Recommended products and resources from Waggin’ Tails Ranch

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Free Resources

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Treat Pouches and Treats

A treat pouch and great treats so you’re always ready to reward good behavior! 

 

Harnesses, Leashes and Collars

Body harnesses relief pressure off dogs necks. A well-fitted harness should also allow for freedom of shoulder movement.  

Food and Treat Dispensing Toys

Keep your pup busy and mentally challenged. Ditch the Dish! 

Chewies and Play 

YouTube Channels with Force Free trainers

That Dog Geek – good body language videos

DogKind – good husbandry videos and help for fearful and reactive dogs

Kikopup – loads of general training videos, for training geeks!

Dogs That, Susan Garrett – podcasts and videos

Recommended Reading

Life Skills for Puppies, Laying the Foundation for a Loving, Lasting Relationship. Helen Zulch and Daniel Mills, Veloce Publishing Ltd 2012

Puppy Training for Kids: Teaching Children the Responsibilities and Joys of Puppy Care, Training and Companionship.
Colleen Pelar, Barron’s Educational Series 2012

The Ultimate Guide to Dog Training: Puppy Training to Advanced Techniques Plus 50 Problem Behaviors Solved!
Teoti Anderson, i5press, 2014.

Getting Started: Clicker Training for Dogs.
Karen Pryor, Sunshine Books Inc, 2005

Train Your Dog Like a Pro.
Jean Donaldson, Turner Publishing 2010

Do Over Dogs – Give Your Dog a Second Chance for a First Class Life.
Pat Miller, Dogwise Publishing 2010

Feeling Outnumbered? How to Manage and Enjoy a Multi-dog Household 2nd Edition.
Patricia McConnell Ph.D, Karen London Ph.D. Dogwise Publishing 2008

Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy, Zazie Todd. Greystone Books 2020. This easy-to-read book distills the latest in canine science to help you make life happy for both you and your dog.

Culture Clash, Jean Donaldson.
Dog Wise Publishing 2013. This is one book I recommend to all clients and require all my staff to read. Debunks most of the myths we have about dogs and dog behavior and helps us understand dogs as dogs.

Dog Sense – The New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet.
John Bradshaw, Basic Books 2001. Not a “How-to” training book, John explains the evolution of dogs, why positive reinforcement training is the most effective way to traing and manage behavior, and encourages us to look at dogs as individuals rather than breed stereotypes.