Pet Insurance comparisons - a useful new pet guide summary of pet insurance discounts and different coverages   

Pet First Aid - offers on line or in person courses in pet first aid.  Based in Canada

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


Puppy 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

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

​​ - Celeste Meade - Upbeat, motivational  dog  training youtube videos - Monique Anistee - Seminars, blogs, newsletters -

training tips and advice from an international trainer. - Suzanne Clothier - intrnationally recognized relationship centered dog trainer.  Seminars, books,dvds & training tools - infor-

mation on kinds of muzzles,training and fitting. - information on living

with pit bulls - based in New Jersey, Pam Dennison has live and on line dog training classes, seminars and webinars - webinars and education mostly aimed at the professional trainer. on line dog training class created by Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partners - Connection, Cooperation & Control TM,

​created by Suzanne Clothier and Cindy Knowlton, focusing on the dog/ human relationship in training 

​ - Michael Shikashio (aggression specialist) and Moira Hechenleitner ( separation anxiety specialist) Amazing behavior specialists for any level of severity

Kids and Dogs 

Living with Kids and Dogs,by Colleen Pelar

A Kids' Comprehensive Guide to Speaking 

Dog! by Niki Tudge

Resources I Love

Books - Lisa Mullinax website offers wonderful articles and webinars on training and behavior - Blog from Denise Fenzi aimed at the pet dog owner. 

Break Time Pet Care

Providing  Dog Training in Camas, Washougal and Vancouver

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Training and Behavior
-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 - Animal Behavior Clinic- Dr Pachel, Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist in Portland, OR - the finest in behavioral help for your cat or dog. Association of Professional Dog Trainers- educational association with a wealth of up to date training knowledge -   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.” –  a dog training series, training videos, and blogs from Karen Pryor Academy faculty member, Laurie Luck – articles by Pat Miller, training editor of “The Whole Dog Journal”, author, and trainer at Peaceable Paws, near Hagerstown, MD - Terry Ryan - Legacy, an organization promoting humane dog training - Sarah Stremming,reward-based trainer, blogger, dog behavior consultant, cogdog radio podcast

www.patriciamcconnell.comsolving-behavior-problems – articles, blogs, and videos, available for free, by Patricia McConnell, known worldwide for her books and seminars –  behavior articles written by animal behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin - Cattle Dog Publishing, The Legacy of Dr. Sophia Yin – 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 under “specialized training and competition”. online site that teaches tricks;  join teams and test for titles an online Freestyle (dog dancing) training site 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” articles on dog play, dog parks, and day care – how to help your fearful dog; books, webinars, blogs, and resources on fearful dogs - (B.A.T.) Behavior Adjustment Training: behavior therapy approach developed by Grisha Stewart – a free online plan for helping reactive dogs – easy-to-read articles on all things dog – numerous articles on pet care; access to an online behaviorist for free advice – blogs, including videos, that will help you understand and train your dog – American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior position statements on socializing puppies, punishment, and dominance – download books by Ian Dunbar, “Before You Get Your Puppy” and “After You Get Your Puppy”.


Children & Dogs – advice, articles, and great books for parents – dog body language education, bite prevention tips, videos, games, and stories – 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.

*Dog Gone Crazy board game for kids is a great way for kids to learn about dog communication signals and appropriate behavior around dogs – Colleen Pelar's website-tips, videos, and online training program for kids. The featured video ( on body language is from The Family Dog. -  a wealth of information and where I was introduced to a few of the listed websites.