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1. "If you are considering adopting a dog from a shelter then 'Love Has No Age Limit' will be your perfect companion. Packed with great information, this book will make the transition period from shelter to home a lot easier for you and your dog. For shelters, 'Love Has No Age Limit' will give adopters a unique support system, thereby increasing the rate of successful adoptions by helping to keep dogs in their new homes." --Victoria Stilwell, Animal Planet's It's Me or the Dog
2. "They say, you can't judge a book by its cover but as soon as I saw the dear old dog on the cover of Patricia McConnell and Karen London's Love Has No Age Limit, I just knew I would love the book. And I do. Yet another outrageous success by Patricia and Karen. I have always been a champion of adopting adult dogs and this book is most certainly a valuable resource for anyone welcoming an adult dog into their home. Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks. Let Patricia and Karen show you how." --Dr. Ian Dunbar, DVM, founder of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers
3. "If you've decided to adopt a furry homeless stranger, this booklet is your perfect resource. You'll provide love for your new dog, while Drs. McConnell and london will provide practical, accurate advice so you can avoid common mistakes and spark a life-long friendship." --Kathy Sdao, MA, ACAAB, Bright Spot Dog Training
Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D. is an Ethologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with cat and dog lovers for over twenty three years. She combines a thorough understanding of the science of behavior with years of practical, applied experience. Her nationally syndicated radio show, Wisconsin Public Radio s Calling All Pets, played in over 115 cities for 14 years. She is the behavior columnist for the The Bark magazine ( the New Yorker of Dog Magazines ) and Adjunct Professor in Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teaching The Biology and Philosophy of Human/Animal Relationships. Dr. McConnell is a much sought after speaker and seminar presenter, speaking to training organizations, veterinary conferences, academic meetings and animal shelters around the world about dog and cat behavior, and on science-based and humane solutions to serious behavioral problems. She is the author of thirteen books on training and behavioral problems, as well as the critically acclaimed books The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs and For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend.
Karen B. London, Ph.D. is an Ethologist, a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist and a Certified Pet Dog Trainer whose clinical work over the last 12 years has focused on the evaluation and treatment of serious behavioral problems in dogs. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University, teaching a tropical field biology course in Nicaragua. Dr. London s research and scholarly publications cover such diverse topics as interactions between species that live together, defensive and aggressive behavior, evolution of social behavior, communication within and between species, learning, and parental investment. She is the training columnist for The Bark Magazine, a blogger for thebark.com and dogbehaviorblog.com, and writes the Arizona Daily Sun s animal column, The London Zoo. She is on the Animal Behavior Society s Board of Professional Certification and has spoken widely about canine behavior and training in educational seminars and speeches for trainers, veterinary and shelter staff, and the public. This is her fifth book on training and behavioral issues in dogs. She lives in Flagstaff, Arizona with her husband and their two sons.
I am a foster/adopted parent. This gave me insight and solutions into some of the most common issues rescue dogs have. Well written. Thank you for writing this book!!Published 1 month ago by Kelly G.
I adore Patricia's sage advice and dog-centred approach. Excellent advice, well worth reading.Published 1 month ago by Jane Bennett
Having been a cat owner and cat Mom for 27 years, I was nervous about adopting a dog. This book is a treasure! Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. L. Ritchie
Tons of useful, practical advice written in a clear, concise, understandable style. Should be required reading for every dog owner, but especially those adopting a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Weber
A well written and informative look at the subject of pet adoption. It answers many important questions and helps the reader to be better informed about the potential advantages... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J.P. Keslensky