Links and Resources

Ted, Merle, and Pukka’s Favorite Dog Books

Ted & Pukka in Canoe
Good Reads
James Herriot, All Creatures Great and Small
John Muir, Stickeen
Laurens van der Post, A Story Like the Wind
Laurens van der Post, A Far Off Place
 
How Dogs Became Dogs
Barry Lopez, Of Wolves and Men
David Mech and Luigi Boitani, Wolves: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
James Serpell, The Domestic Dog
Mark Derr, How The Dog Became The Dog
 
How Dogs Think
Stanley Coren, How Dogs Think
Vilmos Csáyni, If Dogs Could Talk
Temple Grandin, Animals In Translation and Animals Make Us Human
Bruce Fogle, The Dog’s Mind
Patricia McConnell, The Other End of the Leash
Ádám Miklósi, Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, The Hidden Life of Dogs and The Social Lives of Dogs
 
Ted dog training
Training
Jim Barry, et al., Positive Gun Dogs
Suzanne Clothier, Bones Would Rain From The Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs
Karen Pryor, Don't Shoot The Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training
 
Behavioral Issues
Patricia McConnell, PhD
 
Dog Health
Martin Goldstein, DVM, The Nature of Animal Healing: The Path to your Pet’s Healthy, Happiness, and Longevity
Allen M. Schoen, DVM, MS, Kindred Spirits
Richard Pitcairn, DVM, Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats
Cheryl Schwartz, DVM, Four Paws, Five Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs
Michelle Sevigny, Dogsafe Canine First Aid
 
Nutrition
The recommendations of an increasing number of veterinarians as summarized by Dr. Marty Goldstein and Dr. Karen Becker.
 
Vaccinations
Vaccinations 101: Dr. Ron Schultz shares his vast expertise in vaccines with dog owners. An article from: Whole Dog Journal
 
Pukka & Burley
Advanced Veterinary Care
California Veterinary Specialists Angel Care Cancer Center
Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center
Cornell University Hospital for Animals
University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Karen Becker
Dr. Marty Goldstein
Find a Holistic Veterinarian
Find a Board-Certified Specialist in Your Area - (Under "Search For A Specialist" type in only your state, for a complete listing of specialists in your area.")
 
Spaying and Neutering
"Long-Term Health Risks and Benefits Associated with Spay/Neuter in Dogs" by Laura J. Sanborn
Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation Ovaries & Longevity
"Neutering Dogs: Effects on Joint Disorders and Cancers in Golden Retrievers" by Gretel Torres de la Riva et al.
 
Helping Animal Shelters Work Better
Best Friends Animal Society
The Humane Society Shelter Evaluation Program
No Kill Advocacy Center
Dog Is My Copilot