Cheryl May's Dog Behavior and Basic
The Education of Lacy Training diary from the first
six weeks of my young German shepherd dog
How to be the leader your dog needs
Basic Obedience -- The Down
Basic Obedience -- The Recall
Basic Obedience -- The Sit
Teaching Your Dog to do Tricks
How to Succeed in Basic Obedience Class ... by
Questions and answers about training and
Books on Clicker Training
If you decide to compete ... Do's and Don't's for Obedience
Quick Fixes for Obedience Scores
Conquer Ring Nerves!
Survey: Dog Trainers Consider Their Dogs a Part
of the Family
Overcoming Shyness in Dogs
Books on Competitive Obedience
Behavior links, behavior articles and books
articles from the San Francisco SPCA, by the wonderful Jean Donaldson.
This site has advice on many behavior problems.
Nothing in Life is
Free compiled by Lynda Oleksuk
This is a valuable program for behavior modification for shy or
aggressive dogs. I also recommend Patricia McConnell's booklet, "How to
be the Leader of the Pack. It's easy to read and
inexpensive to purchase. Don't miss McConnell's Web site.
Overcoming Shyness in Dogs - an article I
wrote based on personal experience with my shy and fearful blue
merle sheltie, Spike
Dr. Sophia Yin's Web site
is a wonderful resource for trainers who want to use operant and classical
conditioning to solve their pet's behavior problems. Dr. Yin has posted
many excellent articles, but the best part of her Web site is the video
section where you can watch training problems being solved. Excellent
Scott's Web site
Click on "Pat's articles" for excellent articles on training and
behavior. Pat teaches classes and gives private consultations in Nebraska.
Bridge and target training.
Home page of Kayce Cover and information on her innovative training
method, which goes beyond clicker training to enhance communication
between humans and animals.
Dee Dee Rose's Web
site Dee Dee has several articles on common behavior problems. Scroll
down. Dee Dee teaches basic obedience classes and gives private
competition lessons in Kansas. Recommended!
home page. Click on "behavior" for sound advice on solving behavior
problems. Dr. Hunthausen's office is in the Kansas City area. He is an
outstanding veterinary behaviorist. Recommended!
and crate training Articles by Leah Spitzer. She also has articles
on chewing and
Clothier's collection of articles
aggression Excellent article on dealing with a pup or dog that is
defensive about food or objects.
Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson's
site with many excellent articles on behavior and training.
Pet behavior advice from
Denver Dumb Friends League.
Karen Pryor's home
page. Lots of articles and information from the author of
"Don't Shoot the Dog" and other classics.
Web page and mailing list. Excellent resource on operant conditioning and
use of clickers to train behaviors.
Doggie Door to Canine
Behavior This site has masses of helpful information on solving
behavior and training problems.
Behavior Resources. Don't miss his Guide to Selecting a
A Non-Verbal Link to Canine Communication by William Campbell.
Clothier's articles on behavior and training.
testing for German Shepherd dogs.
in Charge Here? A Lesson in Becoming Alpha, by Vicki DeGruy,another
excellent article on establishing Alpha position in
Do You Think YOUR Dog Has an Aggression Problem?
This is a brief article I wrote with a few basic tips on things to do to
begin working on solving an aggression problem.
Dog Keeper page Articles on solving problems using the principles of
operant conditioning. From the clicker training list.
Dr. P's Dog
page This is an excellent resource with links to a wide variety of
I.M.P.R.O.V. Obedience Impromptu Multifarious Performance Requiring
Obedience and Versatility. Fun and challenging.
Books on Behavior/Body
Animal Behavior magazine
Animal Behaviour Science journal.
ARF - Animal
Reinforcement Forum ARF is a mailing list for students and
practitioners across the globe in animal training and behavior
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