Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Vol. 1: Adaptation and Learning
Wiley-Blackwell| January 31, 2000 | ISBN: 0813807549 | 410 pages | PDF | 2.9 MB
"The most valuable publication about dogs since Scott and Fuller's classic text, Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog, published in 1965."
Victoria Lea Voith, President, American Vetirinary Society of Animal Behavior
"The objective of giving a scientific account of all aspects of learning in dogs has been accomplished to a very high degree. … No other comparable scientific texts are available."
Andrew Luescher, Director, Animal Behavior Clinic, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University
Handbook complete in three volumes. Volume one covers origins and domestication, development of behavior, neurobiology of behavior and learning, sensory abilities, biological and dispositional constraints on learning, classical conditioning, instrumental learning, aversive control of behavior; learning and behavioral disturbances, and human-dog companionship.