Here’s What People Are Saying

“Brilliant… a perfect balance of science and soul.”
Marty Becker, DVM, reviewing For the Love of a Dog
Resident Veterinarian on Good Morning America
“Choosing good information to help clients with their
pet’s behavior is as easy as reaching for one of
Patricia McConnell’s excellent books.”
Wayne Hunthausen, DVM, co-author of
Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat


The Puppy Primer and Family Friendly Dog Training books are great! They are informative and enjoyable reads, and we recommend them during all new puppy and new dog visits.”
Victoria Hying, CVT Spring Green Animal Hospital, Spring Green, WI

“I always leave Dr. McConnell’s sessions full of ideas and simultaneous distress. 
I like that–it’s a good way to leave my comfort zone.”
-Attendee at The Art and Science of Canine Behavior
in Madison, WI October, 2011


“Loved Trisha’s delivery, passion for her subject and ability to share her knowledge. Excellent!  She always delivers information in an interesting and entertaining  way–love her!”
-Marcia Stevens, Attendee at
The Art and Science of Canine Behavior
in Madison, WI October, 2011


“What you don’t know about your dog could fill a book. 
It’s called The Other End of the Leash.

-Colorado Daily


“Patricia McConnell understands the behavior of dogs and their owners
as Jane Goodall understands chimpanzees…”
-Charles T. Snowden, Ph.D.
Former President, Animal Behavior Society


Learning Center

Want to learn more about dogs? Look here for a treasure trove of Patricia’s articles, blogs and videos about dog training, canine health and behavior, and solving behavior problems. Includes links to other helpful resources.


Clear and engaging, Patricia’s books & DVDs are invaluable resources for professionals and dog lovers alike. If your dog could, she’d beg you to click here and check them out.

Trisha’s Blog

Join thousands of dog lovers around the world in an ongoing inquiry about canine behavior, and follow the adventures of Patricia (2 legs), Willie, Maggie, & Tootsie (4 legs), and a very spoiled flock of sheep.


"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.

What Others Are Saying