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What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs

Cat Warren
Format
Book
Published
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781451667318, 1451667310, 9781451667332 (ebk.)
Summary
Explores the world of working dogs, as well as canine intelligence and training, as the author and her German shepherd, Solo, work with forensic anthropologists, detectives, and dog handlers to find the bodies of the missing.
Contents
  • The little prince of darkness
  • Death and the dog
  • Nose knowledge
  • The birth of the body dog
  • The shell game
  • Distillations
  • A spare rib
  • Comfort me with bite work
  • Into the swamp
  • Cleverness and credulity
  • All the world's a scenario
  • The grief of others
  • All the soldiers gone
  • Running on water
  • The perfect tool
  • Grave work
  • A second wind
  • Wag.
Description
xvii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
  • "A Touchstone book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-320) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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