
  • 216
  • Playing through fear
  • 218
  • Working through fear
  • 219
  • Chapter 15
  • Understanding and Resolving Aggressive Behavior
  • 221
  • Recognizing the Signs
  • When reality bites: Inside canine aggression
  • 221
  • Reading body language
  • 222
  • Evaluating aggressive tendencies
  • 223
  • Factoring in Breed Traits
  • 224
  • Ruling Out Medical Factors
  • 226
  • Identifying Different Types of Aggression
  • 14
  • 229
  • Dominance aggression
  • 229
  • Possessive aggression
  • 231
  • Fear-based aggression
  • 233
  • Territorial aggression
  • 233
  • Predatory aggression
  • 3
  • Chapter 2
  • 233
  • Maternal aggression
  • 234
  • Controlling Aggression
  • 235
  • Preventing Aggression
  • 237
  • Figuring Out Whether Neutering Helps
  • 238
  • Chapter 16
  • Understanding Your Dog
  • Ten Forms of Silent Communication
  • 243
  • Eye Contact
  • 243
  • Body Posture
  • 245
  • Touch
  • 245
  • Your Demeanor
  • 246
  • 15
  • Unresponsiveness
  • 246
  • Mirrored Motion
  • 247
  • Looking at Your Dog Less
  • 247
  • Hand Signals
  • 248
  • Body Position
  • 248
  • How Dogs Came to Be Dogs
  • Lure Touching
  • 248
  • Chapter 17
  • Ten Common Misunderstandings
  • 249
  • Every Dog Wants to Be Leader of the Pack
  • 249
  • A Wagging Tail Means a Happy and Friendly Dog
  • 250
  • Dogs Understand Human Language
  • 15
  • 250
  • A Fearful Dog Won't Bite
  • 251
  • Dogs Know When They've Done Wrong
  • 251
  • Dogs Sometimes Behave Out of Spite
  • 252
  • Dogs Hate Cats
  • 252
  • Dogs Like It When You Hug Them
  • In the beginning
  • 253
  • Your Stress Has No Effect on Your Dog
  • 253
  • Dogs' Licks Are Kisses
  • 254
  • Chapter 18
  • Ten Ways to Become Your Dog's Leader
  • 255
  • Control the Resources
  • 255
  • 16
  • Teach Your Dog to Mind Her Manners
  • 255
  • Reserve High Places for Humans
  • 256
  • Emphasize Your Right of Way
  • 256
  • Use Time-Outs to Control Unruly Behavior
  • 257
  • Empathize
  • 258
  • First move, wolves
  • Organize Space and Activities
  • 259
  • Practice Full Body Handling
  • 259
  • Restore Predictability
  • 260
  • Highlight the Positive
  • 260
  • 17
  • Second move, humans
  • Fart II
  • 18
  • Perpetual puppies
  • 19
  • Behavioral Traits Bred in the Bone
  • 22
  • Curing the Dog with an Overdeveloped Chasing Instinct
  • 23
  • Understanding Your Dog's Sex Life
  • 25
  • Truth about spaying and neutering
  • Embracing Your Dog's Identity
  • 27
  • Now or later? The best age to spay or neuter a dog
  • 28
  • Chapter 3
  • Communicating with Your Dog
  • 29
  • An English to Doglish Translation
  • 29
  • Seeing Eye to Eye
  • 30
  • 3
  • Interpreting Vocal Tones and Intonations
  • 33
  • Making the Most of What You Say
  • 34
  • Listen to Your Dog's Voice
  • 34
  • Reading Body Talk
  • 38
  • Ups and downs of the ears
  • 42
  • Part III
  • Facial signals
  • 43
  • Tail talk
  • 44
  • Chapter 4
  • Seeing Life from Your Dog's Perspective
  • 47
  • Like Person, Like Dog (Similarities and Differences)
  • 47
  • Your Dog Needs Affection
  • Doggie Delinquency
  • 48
  • Group identity
  • 49
  • Using reflection and praise to influence behavior
  • 50
  • How Hierarchy Differs from Democracy
  • 51
  • It's in their genes
  • 52
  • Asserting benevolent authority
Control code
ocm84996510
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780471768739
Lccn
2007925988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
636.70887 C812U ; L ; XX-N ; SA ; N0710BT ; SY0902INGRAM5.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 84996510
  • (Sirsi) 84996510
  • (OCoLC)84996510
Label
Understanding your dog for dummies, Stanley Coren and Sarah Hodgson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • 54
  • Establishing your social status
  • 57
  • Reinforcing Good Manners
  • 60
  • Part II
  • Embracing Your Dog's Identity
  • 61
  • Chapter 5
  • Identifying Your Dog's Individuality
  • Part IV
  • 63
  • Identifying Your Dog's Personality
  • 64
  • Puppy Personality Test
  • 65
  • Preparing for the test
  • 65
  • Giving the test
  • 67
  • Evaluating Your Adult Dog
  • Dogs Don't Misbehave: Misperceptions and Solutions
  • 76
  • Scoring the personality tests
  • 77
  • Interpreting the personality tests
  • 78
  • Chapter 6
  • Interpreting Your Dog's Breed-Specific Traits
  • 83
  • What Are Dog Breeds?
