ABANDONMENT TRAINING DVD
by TRISH KING (DVD)Leash aggression is a common complaint. Presentation discusses which dogs are the right candidates and how to find them, how to prepare for the technique, how to do it and the follow ups. Madison, WI, 2004
ABC'S OF BEHAVIOR SHAPING; PROACTIVE BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT SEMINAR DVD SET
by Presenter, Ted Turner Large animal trainer, Ted Turner, entertainingly shares his extensive knowledge of behavioral science and learning theory with lots of real life examples from his more than 20 years of exotic animal training including at Sea World. These principles of learning are universal and apply to any training pursuit, including agility, competition obedience, pet dog manners and behavior modification, tracking and field work, freestyle, etc. This is a classic that every animal trainer will want to have in their library for reference and inspiration.
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.
AGGRESSION IN DOGS SEMINAR DVD SET
by Presenter, Brenda Aloff No matter what your involvement with dogs, it is almost certain that at some point you will have to deal with the issue of aggression. Brenda addresses classification, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and the 'fix' protocols for working with aggression.
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.
AM I SAFE? THE ART & SCIENCE OF CANINE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENTS DVD SET
by Sarah Kalnajs Learn how to conduct behavior assessments including what to look for in the dog’s behavior, how to document areas of concern (forms and rating scales are included), and how to determine if problem areas can be improved using behavior modification techniques. Rescue groups and shelters will find this information successful and safe to apply.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR, 3RD ED
by David McFarland Introductory treatment of the entire domain of animal behavior for biology and psychology students.
ANIMAL-ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM
by Merope Pavilides This book looks at how therapies involving animals can be used to help individuals with autism to develop skills, including sensory and social skills, to manage challenging behaviors, and improve quality of life.
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.
BARKING: THE SOUND OF A LANGUAGE
by Turid Rugaas Barking is one of the many ways dogs communicate with each other and with humans. In this new book, author Turid Rugaas, well known for her work on identifying and utilizing canine “calming signals,” turns her attention to understanding and managing barking behavior. If you can identify what your dog is expressing when he barks, you can take steps to minimize the negative effects of barking in cases where you find it a problem.
BE THE DOG - SECRETS OF THE NATURAL DOG OWNER
by Steve Duno Here’s a revolutionary approach to dog training based on observing what “natural” dog owners do instinctively— that is, they intuitively understand the canine mind and relate to a dog by thinking like a dog. Together, owner and dog will throw away the old ideas of obedience and control, and build a deeper relationship based on mutual respect.
BE THE PACK LEADER
by Cesar Millan, with Melissa Jo Peltier Cesar Millan's second book, he takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog's life - and your own.
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.
The fourth edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current research in small animal clinical care. New to this edition are 335 customizable Client Handouts available to download as editable text files for you to customize for your practice.
Using a balanced mix of slides, videos and lots of hands-on demonstrations, McConnell provides fun, positive and effective ways to teach dogs to do what we ask, and to teach humans to make sense to dogs!
Please be aware that this is not an edited, produced video, but a tape of an actual seminar.
BRINGING LIGHT TO SHADOW - A DOG TRAINER'S DIARY
by Pamela Dennison Meet Shadow, a handsome, fearful, aggressive, second-hand Border Collie. He lashed out at people without warning and avoided human touch. Meet Pam, a professional dog trainer with 12 years experience and several successful dog adoptions behind her when she met Shadow. Follow their journey—in this warts-and-all diary of their lives over 18 months. Every owner or trainer who has ever lived or worked with an aggressive dog will gain new insights from Shadow.
CALMING SIGNALS BOOK/DVD SET
by Turid Rugaas The companion DVD to the popular book, "On Talking Terms with Dogs." Shows footage of calming signals, how dogs use them, how people can use the signals in their own interactions with dogs. The book focuses on practical understanding of the dog's body language, especially signals used to maintain the social hierarchy and to resolve conflict within the pack.
CALMING SIGNALS: WHAT YOUR DOG TELLS YOU DVD
by Turid Rugaas Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals” which are signals dogs give other dogs and humans that denote stress. These are dogs’ attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. The DVD shows footage of many calming signals, how dogs use them, and how you can use them to calm your dog.
