Resources

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For Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Sensory Issues & Canine Health~ some of our favorites are…

  1. Balance Your Dog: Canine Massage, C. Sue Furman PhD
  2. Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual, Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt
  3. Energy Healing for Dogs, Using Hands-On Healing to Improve Canine Health & Behavior, Nicole Wilde, RM, CPDT
  4. Four Paws Five Directions- A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs, Cheryl Schwartz, DVM
  5. Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats, 3rd Edition, Richard & Susan Pitcairn
  6. Through a Dog’s Ear, Using Sound to Improve the Health & Behavior of Your Canine Companion (book & CD set), Joshua Leeds & Susan Wagner, DVM, MS
  7. Through a Dog’s Ear CDs (series of CDs for general use, car,  and home), Lisa Spector- Juilliard trained pianist  http://www.throughadogsear.com/

For Canine Communication & Understanding Dogs~ some of our favorites are…

  1. How to be the Leader of the Pack …and Have Your Dog Love You for it!  Patricia McConnell, PhD
  2. The Other End of the Leash, Patricia McConnell, PhD
  3. For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend, Patricia McConnell, PhD
  4. Reading Between the Lines (DVD), Patricia McConnell, PhD
  5. On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals, Turid Rugaas
  6. Feisty Fido- Help for the Leash Reactive Dog, 2nd Edition, Patricia McConnell and Karen London

More Theory than Praxis, but stuff we Love to read…

  1. Wild Justice- The Moral Lives of Animals, Marc Beckoff & Jessica Pierce
  2. When Species Meet, Donna Haraway