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Training - Obedience

101 Training Tips for Your Dog
Kate Delano-Condax Decker; Paperback; 1994
A professional dog trainer explains how to work with a dog's inborn abilities and characteristics to eliminate bad behavior and make life happier on both ends of the leash. Using an A-Z format, this guide discusses pack behavior, the importance of establishing who is "top dog, " and how to use praise and correction over punishment to stop misbehavior.
A GUIDE TO DOG SPORTS
by Claire Koshar
After reading this book you will be armed with confidence and be able to enjoy and win at your chosen doggy sport. This is the insider information that you'd get from your dog-buddies. Every beginning exhibitor in any dog sport needs to read this one!
A GUIDE TO THE INDUCIVE RETRIEVE, REVISED
by Sue Sternberg
Learn this fun, reinforceable and successful retrieving method which will teach your dog to LOVE her dumbell!
ASPCA Dog Training
Bruce Fogle; 1999
This clear, easy-to-use guide to dog training and behavior modification offers a refreshingly simple, one-stop resource for new owners, and a lifetime of ready-reference for veterans--all illustrated in the signature DK style.
This paperback edition of Dr. Bruce Fogle's useful guide to dog training will be a welcome presence in any dog owner's library for years to come. Endorsed by the ASPCA and written by a renowned veterinarian and animal behaviorist, this indispensable guidebook presents a state-of-the-art approach to training dogs of all ages by employing a system of positive-reinforcement techniques including food rewards and praise.
Barbara Woodhouse on Training Your Dog
Barbara Woodhouse; Hardcover; 1994
Basic Dog Training
Miller Watson; School & Library Binding; 1990
Becoming Your Dog's Best Friend: How to Earn Your Dog's Love
Martin J. Becker; Paperback; 1994
BEYOND BASIC DOG TRAINING, 3RD EDITION
by Diane Bauman
New 3rd Edition! Shows how dogs learn, what they do with what they learn, and how a stimulated canine mind, along with an untrampled canine ego, makes for a dog that is a joy to live and work with. The new edition presents the most current knowledge on canine learning patterns.
BEYOND OBEDIENCE: TRAINING WITH AWARENESS
by April Frost
Looking for a new approach to your training? The idea that a dog is a fully emotional being and is acutely sensitive to you is the foundation of this original and effective program. Addresses basic "companion" training.
BRENDA ALOFF'S FUNDAMENTALS: FOUNDATION TRAINING FOR EVERY DOG DVD
by Brenda Aloff
From popular author/trainer Brenda Aloff! Whether you’re working with a young puppy or an older dog, this is the perfect tool for the professional trainer or the motivated owner.
BUILDING A BRIDGE FROM TRAINING TO TESTING
by Marsha Smith & Shalini Bosbyshell
Learn how to work with your dog in the Three Modes of Training in order to build a bridge between your practice sessions and the obedience ring. Three distinct ways of practicing with your dog will lead you both to a better understanding of your training and of each other.
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PERFORMANCE
by Bobbie Anderson
Building drive, focus, and motivation in a puppy through goal-oriented play and a variety of other positive experiences. Will help trainers bond strongly with their puppy, build a solid foundation of teamwork, and encourage the puppy to develop a "send me in, coach!" attitude. Methods will work for a puppy destined for any performance career from obedience or agility to tracking or lure coursing.
BUILDING THE CANINE ATHLETE-STRENGTH, STRETCH, ENDURANCE & BODY AWARENESS EXCERCISES DVD
by Chris Zink & Laurie McCauley
Building the Canine Athlete is not just for canine performance athletes. Dog owners who want active healthy dogs for years to come are learning that stretching, exercise, and conditioning are as important for their dogs as for people who want to be fit and injury free.
Childproofing Your Dog: A Complete Guide to Preparing Your Dog for the Children in Your Life
Brian Kilcommons, Sarah Wilson; Paperback; 1994
The authors of Good Owners, Great Dogs offer advice on picking the best breed for a family dog, avoiding common dog/toddler problems, training an older dog to accept an infant, and other topics.
CHOOSE TO HEEL
by Dawn Jecs
A unique training program for competitive obedience, with emphasis on novice exercises, taught off-leash, proofing from the very start, and using positive reinforcement.
