The international magazine for and about working and sporting dogs -- and the people who love them.
|IF DOGS COULD TALK - EXPLORING THE CANINE MIND
Exploring the canine mind. Captures the high degree of mutual understanding and empathy that exists between humans and their proverbial best friends.
|IF ONLY THEY COULD SPEAK
13 true stories from Dr. Dodman's practice that are as wise, and almost as human, as the lives of the disturbed animals they portray. Good reading for any dog fancier.
|IF ONLY THEY COULD SPEAK - 2ND EDITION
by Nicholas Dodman
NEW SECOND EDITION - 13 true stories from Dr. Dodman's practice that are as wise, and almost as human, as the lives of the disturbed animals they portray. Good reading for any dog fancier.
|IMPRINT TRAINING OF THE NEWBORN FOAL: A SWIFT, EFFECTIVE METHOD FOR PERMANENTLY SHAPING A HORSE'S LIFETIME
by Robert M. Miller
Probably one of the most exciting and beneficial breakthroughs in equine psychology and training in the last decade has been the procedure the author calls "imprint training," the behavior-shaping learning process that occurs immediately after a foal's birth.
Because horses are flighty prey animals, they are fast learners and have infallible memories. Also, because of their size, behavioral problems are not as easily solved as with other smaller species. Consequently, behavioral science has made greater strides in the equine species than any other.
This book contains Dr. Miller's theories and techniques, including step-by-step procedures involving bonding, habituation and sensitization.
|In the Company of Animals: A Study of Human-Animal Relationships (Canto)
James Serpell; Paperback
Through an exploration of the phenomenon of pet-keeping across history and between cultures, this thought-provoking study reassesses our relationships with animals and the natural world. This new edition of In the Company of Animals has been substantially revised and updated to take into account developments in research since 1986.
|JOHN ROGERSON'S INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL
by John Rogerson
Learn how this British trainer selects instructors, organizes classes, creates lesson plans. Special section on solving aggression problems.
|KINSHIP WITH ALL LIFE
J. Allen Boone
Is there a universal language of love...a "kinship with all life" that can open us up to the lessons taught by non-human animals? Here are several examples.
|LET THE DOG DECIDE
by Dale Starvroff
Dale's revolutionary approach to dog training shows you how to work with your dog's natural attributes - its independent will, insatiable curiosity, and strong instinctual drives - not against them.
|LIVING WITH KIDS AND DOGS...WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND
by Colleen Pelar
At last! A kids-and-dogs book written by someone who "gets it!" Simple, realistic advice for busy parents to help ensure that the relationship between their kids and their dog is safe and enjoyable for all.
|MASTERING VARIABLE SURFACE TRACKING BOOK AND WORKBOOK
by Ed Presnall
Component training is widely recognized as THE way to teach Variable Surface Tracking. This method works equally well for dogs that have already achieved Tracking Dog or Tracking Dog Excellent titles or for beginning trackers.
|MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN ANIMALS
by Franklin McMillan, Editor
Brings together the most up-to-date information in the various fields studying the mental processes of various nonhuman animals, not just dogs.
|MERLE'S DOOR: LESSONS FROM A FREETHINKING DOG
by Ted Kerasote
Now including a wonderful new photo insert chronicling Merle’s life, this national bestseller explores the relationship between humans and dogs. How would dogs live if they were free? Would they stay with their human friends?
|MINDFUL DOG TEACHING - REFLECTIONS ON THE RELATIONSHIPS WE SHARE WITH OUR DOGS
by Claudeen McAuliffe
When you teach a skill, there is a give and take that builds the relationship, improves results, and makes both teacher and student feel good. Go beyond simple obedience and training to develop a deeper connection with your canine companion.
|MINDING ANIMALS: AWARENESS, EMOTIONS, AND HEART
Expertly written by Marc Bekoff (Professor of Biology, University of Colorado - Boulder and the man who co-founded the "Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" with Jane Goodall), Minding Animals: Awareness, Emotion, And Heart presents amazing anecdotes of animal behavior as well as both the science and informed speculations concerning animal cognition, consciousness, and passions.
|MINE! A GUIDE TO RESOURCE GUARDING IN DOGS
A practical how-to guide on resource guarding/aggression - food bowl, object, bed, crate, owner, etc. - in dogs. From the popular author of Culture Clash, Dogs Are From Neptune.
|MODIFYING ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR SEMINAR DVD
by Presenter, Trish King
Learn to recognize potential problem behaviors and problem dogs. Also discussed is prevention, intervention and modification methods.
|MULTIPLE DOGS SEMINAR DVD
by Presenter, Trish King
While having multiple dogs can be lots of fun, it can also present problems, whether it's choosing the wrong companions, managing them, or training them. In this workshop, discussion is on choosing wisely, maintaining a friendly pack, training individually and together, and trouble-shooting problems.
|MY DOG PULLS. WHAT DO I DO?
by Turid Rugaas
Easy to follow instructions that teach you a kind and effective method for encouraging dogs to walk on leash without pulling.
|NEW KNOWLEDGE OF DOG BEHAVIOR
Without a doubt one of the most valuable books written, not only to the average dog owner but a MUST for the dog breeder and trainer. Pfaffenberger's work combined with Dr. Scotts and Fullers produced Guide Dogs for the Blind with a success rate of up to 98%.Any dog breeder or trainer who hasn't got this collection of incredible research in their library is really missing out. LOVE IT....LOVE IT....LOVE IT..
|OH BEHAVE! DOGS FROM PAVLOV TO PREMACK TO PINKER
by Jean Donaldson
Jean Donaldson brings her considerable wisdom - and wit - to a wide variety of topics of interest to dog trainers and enthusiasts in this book from Dogwise Publishing. In 55 essays, Jean tackles issues ranging from the nature vs nurture debate, to the role of dominance in domestic dogs, to what are the most effective ways to train dogs. Along with her other best selling books, Oh Behave! is destined to be a classic in the literature on dog behavior.
Konrad Lorenz; hardcover
The all-time classic for those seeking an understanding of aggression.
|On Talking Terms With Dogs
Practical understanding of the dog's body language; especially, the signals used to maintain the social hierarchy and resolve conflict within the pack. By studying the signals dogs use with each other and using them ourselves, we increase our ability to communicate with our dogs. Endorsed by author/trainer Terry Ryan.
|ON TALKING TERMS WITH DOGS: CALMING SIGNALS
Practical understanding of the dog's body language, especially signals used to maintain the social hierarchy and to resolve conflict within the pack.
|ONE ON ONE - A DOG TRAINER'S GUIDE TO PRIVATE TRAINING
Have you always wanted to do one-on-one, private training, but didn't know how to go about it? This guide is like having a friend explain it all!
|PARENTING WITH PETS - THE MAGIC OF RAISING CHILDREN WITH ANIMALS
by Christine Hammer & Margaret Hevel
Parenting With Pets beautifully details the never ending learning opportunities family pets bring into the lives of their children.
|PERFECT PAWS IN 5 DAYS FEATURING JEAN DONALDSON'S MODERN TRAINING METHODS DVD
by Jean Donaldson
There are many DVDs on the market that can teach you how to train your dog key basic behaviors - but there is only one featuring Jean Donaldson! And what makes this new DVD particularly valuable is that Jean teaches you how to train, so you learn skills that you can apply to other behaviors as well. If you are a trainer, you will find this DVD a great primer on how to teach your students to train basic skills in a classroom setting. If you are an owner who wants to teach your dog basic skills, you will not find a better teacher than Jean!
|PET BEHAVIOR PROTOCOLS
by Suzanne Hetts
What to say, what to do, when to refer, for the behaviorist or trainer. Presents the basic "need-to-know" theory and concepts of animal behavior; supplies practical, effective protocols for behavior problems.
|PLAY THERAPY WITH KIDS & CANINES: BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
by Risë VanFleet
Dr. VanFleet goes through the entire process of obtaining a dog for therapeutic uses, and all the ways in which that dog can be beneficial to the child. Her section on canine cotherapists in nondirective and directive play therapy is especially helpful for other play therapists seeking to incorporate dogs in their sessions.- Heidi G. Kaduson, PhD, RPT-S, Director, The Play Therapy Training Institute, Inc.
|PLAY TOGETHER, STAY TOGETHER
by Patricia McConnell and Karen London
Play is powerful stuff, and it has a profound influence on your relationship with your dog. This engagingly written booklet shows how play can enhance your relationship with your dog, improve your dog’s responsiveness, and provide your dog with the mental and physical exercise he or she needs.
|PLAY WITH YOUR DOG
by Pat Miller
In her newest book, Pat Miller explores the role and benefits of play between you and your dog - and between dogs. Play behaviors have important learning and health benefits that help dogs become well-adjusted members of both their canine and human families. Pat includes dozens of game ideas collected from trainers all over the country you can try out with your dog(s).
|POSITIVE PERSPECTIVES 2: KNOW YOUR DOG, TRAIN YOUR DOG
by Pat Miller
Dogwise Publishing is pleased to reunite again with Pat Miller for the publication of her second volume of Positive Perspectives, a collection of her recent articles. This collection is more advanced than volume one, with particular emphasis on understanding the latest in canine behavioral research so that you can become a more effective trainer and/or owner.
