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How Dogs Work

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Take a sideways look at the dog--from head to tail, and everything in between. That humans all over the world love dogs is beyond doubt, but do we really understand our four-legged friends, beyond their wet noses and wagging tails? How Dogs Work includes canine insight. Fun infographics give you all the essential facts and stats, and lead you through the world of dogs in pictures--from how dogs evolved from the wolf to our favorite pet, through the different breeds, to the finer points of working dogs and show dogs. But as the title suggests, it's also a practical e-guide to understanding dogs. Can you read their ears? Do you know the angle of the head that indicates a dog is dreaming of squirrels, and not listening to you? This fully illustrated e-guide will translate this body language and other curious canine behavior. So after your dog has taken you for a walk, put up your feet and enjoy this irresistible read!

Tails Don't Lie 2

Tails Don't Lie 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adrian Raeside
Editor: Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 155017794X
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Tails Don't Lie 2 by Adrian Raeside Summary

A dog’s tail is incredibly versatile. They use them to communicate everything from the furious, full-body wiggling “I’m so happy to see you I could burst!” to the tucked-under-the-bum “N-O-O-O! Is that the vet’s office we’re pulling up to?” They also keep noses warm on cold nights and conveniently sweep food off coffee tables. Tails Don’t Lie 2 is Adrian Raeside’s hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Tails Don’t Lie (Harbour, 2013), collecting even more of his favourite cartoons featuring our four-legged hairy scroungers. This new volume explores important canine traits like why dogs covet the driver’s seat, what would happen if dogs went on space missions (do aliens have dogs?), the humiliation of tail docking, the immense importance of trees to a dog, and the eternal question of why squirrel-chasing isn’t included in dog agility courses. Containing 340 full-colour cartoons, Tails Don’t Lie 2 offers a unique window into the mind of the family pet that will have readers howling.

Dogs Tail

Dogs Tail Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amogh Dhavalikar
Editor: Walnut Publication
ISBN: 9390261910
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Dogs Tail by Amogh Dhavalikar Summary

This book, DOG'S TAIL is a must read. It contains different kinds of short(& some of them, a bit long!), stories. In these fictional stories you will meet the characters such as Mr. Point, Jam and others. These characters will take you to the different world of imagination and you are sure to enjoy it. Other stories are based on the incidents which actually happened with the author. And as you would all agree, we all NEED to have some fun for once in a while, may be with games or finding excuses for not doing your work – just pass time; well, even THAT is included in this book!

Love Tails

Love Tails Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rob Sayegh Jr.
Editor: Abrams
ISBN: 1647003350
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Love Tails by Rob Sayegh Jr. Summary

A silly and sweet picture book featuring a variety of dog breeds and dog tails Every dog has a tail. Every tail has a tale. Some tails are long. And some tails are short and sweet. Some tails are new. And some tails end too soon. But, no matter the tale, every tail has a happy ending, every tail wiggles and wags, which is a dog’s way of saying . . . I love you!

Dig, Dogs, Dig

Dig, Dogs, Dig Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Horvath
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062357042
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Dig, Dogs, Dig by James Horvath Summary

Beginning readers will love this I Can Read adventure starring a doggy construction crew, gently adapted from James Horvath’s popular picture book of the same title. Top dog Duke and his crew of construction-worker dogs are hard at work building a new park. They need lots of cool equipment to help them dig, haul, push, and plow—like a backhoe, dump truck, bulldozer, and grader. But what happens when the crew finds something unexpected buried deep in the ground? Dig, Dogs, Dig is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Build, Dogs, Build

Build, Dogs, Build Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Horvath
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062357077
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Build, Dogs, Build by James Horvath Summary

Beginning readers will love this I Can Read adventure starring a doggy construction crew, gently adapted from James Horvath’s popular picture book of the same title. Top dog Duke and his crew of construction-worker dogs are ready to knock down an old building and build up a shiny new one. With cranes, bulldozers, dump trucks, and cement mixers all on the job, these busy dogs have a lot to do. Will they finish the new building in time? Build, Dogs, Build is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

The Other End of the Leash

The Other End of the Leash Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307489183
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The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D. Summary

