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Author
Patricia B. McConnell
McConnell is also a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist,
whose primary work is the evaluation and treatment of
serious behavioral problems in domestic dogs. Besides
seeing clients at her business in Black Earth
(Dog’s Best
Friend, Ltd.)
she oversees science-based dog training
classes in four locations, publishes books and videos on
training and treating behavior problems, and speaks
around the world on the applied ethology of dogs and cats.
She is the author of “The Other End of the Leash,” which
uses an evolutionary perspective to understand (and
improve!) our behavior around dogs. To date it has been
published in seven other countries. McConnell is the co-
host of “
Calling All Pets,” from Wisconsin Public Radio,
and gives advice to animal lovers in over 120 cities around
the country.

Selected Publications:London, Karen B. and McConnell,
Patricia B. 2003.
Way to Go! How to Housetrain a Dog of
Any Age
. Dog’s Best Friend, Ltd. Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. and London Karen. B. 2003.
Fiesty
Fido: Help for the Leash
Aggressive Dog. Dog’s Best
Friend, Ltd. Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 2002.
The Other End of the
Leash: Why We Do What We Do
Around Dogs.
Ballantine, New York.

London, Karen B. and McConnell, Patricia B. 2001.
Feeling Outnumbered? How to manage and enjoy your
Multi-Dog
Household. Dog’s Best Friend, Ltd. Black Earth,
Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 2000.
I’ll be Home Soon: How to
Prevent and Treat Separation
Anxiety. Dog’s Best
Friend, Ltd. Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 1999.
The Fastidious Feline. Dog’s
Best Friend, Ltd. Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 1998.
The Cautious Canine: How
to help dogs conquer their
fears. Dog’s Best Friend,
Ltd., Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 1996.
Beginning Family Dog
Training
. Dog’s Best Friend, Ltd., Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 1996.
How To Be The Leader Of
The Pack And Have Your Dog
Love You For It. Dog’s
Best Friend, Ltd., Black Earth, Wisconsin.

Scidmore, Brenda and McConnell, Patricia B. 1996.
Puppy
Primer
. Dog’s Best Friend, Ltd., Black Earth, Wisconsin.

McConnell, Patricia B. 1995. "Human/Animal Relationships:
Biological and Philosophical Issues". In: Reshaping
Curricula. Ed. by Lunde, Joyce P.  Anker Publishing Co.,
Massachusetts.
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Canines-and-Felines.com
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Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D. is an Adjunct
Associate Professor, teaching “
The Biology and
Philosophy of Human-
Animal Relationships,”
(Zoology/Wildlife Ecology 335). The curriculum
includes topics related to evolution, domestication,
comparative cognition, ethology, ecology, the
physiology of stress as well as historical and current
philosophical thought regarding our duties toward
animals. It is designed to provide students with the
information and critical skills necessary to evaluate
current environmental, social and personal issues
related to human-animal relationships from both
biological and philosophical perspectives.