Recommended Reading

These books are recommended by the Operation Kindness staff to be used for foster reference and as recommendation during adoption. Many books are available for download (i.e. Kindle).

Recommended Authors
Dr. Patricia McConnellspan –
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs How to Be the Leader of the Pack: And Have Your Dog Love You for It I’ll Be Home Soon: How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety Love Has No Age Limit: Welcoming an Adopted Dog into Your Home
Karen Pryor
Don’t Shoot the Dog – The New Art of Teaching and Training
Jean Donaldson
The Culture Class: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding the Relationship between Humans and Domestic Dogs
Fight: A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog – Dog Aggression
Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs
Dr. Sophia Yin -
How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves
Dr. Ian Dunbar -
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Temple Grandin
Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Colleen Pelar
Living With Kids and Dogs…Without Losing Your Mind
Whole Dog Journal -
Food, training, behavior…everything dog.
Tamar Geller
30 Days to a Well Mannered Dog
Wagfield Academy -