CLASSICS OF TRAINING: COMPETITION BASICS, FRONTS & FINISHES, VARIABLE & UNPREDICTABLE DVD SET
by Patty Ruzzo
A Classics of Training DVD Collection featuring Patty Ruzzo. Disc 1 is Competition Basics - Heeling, Attention, Retrieving; Disc 2 is Fronts & Finishes, Variable & Unpredictable..
CLICK 'N' SNIFF: CLICKER TRAINING FOR SCENT DISCRIMINATION
by Deb Jones
The scent discrimination exercise in Utility obedience class is one that can cause many trainers and their dogs unnecessary stress and frustration.This booklet will help you and your dog achieve success painlessly!
Clicker Fun
Deborah Jones; 1998; spiralbound
An abundance of tips and tricks for training your dog motivationally. Includes a four-week training guide for those wanting to offer professional training classes.
Clicker Training For Dogs
William E. Campbell; (pbk) 328 pages
All veterinarians and most dog owners should have this one! Solving a behavior problem often begins with understanding why the problem came about in the first place. Bill Campbell explains what is going on in your friend's head, and then goes on to explain how your interactions with your pet may cause or worsen the problem. Presents humane, efficient, and most importantly, effective ways of dealing with these negative behaviors. Third edition of a classic, extensively revised and updated with the latest concepts and techniques.
Clicker Training for Obedience: Shaping Top Performance--Positively
Morgan Spector and Karen Pryor; 1999; paperback; 267 pages
Shaping top performance positively! In this breakthrough book, Morgan Spector and Karen Pryor show you how and why to use clicker training, the technology of operant conditioning and positive reinforcement, to train you dog. Whether you're starting off with a new puppy or headed for the Obedience ring, these step-by-step instructions will work for you. You'll learn how you can use positive reinforcers, instead of force and punishment, to build reliable performance at every level of training. If you just want a hassle-free, truly enjoyable companion dog, this book will show you how, even if you've never trained before. And if you have visions of going all the way to top scores and Obedience championships - with a happy, eager, positively trained canine partner -- go for it! Co-author Pryor is the author of several revolutionary motivational training books including Don't Shoot the Dog! You can read more about Karen Pryor's books in Spotlight on Books by Karen Pryor.
Communicating With Your Dog: A Humane Approach to Dog Training
Ted Baer; paperback; 1999
According to the Phildelphia Inquirer, "The best canine behavior-correction book I've ever read." This new, slightly larger edition is even better, with step-by-step instructions for testing your pet's IQ and instructions for teaching a dog to respond to 20 basic words. Full-color photos throughout help to clarify training details.
COMPETE IN JOY - A RECIPE BOOK FOR HANDLING SUCCESS IN THE COMPETITION OBEDIENCE RING
by Patty Ruzzo & Anne Hassett
The late Patty Ruzzo was a mentor to many trainers and obedience competitors. This book, published posthumously,will be a wonderful addition to any obedience competitors training bag. You will hear Patty whispering encouragement and inspiration in your ear on every excercise.
COMPETITION OBEDIENCE: A BALANCING ACT
by Judy Byron & Adele Yunck
Teach, motivate, and proof obedience exercises from Novice to Utility, move from training to showing with ease, whatever your breed, whether you're an instructor or training your own dog! This is the book you've been asking for!
COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE TRAINING FOR THE SMALL DOG
by Barbara Cecil & Gerianne Darnell
Special techniques for those training small dogs in competitive obedience! Covers novice through utility, even sources of special equipment!
CONQUERING RING NERVES: A STEP-BY-STEP PROGRAM FOR ALL DOG SPORTS
by Diane Mayer
Now you can face and overcome your anxiety through an easy-to-follow, successful program. Shows you how to calm yourself, stay focused, boost your self-esteem, and give a blue-ribbon performance.
CTS NOVICE: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE WITHOUT FORCE DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton
(DVD) Teach heeling, getting attention, stay, stand, conditioned jumping, and begin Open work with the "hold" for retrieve.
CTS OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #1: CLEAR COMMUNICATION DVD
by Ivan Balabanov
See how you and your dog can benefit in improved communication, strengthened trust and more consistent obedience performance, whether competitor or companion. (DVD)
CTS OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #2: THE GAME DVD
by Ivan Balabanov
A strong emphasis is placed on teaching the dog self control to minimize correction, achieve precision through motivation and signaled non-reward. Builds heavily on DVD #1. (DVD)
CTS OPEN: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE W/ ANNEMARIE SILVERTON DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton
(DVD) Continue your competitive obedience training by teaching the retrieve, high jump and drop on recall.
