Dogs: The Early Years
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center
http://www.sthuberts.org
Featured on Dogs: The Early Years, this leading animal welfare organization is dedicated to the humane treatment of companion animals. St. Hubert’s site offers a wealth of pet care and behavior advice in its library. Shop online for “Dogs Will Be Dogs,” a simple and effective audio guide to solving common dog behavior problems.

North Shore Animal League America
http://www.nsal.org
The largest pet adoption agency in the world has worked to make the world a safer, healthier place for animals. Here one can find out everything regarding puppy care and behavior, how to adopt in person, take a tour of the Cyberkennel to adopt online, and get adoption counseling.

Canine Companions for Independence
http://www.caninecompanions.org
A nonprofit organization that trains dogs for people with disabilities, as well as for pet therapy.

Wolf Packs: Service Dog Directory
http://wolfpacks.com/serviced.htm
This page includes contact information for many worldwide dog training organizations.

American Dog Trainers Network
http://www.inch.com/~dogs/service.html
Online list of service dogs resources throughout the United States.

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
http://www.guidedog.org/
Since 1946, the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind has provided guide dogs free of charge to blind people who seek enhanced mobility and independence.

Guide Dogs of America
http://www.guidedogsofamerica.org/
This service organization’s Web site includes sections on puppy raising and training.

Dr. P’s Dog Training
http://www.uwsp.edu/psych/dog/dog.htm
A virtual library containing information about dog training and behavior.

Cyberpet
http://www.cyberpet.com
A robust resource for puppy adoption, care, pet supplies, and dog rescue. Users will also find useful breed information a chat room for humans, and an article on how to find a quality puppy and reputable breeder.

How to Love Your Dog
http://www.geocities.com/~kidsanddogs
Lots of good information about getting and keeping a puppy.

The American Kennel Club
http://www.akc.org
All about purebred dogs.

About.com: Dogs
http://dogs.about.com
Useful articles and links on all aspects of having a dog.

PetEducation.com
http://www.peteducation.com
Searchable archive of articles on every subject, written by veterinarians.

Veterinary Pet Insurance
http://www.petinsurance.com

Pet Care Insurance

http://www.petcareinsurance.com/us/index.asp
Health insurance could save you money if your puppy gets sick someday.

Books

Benjamin, Carol Lea and Stephen Leonnard. MOTHER KNOWS BEST: THE NATURAL WAY TO TRAIN YOUR DOG. New York: Howell Book House, 1987.

Burlin Kennedy, Patricia. THROUGH OTIS’ EYES: LESSONS FROM A GUIDE DOG PUPPY. New York: Howell Book House, 1997.

Delmar Diana and Jane Fishman-Leon. HELP! MY PUPPY IS DRIVING ME CRAZY: A GUIDE TO SOLVING COMMON PUPPY PROBLEMS. North Adams: Storey Communications, Inc., 1997.

Hodgson, Sarah. PUPPIES FOR DUMMIES. New York: Hungry Minds, Inc., 2000.

Kotes, F.F.F. A PUPPY TO LOVE: A CHILD’S GUIDE TO DOG CARE. Wailuku: Martin Management Books, 1991.

Marshall Thomas, Elizabeth. THE HIDDEN LIFE OF DOGS. New York: Pocket Books, 1996.

The Monks of New Skete. THE ART OF RAISING A PUPPY. U.K.: Little, Brown & Company, 1991.

Randolph, Elizabeth and Ginger Hamilton. HOW TO HELP YOUR PUPPY GROW UP TO BE A WONDERFUL DOG. New York: Fawcett Book Group, 1988.

Rutherford, Clarice and David H. Neil. HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY YOU CAN LIVE WITH. New York: Fine Communications, 2001.

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