Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Adaptation and Learning / Edition 1

Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Adaptation and Learning / Edition 1

by Steven R. Lindsay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813807549

ISBN-13: 9780813807546

Pub. Date: 12/05/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Twenty-five years of study and experience went into the making of this one-of-a-kind reference. Veterinarians, animal scientists, dog owners, trainers, consultants, and counsellors will find this book a benchmark reference and handbook concerning positive, humane management and control of dogs.

Reflecting the author's extensive work with dogs, this book promises

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Twenty-five years of study and experience went into the making of this one-of-a-kind reference. Veterinarians, animal scientists, dog owners, trainers, consultants, and counsellors will find this book a benchmark reference and handbook concerning positive, humane management and control of dogs.

Reflecting the author's extensive work with dogs, this book promises thorough explanations of topics, and proven behavioural strategies that have been designed, tested, and used by the author. More than 50 figures and tables illustrate this unique and significant contribution to dog behaviour, training, and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813807546
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
410
Sales rank:
771,399
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.

1. Origins and Domestication.

2. Development of Behaviour.

3. Neurobiology of Behaviour and Learning.

4. Sensory Abilities.

5. Biological and Dispositional Constraints on Learning.

6. Classical Conditioning.

7. Instrumental Learning.

8. Aversive Control of Behavior.

9. Learning and Behavioral Disturbances.

10. Human-Dog Companionship: Cultural and Psychological Significance.

Index.

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