Why We Love the Dogs We Do
How to Find the Dog That Matches your PersonalityBook - 1998
Here Stanley Coren, whose wit and erudition have long delighted dog lovers, provides a foolproof guide to understanding which dog will form the best lifetime partner. Coren brings together his expertise in the fields of human psychology and animal behavior to provide a wholly new approach to the dog/human partnership.
Working with a team of animal experts, Coren has identified seven new groups of dogs based on such personality traits as friendliness, protectiveness, independence, and steadiness. Each new group contains dogs from different breeds that share similar personality traits -- a unique departure from the familiar American Kennel Club breed groups.
Even more fascinating are the results of Dr. Coren's extensive work matching human personality types with canine