Tag Archives: Patricia McConnell

Image of the Week: Love us some Boogie with books!

For those who may have missed previous posts featuring the work of Lili Chin,  we are huge fans of Doggie Drawings and everything that Lili produces. Her most recent creation, focused on the best and brightest in the Dog Behavior … Continue reading

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Can your “protection dog” protect you from a dog bite lawsuit?

In 2007, my husband and I moved back to the Los Angeles area and into a tiny duplex on the border of Inglewood and Westchester, a stone’s throw from LAX airport. A 6-foot fence was all that separated our back … Continue reading

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One Dog at a Time

The other evening I was chatting with my sister-in-law about her kids and she was telling me about this incredible trip that her and just her older daughter (age 5) took to Paris together. And then she said the following: … Continue reading

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Playing, Pausing and Playing Back

After reaching my dog talk saturation point at the Sense & Sensibility Seminar in Chicago last weekend, I’ve been a little lax with returning to the blog.  I’ve still got a post brewing full of highlights from Patricia McConnell and … Continue reading

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Pondering bumper stickers and Defining disciplinary expertise: A follow-up to my dog training non-controversy post

For many years, I never wanted to be one of those people with bumper stickers on my car.  (Although I do confess to having sported a few LA Kings stickers during my ultra-fanatical hockey phase in high school.)  Because I … Continue reading

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Patricia McConnell eBooks: Concise, user-friendly guides to some of the most common behavioral questions and problems now available as eBooks

If you’ve ever read The Other End of the Leash, then you probably love Patricia McConnell every bit as much as I do.  And today I was thrilled to see that her fabulous behavioral series co-authored with Karen London is … Continue reading

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Shock Talk: Patricia McConnell weighs in on the shock and awe campaign of dog collar manufacturers

Patricia McConnell, PhD in Zoology and adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist; and internationally renowned trainer, speaker and author stemming from her 25+ years working in the dog behavior community, speaks frankly about how … Continue reading

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