Learn to communicate with your dog—using their language “Good reading for dog lovers and an immensely useful manual for dog owners.”—The Washington Post An Applied Animal Behaviorist and dog trainer with more than twenty years’ experience, Dr. Patricia McConnell reveals a revolutionary new perspective on our relationship with dogs—sharing insights on how “man’s best friend” might interpret our behavior, as well as essential advice on how to interact with our four-legged friends in ways that bring out the best in them. After all, humans and dogs are two entirely different species, each shaped by its individual evolutionary heritage. Quite simply, humans are primates and dogs are canids (as are wolves, coyotes, and foxes). Since we each speak a different native tongue, a lot gets lost in the translation. This marvelous guide demonstrates how even the slightest changes in our voices and in the ways we stand can help dogs understand what we want. Inside you will discover: • How you can get your dog to come when called by acting less like a primate and more like a dog • Why the advice to “get dominance” over your dog can cause problems • Why “rough and tumble primate play” can lead to trouble—and how to play with your dog in ways that are fun and keep him out of mischief • How dogs and humans share personality types—and why most dogs want to live with benevolent leaders rather than “alpha wanna-bes!” Fascinating, insightful, and compelling, The Other End of the Leash is a book that strives to help you connect with your dog in a completely new way—so as to enrich that most rewarding of relationships.

Grey the Dog

Grey the Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: S. D. Hall
Editor: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480886009
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Grey the Dog by S. D. Hall Summary

Grey is a rescued dog who is having a wonderful dream. First he finds himself running through a forest close to a stream. There are flowers in bloom and rabbits to chase and play with. But when a giant rabbit begins to chase him back, what will Grey do? Can he make it home safely? Grey was a dog rescued in an orchard by author S. D. Hall. She and her family had no intention of keeping Grey and planned to find him a loving home. After a very short period of time, however, it became obvious that Grey was not going anywhere; he grew as attached to the family as they were to him. This tale remembers his fun-loving attitude, his willingness to go and do just about anything his family asked of him, and the love he shared with those in his life. This illustrated children’s story shares a look into one dog’s dream and the adventure that he finds while running through his dreamland. Greythedog.com

How Dogs Think

How Dogs Think Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley Coren
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743288149
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How Dogs Think is “a sharp-eyed analysis and wry wit” (The Seattle Times) analysis of dog behavior from bestselling author, psychologist, and world-renowned expert, Dr. Stanley Coren. With smart humor, Cohen presents informative, in-depth, and fascinating details that shatter many common misconceptions about our four-legged friends. Bestselling author, 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 need to understand the silly, quirky, and apparently irrational behaviors that dogs demonstrate, as well as those stunning flashes of brilliance and creativity that they also can display. It lets you 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 puzzled many: Can dogs count? Do they have an appreciation of art or music? Can a dog learn how 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 can you actually change? And, can dogs actually sense future earthquakes or detect cancer? With sound behavioral science and numerous 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 will make you love and appreciate all dogs—including your own—in wonder­ful new ways.

The Tail Wags the Dog

The Tail Wags the Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Efraim Karsh
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632861194
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The Tail Wags the Dog by Efraim Karsh Summary

The continuing crisis in Syria has raised questions over the common perception of Middle Eastern affairs as an offshoot of global power politics. To Western intellectuals, foreign policy experts, and politicians, “empire” and “imperialism” are categories that apply exclusively to Europe and more recently to the United States of America. As they see it, Middle Eastern history is the product of its unhappy interaction with these powers. Forming the basis of President Obama's much ballyhooed “new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world,” this outlook is continuing to shape crucial foreign policy among Western governments, but in these pages, Efraim Karsh propounds a radically different interpretation of Middle Eastern experience. He argues that the Western view of Muslims and Arabs as hapless victims is absurd. On the contrary, modern Middle Eastern history has been the culmination of long-existing indigenous trends. Great power influences, however potent, have played a secondary role constituting neither the primary force behind the region's political development nor the main cause of its notorious volatility. Karsh argues it is only when Middle Eastern people disown their victimization mentality and take responsibility for their actions and their Western champions drop their condescending approach to Arabs and Muslims, that the region can at long last look forward to a real “spring.”

Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China

Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chi Su
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134040423
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Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China by Chi Su Summary

Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China is the first book to deal with the role of Taiwan’s leadership politics, including the personal political styles of Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian, in the development of Taiwan’s mainland policy and the consequences for U.S.-Taiwan relations. Including analysis of the critical and volatile 1988-2004 period, the Taiwan Straits crisis and cross-strait tension associated with the 2004 Taiwan presidential campaign, Su Chi weaves in his personal participation in Taiwan policy making during critical periods in Taiwan’s diplomatic history to provide insight and information on cross-strait relations that is not available elsewhere As a study of Taiwan’s mainland and US policy this will be a fascinating read for students and scholars of Taiwan Politics, Chinese Foreign Policy and East Asian Security studies alike.

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lee Alan Dugatkin,Lyudmila Trut
Editor: University of Chicago Press
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How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) by Lee Alan Dugatkin,Lyudmila Trut Summary

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs—they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken—imagine speeding up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades. In 1959, biologists Dmitri Belyaev and Lyudmila Trut set out to do just that, by starting with a few dozen silver foxes from fox farms in the USSR and attempting to recreate the evolution of wolves into dogs in real time in order to witness the process of domestication. This is the extraordinary, untold story of this remarkable undertaking. Most accounts of the natural evolution of wolves place it over a span of about 15,000 years, but within a decade, Belyaev and Trut’s fox breeding experiments had resulted in puppy-like foxes with floppy ears, piebald spots, and curly tails. Along with these physical changes came genetic and behavioral changes, as well. The foxes were bred using selection criteria for tameness, and with each generation, they became increasingly interested in human companionship. Trut has been there the whole time, and has been the lead scientist on this work since Belyaev’s death in 1985, and with Lee Dugatkin, biologist and science writer, she tells the story of the adventure, science, politics, and love behind it all. In How to Tame a Fox, Dugatkin and Trut take us inside this path-breaking experiment in the midst of the brutal winters of Siberia to reveal how scientific history is made and continues to be made today. To date, fifty-six generations of foxes have been domesticated, and we continue to learn significant lessons from them about the genetic and behavioral evolution of domesticated animals. How to Tame a Fox offers an incredible tale of scientists at work, while also celebrating the deep attachments that have brought humans and animals together throughout time.

Decoding Your Dog

Decoding Your Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amer. Coll. of Veterinary Behaviorists,Debra F. Horwitz
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0547834454
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Decoding Your Dog by Amer. Coll. of Veterinary Behaviorists,Debra F. Horwitz Summary

The board-certified specialists of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists are here to decode how dogs think, how they communicate, and how they learn. More than 90 percent of dog owners consider their pets to be members of their family. But often, despite our best intentions, we are letting our dogs down by not giving them the guidance and direction they need. Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. The key to training dogs effectively is first to understand why our dogs do what they do. And no one can address this more authoritatively than the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, whose expert and researched work analyze problem behaviors and correct common misconceptions. With veterinary-approved positive training methods, expert advice on socialization, and remedies for behavior problems such as OCD and aggression, Decoding Your Dog is the must-have behavior guide that will challenge the way we think about man's best friend.

A Dog's Tale

A Dog's Tale Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Twain
Editor: Lindhardt og Ringhof
ISBN: 8726646218
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Why are they taking me away from my mother? Please someone stop them! Imagine the pain of being separated from your loving mother as a young child. This is exactly what the poor puppy Aileen had to face. Aileen Mavourneen is a St. Bernard and collie cross puppy who thinks of herself as a Presbyterian because that is what her mother had told her. At first, life for Aileen seems perfect with her new family until a fire breaks out in the house of her master. Aileen risks her own life to save her owner’s infant but her actions are misunderstood. Will anyone return the favour to save Aileen's pup? This heart-breaking tale plays with the reader's feelings while depicting the life of a family seen through the eyes of a dog. Mark Twain is the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (1835-1910). He was an American humorist, lecturer, journalist and novelist who acquired international fame for his adventure stories of boyhood, especially 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' as well as for his travel narratives, especially 'The Innocents Abroad', 'Roughing It', and 'Life on the Mississippi'. Twain transcended the apparent limitations of his origins to become a popular public figure and one of America’s most beloved writers. So many of Mark Twain's stories have been made into films that it is impossible to name them all. The most popular are "The Adventures of Huck Finn" (1993) starring Elijah Wood, "Tom Sawyer" (1973) starring Jodie Foster, and "The Prince and the Pauper" (1990) produced by Walt Disney animation.

