Tag Archives: Patricia McConnell

Dog Books. Dog Books Everywhere.

I recently ordered a bunch of dog training/behavior books from Amazon. I just finished reading (and underlining! I do lots of underlining) the first one — Fight! by Jean Donaldson. I’m thinking of maybe writing reviews on the dog books … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Teach Your Dog to Stay – Kikopup Style

– The way I think about it, almost all of the behaviors that we teach dogs are actions (such as sit, shake, down, roll over, spin). They all involve movement. But “Stay” is the absence of action–it means don’t move. … Continue reading

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Housetraining Your Dog – Simple Steps to Success

“Here’s the good news: Housetraining is a simple, step-by-step process. All you need to do is insure that your puppy is in one of three situations at all times during housetraining. He should be either outside with you, inside with … Continue reading

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Dilemma of the Day: “Dominance Aggression”?

I originally included these thoughts in my recent blog post, “Discussing Dominance Theory (Deep Breaths, Everyone)”. However, in an attempt to keep the information more organized and make everything an easier read, I am giving the aforementioned its own post … Continue reading

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