Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog

Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavi

  • Title: Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog
  • Author: John Paul Scott John L. Fuller
  • ISBN: 9780226743387
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
  • The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date Anyone interested in breeding,The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date Anyone interested in breeding, training, or canine behavior must own this book Wayne Hunthausen, D.V.M Director of Animal Behavior Consultations This pioneering research on dog behavioral genetics is a timeless classic for all serious students of ethology and canine behavior Dr Michael Fox, Senior Advisor to the President, The Humane Society of the United States A major authoritative work Immensely rewarding reading for anyone concerned with dog breeding Times Literary Supplement The last comprehensive study of dog behavior was concluded than thirty years ago, when John Paul Scott and John L Fuller published their seminal work Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog Mark Derr, The Atlantic Monthly Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is essential reading for anyone involved in the breeding of dogs No breeder can afford to ignore the principles of proper socialization first discovered and articulated in this landmark study The Monks of New Skete, authors of How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend and the video series Raising Your Dog with the Monks of New Skete.

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    1. A bit too academic for my liking. It is what it says on the cover, I suppose, so a lot of tables, etc.The most interesting point to come out of it all was that, although the dog exhibits different traits to the wolf (since the 1990's the dog, canis lupus familiaris, has been considered only as a subsecies of the wolf, canis lupus, rather than as a separate species), it sometimes exhibits pack behaviour, which is a wolf trait rather than one of the domestic dog.This would lead me to believe that [...]

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