Showing posts from 2023

Companion Animal Psychology Turns 11

The past year had highs and lows, but happy dogs and cats continue to be the theme as this blog celebrates 11 years. Photo: Lalandrew/Shutterstock

Time, Space, Choices, and an Online Chat about Purr

How my book Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy can help shelter cats. Zazie Todd's cat Melina was adopted from the BC SPCA. She's pictured in front of the book she helped inspire, and in which she features. Photo: Zazie Todd.

Dogs and Books Yappy Hour Encore Author Episode

Zazie Todd PhD in conversation with Jules Howard, author of Wonderdog.

Very Exciting News About My Next Book

I’ve got some amazing news to share with you today. Photo: MHFotografie

Fellow Creatures: New Post on Little Dogs

I've got a new post on my Fellow Creatures blog at Psychology Today. It's all about whether people treat small dogs differently than big dogs, and whether this explains what people call small dog syndrome. Photo: Grish Petrosyan/Pexels You can read the post here: Do people treat little dogs differently than big dogs? Get Companion Animal Psychology in your inbox. This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy . She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, and also has a column at Psychology Today . Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats.  Useful links: Companion Animal Psychology merch   Companion Animal Psychology's Amazon store As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As an Etsy affiliate and Marks

Companion Animal Psychology Book Club February 2023

“I don’t know how to put into words the awe I felt while reading this book—for the incredible sensory diversity of our planet, and for Ed Yong’s talents.”—Mary Roach, author of Stiff

Fellow Creatures: New Post on Flat-Faced Dogs

I've got a new post on my Psych Today blog: Flat-faced dogs must be able to breathe, new campaign says.  Photo: Christian Alvarez/Pexels

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Dog: A Life Well Lived?

The pain of losing a wonderful dog is tempered (at least a little) by memories of the delightful doggy moments in his life. A manifesto for giving dogs as much joy as we can.  All photos: Kristi Benson

The Top 10 Books on Companion Animal Psychology in 2022

These were the most popular books on this blog in 2022.

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