On Talking Terms with Dogs

On Talking Terms with Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Turid Rugaas
Editor: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1617810002
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Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably "calming signals," which are signals dogs use to avoid conflict, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and people. These are the dogs' attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You,' DTB788, is also available. The DVD shows footage of many calming signals, how dogs use them, and how you can use them to calm your dog.

The Power of Wagging Tails

The Power of Wagging Tails Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dawn A Marcus, MD
Editor: Demos Medical Publishing
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Foreword Reviews 2011 Book of the Year Honorable Mention (Health Category) Medical studies have consistently shown that patients benefit from therapy dog visits. One recent study of 59 adults showed that following a therapy dog visit their energy levels increased, respiratory rated calmed significantly and pain scores decreased by over 20%. Mood scores improved by over 60% with the patients feeling less tense, anxious, angry, tied depressed and dejected. Now in The Power of Wagging Tails, Dr. Dawn Marcus showcases the wide range of research that shows the therapeutic and healing power of dogs for people of all ages and with a wide range of health conditions. These research findings are brought to life through the personal stories of healing from dog owners across the United States and Canada. She shows you how to unleash the healing power of your own dog, describes how to effectively add a dog to the home of someone with a chronic condition, explains how the family dog can help with chronic health conditions, and teaches how to train a companion dog to be a certified therapy dog to help others. The Power of Wagging Tails will be of interest to dog owners, people wondering how to help family and friends coping with chronic illnesses, and individuals considering training their dogs for therapy work. Special Features of The Power of Wagging Tails include : Presentation of reliable medical research showing that dog therapy offers therapeutic benefits to people First-person accounts from service dog trainers, aerobic instructors, and recognized dog training experts such as Carol Lea Benjamin First-person accounts of people who have experienced dog therapy Practical suggestions to help people decide if they should add a dog to their home or have a therapy dog visit Sound advice to help people decide if dog therapy is right for them Practical tips on how to make dog therapy visits safe, effective, and successful for the dog, handler, and people visited

Marc Morrone's Ask the Dog Keeper

Marc Morrone's Ask the Dog Keeper Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marc Morrone,Amy Fernandez
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1937049922
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Marc Morrone's Ask the Dog Keeper by Marc Morrone,Amy Fernandez Summary

Made famous on The Martha Stewart Show on television and Sirius radio, Marc Morrone is front and center to answer his viewers' (and his readers') many questions about their favorite pets. In Ask the Dog Keeper, Marc's quirky, entertaining personality shines on every page as he spews out his wisdom, know-how, and hilarious anecdotes to answer dozens of questions. In the chapter on food, Marc responds to common questions about the kinds of diet that are best, treats, overeating, fussy eaters, human foods, fasting, and others. In a chapter unceremoniously titled "Poop," Marc discusses house-training problems and difficulties commonly encountered by dog owners. In "School," Marc leads the class by teaching his readers about the easiest ways to teach the hardest commands and how to remedy challenging behavioral issues. Other topics covered in the book are health, hygiene, safety, traveling, and much more. While Marc is often laugh-out-loud funny in all of the chapters, it is his genuine admiration and respect for his canines that make this book a unique resource for all dog lovers. Fill with real first-hand information and reliable tips, readers will be laughing and learning in equal measure! The book is beautifully designed and illustrated with color photographs as well as original artwork by Jason O'Malley.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Haddon
Editor: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 0307371565
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon Summary

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—narrated by a fifteen year old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. At fifteen, Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbour’s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer, and turns to his favourite fictional character, the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents’ marriage. As Christopher tries to deal with the crisis within his own family, the narrative draws readers into the workings of Christopher’s mind. And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotions. The effect is dazzling, making for one of the freshest debut in years: a comedy, a tearjerker, a mystery story, a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read.

