November 2015 Surviving the Holidays
December 2015 A New Years Resolution for Your Dog
January 2016 Giving Kisses for Train Your Dog Month
January 2016 Can We Avoid Aggression in our Dogs?
February 2016 Who Doesn't Need More Socialization Tips?
February 2016 Heart Health
March 2016 Changing Stress Cues to Calm Cues
March 2016 Want An Easter Egg Hunting Dog?
May 2016 Managing Unwanted Behaviors
June 2016 "I Love Fireworks!" ...Said No Dog Ever.
November 2016 WE DID IT!
February 2017 How Much is That Doggy in the Window?
April 2017 Did You Do Your Homework?
June 2017 Essential Oils and Training
I am all about books, love reading up on dog behavior whenever I can. I have tons of books on my shelf and scattered in each room of my house, but half I haven't even read yet! I will share with you all my tried-&-true favorites!
1. "Puppy Start Right" by Kenneth Martin, DVM and Debbie Martin, RVT, VTS (Behavior), CPDT-KA, KPA CTP
Whether you are raising a new puppy or have an adolescent or adult dog, Puppy Start Right can help solve many common nuisance behaviors. Puppy Start Right is a positive approach to problem-solving, prevention, and training—without the use of punishment.
2. "Chill Out Fido" by Nan Kene Arthur
Getting your dog to calm down and relax is one of the most common challenges pet parents face. This two-part book will help you first identify the factors that cause this kind of behavior in dogs. Then it provides eleven key training exercises to teach your dog how to calm down, pay attention to you, relax, and respond to everyday situations with confidence and composure.
3. "Decoding Your Dog" by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Combining cutting-edge science with accessible and adaptable real-life examples, this is a must-have dog behavior guide showcasing the latest veterinary-approved positive training methods. Decoding Your Dog will resolve the complaints, answer the curiosities, and, ultimately, challenge the way we think about our dogs.
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4. "Canine Cross Training" by Sasha Foster, MSPT, CCRT
Sasha Foster combines science and real-life experience to provide the reader with practical guidelines for canine cross training. The book includes many pictures and case examples making it an easy, enjoyable read.
5. "Positive Training for Show Dogs-Building a Relationship for Success" by Vicki Ronchette
Apply the latest scientific research on how dogs learn to the world of dog showing. Whether you are just getting started in the breed ring or are an experienced show dog handler, you will enjoy learning how to work with your dog as your partner. Get outstanding showing results by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure/reward methods. Written by a dog show person for dog show people!
6. "Don't Shoot The Dog" by Karen Pryor
This is the "Bible" on positive reinforcement training, operant conditioning, and how it works - with people, and of course with animals. Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made "Don't Shoot the Dog" a bestselling classic! The revised edition is the best, it presents more of her insights into animal and human behavior.
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