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Valuable Resources

Everyone loves a good dog read so we’ve listed some of our favorites:

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DOG TRAINING BOOKS

Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
Takes an honest look at the true nature of dogs and helps us understand how to improve our relationship with them by using training methods that appeal to the way dogs really think.

Before You Get Your Puppy by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Covers everything you need to consider before you choose a puppy and what to do with your new fluffy family member once you're home. Available as a free download at http://www.dogstardaily.com/free-downloads.

DOG BLOGS AND WEBSITES

Fearfuldogs' Blog by Debbie Jacobs (http://fearfuldogs.wordpress.com/)

Through her experience with Sunny, a fearful Border Collie rescued from a hoarding situation after Hurricane Katrina, Debbie shares her frank insight on how to rehab shy, reactive and fearful dogs.
Dog Star Daily (http://www.dogstardaily.com/)

Some of the best positive reinforcement trainers in the nation contribute to the blogs, training books, podcasts, and videos at this info packed website.


MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS

The Whole Dog Journal
From food, to illnesses, to training and fun this simple yet instructive journal covers it all in a reliable and entertaining way.


NOVELS

A Three Dog Life by Abigail Thomas
"Australian Aborigines slept with their dogs for warmth on cold nights, the coldest being a ‘three dog night.’" So starts this heart wrenching memoir of how the love of her dogs helped her cope and heal when faced with a life tradgedy.