ADVANCED CANINE BEHAVIOR SEMINAR DVD
by Patricia McConnell This six DVD set is 10 hours devoted to the understanding of who dogs are and why they do what they do. The seminar emphasizes positive training techniques that combine ethology and learning theory to improve our relationships with our dogs.
What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex's case, headline news. Over the thirty years they had worked together, Alex and Irene had become famous—two pioneers who opened an unprecedented window into the hidden yet vast world of animal minds.
ALL DOGS HAVE ADHD
by Kathy Hoopman Following the style of the award-winning All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome, charming colour photographs of dogs bring to life familiar ADHD characteristics such as being restless and excitable, getting easily distracted, and acting on impulse.
This delightful book combines humour with understanding to reflect the difficulties and joys of raising a child with ADHD.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR, 3RD ED
by David McFarland Introductory treatment of the entire domain of animal behavior for biology and psychology students.
ANIMALS IN TRANSLATION: USING THE MYSTERIES OF AUTISM TO DECODE ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
by Temple Grandin One of the world's most celebrated animal scientists merges a lifetime of study with her extraordinary perceptions as an autistic person in a groundbreaking book that revolutionizes the understanding of how animals think and feel. Temple was one of the most popular speakers at the 2004 APDT Conference.
ANIMALS. EMOTION & MORALITY - MARKING THE BOUNDARY
by B. A. Dixon In this exploration of our emotional kinship with animals, philosopher B. A. Dixon invites the reader to consider what is philosophically controversial about the idea that animals have emotions.
Dixon concludes that we are unwarranted in attributing to animals morally laden emotions.
BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DOGS
by Bill Campbell All veterinarians and most dog owners should have this one! Here is the book veterinarians refer to when solving challenging behavior problems. Humane, efficient, and effective ways of dealing with negative behaviors.
CANINE BEHAVIOR - A PHOTO ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK
by Barbara Handelman Dogs have deliberate, subtle, and often humorous ways of expressing themselves. Canine Behavior - A Photo Illustrated Handbook includes 1,000 images of dogs, wolves, coyotes, and foxes. It was created for everyone interested in dogs—pet owners, trainers, veterinarians, ethologists, and behaviorists. Using the interdisciplinary language of photography, Barbara Handelman illustrates and explains canine behavior and communication. Her book establishes a common understanding and vocabulary for people interested in, and working with, dogs.
CANINE BODY LANGUAGE, A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE
by Brenda Aloff DWAA Best General Reference Book Award Winner, 2006! Never before has canine body language been so thoroughly documented with photographs and text. Hundreds of images in this almost 400 page book illustrate the incredible variety of postures, behaviors and situations that the typical dog either manifests or encounters in his day-to-day life.
by Jean Donaldson 2005 Expanded Edition! The book that has shaped modern thinking about canine behavior and the relationship between dogs and humans has been revised. Dogs are NOT humans. Dogs ARE clever and complex creatures that humans need to take the time to understand in order to live together successfully. You must read this book because your dog cannot!
DEVELOPMENTS OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR SEMINAR DVD SET
by Presenter, Ian Dunbar Sexual differentiation of social development. Puppy-adult relationships. The physical dominance myth and rampant lupomorphism applied to pet dog training, much more!
DOG BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS: THE COUNSELOR'S HANDBOOK
by Bill Campbell Whether you are currently conducting behavior consultations or planning to enter the field, this book offers invaluable insights and guidance from one of the world’s leading pet dog behavior counselors.
DOG BEHAVIOUR, EVOLUTION AND COGNITION
by Adam Miklosi This is the first book to collate and synthesise the recent burgeoning primary research literature on dog behaviour, evolution and cognition. The author presents a new ecological approach to the understanding of dog behaviour, demonstrating how dogs can be the subject of rigorous and productive scientific study without the need to confine them to a laboratory environment.
DOG LANGUAGE: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CANINE BEHAVIOR
by Roger Abrantes Here is a well-illustrated A-Z guide to canine body postures. Organized in alphabetical order and cross-referenced with excellent black and white line drawings. This book is a must to understand canine body language and the evolution of the domestic dog.
DOGS: THEIR FOSSIL RELATIVES AND EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY
by Xiaoming Wang & Richard Tedford "Dogs" is a comprehensive, vivid account of the origin and evolution of canids--including wolves, foxes, coyotes, and wild dogs--from their common ancestors more than 40 million years ago.
DOMESTIC ANIMAL BEHAVIOR FOR VETERINARIANS & ANIMAL SCIENTISTS, 4TH ED
by Katherine Houpt Written for the veterinarian and animal scientist, discusses the development of behavior, learning, behavioral disorders, and more. Includes advances in communication, perception, cognition, use of psychotropic drugs and the role of underlying disease. New 3rd edition.
EVOLUTION OF CANINE SOCIAL BEHAVIOR, 2ND EDITION
by Roger Abrantes 2nd Edition is updated, revised, and expanded. Leads the reader step-by-step through the various aspects involved in development of social behavior patterns. It is a comparative study that dismisses many common beliefs and assumptions and leaves the reader with simple, sound explanations. For all students of animal behavior.
HANDBOOK OF APPLIED DOG BEHAVIOR AND TRAINING
by Steven Lindsay A comprehensive introduction to the basic applied and scientific literature underlying effective treatment and training programs. Includes the influence of evolution and artificial selection, development and the biological basis of canine behavior, learning and sensory abilities.
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.
NEW KNOWLEDGE OF DOG BEHAVIOR
by Clarence Pfaffenberger Back in print! Is it heredity or environment that shapes the dog? The 1963 landmark work that established the science of puppy temperament testing and critical periods of socialization and development.
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.
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.
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 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 OTHER END OF THE LEASH
by Patricia McConnell 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 SELFISH GENE
by Richard Dawkins In his internationally bestselling, now classic volume, Dawkins explains how the selfish gene can also be a subtle gene.
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.