TRAINING & BEHAVIOR
Learning how to communicate with and understand your dog is one of the keys to setting your new dog up for success.
VIDEOS – TRAINING IN ACTION, UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOR
DogStarDaily.com is a great place to find LOTS of videos on almost every topic featuring several different trainers including Dr. Ian Dunbar. You can learn about housetraining, crate training, problem behaviors, manners and more! Look through the drop-down menus under the website name/logo in red. For example:
Patricia McConnell’s website has videos by topic as well. For example:
GREAT BOOKS TO READ!
Anything written by Patricia McConnell, Jean Donaldson, Pat Miller or Dr. Ian Dunbar should be interesting, helpful and insightful. The first two are some of the most recommended books by dog trainers to help us understand our dogs.
The Other End of the Leash, by Patricia McConnell
Culture Clash, by Jean Donaldson
For the Love of a Dog, Patricia McConnell
Love Has No Age Limit, Patricia McConnell
The Power of Positive Dog Training - 2nd edition, by Pat Miller & Jean Donaldson
Train Your Dog Positively, by Victoria Stillwell
Control Unleashed, by Leslie McDevitt, MLA, CDBC, CPDT
PUPPY TRAINING RESOURCES
Looking to get a puppy? Be ready before they come home – check out these books, videos and more.
BEFORE You Get Your Puppy, Dr. Ian Dunbar – download this book for free at DogStarDaily.com
AFTER You Get Your Puppy, Dr. Ian Dunbar – download this book for free at DogStarDaily.com
Raising a Puppy – videos
Getting a Puppy books by Patricia McConnell, including “The Puppy Primer”
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE FOR OUR PHILOSOPHY
We are exclusively force-free, fear-free and pain-free: check out these videos, articles and more to learn why we only use effective, humane and science based training methods.
VIDEOS – WHY DOMINANCE THEORY IS NOT THE ANSWER
ARTICLES – THE ALPHA DOG MYTH