"A marvelous achievement, both scientifically accurate and delightfully accessible. If you like animals, have pets, or are simply curious how and why people and other species interact, you'll learn a lot from this book, and will have a great deal of fun doing so!" (David P. Barash, professor of psychology emeritus, University of Washington)
"Bradshaw's...gentle warmth and intelligence make the book enjoyable. A sound introduction to a relatively new area of study, both for those who share their households with animals and those who never would." (
"What good are pets? John Bradshaw's affectionate investigation puts your favorite ideas to the test of science. We might not get the health benefits that were once thought important, but there are plenty of other reasons to love Fido.
The Animals Among Us is a fond testament to our companion animals and our extraordinary relationships with them." (Richard Wrangham, author of
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human)