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    DescriptionThe best-selling animal advocate Temple Grandin offers the most exciting exploration of how animals feel since The Hidden Life of Dogs. In her groundbreaking and best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin drew on her own experience with autism as well as her distinguished career as an animal scientist to deliver extraordinary insights into how animals think, act, and feel. Now she builds on those insights to show us how to give our animals the best and happiest life--on their terms, not ours. It's usually easy to pinpoint the cause of physical pain in animals, but to know what is causing them emotional distress is much harder. rawing on the latest research and her own work, Grandin identifies the core emotional needs of animals. Then she explains how to fulfill them for dogs and cats, horses, farm animals, and zoo animals.Whether it's how to make the healthiest environment for the dog you must leave alone most of the day, how to keep pigs from being bored, or how to know if the lion pacing in the zoo is miserable or just exercising, Grandin teaches us to challenge our assumptions about animal contentment and honor our bond with our fellow creatures. Animals Make Us Human is the culmination of almost thirty years of research, experimentation, and experience. This is essential reading for anyone who's ever owned, cared for, or simply cared about an animal.


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    Title
    Animals Make Us Human
    Subtitle
    Creating the Best Life for Animals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) PH D Temple Grandin, By (author) Catherine Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 340
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547248233
    ISBN 10: 0547248237
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WNG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PSV
    DC21: 636.0832
    Ingram Subject Code: PT
    Libri: I-PT
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25340
    BISAC V2.8: NAT039000
    DC22: 636.0832
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000, PET000000
    B&T Approval Code: A63430000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    B&T Approval Code: A63707000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 636.08/32
    LC classification: QL785.27 .G73 2010
    Thema V1.0: WNG, WNC, PSV, TVH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    12 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Review quote
    Praise for "Animals Make Us Human" "Provocative...We're lucky to have Temple Grandin." --"New York Times" "Part owner's manual and part business proposal, Animals Make Us Human argues that we can treat animals better if we consider the emotions that motivate them...For pet owners, her perspecitve is invaluable...Grade: A-" -- "Entertainment Weekly" A well-written, down-to-earth look into the lives of lots of animals, including animals that make up part of our food chain. Grade: A" - "Rocky Mountain News" "Packed with fascinating insights, unexpected observations and a wealth of how-to tips, Grandin's peppy work ably challenges assumptions about what makes animals happy." - STARRED "Publishers Weekly" "The text provides thought-provoking scenarios and references several animal studies...readers will be able to glean new perspectives about animal welfare." -"Library Journal"Praise for "Animals in Translation" "Inspiring . . . Crammed with facts and anecdotes about Temple Grandin's favorite subject: the senses, brains, emotions, and amazing talents of animals."--"New York Times Book Review" "A master intermediary between humans and our fellow beasts . . . At once hilarious, fascinating, and just plain weird, Animals is one of those rare books that elicits a 'wow' on almost every page. A."--"Entertainment Weekly""At times, it is difficult to work out whether this is a book about animal behavior with insight from autism, or a book about autism that uses animal behavior to explain what it is like to be autistic. A major achievement of the book is that it is both."--"Nature"