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Getting Along Better with Your Dog - It's Easy! Just Behave More Like a Canine Than a Human!
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Behave like a canine? What? Sounds kind of crazy doesn't it? Actually it makes a lot of sense when you understand how dogs interact with each other that is so different than how we as humans interact with people. Susan's guest, Patricia McConnell , the author of The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs will share simple techniques of how to call or greet and even play with your dog, using more dog-like behaviors that will yield wonderful results.
Episode Segments:
Getting Along Better with Your Dog Part One
Patricia talks about the differences between men and dogs, and why primates and canines seem to have so much trouble communicating. She also talks about the proper ways to show affection to your dogs.
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Getting Along Better with Your Dog Part Two
Patricia discusses the proper ways to approach and pet a strange dog, the best way to get a dog to come to you, and how to exert dominance over your pet.
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Getting Along Better with Your Dog Part Three
Patricia warns us about the dangers of overindulging your dogs, the proper way to correct them after inappropriate behavior, and also talks about the emotions of your pets, as well as the pros and cons of owning a border collie.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Patricia McConnell
Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, has made a lifelong commitment to improving the relationship between people and animals. Patricia is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She is the author of the much-acclaimed books The Other End of the Leash (published in 10 languages) and For the Love of A Dog: Understanding Emotions in You and Your Best Friend. Her self-published book and booklets on dog training and dog and cat behavior problems continually receive rave reviews from professional trainers, veterinarians and dog and cat lovers from all over the world.

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