Have you ever wanted to know what makes your dog tick?
John Bradshaw, a leading biologist and dog expert, thinks he might have found the answer, and he's written a book, In Defence of Dogs, all about it.
Analysing the evolutionary history of dogs and the way in which canine biology and psychology determine behaviour, he think it's time we moved beyond the idea of dogs as wolves in domestic clothing. He explains how biological science can now tell us a great deal about whether our understanding of dogs is accurate or not.
Want to know more? Well, we have five copies of In Defence of Dogs, to give away!
Watch the video below to find out more of what John Bradshaw has to say. In just three minutes he touches on which human emotions dogs feel too, and why dogs suffer from separation anxiety:
To enter: The competition is now closed and winners will be informed by email. Thanks to the giveaway's popularity, the publishers kindly gave us 10 copies, so each entrant had twice the chance of winning!
Closing date: Monday 8th August, 10 am.
And to whet your appetite in case you're a lucky winner, you can read an extract from the first chapter on Penguin's website. And if you're not, In Defence of Dogs is available from Amazon in both hardcover and Kindle editions now.
*Winners will be chosen at random after the closing and informed by email. Comments on this blog will not be counted as entries and may be unpublished to protect the commenter if they contain personal contact information.