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The current world of dog training and behavioral science is filled with many extremely talented and thoughtful trainers and researchers. As a person who believes in life-long learning, I am always reading, listening, and watching for new ideas on how to be a better dog trainer.


Here are just a few of the resources that I find offer smart and successful strategies for building a positive relationship between humans and dogs.

Smart Dog


The Cautious Canine, Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.

Canine Enrichment for the Real World, Allie Bender, CDBC & Emily Strong, CDBC


Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0, Grisha Stewart, M.A., CPDT-KA


The Other End of the Leash, Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.

Puppy Start Right:

Foundation Training for the Companion Dog, Kenneth M. Martin, DVM & Debbie Martin, RVT, VTS, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

The Year of the Puppy, Alexandra Horowitz

Meet Your Dog, Kim Brophy, CDBC, CPDT-KA

Yorkshire Terrier
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