  • 83
  • 4
  • A New Breed of Dog Classification
  • 84
  • Sporting dogs
  • 85
  • Hounds
  • 86
  • Working dogs
  • 88
  • Terriers
  • 89
  • Part I
  • Toy dogs
  • 90
  • Herding dogs
  • 90
  • Nonsporting dogs
  • 91
  • Predicting Behavior from Breed
  • 91
  • Intelligence and learning ability
  • 92
  • Fascinating World of Dogs
  • Dominance and territoriality
  • 92
  • Sociability
  • 93
  • Emotional reactivity
  • 93
  • Energy level
  • 94
  • Chapter 7
  • Sensory Perceptions
  • 7
  • 95
  • Sight, Psychology, and Survival
  • 95
  • Are dogs colorblind?
  • 96
  • Do dogs have night vision?
  • 97
  • What about vision on the move?
  • 98
  • Hearing the World
  • Chapter 1
  • 99
  • Hearing capacities in comparison
  • 99
  • Breeds, genetics, and deafness
  • 100
  • What a Dog's Nose Knows
  • 103
  • Born to sniff
  • 103
  • Your dog's unique nose
  • A Dog for Life: Dog Psychology 101
  • 104
  • Chapter 8
  • Meeting the Needs of Your Growing Puppy
  • 107
  • Creating a Lifelong Bond
  • 107
  • Meeting your puppy's needs
  • 108
  • Providing early lessons
  • 109
  • 9
  • Conditioning
  • 110
  • Preventing Problems
  • 112
  • Aggressive puppy
  • 112
  • Hyper puppy
  • 113
  • Timid puppy
  • 113
  • Part I
  • Is Your Dog a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?
  • Socializing Your Puppy
  • 114
  • Creating a positive association
  • 117
  • Exploring places
  • 118
  • Meeting other people
  • 119
  • Exposing to sounds
  • 120
  • 9
  • Introducing objects
  • 121
  • Meeting other animals
  • 122
  • Chapter 9
  • Reading and Communicating as Your Dog Ages
  • 123
  • Discovering Your Dog's True Age
  • 123
  • Battling an Aging Body
  • People and dogs: Parallel evolution
  • 125
  • Diminishing Awareness
  • 127
  • When hearing fades
  • 127
  • When vision fades
  • 130
  • Remembering the Aging Mind
  • 133
  • Alzheimer's disease in dogs?
  • 9
  • 133
  • Solutions for a fading mind
  • 134
  • Part III
  • Doggie Delinquency
  • 137
  • Chapter 10
  • Inspiring Behavior with Motivational Techniques
  • 139
  • Choosing Training Tools and Gadgets
  • Personality
  • 140
  • Collars
  • 141
  • Leashes
  • 142
  • Clicker-happy training
  • 146
  • Targeting
  • 148
  • Magical learning tools
  • 10
  • 149
  • Using a Reward System
  • 150
  • Treats and toys
  • 150
  • Meals
  • 152
  • Tailoring Your Rewards to Your Dog's Personality
  • 153
  • Assertive
  • Sensory overload
  • 153
  • Fearful
  • 154
  • Rescue dogs
  • 155
  • Shaping Behaviors
  • 156
  • Luring with food
  • 156
  • Using pressure points to direct
  • 10
  • 157
  • Modeling as an example
  • 158
  • Chapter 11
  • Helping Your Dog Learn from Everyday Living
  • 159
  • Consistency Counts
  • 159
  • Monitoring Human Behavior
  • 161
  • Age Influences
  • Living with Kids and Dogs
  • 163
  • Avoidance 101
  • 166
  • Soothing your dog's fear
  • 166
  • When discipline instills fear
  • 167
  • Ingredients of a good correction
  • 168
  • 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Happy Training, Happy Tails
  • 171
  • I'm the Leader! Follow Me!
  • 171
  • Whoever is in front is in charge
  • 172
  • Permission training
  • 175
  • Meeting and greeting
  • Fascinating World of Dogs
  • Influencing Your Dog's Learning
  • 175
  • Teaching Impulse Control
  • 176
  • Verbal discouragements
  • 176
  • Teaching the down
  • 178
  • Stay
  • 179
  • Settle down
  • 12
  • 180
  • Reconnection
  • 181
  • Indispensable "Come"
  • 181
  • Off-leash control
  • 183
  • Part IV
  • Dogs Don't Misbehave: Misperceptions and Solutions
  • 185
  • Ain't Misbehaving!