Quicklook at Dogs

Quicklook at Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mel Kavanagh
Editor: Quicklook Books Limited
ISBN: 1908926562
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Quicklook at Dogs by Mel Kavanagh Summary

A comprehensive basic guide to dogs in a 90 minute read

My Tale of the Tails

My Tale of the Tails Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jani
Editor: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1525576356
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My Tale of the Tails by Jani Summary

This sweet story of two dogs' activities for a day will entice many of you from 4-94. It is a happy day for these rambunctious, playful dogs and their owner, which will make you smile and feel good. Come along and join in the fun for a day of dog romping activities from morning until night. Catch them if you can! See how these tail wagging, lovable rascals will win your heart.

The Welfare of Dogs

The Welfare of Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kevin Stafford
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402043627
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The Welfare of Dogs by Kevin Stafford Summary

This book is one of a series of textbooks on the Welfare of Animals. This book discusses the welfare of dogs used for many different purposes. The book has an international perspective on the welfare of dogs in developed and under-developed countries. The welfare of laboratory dogs which is of concern to many people is discussed, as is the welfare of animals held in shelters waiting for re-homing or euthanasia. The book successfully combines an appreciation of how the health and nutrition of dogs has improved with an understanding of the social difficulties dogs experience. The book’s outlook on the subject of dog welfare is positive.

Dog Massage

Dog Massage Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maryjean Ballner
Editor: St. Martin\'s Griffin
ISBN: 1466850825
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Dog Massage by Maryjean Ballner Summary

Since we don't speak "Basic Bark," the best way to canine-communicate is through touch. Regular Dog Massage sessions give dogs the attention they crave and the affection they need, and the techniques explained in this book are designed to: - Relax tense, overworked muscles - Help puppies benefit from touch, especially during their prime socialization period - Aid early detection of health problems - Improve sociability and help calm a "Rowdy Rover" - Promote cooperation during grooming and visits to the vet - Enhance that loving bond between you and your dog Recommended by veterinarians and dog experts, massage is an essential part of your pet's health care. Dog Massage gives you all the skills you need, including: - Basic Massage Motions, Hand Positions, Speeds, Pressures and Moods - Over 50 Massage Techniques from Whiskers to Tail - Advanced Techniques and "White Glove Treatments" - How to "Voice Massage"

How to Write a Great Research Paper

How to Write a Great Research Paper Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Book Builders,Beverly Chin
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471708917
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How to Write a Great Research Paper by Book Builders,Beverly Chin Summary

Research like a pro-and write a winning paper! Do research papers make you nervous? Don't panic! This task isn'tas overwhelming as it may seem--and conducting good research is animportant skill to have. With How to Write a Great Research Paper,you'll see how easy and rewarding it can be to explore a topic andpresent your ideas in an organized and interesting way. Filled with easy-to-follow instructions and valuable tips, this newguide breaks the entire process down into 7 Keys to Success: * Find a Topic * Look It Up * Take Notes * Outline Your Paper * Create Your First Draft * Revise and Edit Your Draft * Present Your Paper So take a deep breath, relax-and get ready to write a top-notchresearch paper!

For the Love of Rescue Dogs

For the Love of Rescue Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Colvin,Carol Griglione,Mick McAulife
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1621871908
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For the Love of Rescue Dogs by Tom Colvin,Carol Griglione,Mick McAulife Summary

The perfect read before you bring your rescue pet home, For the Love of Dogs is a witty and informative book on all things canine-related. Featuring over 250 stunning pictures of cute dogs, this resource illustrates the many facets of their personality, provides tips on training, and explains the best ways to care for a rescue dog. Know how to give them the life they’ve always wanted as you flip through the pages of this books that’s as adorable as it is enlightening!

How To Speak Dog

How To Speak Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley Coren
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451625685
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“A must read for all dog owners.” —The Washington Post “The best key to what dogs are thinking.” —The Seattle Times How to Speak Dog is one of the few books today that show us what dogs are trying to tell us, not just how we can control them. 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.

