Raymond Coppinger is professor of biology at Hampshire College. He is the author of Fishing Dogs and coauthor of Wheelchair Assistance Dogs. Lorna Coppinger is the award-winning author of The World of Sled Dogs. Together they founded Hampshire's Livestock Dog Project.
"Anyone with a dog should not be without this book." - Michael W. Fox, author of Understanding Your Dog and Beyond Evolution "Chock full of both scientific studies and personal experiences, this fast-paced, absorbing book deserves a wide audience." - Publishers Weekly "Dogs will be interesting to anyone who has ever wondered about the origin of their favorite mutt's species." - The Economist