Bestselling creator, psychologist, and world-renowned expert on dog behavior and training Dr. Stanley Coren presents the most informative, in-depth, fascinating book yet on dogs.
Bestselling creator, psychologist, and world-renowned expert on dog behavior and training Dr. Stanley Coren presents the most informative, in-depth, fascinating book yet on dogs. Acclaimed for its solid scientific research and entertaining, eminently readable style, How Dogs Think gives you the insight that you wish to have to understand the silly, quirky, and it appears irrational behaviors that dogs demonstrate, as well as those stunning flashes of brilliance and creativity that they also can display. It allows you to see through a dog’s eyes, hear through his ears, and even sense the world through his nose, as Coren presents a fascinating picture of the way dogs interpret their world and their human companions, and of how they solve problems, learn, and take in new information.
How Dogs Think also answers questions about our canine companions that have perplexed many: Can dogs count? Do they have an appreciation of art or music? Can a dog discover ways to do something just by watching another dog or even a person do it? Do dogs dream? What is the nature of dog personality? Which behaviors are prewired into your dog, and which are you able to in truth change? And, can dogs in truth sense future earthquakes or detect cancer?
With sound behavioral science and a large number of funny, informative anecdotes, experiments, and firsthand observations, How Dogs Think shatters many common myths and misconceptions about our four-legged friends and reveals a wealth of surprises about their mental abilities and potential. It’s going to make you love and appreciate all dogs—including your own—in wonderful new ways.
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