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Best Dog Training Books To Read

Here is a list of the best Dog Training books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

Lucky Dog Lessons: Train Your Dog in 7 Days (2018)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadThe celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog—from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue—into a model companion in just seven days.Each week on Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan rescues an untrained, unwanted, “unadoptable” shelter dog.
Author(s): Brandon McMillan

101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog (2007)

 Best Dog Training Books To Readlike Sit, Shake Hands, Fetch, and Roll Over, like Tidy Up Your Toys into the Toybox and Get a Soda from the Fridge. Organized by theme, it's easy to find the next trick to work on with your dog. Just a few of the themes to choose from: Trick training will help you and integrate him or her into your family. Tricks also help and establish paths of communication between you.
Author(s): Kyra Sundance, Chalcy

Training the Best Dog Ever: A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement (2012)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadTraining the Best Dog Ever, originally published in hardcover as The Love That Dog Training Program, is a book based on love and kindness. It features a program of positive reinforcement and no-fail techniques that author Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz used to train the White House dog, Bo Obama, and each of Senator Ted Kennedy’s dogs, among countless others.Training the Best Dog Ever relies on trust and treats, not choke collars; on bonding, not leash-yanking or reprimanding.
Author(s): Larry Kay, Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz

Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love (2016)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadZak George is a new type of dog trainer.
Author(s): Zak George, Dina Roth Port

How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond (2010)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadFrom the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel’s Dog Whisperer, the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives–as well as those who have already brought a dog home–Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, “Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!” It all starts with the proper foundation in the early years.
Author(s): Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier

Zak George’s Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog: Proven Solutions to the Most Common Training Problems for All Ages, Breeds, and Mixes (2019)

 Best Dog Training Books To Read  Celebrity dog trainer and YouTube star Zak George creates the most watched dog training content in the world and has helped millions of people with their dogs.
Author(s): Zak George, Dina Roth Port

Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps: Everything You Need to Know to Raise the Perfect Dog (2019)

 Best Dog Training Books To Read7-steps to well-trained puppies (and happy humans)If you’re anything like most new puppy parents, it won’t take long to realize that your fuzzy little bundle of joy can also bark, chew, jump, and mysteriously get into A LOT of trouble around the house.
Author(s): Zoom Room Dog Training, Van Wye, Mark

Dog Training For Dummies (2010)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadThis friendly guide shows you how to select the right training method for your dog, based on his unique personality, to reach your desired goals. Whether you want to teach Buddy to sit or master retrieving, you’ll get expert training tips and techniques for you and your dog — to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged friend. Open the book and find: Learn to:
Author(s): Jack Volhard

Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dog (2017)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadUsing a , Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions to train your pup to be a happy, attentive, and well-mannered canine. You will use positive training methods—including and —to , who will become a willing partner in the process.
Author(s): Kyra Sundance

Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones (2015)

 Best Dog Training Books To Read“Although this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons. Decoding Your Dog will be a valuable addition to the library of any small-animal practitioner or dog owner.” –Angela Bockelman, DVM, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association   Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups.
Author(s): American College Of Veterinary Behaviorists,, Debra F. Horowitz, et al.

The Puppy Training Handbook: How To Raise The Dog Of Your Dreams (2017)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadKaelin Munkelwitz is the dog trainer of the new age. Emmy award-winning actors, Forbes list business moguls, and local families all trust her for the same reason: Kaelin knows dogs. Kaelin’s individualized approach will help you tailor time-tested positive reinforcement training techniques to your dog’s unique character, behaviors, and makeup to achieve long-term results.
Author(s): Kaelin Munkelwitz

Service Dog: Training Your Own Service Dog AND Psychiatric Service Dog BUNDLE! (2018)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadAre you suffering from PTSD? Do you find it hard to go outside your home and do the things you have missed and loved doing in the past? Have you been dealing with anxiety and panic attacks which leave you confined to your home? These are just a few of many possible reasons that might prevent you from being able to leave your home and live the life you wish to have.
Author(s): Max Matthews

Cesar’s Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding & Correcting Common Dog Problems (2007)

 Best Dog Training Books To ReadFrom his appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show to his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America’s most sought-after dog-behavior expert. But Cesar is not a trainer in the traditional sense—his expertise lies in his unique ability to comprehend dog psychology. Tracing his own amazing journey from a clay-walled farm in Mexico to the celebrity palaces of Los Angeles, Cesar recounts how he learned what makes dogs tick.
Author(s): Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier

Best Dog Training Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some dog training books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Perfectly Imperfect Puppy: The ultimate life-changing programme for training a well-behaved, happy dog

Author(s): Graeme Hall
ID: 3411379, Publisher: Ebury Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub

Service Dog Training Guide: Step-by-Step Program With All the Fundamentals, Tricks, and Secrets you Need to Get Started Training

Author(s): Vivian Howe
ID: 3543447, Publisher: Vivian Howe, Year: 2022, Size: 585 Kb, Format: epub

The Do No Harm Dog Training and Behavior Handbook: Featuring the Hierarchy of Dog Needs®

Author(s): Linda Michaels
ID: 3601124, Publisher: Do No Harm Dog Training, Year: 2022, Size: 29 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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