Basic Canine Training & Behavior Intern Academy Reading List

Peaceable Paws, LLC

Basic Canine Training & Behavior – Intern Academy Reading List

Required: You will need to read these prior to coming to class

  1. Don’t Shoot the Dog, Karen Pryor; Bantam Books
  2. The Culture Clash, Jean Donaldson; James & Kenneth Publishers
  3. The Power of Positive Dog Training 2nd edition, Pat Miller; Howell Book House
  4. The Other End of the Leash. Patricia McConnell; Ballantine Books
  5. Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy. Zazie Todd; Greystone Books
  6. Peaceable Paws Level 1 Academy Manual (provided)
  7. Peaceable Paws Good Manners Training Class Book (provided)


  1. The Koehler Method of Dog Training, William Koehler
  2. Dogs Are From Neptune, Jean Donaldson; Lasar Multimedia Productions
  3. So You Want To Be A Dog Trainer; Nicole Wilde
  4. Positive Perspectives 1, Pat Miller
  5. The Dog Trainer’s Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet, Jolanta Benal; St. Martin’s Press


1.  Basic Good Manners Class at Peaceable Paws, Pat Miller

  1. Clicker Magic, Karen Pryor
  2. Take A Bow, WOW!, Virginia Broitmann, Sherry Lippman
  3. The Language of Dogs, Sarah Kalnajs