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New Knowledge of Dog Behavior

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Is it heredity or environment that shapes the dog? A happy accident on the way to understanding human behavior led to information that is still important for the modern dog breeder and trainer. After WWII researchers J.P. Scott and John L. Fuller, authors of Genetics and Social Behavior of the Dog, bred and cross-bred dogs in their quest to understand human heredity and be ...more
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Published November 30th 1963 by Dogwise Publishing
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Virginia Lee Boylan
Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: animals, non-fiction
An oldie but still a goodie. Explores the early knowledge of dog behavior and is still useful after all these years.
Christie Bane
Sep 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book and I loved it even though it was written in 1963. It's about then-current research into methods for breeding the best-possible guide dogs. It's mainly about methods used at GDB, although TSE is also mentioned a few times, and the studies done at Jackson Laboratory in Maine. Breeding is largely a mystery to me and even though this book is old, it helped me to understand more about breeding than any of the numerous contemporary sources I've looked at.

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The best book on dogs I've read. All about genetics.
David
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
If you haven't read this book and you think you are a serious dog trainer, breeder, handler, helper or anything to do with dogs then you should. It all starts here.
Robin
Dec 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
foundational finding for any dog person. Includes puppy evaluating -stages of puppy development. Big impression. Highly recommended.
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