"...causes one’s dog-loving heart to flutter with astonishment and gratitude..."
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"...a thoughtful take on the interior life of the dog...long on insight and short on jargon..."read more
"...nearly flawless..."read more
"Bookshop shelves are stacked high with guides on how to train super-pets and speak the canine language, but this delightful addition to the genre really stands out from the pack. It's a quirky blend of popular science and what Horowitz calls 'dogology' -- the art of understanding what it's like to live about 60cm off the ground and own one of the greatest noses in the animal kingdom....You don’t have to be a dog person to enjoy this absorbing book, but be warned -- it might turn you into one."
"One of the great pleasures of living with dogs is trying to figure out what they think and why they do what they do. One of the great frustrations of life with dogs is that one rarely finds, in the ranks of training guides and tomes of animal behavior, information to support or refute one's hypotheses. Alexandra Horowitz's book comes to the rescue. It is an intelligent, fully dimensional portrait of the way dogs experience the world."
"An essential read for pet owners and students of animal behavior..."read more
"...first-rate science blended with the insights of a consummate dog lover; together these elements make Horowitz’s discussion accessible and exciting..."
"Inside of a Dog is a most welcomed authoritative, personal, and witty book about what it is like to be a dog. Alexandra Horowitz has spent a lot of time studying our best friends and shares her knowledge in a readable volume that also serves as a corrective to the many myths that circulate about just who our canine companions are. I hope this book enjoys the wide readership it deserves."
—Marc Bekoff, author of The Emotional Lives of Animals and Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals (with Jessica Pierce)
“Discover why your dog is so sensitive to your emotions, gaze, and body language. Dogs live in a world of ever changing intricate detail of smell. Read this captivating book and enter the sensory world of your dog.”
—Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make us Human