Recommended Reading

graphic lineline

All the following books are available through Dogwise.com on the Internet, or by calling 1(800) 776-2665.


For Basic Training

  • Dog-Friendly Dog Training, Arden, 1999
  • Beginning Family Dog Training, McConnell, 1996
  • The Perfect Puppy, Bailey, 1995
  • Puppy Primer, Scidmore and McConnell, 1996
  • What All God Dogs Should Know, Volhard, 1991
  • Sirius Puppy Training, Dunbar, 1987 (Video)

Kids and Dogs

  • Raising Puppies and Kids Together: A Guide For Parents, Silvani and Eckhardt, 2005
  • Child-Proofing Your Dog, Kilcommons, 1994

Problem Solving and Prevention

  • The Bark Stops Here, Ryan, 2000
  • Help For Your Shy Dog, Wood, 1999
  • Cautious Canine: How To Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears, McConnell, 1998
  • Child-Proofing Your Dog, Kilcommons, 1994
  • Management Magic, Nelson and Pivar, 1997
  • The Toolbox for Remodeling Your Problem Dog, Ryan, 1998
  • How to be the Leader of the Pack, McConnell, 1996

Tricks Training

  • Take a Bow Wow--Fun and Functional Dog Tricks (Video), Broitman and Lippman, 1996
  • Take a Bow Wow Take 2 (Video), Broitman and Lippman, 1997
  • The Trick Is In the Training, Taunton and Smith, 1998

Clicker Training

  • Click and Fix and Click and Go, Jones, 1999 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
  • Karen Pryor's Clicker Training Startup Kit, Pryor 1996
  • Take a Bow Wow and Take a Bow Wow Take 2 (Videos), Broitman and Lippman


Understanding Your Dog

  • Culture Clash, Donaldson, 1996*
  • Don't Shoot the Dog, Pryor, 1984
  • The Other End of the Leash, McConnell, 2003
  • For the Love of a Dog, McConnell, 2006


* When we rule the world, no one will be allowed to own a dog until they have read this book.


Back to home




Private In-Home Training
Useful Links
Contact Us