Synopsis: Written with clarity and humour, A Modern Dog’s Life offers a new approach to owning and training a dog, drawing on the latest research on dog behaviour and the author’s expertise as a vet and animal behaviourist to explain why dogs behave they way they do. The book explores the challenges faced by modern dogs (and their owners) while exploring what motivates dogs, how to train them effectively, and how to meet their needs for fun and exercise. It will appeal to every dog owner, vet, trainer or breeder genuinely interested in dogs and wanting to understand why they behave the way they do.
Published: October 2009 | ISBN: 9781742231051
Mini-bio: Paul McGreevy is a riding instructor, veterinarian and ethologist. He is Professor of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science at the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Veterinary Science. The author of over 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications and six books, Paul has received numerous Australian and international awards for his research and teaching innovations. – From The Conversation bio
A fabulous book, written with humour and insight, that offers a modern take on what challenges and motivates our dogs and how we can best meet their needs. – From our 10 Great Books on Dogs
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