Think Dog! Intermediate Course recommended reading list

Please note that prices and availability change on Amazon on a daily basis so our notes on this are for guidance only.

Strongly recommended:

Oh Behave! Dogs from Pavlov to Premack to Pinker Jean Donaldson 2008
ISBN: 978129242528 First Stone Publishing.

For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend Patricia McConnell 2007
ISBN: 9780345477156 Ballantine Books.

Changing Problem Behaviour
James O'Heare, 2010. ISBN: 9780973836967 Behave Tech Publishing (from

From the Think Dog! Certificate course you should also have read (and worth reviewing):

How Dogs Learn Burch and Bailey, 1999
ISBN: 9781630260392 Howell Books (from

Dominance - fact or fiction? Barry Eaton 2008. Booklet.
ISBN: 9780953303946 (from

In Defence of Dogs – Why Dogs Need Our Understanding John Bradshaw, 2012
ISBN: 9780141046495 (from

Reaching the Animal Mind Karen Pryor 2009.
ISBN: 9780743297769 Scribner. (from

Additional suggested reading/watching:

Please note, these are suggested publications. Some of the titles may be difficult to get hold of so don’t panic if you cannot find them – however, the wider your field of reading, the better.

Dogs - A Startling New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior and Evolution
ISBN: 9780684855301 Scribner. Any edition. Raymond and Lorna Coppinger (Originally published 2001). Don't pay more than £10 for this book!

The Motivation Movie DVD – 37 min DVD by Jo Hill.
ISBN: 053281493 (

Don’t Shoot the Dog. Karen Pryor 2002.
ISBN: 1860542387 Ringpress Books.

How Dogs Learn. Mary R Burch and Jon S Bailey, 1999.
ISBN: 9780876053713 John Wiley & Sons.