Tawzer Dog | The Art & Science of Canine Behavior

The Art & Science of Canine Behavior

Video Description:

Can't afford thousands of dollars to subscribe to multiple academic journals?  No problem!  This full-day seminar, taped in Madison WI in 2011, provides an in-depth understanding of who dogs are and why they do what they do, using up-to-the-minute discoveries about genetics, development, physiology and cognition. Gain state-of-the-art knowledge about canine behavior and its practical implications for dog lovers of all descriptions.

Through slides, videos and lecture, viewers will develop an enhanced understanding of the importance of genetics and development, along with new discoveries about play behavior, social behavior and canine cognition. Combining interesting discoveries and practical applications, the day is designed to bring our knowledge about all things “dog” to a higher level.

Presentation by: Patricia McConnell, PhD

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Presenter Bio:

Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB is an Ethologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with cat and dog lovers for over twenty-two 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 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 (translated now into 14 languages), For the Love of a Dog and Tales of Two Species. Patricia lives with her Border Collie Willie, her cat Sushi and a very spoiled flock of sheep, and suffers from separation anxiety when she leaves them.

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This video qualifies for 2 trainer CEUs and 4 behavior consultant CEUs