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An engaging, thoughtful, and helpful guide to the collective wisdom of our constant companions that shows how we can all benefit from becoming a little more canine in our human interactions.
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Overview

An engaging, thoughtful, and helpful guide to the collective wisdom of our constant companions that shows how we can all benefit from becoming a little more canine in our human interactions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399529160
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 11/4/2003
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.64 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Matt Weinstein is the founder of Playfair Inc., an international management consulting company. Called "The Master of Playfulness" by People magazine, he has been honored by Successful Meetings Magazine as one of "21 Speakers for the 21st Century." He is the author of Managing to Have Fun.

Luke Barber is the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor of philosophy at Richmond College in Dallas, Texas, and the co-author with Matt Weinstein of Work Like Your Dog.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xvii
1. Dogs Are Happy 1
2. Dogs Show Their Love Openly 5
3. Dogs Love to Play 9
4. Dogs Are Real Friends 13
5. Dogs Know How to Love 17
6. Dogs Aren't Shy About Saying Hello 21
7. Dogs Adapt to Change 25
8. Dogs Take Praise in Stride 31
9. Dogs Listen Deeply (Even If They Don't Understand) 35
10. Dogs Forgive Easily 39
11. Dogs Are Good Company 45
12. Dogs Rejoice in the Small Pleasures 49
13. Dogs Love the One They're With 55
14. Dogs Travel Lightly 59
15. Dogs Bring Joy with Them 63
16. Dogs Keep Hoping 67
17. Dogs Celebrate, Celebrate, Celebrate 71
18. Dogs Ask for Help 75
19. Dogs Don't Bite When a Growl Will Do 79
20. Dogs Take Criticism Without Resentment 83
21. Dogs Don't Mind Being the Butt of a Joke 87
22. Dogs Are Healthy 91
23. Dogs Are Enthusiastic and Energetic 95
24. Dogs Always Come Home 99
25. Dogs, Even Old Ones, Can Learn New Tricks 103
26. Dogs Don't Compare Themselves to Others 109
27. Dogs Don't Need Designer Water--An Open Toilet Seat Will Do 113
28. Dogs Don't Get Stuck in the Negative 117
29. Dogs Are Easily Entertained 121
30. Dogs Are Happy with a Simple Life 125
31. Dogs Are Patient 129
32. Dogs Know When to Let Go 133
33. Dogs Know How to Get Comfortable 137
34. Dogs Are In Tune with Their Bodies 141
35. Dogs Don't Roll Over for Just Anyone 145
36. Dogs Scratch Where It Itches 149
37. Dogs Are Good Judges of Character 153
38. Dogs Don't Sweat the Small Stuff (or Anything Else!) 157
39. Dogs Turn Work Into Play 161
40. Dogs Know How to Receive Gifts 167
41. Dogs Look Beneath the Surface 171
42. Dogs Are Satisfied 175
43. Dogs Don't Care About Dog Breath 179
44. Dogs Are Optimistic 183
45. Dogs Know Their Limits 187
46. Dogs Like Treats 191
47. Dogs Lick Their Problems 195
48. Dogs Know That Every Rear End Has Some Valuable Information 199
49. Dogs Know There Is a Time for Sitting and Staying 203
50. Dogs Don't Complain About the Menu 207
51. Dogs Know the Antidote to Stress 211
52. Dogs Know What They Are 215
53. Dogs Shake Off Their Pests 219
54. Dogs Go with the Flow 223
55. Dogs Are Faithful 227
56. Dogs Run Free 231
57. Dogs Don't Care About Breed 235
58. Dogs Aim to Please 239
59. Dogs Are Loyal 243
60. Dogs Follow Their Noses 247
61. Dogs Are Courageous 251
62. Dogs Are Curious 255
63. Dogs Laugh Freely and Wastefully 261
64. Dogs Are Sensitive 265
65. Dogs Are Compassionate 269
66. Dogs Know When to Hold On 273
67. Dogs Dance with Life and Death 279
Photographer Credits 283
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