On the bookshelf


McConnell, Patricia. The Other End of the Leash. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002.

Reid, Pamela. Excel-erated Learning. Berkley, CA: James & Kenneth Publishers 1996

Saunders, Blanche. Training You to Train Your Dog. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company Inc. 1952

Fisher, John. Dog Wise, The Natural Way to Train Your Dog. London: Souvenir Press 1992

Monks of New Skete. How to Be Your Dogs Best Friend. Boston: Little, Brown and Co. 1978

McConnell and London. Feisty Fido, Help for the Leash Reactive-Dog. Black earth, WI: McConnell Publishing, Ltd. 2009.

Wilson, Sylvia. Bark Busters, Solving Your Dog’s Behavioral Problems. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press 1997.

Volhard and Fisher. Training Your Dog, The Step-by-Step Guide. New York: Howell Book House, 1983.

McConnell, Patricia. How to be the Leader of the Pack… and Have Your Dog Love You for it! Black Earth, WI: McConnell Publishing Ltd. 2007

Kilcommons and Wilson. Metrodog, the Essential Guide to Raising Your Dog in the City. New York: Warner Books 2001.

Most, Konrad. Training Dogs, a Manual. Essex: The Anchor Press 1954

Wilmhurst, Cecil. Obedience Training for your Dog. New York: Dover Publications, 1955;.

Strickland, Winifred. Expert Obedience Training for Dogs. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 2003.

Lindsay, Steven. Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training Vol. 1-3. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 2000.

Kilkommons and Wilson. Good Owners, Great Dogs. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 1999.

Woodhouse, Barbara. No Bad Dogs. New York: Summit Books 1978.

Pearsall and Leeham. Dog Obedience Training. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1958.

Donaldson, Jean. The Culture Clash. Berkley: James & Kenneth Publishers. 1996.

Dunbar, Ian. Before & After Getting Your Puppy. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2004.

Koehler, William. The Koehler Method of Dog Training. New York: Howell Book House, 1962.

Dunbar, Ian. How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks. Berkley: James & Kenneth Publishers, 1991.

Rugaas, Turid. On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals. Wenatchee, WA: 1996.


Specialized Training

Johnson, Glen. Tracking Dog, Theory & Methods. Mechanicsburg, PA: Barkleigh Productions, Inc. 1975

Koehler, William. The Koehler Method of Guard Dog Training. New York: Howell Book House, 1962.

Gerritsen, Resi. K9 Personal Protection, a Manual for Training Reliable Protection Dogs. Calgary, Ablerta: Detselig Enterprises Ltd. 2002

Balabanov and Duet. Advanced Schutzhund. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 1999.

Bergin, Bonnie. Teach Your Dog to Read. London: Souvenir Press, 2006

Pfaffenberger, Clarence. The New Knowledge of Dog Behavior. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 1963.

Sundance, Kyra. 101 Dog Tricks. Beverly, MA: Quarry Books, 2007


Dog Breeds

Stephanitz. The German Shepherd in Word and Picture. Jenna, Germany: Anton Kämpfe 1925. Reprinted Wheat Ridge, CO: Hoflin Publishing 2009

The National Geographic Society, The National Geographic Book of Dogs. Washinton, DC: Lakeside Press, 1958.

Watson, James. The Dog Book. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & CO, 1912.

American Kennel Club. The Complete Dog Book. New York: Random House, 2006.

Fogle, Bruce. The New Encyclopedia of the Dog. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000.

Coile, D. Caroline. Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds. Hauppuage,NY: Barron’s, 2005.


The Dog’s Mind

Csányi, Vilmos. If Dogs Could Talk, Exploring the Canine Mind. New York: North Point Press 2000

Coren, Stanley. The Intelligence of Dogs. New York: Free Press, 1994.

Fogle, Bruce. The Dog’s Mind. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 1990.

Serpell, James. The Domestic Dog. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.



Harrington and Paquet EDTs. Wolves of the World, Perspectives of Behavior Ecology, and Conservation. Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Publications, 1982.

Mech, L. David. The Wolf, The Ecology and Behavior of an Endangered Species. Minneapolis, MN: First University Press, 1981.

Fox, MW. The Ways of the Wolf.  St. Louis, MO: Wild Canid Research & Survival Center 1975

Mech and Boitani Edts. Wolves. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.



McCurnin. Clinical Textbook for Veternary Technicians. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1985.

Elderedge, Carlson, Carlson and Giffin. Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 2007.

Millis, Levine and Taylor. Canine Rehabilitiation & Physical Therapy. St. Louis, MO: Saunders, 2004.

Hourderbaigt, Jean-Pierre. Canine Massage. Wenatchee, WA: Dogwise Publishing, 2004



McMains, Joel. Kennels and Kenneling. Hoboken, NJ: Howell Book House, 1994.



Lemish, Michael. War Dogs. Dulles, VA: Brassey’s INC, 1996.

Columella, Trans Forester and Heffner, Columella on Agriculture, books 5-9 Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,  1954.