Good Dog

Good Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Evelyn Pang,Hilary Louie
Editor: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1929242891
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Good Dog by Evelyn Pang,Hilary Louie Summary

When kids teach kids about dogs, everybody has fun! You'll learn how to how to watch a dog and figure out what he is feeling or doing. And you will learn how to teach him cool things like "Sit," "Come," and "Stay" just like professional trainers do - and even learn how to use clickers and targets when you train! Show everyone you can help a dog be a Good Dog! Written in a way that good 8-12 year old readers can understand. Illustrated by the authors.

Trouble Follows Kids and Dogs

Trouble Follows Kids and Dogs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin Wood
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453551255
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Trouble Follows Kids and Dogs by Robin Wood Summary

Never having the influence of a male, five-year old Billy has been afraid of men and big dogs all his life. Enter his Kindergarten teacher at the Concrete Elementary School. Gunnar Smyth loves kids and can’t figure out why Billy singled him out to hate. Billy’s mother, Francine Dodd, hasn’t had time for men since her husband died. She meets the handsome teacher for a conference on her son’s behavioral problem and her heart pounds. Gunnar moves in next door to them with his Saint Bernard dog. Now the fights escalate between Billy, his cats and the dog. Trouble follows the kid and dog until both nearly lose their lives up on Baker Lake. It’s a lesson in growing up and learning to love for all of them.

Miller and Evans' Anatomy of the Dog - E-Book

Miller and Evans' Anatomy of the Dog - E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John W. Hermanson,Howard E. Evans,Alexander de Lahunta
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
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Featuring unparalleled full-color illustrations and detailed descriptions, Miller and Evan’s Anatomy of the Dog, 5th Edition makes it easy to master the intricate details of canine morphology. Content has been updated throughout the text to reflect the latest knowledge regarding the development, structure, and function of the canine body. Chapters in the text are logically organized by body system and written by expert anatomists who lend their extensive knowledge of particular structures. Plus, there’s a special introductory chapter on breed categories from the American Kennel Club to help you understand dog breeds and how they are determined. This new edition also features an enhanced focus on digital radiology and includes upgraded MR and CT scans throughout the text. Most notably, however, are the elaborate full-color illustrations by expert medical illustrators that bring complex anatomy to life in a way that no other vet text can. Overall, Miller and Evan’s Anatomy of the Dog is an invaluable reference for veterinary students, clinicians, technicians, breeders, and animal specialists alike. Elaborate full-color illustrations created by expert medical illustrators bring canine structures to life and enhance your understanding of their function. The most up-to-date nomenclature from the Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria (NAV) ― the standard reference for anatomical (zootomical) terminology — is reflected throughout the text’s content. Up-to-date text and bibliographic references from the most current literature offer easy access to all primary sources of information for further study and interpretation. Expert anatomist authors contribute their current knowledge of particular structures. Chapters logically organized by body system follows the course structure in most veterinary school curricula. Coverage of AKC breed categories offers a basic understanding of dog breeds and how they are determined by the American Kennel Club. NEW! Co-editor John W. Hermanson joins the team of Evans and de Lahunta to provide further expertise in the areas of anatomy and comparative anatomy. NEW! Upgraded digital radiology with a special emphasis on MR and CT scans has been incorporated throughout the text.

Pet Photography

Pet Photography Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alan Hess
Editor: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133953602
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This new entry in the From Snapshots to Great Shots series will teach readers everything they need to know about photographing their pets. Like all books in the series, the book will offer instruction on basic photographic technique, discussing exposure settings, lighting, equipment, etc. Then the book will dive into working with various types of animals, posing them, capturing action shots, and working with multiple subjects. From Snapshots to Great Shots is a beautiful how-to photography series that provides the perfect blend of instruction, inspiration, and reference for specific camera models and photography concepts. Featuring a clear, elegant design; outstanding images that educate and inspire; and a friendly, accessible voice, this series helps photographers get great shots every time they pick up their camera.

My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat #10

My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat #10 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Henry Winkler,Lin Oliver
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ISBN: 1101098864
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On Halloween day, Hank comes to school dressed in what he thinks is the perfect costume-a table in an Italian restaurant. Nick McKelty, the resident school bully (dressed in a total blood and guts costume), thinks Hank's costume is wimpy and that Hank wouldn't know how to be scary and gross if his life depended on it! So Hank decides to create the scariest haunted house ever and invite McKelty over to show him what scary really is. The only problem is that Hank's dog, Cheerio, is scared of Hank's haunted house. So scared, in fact, that when Hank tries to find him, he's nowhere in sight! Have Hank's Halloween hijinks gone too far?

