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The dog who couldn't stop loving [electronic resource] : how dogs have captured our hearts for thousands of years / Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.

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  • ISBN: 9780062014320 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062014323 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 249 p.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has long been interested in the relationships between humans and animals, and he's always been aware that there was something very special in our bond with dogs. No other animals love us in quite the same way as dogs love us. And it is mutual. Is it possible that we developed our capacity for love, sympathy, empathy, and compassion because of our long association with dogs? Over the past 40,000 years a collective domestication has occurred that brings us to where we are today--humans have formed intense bonds with dogs, and the adoration is almost always reciprocal--a love affair unmatched in the animal world.--From publisher description.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Dogs > Behavior.
Emotions in animals.
Human-animal relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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