Trauma, Decompression, and Going Slow with Dr. Patricia McConnell
In this episode, Libby and Emily are excited to sit down with Dr. Patricia McConnell - she’s kind of a big deal in the dog training world. The trio talk about the initial time of decompression for your rescue dog, the importance of the secure attachment base, and how we can show our dog safety and stability. Dr. McConnell discusses trauma: the nuts and bolts of it, how it manifests, and ways to build resiliency and offer choice and control when recovering from it. Do not miss this episode if you've rescued a dog - you might learn something about humans, too!
To learn more about Dr McConnell, or find links to her blog, books and bio: www.patriciamcconnell.com/
For more information on decompression in dogs: https://decompressforsuccess.com/nine-steps-to-success