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Dog Behaviorist’s Apprentice

Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am

How much do we know about our dogs? When your pooch has done something naughty, is that really a guilty look? What does it mean when a dog rolls over during play? Apprentices worked side by side with dog behaviorist Julie Hecht to observe dogs in action in Washington Square Park, and learned to take the data they collected and analyze it as a behaviorist does.

This event is supported by the Bezos Family Foundation. 


Julie HechtCanine Researcher, Science Writer

Julie Hecht is a canine researcher and science writer. She manages Alexandra Horowitz’s Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College and has investigated dog olfaction, interspecies play, and theory of mind.

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