In Defence of Dogs

Why Dogs Need Our Understanding

A dog is not for Christmas. This is.

John Bradshaw, one of the world's leading dog experts, brings us a compelling insight into what dogs would ask us for, if only they knew how.

The dog has been mankind's faithful companion for tens of thousands of years, yet today finds itself in crisis throughout the western world. Until just over a hundred years ago, most dogs worked for their living, and each of the many breeds had become well suited, over countless generations, to the task for which they were bred. Now, in their purely domestic roles we fail to understand their needs. And it is time that someone stood up for dogdom: not the caricature of the wolf in a dog suit, ready to dominate its unsuspecting owner at the first sign of weakness, not the trophy animal that collects rosettes and kudos for its breeder, but the real dog, the pet that just wants to be one of the family and enjoy life.

Biologists now know far more about what really makes dogs tick than they did twenty years ago, but this new understanding has been slow to percolate through to owners, and has not yet made enough of a difference to the lives of the dogs themselves. This book is here to set the record straight.

Portrait
John Bradshaw is Director of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol, and author of the New York Times bestsellers Cat Sense and In Defence of Dogs, and co-author of The Trainable Cat. He lives in Southampton, England.
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt i
Seitenzahl 352, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 11.07.2011
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781846142963
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
eBook
9,49
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 40311396
    Cat Sense
    von John Bradshaw
    eBook
    9,49
  • 35139219
    Das Kind in uns
    von John Bradshaw
    eBook
    9,99
  • 45865308
    Homo Deus
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    eBook
    8,99
  • 52002341
    Lion: A Long Way Home
    von Saroo Brierley
    eBook
    8,49
  • 52326856
    The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    von Arundhati Roy
    eBook
    12,99
  • 41814853
    Sapiens
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    eBook
    6,89
  • 46329838
    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    von J. D. Vance
    eBook
    11,89
  • 48075438
    No Middle Name
    von Lee Child
    eBook
    14,99
  • 42043156
    God Help the Child
    von Toni Morrison
    eBook
    8,49
  • 38584252
    The Intelligent Investor, Rev. Ed
    von Benjamin Graham
    eBook
    14,99
  • 40310465
    The Girl You Left Behind
    von Jojo Moyes
    eBook
    6,99
  • 45357963
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
    von J.K. Rowling
    (17)
    eBook
    12,99
  • 28114519
    Brave New World
    von Aldous Huxley
    eBook
    8,49
  • 33111735
    Unorthodox
    von Deborah Feldman
    eBook
    10,49 bisher 16,99
  • 31408804
    The 4-Hour Work Week
    von Timothy Ferriss
    eBook
    10,99
  • 35459858
    Wild
    von Cheryl Strayed
    eBook
    7,99
  • 46327307
    Weapons of Math Destruction
    von Cathy O'Neil
    eBook
    10,99
  • 61173742
    No Is Not Enough
    von Naomi Klein
    eBook
    10,99
  • 47726901
    Dunstan
    von Conn Iggulden
    eBook
    12,99
  • 47704295
    Born a Crime
    von Trevor Noah
    eBook
    16,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

In Defence of Dogs

In Defence of Dogs

von John Bradshaw

eBook
9,49
+
=
Born A Crime

Born A Crime

von Trevor Noah

eBook
10,99
+
=

für

20,48

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen