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Dogs A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution

By: Raymond Coppinger(Author), Lorna Coppinger(Author)
352 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs
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  • Dogs ISBN: 9780226115634 Edition: 2 Paperback Dec 2002 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks
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Explores the processes by which dog breeds have evolved into their unique shapes and behaviours. Concentrates on five types of dogs – modern household dogs, village dogs, livestock-guarding dogs, sled dogs, and herding dogs.

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Raymond Coppinger is professor of biology at Hampshire College. He is the author of Fishing Dogs and coauthor of Wheelchair Assistance Dogs. Lorna Coppinger is the award-winning author of The World of Sled Dogs. Together they founded Hampshire's Livestock Dog Project.

By: Raymond Coppinger(Author), Lorna Coppinger(Author)
352 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs
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"Anyone with a dog should not be without this book."
– Michael W. Fox, author of Understanding Your Dog and Beyond Evolution

"Chock full of both scientific studies and personal experiences, this fast-paced, absorbing book deserves a wide audience."
Publishers Weekly

"Dogs will be interesting to anyone who has ever wondered about the origin of their favorite mutt's species."
The Economist

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