Recommended Reading


All dogs

  • Don’t Shoot The Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor
  • Reaching the Animal Mind by Karen Pryor
  • The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
  • How Dogs Learn By Mary R. Burch, Ph.D. & Jon S. Bailey, Ph.D.
  • Control Unleashed by Leslie McDevitt
  • Dominance in Dogs Fact of Fiction? by Barry Eaton
  • “Stop!” How to control predatory chasing in dogs by David Ryan
  • Terrier-Centric Dog Training by Dawn Antonial-Mitchell
  • When Pigs Fly! by Jane Killion
  • The Thinking Dog Crossover to Clicker Training by Gail Tamases Fisher
  • In Defence of Dogs by John Bradshaw
  • Plenty in Life is Free by Kathy Sdao, ACAAB
  • How To Behave So Your Dog Behaves by Sophia Yin, D.V.M.


  • Fight! by Jean Donaldson
  • Mine! by Jean Donaldson
  • Click to Calm by Emma Parsons
  • Behaviour Adjustment Training-BAT for Fear, Frustration and Aggression in Dogs by Grisha Stewart
  • Oh Behave! Dogs from Pavlov to Premack to Pinker by Jean Donaldson
  • Chill Out Fido! by Nan Kene Arthur
  • Scaredy Dog! by Ali Brown
  • The Canine Separation Anxiety Workbook by James O’Heare
  • Empowerment Training by James O’Heare
  • Dominance Theory and Dogs by James O’Heare
  • The Canine Aggression Workbook by James O’Heare
  • Aggressive Behavior In Dogs by James O’Heare
  • Dog Aggression Workbook by James O’Heare
  • Changing Problem Behavior by James O’Heare

Diet, Health and Wellbeing

  • The Canine Thyroid Epidemic by W. Jean Dodds & Diana R. Laverdure
  • Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog by Wendy Volhard and Kerry Brown, D.V.M.
  • The Holistic Dog Book by Denise Flaime
  • What Vets Don’t Tell You About Vaccines by Catherine O’Driscoll
  • Shock to the System by Catherine O’Driscoll
  • Grow Your Pups With Bones by Dr. Ian Billinghurst
  • Give Your Dog A Bone by Dr. Ian Billinghurst
  • Raw Meaty Bones by Tom Lonsdale
  • Book of the Bitch by J.M. Evans & Kay White