Read & Learn

Monique’s Recommended Reading  

I will post descriptions and reviews as the site becomes more fully developed.

AVSAB Position Statements on dominance, socialization and punishment

Magick, Zora and Paddy

Low stress handling, restraint & behavior modification of dogs & cats by Sophia Yin

When Pigs Fly! Training Success with Impossible Dogs by Jane Killion

How Dogs Learn by Mary Burch and Jon Bailey

How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves by Dr. Sophia Yin

Oh Behave! Dogs from Pavlov to Premack to Pinker by Jean Donaldson

Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson

Mine! by Jean Donaldson

The Other End of the Leash by Dr. Patricia McConnell

Feisty Fido, I’ll Be Home Soon, The Cautious Canine and many other pamphlets by Dr. Patricia McConnell

Carrots and Sticks: Principles of animal behavior training by McGravy and Boakes

Canine Behavior, Evolution & Cognition by Adam Miklosi

The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog by Terry Ryan

The Toolbox for Remodeling Your Problem Dog by Terry Ryan

Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog by Kenneth Martin, DVM DACVB  and Debbie Martin, LVT, VTS (Behavior)

Canine Body Language, a Photographic Guide by Brenda Aloff

Calming Signals: On Talking Terms with Dogs by Turrid Rugaas

Reaching the Animal Mind by Karen Pryor

Lads Before the Wind by Karen Pryor

Don’t Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor

The Kinderpuppy Course by Dr. Jennifer Messner

Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog by Scott and Fuller


Monique’s Favorite Blogs:

Dr. Sophia Yin

Jean Donaldson

Patricia McConnell

Andrea Dexter – AgilityFlix

Terry Ryan – Legacy

Michael Baugh

Grisha Stewart – Ahimsa Dog Training

Karen Pryor Clickertraining

Reading Lists from Other Sources:

The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians

The Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians