The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Patricia McConnell
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is a primate way of socializing?

2. According to McConnell, where do dogs not necessarily like to be petted?

3. What kind of breed needs a lot of activity, according to McConnell?

4. Why should an owner give two pats on the dog's head after saying the command to curb unwanted behavior?

5. In a dog-to-dog relationship, what is NOT a sign of submissiveness?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the relationship between physical space and the body in the book. How important are physical movements in terms of training? How do dogs perceive physical space?

Essay Topic 2

Define and discuss paedomorphism.

1) Why are both humans and dogs paedomorphic?

2) Provide five example of paedomorphism in humans and 5 examples in dogs.

3) What is the relationship between paedomorphic behavior and mental and physical well-being?

Essay Topic 3

According to McConnell, rehoming is sometimes necessary. Provide two examples of rehoming from the book. Do you agree or disagree with McConnell's point of view?

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