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Combining solid science with numerous funny, informative anecdotes and firsthand observations -- all characterized by Dr. Coren's own searching intelligence and his (and sometimes his dogs') irrepressible sense of humor -- How Dogs Think shatters many common myths and misconceptions about our four-legged friends and reveals a wealth of surprises about their mental abilities and intellectual potential.
Perhaps Coren's most popular book is "The Intelligence of Dogs." (This book went into 16 printings in hard cover, and is still briskly selling in paperback. It has also been translated into 18 languages.) This book contains a facinating description of how dogs think, their mental abilities, and the various types of dog intelligence. Perhaps one of its most controversial, but intriguing, findings, was that there are systematic and regular differences among the dog breeds in their working and obedience intelligence. These findings, and the list ranking the relative intelligence of dog breeds, became front page news in many newspapers around the world.
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Troy Kechely began his interest in canine behavior while growing up on a ranch in western Montana. It was this interest that led him to work with regional animal shelters and create a non-profit group dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating Rottweilers. During that time Kechely founded Think Dog Consulting and developed classes to teach to law enforcement, animal control officers and animal shelter staff on how to safely deal with aggressive dogs. Along with teaching classes on canine behavior, he has been requested as an expert witness in canine bite cases, including cases where officers have been forced to use deadly force against dogs. Bring your dog and join Future Tense for a happy hour conversation on Wednesday, June 14, exploring what we know about how dogs think, how that informs their behavior, and their roles in our lives. The event will take place at , a dog-friendly beer garden located in the NOMA neighborhood of Washington.
After the conversation, guests will have the opportunity to continue the conversation with refreshments and participate in a citizen science-driven project called Darwin’s Dogs. invites dog owners to submit saliva samples from their dogs and fill out brief surveys, which will contribute to research exploring the genetic basis of dog behavior, as well as diseases such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and cancer.
The reception and registration will open at 6:30 p.m., followed by the conversation at 7 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, .Do you ever wonder what your dog is thinking? You aren’t alone. Researchers across the country are looking for answers in a relatively new academic field, known as canine cognition, that grapples with questions about dog intelligence, psychology, emotions, and more. What they’re finding behind those puppy-dogeyes isn’t necessarily extraordinary intelligence. It’s something deeper that sets them apart.Thinking Dog, LLC is committed to your dog's behavioral health. We put training and good behavior first, providing a supportive environment and practical training solutions. All of our services and programs are designed with one thing in mind; a well-behaved happy pet, is a pet that makes its family happy. The benefits of pet ownership are many, and we want everyone to experience what it's like to have the pet they've always wanted.