Ecology of Stray Dogs
A Study of Free-Ranging Urban Animals
Alan M. Beck
Purdue University Press
This study of dog ecology and behavior and of human ecology and behavior discusses the facets of the phenomenon of the urban free-roaming dog. It provides information for students who wish to embark on studies of wild canines.
Dr. Alan Beck is the Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology at Purdue University. Before coming to Purdue, Beck directed the Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society at the University of Pennsylvania and was director of animal programs for the New York City Department of Health.