|POSITIVE PERSPECTIVES: LOVE YOUR DOG, TRAIN YOUR DOG
by Pat Miller
A complete dog training, puppy raising, problem solving, and basic health guide. Written as a series of columns in “Whole Dog Journal”, Positive Perspectives gives you information on day-to-day living with dogs in small easily understood “bites”. For puppy as well as adult dog owners.
|POSITIVE TRAINING FOR SHOW DOGS - BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP FOR SUCCESS
by Vicki Ronchette
Get outstanding showing results by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure/reward methods. Written by a dog show person for dog show people!
|PREDATION IN FAMILY DOGS: PREDATION, PREDATORY DRIFT AND PREPAREDNESS SEMINAR DVD
by Jean Donaldson
Learn about the newest thinking on how to solve difficult behavior problems like aggression by looking at genetics in this seminar presentation. Presenter Jean Donaldson is known for her ground-breaking book /Culture Clash/ which looks at how humans can live with dogs more harmoniously by understanding the real nature of dogs.
|Psychological Dog Training: Behavior Conditioning With Respect and Trust
C.W. Meisterfeld; Paperback; 1991
|PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR, 5TH EDITION
Barry Schwartz, Edward Wasserman & Steven Robbins
Basic principles of Pavlovian conditioning, operant conditioning, and comparative cognition.
|PUP PARENTING - A GUIDE TO RAISING A HAPPY, WELL TRAINED DOG
by Lynn Lott & Jane Nelsen
This one-of-a-kind guide-which takes effective child-rearing methods and modifies them to work with the canine set-represents an exciting breakthrough in dog discipline. Using a firm, positive approach that rejects both the alpha discipline method and the overindulgent reward-based system, Pup Parenting is a companion readers can refer to throughout all doggie life stages.
|QUICK CLICKS: 40 FAST AND FUN BEHAVIORS TO TRAIN WITH A CLICKER
by Mandy Book & Cheryl Smith
Learn clicker training without confusing jargon, using step-by-step instructions for training a variety of fun and useful behaviors.
|RAISING A BEHAVIORALLY HEALTHY PUPPY
by Suzanne Hetts & Daniel Estep
Puppyhood only comes around once. What you do during your puppy's first four months of life will have a lasting, and sometimes unchangeable impact on your dog's adult behavior. This book give you the critical knowledge you need to make the most of these formative months.
|READING BETWEEN THE LINES SEMINAR DVD
by Patricia McConnell
This half-day seminar presentation uses slides, videos and demonstrations of dogs on stage to help you "read" dogs so that you can predict and influence their behavior.
This is an excellent selection If you're truly interested in being able to speak canine.
|REALLY RELIABLE RECALL: TRAIN YOUR DOG TO COME WHEN CALLED... NO MATTER WHAT! DVD
by Leslie Nelson
From well-known trainer Leslie Nelson! Easy to follow steps to train your dog to come when it really counts, in an emergency. Contains chapters for difficult to train breeds and for trainers to use in class.
|REINFORCEMENT TRAINING FOR DOGS
by John Fisher
The principles of reinforcement theory as they relate to dog training. Looks at the natural behavior of dogs and shows how it can be used to the trainer's advantage.
|REINFORCEMENT: KNOWING & USING ITS POWER WITH DOGS DVD
by Chris Bach
The DVD discusses the incredible ability random schedules of reinforcement have on modifying behavior and how to apply these principles in the most effective way possible when teaching new skills.
|RELATIONSHIP TRAINING FOR A WELL-BEHAVED DOG
by Camille Ward
Relationship training --training based on trust, not dominance will help your dog behave better because he will learn that looking to you for guidance and direction is rewarding. This short, concise and to the point book is grounded in science yet easy to follow.
|RIGHT ON TARGET! TAKING DOG TRAINING TO A NEW LEVEL
by Mandy Book & Cheryl Smith
Teaching a dog to follow a “target” is the best way to train both simple and complicated behaviors. Targeting is useful for everything from training the family dog to competitive obedience and agility. Detailed instructions will deliver outstanding results.
|SCAREDY DOG! SEMINAR DVD (BLUE COVER)
by Ali Brown
If you're frustrated by your dog's lunging, barking and growling in certain environments, even though he's generally good natured, this DVD is the one you've been waiting for!
|SCAREDY DOG! UNDERSTANDING AND REHABILITATING YOUR REACTIVE DOG
The appropriate term for dogs who growl at other dogs, lunge at people, and bark at everything is "reactive." This book helps the dedicated dog owner to understand what a reactive dog is doing, why he's doing it, and how to help him to change it for the better. Learn how to make the most of your reactive dog, and begin your trek to a new and wonderful life with your pal! All positive methods.
|SEE SPOT SIT: 101 ILLUSTRATED TIPS FOR TRAINING THE DOG YOU LOVE
by Carol Lea Benjamin
Acclaimed dog trainer Carol Lea Benjamin breaks the dog training process into manageable chunks, providing straightforward advice on all aspects of puppy training, behavior, and play.
