Play Together, Stay Together: Happy and Healthy Play Between People and Dogs

Play Together, Stay Together: Happy and Healthy Play Between People and Dogs

by Karen B. London, Ph.D., Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D
     
 

Would you like to know how to play with your dog in a way that she understands and enjoys? Would you like to know why some dogs love to play, and others are not so enthused? Would you like to teach your dogs some super cute tricks and games? Would you like to use play as a dog training tool? If you answered ""yes"" to any of these questions, then Play Together, Stay… See more details below

Overview

Would you like to know how to play with your dog in a way that she understands and enjoys? Would you like to know why some dogs love to play, and others are not so enthused? Would you like to teach your dogs some super cute tricks and games? Would you like to use play as a dog training tool? If you answered ""yes"" to any of these questions, then Play Together, Stay Together by Patricia McConnell and Karen London is the book you want to buy right now! how to use play to enhance your relationship with your dog.
~ how to exercise your dog's mind by teaching her tricks like:
~ how to jump through a hoop
~ how to hide his head under a pillow
~ how to play hide & seek
~ what types of toys are great for playing with your dog
~ how to play your way to an obedient dog
~ how NOT to play with your dog
~ and much more!"

Editorial Reviews

CPDT - Pia Silvani
Finally, a book devoted to play written by two top behaviorists and trainers, including up-to-date research that will help you used play to enhance your relationship, to get performance, and as a reward for good behavior.
--Pia Silvani, CPDT
Director of Training and Behavior
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, Madison, NJ

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013605572
Publisher:
McConnell Publishing
Publication date:
01/15/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
627,413
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Karen B. London, Ph.D. received her B.S. in Biology from UCLA and her Doctorate in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin. Her research and scholarly publications cover such diverse topics as interactions between species that live together defensive and aggressive behavior, evolution of social behavior, communication within and between species, learning, and parental investment. Dr. London is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist and a Certified Pet Dog Trainer whose clinical work focuses on the evolution and treatment of serious behavioral problems in dogs. Karen London is currently a columnist for The BARK Magazine and served for three years on the Animal Behavior Society's Board of Professional Certification. She has written widely about training and behavior, as well as giving educational seminars and speeches on canine behavior for trainers, veterinary and shelter staff and the public. She is a lecturer at Northern Arizona University for a tropical biology field course to Nicaragua and has given guest lectures in Animal Behavior at several universities.

Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB is an Ethologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted with cat and dog lovers for over twenty 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. She is the behavior columnist for The Bark magazine (the New Yorker of Dog Magazines) and a Consulting Editor for the Journal of Comparative Psychology. She 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 eleven books on training and behavioral problems, as well as the critically acclaimed books The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs, For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend and Tales of Two Species.

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