CAMP REWARD FOR AGGRESSIVE DOGS DVD
by Pamela Dennison Watch "Bringing Light to Shadow: A Dog Trainer's Diary" author Pam Dennison in action! Clear, well-shot seminar footage shows Pam lecturing and working with owners of dogs with aggression problems.
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.
CANINE FEAR, AGGRESSION AND PLAY DVD
by Jean Donaldson Jean’s expertise, wisdom and enthusiasm will keep you glued to the screen throughout this 9 hour seminar on the various aspects of aggression.
This a menu driven DVD set of five videos and one CD-ROM that includes the presentation slides in PDF format, seminar notes, and contact information for select resources.
CANINE PLAY, INCLUDING ITS RELATIONSHIP TO AGGRESSION DVD
by Karen London Dr. London explains how following simple rules can prevent the escalation of play into aggression, the one unbreakable rule of dog-dog play, the benefits and risks of common games people play with their dogs, why play is such an important part of the relationship between people and dogs, and how play can be used to treat certain aggression cases.
CHANGING PEOPLE CHANGING DOGS - POSITIVE SOLUTIONS FOR DIFFICULT DOGS (REVISED)
by Dee Ganley Revised Edition with new exercises and photos! Filled with easy-to-read and implement strategies, techniques, exercises and games, Dee walks the reader through over fifty methods of addressing canine fear and aggression. The simple and effective exercises will have you and your dog, or your clients and their dogs, well on the way to a happy relationship. Strictly positive methods!
CLASSICS OF TRAINING SEQUEL: TRAINING SOLUTIONS DVD SET
by Ted Turner This lecture is packed with answers to questions, includes solutions to specific training problems, and shows the practical application of behavior shaping techniques with live demonstrations and video examples.
CLICK 'N CONNECT - TRAINING YOUR DOG - A LIFELONG JOURNEY
by Teah Anders Learn how to develop a deep connection with your dog through positive clicker training. More than that, this book is about how to connect with your dog and establish a relationship based on trust and mutual respect.
CLICKER TRAINING FOR HORSES
by Alexandra Kurland Basic clicker exercises on the ground and from the saddle get you started with clicker training for your horse!
CLICKER TRAINING FOR YOUR HORSE
by Alexandra Kurland Learn how and why to use positive reinforcement and shaping with a horse. Leads you through the methodology of clicker training step by step - teach your own horse to follow a target through scary places, self-load, play games, and much more!
COGNITIVE CANINE II
by Lisa Lit Gives an overview of the study of cognition, using these theories to explain HOW dogs think. Discusses the science of knowledge acquisition, relating it to how dogs learn.
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!
DEVOTED TO DOGS: HOW TO BE YOUR DOG'S BEST OWNER
by Sarah Ferrell "Devoted to Dogs" was awarded Best Non-Fiction book of 2007 by Virginia Press Womens Association. Sarah Ferrell also won the Hartz Award at 2007 Dog Writers' Association of America banquet. A wonderful read for anyone sharing their lives with dogs.
DIFFERENT BREEDS HAVE DIFFERENT NEEDS DVD
by Trish King Trish presents a comprehensive analysis on managing and training Bullies, Herding Dogs, Terriers and Guard Dogs using lecture, video footage and slides. This is a three DVD set taped in Novato, Calif April, 2008
DIVINE CANINE: THE MONKS' WAY TO A HAPPY, OBEDIENT DOG
by Monks of New Skete In this entertaining, informative, and beautifully illustrated book, Brother Christopher and the Monks of New Skete--renowned masters in the art of raising and training dogs--walk readers through the basics of obedience training in this companion to the TV series on Animal Planet.
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 BODY, DOG MIND - EXPLORING YOUR DOG'S CONSCIOUSNESS AND TOTAL WELL-BEING
by Michael Fox With extraordinary insight and vision, renowned veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Michael W. Fox explores the minds, hearts, and bodies of dogs. He helps readers become more fluent in "dog speak, " and to understand what dogs feel, think, and want, strengthening the dog-human bond. Fox also offers a holistic approach to companion animal care and preventive medicine, as well as behavioral advice and training tips.
DOG DEFENSE DVD: AVOIDING ON-THE-JOB DOG BITES
by The Latham Foundation "Dog Defense" emphasizes techniques for avoiding bites but it also shows how to best protect oneself if an attack is inevitable. It is based on the most current advice from dog bite prevention experts and animal behaviorists.