The Everything Book of Dogs and Puppies

The Everything Book of Dogs and Puppies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DK
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ISBN: 1465479422
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A magical book about dogs and puppies for young readers to treasure. A perfect book for any child interested in dogs and puppies, this is an all-around introduction to the world of dog breeds and puppy behavior. Children will learn all about their favorite dog breeds, such as the golden retriever and Chihuahua, and how similar dogs are to their wild wolf cousins. Colorful images, fun facts, and bite-size chunks of information make this a must for kids with a passion for dogs.

The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog

The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Terry Ryan
Editor: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1617810223
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Terry Ryan is one of the most well-known figures in the world of positive dog training. She has been a mentor to a generation of trainers world-wide. In The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog, Terry presents a complete guide to help families raise a happy and well-mannered dog using techniques and games that are both fun and effective. Though this is a new book with a new focus, some will recognize parts from several of Terry's previous books, the original Toolbox For Remodeling Your Problem Dog, Coaching People To Train Their Dogs and The Bark Stops Here. The focus of this book is the family dog and all that phrase implies including the interactions between kids and dogs, household management strategies, common behavioral problems and training games the whole family (and dog!) can enjoy. Terry's fans will remember her 1998 book The Toolbox for Remodeling Your Problem Dog. This was one the first books to translate the science of dog behavior and training into practical and easily understood skills for both pet owner and trainer. The focus was on how to solve behavior problems. Now, as Terry puts it, her emphasis is on circumventing problems by rewarding good behavior and teaching alternative behaviors to replace those that are less desirable.

Zeus, Dog of Chaos

Zeus, Dog of Chaos Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062885979
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Kristin O’Donnell Tubb, the award-winning author of A Dog Like Daisy, delivers another heartwarming must-read middle grade novel for dog lovers. Equal parts funny and poignant, this book from the point of view of the service dog, Zeus, is perfect for fans of Max and A Dog Called Homeless. Zeus comes from a long line of heroic dogs, and he dreams of glory as a K9 commander. But he receives a much more dangerous assignment—middle school! And as all good service dogs know, the only way to get through hostile territory is by being invisible. Zeus’s new human, Madden, is diabetic, and he wants to be invisible, too. That’s hard to do with a huge German Shepherd at his side to alert him when his blood sugar drops. And it’s even harder because Madden makes this noise called music that draws attention. Zeus’s mission becomes clear: he must destroy music. While Zeus’s training prepared him for his most important job—keeping Madden safe—he discovers the human world is complicated. As Madden dreams of winning the state band competition and tries to reconnect with his mom, the lieutenant, Zeus must learn that, sometimes, you need to stand out to fulfill your duty.

Successful Tails

Successful Tails Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia H. Wheeler, PhD.
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477264752
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Successful Tails is a heartwarming collection of stories and photos of therapy dogs at work. The testimonials and stories run the gamut of emotions. Some will make you laugh or smile, while other will bring tears to your eyes. This book isn't just for people who want to become therapy dog handlers or staff at sites and programs that would like to have therapy dogs for those they serve, though both of these groups will find it useful. This book is for everyone.

Chaser

Chaser Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John W. Pilley,Hilary Hinzmann
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ISBN: 0544102436
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The amazing story of a very smart Border collie who redefined animal intelligence. A joyous explanation of behavior, learning, and perception—any pet owner, parent, teacher, or psychologist will be enriched by this book. Chaser has fascinated dog lovers and scientists alike. Her story reveals the potential for extending dialogue with dogs well beyond "fetch." When retired psychology professor John Pilley first got his new Border collie puppy, Chaser, he wanted to explore the boundaries of language learning and communication between humans and man's best friend. Exhibiting intelligence previously thought impossible in dogs, Chaser soon learned the names of more than a thousand toys and sentences with multiple elements of grammar. Chaser's accomplishments are revolutionizing the way we think about the intelligence of animals. John and Chaser's inspiring journey demonstrates the power of learning through play and opens our eyes to the boundless potential in the animals we love. "The most scientifically important dog in over a century." — Brian Hare, founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center