CTS PROBLEM SOLVING IN HEELING: FOCUSED ATTENTION DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton
(DVD) Featuring top obedience competitor and instructor Anne Marie Silverton. Anne Marie is known for her outstanding personal success in the obedience ring & for her clear, concise training techniques.
CTS PUPPY: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE WITH ANNEMARIE SILVERTON DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton
Learn to select the right puppy, create a successful environment, teach preliminary obedience needed for competition, and instill good manners and confidence.
CTS UTILITY: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE WITHOUT FORCE DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton
DVD Teach correct go-outs, hand signals, scent articles, directed jumping and retrieving gloves.
Dog Logic: Companion Obedience: Rapport-Based Training
Joel M. McMains; Hardcover; 1992
Dog Logic teaches you to develop a responsive, obedient dog that accepts your leadership and lives happily by your rules. The training methods are tested, proven, and reliable and can make a world of important difference for you and your dog.
Dog Talk: Training Your Dog Through a Canine Point of View
John Ross, Barbara McKinney; Hardcover; 1995
A dog-training guide that stresses effective communication and encourages dog owners to respond to their pet with canine manners offers tips on housebreaking, breeds, and more.
Dog Training Basics
Miriam Fields-Babineau; Hardcover; 1997
This book teaches dog owners how to train using canine language and practical situation techniques. With a step-by-step format it is easy to learn and implement. Dog Training Basics teaches the reader how to train any dog of any age regardless of the behavioral problems. While some dogs respond well to only verbal reprimand others require physical reprimand. This does not mean hitting, yelling or anything abusive. It simply means using the dog's own language to make your message clear. This is done with vocal tones and alpha dog behavior training. These methods have been used for years by the Monks of New Skete, Matthew Margolis, Joachim Volhard and more very well known and honored trainers. These methods work!
Dog Training by Bash: The Tried and True Techniques of the Dog Trainer to the Stars
Bashkim Dibra; Mass Market Paperback; 1992
The acclaimed animal trainer teaches dog owners how to think like a dog, housebreak their canine, learn special techniques to deal with serious problems, choose the right dog, and more. Reprint.
Dog Training in 10 Minutes
Carol Lea Benjamin; Paperback; 1997
In language that's clear and easy to follow, and with a method that's compassionate and humane, this book will teach readers about understanding their dog (the first step in getting a handle on the animal's behavior), training equipment, teaching sit, down, come, heel, and other essentials like wait, leave it, and off, and secrets of problem correction, and much more. 45 color photos. 62 color drawings.
Dogs and Kids: Parenting Tips
Bardi McLennan; 1993; hardcover
The authors of Good Owners, Great Dogs offer advice on picking the best breed for a family dog, avoiding common dog/toddler problems, training an older dog to accept an infant, and other topics.
Educating Your Dog With Love and Understanding: The Basics of Appropriate Training for All Dogs, from Puppyhood Through Adulthood
Katharina Schlegl-Kofler, et al; Paperback; 1996
A well-trained, obedient dog usually indicates both a contented pet and a happy owner. In this book, Schlegl-Kofler emphasizes the importance of integrating affection and understanding into training methods that apply to all canines, whether they are house pets, hunters, farm dogs, or even guard dogs. 40 color photos. 35 drawings.
Everybody Can Train Their Own Dog: The Essentials of Dog Training
Angela White; Hardcover; 1992
Everyday Dog: Training Your Dog to Be the Companion You Want
Nancy E. Johnson; Hardcover; 1990
Nancy E. Johnson shows you how to train your dog to be the companion you want. Everyday Dog shows you a host of training programs for pet owners and those interested in training dogs for conformation and Obedience competition. Whether you have a new puppy, an adult animal or a prospective show dog, you will find important training help in this book.
