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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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“Hey, have you heard the one about climate change and dog training?”

So a man walks into a bar and sees a dog sitting at the counter.  He turns to the dog and asks, “So what do you think about all the controversy surrounding the best methods and tools for training dogs?” … Continue reading

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Therapy Dogs: Not Born, Not Made, but Shaped

As an inherently romantic society, we Americans love talking about how we were “born to” do something.  “I was born to run.”  “She was born a gifted writer.”  “He was born to do this kind of work.”  . . . … Continue reading

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