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Title:
The modern dog : a joyful exploration of how we live with dogs today
Author:
Coren, Stanley.
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Edition:
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Free Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
HOW DOGS FIT INTO THE WORLD OF PEOPLE. The modern dog -- Why Neanderthals don't rule the world -- The children of Anubis -- The patron saint of dogs -- Cloning Rover, Fluffy, and Snuppy -- Venus, Mars, or Pluto? -- Do you look like your dog? -- WHAT DOGS DO. Dogs in the witness box -- Why do dogs have wet noses? -- Why dogs sniff each other's tails -- The laughing dog -- The sport of queens -- Dogs that wait and dogs that come home -- Can a dog really love? -- TALKING WITH DOGS. What's in a name? -- The universal dog language translator -- Are dogs and cats incompetable? -- What dogs can teach kids -- Confidants to kings and presidents -- DOGS AND MODERN SOCIETY. Medicine for the mind -- The lion dogs of Buddha -- When a marriage goes to the dogs, who gets Fido? -- Wildlife and bloody murder -- Astromutts -- Semper Fido -- BENEFITS OF DOG OWNERSHIP. The curse of the vampire -- Physicians and psychiatrists with paws -- Best friends and bed partners -- Can dogs help fight cancer? -- Guardian angel -- Are there dogs in heaven?
Electronic Access:
Contributor biographical information
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0901/2008034009-b.html
ISBN:
9781416593683
Format :
Book

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