Fancy some reading material? Feel free to post suggestions for additions to this list Books Recommended authors Susanne Clothier Pippa Mattinson Patricia McConnell Turid Rugaas Body language Canine Body Language by Brenda Aloff Lots of photos and explanations, expensive but worth it. Doggie Language by Lili Chin On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas Barking, the Sound of a Language by Turid Rugaas Understanding your dog: Behaviour and the underlying science Dogs in Mind by Jackie Drakeford Gives an insight into what dogs are thinking, and why they do what they do. Dog Secrets by David Ryan What your dog wishes you knew Clever Dog by Sarah Whitehead Understand what your dog is telling you The House Lurcher by Jackie Drakeford How to cope with that mysterious sighthound temperament in a domestic environment... Learning and Behavior 7th Edition by Paul Chance The science underlying learning and behaviour. The writing style and depth is very good for an introductory text book. How to Think Straight about Psychology by Keith Stanovich Not actually a psychology book, but a book about what science is, what that means etc. How Dogs Learn by Mary R. Burch and Jon S. Bailey Clear explanation of the priciples of learning, operant conditioning etc, with examples. Oh Behave! Dogs from Pavlov to Premack to Pinker by Jean Donaldson Readers will be challenged to think, to learn how to separate fact from myth, and evaluate the variety training methods currently being espoused in the popular media. In Defence of Dogs: Why Dogs Need Our Understanding by John Bradshaw Overturns some common myths about dogs' emotions and behaviour, explains how dogs evolved, and why they are not ‘wolves in dogs’ clothing’. The Secret Language of Dogs by Victoria Stillwell Training I’ll Be Home Soon by Patricia McConnell How to prevent and cure separation anxiety. Mine! by Jean Donaldson Guide to understanding and curing resource guarding. Total Recall by Pippa Mattinson Reward-based recall training. Puppies The Puppy Primer by Patricia McConnell Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy by Steve Mann Choosing the Perfect Puppy by Pippa Mattinson The Happy Puppy Handbook by Pippa Mattinson The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Puppy by Victorial Stillwell Health and diet Honey's Natural Feeding Handbook for Dogs by Jonathan Self A guide to raw dog diets, written by the experts at Honey’s Real Dog Food Co. Running Dog Maintenance by Penny Taylor The equivalent of a Haynes Manual for lurchers and sighthounds, though much will apply to other breeds/types. Internet resources Emma Judson’s Canine Consultants blog: https://www.thecanineconsultants.co.uk/blog Kikopup on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=kikopup Victoria Stillwell: The Official Victoria Stilwell Website There are some great articles under 'Dog Training', 'Dog Behavior' and 'Dog Wellness'.