Fido, Come! - Training Your Dog With Love and Understanding
Liz Palika; Hardcover; 1994
A new and novel approach to dog obedience training. Most writers dog trainers and dog obedience instructors base their dog training on the American Kennel Club obedience regulations. however if the dog owner does not understand how these exercises can work for him he will have little motivation to use or practice them. If they understand that a sit in front can keep the dog from jumping up on them or a proper stay command can keep their dog from running into the street and getting hit by a car then the instructions take on real meaning. Nominated as 1993 Best Book of the Year in its category by the Dog Writer's Association
HIP IDEAS FOR HYPER DOGS
by Amy Ammen & Kitty Foth-Regner
This book gives you fun, hip techniques especially for hyper dogs and harried pet parents who want quick results.
How to Get Your Dog to Do What You Want: A Loving Approach to Unleashing Your Dog's Astonishing Potential
Warren Eckstein, Andrea Eckstein; Paperback; 1994
The host of nationally syndicated radio program The Pet Show discusses, in a step-by-step manner, how to communicate with your dog, hassle-free housebreaking, travelling with a dog, and peaceful, effective discipline.
IMPROVE YOUR I-CUE. LEARN THE SCIENCE OF SIGNALS
by Kathy Sdao
Cueing for reliable dog training is the focus of this seminar for class instructors, dog trainers, and dog owners, all of whom want compliance.

In this training seminar, you will learn to improve the process by which you choose, add, change and maintain cues in animals you train.

IN FOCUS - DEVELOPING A WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR PERFORMANCE DOG
by Deborah Jones & Judy Keller
Shows how to use the author's FOCUS program to develop or repair the underlying working relationship you need to succeed in agility or any performance dog sport.
IT'S NOT THE DOGS, IT'S THE PEOPLE! AUDIO CD
by Nicole Wilde
You're a busy trainer without time to read all the books you want? Then you'll really appreciate this new audio CD read by author Nicole Wilde! As a pet dog trainer, you have learned skills and mastered techniques that enable you to train dogs successfully. The good news is that you can do the same with your human clients!
Koehler Method of Dog Training
William R. Koehler et al; Hardcover; 1996
Since its first appearance in 1962, this popular dog training book has gone throughings and sold more than 475,000 copies. The instructions and training approaches given here can be equally successful with groups in a training class environment or for individuals training alone. This new edition presents a pertinent update of AKC Novice obedience requirements. 46 illustrations. When a dog training book remains in print for more than three decades and sells half a million copies during that time, there must be good reasons. With The Koehler Method of Dog Training, the reasons are the results--plain and simple. Over the years thousands of people have turned to the ingenious approach of William Koehler--the great innovator--and because they did, they knew the joy of ownership of a well-trained dog. This, the first ever new edition of this celebrated classic, continues the same good instruction but also incorporates findings relating to canine behaviour not generally known or in wide use by trainers and owners when The Koehler Method first appeared. It also addresses important societal issues relating to keeping and training companion dogs. The critically important section on correcting problem behavior, the one that has saved countless relationships and dogs' lives too, is carried over to this edition. Doubless, it will continue to serve the same good purpose in this edition as it did in the first. In all respects, the time-tested regimen in this book continues as the text of choice for dog owners seeking the best dog training instruction available in print anywhere.
Lew Burke's Dog Training
Lew Burke; School & Library Binding; 1981
MOTIVATIONAL RETRIEVE DVD SET
by Jack & Wendy Volhard
All phases of making a reliable retriever. Your dog cannot help but be successful and success is still the best motivator all! Incorporates the latest findings on how dogs learn.
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.
NERVES INTO VERVE AUDIO
by Katrine Johnson
Self-hypnosis tape for obedience handlers, designed to overcome pre-ring jitters. Create the focus, confidence and relaxation you need for a brilliant ring performance!
NEW TOUGHNESS TRAINING FOR SPORTS
by James Loehr
Learn how to make mind, body and emotions more flexible, responsive, resilient and strong through the exercises in "Toughness Training".
OBEDIENCE COMPETITION RECORD
by Marie Logue
One book, all venues, all levels, multiple dogs. Includes Rally Obedience. Permanent, cumulative record of legs, points and titles!
OBEDIENCE TRIAL SOUNDS CD
by Dean Lake
This is 70 minutes of one of the noisiest obedience trials in existence. Deliciously gruesomely loud with banging jump boards, barking, clanging, and more! Includes directions for use.
OTCH DREAMS - THE AGONY AND THE ECSTACY OF LIFE WITH COMPETITION OBEDIENCE DOGS
by Willard Bailey
Two books in one! Skippy and Honeybear's touching final journey together, from the OTCH ring to the lip of the cremation chamber. Plus a rare look at life with a driven border collie athlete.
