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Dogs Behaving Badly

An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs

Dr. Nicholas Dodman, one of Tufts’ expert animal psychologists and the acclaimed author of The Dog Who Loved Too Much, offers guidelines on normal canine behavior and how to recognize when your dog needs professional help. Includes an appendix of behavioral modification techniques and invaluable information on drug therapy, aging, separation anxiety, irrational fears and more. Here are simple, sensible, step-by-step instructions on diet, exercise, environment, and lifestyle changes that any pet owner can safely implement to effect seemingly miraculous improvement in their dog's behavior. Authoritative, entertaining, and immensely practical, Dr. Dodman proves that when it comes to caring for man's best friend, he's the best friend we have.