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Top 5 Dog Books that can Help You Become a Better Dog Owner!
Our furkids may be our life and soul, but how much do we really know about our doggos? With the exception of Scooby Doo, it can be hard to understand how to best care for our furry friends.
To ensure that you and your fur-kid can live your best lives, we have compiled a list of best dog guides recommended by professional trainers and behavioral experts!
(The purchase link to these books can be accessed by clicking onto the book's title!)
1) What Dogs Want: An Illustrated Guide for Happy Dog Care and Training
Author(s): Mat Ward
Goodreads Review: 4/5
This book will help uncover the meaning of your pupper's body language and bark along with fascinating new details about how dogs perceive the world.
As one of the best instructors in modern dog-training, Mat Ward demonstrates that once you understand your puppy or dog, you can train them with love and encouragement so that they can feel comfortable in your house.This book also teaches exciting new games that encourage communication and discipline — all while having fun with your furry friend!
(P.S: Every page has fun illustrations that perfectly sum up what's going on in your dog's head. How adorable is that?)
2) Cesar’s Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
Author(s): Cesar Millan & Melissa Jo Peltier
Goodreads Review: 3.8/5
Cesar’s formula for a contented and balanced dog seems impossibly simple: exercise, discipline, and affection, in that order. Taking readers through the basics of dog psychology and behavior, Cesar shares the inside details of some of his most fascinating cases, using them to illustrate how common behavior issues develop and, more important, how they can be corrected. You'll learn:
• What your dog really needs may not be what you’re giving him
• Why a dog’s natural pack instincts are the key to your happy relationship
• How to relate to your dog on a canine level
• There are no “problem breeds,” just problem owners
• How to choose a dog who’s right for you and your family
• The difference between discipline and punishment
• And much more!
3) Bones Would Rain From the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships With Dogs
Author(s): Suzanne Clothier
Goodreads Review: 4.2/5
This extraordinary book takes a radical new direction in understanding our life with canines and offers us astonishing new lessons about our pets.
From changing the misbehaviours and habits that upset us, to seeing the world from their unique and natural perspective, to finding a deep connection with another being, Bones Would Rain from the Sky will help you receive an incomparable gift: a profound, lifelong relationship with the dog you love.
4) Dog is Love: The Science of Why and How Your Dog Loves You
Author(s): Clive Wynne
Goodreads Review: 4/5
Any dog owner knows that the bond with their dog is unique. The unparalleled loyalty and total devotion of a dog seems the stuff of true love - but is this a whimsical construction that bears little relation to reality?
Through ground-breaking scientific experiments and eye-opening historical evidence, canine behavioural psychologist Dr Clive Wynne unlocks the secret to our unique bond with dogs: their capacity to love, an unprecedented attribute in the animal kingdom.
This is a delightful, heart-warming and fascinating analysis of the unique bond between humans and dogs, perfect for anyone who shares their home with their dog and wonders just how much they love you. It will change the way you interact with dogs and help you get the best out of them in a way that will be truly life-changing.
5) Dogology: The Weird and Wonderful Science of Dogs
Author(s): Stefan Gates
Goodreads Review: 3.8/5
Dogology explores the bizarre and hilarious world of canine science. Burning questions will all be answered, such as:
• Do dogs feel guilt, love, happiness or jealousy?
• Do dogs dream? If so, what about?
• How do dogs smell epilepsy, cancer and human sadness?
• What does your dog hear when you talk?
Packed with fascinating facts, quirky scientific revelations and weird stories about our furry friends, Dogology offers a secret glimpse inside the canine body and mind!
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