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RESOURCES

Looking for a qualified trainer?
www.apdt.com
www.ccpdt.org

 

Need a Veterinarian Behaviorist?
www.dacvb.org

 

Need free training advice?
www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/
www.drsophiayin.com/resources
www.clickertraining.com/dogtraining
www.dogstardaily.com/
www.sfspca.org/resources/library/for-dog-owners
www.petbehavioraid.org

 

Recommended training equipment
Kong food dispensing toy  www.kongcompany.com/
Thundershirt for the fearful pups  www.thundershirt.com/
D.A.P. to help relax your dog  www.dap-pheromone.com/
Rescue Remedy to help relax your dog  www.bachflower.com/Pets.htm 
Through a Dog’s Ear soothing music to help them settle  www.throughadogsear.com/
Head halters for big leash pullers and reactive dogs (NewTrix, Snoot Loop, Gentle Leader, Halti) 
Front clip harnesses for low to medium leash pullers (Be Bop, Sensation, Easy Walk, Freedom harness)

 

Local shelters and rescues, a place to find an awesome companion
Asheville Humane Society  www.ashevillehumane.org
Brother Wolf  www.bwar.org
Animal Compassion Network  www.animalcompassionnetwork.org/

 

Need local spay or neuter assistance?
www.humanealliance.org/

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING LIST

Ever wonder why your dog does what they do?
- The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell
- Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
- Don’t Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor
- Dogs by Ray and Lorna Coppinger

 

Did you just adopt a shelter dog?
- Do Over Dogs by Pat Miller
- Love Has No Age Limit by Patricia McConnell and Karen London

 

Do you want to start off on the right foot with your new puppy?
- Puppy Primer by Brenda Scidmore & Patricia McConnell
- Before and After Getting your Puppy by Dr. Ian Dunbar

 

Does your dog seem to have selective hearing when you call her name? 
- Bones Would Rain From the Sky by Suzanne Clothier
- How to be the Leader of the Pack by Patricia McConnell

 

Does your dog like to express himself vocally….frequently?
- Help! I’m Barking and Can’t be Quiet by Suzanne Hetts
- The Bark Stops Here by Terry Ryan

 

Does your dog jump on visitors, steal your lunch, or just need basic manners?
- Family Friendly Dog Training by Patricia McConnell & Aimee Moore
- Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller
- Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson

 

Are you pulling you hair out because your household has gone to the dogs? 
- Feeling Outnumbered by Patricia McConnell and Karen London
- Fight! by Jean Donaldson
- How Many Dogs? by Debby McMullen

 

Does your dog love to play with other dogs, but barks and lunges at other dogs when leashed?
- Feisty Fido by Patricia McConnell and Karen London
- Control Unleashed by Leslie McDevitt

 

Wonder what dogs are saying when they interact with one another?
- Visiting the Dog Park by Cheryl Smith
- Out and About with Your Dog by Sue Sternberg

 

Are you afraid to approach your dog when they are in possession of a bone or lying on their bed?
- Mine! by Jean Donaldson

 

Is your dog afraid of strangers?  Tuck their tail when visiting somewhere new?
- Cautious Canine by Patricia McConnell
- Help for Your Fearful Dog by Nicole Wilde

 

Does your dog pace or whine when you start getting ready for work?
- I’ll Be Home Soon by Patricia McConnell
- Don’t Leave Me by Nicole Wilde

 

Still having housetraining issues?
- Way to Go! by Patricia McConnell and Karen London

 

Do you think your dog may have A.D.D.?
- Chill out! by Nan Arthur
- Control Unleashed by Leslie McDevitt

 

Want a new energy outlet for your dog?
- Play with your Dog by Pat Miller
- Serious Fun- Play Like a Dog by Sue Sternberg
- Brain Games for Dogs by Claire Arrowsmith
- Play Together Stay Together by Patricia McConnell

 

Does living with kids and dogs feel like you’ve joined a 3-ring circus?
- Living with Kids and Dogs….without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar
- Raising Puppies and Kids Together by Pia Silvani and Lynn Eckhardt

 

You can find the listed books above at www.dogwise.com