Recommended Dog Resources

Here is a list of some of the websites, newletters and books I have found helpful to me in my never-ending quest to learn more and more about dogs.  There are of course, many, many more.  These are just a few to help you along with your quest.


Websites  (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) a good place to find positive trainers, seminars and events! –  a great site for dog tips – helpful incite on how to manage your timid dog



Chronicle of the Dog – great resource for dog trainers and enthusiasts.  Free with membership to APDT (above)

Whole Dog Journal – monthly newsletter w/information on dog nutrition and behavior


Books   (Most of the books below can be found at

Jean Donaldson – Culture Clash if you only buy one dog book…this should be it!

Patricia McConnell – The Other End of the Leash, Feeling Outnumbered, and more…

Ian Dunbar, the pioneer of R+ training.  After you get your Puppy and more…

Karen Pryor – Don’t Shoot the Dog clicker training and beyond…

Suzanne Clothier Bones Would Rain from the Sky, another great ambassador for dogs

Emma Parsons – Click to Calm  (recommended for reactive dogs)