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Old 01-17-2013, 11:54 AM
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I need some dog training books for the library. What would you like to see available for novices to check out? We are submitting a book order at 2pm central.

Thanks for your recommendations!
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:56 AM
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Culture Clash!! Definitely changed the way I looked at dogs AND their training!

That would be number one on my list
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:31 PM
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"Power of Positive Dog Training" by Pat Miller
"Clicking with Your Dog" by Peggy Tilman
"Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out: Training Crazy Dogs from Over the Top to Under Control" by Laura VanArendonk Baugh (brand new, but a friend of mine said it's basically a simpler CU that would be ideal for pet owners)
"Before and After You Get Your Puppy" by Ian Dunbar
"I'll be Home Soon" by Patricia McConnell
"Cautious Canine" by Patricia McConnell
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OK, here is the list I'm submitting. Hopefully our distributor will have some of them.

The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia B. McConnell

Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How to Start Your Puppy Off Right by Sophia Yin

How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With by Clarice Rutherford and David H. Neil

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

Train Your Dog Positively: Understand Your Dog and Solve Common Behavior Problems Including Separation Anxiety, Excessive Barking, Aggression, Housetraining, Leash Pulling, and More! by Victoria Stilwell

101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy

The Culture Clash: A Revolutionary New Way to Understanding the Relationship Between Humans and Domestic Dogs by Jean Donaldson

Train Your Dog Like a Pro by Jean Donaldson

Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller

Cautious Canine by Patricia McConnell
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This one (I also mentioned on Facebook):


http://www.amazon.com/How-Behave-You...ur+dog+behaves

And I also like this one, you DO need a basic understanding of clicker training, but it's SO simple, fun, and easy to follow as it's mostly illustrations:

http://www.amazon.com/Clicking-Your-...ds=dog+clicker
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