Patricia B. McConnell, PhD, CAAB Emeritus is a Zoologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with pet owners for over twenty-five years about serious behavioral problems, specializing in canine aggression. She taught “The Biology and Philosophy of Human/Animal Relationships” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for twenty five-years. Dr. McConnell has spoken around the world about canine behavior and training, and was the co-host of the popular radio show, Calling All Pets, heard in over 110 cities for fourteen years.
Patricia is the author of eleven books on training and behavioral problems, as well as the critically acclaimed books The Other End of the Leash (translated into fourteen languages), For the Love of a Dog, and Tales of Two Species. Patricia and her husband live outside of Madison, WI with their working Border Collie Maggie, her King Charles Cavalier Spaniel, Tootsie, two cats and a very spoiled flock of sheep.
Patricia B. McConnell, PhD, CAAB Emeritus is a Zoologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with pet owners for over twenty-five years about serious behavioral problems, specializing in canine aggression.
Read excerpts and first chapters from Patricia’s Memoir book.
The library contains print, audio and video elements from Patricia’s book tour, which began on February 20th 2017. Her memoir, The Education of Will was released on February 21st, 2017.
Follow Patricia, and readers from all over the world, as we explore the behavior of dogs and our relationship with them.
"The Education of Will delves deep into the minds of people and dogs, and into the effects of trauma, showing that healing is possible. McConnell gives a voice to those who can’t speak in words and provides hope for fearful animals everywhere."
—Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation.