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Michael Schaffer: America's Going To The Dogs

In his new book One Nation Under Dog, Michael Schaffer investigates the booming pet-care industry. He discusses how the $43 billion business reflects our ideas about consumerism, family, politics and domesticity.

44:28

The New Science Of Understanding Dog Behavior

Animal behaviorist John Bradshaw has spent much of his career debunking bad advice given to dog owners. His new book Dog Sense details what pet owners should expect from their dogs -- and what their dogs should expect in return from their owners.

20:14

Fido Takes A Bite Out Of American Pocketbooks

In One Nation Under Dog, journalist Michael Schaffer argues that the $43 billion industry that's grown around our obsession with our pets is more a reflection of the society we live in than anything else.

18:36

Animal Behaviorist Nicholas Dodman

Wondering what your pet is trying to tell you with that bizarre habit or that pleading look? Dodman is the best-selling author of The Dog Who Loved Too Much and The Cat Who Cried for Help. His latest is Puppy's First Steps: The Whole-Dog Approach to Raising a Happy Healthy, Well-Behaved Puppy.

19:21

'New Work of Dogs' Author Jon Katz

He's the author of The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family. It's about how attached many of us have become to our dogs, treating them more like family members and human surrogates than pets. Katz is also the author of A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me and Running to the Mountain: A Midlife Adventure. He is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. This interview first aired October 21, 2003.

44:02

Writer Jon Katz

Jon Katz is the author of the book, The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family It's about how attached many of us have become to our dogs, treating them more like family members and human surrogates than pets.

17:10

How to Show Your Dog that You're in Charge

Dr. Nicholas Dodman, a veterinary behaviorist, is the author of "The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs" (Bantam). He describes his own methods for correcting dog behaviors, such as attacking the telephone when it rings or scaring company, and he includes many stories from his own practice.

33:48

"Understanding Cats."

Naturalist and biologist Roger Tabor has studied house cats for twenty years. He has prepared television series on felines for the BBC and has written several books on the subject. His latest book is called "Understanding Cats: Their History, Nature, and Behavior" (Reader's Digest).

17:45

"The Psychology of Dogs."

Dr. Nicholas Dodman, a veterinary behaviorist, is the author of "The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs" (Bantam) In the book, he describes his own methods for correcting dog behaviors, such as attacking the telephone when it rings or scaring company, and he includes many stories from his own practice.

13:09

Australian Filmmaker Mark Lewis on Dogs

Lewis has made two quirky, hilarious documentaries about the problems between humans and animals. His first movie, "Cane Toads: An Unnatural History," chronicles the havoc that ensued after a species of toad was introduced into Australia. His new movie is called "The Wonderful World of Dogs."

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