CULTURE CLASH (Our Fav! A must read for all dog owners)Jean Donaldson
The book that has shaped modern thinking about canine behavior and the relationship between dogs and humans has been revised. Dogs are NOT humans. Dogs ARE clever and complex creatures that humans need to take the time to understand in order to live together successfully. You must read this book because your dog cannot!
DON'T SHOOT THE DOG
Use behavioral training on people, dogs and other animals to make changes! End undesirable behavior; learn "affection training".
THE POWER OF POSITIVE DOG TRAINING
How and why purely positive training works. Inside, you'll find easy to read discussion of the philosophy of positive training followed by training tips and exercises. This book is geared toward the dog owner who wants to develop a relationship with their dog based on friendship and positive reinforcement, not fear and punishment.
ON TALKING TERMS WITH DOGS: CALMING SIGNALS
Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals” which are signals dogs give other dogs and humans that denote stress. These are dogs’ attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression.
THE OTHER END OF THE LEASH
When humans communicate with dogs, a lot can get lost in the translation. Focusing on human behavior, Dr. McConnell teaches readers how to retrain themselves to speak consistently in a language dogs understand and avoid sending conflicting and confusing messages.
MINE! A GUIDE TO RESOURCE GUARDING IN DOGS
A practical how-to guide on resource guarding/aggression - food bowl, object, bed, crate, owner, etc.
FIGHT! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE TREATMENT OF DOG-DOG AGGRESSION
A practical guide to the treatment of dog-dog aggression, this down-to-earth manual will teach you how to use behavior modification to retrain a dog that bullies other dogs, or becomes fearful when approached by other dogs.
I'LL BE HOME SOON!
by Patricia McConnell
Help for those whose dog suffers badly from Separation Anxiety, help in preventing it from developing, and tips on how to raise a dog with good "house manners."
AGGRESSION IN DOGS: PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT, PREVENTION & BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION
by Brenda Aloff
The book that has become the "bible" for identifying, understanding, and resolving aggression problems in dogs. Contains detailed training protocols to use in specific types of aggression situations and how to manage the aggressive dog for his safety and the community’s
BONES WOULD RAIN FROM THE SKY: DEEPENING OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH DOGS
by Suzanne Clothier
Shows us how to find a deep connection with another being and to receive an incomparable gift: a profound, lifelong relationship with the dogs we love.
HAPPY KIDS, HAPPY DOGS
by Barbara Shumannfang
Pediatricians, childbirth educators, veterinarians and dog trainers recommend Happy Kids, Happy Dogs for the latest advice on how to prepare your dog for your baby’s arrival, what to do if your child is afraid of dogs, and how to choose the best dog for your family. Learn what to do when other kids visit, how to cope with your in-laws’ dog, and teach your dog the three most important cues to be safe and happy around your child.
All of these great reads (and more) can be found at Dog Wise