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Recommended Reading & Digital Education

BOOKS: Puppy Rearing

The Breeder's Guide to Raising Superstar Dog, by Jerry Hope

When your puppy goes home with you, by Jerry Hope

After You Get Your Puppy, by Dr. Ian Dunbar
A puppy book that explains the puppy's perspective.

Another Piece of the Puzzle: Puppy Development, by Pat Hastings & Erin Ann Rouse
A good overview of developmental stages plus some great articles on raising puppies.

Purely Positive Training, by Sheila Booth
A detailed book on positive motivational methods suited to anyone interested in training a Belgian puppy for dog sports.

Building Blocks for Performance, by Bobbie Anderson
An excellent book on preparing a puppy for dog sports, with methods on how to use play to build motivation and drive.

Control Unleashed, by Leslie McDevitt
If you have a dog that gets over-stimulated in class/at trials or has distraction or focus issues this book will help.

Control Unleashed: The Puppy Program, by Leslie McDevitt
How to avoid future issues by teaching your puppy self control and other foundation behaviors. Prepare your puppy to stay focused in stimulating performance environments like agility trials. This is a must read book if you plan to do performance sports!

Sitstay's Getting Started Clicking Package
A great beginner's package; includes The How of Bow Wow and Getting Started Clicker Training, plus clickers and treats.

BOOKS: Behavior/Training Theory

Books by Brenda Aloff

Please Don't Shoot the Dog, by Karen Pryor
A really fun read. The bible of reinforcement training (basic to clicker techniques), with insights into both animal and human behavior.

I'll Be Home Soon! How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety, by Patricia McConnell
A very helpful, easy to read, and inexpensive booklet full of great ideas for keeping your puppy happy while you are gone.

The Other End of the Leash, by Patricia McConnell
The relationship between humans and dogs and techniques for communicating better with our dogs, what to do and what to avoid.

Click to Calm, by Emma Parsons
I f you have a high drive Belgian thats lunge and barks in class/at trials this book can help. The same techniques used for aggression issues work fabulously for teenage Belgians who behave aggressively from over-excitement (rather than from actual aggression). Wonderful techniques, easy to follow.

Schutzhund Obedience: Training in Drive, by Sheila Booth with Gottfried Dildei Teach your dog to enjoy working, a useful book for any type of performance activity, with a great description of types of drives.

Click to Win, by Karen Pryor How to begin preparing your puppy for the show ring using clicker techniques.

The Culture Clash, by Jean Donaldson An interesting read and great help in understanding dog behavior.

BOOKS: Veterinary Notes

An Anesthetic Primer for the Belgian Owner, by Libbye Miller DVM
This online article by veterinarian and Tervuren breeder Dr. Libbye should be required reading for Belgian owners. Be educated about Belgians and drug sensitivities before you go to your vet.

BOOKS: Training - Tracking/Trailing

The Audible Nose by Judi Adler
Use this book to begin tracking with your puppy in your own backyard. Order only from Sweetbay