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On talking terms with dogs - calming signals 2nd edition - cover

On talking terms with dogs - calming signals 2nd edition

Turid Rugaas

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

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Summary

Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals,” which are signals dogs use to avoid conflict, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and people. These are the dogs' attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression.
 
Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You,' DTB788, is also available. The DVD shows footage of many calming signals, how dogs use them, and how you can use them to calm your dog. 
 
• Learn to identify situations that are stressful to your dog so that you can resolve or avoid them.
 
• Rehabilitate a dog that has lost her ability to read or give calming signals.
 
• Become a keen observer of canine behavior at home, in the community, and among dogs to get better behavior and build a solid relationship.
 
• This new edition has outstanding photographs with captions interpreting what you observe
 
Experts praise Turid's work
 
Invaluable! The insightful observations of Turid Rugaas can help all of us have a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our dogs. This beautifully illustrated book belongs in the home of dog lovers everywhere.
 
Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D. author, The Other End of the Leash, Cautious Canine, Feeling Outnumbered and more
 
I personally owe Turid a great debt because her work validated my observations that dogs are trying very hard to ‘talk' to us. This book was my guide and added amazing volume to my knowledge base. Her book provided the confidence to continue watching and interpreting. What a lovely gift! 
 
Brenda Aloff author of Aggression In Dogs and Canine Body Language, A Photographic Guide
 
This new revised edition is a “must have!” Even if you own the previous edition the photos and examples along with the writing are worth it. Turid has a wonderful gift of making everything so easy to understand and relate to…(she has made) an enormous contribution to mankind in our ever-increasing knowledge of “man's best friend”—our dogs.
 
Pamela Dennison, author of Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training and Bringing Light to Shadow. A Dog Trainer's Diary

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