Sports, Training, &
K9 PERSONAL PROTECTION - A MANUAL FOR TRAINING RELIABLE PROTECTION DOGS
The successful training of a reliable
protection dog starts with good education and obedience training.
The authors advocate training that takes the dog's natural
capabilities and inclinations into account.
MANSTOPPER: TRAINING A CANINE GUARDIAN
An exciting look at how a canine
becomes a manstopper, and a guide to selecting a breed and
personality to suit your needs in a canine guardian.
TRAINING DOGS FOR PROTECTION WORK
Comprehensive guide to the selection
and training of dogs for protection work. Examines obedience,
protection and tracking, condemns the use of abusive techniques,
tackles popular misconceptions.
DER SCHUTZHUND (THE PROTECTION DOG)
Training of working dogs in Protection
Work. Gives equal consideration to the duties of handler, dog, and
helper; covers various drives and ethological terms, and the
methods through which dogs learn. There is also detailed
instruction on the practical aspects of training dogs in
SCHUTZHUND THEORY & TRAINING METHODS
Explains Schutzhund and its components
including philosophy and training techniques for all activities.
Overview of the sport.
DECOYS AND AGGRESSION: A POLICE K9 TRAINING MANUAL
How to understand canine paralanguage
and use your body to communicate with the dog. Different types of
natural dog aggression and how to use the dog's language to
trigger the useful types without being abusive.
A problem-solving approach to Level
III work that will help competitors bring their dogs to the
highest level. Deals with tracking, obedience and protection
individually, offers step-by-step solutions and operant
TRAINING THE BEHAVIOR - TIPS, TECHNIQUES AND THEORY FOR THE WORKING DOG TRAINER
Concepts and details needed to take a
working dog trainer to advanced levels of competition or
CLICK & PLAY AGILITY
Many agility folks have been asking
for a clicker training book focused on agility - and finally we
have one! Agility is a playful game. Dogs don't care if you win or
lose, they only care how you play the game. Not only does this
book tell you how, it also tell you why the click and play
training techniques work!
EXCELLING AT DOG AGILITY: BOOK 1, OBSTACLE TRAINING
State-of-the-art, step by step
instructions for training your dog to master each agility obstacle
with safety, fun and competitive excellence in mind.
EXCELLING AT DOG AGILITY, BOOK 2: SEQUENCE TRAINING
Follows Excelling at Dog Agility, Book
1, teaches you how to sequence smoothly from one obstacle to the
next, helps you develop a consistent set of cues for communicating
with your dog on the agility course. Includes detailed lesson
EXCELLING AT DOG AGILITY: BOOK 3, ADVANCED SKILLS TRAINING
Illustrates how to isolate and train
many of the higher-level skills necessary to successfully compete
at the most advanced levels of competition.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON DOG AGILITY TRAINING: SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS FOR IMPROVED AGILITY PERFORMANCE
For sensible answers to your agility
questions, Questions and Answers on Dog Agility Training is an
easy-to-use reference tool that allows competitors of any age or
experience level to make the most of their dog's natural talents.
THE RIGHT WAY THE FIRST TIME - TEACHING YOUR DOG KINDLY AND HUMANELY
Alana Stevenson's The Right Way the
First Time is a welcome addition to the chorus of positive dog
training. Alana's behavior modification approaches and training
techniques are very gentle and are based on how animals learn and
The author is the star of his own TV series, The Dog Whisperer.
This is Cesar Millan's first book.
BE THE PACK LEADER
Cesar Millan's second book, he takes
his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how
to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader
and use it to improve your dog's life - and your own.
DIVINE CANINE: THE MONKS' WAY TO A HAPPY, OBEDIENT DOG
entertaining, informative, and beautifully illustrated book,
Brother Christopher and the Monks of New Skete--renowned masters
in the art of raising and training dogs--walk readers through the
basics of obedience training.
FAMILY FRIENDLY DOG TRAINING - A SIX WEEK PROGRAM FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG
A six-week program to get people and
dogs off on the right paw! Includes trouble-shooting tips for what
to do when your dog doesn't respond as expected. This is a book
that many trainers will want their students to read.
WHEN PIGS FLY - TRAINING SUCCESS WITH IMPOSSIBLE DOGS
Some breeds of dogs and mixes have a reputation as impossible to
train. Hounds, terriers, and other breeds are often called
pig-headed and even untrainable. Learn these Pigs Fly methods and
take advantage of the natural strengths of these independent and
intelligent dogs. Help your dog become a wonderful companion or a
formidable canine athlete. Clicker and reward-based training that
is fun to use.
THE ONLY DOG TRAINING BOOK YOU'LL EVER NEED
From avoiding accidents to banishing
barking, the basics for raising a well-behaved dog.
HOW TO BE YOUR DOG'S BEST FRIEND, 2ND EDITION
revised and updated! Selection, behavior, training, problem
prevention/correction and competitive obedience...a favorite for
over 20 years!
POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT: TRAINING DOGS IN THE REAL WORLD
step-by-step guide to reliable obedience training, written in a
simple and informal style, using positive reinforcement instead of
punishment to teach your dog appropriate behavior.
LEADER OF THE PACK
If you have
unknowingly handed over the leadership of your pack to your dog,
here is a practical, straight-forward training book to help you
get back that leadership!
THE PUPPY WHISPERER - A COMPASSIONATE, NONVIOLENT GUIDE TO EARLY TRAINING AND CARE
the success of his book The Dog Whisperer, Paul Owens turns his
attention to puppies. In The Puppy Whisperer, Owens and his
protege Terence Cranendonk offer a compassionate step-by-step
guide to all things puppy.
THE WHOLE DOG JOURNAL HANDBOOK OF DOG AND PUPPY CARE AND TRAINING
advice on behavior and positive training techniques, guidance
about natural care and nutrition, and information about holistic
care such as chiropractic, herbal remedies, massage, acupuncture,
and homeopathy. It covers all aspects of canine health, including
cancer treatments, and most important of all, it focuses on how to
have fun with a dog. This book equips readers with the tools to
understand dogs, to encourage their physical and emotional
wellness, and to elicit their full potential and vitality--and to
do it naturally.
RAISING PUPPIES AND KIDS TOGETHER - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS
relationship between puppies and kids can be magical, but it can
become troublesome and even downright dangerous if proper behavior
is not taught from the start. Here, top trainers show you the best
training methods for a polite and well-mannered dog and also show
you important rules to teach your child.
KATHY SANTO'S DOG SENSE
you need to know about raising, training, and understanding the
dog in your life.
DOG TRAINING, A LIFELONG GUIDE
five of today's leading dog trainers (Terry Ryan, Sue Sternberg,
Donna Duford, Susan Garrett, Debi Davis) who use positive
reinforcement as the cornerstone of their training philosophies.
WHY DOES MY DOG...?
alphabetically by problem. Looks at what dogs do and why, and how
to change behavior without punishment. Fascinating!
CANINE BODY LANGUAGE, A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE
General Reference Book Award Winner, 2006! Never before has canine
body language been so thoroughly documented with photographs and
text. Hundreds of images in this almost 400 page book illustrate
the incredible variety of postures, behaviors and situations that
the typical dog either manifests or encounters in his day-to-day
DOGSPEAK: HOW TO UNDERSTAND YOUR DOG
language studies for the beginner or the younger owner! Everything
you need to communicate effectively with your dog, how to
understand his body language and how to respond so he understands
perceive the world; how they see, hear, learn, relate to owners.
Traces the evolution of the canine brain from its wolf ancestors.
Every dog owner should read this!
GENETICS AND THE SOCIAL BEHAVIOR OF THE DOG
Reprint of a
frequently requested classic! The only book to provide detailed
breed-specific information on inheritance as it relates to
THE DOG BEHAVIOR ANSWER BOOK
insights and proven solutions for your canine questions.
THE SECRET LIVES OF DOGS
reasons behind 52 mysterious canine behaviors! Reveals what dogs
think, how they feel, and how they see the world - and what you
can do to make them happier than ever.
BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DOGS
All veterinarians and
most dog owners should have this one! Here is the book
veterinarians refer to when solving challenging behavior problems.
Humane, efficient, and effective ways of dealing with negative
HOW TO RIGHT A DOG GONE WRONG: A ROADMAP FOR REHABILITATING AGGRESSIVE DOGS
Dennison's latest! A roadmap for rehabilitating any dog that has
aggressive tendencies, whether it is a puppy that shows aggression
when you remove the food bowl, a dog-aggressive dog that you are
afraid to walk in the park, or a dog that is aggressive towards
family and friends.
CLICK TO CALM: HEALING THE AGGRESSIVE DOG
More than 40
exercises in an easy-to-follow training recipe format, including
how to desensitize your dog to approaching stranger dogs; have
your dog perform canine calming signals, instead of aggressive
displays, on cue; use your own body language when under stress as
a cue for your dog to remain calm; and many more creative and
effective uses of managing behavior through clicker training.
THE DOG AGGRESSION WORKBOOK
interactive guide for guardians of dogs who behave aggressively.
The workbook presents a systematic and highly efficient and
effective, positive reinforcement-based approach to understanding,
assessing and changing aggressive behaviors in dogs.
DOG TO DOG COMMUNICATION - THE RIGHT WAY TO SOCIALIZE YOUR DOG
This is an easy-to-use handbook for those of us
who want to keep our four-legged friends safe and happy in any
social situation. In this fully illustrated guide, dog expert
Jamie Shaw explains to readers the natural and learned instincts
that form a dog’s temperament and then teaches us how to apply
the right kind of behavioral training methods to ensure a
dog-friendly dog that you'll no longer have to be embarrassed by.
STRESS IN DOGS - LEARN HOW DOGS SHOW STRESS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
Learn how to
identify and resolve more than 30 signs of stress in dogs and help
your dog live a longer, happier life. Includes dozens of full
SCAREDY DOG! UNDERSTANDING AND REHABILITATING YOUR REACTIVE DOG
appropriate term for dogs who growl at other dogs, lunge at
people, and bark at everything is "reactive." This book
helps the dedicated dog owner to understand what a reactive dog is
doing, why he's doing it, and how to help him to change it for the
better. Learn how to make the most of your reactive dog, and begin
your trek to a new and wonderful life with your pal! All positive