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Resources

Here are some links to other websites Proud Of Dog likes, recommends and which we find inspirational:

Behaviour

Kathy Sdao for her book, Plenty In Life Is Free - Reflections on Dogs, Training & Finding Grace. This book questions Nothing in Life is Free, Say Please and Learn to Earn programmes and makes us think deeply about our relationships with our dogs.
www.kathysdao.com

Grisha Stewart for her gentle and unassuming personality, and for teaching us that 'Only Good Things' are what should be and for developing a natural method of rehabilitation.
functionalrewards.com

Jean Donaldson for writing The Culture Clash.
academyfordogtrainers.com/blog

Karen Pryor for writing Don't Shoot The Dog.
www.clickertraining.com/karen

Suzanne Clothier for pioneering relationship-based dog training.
www.suzanneclothier.com

Chirag Patel of Domesticated Manners for his clear and methodical videos on handling.
www.domesticatedmanners.com/DomesticatedManners/Home.html

The most important summary of why punishment-based and dominance-based dog training should have been assigned to the history books by now.
www.dogwelfarecampaign.org/press-statement.php

A neat article why dogs are not pack animals.
www.caninemind.co.uk/pack

Training

Why saying 'No' in dog training is pointless.
www.michaelbaugh.com/2012/09/17/the-nonsense-of-no

Susan Garrett, for her fun recall games
susangarrettdogagility.com

Emily Larlam, who has been the inspiration for us and so many others, with her free, short You Tube tutorials under the name of Kikopup and for launching her Progressive Reinforcement Manifesto.
dogmantics.com

Vince Forehead of Canine Communications, Gosport for being a really clever clicker trainer and for being amazingly intuitive with dogs, especially those with sensitive personalities, and for being an inspiration to us (and for making the best liver cake in the South).
www.yell.com/biz/canine-communications-gosport-4007787

Rise Van Fleet for being a compassionate and grounded trainer and behaviourist. 
www.risevanfleet.com

Holisitic therapies

Sarah Fisher and her team for their sensitivity and expertise when it comes to reading dogs and helping them relax, using TTouch.
www.ttouchtteam.co.uk

Caroline Jones for her Zoopharmacognosy service, based in Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire. This incredible therapy offers animals the chance to select and self-medicate with herbs, oils and grasses that they know instinctly will help them, physically and emotionally.
www.ingraham.co.uk

Winkie Spiers for her presentations on canine body language.
www.winkiespiers.com

Training accessories

TTouch Harness for excellent, no-pull harnesses.
http://www.springerloaded.co.uk/#/ttouch-training-harness-info/4554385828 

For keeping dogs busy with their brilliant invention based on a shock absorber - the Kong food dispenser range
www.kongcompany.com/en-uk