Resources

Helping you pick the right pet:

  • The Right Dog For You: Choosing a Breed That Matches Your Personality, Family, and Lifestyle by Daniel F. Tortora, Ph.D. (1980) Fireside – Simon and Schuster, Inc.
  • The Perfect Puppy: How to Choose a Dog by its Behavior by Benjamin Hart, D.V.M., Lynette A. Hart (1997 – ninth printing). W.H. Freeman and Company.
  • Your Purebred Puppy: A Buyers Guide by Michele Lowell (1990). Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside.
  • The Perfect Puppy by Gwen Bailey (1995). Pleasantville, NY: The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.
Resources for understanding and training your dog:

  • Living With Kids and Dogs… Without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar, CPDT (2005). C & R Publishing, LLC.
  • Don’t Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor (1984). New York: Bantam Books.
  • Clicker Training for Dogs by Karen Pryor (1999). Waltham, MA: Sunshine Books, Inc.
  • The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson (1996). Berkeley, CA: James & Kenneth Publishers.
  • Dog Language: An Encyclopedia of Canine Behavior by Roger Abrantes (1997). Naperville, Illinois: Wakan Tanka Pulishers.
Did your pet eat something outside he shouldn’t have? Click on the link below to check out which plants may be toxic or not. Once there, you can also find signs to watch for after ingestion.

Want to help eliminate your pet’s anxiety during trips to the vet? Click on the links below to get useful tips and information for their visit.

Resources

Helping you pick the right pet:

  • The Right Dog For You: Choosing a Breed That Matches Your Personality, Family, and Lifestyle by Daniel F. Tortora, Ph.D. (1980) Fireside – Simon and Schuster, Inc.
  • The Perfect Puppy: How to Choose a Dog by its Behavior by Benjamin Hart, D.V.M., Lynette A. Hart (1997 – ninth printing). W.H. Freeman and Company.
  • Your Purebred Puppy: A Buyers Guide by Michele Lowell (1990). Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside.
  • The Perfect Puppy by Gwen Bailey (1995). Pleasantville, NY: The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.
Resources for understanding and training your dog:
  • Living With Kids and Dogs… Without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar, CPDT (2005). C & R Publishing, LLC.
  • Don’t Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor (1984). New York: Bantam Books.
  • Clicker Training for Dogs by Karen Pryor (1999). Waltham, MA: Sunshine Books, Inc.
  • The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson (1996). Berkeley, CA: James & Kenneth Publishers.
  • Dog Language: An Encyclopedia of Canine Behavior by Roger Abrantes (1997). Naperville, Illinois: Wakan Tanka Pulishers.

Did your pet eat something outside he shouldn’t have? Click on the link below to check out which plants may be toxic or not. Once there, you can also find signs to watch for after ingestion.

Want to help eliminate your pet’s anxiety during trips to the vet? Click on the links below to get useful tips and information for their visit.