Recommended Reading

Celhaus German Shepherds

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Here are some excellent books to either buy or get from the library on inter-library loan:

1. Raising Puppies and Forming a GOOD dog:

How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With, by Clarice Rutherford & David Neil (Alpine Publications, Box 7027, Loveland CO 80537, 303-667-2017, 1992)

The Art of Raising a Puppy, by the Monks of New Skete Little, Brown & Co. Boston, 1991)

Building Blocks for Performance, by Bobbie Anderson (Alpine Press, 2002)

How to Teach Your Old Dog New Tricks, by Ted Baer (Baron’s, 1991)

How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend, by the Monks of New Skete (Little, Brown Co. Boston)

Volunteering with Your Pet, by Mary R. Burch (Macmillan. Howell Book House, 1996)

The New Knowledge of Dog Behavior, by Clarence Pfaffenberger (Howell Book House, New York, 1974)

Why Does Your Dog Do That?, by Coran Bergman (Howell Book House, New York, 1971)

Canine Good Citizen: Every Dog Can Be One, by Jack & Wendy Volhard


2. German Shepherds Specifically:

The Total German Shepherd Dog, by Fred Lanting (just reprinted, Alpine Publications, Loveland CO)

The German Shepherd Dog in Word & Picture, 2nd entirely revised American Edition, by Von Stephanitz (Hoflin Publishing, 5766 Old Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80002-2599, 1982)

The German Shepherd Book, edited by Susan Barwig & Asa Mays (Hoflin Publishing Co., 1986)

The German Shepherd Today, Winifred Strickland & James Moses (just reprinted, MacMillan, New York, 1974)

This Is the German Shepherd, by William Goldbecker & Ernest Hart (T.F.H. Publications, NJ, 1967)

The Complete German Shepherd Dog, by Bennett, Denlinger, Paramoure & Umlauff (Howell Book House, New York, 1973)

Working Dogs, by Elliott Humphrey & Lucien Warner (The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1934)


3. Training:

Purely Positive Training: Companion to Obedience, by Shirley Booth

Smart Trainers, Brilliant Dogs, by Janet R. Lewis

Don’t Shoot the Dog: The New Art of Teaching and Training, by Karen Pryor

Competition Obedience: A Balancing Act, by Judy Byron & Adele Yunck

Playtraining Your Dog, by Patricia Gail Burnham

Schutzhund Obedience: Training in Drive, by Sheila Booth

Building Blocks for Performance, by Bobbie Anderson (Alpine Press, 2002)