The Social Dog : Behaviour and Cognition / edited by Juliane Kaminski, Psychology Department, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK; Sarah Marshall-Pescini, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico-Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Sezione di Neuroscienze, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy; Comparative Cognition, Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Wolf Science Centre, Ernstbrunn, Austria.

San Diego, CA : Academic Press/Elsevier, [2014]
xiv, 404 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

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Dogs -- Behavior.
Dogs -- Psychology.
Dogs -- Behavior -- Evolution.
Social behavior in animals.
Cognition in animals.
Human-animal relationships.
Text in English.
1. The social dog : history and evolution / Sarah Marshall-Pescini and Juliane Kaminski
2. On the way to a better understanding of dog domestication : aggression and cooperativeness in dogs and wolves / Zsófia Virányi and Friederike Range
3. The social organisation of a population of free-ranging dogs in a suburban area of Rome : a reassessment of the effects of domestication on dogs' behaviour / Roberto Bonanni and Simona Cafazzo
4. Social behaviour among companion dogs with an emphasis on play / Barbara Smuts
5. Auditory communication in domestic dogs : vocal signalling in the extended social environment of a companion animal / Anna Magdalena Taylor, Victoria Frances Ratcliffe, Karen McComb, and David Reby
6. The immaterial cord : the dog-human attachment bond / Emanuela Prato Previde and Paola Valsecchi
7. The personality of dogs / Ádám Miklósi, Borbála Turcsán, and Enikő Kubinyi
8. When the bond goes wrong : problem behaviours in the social context / Daniel Mills, Emile van der Zee, and Helen Zulch
9. Social learning in dogs / Péter Pongrácz
10. What dogs understand about humans / Juliane Bräuer
11. Dogs' sensitivity to human ostensive cues : a unique adaptation? / József Topál, Anna Kis, and Katalin Oláh
12. Do dogs show an optimistic or pessimistic attitude to life? / Oliver Burman
13. Wagging to the right or to the left : lateralisation and what it tells of the dog's social brain / Marcello Siniscalchi and Angelo Quaranta.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Kaminski, Juliane, editor of compilation.
Marshall-Pescini, Sarah, editor of compilation.