Canine Play Behavior

Canine Play Behavior

The Science of Dogs at Play

Book - 2013
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Dogs at play how it works

Almost all dogs love to play by themselves, with other dogs, people, objects and toys. But what do we really know about play? Is it possible that what looks like play is something else entirely? German author Mechtild Kaufer presents findings from scores of researchers worldwide who study why dogs play, the benefits they get from play and how to recognize the "rules" of play that dogs follow to keep their play behaviors fun and safe. For those wanting to research this subject more, the book is thoroughly referenced. There are dozens of color photographs included to help illustrate the actions of dogs at play.

Publisher: Wenatchee, Washington, U.S.A. :, Dogwise Publishing, a division of Direct Book Service, Inc.,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781617811531
Branch Call Number: 636.7 K953c 2013
Characteristics: xvi, 236 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm


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Dec 30, 2015

This is a meta-analysis. The author may be very knowledgeable about dogs, but this book brings together findings from many researchers in an organized fashion. There is very little personal input from the author.


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