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The Science Behind a Happy Dog

Canine Training, Thinking and Behaviour


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The Science Behind a Happy Dog by Emma Grigg
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How can you be sure that your dog is happy? What can owners do to ensure their dog has the best chance at a long happy life? Experts in animal behaviour, Emma Grigg and Tammy Donaldson set out to explore our current understanding of canine wellbeing in this engaging and authoritative guide to dog training. Making use of the latest in animal behaviour research and studies, The Science Behind a Happy Dog covers both scientific approaches to dog raising and practical solutions to common behavioural problems in a clear and accessible style.The science behind canine cognition and body language are discussed to reveal how we can use the clues that our dogs give us to maximise their wellbeing. This enlightening guide addresses all aspects of a dog's life, including nutrition, socialisation, exercise, reducing stress when visiting the vet and canine mental health. The Science Behind a Happy Dog is the ultimate training book aimed at teaching owners how to raise a well-behaved, well-adjusted and happy dog.

Author Biography

Emma K. Grigg, Ph.D., is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, an adjunct professor of canine behavior at Bergin University of Canine Studies (Rohnert Park, CA), and a post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of California, Davis. Previously, she taught companion animal behaviour at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, and has authored a number of scientific publications on canine, feline, and marine mammal behaviour. She currently lives in northern California with her husband, son, four cats, and one slightly neurotic 'island dog'.Tammy M. Donaldson, Ph.D., has been a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist since 2003, specializing in aggression in dogs. Her Ph.D. research focused on behavioural evaluation for the detection of aggression in dogs. Her passion is welfare of all animals in rescue and she currently serves as president of The Horse Protection League (Arvada, CO). She lives with her husband, daughter, two happy dogs and a lovely horse in Golden, CO.
Release date NZ
April 20th, 2017
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
5m Publishing
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