Recommended Reading

The following books are all excellent reading to help you with your new dog or puppy:
 
"Good Owners, Great Dogs"  by Brian Kilcommons (Click Here for Short Review)
"Child-Proofing Your Dog" by Brian Kilcommons
How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With "How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With"  by C. Rutherford & D. H. Nell
How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks "How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks"  by Ian Dunbar, DVM
cover_of_Fido_Come.jpg (6129 bytes) "Fido, Come!"  by Liz Palika (Click Here for Short Review)
cover_of_Dont_Shoot_the_Dog.gif (11254 bytes) "Don't Shoot the Dog!" by Karen Pryor (Click Here for Short Review)
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) Karen Pryor's Clicker Training Start-Up Kit
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "So your Dog's Not Lassie" by Betty Fisher/Suzanne Delzio
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "The Culture Clash" by Jean Donaldson
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "Think Dog" by John Fisher
cover_of_The_Dog_Who_Loved_Too_Much.gif (6317 bytes) "The Dog Who Loved Too Much" by Dr. Dodman  (Click Here for Short Review)
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "The Complete Idiot's Guide To A Well-Trained Dog" by Volhard
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "Help For Your Shy Dog" by Deborah Wood
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "Caninestein" by Betty Fisher/Suzanne Delzio
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "Choosing & Caring For A Shelter Dog" by Bob Christensen
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "Temperament Testing For Dogs In Shelters" by Sue Sternberg
(* or anything else by Sue)
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) Dogs are From Neptune - Jean Donaldson
Good on fear/anxiety problems, behavior, obedience, etc
Cover_of_Puppy_Preschool.jpg (25569 bytes) "Puppy Preschool" by John Ross and Barbara McKinney

Here's a couple of books for more information about Australian Shepherds:
cover_of_All_About_Aussies_from_A_to_Z.gif (14550 bytes) "All About Aussies: The Australian Shepherd from A to Z"  by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle
(Click Here for Short Review)
Cover_of_Australian_Shepherd_Champion_of_Versatility.gif (10678 bytes) "Australian Shepherd  Champion of Versatility"  by Liz Palika
(Click Here for Short Review)
redpaw.gif (152 bytes) "The Essential Australian Shepherd" - Consulting Editor - Ian Dunbar
Small inexpensive book with good info and tips

If you cannot find these books through your local book store, here is a toll-free number for a mail order business:
Dogwise @ 800-776-2665  - (a great place to find any animal related book!!) & their website: www.dogwise.com

And you might also try Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com

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