"Dogs Never Lie about Love"
by gayla mills
We who love dogs know they love us in return - it's as plain as their noses in our faces. Yet how can we know what other emotions they feel? Jeffrey Masson answers this question in Dogs Never Lie about Love, a captivating book that explores the variety and intensity of canine emotions. Masson, who also authored When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals, draws on scientific studies, literature, and the personal and professional observations of psychologists, dog trainers, and dog lovers. He explores emotions such as gratitude, compassion, loneliness, and disappointment, and discusses what dogs dream, how they interact with other species, and how significantly smell shapes their perceptions. The book is generously illustrated with examples of canine heroism, playfulness, and loyalty. If you want to see the world through a dog's heart, this book is a must.