We've been talking about the current popularity of puppy books, the demand for which really took off last March as people began to work from home and kids stayed home from school. We've noted in the mainstream press the use of the term "pandemic puppies" recently - focused on the numbers of puppies being adopted and more recently articles on the costs of dog ownership, problems that might arise, and people are realizing they may have made the wrong decision.
Housetraining Adult Dogs and Puppies, new from popular author/researcher James O'Heare.
Many trainers who work with new dog owners are probably having to deal with such issues in your businesses. While we have mentioned some of these books before, if you need to refer a client to a good book or DVD or need one yourself, these are good choices:
Puppy Culture - The Powerful First 12 Weeks DVD featuring Jane Killion.
Puppy Primer 2nd edition by Patricia McConnell and Brenda Scidmore.
Perfect Puppy in 7 Days by Sophia Yin.
Before and After You Get Your Puppy by Ian Dunbar.
The Puppy Survival Guide and Small Paws by Sarah Whitehead.
Hard to House Train by Peggy Swager.