Recommended Reading (or viewing)

 

VACCINE/HEALTH INFORMATION:

Vaccines:  Please read the links below:

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2013/07/03/new-pet-vaccination-protocol.aspx 

Vets on Vaccines (if this link doesn't work, click here:)
http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/vets-on-vaccines/ 
http://tinyurl.com/k6rnhu5

Why I don't remove dewclaws:
http://www.caninesports.com/DewClawExplanation.pdf

Danger of taking in too much water:
http://thebark.com/content/danger-water-intoxication

Pet CPR:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AFrUiRIeVo 

http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/12-dog-health-emergencies-immediate-veterinary-attention-ask-a-vet 

FOOD:

http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/

http://www.thedogpress.com/SideEffects/GMO-Food-Controversy_Beaulieu&Amble137.asp

 

 

TRAINING - BEHAVIOR - RAISING PUPPY:

These books can be gotten from www.dogwise.com or www.amazon.com 

Before You Get Your Puppy - Ian Dunbar, free download
After you get your Puppy - Ian Dunbar, free download

PUPPY PRIMER, 2ND EDITION

Any and everything you can, by Patricia McConnell Ph.D .  Type in her name in the search box at Dogwise.
Puppy Primer, For The Love of a Dog, The Other End of the Leash, Family Friendly Dog Training-6-Week Program to name a few.
or from her own website:
http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/category/dog-training-books

Other books I strongly recommend:

ANOTHER PIECE OF THE PUZZLE - PUPPY DEVELOPMENT

ON TALKING TERMS WITH DOGS - CALMING SIGNALS, 2ND EDITION

THE WHOLE DOG JOURNAL HANDBOOK OF DOG AND PUPPY CARE AND TRAINING

CULTURE CLASH - Jean Donaldson

QUICK & EASY CRATE TRAINING

RAISING PUPPIES AND KIDS TOGETHER - A GUIDE FOR PARENTS

http://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/14_7/features/Reward-Based-Training-Without-Treats_20304-1.html

http://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues/14_11/features/If-Your-Dog-Hates-His-Crate_20388-1.html?s=FB122313 

Dangers:

http://preventpetsuffocation.com/

http://fearfuldogs.com/acepromazine/ 
 

Introducing new puppy to existing household dog:  http://positively.com/files/VS-New-York-ResidentResident-May2013-PG1.jpg 

DVDs
These are great, especially to help you understand and see things like clicker training in action

NEW PUPPY! NOW WHAT? DVD

PUPPY LOVE - RAISE YOUR DOG THE CLICKER WAY DVD

THE HOW OF BOW WOW - BUILDING, PROOFING AND POLISHING BEHAVIORS DVD

THE SHAPE OF BOW WOW DVD - SHAPING BEHAVIORS AND ADDING CUES

If you are considering any DOG SPORTS, these are a MUST  (and are really good even if you're not):

BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PERFORMANCE (book)

CRATE GAMES - FOR SELF CONTROL AND MOTIVATION DVD

CONTROL UNLEASHED - CREATING A FOCUSED AND CONFIDENT DOG

Other GREAT Books/Info:

HOW TO BE THE LEADER OF THE PACK - AND HAVE YOUR DOG LOVE YOU FOR IT!

MINE! - A GUIDE TO RESOURCE GUARDING IN DOGS
(For dogs who guard/possessive of things like food, toys, etc)
http://www.diamondsintheruff.com/RG.html  

For dogs who stress or are fearful:

CAUTIOUS CANINE - HOW TO HELP DOGS CONQUER THEIR FEARS, 2ND EDITION