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Patricia McConnell
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Patricia B. McConnell

Patricia B. McConnell is the author. As someone presenting herself as an expert on canid behavior and the human-dog relationship, she has very impressive credentials. She has a Ph.D in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, where she also serves as an adjunct professor. She is also a certified Applied Animal Behaviorist. For over twenty years she ran and founded a dog training company called Dog's Best Friend Ltd., where she dealt with some of the most difficult dogs around. She also owns a sheep farm where she owns four dogs and uses them to help herd sheep.

McConnell uses all these experiences in the book. She frequently refers to her dogs and various episodes she has had with them on her sheep farm to illustrate points or make abstract concepts more real. For a woman with her credentials, McConnell is also self-effacing and humble...

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