The Happy Dog Owner

How your dog can improve your health and happiness

Carri Westgarth
NZD $32.99

Through psychology, scientifically proven training techniques and advice, human-animal interaction expert Dr Carri Westgarth will teach you how to harness the power of this special relationship to not only have a healthier, happier dog, but a healthier, happier you.

Your relationship with your dog can be one of the most rewarding you will ever experience. Your pet's sense of loyalty, fun and their unconditional love can bring an unparalleled joy into your life. But what if your dog could not only bring you happiness, but also good health?

The Happy Dog Owner will show you how to cultivate a relationship with your dog that will actively improve your health and wellbeing, from helping you with physical tasks to comforting and supporting you in times of mental strife. Through psychology, scientifically proven training techniques and advice, human-animal interaction expert Dr Carri Westgarth will teach you how to harness the power of this special relationship to not only have a healthier, happier dog, but a healthier, happier you.

Author bio:

Dr Carri Westgarth is Senior Lecturer in Human-Animal Interaction at the University of Liverpool. She has appeared on BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live sharing her expertise on dogs. Carri's research has been featured in the Guardian, the New York Times and New Scientist, and Carri also consults on pet behaviour for companies including Forthglade Pet Foods and Royal Mail.

Category: Natural history
ISBN: 9781787396555
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub Date: June 2021
Page Extent: 320
Format: Book
Subject: Natural history