Resources I Love
Pet First Aid
http://walksnwags.com/here. - offers on line or in person courses in pet first aid. Based in Canada
Choosing a Dog
Paws To Consider: Choosing the Right Dog for You and Your Family, by Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson
The Right Dog for You, by Daniel F. Tortora, PhD
Choosing a Dog: Your Guide to Picking the Perfect Breed, by Nancy Baer and Steve Duno
Training and Behavior
www.dogdaysnw.com-Joan Armstrong owner of Dog Days Dog Training has a number of instructors for pet and competition dog training, Vancouver, WA Full range of class offerings from novice to experienced, as well as reactive dog classes. Also host to numerous training seminars in a variety of subjects
www.animalbehaviorclinic.net- Animal Behavior Clinic- Dr Pachel, Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist in Portland, OR - the finest in behavioral help for your cat or dog.
www.apdt.com/pet-owners - Association of Professional Dog Trainers- educational association with a wealth of up to date training knowledge
www.operationsocialization.com - a membership organization of professional dog trainers and dog-friendly businesses that provide dog owners with the resources they need to raise a behaviorally healthy puppy.
wwwsmartdoguniversity.com/category/blog” – a dog training series, training videos, and blogs from Karen Pryor Academy faculty member, Laurie Luck
www.peaceablepaws.com – articles by Pat Miller, training editor of “The Whole Dog Journal”, author, and trainer at Peaceable Paws, near Hagerstown, MD
www.legacycanine.com - Terry Ryan - Legacy, an organization promoting humane dog training
www.thecognitivecanine.com - Sarah Stremming,reward-based trainer, blogger, dog behavior consultant, cogdog radio podcast
www.patriciamcconnell.com - solving-behavior-problems – articles, blogs, and videos, available for free, by Patricia McConnell, known worldwide for her books and seminars
www.drsophiayin.com – behavior articles written by animal behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin - Cattle Dog Publishing, The Legacy of Dr. Sophia Yin
www.petprofessionalguild.com – membership available for dog “owners”; educational handouts, videos, and webinars; dog trainer directory
www.clickertraining .com - Karen Pryor clicker training website.
Books and DVD’s on dog sports are listed at www.dogwise.com under “specialized training and competition”.
www.DoMoreWithYourDog.com: online site that teaches tricks; join teams and test for titles
www.DogsCanDance.com: an online Freestyle (dog dancing) training site
www.FenziDogSportsAcademy.com: online sports courses using force-free methods intended to encourage a partnership in competitive sports; includes “Management for Reactive Dogs” and “Dealing with the Bogeyman – Helping Fearful and Reactive Competition Dogs”
www.robinkbennett.com: articles on dog play, dog parks, and day care
www.fearfuldogs.com – how to help your fearful dog; books, webinars, blogs, and resources on fearful dogs
www.grishastewart.com - (B.A.T.) Behavior Adjustment Training: behavior therapy approach developed by Grisha Stewart
www.careforreactivedogs.com – a free online plan for helping reactive dogs
www.DiamondsInTheRuff.com – easy-to-read articles on all things dog
www.aspcabehavior.org – numerous articles on pet care; access to an online behaviorist for free advice
www.eileenanddogs.com – blogs, including videos, that will help you understand and train your dog
www.AVSABonline.org – American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior position statements on socializing puppies, punishment, and dominance
www.dogstardaily.com – download books by Ian Dunbar, “Before You Get Your Puppy” and “After You Get Your Puppy”.
