Veterinary behavioural medicine specialists Dr Melissa Starling and Professor Paul McGreevy have released Making Dogs Happy – a guide to interpreting a dog’s behaviour for passionate pet owners.

For many dog owners, their furry companions provide support, comfort and most of all love to their owners, so naturally individuals want to provide the same in return. Making Dogs Happy is a guide to being the best companion possible to pets, because man’s best friend also needs a best friend. Written by world-leading experts in dog behaviour, Making Dogs Happy introduces the idea of dogmanship – the ability to interact with and train other dogs. Fully photographed to demonstrate key behaviours of dozens of furry charmers, it is the one handbook no dog lover can go past.

Dr Melissa Starling holds a PhD in dog behaviour, personality, emotions and cognition. The self-styled Creature Teacher, Melissa works as a dog trainer and behaviourist in Sydney. Professor Paul McGreevy is one of only three veterinarians recognised worldwide by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine. He is an animal behaviour and welfare expert at Sydney University‘s Faculty of Vet Science.

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