A “life coach for dogs” is what Oprah Winfrey calls her.  And other celebrities like Kelly Ripa, Ben Affleck, Courteney Cox, Nicollette Sheridan, Owen Wilson also trust in her expertise to help with their canine questions.

Who is she?  Celebrity dog trainer Tamar Geller (www.tamargeller.com) and she will read from and sign copies of her new book, “The Loved Dog: The Playful, Nonaggressive Way to Teach Your Dog Good Behavior”  7:30 p.m. Thursday at Barnes & Noble at the Galleria, 3225 W. 69th St., Edina, Minnesota.   

Thanks to Twincities.com for this information.