Cartoons, which illustrate instantly recognizable situations common to dog owners, provide easy-to-understand solutions for the overwhelmed dog owner.
|SHAPING FOR DEMAND WITH JULIE DANIELS DVD
by Julie Daniels
Julie shows you how to use the quadrants of operant conditioning and the two-way feedback system available in any shaping session to create a strong drive toward a task that the dog finds confusing or frightening.
This DVD is a live recording of a presentation done at the 2007 Clean Run Instructor Conference.
|SIBLING RIVALRY SEMINAR DVD
by Presenter, Pia Silvani
When the joy of living with more than one dog is replaced with a 24 hour referee job, one must sit down and think whether the constant conflict between resident dogs is taking a toll on the entire pack.
|SILENT LANGUAGE (OF HUMANS) SEMINAR DVD SET
by Presenter, Roger Abrantes
Human body language is also called non-verbal communication or the unspoken human language. Also explains how other species, especially canines, perceive our body language and may misunderstand it at times.
|SMALL DOGS, BIG HEARTS
by Darlene Arden
A guide to caring for your little dog! Advice on important topics like socialization, behavior, healthcare, housetraining, nutrition, and pampering your pint-sized pooch.
|Social Regulation of Competition and Aggression in Animals
Martin Moynihan and Michael Robinson; 1998; hardcover
|SOUNDS GOOD CD - PUPPY HABITUATION
Take advantage of critical periods by providing an enriched but non-frightening learning environment for your puppy. This CD will help him get used to a variety of everyday sounds.
|STRESS IN DOGS - LEARN HOW DOGS SHOW STRESS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
by Martina Scholz & Clarissa von Reinhardt
Learn how to identify and resolve more than 30 signs of stress in dogs and help your dog live a longer, happier life. Includes dozens of full color illustrations.
|TALES FROM THE DOG LISTENER - 28 SECRETS TO BEING YOUR DOG'S BEST FRIEND
by Jan Fennell
World-renowned dog trainer Jan Fennell shares 28 uplifting real-life stories of dogs and people learning to live together with mutual love and respect.
|TALES OF TWO SPECIES. ESSAYS ON LOVING AND LIVING WITH DOGS
by Patricia McConnell
New from Dogwise Publishing! Join best-selling author Patricia McConnell in looking at the behavioral interactions of dogs and people and how the similarities and differences between us impact our relationships.
|TAO OF BOW WOW: UNDERSTANDING & TRAINING YOUR DOG THE TAOIST WAY
The exercise of you being a dog while another person attempts to "train" you without using words is outstanding. The book really reminds you to be very clear and focused when dealing with your dog. I am a first time dog owner, and I would higly recommend it. My only problem is that I wish it dealt with aggressive behavioral problems more in depth.
|Testing Your Dog's IQ
Stanley Coren; VHS; 1998
Based on his best-selling book, 12 easy to follow tests for determining your dog's intelligence.
|THE ALEX STUDIES: COGNITIVE AND COMMUNICATIVE ABILITIES OF GREY PARROTS
by Irene Pepperberg
Twenty years ago Irene Pepperberg set out to discover whether the results of the pigeon studies necessarily meant that other birds--particularly the large-brained, highly social parrots--were incapable of mastering complex cognitive concepts and the rudiments of referential speech. This book represents the long-awaited synthesis of the studies constituting one of the landmark experiments in modern comparative psychology. Author Irene Pepperberg was the keynote speaker at the 2005 APDT Conference.
|THE BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF DOGS
by P. Jensen, Editor
Over the past decade or so, researchers have learned so much about canine genetics, the differences and similarities between dogs and wolves, the evolution of the domestic dog, and the niche the dog came to inhabit in terms of its relationship with humans. And perhaps more importantly, the implications all this has had on the modern dog in today's society. This valuable new collection of articles provides the reader with the very latest research in these fields and should prove to be a wonderful resource for students of canine behavior.
|THE BLANK SLATE: THE MODERN DENIAL OF HUMAN NATURE
by Steven Pinker
Widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on language and the workings of the mind, Pulitzer Prize finalist Pinker has undertaken the most ambitious and controversial work of his career--a brilliant reexamination of the concept of human nature.
