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The following are books that deal with either behavioral disorders specifically, or dog behavior and training in general. Dr. Dodman's books, in particular, are a valuable resource as they include information on canine compulsive disorders and sudden onset aggression.

For convenience, the book titles are linked to each book's information page on, but most of these books are widely available from other sources as well.

Behavioral Issues

The Dog Who Loved Too Much:
Tales, Treatments and the Psychology of Dogs

by Nicholas Dodman

Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Bantam ; (March 3, 1997)
ISBN: 0553375261

Dogs Behaving Badly:
An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs

by Nicholas Dodman

Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam ; Reprint edition (June 6, 2000)
ISBN: 0553379682


Understanding Canine Behavior

Body Posture & Emotions: Shifting Shapes, Shifting Minds 
by Suzanne Clothier 

Paperback: 40 pages 
Publisher: Flying Dog Press; (October 1, 1996) 
ISBN: 0964652978

Bones Would Rain From the Sky:
Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs

by Suzanne Clothier

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Warner Books; (September 2002)
ISBN: 0446525936

Culture Clash
by Jean Donaldson

Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: James & Kenneth, Publishers; (January 1, 1997) 
ISBN: 1888047054 

Dogs are from Neptune
by Jean Donaldson 

Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Lasar Multimedia Productions Inc; (November 1, 1998) 
ISBN: 0968420710 

Don't Shoot the Dog
by Karen Pryor

Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Bantam ; Revised edition (August 3, 1999) 
ISBN: 0553380397

MINE! A Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs
by Jean Donaldson 

Paperback: 100 pages 
Publisher: Kinship Communications/SF-SPCA; (2002) 
ISBN: 0970562942

On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals
by Turid Rugaas 

Paperback: 37 pages 
Publisher: Legacy by Mail Inc; (April 1997) 
ISBN: 0967479606 

The Other End of the Leash
by Patricia McConnell

Hardcover: 246 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books; (June 4, 2002)
ISBN: 0345446798

Positive Dog Training

Click for Joy! Questions and Answers from Clicker Trainers and Their Dogs 
by Melissa C. Alexander 

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Sunshine Books; (February 1, 2003) 
ISBN: 1890948128 

A Clicker Cookbook with Training Schedule
Shirley Chong

Spiral, 138 pages
Publisher: Direct Book Service

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training 
by Pamela Dennison 

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Alpha Books; (March 4, 2003) 
ISBN: 0028644638 

Dog Friendly Dog Training
Andrea Arden

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Howell Book House; Revised edition (November 12, 1999) 
ISBN: 1582450099

The Power of Positive Dog Training 
by Pat Miller, Jean Donaldson 

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Howell Book House; (August 15, 2001) 
ISBN: 0764536095 

Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog
Pat Miller

Paperback: 262 pages
Dogwise Publishing; (September 1, 2003) 
ISBN: 1929242158

Your Outta Control Puppy
Teoti Anderson

Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: TFH Publications; (July 1, 2003) 
ISBN: 0793829003

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