Understanding Dogs: Living and Working With Canine Companions

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
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Can people have authentic social relationships with speechless animals? What does your dog mean to you, your understanding of yourself, and your perceived and actual relationships with others and the world? What do you mean to your dog?

Author Biography

Clinton R. Sanders is co-author of Regarding Animals (Temple) and Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introduction: The Relationship between People and Petsp. 1
The Everyday Dog Owner: Knowing and Living with Dogsp. 16
The Guide Dog Owner: Dependence and Lovep. 39
The Veterinarian: Caring for Canine Patientsp. 59
The Guide Dog Trainer: Understanding and Teaching Dogsp. 89
Animal Abilities and Human-Animal Interactionp. 111
Notesp. 149
Referencesp. 177
Indexp. 197
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