Recommended Resources

Reading and listening and visiting the following books, podcasts, and websites is highly recommended for anyone in the dog training field. (Please let Kerry know if you have additions to this list!)


The Culture Clash
by Jean Donaldson
Excel-erated Learning
by Pamela Reid
Don't Shoot the Dog
by Karen Pryor
Meet Your Dog: The Game-Changing Guide to Understanding Your Dog's Behavior
by Kim Brophey
Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior and Evolution
by Raymond Coppinger
Before You Get Your Puppy and After You Get Your Puppy
by Ian Dunbar
On Talking Terms With Dogs - Calming Signals
by Turid Rugaas
The Other End of the Leash
by Patricia B. McConnell
The Evolution of Canine Social Behavior
by Roger Abrantes
Control Unleashed
by Leslie McDevitt
Doggie Language
by Lily Chin
Awesome Obedience: A Positive Training Plan for Competition Success
by Hannah Branigan
The Eye of the Trainer: Animal Training, Transformation, and Trust
by Ken Ramirez
Click to Calm: Healing the Aggressive Dog
by Emma Parsons
Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0
by Grisha Stewart
Fight! A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression
by Jean Donaldson
Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs
by Jean Donaldson
Help For Your Fearful Dog: A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Your Dog Conquer His Fears
by Nicole Wilde


Drinking from the Toilet: A Dog Training Podcast for Serious Behavior Nerds
Training Tidbits: The Animal Training Academy Podcast
The Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast


Dr. Karen Overall’s Relaxation Protocol
Pet Professionals Guild
Association for Professional Dog Trainers
Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
Whole Dog Academy
The Academy for Dog Trainers
Karen Pryor Academy
Fenzi Dog Sports Academy
Dog Star Daily