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Shoot the dog a novel by B. J. Smith

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women motion picture producers and directors,
  • Farmers,
  • Murder,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBrad Smith
SeriesA Virgil Cain mystery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S55148 S56 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination311 pages ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26493171M
ISBN 101439197563, 1439197490
ISBN 109781439197561, 9781439197585, 9781439197493
LC Control Number2013017221
OCLC/WorldCa842323174

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In this book, Karen Pryor clearly explains the underlying principles of behavioral training and through numerous fascinating examples reveals how this art can be applied to virtually any common situation. And best of all, she tells how to do it without yelling threats, force, punishment, guilt trips—or shooting the dog. Notes. eVersionclickforscannotes DON'T SHOOT THE DOG Karen Pryor To my mother, Sally Ondeck; my stepmother, Ricky Wylie; and Winifred Sturley, my teacher and Size: KB.   "This delightful, clear, and utterly helpful book is for anyone who wants to understand or change the behavior of an animal—whether the animal in question is a barking dog, a nosy neighbor, a hostile cat, or you and your own bad habits."—Carol Tavris, Ph.D., author of /5(24).   Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression. by Sally Brampton. Bloomsbury £, pp How good does a book about depression have to be before the reader becomes too depressed to read it?

That doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that you can shoot a dog just because it’s growling or barking at you or it has bitten someone in the past. The general rule most courts follow: You must believe it’s necessary to kill or injure the animal in order to prevent an immediate threat of serious injury—and that belief must be reasonable.   Product Description. The new Art of teaching and training. Author Karen pryor. Getting a new pet is exciting, but also a little daunting. What every new pet owner needs is a source of instant knowledge, immediate answers to a range of vital questions/5(). Shoot the Dog Pet Photography and Publications are looking for Australia’s cutest & kooky dogs of all breeds & fusions to star in an exclusive, beautifully designed, hard cover coffee table book with the purpose to celebrate "the love of dogs". Entry into the book will be available to a limited number of animal lovers in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. Pryor is the CEO of KCPT/Sunshine Books, Inc., a publishing, training product, and online company. In addition to her bestselling Don’t Shoot the Dog, Pryor wrote Nursing Your Baby (more than 2 million copies in print) along with several other books and many scientific papers and popular articles on learning and behavior. She has three grown 5/5(1).

"Don't shoot the dog" could be rephrased a little bit to include firing an employee, divorce, tying up the dog, imprisonment, all of which may or may not be seen as punishment by the subjects. What is the vital thing to understand about all of these variants of Method 1? Karen Pryor’s clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don’t Shoot the Dog a bestselling classic with revolutionary insights into animal—and human—behavior. In her groundbreaking approach to improving behavior, behavioral biologist Karen Pryor says, “Whatever the task, whether keeping a four-year-old quiet in public, Released on: Decem Cheeseface was a dog who featured on the famous "Death" Issue of the National Lampoon magazine, released January The cover, photographed by Ronald G. Harris, showed a dog with a gun pointed to his head, and the caption "If You Don't Buy This Magazine, We'll Kill This Dog". The cover was voted #7 in the Top 40 Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years by the Magazine: National Lampoon magazine.   I’ve written a much longer review of Don’t Shoot the Dog on my blog in the past. You can check it out in this you are interested in learning more about how both animals and humans learn, I encourage you to get a copy of Don’t Shoot the book is a great introduction to the science of learning and the basics of animal training.