Join Patricia McConnell in a benevolent, amusing and information-packed evening that focuses on the behavior of the animals at BOTH ends of the leash. Beginning with an explanation of why WE do what we do around dogs, the presentation continues with a mix of slides and videos that illustrate how we often miscommunicate with our best friends.
You will learn how your body and the tone of your voice can undercut the message you are trying to convey, and how to combine an understanding of canine behavior and learning theory to have a happier and more responsive dog. Most dogs are not disobedient because they want to be alphas; more often they either do not understand what you want, or have learned that doing what you say is not in their best interest. Once the evening is over you'll be able to avoid those pitfalls, and learn the secrets to a much richer understanding of how to talk to your dog. We hope to see you there, your dog will thank you for it!