Children & Dogs
www.LivingWithKidsandDogs.com – advice, articles, and great books for parents
www.dogggonesafe.com – dog body language education, bite prevention tips, videos, games, and stories
www.familypaws.com – Founded by Jennifer Shryock -programs & articles for expectant parents and parents of babies and toddlers; DOG & BABY SUPPORT HOTLINE: 1-877-247-3407, educational webinars and videos. firstname.lastname@example.org
*Dog Gone Crazy board game for kids is a great way for kids to learn about dog communication signals and appropriate behavior around dogs
www.thefamilydog.com– Colleen Pelar's website-tips, videos, and online training program for kids. The featured video (http://yourdogsfriend.org/featured-video/) on body language is from The Family Dog.
www.yourdogsfriend.org - a wealth of information and where I was introduced to a few of the listed websites.
Providing Dog Training and Pet Sitting in Camas, Washougal and Vancouver
www.denisefenzipetdogs.com - Blog from Denise Fenzi aimed at the pet dog owner.
www.growlsnarlsnap.com - Lisa Mullinax website offers wonderful articles and webinars on training and behavior
Kids and Dogs
Living with Kids and Dogs,by Colleen Pelar
A Kids' Comprehensive Guide to Speaking
Dog! by Niki Tudge
Developmental Stages of Canines
Another Piece of the Puzzle: Puppy Development, by Pat Hastings and Erin Ann Rouse
Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog: The Classic Study, by John Paul Scott and John L. Fuller
Dogs, by Ray and Laura Coppinger
www.americank9country.com - Celeste Meade - Upbeat, motivational dog training youtube videos
www.naughtydogge.com - Monique Anistee - Seminars, blogs, newsletters -
training tips and advice from an international trainer.
www.suzanneclothier.com - Suzanne Clothier - intrnationally recognized relationship centered dog trainer. Seminars, books,dvds & training tools
https://muzzleupproject.com - infor-
mation on kinds of muzzles,training and fitting.
stubbydog.org - information on living
with pit bulls
www.pamdennison.com - based in New Jersey, Pam Dennison has live and on line dog training classes, seminars and webinars
www.raisingcanine.com - webinars and education mostly aimed at the professional trainer.
www.cyberdogonline.com- on line dog training class created by Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partners
https://theconnectionpuzzle.net - Connection, Cooperation & Control TM,
created by Suzanne Clothier and Cindy Knowlton, focusing on the dog/ human relationship in training
Perfect Puppy In 7 Days, by Dr. Sophia Yin
The Focused Puppy, by Deborah Jones, Ph.D. & Judy Keller
Puppy Start Right, by Dr. Kenneth M. Martin, & Debbie Martin
Before You Get Your Puppy, by Dr. Ian Dunbar
After You Get Your Puppy, by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Puppy Socialization,by Carol Wolff
Social, Civil and Savvy: Training & Socializing Puppies to be the Best Possible Dogs,by Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Dog Training and Behavior
Teaching Fido to Learn to Earn, Dr. Sophia Yin
Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs, by Jean Donaldson
The Dog Vinci Code, by John Rogerson
Dog Sports Skills, books 1 -4, by Denise Fenzi and Deborah Jones, Ph.D.
Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0. by Grisha Stewart, MA
Competition Obedience: A Balancing Act, by Judy Byron & Adele Yunck
How Dogs Learn, by Mary R. Burch, Ph.D. & Jon S. Bailey, Ph.D.
Really Reliable Recall, by Leslie Nelson
Control Unleashed, by Leslie McDevitt
The Seven C's: A Guide to Training & Relationships, by Suzanne Clothier
Building Blocks for Performance, by Bobbie Anderson with Tracy Libby
Help for Your Fearful Dog, by Nicole Wilde
Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs, by Suzanne Clothier
Dog Language: An Encyclopedia of Canine Behavior, by Roger Abrantes
On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals, by Turid Rugaas
Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs, by Malena Demartini-Price
Don't Leave Me! Step-by-Step Help for Your Dog's Separation Anxiety, by Nicole Wilde
As A Dog Thinketh, Daily Words of Wisdom For Dog People, by Monique Anstee
Positive Reinforcement: Training Dogs in the Real World, by Brenda Aloff
Canine Behavior A Photo Illustrated Handbook, by Barbara Handelman