DOG LANGUAGE SEMINAR DVD SET
by Presenter, Roger Abrantes This classic lecture is a comprehensive introduction into the world of canine communication, based on Roger Abrantes’ book of the same name.
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.
DOG MEETS DOG SEMINAR DVD
by Presenter, Trish King In this discussion, we talk about what dogs should be saying to other dogs, and what they are really saying, and what owners can and cannot do about it.
DOG TO DOG COMMUNICATION - THE RIGHT WAY TO SOCIALIZE YOUR DOG
by Jamie Shaw This is an easy-to-use handbook for those of us who want to keep our four-legged friends safe and happy in any social situation. In this fully illustrated guide, dog expert Jamie Shaw explains to readers the natural and learned instincts that form a dog’s temperament and then teaches us how to apply the right kind of behavioral training methods to ensure a dog-friendly dog that you'll no longer have to be embarrassed by.
DOG-DOG AGGRESSION SEMINAR DVD
by Patricia McConnell Through demonstrations and lecture, videos and slides, Patricia shows the causes behind dog-dog aggression and demonstrates humane and effective techniques to treat it.
DOGS BITE: BUT BALLOONS AND SLIPPERS ARE MORE DANGEROUS
by Janis Bradley Dogs enhance the lives of millions more people than even the most inflated estimates of dog-bite victims. It's not even close! Gain a new perspective on this issue and learn strategies to minimize the number of bites that do occur.
DOGS HAVE OWNERS, CATS HAVE STAFF SEMINAR DVD
by Patricia McConnell The seminar includes slides and lecture, a fascinating video comparison of shelter cats in an adoption room, and a hands-on demonstrations with a turkey-loving feline. Please be aware that this is not an edited, produced video, but a tape of an actual seminar.
DOGS HOME ALONE
by Roger Abrantes A step-by-step program to deal with the "home alone" dog! Use the program to treat an existing problem, or start it the very first day the puppy enters your home, so he will grow up as a strong dog, self-confident, with the ability to deal with unexpected situations.
by Bruce Fogle How dogs perceive the world; how they see, hear, learn, relate to owners. Traces the evolution of the canine brain from its wolf ancestors. Every dog owner should read this!
DOGS NEVER LIE ABOUT LOVE
by Jeffrey Masson Explore canine emotions like gratitude, compassion, loneliness and disappointment. Fascinating read by the author of "When Elephants Weep."
DOGS: A NATURAL HISTORY
by Jake Page While not a practical book on dog training, "Dogs" will give readers a better sense of why their pets behave as they do. And as an added bonus, Jake Page's own pack of six dogs makes multiple cameo appearances.
DOGS: A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF CANINE ORIGIN, BEHAVIOR, AND EVOLUTION
by Raymond & Lorna Coppinger Explores how dog breeds have evolved into their unique shapes and behaviors. Concentrating on five types of dogs - household dogs, village dogs, livestock guarding dogs, sled dogs, and herding dogs - examines canine companions from a unique biological viewpoint.
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.
DOGSPEAK: HOW TO UNDERSTAND YOUR DOG
by Matthew Hoffman, ed. Canine language studies for the beginner or the younger owner! Everything you need to communicate effectively with your dog, how to understand his body language and how to respond so he understands you.
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.
DOMINANCE: FACT OR FICTION?
by Barry Eaton 2008 revised and expanded edition! Pulls the research and theories of dominance together, and combined with the author's own ideas on the subject, produces an overview of an alternative view of dominance.
DOMINANCE: FACT OR FICTION?
by Barry Eaton Pulls the research and theories of dominance together, and combined with the author's own ideas on the subject, produces an overview of an alternative view of dominance.
DON'T SHOOT THE DOG AUDIO CD SET
by Karen Pryor The "bible" for humane, gentle animal care and a beloved resource on using positive reinforcement effectively for pet owners everywhere. Complete and unabridged, read by the author, with additional comments!
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.
by Pamela Reid Motivation, stages of learning, operant conditioning, factors that affect learning, negative punishment. In plain English--at last! Select the methods that work best for your dog!
(4 DVDs) Document CD with the hand-media distributed at the seminar are included.
