On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals
by Turid Rugaas
Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals,” which are signals dogs use to avoid conflict, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and people. These are the dogs’ attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. This new edition has outstanding photographs with captions interpreting what you observe. In On Talking Terms with Dogs, you can learn how to:
- Identify situations that are stressful to your dog so that you can resolve or avoid them.
- Rehabilitate a dog that has lost her ability to read or give calming signals.
- Become a keen observer of canine behavior at home, in the community, and among dogs to get better behavior and build a solid relationship.
- This new edition has outstanding photographs with captions interpreting what you observe.