Play Training Your Dog
Patricia Gail Burnham; Paperback; 1986
The joyful, motivational and effective way to train your dog through play. The author demonstrates the positive training program that will strengthen your relationship with your dog, provide valuable stimulation and exercise, and result in an enthusiastically obedient and responsive canine companion.
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).
POPULAR DOGS: TRAINING FOR OBEDIENCE
by Dog Fancy Magazine, Editors
An over-view of competitive obedience, including a brief discussion of Canine Good Citizen, Canine Freestyle, Tracking, Rally Obedience, competing with a mixed breed dog, and all levels of regular AKC obedience.
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 PUPPY PREVIEW AUDIO
by Sheila Booth
How to temperament test a pup to select a top obedience dog. Assessing stress reactions, drive, agility and schutzhund potential. By author of "Schutzhund Obedience: Training In Drive."
POSITIVELY FETCHING VIDEO
by Adele Yunck & Judy Byron
Video and booklet show you how to teach your competitive obedience dog the retrieve using food. From the authors of the popular Competition Obedience: A Balancing Act, #DTO200.
POSITIVELY RINGWISE CD
by Patti Ruzzo
Secrets for improving your handling to successfully show off your training in the competitive obedience ring. Listen while you drive to the show.
PUPPY: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE WITHOUT FORCE VHS
by Anne Marie Silverton
(VHS)Learn to select the right puppy, create a successful environment, teach preliminary obedience needed for competition, and instill good manners and confidence.
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.
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.
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.
RUFF LOVE
by Susan Garrett
The Ruff Love program is designed not only to help people dealing with problem dogs, but to help agility, flyball, obedience,and other dog sport handlers build a better working relationship with their current competition dog or get their next puppy or rescue dog started out on the right paw.
SIMPLE GUIDE TO GETTING ACTIVE WITH YOUR DOG
by Margaret Bonham
Includes choosing an activity; conditioning; advanced training; having fun with your dog; organized dog sports. Resource section.
SIMPLY SCENTING
by Dawn Jecs
An innovative, natural way to teach your dog scent discrimination, designed for utility level obedience. Step-by-step instructions!
Smart Trainers, Brilliant Dogs
Janet R. Lewis; Paperback; 1997
This book walks you through your dog's mind and explains step-by-step how dogs perceive our commands and respond to them. This book is guaranteed to improve your training skills and strengthen your bond with your canine friend. Janet Lewis has been training her own and others' dogs for over 20 years. She wrote this book to demystify dog training theory and to explain the terminology of dog training, such as "positive punishment," and "conditioned reinforcer." Her clarity and sense of humor make this book a must for every dog trainer. Author Lewis says, "Learning how to be an effective dog trainer - how to communicate and motivate - has improved my skill a thousand-fold as a people teacher. Training dogs and educating humans both require an understanding of the principles of learning and a respect for the individual needs and talents of the student."
SUCCESS IS IN THE PROOFING - A GUIDE FOR CREATIVE AND EFFECTIVE TRAINING
by Debby Quigley & Judy Ramsey
The success is indeed in the proofing! Proofing is an essential part of training, but one that is often overlooked or not worked on enough. We all know the story of the dog who can perform a variety of behaviors perfectly in the backyard but falls apart in the obedience ring. This book is full of great ideas and strategies to help your dog do his best no matter what the distractions or conditions may be. Whether competing in Rally or Obedience, trainers everywhere will find this very portable and user friendly book an indispensable addition to their tool box.
SUPERPUPPY TRAINING MANUAL
by Peter & Nancy Vollmer
A trainer's manual from the authors of Superpuppy. Teach classes for owners of dogs from 3 to 6 months.
TAKE THE CLASS! DOG OBEDIENCE INSTRUCTOR'S HANDBOOK OF SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES
by Silvia Hartmann-Kent
Get information on handling your obedience classes from an expert! Find out who makes the ideal instructor, how to deal with owners and their dogs in the class situation, planning the class, troubleshooting, much more.
TEACHING DOG OBEDIENCE LEVEL I, PUPPIES & BEGINNERS DVD
by Jack & Wendy Volhard
(DVD) A trainer's guide based on seminars the authors have been conducting for over 20 years. Learn how to manage the mechanics: registration, equipment, and orientation for new classes. Demonstration of each Level 1 exercise. Motivational methods used.