FIGHTING DOMINANCE IN A DOG WHISPERING WORLD DVD
by Jean Donaldson and Ian Dunbar Watch Jean Donaldson and Ian Dunbar take on the controversial and often misunderstood concept of dominance behavior in dogs. Do dogs really try to be "the boss"? Learn what science knows, and doesn't know, about canine behavior. A timely subject given the popularity of television shows featuring dogs behaving badly and trainers rehabilitating them--all within an hour! Winner of the IIACAB Award for 2007 Best Dog Behavior DVD
FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG SEMINAR DVD
by Patricia McConnell For the Love of a Dog: The Biology of Emotion in Two Species DVD brings Patricia McConnell into your living room, with a full-day seminar on emotions in dogs and people.
In this seminar, Patricia examines what emotions really are and how they affect behavior.
FRIGHTENED FIDOS SEMINAR DVD
by Presenter, Pia Silvani This lecture covers the possible causes of fear and how to determine what type of treatment plan to use.
FROM HOOFBEATS TO DOGSTEPS. A LIFE OF LISTENING TO AND LEARNING FROM ANIMALS
by Rachel Page Elliott Born to a loving and educated New England family, Rachel Page Elliott, known to all as Pagey, was encouraged to develop her interests and talents wherever they would lead her. And lead her they did, to a life-long fascination with animals, first to horses, then to dogs. Each passion created adventures and opportunities that make her life story so fascinating.
FUNDAMENTALS OF CANINE BEHAVIOR 4 - DISC AUDIO CD SET
by Suzanne Hetts Learn what ethology has to say about drives, dominance, heritability of behavior, communication signals, and more. Designed for people who work with dogs! A great way to prepare for APDT certification! Listen to it in the car or while walking your dog! Comes with 30 pages of notes to open and print.
GENETICS AND THE SOCIAL BEHAVIOR OF THE DOG
by John Paul Scott & John L. Fuller Reprint of a frequently requested classic! The only book to provide detailed breed-specific information on inheritance as it relates to behavior.
GET CONNECTED WITH YOUR DOG BOOK WITH DVD
by Brenda Aloff Getting connected with your dog allows you to build a relationship in which learning can flourish and the needs of both the dog and the owner are met. Find out how much easier it is to train your dog when he understands what you want and is in "frontbrain" mode! Includes a DVD with exercises to build you training skills.
NOTE: The DVD is located inside the back cover of the book.
Use exercises shown in the accompanying DVD (90 Mins) to build your skill and confidence as a trainer.
GETTING A GRIP ON AGGRESSION CASES: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DOG TRAINERS
by Nicole Wilde There is a lot more to working with aggression cases than mastering methods and techniques. In her practical, down-to-earth, and often humorous style, Nicole Wilde presents all the other information trainers need to know in order to work effectively, safely, and successfully with aggressive dogs.
GOOD DOG! KIDS TEACH KIDS ABOUT DOG BEHAVIOR AND TRAINING
by Evelyn Pang & Hilary Louie What is it that kids need to know about dogs? How to be safe around dogs, how to recognize what a dog is doing, and how to learn the right way to train a dog are three good places to start. And, of course, it's really cool if the authors understand kids and speak their language, which in the case of Good Dog! they do because the authors are kids themselves. A fun and educational book on dogs, written by kids for kids!
Includes not only selecting a dog, veterinary visits, diet, grooming, and training, but also exercise, dog psychology and physiology, the physical and mental health benefits of dog parenthood, and human/canine interaction.
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.
HELP! I'M BARKING AND I CAN'T BE QUIET
by Suzanne Hetts Excessive barking affects not only a dog's quality of life but that of its owners and the community, as well. Finally, there is real help for barking dogs and their pet parents.
HELPING FIDO WELCOME YOUR BABY DVD (& BONUS CD)
by Suzanne Hetts & Daniel Estep This DVD is a step-by-step guide to help pet parents who are about to be new parents evaluate their dog’s behavior and routines well before the baby arrives.
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 DOGS LEARN
by Mary Burch & Jon Bailey Operant conditioning is where science and dog training meet. This book explains every scientific concept clearly and precisely, with its relevance to your dog. Includes a history of animal training, basic principles, behavioral diagnostics, more.
HOW POLICE K-9 TECHNIQUES CAN TRANSFORM YOUR EVERYDAY TRAINING DVD
by Steve White (DVD) During this information-packed day with Police K9 Officer Steve White, you'll learn new ways to read canine behavior and how to control stimuli--the triggers that effect behavior. (Are you working with a dog that always barks, or lunges at every child, old person with a walker or other dogs?)
