Monday, August 31, 2009

Coffee with a canine: Nicholas Dodman & Rusty

Today's featured duo at Coffee with a Canine: Nicholas Dodman & Rusty.

Dodman is one of the world's most noted and celebrated veterinary behaviorists. He grew-up in England and trained to be a vet in Scotland. He is a veterinary behaviorist at Tufts University near Boston, MA.

His books include The Dog Who Loved Too Much, Dogs Behaving Badly, If Only They Could Speak, and The Well-Adjusted Dog. If Only They Could Speak is on the Wall Street Journal's list of the five best books about dogs.

Rusty is a
9-month-old neutered male mixed-breed who was rescued from the Baypath Humane Society shelter in Hopkinton, MA.

Rusty's best quality, according to Dodman: "He's a really a gentle soul."

Learn more about Nicholas Dodman at The Pet Docs website and at his Tufts faculty webpage.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Nicholas Dodman & Rusty.

--Marshal Zeringue