|The Body Language and Emotion of Dogs: A Practical Guide to the Physical and Behavioral Displays Owners and Dogs Exchange
Myrna M. Milani, DVM; 1993; paperback
A practical guide to the physical and behavioral displays owners and dogs exchange and how to use them to create a lasting bond. By mistaking territoriality for spite, dominant behavior for love, and making other false interpretations, owners often respond inappropriately to their dog's behavior. This book combines fact, practical experience, sensitivity, and tolerance to help owners build better relationships with their dogs.
|THE CLICKED RETRIEVER
by Lana Mitchell
The retrieve is one of the most difficult skills for most dogs to master in competitive obedience. It is difficult because it involves a long series of steps that the dog must learn in order to complete the exercise successfully. Many trainers are realizing that teaching a complex series of behaviors like this is most easily done through the use of clicker training.
|THE DOG AGGRESSION WORKBOOK
by James O'Heare
The Dog Aggression Workbook is an interactive guide for guardians of dogs who behave aggressively. The workbook presents a systematic and highly efficient and effective, positive reinforcement-based approach to understanding, assessing and changing aggressive behaviors in dogs.
|THE DOG BEHAVIOR ANSWER BOOK
by Arden Moore
Practical insights and proven solutions for your canine questions.
|THE DOG TRAINER'S RESOURCE - APDT CHRONICLE OF THE DOG COLLECTION
by Mychelle Blake, Editor
This collection of articles from APDT’s “Chronicle of the Dog” will prove a valuable resource for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn what you need to know from experts like Bob Bailey, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, and Karen Overall.
|THE DOG TRAINER'S RESOURCE 2 - APDT CHRONICLE OF THE DOG COLLECTION
by Mychelle Blake, Editor
When the first volume of The Dog Trainer’s Resource was published in 2007, it became a resounding success among professional dog trainers and behaviorists. This new volume, The Dog Trainer’s Resource 2, contains more cutting edge information written for dog trainers collected from dog training’s most influential magazine, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog, published by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Subjects covered in this book range from puppy training and socialization to working with veterinarians and how to run the business end of the leash.
|THE DOG WHISPERER - VOL. 2 SOLVING COMMON BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS DVD
by Paul Owens
On this 2-disc set, Paul Owens returns to offer step-by-step solutions for puppy and dog behavior problems. This follow up DVD to the hit "The Dog Whisperer: Beginning and Intermediate Dog Training" teaches viewers about problem solving for both outdoor and indoor behavior problems.
|The Dog's Mind: Understanding Your Dog's Behavior
Dr. Bruce Fogle, Anne B. Wilson; 1992; Paperback
Combining twenty years of practical experience as a veterinarian with an understanding of the latest research, Dr. Bruce Fogle has written the most inclusive and relevant book on how the canine mind works. This informative book tells how the canine mind works. Well written, with bits of dry humor, it describes how a dog thinks and why it does what it does. Includes a section on how to train a dog to respond to simple commands such as "sit" and "stay".
|THE DOMESTIC DOG, ITS EVOLUTION, BEHAVIOR AND INTERACTIONS WITH PEOPLE
Cutting edge information from international experts on behavior. Discusses genetic and breed differences. Extensive bibliography follows each chapter.
|THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF ANIMALS - A LEADING SCIENTIST EXPLORES ANIMAL JOY, SORROW AND EMPATHY - AND WHY THEY MATTER
by Marc Bekoff
Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff's years studying social communication in a wide range of species, this important book shows that animals have rich emotional lives.
|THE FAMILY IN DOG BEHAVIOR CONSULTING
by Lynn Hoover
For animal behavior consultants, this text opens up new vistas of challenge and opportunity.
|THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ANIMAL TRAINING DVD
by Bob Bailey
5 hours of instruction with one of the most highly regarded animal trainers in the world! Bob has the incredible knack of taking complex concepts and making them understandable and practical for trainers. Learn how operant conditioning and clicker training can help you get the behaviors you want.
|THE GOOD BEHAVIOR BOOK FOR DOGS - THE MOST ANNOYING DOG BEHAVIORS SOLVED
by Colleen Paige
"The Good Behavior Book for Dogs" provides illustrated, down-to-earth, practical advice for dog owners with not-so-perfect pups. An easy, fun way to correct nasty habits.
|THE HANDLER FACTOR
by Ann Howie
Many AAI programs focus on the evaluation of the animals, when, in comparing the handler and the animal, it is the handler who has the greatest potential to do harm.
