I was amazed how much I learned in a short time with this book. I can’t say I now understand what’s going on in their heads, but I learned how to improve our relationship.
Release Date: January 7, 2014
The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones
by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
The book authors has done a great job of making it readable or the vets were good writers because the book is engaging and clever. Information is presented with examples of specifically named dogs, which brings the information to life; pictures are included; and each chapter has a wrap up “What Did we Say?”
Veterinary Behaviorists are here to decode how dogs think, how they communicate, and how they learn.
In Decoding Your Dog, these experts analyze problem behaviors, decipher the latest studies, and correct common misconceptions and outmoded theories.
The book includes:
• Effective, veterinary-approved positive training methods
• Expert advice on socialization, house training, and exercise
• Remedies for behavior problems such as separation anxiety and aggression
• New breakthroughs in psychopharmacology and treatment available for a range of issues
Combining cutting-edge science with accessible and adaptable real-life examples, Decoding Your Dog is a must-have dog behavior guide that will resolve the complaints and curiosities, and, ultimately, challenge the way we think about our dogs.
About the Author
Drs. Debra Horwitz and John Ciribassi are experts and leaders in the field of veterinary behavior, with decades of combined experience. Dr. Horwitz, past president of the ACVB, was named 2012 Ceva veterinarian of the year and NAVC small animal speaker of the year, and Dr. Ciribassi, past president of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, is a popular speaker and author.