Recommended Reading & Resources

 

RECOMMENDED READING and other sources of information

Dog:
Decoding Your Dog by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (Dr. Herron coauthor)
From Fearful to Fear Free by Becker, Radosta, Sung and Becker
Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
When Pigs Fly: Training Success with Impossible Dogs by Jane Killion
Smellorama: Nose Games for Dogs by Viviane Theby
Dog University: Training Program to Develop Advanced Skills with Your Dog by Viviane Theby
Dog-Friendly Dog Training by Andrea Arden
Dr. Dunbar’s Good Little Dog Book by Ian Dunbar
How Dogs Learn by Burch and Bailey
Clicker Training for Dogs by Karen Pryor
Clicking With Your Dog by Peggy Tillman
The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell
Help for Your Fearful Dog by Nicole Wilde
How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks by Ian Dunbar
Click to Calm by Emma Parsons
The Dog Who Couldn't Be Petted by Rain Jordan
Canine Behavior, A Photo Illustrated Handbook by Barbara Handelman – Body language
Canine Body Language, A Photographic Guide by Brenda Aloff – Body language
The Language of Dogs (132 Minute Video) by Sarah Kalnajs – Body language
Fear Free Body Language Video

Puppy:
Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How to Start Your Puppy Off Right by Sophia Yin
Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog by Kenneth and Debbie Martin
Before and After You Get Your Puppy by Ian Dunbar
Puppy Culture - The Powerful First 12 weeks a DVD by Jane Killion

Children:
Doggy Do's & Don'ts by Emily D. Levine DVM DACVB, Sarah Rachel Glazer (Illustrator)
Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant by Lewis Kirkham
Tell Your Cat You're Pregnant by Lewis Kirkham
Living with Kids and Dogs…Without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar
Every Picture Tells a Story, An Educational Aid for Children (25-Minute Video) by Ian Dunbar
Kids and Dogs: How Kids Should and Should Not Interact with Dogs by Dr. Sophia Yin
Dog Bite Prevention for Parents by Doggone Safe
Are Your Kids and Dog Safe? by The Family Dog
Why Dogs Bite Children: A Lesson in Preventing Dog Bites in Kids by Victoria Stilwell

Cats:
Decoding Your Cat by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Clicker Training for Cats by Karen Pryor
From the Cat’s Point of View by Gwen Bohnenkamp
Your Home, Their Territory by Tony Buffington
The Cat Whisperer by Mieshelle Nagelschneider
Committed To Claws

Other Resources

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) Position Statements and Handouts (for the public)
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) Animal Behavior Blog
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Resources for pet owners
indoorpet.osu.edu 
fearfreehappyhomes.com
clickertraining.com 
kongcompany.com
aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care
committedtoclaws

petexpertise.com
bestbuddydogproducts.com
SitStay.com
dogwise
4th of July and Pet Safety
Toys and Puzzles