The Science Behind a Happy Dog
Canine Training, Thinking and Behaviour
Emma Grigg and Tammy Donaldson
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.