Jonathan Mirsky

Four Legs Good

In Defence of Dogs: Why Dogs Need Our Understanding


Allen Lane/The Penguin Press 309pp £20 order from our bookshop

All dog owners know their pets display guilt when confronted with having done wrong. The dog looks back at you with her head down and skulks, right? She knows she’s done wrong – peeing on the floor, tearing up the newspaper, scratching the couch. Pure guilt.

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