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"This book should go home with every new puppy! The fun, easy to follow exercises guide puppy owners through every aspect of raising a puppy with lots of games, helpful hints and trouble-shooting tips that even an expert will appreciate." - Valerie B. Olszyk, CBC, Pet Behavior Help, Inc
"This is the perfect book for the perfect puppy! I highly recommend The Puppy Primer to anyone, whether a novice or experienced trainer. I'll be sure to give this book to all of my training clients!" - Khris Erickson, CPDT-KA, Humane Animal Welfare Society, Waukesha, WI
Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB is an Ethologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with cat and dog lovers for over twenty years. She combines a thorough understanding of the science of behavior with years of practical, applied experience. Her nationally syndicated radio show, Calling All Pets, played in over 110 cities for fourteen years and her television show Petline played on Animal Planet for two-and-a-half years. She is the behavior columnist for The Bark Magazine (the "New Yorker" of Dog Magazines) and is Adjunct Associate 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, For the Love of a Dog and Tales of Two Species.
Love The Puppy Primer! I send it to all of my families so they can better prepare for their new puppy. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Polly Viera
My be recommended this book when I brought home a new puppy and I am glad she did. I love that it helped me to understand dog behavior and adjust my training to make the dog want... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Erin
My daughter gifted me with my first copy of The Puppy Primer when we got our Shihtzu eight years ago. Read morePublished 29 days ago by H. Janet Markwart
Very helpful book - reminds you of what to expect with a new puppy and how to train yourself, therefore, training your puppy!Published 1 month ago by Karen
It had been 15 years since we had a puppy - we had forgotten a lot and we were also 15 years older (less flexible, less patient, etc.). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Little Big Pony
This book is awesome! Will definitely help with my training career.Published 1 month ago by Christine Gagnon
This is the most helpful Of all books for living with a new puppy and training her!
The authors really understand dog!!