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From Helpless to Hopeful: Canine Empowerment

Dr Frances McCormack discusses the experience of learned helpless from a dog's perspective and how to help traumatised dogs recover.

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  • 1 Lecture
  • 1 Video
Meet the instructor

Dr Frances McCormack

Dr Frances McCormack, is an English lecturer living in the West of Ireland. She has an MA  and PhD in medieval English literature, and an MA in Academic Practice. She is a multi-award winning teacher.  She has a particular interest in the rehabilitation of rescue dogs, especially those from hoarding situations and barren environments, and she volunteers with an Irish dog rescue. She lives with her partner, five cats, and an adolescent Border Collie.
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