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Tail Talk: Understanding the Secret Language of Dogs
     

Tail Talk: Understanding the Secret Language of Dogs

by Sophie Collins, Karen Overall (Foreword by)
 

What are dogs really trying to tell us? Is that smile a sign of happiness or nervousness? Is she yawning because she'stired or stressed? Such quizzical gestures and other canine conundrums are explained in this smart photographic primer. A pup's ears, eyes, head, mouth and teeth, back and legs, and tail all work in concert to convey his mood. This handy guide lays

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What are dogs really trying to tell us? Is that smile a sign of happiness or nervousness? Is she yawning because she'stired or stressed? Such quizzical gestures and other canine conundrums are explained in this smart photographic primer. A pup's ears, eyes, head, mouth and teeth, back and legs, and tail all work in concert to convey his mood. This handy guide lays out the canine body-language alphabet, letter by letter, then neatly illustrates the various body parts "speaking" together. A refreshing approach to understanding man's best friend, this expert-approved guide is indispensable for every dog owner.

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DOG FANCY
...helps people decipher their dogs\' body language. Using photographs that show different canine body postures, the book provides visual and verbal explanations of what your dog is trying to communicate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811860772
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
08/04/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Sophie Collins is a writer, editor, and pet lover. She and her talkative terrier live in the south of England.

Dr. Karen L. Overall is a veterinarian and former director of an animal behavior clinic. She lives in Pennsylvania.

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