Learning Resources and Links


GENERAL INTEREST:

Please be aware that these videos are only general interest, they are not scientific documentaries and some information in these videos may have changed due to more current research.

NOVA, Dogs and More Dogs (video, 1 hour)

The Secret Life of the Dog (video, 1 hour)

Dogs, Cats, and Scapegoats (video, 1 hour)


SHOCK COLLARS AND INVISIBLE FENCES:

This is a really good video that get the point across about the affects of using a shock collar.  It's funny in spots, but it's still a serious topic.

http://landofpuregold.com/the-pdfs/shock-collars.pdf

http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/news/2014/09/953.asp

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0102722

http://trainingwithgrace.com/2011/12/where-good-intentions-breed-animal-suffering-the-cruel-truth-of-electronic-shock-collars/

http://courteouscanine.blogspot.ca/2012/03/visible-dangers-of-invisible-fencing.html

http://www.greenacreskennel.com/dog-behavior-and-training/the-unintended-consequences-of-shock-collars.html

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/dangers-of-invisible-fences-for-dogs.html

http://courteouscanine.blogspot.ca/2012/03/visible-dangers-of-invisible-fencing.html




DOG LANGUAGE:

HOW DOGS LEARN:

DOG BITES:

SPAY / NEUTER:

DOMINANCE:

FOOD, NUTRITION, AND NATURAL HEALING:

There are thousands of excellent resources for natural health care and nutrition and I've listed only a few.  I update this section often because natural nutrition and health is also one of my passions!

REACTIVITY:

BEHAVIOUR CHALLENGES:

PET STORES AND PUPPY MILLS:

OTHER:

ANIMAL DESENSITIZING SOUNDS:

How To Desensitize Your Dog to Sounds