The Handler Factor provides detailed information on specific behaviors needed in therapy dog handlers for safety and success in visiting-animal programs.
|THE KINDERPUPPY COURSE: A CURRICULUM MANUAL FOR INSTRUCTORS (WITH CD)
by Dr. Jennifer Messer
The Kinderpuppy Course is 12 hours of puppy class - ready to be taught in full or used to enrich your current puppy curriculum. This manual can be used in its entirety, as an 8-week, 12-hour Kinderpuppy course. Your entire curriculum is included with this package including a CD full of forms for you to use in your classes. The Class Plans, Homework Sheets, Reference Information appendix and Course Package for Registrants appendix are in print form in this manual. Homework sheets are also included on the CD-ROM, along with client handouts, a course evaluation form, and templates for graduation certificates.
|THE LANGUAGE OF DOGS - UNDERSTANDING CANINE BODY LANGUAGE AND OTHER COMMUNICATION SIGNALS DVD SET
by Sarah Kalnajs
Features a presentation and extensive footage of a variety of breeds showing hundreds of examples of canine behavior and body language. Perfect for dog owners or anyone who handles dogs or encounters them regularly while on the job.
Winner of the IIACAB Award for 2006 Best Dog Behavior DVD
|THE LANGUAGE OF ANIMALS
Seven Step HeartTalk Program developed to help people communicate with and make a spiritual connection with their animal companions.
|THE MAGIC OF SHAPING DVD- EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES
by Pamela Dennison
With shaping, your timing and creativity will improve, you will become better at recognizing small approximations and learn how and when to raise criteria--or when not to raise criteria, when to try something different, end a particular session and when to keep going.
This is a two part menu driven DVD set that begins with beginning Shaping to Intermediate shaping. The second DVD covers Advanced shaping techniques.
|THE MISS FIDO MANNERS, COMPLETE BOOK OF DOG ETIQUETTE
by Charlotte Reed
With Reed's tips, you'll become a model pet owner, a good neighbor, an excellent customer, an exceptional host, and a welcome guest at the homes of friends and family. Both practical and fun, with real-life stories and expert training tips, The Miss Fido Manners Complete Book of Dog Etiquette is the only book you and your dog need.
|THE MODERN DOG: A JOYFUL EXPLORATION OF HOW WE LIVE WITH DOGS TODAY
by Stanley Coren
From the consistently popular author of dog books, "The Modern Dog" is a charming look at what dogs mean to people today. This work is full of fascinating science, history, and, as usual, Dr. Coren's insightful stories about people and their best friends' complex behavior.
|THE MORAL ANIMAL: WHY WE ARE, THE WAY WE ARE- THE NEW SCIENCE OF EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY
by Robert Wright
The Moral Animal is one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their implications for our moral codes and public policies.
|THE OTHER END OF THE LEASH
When humans communicate with dogs, a lot can get lost in the translation. Focusing on human behavior, Dr. McConnell teaches readers how to retrain themselves to speak consistently in a language dogs understand and avoid sending conflicting and confusing messages.
|THE PITBULL PLACEBO - THE MEDIA MYTHS AND POLITICS OF CANINE AGRESSION
by Karen Delise
The book, The Pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths and Politics of Canine Aggression, explores and reveals how our views and beliefs about canine aggression have changed over the last 150 years and how our perceptions about the nature and behavior of dogs has been influenced and shaped by persons and organizations who often times disseminate information about dog attacks which is tailored to further an agenda unrelated to the improvement of the human/dog bond.
|THE RIGHT WAY THE FIRST TIME - TEACHING YOUR DOG KINDLY AND HUMANELY
by Alana Stevenson
One of the few books that delivers great positive training methods for basic behaviors - but does it in a clear and well written fashion that the casual or novice dog owner will understand and hopefully accept. If you are a trainer or dog enthusiast and are having trouble recommending a solid training book to your less experienced clients or friends can actually understand and follow, this is a really good choice.
|The Rosetta Bone : The Key to Communication Between Humans and Canines (Howell Dog Book of Distinction)
The Rosetta Bone is the best dog training, dog communication, human/pet love stories book I have ever read (and I have a shelf full to which I often refer). Learning to read my dogs' body language and gaining an awareness of how they read mine, has opened a new dimension of fun and sharing in our relationship. They and I are more responsive to each other and take more joy in the time we spend together each day. This book is a must read for the person acquiring their first dog, experiencing behavior problems with a current animal, or wanting to communicate with their dog on a deeper level.
|The Secret Lives of Dogs: The Real Reasons Behind 52 Mysterious Canine Behaviors
The real reasons behind 52 mysterious canine behaviors! Reveals what dogs think, how they feel, and how they see the world - and what you can do to make them happier than ever.
|THE SELFISH GENE
by Richard Dawkins
In his internationally bestselling, now classic volume, Dawkins explains how the selfish gene can also be a subtle gene.
