There’s tons of dog behavior and training information out there. Some is solid gold; some, frankly, is complete rubbish–and some is downright inhumane. How can you tell which is which? These are a few of my go-to resources. The list is short on purpose, to help you zero in on some of the best guidance around.
Your Dog’s Friend a non-profit supporting dog owners with free training classes & seminars plus reliable, informative articles and a useful blog
Fearful Dogs website a treasure trove of resources from expert Debbie Jacobs to help owners humanely and effectively rehabilitate their shy, scared pups.
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia McConnell, PhD
Dog Spies: The science behind the dog in your bed by Julie Hecht for Scientific American magazine
Decoding your Pet: Veterinary behavior experts reveal why pets behave the way they do for Psychology Today magazine