Here’s some help  for choosing a new dog.

How to find a good trainer

Recommended Reading*

Bathtime-Cat-Dog Lauren Whittemore Training RESOURCES

Power of Positive Dog Training | by Pat Miller

Meet Your Dog  by Kim Brophey – to help understand your dog and their behavior

Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog | by Pat Miller
Before and After Getting Your Puppy | by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Dog Behavior: An Owner’s Guide to a Happy, Healthy Pet | by Dr. Ian Dunbar
The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D. —
Blog of Patricia McConnell, PH.D.
The Culture Clash | by Jean Donaldson – technical reading
Don’t Shoot the Dog | by Karen Pryor
Clicking with Your Dog: Step-by-Step in Pictures | by by Peggy Tillman
– this is a great book for those who are brand new to clicker training
Click for Joy | by Melissa C. Alexander – a great book for those who want detailed instruction.

* carries all of these books, plus many, many more

Helpful Links

Whole Pets  – Pet supply store

The Dog Spot – Dog boarding

Friends Interested in Dogs and Open Space (FIDOS)
FRRD – Front Range Rescue Dogs
Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP)
Alpine Vet
Boulder Vet Hospital
North Boulder Companion Animal Hospital