TV And Videos On Reward-Based Positive Training
Dr Ian Dunbar’s TED talk on dog-friendly training.
Victoria Stilwell’s It’s Me or the Dog on Animal Planet. A selection of short videos that illustrate a positive reinforcement approach to many different dog training problems.
Finding A Puppy
The American Humane Society’s article about Buying vs. Adopting A Puppy A quick read and great food for thought.
The New York Times: The Modern Kennel Conundrum, a long but wonderfully well-written and important article about breeding today.
- Teoti Anderson, Your Outta Control Puppy
- Dr Ian Dunbar, Before and After Getting Your Puppy
- Melissa Alexander, Click For Joy
- Karen Pryor, Don’t Shoot the Dog
- Jean Donaldson, The Culture Clash
- Patricia A McConnell, The Other End of The Leash
Debunking The Dominance Myth
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT): Dominance and Dog Training.
Pat Miller, CPDT, founder of Peaceable Paws, in The Bark: Accentuate the Positive—Research Validates Positive Reinforcement.
The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s (AVSAB) position statement on puppy socialization. (PDF 3.1MB).
Karen Pryor: Info and resources from one of the country’s leading experts in positive reinforcement animal training.
ASPCA extensive library of articles about canine behavior.