Chapters are categorized by senses such as sound, sight, and smell; specific pack behaviors such as dominance and play also merit their own sections. McConnell uses the same humor and patience she recommends with dogs on her readers. Whether she's referring to maggots as "a value-added commodity in canine economics" or ruminating on attempts to verbally cue her dogs to exit the house one at a time, her wise and gently self-deprecating book brings training--of both dogs and humans--to new levels. Jill Lightner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Wonderful. The body language understanding and understanding of how our dog think - priceless. He's already doing so much better with our calm and confident lead. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Susanne Herbert
While I enjoyed this book, and could see it's usefulness for the average dog. It was useless to my situation, because we have a blind dog and the author comsistently discussed how... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Bekah
We have a "special relationship."
Any loyal dog owner would say this and this book will help the reader understand why. Read more
OK, I can't really say that because I haven't read them all, but this is one fantastic book. Dr. McConnell is a great writer, weaving personal anecdotes, behavioral science, and... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Peri Winkle
Fantastic source of much dog selection, training, and problem solving wisdom written in a warm engaging manner. One of the greatest dog books I've read.Published 27 days ago by Stanford Siver