  • Chapter 13
  • Addressing and Solving Problem Behavior
  • 187
  • Personal Philosophy and the Problem Dog
  • 187
  • Denning Your Dog
  • 191
  • Silencing Excessive Barking
  • 192
  • Dogs that bark at neighbors
  • 13
  • 193
  • Excessive barking in the yard
  • 194
  • Other nuisance barking
  • 195
  • Barking in the car
  • 196
  • Chewing
  • 196
  • Putting a Damper on Jumping
  • Why dogs act out
  • 197
  • Greeting Jumping
  • 198
  • Company jumping
  • 199
  • Housetraining
  • 200
  • Housetraining routine
  • 201
  • When accidents happen
  • 13
  • 202
  • Chapter 14
  • Countering Anxiety-Based Behavior
  • 205
  • Face of Fear
  • 205
  • Using social skills to resolve conflict
  • 207
  • Recognizing signs of stress
  • 208
  • Dissecting daily frustrations
  • Leaky Dog Syndrome
  • 209
  • Stopping the leak
  • 210
  • Curbing Separation Anxiety
  • 211
  • How it all begins
  • 213
  • Solving isolation and anxiety problems
  • 214
  • 14
  • Soothing Fears and Phobias
  • 216
  • Playing through fear
  • 218
  • Working through fear
  • 219
  • Chapter 15
  • Understanding and Resolving Aggressive Behavior
  • 221
  • Recognizing the Signs
  • When reality bites: Inside canine aggression
  • 221
  • Reading body language
  • 222
  • Evaluating aggressive tendencies
  • 223
  • Factoring in Breed Traits
  • 224
  • Ruling Out Medical Factors
  • 226
  • Identifying Different Types of Aggression
  • 14
  • 229
  • Dominance aggression
  • 229
  • Possessive aggression
  • 231
  • Fear-based aggression
  • 233
  • Territorial aggression
  • 233
  • Predatory aggression
  • 3
  • Chapter 2
  • 233
  • Maternal aggression
  • 234
  • Controlling Aggression
  • 235
  • Preventing Aggression
  • 237
  • Figuring Out Whether Neutering Helps
  • 238
  • Chapter 16
  • Understanding Your Dog
  • Ten Forms of Silent Communication
  • 243
  • Eye Contact
  • 243
  • Body Posture
  • 245
  • Touch
  • 245
  • Your Demeanor
  • 246
  • 15
  • Unresponsiveness
  • 246
  • Mirrored Motion
  • 247
  • Looking at Your Dog Less
  • 247
  • Hand Signals
  • 248
  • Body Position
  • 248
  • How Dogs Came to Be Dogs
  • Lure Touching
  • 248
  • Chapter 17
  • Ten Common Misunderstandings
  • 249
  • Every Dog Wants to Be Leader of the Pack
  • 249
  • A Wagging Tail Means a Happy and Friendly Dog
  • 250
  • Dogs Understand Human Language
  • 15
  • 250
  • A Fearful Dog Won't Bite
  • 251
  • Dogs Know When They've Done Wrong
  • 251
  • Dogs Sometimes Behave Out of Spite
  • 252
  • Dogs Hate Cats
  • 252
  • Dogs Like It When You Hug Them
  • In the beginning
  • 253
  • Your Stress Has No Effect on Your Dog
  • 253
  • Dogs' Licks Are Kisses
  • 254
  • Chapter 18
  • Ten Ways to Become Your Dog's Leader
  • 255
  • Control the Resources
  • 255
  • 16
  • Teach Your Dog to Mind Her Manners
  • 255
  • Reserve High Places for Humans
  • 256
  • Emphasize Your Right of Way
  • 256
  • Use Time-Outs to Control Unruly Behavior
  • 257
  • Empathize
  • 258
  • First move, wolves
  • Organize Space and Activities
  • 259
  • Practice Full Body Handling
  • 259
  • Restore Predictability
  • 260
  • Highlight the Positive
  • 260
  • 17
  • Second move, humans
  • Fart II
  • 18
  • Perpetual puppies
  • 19
  • Behavioral Traits Bred in the Bone
  • 22
  • Curing the Dog with an Overdeveloped Chasing Instinct
  • 23
  • Understanding Your Dog's Sex Life
  • 25
  • Truth about spaying and neutering
  • Embracing Your Dog's Identity
  • 27
  • Now or later? The best age to spay or neuter a dog
  • 28
  • Chapter 3
  • Communicating with Your Dog
  • 29
  • An English to Doglish Translation
  • 29
  • Seeing Eye to Eye
  • 30
  • 3
  • Interpreting Vocal Tones and Intonations
  • 33
  • Making the Most of What You Say
  • 34
  • Listen to Your Dog's Voice
  • 34
  • Reading Body Talk
  • 38
  • Ups and downs of the ears
  • 42
  • Part III
  • Facial signals
  • 43
  • Tail talk
  • 44
  • Chapter 4
  • Seeing Life from Your Dog's Perspective
  • 47
  • Like Person, Like Dog (Similarities and Differences)
  • 47
  • Your Dog Needs Affection
  • Doggie Delinquency
  • 48
  • Group identity
  • 49
  • Using reflection and praise to influence behavior
  • 50
  • How Hierarchy Differs from Democracy
  • 51
  • It's in their genes
  • 52
  • Asserting benevolent authority
Control code
ocm84996510
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 272 pages
Isbn
9780471768739
Lccn
2007925988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
636.70887 C812U ; L ; XX-N ; SA ; N0710BT ; SY0902INGRAM5.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 84996510
  • (Sirsi) 84996510
  • (OCoLC)84996510

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