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Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB

Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB
Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB

Dr. McConnell 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 Associate 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 13 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.



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