Wednesday, November 14

Doors: 6:30 PM
Showtime: 7:00 PM

Chautauqua Community House

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For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails, but what about when they sniff and roll on a stinky spot? Why do they play tug-of-war with one dog, while showing their bellies to another? Why are some dogs shy, while others are bold? What goes on in dogs’ heads and hearts — and how much can we know and understand?

Join Marc Bekoff, author of “Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do” as he brings a unique perspective to the study of dogs, and leads a captivating discussion on the inner workings of a dog’s mind.

About the Author:

Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the co-founder, with Jane Goodall, of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a fellow of the Animal Behavior Society and a former Guggenheim fellow. He lectures internationally on animal behavior, cognitive ethology (the study of animal minds), and behavioral ecology, and writes a science column about animal emotion for Psychology Today.

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