Roger Abrantes, PhD (Evolutionary
Biology and Ethology) DHC DF MAPBC,
born in Portugal in 1951, has lived most
of his life in Denmark.

He is the author to 17 books in English,
German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish,
Norwegian, Italian, and Czech, and
innumerous articles on behavior. He is
probably one of the most versatile
ethologists in the world. His work ranges
from lecturing at the Etologisk Institute,
where he is the scientific director, to
appearances as guest lecturer in
universities world wide, popular talks,
treatment of behavior problems, as well
as teaching canine and human behavior
to police officers.
He has written popular books with sound
advice to pet owners as well as
theoretical scientific dissertations. He
teaches ethology, anthropology, and
epistemology (theory of knowledge),
besides his practcal work with dogs and
horses. He is a popular guest in TV and
radio programs in his home country and
in the US. His English books Dog
Language–An Encyclopedia of Canine
Behavior and The Evolution Of Canine
Social Behavior became hits the moment
they reached the US bookshelves. He
lectures often in the US.

Roger Abrantes is especially known for
his views on social behavior and its
applications to the daily understanding of
pet behavior; and for his no-nonsense
working methods, a practical and
thorough application of Ethology and
Learning Theory, teaching the animal the
new patterns patiently and efficiently step
by step. His actual work involves research
into the evolution of human behavior.

In 2002, he was appointed unanimously
as President of the Association of
Companion Animal Behavior Counselors
with headquarters in New York City, USA.
He is currently the scientific director of
the Etologisk Institut in Denmark His
actual work involves research into the
evolution of human behavior.
oger Abrantes
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