Chapter 11: People
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The Power of Positive Parenting: A Wonderful Way to Raise Children. Rev. ed. Glenn I. Latham. 1994. North Logan, UT: P&T Ink.

What Shamu Taught Me about Life, Love, and Marriage: Lessons for People from Animals and Their Trainers. Amy Sutherland. 2008. New York: Random House.

Don’t Shoot the Dog!: The New Art of Teaching and Training. Rev. ed. Karen Pryor. 1999. New York: Bantam Books.

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“Pryor strikingly demonstrates how ethological expertise—knowledge of a subject’s basic biology and behavior—is a prerequisite for success in animal training. Her knowledge of the differing capacities of various species, of their instinctual and sensory processes and their malleability, of how this information can be exploited in relationship to humans, are underlying factors that most other books on the subject ignore.”

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author of Alex and Me