The New England Dog Training Club has a collection of dog training books on both behavior and obedience to share with members.  Members may borrow books by sending an email request to librarian@nedtc.org and picking up their book at the club.

Books Available

 

NEDTC Library List (updated 1/10/10)

 

*APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) Recommended

 

Training and Behavior

 

Arnold, Terri "Steppin' Up to Success- Books 1, 2 and 3" 1999

 

Bailey, Gwen "The Perfect Puppy" 1995 *

 

Bauman, Diane “Beyond Basic Dog Training” 1986

 

Benjamin, Carol Lea “Second Hand Dog- How to Turn Yours into a First Rate Pet” 1988

                        "Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence, A Positive Training Program" 1993

 

Burnham, Patricia Gail “Playtraining Your Dog” 1980

 

Clothier, Suzanne "Understanding and Teaching Self Control" 1996

                        "Body Posture and Emotions" 1996

 

Coren, Stanley "The Intelligence of Dogs" 1994

 

Dunbar, Ian “Dog Behavior- Why Dogs Do What They Do” 1979

                        “Dr. Dunbar’s Good Little Dog Book” 1992 *

                        “Behavior Booklets (9)-  “Housetraining”, “Housetraining Supplement”, “Chewing”, “Socialization”,                                     “Digging”, “Fearfulness”, “Barking”, “Preventing Aggression”, “Fighting” 1985

 

Evans, Job Michael “The Evans Guide for Civilized City Canines” 1988

 

Fisher, John “Dogwise- the Natural Way to Train Your Dog” 1992

 

Fraser, Jacqueline and Ammen, Amy “Dual Ring Dog- Successful Training for Both Conformation and Obedience Competition” 1991

 

Haggerty, Arthur and Benjamin, Carol Lea Benjamin “Dog Tricks” 1978

 

Hodgson, Sarah "Puppies for Dummies"

 

Johnson, Nancy E. “Everyday Dog- Training Your Dog to be the Companion You Want” 1990

 

Kalstone, Shirlee “How to Housetrain Your Dog in 7 Days” 1985

 

Kilcommons, Brian "Good Owners, Great Dogs" 1999

 

Koehler, William “The Koehler Method of Dog Training” 1962

 

McConnell, Patricia “The Other End of the Leash” 2002 *

                        "Beginning Family Dog Training" 2003

                        "Puppy Primer" 2005

                        "The Cautious Canine" 2005 *

                        "Feeling Outnumbered?" 2001 *

                        "Feisty Fido" 2003 *

                        "Way to Go!" 2003 *

                        "How to be the Leader of the Pack" 2002 *

                        "I'll be Home Soon!" 2000 *

                        "The Fastidious Feline" 1998

                        DVD's listed below

 

McDevitt, Leslie "Control Unleashed" 2007 (also have DVD)

 

McLennan, Bardi "Dogs and Kids" 1993

 

Miller, Pat "The Power of Positive Dog Training" 2001 *

 

Moore, Arden "The Dog Behavior Answer Book" 2006

 

Morgan, Lonnie "Flyball, A Dog Sport for Everyone" 1990

 

Morsell, Curt “Training Your Dog to Win Obedience Titles” 1976

 

Pryor, Karen “Don’t Shoot the Dog” 1984 *

                        "A Dog and A Dolphin" 1996

 

Rutherford, Clarice "How to Raise a Puppy You can Live With" 1999

 

Saunders, Blanche “The Complete Novice Obedience Course” 1958

 

Saunders, Blanche “The Complete Open Obedience Course” 1961

 

Scott, John Paul and Fuller, John L. “Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog” 1965

 

Seranne, Anne “All About Small Dogs in the Big City” 1975

 

Smith, Marsha "Building a Bridge from Training to Testing" 2005

 

Spector, Morgan “Clicker Training for Obedience” 1999

 

Spooner, Fred “Home Obedience Training” 1947

 

Tossutti, Hans “Companion Dog Training” 1942. Started the precursor of NEDTC, has picture of first NEDTC class.

