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Puppies and Dogs


Dr. Ken Martin, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Debbie Martin, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, LVT, VTS (Behavior)

Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog


Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS

Perfect Puppy in 7 Days How to Start Your Puppy off Right by Dr. Sophia Yin (2011) Paperback


How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves


Low Stress Handling Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs & Cats: Techniques for Developing Patients Who Love Their Visits


American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones


Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB

The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs


For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend


Jean Donaldson

Culture Clash


Mine!: A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs by Donaldson, Jean (2002)


Dr. Ian Dunbar

Before and After Getting Your Puppy: The Positive Approach to Raising a Happy, Healthy, and Well-Behaved Dog


Karen Pryor

Don't Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training


Terry Ryan, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP Faculty

Outwitting Dogs: Revolutionary Techniques For Dog Training That Work!


Emma Parsons, KPA CTP, APDT, CDBC

Click to Calm: Healing the Aggressive Dog (Karen Pryor Clicker Book)


Jane Killion

When Pigs Fly!: Training Success with Impossible Dogs


Barbara Handelman, M.Ed., LCMHC, CDBC

Canine Behavior: A Photo Illustrated Handbook



Kittens and Cats


Amy Shojai, CABC

Complete Kitten Care


Karen Pryor

Clicker Training for Cats (Karen Pryor Clicker Books)


Pam Johnson-Bennett

Think Like a Cat: How to Raise a Well-Adjusted Cat--Not a Sour Puss



Birds and Small Mammals


Dr. Valarie Tynes, DVM, DACVB

Behavior of Exotic Pets

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Zoe and Sebastian
Veterinary Behavior Solutions

Articles By Dr. Florsheim & Cathy Painter


Resource Guarding in Dogs - Dr. Florsheim

How To Get Dog Pee Out Of Carpet - Reader's Digest

- Dr. Florsheim

Storm Anxiety - Texas Vet Pets - Dr. Florsheim

Firework Anxiety – Texas Vet Pets - Dr. Florsheim

The Impact of Training Recommendations on Patients and Clients  - Courtesy of NAVTA, published in the April/May 2016 issue of the NAVTA Journal - Cathy Painter & Dr. Florsheim

How Do You Find the Right Trainer? - Texas Vet Pets - Dr. Florsheim

Additional Resources from Veterinary Behavior Solutions & The Training Studio


Adolescent Dog Scavenger Hunt


Canine Enrichment


Resource Guarding Fast Facts


Veterinary Behavior Solutions Information


The Training Studio Information


For training classes, trainers and resources supported by Veterinary Behavior Solutions, visit The Training Studio


For continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, visit our Continuing Education page

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