Recommended Reading

Are you looking for a new animal book to read?

This is our recommended reading list

Note these are not your typical how-to training or behavior problem books. These are books that help you understand the intricate and fascinating animal world and will help you understand your dog better too which in turn improves your training with your animals.

The first three books are must reads for every dog enthusiast and dog owner

These are books that we have read ourselves and give two-paws up to:

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“Dominance in Dogs: Fact or Fiction?” ~Barry Eaton

“Barking: The Sound of a Language”
~Turid Rugaas

“Calming Signals: What your Dog Tells You”
~Turid Rugaas

“The Other End of the Leash”
~Patricia McConnell

Animals in Translation
~Temple Grandin

Animals Make Us Human
~Temple Grandin

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“Bones would Rain from the Sky”
~Suzanne Clothier

Pukka’s Promise
~Ted Kerasote

“Shy Boy”
~Monty Roberts

“For the Love of a Dog”
~Patricia McConnell

Animal Documentaries


BCC’s Documentary “Pedigree Dogs Exposed


Blackfish-available for viewing on Netflix

Other Non-Animal Recommended Resources


Fed Up

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

The Big Short

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