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Sniff around these sites for a great selection of resources:

Brenda Aloff

Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide – Brenda  Aloff

Aggression in Dogs: Practical Management, Prevention & Behavior Modification – Brenda Aloff


Reactive Dog

Focus Not Fear – Ali Brown

Scaredy Dog! Understanding and Rehabilitating Your Reactive Dog – Ali Brown


Suzanne Clothier

Bones Would Rain from the Sky – Suzanne Clothier


Pamela Dennison

How to Right a Dog Gone Wrong by Pamela Dennison

Civilizing the City Dog by Pamela Dennison

Click Your Way to Rally Obedience, revised edition, by Pamela Dennison

Bringing Light to Shadow by Pamela Dennison

You CAN Train Your Dog; Mastering the Art & Science of Modern Dog Training

Training the Whistle Recall DVD by Pamela Dennison

The Magic of Shaping DVD by Pamela Dennison

The R.E.W.A.R.D. Zone for aggressive and reactive dogs DVD by Pamela Dennison (April 2014)


Fearful Dogs

A Guide to Living with and Training a Fearful Dog – Debbie Jacobs


Patricia B. McConnell, PhD

The Other End of The Leash – Patricia B. McConnell

Family Friendly Dog Training – Patricia B. McConnell

For the Love of a Dog – Patricia McConnell

The Puppy Primer by Patricia B. McConnell & Brenda Scidmore


Control Unleashed

Control Unleashed – Leslie McDevitt

Control Unleashed: The Puppy Program – Leslie McDevitt


Peaceable Paws

The Power of Positive Dog Training – Pat Miller

Positive Perspectives – Pat Miller

Positive Perspectives 2 – Pat Miller

Play With Your Dog – Pat Miller

Do Over Dogs: Give Your Dog a Second Chance for a First Class Life – Pat Miller

How to Foster Dogs – Pat Miller

Real Solutions to Canine Behavior Problems – DVD – Pat Miller

Juni’s C.A.T Procedure – DVD – Pat Miller

Basic Good Manners Class at Peaceable Paws – Pat Miller


Companion Animal Sciences Institute

Aggressive Behavior in Dogs – James O’Heare

Changing Problem Behavior: A Systematic & Comprehensive Approach to Behavior Change Project Management – James O’Heare

Dominance Theory and Dogs – James O’Heare

Dog Aggression Workbook – James O’Heare

Empowerment Training: Training for Creativity, Persistence, Industriousness, Resilience & Behavioral Well-Being – James O’Heare


Original Dog Whisperer

The Puppy Whisperer – Paul Owens

The Dog Whisperer – Paul Owens


Karen Pryor

Don’t Shoot the Dog – Karen Pryor

Reaching the Animal Mind – Karen Pryor


Turid Rugaas

On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals – Turid Rugaas

Barking: The Sound of a Language – Turid Rugaas


Grisha Stewart

Behavior Adjustment Training – Grisha Stewart


Victoria Stilwell

            Train Your Dog Positively – Victoria Stilwell


Nicole Wilde

It’s Not the Dogs, It’s the People! – Nicole Wilde

Don’t Leave Me! Step-by-Step Help for Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety – Nicole Wilde

So You Want To Be A Dog Trainer – Nicole Wilde

Help for Your Fearful Dog – Nicole Wilde



A Lexicon of Practical Terms – Niki Tudge & Louise Stapleton-Frappell

Get Coaching Now – The How, What and Why of Effective Pet Industry Consultations – Niki Tudge

A Kids Comprehensive Guide To Speaking Dog – Niki Tudge

Pet Training and Behavior Consulting – A Model For Raising The Bar – Niki Tudge, Susan Nilson, Debra Millikan and Louise Stapleton-Frappell.




But wait… There’s so much more! Visit Dogwise and explore these books by leading experts in the field:

Chill Out Fido – Nan Arthur

Fired up, Frantic and Freaked Out – Laura Van Arendonk Baugh

How Dogs Learn – Mary R. Burch & Jon S. Bailey

Living with a Deaf Dog – Susan Cope Becker

Behavior Problems in Dogs – William E. Campbell

Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior and Evolution by Ray Coppinger & Lorna Coppinger

Oh Behave! Dogs from Pavlov to Premack to Pinker – Jean Donaldson

The Culture Clash – Jean Donaldson

Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs – Jean Donaldson

Fight! – Jean Donaldson

Dogs are from Neptune – Jean Donaldson

Dog Sports Skills, Book 1 Developing Engagement & Relationships – Denise Fenzi & Deborah Jones, PhD

            The Thinking Dog: Crossover to Clicker Training – Gail Tamases Fisher

Changing People Changing Dogs – Dee Ganley

The Art of Introducing Dogs – Louise Ginman

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know – Alexandra Horowitz

Decoding Your Dog – Debra Horwitz (editor)

The Language of Dogs (DVD) – Sarah Kalnajs

When Pigs Fly – Jane Killion

Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog – Kenneth Martin and Debbie Martin

Reactive Rover – Kim Moeller

Click to Calm: Healing the Aggressive Dog – Emma Parsons

Living With Kids & Dogs Without Losing Your Mind: A Parent’s Guide to Controlling the Chaos, 2nd edition – Colleen Pelar

Excel-erated Learning: Explaining how dogs learn and how best to teach them – Pamela J Reid

Chase! Managing Your Dog’s Predatory Instincts – Clarissa Von Reinhardt

Positive Training for Show Dogs – Vicki Ronchette

The Misunderstood Dog by Jordan Rothman

Training Big for a Small Business – Niki Tudge

People Training Skills for Pet Professionals – Niki Tudge

Plenty in Life is Free – Kathy Sdao

Get the Ball Rolling – Dianna Stearns

The Human Half of Dog Training – Rise VanFleet

How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves – Sophia Yin, DVM

Healing Companions: Ordinary Dogs and Their Extraordinary Power to Transform Lives by Jane Miller

Happy Handling by Jolein van Weperen


Still hungry for more force-free wisdom? Look for these classics wherever you buy books:

House Training – Teoti Anderson

Through a Dog’s Eyes – Jennifer Arnold

In a Dog’s Heart – Jennifer Arnold

Clicker Basics for Dogs & Puppies – Carolyn Barney

Dog Sense – John Bradshaw

In Defense of Dogs – John Bradshaw

The Dog Trainers Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet – Jolanta Benal

Learning and Behaviour – Paul Chance

Train Your Dog Like a Pro – Jean Donaldson

Unlock your Dog’s Potential – Sarah Fisher

The Genius of Dogs – Brian Hare

Behavior Problems of the Dog & Cat – Gary Landsberg, W. Hunthausen & L. Ackerman

Every Dog Every Day – Kay Laurence

Living with Blind Dogs – Caroline Levin

Applied Dog Behavior and Training Volume One – Steven R. Lindsay

Applied Dog Behavior and Training Volume Two – Steven R. Lindsay

Applied Dog Behavior and Training Volume Three – Steven R. Lindsay

First Class Puppy: A Guide For Your Puppy’s First Year – Beth Mattei-Miller

Life Skills for Puppies by Helen Zilch & Daniel Mills

Behavior Modification Principles and Protocols – Raymond. G Miltenberger

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine – Dr. Karen Overall

Get Coaching Now! The How, What and Why of Effective Pet Industry Client Consultations – Niki Tudge

A Kids’ Comprehensive Guide to Speaking Dog – Niki Tudge

Coercion and Its Fallout – Murray Sidman

Agility Success – Angelica Steinker

Click & Play Agility – Angelica Steinker

What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage – Amy Sutherland

Why Does My Dog Do That? by Caroline Spencer