HOW TO BEHAVE SO YOUR DOG BEHAVES
by Sophia Yin If you want a well-behaved dog, you're going to have to modify your own behavior in order to modify his. Dr. Yin's positive approach to correcting and training your dog's behaviors will help you see the world from your dog's perspective and provide the necessary training tools to effect astounding behavioral changes.
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.
IF ONLY THEY COULD SPEAK
by Nicholas Dodman 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.
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.
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.
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?
MINDING ANIMALS: AWARENESS, EMOTIONS, AND HEART
by Marc Bekoff Offers a thought-provoking look at animal cognition, intelligence, and consciousness and presents vivid examples of animal passions, highlighting the deep emotional lives of our animal kin.
MINE! A GUIDE TO RESOURCE GUARDING IN DOGS
by Jean Donaldson 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.
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.
NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP EXPLAINED: FROM HEART TO HANDS
by Robert M. Miller & Patrick Handley Dr. Miller was one of the first horseman to promote equine persuasion and communication along with his techniques in imprinting foals. (It presented a "radical" change from the highly physical and confrontational norm of "breaking horses".) He, along with a few other horseman, went further and suggested communication with the horse using a very light touch with the reins, leg pressure, weight shifting and soft words. If such gentle, subtle communication can be used successfully with a very large animal, why not the smaller species such as 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.
ON TALKING TERMS WITH DOGS: CALMING SIGNALS 2ND. ED.
by Turid Rugaas Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals” which are signals dogs give other dogs and humans that denote stress. These are dogs’ attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. (Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You', DTB788, is also available.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
by Ali Brown 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.
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.
SOUNDS GOOD CD - PUPPY HABITUATION
by Terry Ryan 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.
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 EMOTIONS OF DOGS
by Myrna Milani Understanding both the social nature of dogs and also that our own emotional responses enhance the physical, mental, and emotional health of both owner and pet. Dr. Milani uses fact, practical experience, and above all, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 REVOLUTION IN HORSEMANSHIP: AND WHAT IT MEANS TO MANKIND
by Robert M. Miller & Rick Lamb There has been a change in how we treat our horses. We no longer "break" them to harness or saddle; we "gentle" them, so they become our partners, their natural grace and athleticism restored and enhanced through humane and thoughtful methods.
Renowned veterinarian, clinician and lecturer Dr. Robert M. Miller researched, developed and presented these techniques to a world full of horsemen and - women eager to bond with their horses, understand them better and help them to live more comfortably and willingly in a world full of humans.
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
by Cheryl Smith 2004 Dog Writers Assn. of America Writing Competition Winner, Best Training & Behavior book! Packed with unique insights and gentle training advice, provides average dog owners with the know-how they need to decipher canine meanings, communicate effectively, increase training success, and share a deeper bond.
THE SECRET LIVES OF DOGS
by Jana Murphy 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.
THERAPY DOGS: TRAINING YOUR DOG TO REACH OTHERS
by Kathy Diamond Davis Are you looking for a new and meaningful way to work with your dog? Do you want to improve the lives of those who because of illness or disability would benefit from visits with a volunteer canine “therapist”? Then think about becoming a Therapy Dog Team. Here is information you need to select, socialize and train your dog for this important and rewarding work. Learn about certification, liability, and getting started. New 2ND Edition.
THINKING IN PICTURES
by Temple Grandin 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 (REPRINT)
by Col. Konrad Most Discover the roots of today’s behavioral training methods which includes such concepts as seeing the world from a dog’s point of view, utilizing instinctual behavior in training, how to use primary and secondary reinforcers, and using inducement vs compulsion. This reprint of the classic work on dog training by German Konrad Most is the foundation for modern dog training.
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.
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.
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.
WHALE DONE! THE POWER OF POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
by 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.
WHEN GOOD DOGS GO BAD DVD
by Pamela Reid Dogs behave aggressively for countless reasons, sometimes the behavior can be labeled as abnormal or pathological but, in other forms, the behavior may be socially adaptive and perfectly appropriate to a dog. so, not surprising, our attempts to deal with aggressive behavior can meet with widely inconsistent results.
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 DOES MY DOG...?
by John Fisher Organized alphabetically by problem. Looks at what dogs do and why, and how to change behavior without punishment. Fascinating!
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.