THE ART OF PROOFING - PREPARING YOUR DOG FOR OBEDIENCE TRIALS
by Adele Yunck
Author Adele Yunck adds another great book to her previous titles, Competition Obedience & Positively Fetching. Many exhibitors skip the crucial step of proofing when preparing to show their dog in obedience trials. During proofing, you expose your dog to more and more difficult distractions to teach him to maintain his concentration and complete the obedience exercises.
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 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 Evans Guide for Housetraining Your Dog
Job Michael Evans; Hardcover; 1987
This easy-to-follow regimen will help dog/owner relationships over the housetraining hurdle quickly. With understanding and humor, Evans guides you through the housetraining process to move you and your dog into a lasting partnership--the human/dog relationship as it was meant to be.
THE FAMILY IN DOG BEHAVIOR CONSULTING
by Lynn Hoover
For animal behavior consultants, this text opens up new vistas of challenge and opportunity.
The Trick is in the Training: 25 Fun Tricks to Teach Your Dog
Stephanie J. Taunton, Cheryl S. Smith; paperback; 1998
Beginning with four basic commands--sit, down, stand, and stay--this book shows dog owners how to train an animal to perform both simple and more complicated tricks. Instructions for each of the book's 25 tricks are presented with tips to help owners work through problems, and suggestions for putting the animal's training to effective use. 150 color photos. The only trick training book profusely illustrated for easy understanding by the average dog owner. Dogs and their owners will enjoy working on the behaviors included in the book.
Training the Family Dog
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TRAINING YOUR DOG STEP BY STEP
by Jack Volhard & Gail Fisher
Eight carefully planned lessons plus info on canine behavior and human-animal interaction. A clear and comprehensive manual.
Uncle Matty's Guide to Doggy Problems
Matthew Margolis; 1998; VHS
Uncle Matty is back taming the most common canine behavior problems. In this new sixty minute special, Uncle Matty's Guide to Doggy Problems, "dog trainer to the stars" Matthew Margolis swings into action with "puppy basics", tackling everything from mouthing to those nasty housebreaking mistakes. Next, Matty takes a bite out of aggression. We'll meet a Spaniel who's territorial and a Poodle whose biology dealt him a bad hand. Actor Roger Clinton is paid a visit as Matty shows him how to tame his protection dog, Bear, who's taking his job "a bit too seriously." Finally, Uncle Matty takes on some of our "best friends" most annoying problems, including digging, barking, pulling on the leash, and not coming when called (with ER's own frustrated owners, Ellen Crawford and Michael Genovese). Viewers will also meet a Basset Hound whose howling is driving his human parents crazy, and an "escape artist" named Emma, a sprightly Beagle, who has dug her way out of the $4000 fence her family erected as a way of keeping her in the yard. Also includes bonus footage, a special class for "young and old alike" on how NOT to get bitten!
VISITING THE DOG PARK - HAVING FUN, STAYING SAFE
by Cheryl Smith
Dog parks can be a wonderful way to give your dog exercise as well as social and mental stimulation. They are also a great place to meet dog-friendly people and pets. Dog park design, rules of etiquette, and conflict resolution all play an important role in making your visit a positive and safe experience. Find out how to make the most of these opportunities.
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.)

Woof! Woof!
Matthew Margolis; VHS; 1996
Woof Woof: Uncle Matty's Guide to Dog Training offers a friendly and funny approach to raising a dog. Host Matthew Margolies speaks with humor, warmth, and authority when talking both to his pupil dogs and to his audience. He does scold some of his example pet owners, mostly for not being diligent enough about enforcing doggie boundaries and rules. Woof Woof presents several scenarios familiar to a dog owner, including selecting a dog at a breeder or the pet shelter, teaching sit-stay-heel, and generally having more control over Fido when out walking him. He stresses the aphorism that it is not the breed that is vicious or willful, but the treatment of the dog that determines behavior. Margolies's philosophy is that "love, praise, and affection" and a good leash will get one far in gently enforcing an owner's control.
WORKING DOGS
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.
Your Ideal Dog: Teach Your Best Friend to Be a Perfect Companion
David and Ruth Weston; Paperback; 1998
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