Born to Bark

Born to Bark Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley Coren
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439189226
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"For Christmas the woman who would become my wife bought me a dog—a little terrier. The next year her Christmas gift to me was a shotgun. Most of the people in my family believe that those two gifts were not unrelated." So begins Born to Bark, the charming new memoir by psychologist and beloved dog expert Stan Coren of his relationship with an irrepressible gray Cairn terrier named Flint. Stan immediately loved the pup for his friendly nature and indefatigable spirit, though his wife soon found the dog’s unpredictable exuberance difficult to deal with, to say the least. Even though Flint drove Stan’s wife up the wall, he became the joy of Stan’s life. The key to unlocking this psychologist-author’s way of looking at dog behavior, Flint also became the inspiration behind Coren’s classic, The Intelligence of Dogs. Undeterred by Flint’s irrepressible behavior (and by the breeder’s warning that he might be untrainable), Coren set out to prove that his furry companion could pass muster with the best of them. He persevered in training the unruly dog and even ventured into the competitive circles of obedience trials in dog shows, where Flint eventually made canine history as the highest-scoring Cairn terrier in obedience competition up to that time. (Stan chose not to tell his wife that the highest-ranking obedience dog of that year, a border collie, earned a total score that was fifty times higher.) The longest-running popular expert on human-dog bonding, Coren has enlivened his respected books and theories about dogs with accounts of his own experiences in training, living with, loving, and trying to understand them. A consummate storyteller, Coren now tells the wry, poignant, goofy, and good-hearted tale of his life with the dog who (in the words of his own book titles) taught him How to Speak Dog and How Dogs Think and whose antics made him ask Why Does My Dog Act That Way? Illustrated with Coren’s own delightful line drawings and photos, and interwoven with his heartfelt anecdotes of other beloved dogs from his earlier life, Born to Bark is an irresistible good dog/bad dog tale of this extraordinary, willful pooch and his profound impact on his master’s insights into canine behavior as a research psychologist and on his outlook on life as a whole.

Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

Animal Handling and Physical Restraint Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. B. Chastain
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498761941
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Key features: Stresses safety in handling, restraint, and containment of animals Covers handling and restraint of all domestic and common tamed animals and provides information on normal animal behavior and welfare Discusses how to recognize signs in animals of poor handling and containment Reviews zoonotic disease risks to animal handlers, particularly from normal-appearing animals, and how to avoid transmission of disease Features over 200 informative line drawings for clarity and simplicity of illustration Explains how to tie useful knots and hitches and when to use them for restraint Includes basic ethical considerations and legal liabilities of animal handling and containment Presents steps to prevent animal escapes, barn fires, and problems with transport Authored by an experienced veterinary educator in clinical medicine for veterinarians, veterinary students, pre-veterinary students, veterinary technicians and technologists, animal scientists, and animal owners Proper handling and restraint are essential to the welfare of captive animals, allowing them to be examined, groomed and treated in ways that contribute to their optimum quantity and quality of life. The aim of the book is to prepare future or current veterinarians and veterinary technologists, technicians/nurses, and assistants to be able to handle animals more safely and gain the confidence of animals and their owners. In turn, they will be able to instruct owners in proper animal handling methods, reducing the risk of physical injury or mutual infectious diseases. Throughout the book, the author emphasises that each animal is an individual and each handling environment provides its own advantages and disadvantages: handling an animal safely, humanely and efficiently requires practical knowledge of the species’ normal behaviour. This is explored in detail in each of the species-based chapters, which cover proper handling of domestic household and laboratory animals, as well as farm and ranch animals where safe handling aids the producer in both humane practice and greater profitability. After reading this book, the practitioner or student will be versed in the most basic part of the art of veterinary medicine: the safe handling of animals.

Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things

Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Billings
Editor: Good Press
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"Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things" by Josh Billings. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sanskrit-English dictionary Pdf/ePub eBook Author: M. Monier
Editor: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5885014388
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