|THE WHOLE DOG JOURNAL HANDBOOK OF DOG AND PUPPY CARE AND TRAINING
by Nancy Kerns
"The Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training" features advice on behavior and positive training techniques, guidance about natural care and nutrition, and information about holistic care such as chiropractic, herbal remedies, massage, acupuncture, and homeopathy. It covers all aspects of canine health, including cancer treatments, and most important of all, it focuses on how to have fun with a dog. This book equips readers with the tools to understand dogs, to encourage their physical and emotional wellness, and to elicit their full potential and vitality--and to do it naturally.
|THINK DOG - AN OWNER'S GUIDE TO CANINE PSYCHOLOGY
Think Dog provides insights into what dogs think our behavior means, illustrated with case histories from the author's practice. Extensive problem-solving section. A classic!
|Thinking In Pictures : and Other Reports from My Life with Autism
A view of the world through the eyes of a scientist who is autistic. Recommended by William Campbell ("Behavior Problems In Dogs") for its unique perspective on learning in non-traditional ways which has application to animal training.
|THROUGH A DOG'S EAR AUDIO CD, VOL. 1
by Joshua Leeds & Lisa Spector
Music to Calm Your Canine Companion is the first CD in a new series of music clinically demonstrated to deeply relax dogs. Based on pioneering research into how the canine nervous system responds to sound, psychoacoustic expert Joshua Leeds and concert pianist Lisa Spector have created music that is twice as effective as conventional classical selections for reduction of canine anxiety behaviors.
|THROUGH A DOG'S EAR
by Joshua Leeds & Susan Wagner
Using the latest science on how dogs hear and react to sound, psychoacoustic expert Joshua Leeds and veterinary neurologist Susan Wagner bring you a treasury of practical tools for enhancing the lives of our best friends—including a CD of music demonstrated in clinical trials to calm 70 percent of dogs in kennels and 85 percent in households.
|THROUGH A DOG'S EAR, DRIVING EDITION AUDIO CD
by Joshua Leeds & Lisa Spector
This psychoacoustically designed music CD strikes the ideal balance of keeping you alert in the driver's seat while soothing your dog's nerves for a comfortable, pleasant journey.
Includes a 17 page booklet and Travel Prep - an additional 20 minutes of music to prepare anxious dogs for riding in the car.
|TRAINING DOGS TO GET ALONG WITH HORSES DVD
by Ed Frawley
This DVD contains information to assist you in all aspects of training your dog to get along with horses in the pasture or while being ridden. The DVD is not breed specific.
|TRAINING DOGS: A MANUAL
Col. Konrad Most
Available again! 1954 translation of Konrad Most's classic work on dog training. Discover the roots of behavioral training, learn how Most taught obedience exercises, guard & schutzhund training, and more. While his methods may be viewed as harsh by modern dog trainers, the theory behind it was revolutionary for its time and is still applied today.
|TRAINING PEOPLE: HOW TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN YOUR HUMAN
by Tess of Helena
Here are all the tools a dog needs for selecting, training, and living with a well-behaved human. This book will bring a smile to any dog owner's face. Very well written.
|TRAINING THE DISASTER SEARCH DOG
by Shirley Hammond
Highly trained Disaster Search Dog teams are an increasingly important component in response efforts to save lives in the face of terrorist attacks, earthquakes, and floods—and training these teams has never been more important. Detailed how-to information to pass FEMA tests.
|TRICKS OF THE TRADE: FROM BEST INTENTIONS TO BEST IN SHOW, REVISED EDITION
by Pat Hastings with Erin Ann Rouse
The book you've been waiting for, in its newly revised edition! From the whelping box to the group ring, at home and on the road, everyone who is involved in the sport of dogs can learn something from this book. From the producer of the best-selling "Puppy Puzzle" video and popular seminar speaker.
|TRY TRACKING! THE PUPPY TRACKING PRIMER
by Carolyn Krause
A positive approach to teaching your dog to track, suitable for ANY dog from very young puppies to seniors!
|UNDERSTANDING THE ANCIENT SECRETS OF THE HORSE'S MIND
by Robert M. Miller
Dr. Miller, a veterinarian with over 30 years of experience working with horses, uses the ten inherited character traits of horses to influence their behavior. These ten traits are embedded deep within the horse's DNA and shared, without exception, by every horse that was ever born. Successful horsepeople understand these ten traits and use them to train their horses.
