Books worth readingBones Would Rain from the Sky
Shows us a how to find a deep connection with another being and to receive an incomparable gift; a profound, lifelong relationship with the dogs we love.
The book that has shaped modern thinking about canine behavior and the relationship between dogs and humans. 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.
On Talking Terms with Dogs - Calming Signals
Calming signals are the signals that dogs give each other - and humans - that denote stress. These are used in attempts to diffuse situations that might otherwise result in fights or aggrssion.
The Other End of the Leash - Why We Do What We Do around Dogs
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.
Power of Positive Dog Training
Walk away from punishment-based training methods and learn how you can reward your dog to obtain and reinforce the behavior that you could only dream about achieving.
Scent and the Scenting Dog
William G Syrotuck
Unveil the mysteries of scent. Now you can understand how and why the dog can work scent. This fascinating book explains the composition of scent, how it works in the nose of a dog, and what affects scent and much more.
Barking is one of the many ways dogs communicate with each other and with humans. Think of barking as part of the language of your dog. Wen a dog barks, he is expressing something and you can understand what he is trying to say. If you can identify what your dog is expressing when he barks, you can take steps to minimize the negative effects of barking when it is a problem.
Clicking with Your Dog: Step-by-Step in Pictures
The answer for all pet owners who want a dog to be a real pet partner and friend. Step by step illustrations explain the clicking process more clearly than ever before. Here is the pet friendly way to teach your dog good manners and great tricks without punishment or force.
Don,t Shoot the Dog
Use behavioral training on people, dogs and other animals to make changes. End undesirable behavior, learn "affection training"
My Smart Puppy
Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson
A definitive guide to raising a happy, obedient puppy.
Reaching the Animal Mind
In this book, Karen Pryor recounts her lifetime of experiences working with animals ranging from dolphins to dogs, what she has learned about training, and what animals have taught her.
Animals Make Us Human
In her groundbreaking, best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin drew on her own experience with autism as well as her experience as an animal scientist to deliver extraordinary insights into how animals think, act, and feel. Now she builds on those insights to show us how to give our animals the best and happiest life--on their terms, not ours.