 

Tracking Club of Massachusetts “Tracking!- A Practical Guide for TD and TDX” 2003

 

Volhard, Jack and Wendy “The Canine Good Citizen: Every Dog Can Be One” 1997

 

Volhard, Joachim and Fisher, Gail Tamases “Training Your Dog- the Step by Step Method” 1983

 

Woodhouse, Barbara “Dog Training My Way” 1972

 

Dogs: General Interest, Fiction, Essay Collections

 

AKC, assorted publications

 

Baker, Stephen “Games Dogs Play” 1979

 

Breen, John, ed. “Who’s Who of Dogs- Extaordinary Lives of Ordinary Dogs”

 

Brucker, Jeff and Betty "Preparation and Presentation of the Show Dog" 1982

 

Caras, Roger A. “Going for the Blue” 2001

 

Coile, Caroline "The Dog Breed Bible" 2007

 

Combe, Iris “Herding Dogs- Their Origins and Development in Britain” 1987

 

Conant, Susan "Dead and Doggone" 1990

 

Dye, Dan "Amazing Gracie" 2000

 

Elliott, Rachel Page “Dogsteps” 1983

 

Fisher, Betty and Delzio, Suzanne “Caninestein” 1997

 

Grossman, Dr. Alvin "The Great American Dog Show Game"

 

Herriot, James “All Creatures Great and Small” 1972

                        “All Things Bright and Beautiful” 1974

                        “All Things Wise and Wonderful” 1977

                        “The Lord God Made Them All” 1981

                        “Dog Stories” 1986

 

Jenkins, Peter “Close Friends” 1989

 

Levin, Betty “Away to Me, Moss” 1994

 

Lyon, McDowell “The Dog in Action” 1970

 

Margolis, Matthew and Siegal, Mordecai “Woof!”

 

Masson, Jeffrey "Dogs Never Lie About Love" 1997

 

Mayle, Peter “A Dog’s Life” 1995

 

McCaig, Donald “Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men” 1991

 

Needles, Colleen and Carlson, Kit “Working Dogs” 2000

 

Riddle, Maxwell “Your Show Dog- Judging, Grooming, Training” 1968

 

Rosen, Michael "Kids' Best Field Guide to Neighborhood Dogs" 1993

 

Schroeder, Eileen “Going to the Dogs” 1980

 

Smith, Scott "The Soul of your Pet" 2003

 

Stern, Jane and Michael “Dog Eat Dog”

 

Stone, Ben and Pearl "Dog Grooming for All Breeds" 1981

 

Unkelback, Kurt “Love on a Leash” 1964

                        “The Winning of Westminster” 1966

 

“Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul” 1998

 

DVD'S

 

AKC "Presentations from 2007 Philadelphia Breeders' Symposium"

 

McConnell, Patricia "Dog-dog Aggression" 2003

                        "Both Ends of the Leash" 2003

                        "Lassie, Come!" 2005 *

                        "Feeling Outnumbered?" 2005

                        "Reading Between the Lines" 2004

                        "Advanced Canine Behavior Seminar" 2001

                        "Dogs Have Owners, But Cats Have Staff!" 2003

 

McDevitt, Leslie "Control Unleashed" 2007 *

 

VHS tapes

 

Nelson, Leslie "The Power of Positive Training- Basic Pet Obedience Class Instruction" 1996

 

Turner, Ted "The Power of Positive Training - "The ABC's of Behavior Shaping and the Fundamentals of Training" 1996

 

Turner, Ted, Nelson, Leslie and Ruzzo, Patty- " The Power of Positive Training- Practical Answers" 1996 

 

Audiobooks (cassette)

 

Gonzalez, Philip and Fleischer, Leonore “The Dog who Rescues Cats”

 

Ruzzo, Patty "Positively Ringwise"