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Treats & Supplies

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 ☆  Ruffwear
 ☆  Softouch Concepts (maker of the sensational SENSE-ation harness. See review.)

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Most, if not all, titles are available from

Communication Between Humans & Dogs
Jean Donaldson: Culture Clash
Patricia McConnell: The Other End of the Leash

General Training
Melissa Alexander: Click for Joy!
Jolanta Benal: The Dog Trainer's Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved pet
Sheila Booth: Purely Positive Training
John Bradshaw: Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet

General Care, Nutrition & Training
Whole Dog Journal

Richard Pitcairn: Dr. Pitcairn's New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Aggression (Dog-Dog)
Jean Donaldson: Fight! A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression

Turid Rugaas: Barking: The Sound of a Language

Canine Body Language
Turid Rugaas: On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals
Sarah Kalnajs: The Language of Dogs (DVD)

Fear & Focus
Ali Brown: Scaredy Dog! Understanding and Rehabilitating Your Reactive Dog
Leslie McDevitt: Control Unleashed: Creating a Focused and Confident Dog
Nicole Wilde: Help for Your Fearful Dog

Patricia McConnell: Way to Go! How to Housetrain a Dog of Any Age

Multi-Dog Households
Patricia McConnell: How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-Dog Household

Recall (coming when called)
Leslie Nelson: Really Reliable Recall (DVD)

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

paw print  Links

A Place for Us
Berkshire Humane Society
Mary's Dogs
Rondout Valley Animals for Adoption

Health & Nutrition
Dog Aware: Diet & Health Info
Rabies Challenge Fund

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
Assn of Animal Behavior Professionals: Glossary
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
Beyond Cesar Millan
Blue Dog Training & Behavior: Recommended Resources
Calming Signals Community / Turid Rugaas
Karen Pryor's
Dr. Sophia Yin: Training Videos
The Dog Trainer: Quick & Dirty Tips
Peaceable Paws
St. Hubert's Training Articles
Kathy Sdao: Training & Behavior Articles
Truly Dog-Friendly

Ban Shock Collars
Stephen Huneck Gallery

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