Events for Memoir

Patricia can’t wait to see you in one of the cities listed below. Unless specified, Patricia will be talking about her memoir, The Education of Will: A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and a Dog. The “Will” in the title of Patricia’s new memoir has two meanings. First, it refers to her Border Collie, Willie, who came as a “troubled, spark of a dog,” who was loving and attentive, but also consumed by fear. However, the word “will” also refers to will power, which, as the book shows, is not enough to help a panicked dog, much less a dog owner overwhelmed with her own fears. Patricia will touch on her very personal story about how her beloved Willie first set her back, but eventually led to healing from the traumas in her own past that she had tried to "will" away for decades. Join Patricia as she details her personal journey with Willie to turn a life of fear into one of confidence and compassion.

August 16, 2017
Winneconne (Oshkosh), Wisconsin
Fin 'n' Feather
22 W. Main St.
6:30 to 8:30 PM
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August 24, 2017
Oregon, WI
OccuPaws Guide Dog Association
Oregon Middle School
601 Pleasant Oak Drive
6:00 to 8:00 PM
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September 8, 2017
Bellevue, Washington
Keynote Speech

Patricia will be speaking at the Professionalizing the Passion Conference, for Pet Partner’s first conference since 2003.

For more information and to register Click Here.

September 21, 2017
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha
701 Northview Road
6:30 to 8:00 PM
There is a $35 registration fee, all of which goes to support the shelter.

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October 18-21, 2017
Richmond, Virginia
Association of Professional Dog Trainers
More information to come soon

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November 4, 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison Civic Club
Details to come!





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