The Humane Society of the United States
The country’s largest organization for the protection of animals, with instructions for building a doghouse, articles on dog behavior and body language, and links to other Web sites.
Prison Pet Partnership Program
Contact information for the training program featured on NATURE.
Breed Rescue Organizations
A compilation of organizations that rescue dogs and other animals, listed by breed. Also contains a link to a page of shelters, listed by state.
Non-profit national Web site featuring photos of homeless dogs. A good resource for finding or saving a dog.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
All about adopting a dog. Also includes information on dog health care, behavior, and training.
Canine Companions for Independence
A nonprofit organization that trains dogs for people with disabilities, as well as for pet therapy.
The American Kennel Club
Information on dog breeds, responsible ownership, and dog shows; electronic brochures on dog safety, feeding, and local Kennel Clubs around the country.
Large site with areas devoted to dog training, agility, health, and behavior. Extensive links to other dog sites.
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Mandeville, John J., ed. THE COMPLETE DOG BOOK: OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992.
McCaig, Donald. “The Dogs That Go to Work, and Play, All Day — For Science.” SMITHSONIAN. November 1996, 126-137.
Sheldon, Jennifer. WILD DOGS. San Diego: Academic Press, Inc., 1992.