I’ve finished two animal-related books recently, and I thought they both deserved a mention on the blog. Actually, I didn’t read either of these in the technical sense of the word. Instead, I listened to both of them as audiobooks through my Audible account. But, as they both really are books, I think the term […]
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There are SO many animal training books and DVDs, that it can be a bit overwhelming! In this section, you’ll find all of the book and DVD reviews that I’ve posted on my site. If you’re new to positive animal training and the science of animal training, I recommend starting with Karen Pryor’s book, Don’t Shoot the Dog.
One of my projects for this year is to read/re-read a behavior analysis textbook that is referred to as “The Blue Books.” I read large sections of The Blue Books during my time in graduate school, but I’ve never read the whole thing from cover-to-cover. I’m looking forward to reading the parts I haven’t read […]
One thing that has always been an interest of mine is educating children about animals, pet care, and positive training. So, I was thrilled to learn that author Sarah Teske was writing a children’s book that would be a fun, yet educational, way to teach children more about positive training, shaping, and pet adoptions. In […]
I’m reading an interesting little book that was recommended to me recently by a friend. It’s not about animal training, but it is about changing behavior. I’m only about halfway through the book, but I’m finding it quite thought-provoking so far. You might find it interesting as well! The book is by Stephen Guise and […]
I recently reviewed the book Decoding Your Dog on my blog. (You can find my full review of the book here.) This week, I’ll be giving away a copy of the book here on the Stale Cheerios blog. This is a pretty interesting book for anyone interested in dog behavior or dog training. There’s lots […]
I have been reading (and listening) to a book called Decoding Your Dog. I say listening, because I have a hard copy of the book, but I’ve mainly been listening to the audiobook I downloaded through my Audible.com subscription. The book, which is both interesting and informative, was written to provide dog owners with up-to-date […]