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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz.. In this enjoyable yet scientific romp, Horowitz takes us (with a leading quote from Groucho Marx) inside what it's like to be a dog, a very interesting experience indeed.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Bookshop shelves are stacked high with guides on how to train super-pets and speak the canine language, but this delightful addition to the genre really stands out from the pack. It's a quirky blend of popular science and what Horowitz calls 'dogology'."

BBC Wildlife

"One of the great frustrations of life with dogs is that one rarely finds, in the ranks of training guides and tomes of animal behavior, information to support or refute one's hypotheses. Alexandra Horowitz's book comes to the rescue. It is an intelligent, fully dimensional portrait of the way dogs experience the world.."

Newark Star-Ledger

Author bio: Alexandra Horowitz teaches psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University. She earned her PhD in Cognitive Science at the University of California at San Diego, and has studied the cognition of humans, rhinoceros, bonobos, and dogs. For seventeen years she shared her home with an unwitting research subject, Pumpernickel, a wonderful mixed breed. Before her scientific career, Horowitz worked as a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster and served on the staff of The New Yorker. She lives in New York City with her husband, infant son, and Finnegan, a dog of indeterminate parentage and determinate character. More information can be found here:

Book Details: Science/Technology; 353 pp. Easy reading: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions

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