Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy (Paperback)
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Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages
Published: 26/03/2020
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The must-have guide to improving your dog's life-filled with science-backed advice for making your dog truly happy.

"Zazie Todd does dogs the immeasurably good favor of taking their happiness seriously."-Alexandra Horowitz, author of Our Dogs, Ourselves

Did you know that seemingly noiseless electronics may upset your dog? Or that letting your dog sniff the breeze is one of the best gifts you can give?

At long last, Wag demystifies the inner lives of dogs. Certified Fear-Free trainer and social psychologist, Zazie Todd, distills the latest canine science and shares recommendations from leading veterinarians, researchers, and trainers to help you cultivate a rewarding and respectful relationship with your dog-which offers many benefits for you, your family, and your four-legged friend.

Features include:

A Check List for a Happy Dog

Enrichment exercises

How to socialize a new puppy

How to reduce fear and anxiety in dogs

Tips for visiting the vet

Information on aging dogs

Expert interviews with vets and psychologists

And so much more!

"Dog owners and those considering becoming one should appreciate Todd's substantial insight into how dogs and humans relate to one another"

-Publishers Weekly

Publisher: Greystone Books,Canada
ISBN: 9781771643795
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The author's evidence-based analysis simplifies the science and reduces essential elements into practical, replicable activities geared toward enriching a dog's life." --Library Journal, Review "Dog owners and those considering becoming one should appreciate Todd's substantial insight into how dogs and humans relate to one another" --Publishers Weekly "Zazie Todd does dogs the immeasurably good favor of taking their happiness seriously. Todd is dialed in to the science of dogs and a thoughtful trainer of dogs. Everything she writes about, you want to know. Wag is a welcome addition to the books geared to helping you help your dog." --Alexandra Horowitz, author of Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond and the New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know "[Cutting-edge] science can be hard to get your head around. So thank you Zazie Todd for sorting through it all, making it relevant, and keeping it simple. This is a book your dog will want you to read." --Dr. Mark Evans, former RSPCA vet and TV presenter "Wag will become a benchmark for the way that dogs need to be cared for: as sentient creatures experiencing emotions, just like us. This is a real achievement and it will make a big difference to the lives of dogs and people." --Dr. Pete Wedderburn, veterinarian and author "Wag is a must-read for all dog lovers. An amazing, well-written book that makes canine science easy to understand and apply in a useful manner to improve dogs' lives and the relationship we have with them. The anecdotes about Dr. Todd's dogs are the highlight of the book." --Dr. Wailani Sung, board-certified veterinary behaviorist, San Francisco SPCA "Fortunately for all of us, Dr. Zazie Todd has written a delightful, compact, evidence-based guide to building better partnerships with our dogs and sending more joy their way." --Bronwen Dickey, author of Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon "Dog lovers will find this book fascinating, and their pets will be delighted their owners have read it." --Hal Herzog, author of Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard To Think Straight About Animals. "Well-written and packed with great advice, this book could fundamentally change the relationship between you and your dog." --David Grimm, author of Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs "Using the latest canine science, Zazie Todd gives us a clear and compassionate guide to bringing out the best in your dog." --Gregory Berns, New York Times-bestselling author of How Dogs Love Us In reading this book, you will truly benefit from Zazie's impeccable research, sound knowledge and immense love of dogs." --Pam Johnson-Bennett, best-selling author ofThink Like a Cat

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