The Other End of the Leash

Patricia McConnell Ph.D., is an adjunct assistant professor of zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a certified Applied Animal Behaviorist. Her company, Dog's Best Friend Ltd., specializes in family dog training and treating aggression in dogs.

Read an excerpt from her new book
The Other End of the Leash:


Find out what Dr. Patricia McConnell has to say about correcting these behaviors:

1. How do you build confidence in a dog that is afraid of strangers?

2. Do you recommend using a halty? Or is there a psychological reason these are ill advised?

3. What is the best way to train and correct a formerly abused dog?

4. How can you help a dog overcome thunderstorm anxiety?

5. What is the best way to end a play session with a dog that has a hard time understanding when playtime is over?

Excerpted from The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
Copyright 2002 by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
Excerpted by permission of Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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