Voted “Best Soft-Cover Guide of 2011” by the Dog Writer’s
Association of America, Love Has No Age Limit tells you
everything you need to know about welcoming an adolescent
or adult dog into your family. We all know that older dogs
present their own special joys and challenges; let this easy-
to-read book turn your “new dog” into your “best dog ever!”
Multi-Dog Households: From First Date to After the Honeymoon (Recorded in January 2014)
Helping Adopted Dogs Adjust to New Homes (Recorded in December 2012)
But Words Will Never Hurt Me (unless it’s a breed label) January 2022
What to Ask When Considering Adopting a Dog? February 2021
Love Has No Age Limit–And nor do the stories of our first days with them! January 2020
Rescue Regrets Be Gone! June 2018
Considerations for a City Dog. And Dental Supplies. August 2017
What Was I Thinking? (Rescue Regrets are Usually Temporary) July 2017
Who’s Your Momma September 2016
Free to a Good Home (Booklets, Not Dogs!) September 2016
Adopting Littermates… Don’t September 2014
Three Ways to Confuse a New Dog June 2014
Introducing a New Dog: Maggie and Willie as a Case Study April 2014
Adopting a Dog Into a Multi-Dog Household January 2014
How to Foster Dogs: New Book from Pat Miller January 2014
Mandatory Introductions at Shelters? January 2014
Pets as Gifts December 2013
Canine Behavior and Acoustics in Shelters and Kennels September 2013
Breed Stereotypes and Handler Appearance March 2013
The Black Dog Syndrome – Fact or Fiction? January 2013
Expectations: Adults vs. Puppies April 2011
The Right Dog January 2010
Four Paths to Adoption Success
Dog Adoptions with Staying Power
First Day, New Dog: 5 Things To Tell Your Adopters
Three Things to Consider About Your Shelter’s Soundscape
Three Strategies to Decrease Barking in Your Shelter
Welcome: Helping a recently adopted adult dog adjust to new surroundings
Once in a Lifetime: Why all our dogs can’t be above average
Honest as the Dog is Long: Dogs score high on seeing and telling it as it is
Here’s the good news: It’s fun to train your dog! Here’s the bad news: You have to learn how. More good news: It’s not hard to learn. . . and this is a great place to get started.
If you’re interested in canine cognition, communication, social systems & nutrition (plus a host of other topics!), look here to start seeing your dog in an entirely new light!
Here’s help for dogs of every description, from cautious canines to feisty fidos. Click below for videos, articles, books and DVDs that will help you help your dog.
Links to other great websites & information on becoming a professional trainer or behaviorist, questions for your veterinarian, and everything in between!
"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.