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Life skills for puppies – Laying the foundation for a loving, lasting relationship by Helen Zulch & Daniel Mills. Photography by Peter Baumber.
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Published Summer 2012
This book approaches puppy education from the puppy’s perspective. Presenting the key skills that a dog needs to cope with life, it aims to help owners develop a fulfilling relationship with their puppy, helping it to behave in an appropriate manner and develop resilience, whilst maintaining good welfare. The skills taught are incorporated into everyday life so that training time is reduced, and practising good manners and appropriate behaviour become a way of life.
Helen Zulch is a veterinarian who qualified in South Africa, and has since worked in a number of areas of veterinary science. She developed an interest in animal behaviour and has consulted and lectured in the field for over 10 years, moving to the University of Lincoln, UK, to continue her career. Her main interests and areas of research include the prevention of behaviour problems through appropriate early life experiences, the application of scientific principles in animal training, the interaction between health and behaviour, communication in animals, and olfaction in dogs. She has owned and trained dogs for over 21 years.
Professor Daniel Mills became the UK’s first specialist in veterinary behavioural medicine to be recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is now the country’s first professor of the discipline. Based at the University of Lincoln, he combines his behavioural and clinical knowledge to offer a referral clinic for animals with behaviour problems, provides consultancy to a range of organisations in the animal care and science industries, and co-ordinates independent trials of potential new products. In addition, he develops his own initiatives that focus on improving behaviour without compromising welfare. He lectures internationally in his field.