{download Audible} The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs (Audio Download): Amazon.co.uk: Patricia McConnell PhD, Ellen Archer, Novel Audio: Audible AudiobooksAuthor Patricia McConnell PhD – Entrecielos.co

The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with thanyears of experience, Dr Patricia McConnell looks at humans as just another interesting species, and muses about why we behave the way we do around our dogs, how dogs might interpret our behavior, and how to interact with our dogs in ways that bring out the best in our four legged friends After all, although humans and dogs share a remarkable relationship that is unique in the animal world, we are still two entirely different species, each shaped by our individual evolutionary heritage Quite simply, humans are primates and dogs are canids like wolves, coyotes, and foxes Since we each speak a different native tongue, a lot gets lost in the translation The Other End of the Leash demonstrates how even the slightest changes in your voice and the way you stand can help your dog understand what you want Once you start to think about your own behavior from the perspective of your dog, you ll understand why much of what appears to be doggy disobedience is simply a case of miscommunication Inside you will learn How to use your voice so that your dog is likely to do what you ask Why getting dominance over your dog is a bad idea Why rough and tumble primate play can lead to trouble and how to play with your dog in ways that are fun and keep him out of trouble How dogs and humans share personality types and why most dogs want to live with benevolent leaders rather than alpha wannabes In her own insightful, compelling style, Patricia McConnell combines wonderful true stories about people and dogs with a new, accessible scientific perspective on how they should behave around each other This is a book that strives to help you make the most of life with your dog, and to prevent problems that might arise in that most rewarding of relationships

15 thoughts on “The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs (Audio Download): Amazon.co.uk: Patricia McConnell PhD, Ellen Archer, Novel Audio: Audible Audiobooks

  1. Joana Joana says:

    No other book in the world will be half as good as this one Buy it, read it, read it again, follow the tips, read it again, amazing In just a week me and my new mutt Simba have made enormous progress with nothing but love, kindness, understanding and patience I threw out all the other books I had previously bought down the recycling bin I can t thank the author Patricia McConnell enough I am even recommending it to humans who don t have dogs Such a jewel Best in the world


    Superb book and a must for dog owners It gives you REAL insight as to how they perceive us and why they are not at fault most of the time it s us For not giving clear signals A dog does not understand us when we talk in sentence to it it just picks up on tone and the 100 s of movements you make without even being aware Try standing and looking in a mirror at yourself Keep as still as you can but smile, then frown Now do it again but this time observe the tiny changes you see in the muscles on your face Try doing this with some one else and ask each other to do different things but NO TALKING This is only a small example of what your dog sees only he s aware of every muscle in your body all at the same time no sound needed and he can work out from these changes what you are doing going to do.For example How many people follow a reasonably same routine before going out each time You might have something to eat and drink, put your dishes in the sink,go to the bathroom, clean your teeth, brush your hair etc Then come down stairs and get your coat and bag then check your bag to make sure you have everything before picking up your keys.By the time you have got to the point of brushing your teeth, your dog has already recorgnised that you are going and leaving him and at this point if he suffers from stress this is when it starts The book gives you SO MANY insights

  3. Mrs. A. A. Devlin Mrs. A. A. Devlin says:

    Fascinating, easy to read and understand book, full of humour without losing the gist of what the author intends One of the best instructional books I have read.

  4. Corvin Corvin says:

    Brilliant book, written by a very experienced Dog Trainer, who not only has been in the business a long time, but also keeps her skills and knowledge up to date with Modern Canine Research Science Which is what any good Dog Trainer Behaviourist should do The book talks about the differences between canids dogs primates people and how this causes problems in our behaviour and relationships with our dogs Facinating and insightful Highly recommended.

  5. M. J. Boyle M. J. Boyle says:

    Fantastic book interesting and thought provoking Definitely teaching me to understand about dogs Highly recommend for anyone interested in dog behaviour.

  6. Hayley Janssen Hayley Janssen says:

    This book is wonderfully written and has helped me to understand my dog and train him in a better way Would recommend to anyone even if you don t have a dog it s such an interesting read.

  7. Justine Justine says:

    Loved this book I m an animal behaviourist myself and I appreciated the information she presented but still in a very approachable and easily read style.

  8. M. Djukic M. Djukic says:

    Some interesting nuggets but much of it is common sense Achingly boring writing style where every point is laboured with v obvious illustrative stories.

  9. Gryphinn Gryphinn says:

    Still one of the most important books written about dogs and the dog human relationship ever written The author breaks down dog research and animal learning in a way that makes it readable, engaging, and not dry at all If you re looking for FACTS about our canine companions, how they think and how they hear and how they smell, and how that affects how they interact with us humans, and most importantly how we can effectively use this to interact with THEM, you need to read this book

  10. Maria Needham Maria Needham says:

    This book is not a training manual It does not offer steps on how to teach sit, down, stay, off, etc It facilitates understanding of both dog and human behavior One end of the leash is the dog and the other end of the leash is us It provides insight on how bad dog behavior is often misunderstandings in communication between our 2 species It is an example on how to be a benevolent leader and friend to our dogs, because after all, we are life itself to our dogs Very touching book, written from a place of true strength as a loving dog owner, as an animal behavior scientist and professional dog trainer If you are a dog lover, please read this book It will deepen your relationship with your companion.

  11. Bruna Murvay Bruna Murvay says:

    I liked the book, although it is like a recreational book than a training book.She explain well and illustrated the relationship with canines and apes in general.For me it was pretty good , because I like to get the perspective of the dog in some ocasions and it helped me to understand a little bit of positive re enforcement.However if you want to buy the book with the intention of training your dog you can get frustrated because she go on and on talking about her own dogs and some radom stories It is like a chatting than instructions.

  12. books rock books rock says:

    I had been struggling with the idea of training my golden retriever puppy I had been reading everything in sight because I wanted to do the right thing and in the process have a well behaved dog It came as a surprise to me that , as educated as I thought I was becoming , problems still snuck in Ms McConnel s book completely changed my way of thinking I now relish the challenge of trying to communicate in a very loving but firm way with my dogjust like I would with my children The difference is that dogs have their own language Not only do they have to learn to deal with us but it is our duty to learn what they say, as well I feel much relieved and patient and I can honestly say that my 6 month old puppy is responding beautifully This book is a life saver or should I say dog saver

  13. Anne-Marie H. Anne-Marie H. says:

    Some have complained about the number of personal stories I find it helps to make the book readable otherwise it might be quite dry and I enjoy them as case studies.This is a very helpful book, and I would recommend it to people who have little to no experience with dogs in particular Even old hands would probably still learn something new.

  14. Nora C. Nora C. says:

    Really good book to read There are so many things I didn t even know about Dog communication until this book All I can say is, I understand my dog a lot now than before I highly highly recommend More if you are working with dogs.

  15. RBaum RBaum says:

    I wish I had this when I got my first dog Great introduction into human training and highlighting the beautiful differences between humans and dogs So many resources referenced as well.