|Karen Pryor's "DON'T SHOOT THE DOG!" - The New Art of Teaching and Training
This is your gateway to more effective teaching and training with **positive** reinforcement. The award-winning Bantam paperback, "Don't Shoot the Dog!", has helped tens of thousands of parents, care givers, employers, animal trainers, and pet owners to find better ways to teach behavior, without the drawbacks of force and punishment. To learn more, please enjoy exploring her web site!
You can order clickers, books on clicker training, and videos on clicker training on her site. Her seminar schedule is also listed.
|rec.pets.dogs FAQ Homepage / BEHAVIOR: UNDERSTANDING AND MODIFYING
Cindy Tittle Moore has done an excellent job of writing up a lot of the good basic stuff you need for behavior modification for your dog. There is a lot of really good dog info of other kinds on this page, too!
|BEHAVIOR RX - PET BEHAVIOR RESOURCES
This site covers both dogs and cats and has several Cases of the Month and a Pet BehavioRx Newsletter which provide some invaluable training advice. They publish booklets on all kinds of training problems, and they even offer you personal consultations for training problems (for a reasonable fee) via email with their BehavioRx Problem Diagnosis and Corrections Service. I found the article on "How Dogs Think..." particularly helpful. And there are even more goodies on this site--go look!
|BEHAVIOR PROBLEM - CANINE AGGRESSION
Michael Richards, DVM, answers questions on aggressive behavior in dogs.
|rec.pets.dogs FAQ Homepage / CRATING YOUR DOG
Cindy Tittle Moore has written an excellent page on crate training. This is very useful information for puppy training! There is also a ton of good info on other dog subjects on these pages.