The more understanding you have of a species inherited traits, the better you can use them to influence their behavior.
|UNDERSTANDING YOUR DOG FOR DUMMIES - DISCOVER WHAT MAKES FIDO TICK AND HOW TO FIX PROBLEM BEHAVIORS
by Stanley Coren & Sarah Hodgson
Understanding Your Dog for Dummies gives you everything you need to learn to understand your pooch’s unique dialect of “Doglish”.
|UNLEASHING THE VELCRO DOG - TRAINING YOUR AGILITY DOG TO LOVE WORKING AT A DISTANCE
by Jane Simmons-Moake
Enjoy the exhilarating feeling of ultimate teamwork as you and your canine partner masterfully negotiate the course together, yet independently.
|VETERINARIAN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Designed to allow the reader to quickly find specific behavioral subjects. Each subject is discussed and cross-referenced, making this valuable and user-friendly.
|WHALE DONE! THE POWER OF POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
Ken Blanchard, Thad Lacinak, Chuck Tompkins, & Jim Ballard
A fascinating look at the power of positive reinforcement for managers in the business world based on research done and techniques developed by marine mammal trainers at Sea World.
|WHAT DOGS NEED AND HOW THEY THINK
by Suzanne Hetts
71 excellent tips on understanding your dog's behavior! A wonderful hand-out for breeders, vets, shelters.
|WHEN PIGS FLY - TRAINING SUCCESS WITH IMPOSSIBLE DOGS
by Jane Killion
Some breeds of dogs and mixes have a reputation as "impossible" to train. Hounds, terriers, and other breeds are often called pig-headed and even untrainable. Learn these "Pigs Fly" methods and take advantage of the natural strengths of these independent and intelligent dogs. Help your dog become a wonderful companion or a formidable canine athlete. Clicker and reward-based training that is fun to use.
Winner of The Merial Human Animal Bond Award
Winner of the 2008 Indie Book Awards for Animals/Pets
Winner of the IIACAB Award for 2007 Best Dog Book (Misc.)
|WHIPPITS DVD - TEACHING SELF CONTROL & PLAY SKILLS
by Kay Laurence
Step by step, click by click, you’ll see how dogs learn to wait for cues, to give up toys willingly, to pass up food, and to ignore people they want to greet—all for the reinforcement of getting what they desire.
|WHY DO DOGS LIKE BALLS?: MORE THAN 200 CANINE QUIRKS, CURIOSITIES, AND CONUNDRUMS REVEALED
by Caroline Coile and Margaret Bonham
Fun to read, eye-opening, and filled with important facts that every fan of Fido should know, it encompasses topics ranging from doggie intelligence (Can dogs learn to read?) to canine behavior, body, and senses (Can a dog sniff out cancer?).
|WHY DOES MY DOG ACT THAT WAY? A COMPLETE GUIDE TO YOUR DOG'S PERSONALITY
by Stanley Coren
With information on which breeds were bred to become more dominant, affectionate, cooperative, or even dangerous, this book can help you select a new companion or simply to understand your old friend better.
|Why Does My Dog (Why Does My)
The book lists from A-Z a long list of behaviourial problems and how to deal with it. most problems will be attached a related real life problem he encountered, and the solution he advised.
|WOLFDOGS: FACTS, MYTHS & WHAT TRAINERS NEED TO KNOW DVD
by Nicole Wilde
(DVD)Oral and audio-visual presentation will be combined to address physical characteristics; behavior issues; training tips; legalities; the rabies issue; and more. Learn to separate myth from fact and get a realistic overview of these unique animals.
|WOLVES - BEHAVIOR, ECOLOGY, AND CONSERVATION
by L. David Mech & Luigi Boitani, Editors
Many of the world's leading wolf experts provide state-of-the-art coverage of just about everything you could want to know about these fascinating creatures. As wolf populations have rebounded, scientific studies of them have also flourished, of interest not only to students of wolf behavior or domestic dog behavior as well. Extensively illustrated with black and white photos, line drawings, maps, and fifty color plates.
by Elliot Humphrey & Lucien Warner
Originally published in 1934, this is the first scientific study to attempt to understand how to breed dogs, primarily German Shepherds, of superior intelligence, disposition, and physique for use in a wide variety of working dog capacities. Today’s dog fancier will gain insight into early selective breeding research.
|WORKING WITH FEARFUL DOGS - A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO HELPING YOUR DOG CONQUER HIS FEARS SEMINAR DVD SET
by Nicole Wilde
Incorporates lecture, photographs and extensive video footage to explore the art of working with fearful dogs. Topics include causes and prevention; how fear manifests; recognized and lesser-known stress signals; how to work with fearful dogs in clients' homes, and much more!
|ZOOMILITY: KEEPER TALES OF TRAINING WITH POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT
by Grey Stafford
Using only positive reinforcement -- never punishment -- Zoomility outlines steps you can follow to teach your animals calm, cooperative, and complex behaviors that will hold up in any situation.