Links

WoofGang suggests the following websites for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and training:

  at us if you're looking for dog-friendly establishments in Hoboken/Jersey City or Long Island, or if you have one to share!

Pet First Aid Kit    What common household plants are poisonous to
your pet?
   Overvaccination
What should you have in your pet's first aid kit?    Poisonous Plants    Are you over-vaccinating your pet?

Suggested Reading List

MyWoofGang.com suggests the following books for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and relationship training:

Excel-erated Learning
by Pamela Reid,
an essential guide to learning theory
Canine Body Language
A Photographic Guide, Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog

by Brenda Aloff
Bones Would Rain from the Sky
Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs

by Suzanne Clothier
Fight!
A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression

by Jean Donaldson
Mine!
A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs

by Jean Donaldson
Before and After Getting your Puppy
by Ian Dunbar
Bringing Up Puppy
by Laura Garber
Feeling Outnumbered?
How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-Dog Household

by Karen London and Patricia McConnell
Feisty Fido
by Patricia McConnell and Karen London,
Help for the Leash-Aggressive Dog
The Other End of the Leash
Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs

by Patricia McConnell
I'll be Home Soon
How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety

by Patricia McConnell
Control Unleashed
Creating a Focused and Confident Dog

by Leslie McDevitt
Horses Never Lie
The Heart of Passive Leadership

by Mark Rashid
On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals (DVD)
by Turid Rugaas
Pet First Aid
by Bobbie Mammato,
for cats and dogs

WoofGang In Print

WoofGang Handouts and Handbooks:
Bringing Up Puppy (excerpt) :: Kongs Fit for a King :: Crate Training :: House-Training 101 :: Separation Anxiety :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog :: Canine Diet :: The Canine Workout -- Indoors :: The Canine Workout -- Outdoors :: Training Tips

WoofGang Web-Published Articles:
Halloween -- Don't Let your Dog Get Spooked (on Today.com) :: Puppy Socialization -- Helping your Puppy Make Friends (on Today.com) :: Helping your Canine Creature of Habit Adjust to Change (on Today.com) :: The Power of the Trick -- Part I: The Tricks that Treat and Part II: A Canine Workout (on Today.com) :: Shaping Companion Behaviors (on Today.com) :: NILIF -- A Training Buzz Word (on Exam.) :: Using People Food as Treats (on Exam.) :: The Dangers of Too Much Freedom (on Exam.) :: The Mouthy Dog (on Exam.) :: Dogs and Kids (on Exam.) :: Preparing Fido for your New Baby (on Exam.) :: The Tao of Training (on Exam.) :: The Importance of Neutering (on Exam.) :: Yard Games (on Exam.) :: Breed-Specific Sports for your Dog (on Guild of Shepherds and Collies and Exam.) :: Establishing Communication in the Human/Canine Family (on Exam.) :: Understanding the Canine "Tap-Out" (on Exam.) :: Calming an Anxious Dog (on Exam.) :: Exercising during the Dog Days of Summer (on Exam.) :: From Dolphins to Dogs -- To Click or Not To Click (on Exam.) :: Learning to Share (on Exam.) :: Building Trust (on Exam.) :: Stuffing a Kong Fit for a King! (on Exam.) :: Spring into Action! (on Exam.) :: The Crate: (Old) Home within a (New) Home (on Exam. and PAL) :: When Considering the Use of Punishment (on CVP and PAL) :: How Dogs Learn (on PAL Pt.I & Pt.II) :: From a Trainer's Notebook (on CVP and Exam.) :: Demythacizing Dog Behavior (on Exam. and CVP Pt.I & Pt.II) :: Canine Diet: Food for Thought (on CVP Pt.I & Pt.II and Exam.) :: The Bark Stops Here! (on DSN and Exam.) :: New Year's Resolutions -- A Healthier Dog (on DSN and CVP) :: Home Alone (on YPC, DSN and Exam.) :: Trick and Treat (on YPC, DSN and CVP) :: Loving A Shy Dog (on YPC and Exam.) :: The Art of Training (on YPC) :: Inhibiting Common Behavior Problems (on YPC and Exam.) :: Harnessing the Power of Pavlov (on YPC and CVP) :: Keeping the Peace -- Life in a Multi-Animal Household (on YPC, DSN and on CVP: Dogs & Dogs with Cats) :: It's Not My Fault! -- Inadvertantly Reinforced Bad Behaviors (on DSN and Exam.) :: Building Relationship (on YPC and Exam.) :: A Question of Dominance (on YPC, CVP and Exam.) :: Making Sense of Dog Play (on YPC, CliffView Pilot and Exam.) :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog (on YPC and Exam.) :: Hand Targeting -- So Much More Than Just a Trick (on YPC and DSN) :: Getting Your Dog Cafe-Ready (on YPC, Dog Service Network and Exam.) :: Providing Puppy Socialization in Tandem with Inoculations (on YPC and Exam.) :: Harnessing the Power of Pavlov (on YPC ) :: Understanding a Dog's Inner Puppy (on Your Pet Connection) :: Games to Play with Your Dog (on Examiner and Animal Companion)

WoofGang in the Press:
Pets, Pets, Pets by Joanne Anderson writes on the Buddy Program, Part 1 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record and the Buddy Program, Part 2 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record :: Channel 12 Paws for Parkinson's 2013 :: Parents.com 4 Ways to Involve Kids in Dog Training :: 6 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pet Name :: Care.com 8 Tips to Raising the Perfect Puppy :: The Today Show interview :: previously on Today... Halloween -- Don't Let your Dog Get Spooked Oct 31, 2012 :: Puppy Socialization -- How to Help your Puppy Make Friends Oct 11, 2012 :: Helping your Canine Creature of Habit Adjust to Change Sept 28, 2012 :: The Power of the Trick (Part II): The Canine Workout Sept 7, 2012 :: The Power of the Trick (Part I): The Tricks that Treat Aug 24, 2012 :: Q&A Aug 10, 2012 :: Q&A Aug 3, 2012 :: Q&A July 20, 2012 :: Shaping Companion Behaviors July 6, 2012 :: Q&A June 29, 2012 :: Q&A June 22, 2012 :: Q&A June 15, 2012 :: Q&A June 1, 2012 :: Q&A May 25, 2012 :: Q&A May 18, 2012 :: Q&A May 11, 2012 :: Q&A May 4, 2012 :: Q&A Apr 27, 2012

The Hempstead Shelter Dog Tips:
Tip 7: Don't Punish a Warning from Miss Gray ::
Tip 6: Canine Diet from Versace ::
Tip 5: Stop Dog Jumping from Colt ::
Tip 4: Walk without the Pull from Bill Blass ::
Tip 3: The Tap-Out from Tommy ::
Tip 2: The Wagging Tail from Snow ::
Tip 1: The Growling Dog from Acis


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Website Credits

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