Quotes by Barbara Woodhouse

"The dog has an enviable mind; it remembers the nice things in life and quickly blots out the nasty.

"You need eyes that tell the dog who watches them what you are feeling toward it, even though the message may be hidden from the outside world. Above all, you nee telepathy so that the dog thinks with you. These things are not always born in people. They can be developed as any sense or gift can be developed. That is, providing the person wishes to develop them is honest in mind, because with animals you cannot cheat..."


Books by Barbara Woodhouse

  • Just Barbara
  • 7 ratings
  • March 1st 1988 by Berkley

    (first published February 1981)

  • Almost Human
  • 4 ratings
  • October 29th 1981 by Penguin Books Ltd
  • Walkies
  • 4 ratings
  • October 11th 1983 by Simon & Schuster

    (first published January 1st 1982)

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Barbara Woodhouse
  • Barbara Woodhouse

  • Date of birth: May 09, 1910
  • Died: July 09, 1988
  • Born: in Rathfarnham, Ireland.

  • Description: Barbara Kathleen Vera Woodhouse, 9 May 1910 Rathfarnham, Ireland - 9 July 1988, Buckinghamshire, England, after a stroke, was a well known British dog trainer, author and television personality. Her 1980 television series Training Dogs the Woodhouse Way made her into a household name in the UK. Among her catch-phrases were "walkies" and "sit!", the latter parodied in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy. She was also known for her "no bad dogs philosophy".