The Other End of the Leash
Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
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.
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. Inside you will learn:
• How to use your voice so that your dog is more 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 “alphawannabees!”
• And so much more!