SmartDog Reading and Resources

Video Learning Resources

Dominance and dogs (Steve Dale: Dominate Your Pets?)

Training with play (Steve Dale: Train with Healthy Play)

Print and Online Learning Resources

Before You Get Your Puppy (Ian Dunbar online link)

Properly Socializing Your Puppy – The Whole Dog Journal

Desperately Seeking Snoozing – How to Help Your Dog Relax (Karen Pryor online link)

  Learn how to send your dog to relax on a mat in our Essential Manners or Urban Dog classes!

14 Common Dog Behavior Myths Decoded (Vetstreet online link)

What’s Missing in Our Foundation Dog Training? (Susan Garrett How Good is Your Glue? online link)

“He Just Wants to Say ‘Hi’!” (for anyone whose dog has growled or snapped at an over-enthusiastic dog) (Susanne Clothier online link)

Pushy Puppy (pushypuppy 72KB PDF file)

Housetraining Tips (housetraining_tips 36KB PDF file)

Littlest Hobo (hoboforweb 28KB PDF file)

Brave New Puppy (bravenewpuppies 920KB PDF file)

How’d you do that (howdyoudo 132KB PDF file)

Brains over Brawn (brainsoverbrawn 920KB PDF file)

Recommended Reading

Culture Clash, Jean Donaldson
How to Teach an Old Dog New Tricks, Dr. Ian Dunbar
Power of Positive Dog Training, Pat Miller
The Other End of The Leash, Patricia McConnell PhD
Living with Kids and Dogs… Without Losing Your Mind, Colleen Pelar