We carry hundreds of dog training books, many quite academic and technical, but we do have quite a number that are suitable for trainers just getting started or to recommend to clients and friends who need a good foundation going forward.
Some of these we don't mention as often as we should but you should consider these as additional resources. As some customers tell us, if they find one good new idea in a book then its worth it!
Teaching your dog tricks will not only reveal more of your dog’s real personality, including hidden talents, it will also improve your pet’s behavior, reinforce socialization, prevent boredom and restlessness, and instill your pet with greater confidence.
Pepper Becoming humorously, tenderly, and sometimes painfully recounts the unlikely true story of two kindred souls -- a dog no one wanted and a man not interested in owning a dog-- helping each other navigate life's challenges. *Books, Barks and Banter Facebook group upcoming book!
In K9 Obedience Training, certified animal behavior consultant and veteran search and rescue (SAR) dog handler and trainer Susan Bulanda shares the secrets of building an effective obedience training program. SAR dogs need “thinking” obedience: they sometimes need to exercise intelligent disobedience in the field.
A beautiful new 256 page book with informative full color photos on almost every page, Citizen Canine goes way beyond the basic 10 steps of the Canine Good Citizen Test. Pick up a copy today for only $14.95.