Recommended Books and Articles (under development)

Here is a list of books I can recommend in the area of Dog Training. Further down is also referrals and links to research done in the area.

  • Clicker Training - The 4 secrets of becoming a super trainer (Morten Egtvedt & Cecilie Koeste)
  • Don’t Shoot the Dog (Karen Pryor)
  • For the love of a dog (Patricia B. McConnell, PhD) – canine emotions and body language
  • How to be the Leader of the Pack: And have your dog love you for it! (Patricia B. McConnell, PhD), ISBN: 189176702X
  • Scaredy Dog! Understanding and Rehabilitating Your Reactive Dog (Ali Brown)
  • Therapy Dogs. Training your dog to reach others (Kathy Diamond Davis)
  • Clicker Training for Obedience (Morgan Spector)
  • Clicker Training for Your Horse (Alexandra Kurland)
  • Clicker Training for Cats (Karen Pryor)
  • The Culture Clash (Jean Donaldson)
  • Excel-erated learning - Explaining how dogs learn and how best to teach them (Pamela Reid, PhD)
  • How dogs learn (John S Bailey, PhD)
  • Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog (Scott & Fuller)
  • Handbook of Applied Dog Behavior and Training, Vol. 1, 2 and 3
  • When Pigs Fly - Training success with impossible dogs (Jane Killion)
  • Schutzhund obedience: training in drive (Sheila Booth)
  • Dog language (Roger Abrantes)
  • Rally-o: an introduction to rally style obedience, 2nd edition
  • The rally course book. A guide to AKC rally courses (Janice Dearth)
  • Feeling outnumbered? how to manage & enjoy a multi-dog household (Karen London, Patricia B. McConnell)
  • FIGHT! A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression (Jean Donaldson)
  • Dogs: a new understanding of canine origin, behavior, and evolution (Ray & Lorna Coppinger)
  • Dogs are from neptune (Jean Donaldson)
  • Click for Joy (Melissa C. Alexander)
  • Learning Games (Kay Laurence)
  • Play with your dog (Pat Miller)

Research within Dog Training