The Education of Will

The Education of Will

A Mutual Memoir of A Woman and Her Dog

Large Print - 2017
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Patricia McConnell combines insights into canine behavior -- gained from her work with aggressive and fearful dogs -- with stories of her own dogs and their life on the farm. Now, she reveals that it wasn't just the dogs who had serious problems. For decades Dr. McConnell secretly grappled with her own guilt and fear, which were rooted in the harrowing traumas of her youth. Patricia is forced to face her past by her love for a young Border Collie named Will, whose frequent, unpredictable outbreaks of fear and fury shake Patricia to her core. In order to save Will from this dangerous behavior, she must find her own will to heal, and along the way learn that will power by itself is not enough. Interweaving stories of her clients' dogs with tales of her deepening bond with Will, Patricia recounts her fight to reclaim her life.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2017
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781410498373
Characteristics: large print,rda
379 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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Sep 07, 2017

The most riveting book I have read in a long time. A must for any dog lover.some shocking parts. Not for the feint hearted!

ontherideau Jul 03, 2017

A brave account of the author's life long work with troubled dogs and her own demons.


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