Hot New Pet Book Release -- What is a Dog?
Think you know a lot about dogs, or want to know more? This new book What is a Dog? by Raymond Coppinger and Lorna Coppinger will likely change how you look at your pet dog. It provides a fascinating look at what "being a dog" actually entails, both genetically and behaviorally.
Of the world's dogs, less than two hundred million are pets, living with humans who provide food, shelter, squeaky toys, and fashionable sweaters. But roaming the planet are five times as many dogs who are their own masters--neighborhood dogs, dump dogs, mountain dogs.
They are dogs, not companions, and these dogs, like pigeons or squirrels, are highly adapted scavengers who have evolved to fit particular niches in the vicinity of humans.
In What Is a Dog? experts on dog behavior Raymond and Lorna Coppinger present an eye-opening analysis of the evolution and adaptations of these unleashed dogs and what they can reveal about the species as a whole.
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Posted by Super Cool Pets Staff at April 22, 2016 2:06 AM