Through a Dog's Ear -
Using Sound to Improve the Health
& Behavior of Your Canine Companion
By Joshua Leeds & Susan Wagner DVM, MS
Sounds True, Publisher. Release date: 3/1/08
How does the world sound through a dog's ear? New science and practical
tips for using sound to help dogs live longer and healthier lives.
You know that your dog's hearing is very sensitive, so
how do you create an environment of sound that suits
your canine companion's specifi c needs? Now psychoacoustic
expert Joshua Leeds and veterinary neurologist Susan
Wagner provide the answer with Through a Dog's Ear: simple
sound-based solutions to help your dog live a longer, happier,
and healthier life. Using the latest science on how dogs hear
and react to sound, Leeds and Wagner provide a treasury of
fresh insight on the inner life of our best friends, including:
• Sound ideas for nervous dogs: tips and tricks for making any
house or apartment more comfortable for canines
• How sensitive is your dog? How dogs respond to sound
• Turning sound into a tool to overcome separation anxiety, food
aggression, thunderstorm panic, and other behavior challenges
• 45-minute CD of music psychoacoustically designed for dogs
For any reader who has wondered what's really happening
when their dog perks up his ears and cocks his head - or when
he hides in the closet - Through a Dog's Ear is an indispensable
source of cutting-edge research, heartwarming stories, and practical
advice. Leeds and Wagner pave the way for using sound to
provide relief for Rottweilers, comfort for collies, and serenity
for spaniels everywhere.
About the Authors
Joshua Leeds, of the San Francisco Bay area, is a renowned authority on psychoacoustics. He is author of The Power of Sound (Healing Arts Press, 2001) and Sonic Alchemy (InnerSong Press, 1977). He is a Dr. Andrew Weil-designated Expert of Music and Healing.
Susan Wagner DVM, MS, of Worthington, Ohio, is a respected veterinary
neurologist, a pioneer in the area of the human and animal bond, and founder/director of The Grace Institute for Human and Animal Healing.