Canine Ergonomics: The Science of Working Dogs by William S.,Helton,William S. Helton PDF

By William S.,Helton,William S. Helton

ISBN-10: 1420079913

ISBN-13: 9781420079913

Since Canis lupus familiaris first shared a fireplace with guy greater than 15,000 years in the past, canines were depended on and valued coworkers. but the quite new box of dogs ergonomics is simply commencing to get to the bottom of the secrets and techniques of this collaboration. As with many new fields, the literature on operating canines is scattered throughout a number of non-overlapping disciplines from forensics and the lifestyles sciences to drugs, safety, and natural world biology. Canine Ergonomics: The technological know-how of operating Dogs attracts jointly similar learn from various fields into an interdisciplinary source of science-based information.

Providing a whole evaluation, from body structure to cognition, this is often the 1st e-book to debate operating canines from a systematic point of view. It covers quite a lot of present and power initiatives, explores ergonomic and cognitive facets of those initiatives, and covers character qualities and behavioral checks of operating canines. a short examine the chapters, contributed by way of specialists from around the globe and around the multidisciplinary spectrum, illustrates the breadth and intensity of data on hand during this book.

Traditionally, info touching on operating canines is generally rumour, with the trade of data casual at most sensible and non-existent at worst. such a lot books to be had are too basic in assurance or conversely, too particular. They clarify easy methods to teach a carrier puppy or teach a puppy to trace, in response to education lore instead of empirical tools established with rigorous medical criteria. This booklet, drawing on innovative learn, unifies various views into one international technology: canines Ergonomics.

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