With children in mind, here is one book written for children and another for parents about some important things to consider when raising children and a puppy together.

Listed here are a few favourites from my library.  I think we owe it to our pets to understand as much about them as possible--about why they behave the way they do, how they learn, and how to enhance the bond between you and your canine companion.  Any of these titles should be readily available from your favourite book seller.

I love teaching tricks to my dogs, and they love learning them.  Here are a couple of titles to help get you started training tricks to your dog.