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Marty Becker



Marty Becker is the resident vet on GOOD MORNING AMERICA and the co-author with Gina Spadafori of WHY DO DOGS DRINK OUT OF THE TOILET? and DO CATS ALWAYS LAND ON THEIR FEET? He lives in Idaho.
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Why Do Dogs Drink Out Of The Toilet?

Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori
Authors:
Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori

A light-hearted look at everything you ever wanted to know about dogs ... but were afraid to ask!To the untrained eye not much that dogs do makes sense. What possible reason can there be for barking when you're on the phone, smelling each other's behinds and rolling in stuff that stinks? Award winning pet experts Dr Marty Becker and Gina Spadafori take you on a trip into the canine mind. You'll also discover:* How hunting dogs suppress their basic instinct* Whether Border Collies are the cleverest dogs?* If good dogs go bad in packs?* Why dogs get stuck together after mating?* Whether dogs learn better with praise or punishment?* Why some dogs pump their leg when you tickle their tummies?* Is it possible for puppies from the same litter to have different fathers?* Why dogs cock their heads when they hear unusual sounds?And a few others you've never dared ask!

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Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?

Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori
Authors:
Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori

An informative look at everything you ever wanted to know about cats ... but were afraid to ask!One thing we do know for sure about cats is that they rule the household. But other than that, most people know remarkably little about these mysterious creatures that were once thought of as gods. As the key to a good relationship with your pet is understanding them now might be the time to find out:* Why are cats' tongues like sandpaper?* Where did the nine lives myth come from? * Why cats' eyes shine at night?* Why do cats rub against our legs?* What is a cat's top speed?* Why are cats so noisy when they mate? * Can cats see in the mirror?* What was the highest number of cats ever found in a single house?And a few others you've never dared ask!

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Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?

Marty Becker
Authors:
Marty Becker