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"HOW TO SPEAK DOG" Mastering the Art of Dog-Human Communication

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HOW TO SPEAK DOG

Mastering the Art of Dog-Human Communication

Parlez-vous Doggish? At long last, dogs will know just how smart their owners can be. By unlocking the secrets of the hidden language of dogs, psychologist Stanley Coren allows us into the doggy dialogue, or "Doggish," and makes effective communication a reality. Drawing on substantial research in animal behavior, evolutionary biology, and years of personal experience, Coren demonstrates that the average house dog can understand language at about the level of a two-year-old human. While actual conversation of the sort Lassie seemed capable of in Hollywood mythmaking remains forever out of reach, Coren shows us that a great deal of real communication is possible beyond the giving and obeying of commands. How to Speak Dog not only provides the sounds, words, actions, and movements with which we can effectively communicate with our dogs, but also deciphers the signs that our dogs give to us. With easy-to-follow tips on how humans can mimic the language dogs use to talk with one another, original drawings illustrating the subtleties of their body language, and a handy visual glossary and "Doggish" phrasebook, How to Speak Dog gives dog lovers the skills they need to improve their relationships with their pets.

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Part of all proceeds benefits Greyhound adoption.

Product Identifiers 

Publisher Atria Books, Division of Simon & Schuster

ISBN-10 074320297x

ISBN-13 9780743202978

Product Key Features 

Format Paperback

Publication Year 2014

Language English

Copyright Date 2000

Author Stanley Coren

Number of Pages 288 Pages

 Dimensions  Weight 8.8 Oz Width 5.5in.  Height 0.7in.  Length 8.4in.

 




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