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 recommended reading

 most books available to purchase at spencer’s shop @ dbf

basic manners + puppies

bones would rain from the sky, deepening our relationships with our dogs
by suzanne clothier
decoding your dog
by the amerian college of veterinary behaviorists
perfect puppy in 7 days
by sophia yin
positive perspectives: love your dog, train your dog
by pat miller
puppy socialization: an insider’s guide to dog behavioral fitness
by caryl wolff
the loved dog
by tamar geller
the official ahimsa dog training manual: a practical, force-free guide to problem solving and manners
by grisha stewart
the other end of the leash
by patricia mcconnell
the power of positive dog training
by pat miller
the puppy primer
by brenda scidmore and patricia mcconnell
way to go
by karen b. london, ph.d. and patricia b. mcconnell, ph.d.

kids + dogs

tails are not for pulling
by elizabeth verdick and marieka heinlan

resource guarding

by jean donaldson

separation anxiety

i’ll be home soon! how to prevent and treat separation anxiety
by patricia b. mcconnell