Domestic Dog

Domestic Dog

Its Evolution, Behavior and Interactions with People

Serpell, James

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

The ultimate book for anyone interested in domestic dogs, this new edition of a classic text includes seven new chapters covering topics such as behavioral modification and training, dog population management, molecular evidence for dog domestication, canine behavioral genetics, cognition, and the impact of free-roaming dogs on wildlife conservation.
List of contributors; 1. Introduction James Serpell; Part I. Origins and Evolution: 2. Origins of the dog: the archaeological evidence Juliet Clutton-Brock; 3. Origins of the dog: genetic insights into dog domestication Bridgett Vonholdt and Carlos Driscoll; 4. Evolution of working dogs Kathryn Lord, Richard Schneider and Raymond Coppinger; Part II. Behavior, Cognition and Training: 5. Genetics of dog behavior Linda van den Berg; 6. Becoming a dog: early experience and the development of behavior James Serpell, Deborah Duffy and Andrew Jagoe; 7. Breed and gender differences in dog behavior Benjamin Hart and Lynette Hart; 8. Dog social behavior and communication John Bradshaw and Nicola Rooney; 9. Ethology, ecology, and epidemiology of canine agression Randall Lockwood; 10. Social cognition and emotions underlying dog behavior Friederike Range and ZsOFIA VIRANYI; 11. The learning dog: a discussion of training methods Ilana Reisner; 12. Dogs in today's society: the role of applied animal behavior Stephen Zawistowski and Pamela Reid; Part III. Dog-Human Interactions: 13. Dogs and helping partners and companions for humans Lynette Hart and Mariko Yamamoto; 14. The welfare of dogs in human care Robert Hubrecht, Stephen Wickens and James Kirkwood; 15. From paragon to pariah: cross-cultural perspectives on attitudes to dogs James Serpell; Part IV. Life on the Margins: 16. Variation in dog society: between resource dispersion and social flux David Macdonald and Geoffrey Carr; 17. The ecology and behavior of feral dogs: a case study from central Italy Luigi Boitani, Francesco Francisci, Paolo Cuicci and Giorgio Andreoli; 18. Roaming free in the rural idyll: dogs and their connections with wildlife Joelene Hughes, David Macdonald and Luigi Boitani; 19. Dog population management Elly Hiby and Lex Hiby; 20. Epilogue: the tail of the dog James Serpell; Index.
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