Listed below are links to some great articles that will help with or supplement your training. We have chosen those topics that we get asked about most often, but if there is an issue you are struggling with, please contact us and we can provide you with some further recommendations and/or some of our own articles and lesson plans.
Socialization (for puppies and adult dogs)
OUR FAVORITE TRAINERS/BOOKS/VIDEOS
Listed below are some of our favorite canine behaviourists and trainers. Many have websites full of great links and articles. If you are interested in learning more about positive reinforcement training, we would recommend reading any (or all) books by any of the writers listed below.
Dogwise publishing is a great source to find and purchase dog training books and videos; they have both hard copies and downloads available for many titles.
Before and After Getting Your Puppy by Ian Dunbar
Perfect Puppy in 7 days by Dr. Sophia Yin
General dog training/behaviour
Ruff Love by Susan Garrett
The Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller
The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell
The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
Don’t Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor
Robyn’s favorite dog story
Merle’s Door by Ted Kerasote
Canine health care
Pukks’s Promise, The Quest for Longer Lived Dogs by Ted Kerasote