Recommended Reading

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TRACKING & SCENT WORK

The Dog’s Sense of Smell (pdf)

How Many Footsteps to Determine Track Direction (pdf)

Behavior of Dogs During Olfactory Tracking


“Following Ghosts” by John Rice Flying Dog Press  Dogwise Amazon.ca

“Scent and the Scenting Dog” by William Syrotuck Dogwise Amazon.ca

“Tracking Dog:  Theory and Methods” by Glen R. Johnson   Dogwise Amazon.ca


TRAINING

DOMINANCE IN DOGS: FACT OR FICTION? by Barry Eaton Amazon.ca  Dogwise.com

Reaching the Animal Mind by Karen Pryor

Suzanne Clothier’s  Free Online Articles (A must read!)

Dog Star Daily, Free book and article downloads

SF SPCA library Online articles

Bones Would Rain From The Sky – Deepening Our Relationships With Dogs, Suzanne Clothier

On Talking Terms with Dogs – Calming Signals, Turid Rugaas

Don’t Shoot the Dog! by Karen Pryor

The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog by Terry Ryan Amazon.ca  Dogwise.com

Please also see THIS LIST of recommended titles from Dogwise.com 


DOMINANCE MYTH – Online articles

Debunking Dominance Theory

Debunking the Dominance Myth

From the Dog’s Point of View

What about the Dog Whisperer  (You may scroll to top of page for the full article)

Reconsidering the Dominance Model in Dog Training

Position Statement on the Use of Dominance by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior

Alpha Status, Dominance, and Division of Labor in Wolf Packs


NUTRITION

Food Pets Die For

Deciphering Dog Food Labels

Optimal Nutrition – Raw and Cooked Canine Diets:The Next Level

HEALTH

Dr. Pitcairn’s New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Your Athletic Dog, Suzanne Clothier

Bach Flower Remedies for Animals (Dogwise)

Homeopathic Care for Cats and Dogs (Dogwise)

Getting in TTouch with your Dog (Dogwise)

Energy Healing for Dogs, Nicole Wilde

THE CANINE THYROID EPIDEMIC by Dr. Jean Dodds & Diana Laverdure


OTHER

The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff  (A must read) (Dogwise)

The view From The Oak (National Book Award winner)


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