Recommended Books

Decoding Your Dog

Written by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, this book offers insight into how dogs think, learn, and communicate to provide reasoning behind the latest veterinary-approved positive training methods. 

Birds For Dummies

by Gina Spadafori and Brian L. Speer, DVM

Contents:

  • Which bird is for you?
  • Caring for your bird properly
  • Keeping your bird healthy
  • Living happily with your bird
  • The part of tens – 10 Bird Myths, 10 Questions To Ask, 10 Must See Avian Websites, etc.

How To Raise A Puppy You Can Live With

Clarice Rutherford and David H. Neil, M.R.C.V.S.

Contents:

  • Choosing your puppy
  • Behavior: the environmental factor
  • The developmental period (the first three months)
  • The breeder’s responsibility
  • Puppy goes to a new home
  • Socialization continues (eight to sixteen weeks)
  • Domesticating your puppy
  • Development from three to six months
  • The importance of personality
  • Behavioral problems
  • The rewards of puppy training
  • The second six months

James Harriot Series

(for pleasure reading)

  • All Creatures Great and Small
  • All Things Bright and Beautiful
  • All Things Wise and Wonderful
  • The Lord God Made Them All
  • Every Living Thing
  • James Harriot’s Yorkshire
  • James Harriot’s Animal Stories
  • James Harriot’s Dog Stories
  • James Harriot’s Cat Stories
  • The Best of James Harriot