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Reading List

 

Books are available from dogwise.com.

PET DOG TRAINING

My Dog Pulls. What do I do - Turid Rugaas
Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training - Pamela Dennison 
How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks - Ian Dunbar 
How to Right a Dog Gone Wrong - Pamela Dennison
The Culture Clash - Jean Donaldson

Booklets
Management Magic   Leslie Nelson
Really Reliable Recall Booklet (also a DVD)   Leslie Nelson
I’ll be home soon (prevention and treatment of separation anxiety)  Patricia McConnell
The Cautious Canine  Patricia McConnell

LEARNING THEORY

How Dogs Learn - Mary Burch and John Bailey
Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training - Karen Pryor 

PUPPY TRAINING

After You Get Your Puppy - Ian Dunbar 
Before You Get Your Puppy - Ian Dunbar   (available as free download at http://www.openpaw.org)
Management Magic (booklet)  Leslie Nelson

DOG BEHAVIOR

On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals - Turid Rugaas
Dogs are From Neptune - Jean Donaldson 
Canine Body Language, a photographic guide- Brenda Aloff
Dogs Bite: but slippers and ballons are more dangerous - Janis Bradley

DOG-HUMAN BOND

Bones Would Rain From the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs - Suzanne Clothier 
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs - Patricia B. McConnell 

DOGS AND KIDS

Dogs and Storks (powerpoint presentation on CD)- Jen Shryock - Link
Living with Kids and Dogs....Without Losing Your Mind- Colleen Pelar

 

WEBSITES, YAHOO GROUPS AND ONLINE CLASSES

www.sue-eh.ca/ (Sue Ailsby's site)
www.shirleychong.com
www.cyberagility.com (online class run by Helix Fairweather)