Animal Training Books

This list includes books on training all types of animals and birds except horses.
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A Hill Shepherd Trains His Border Collies (DVD)
by: Scrimgeour, Derek & His Champion Killbrae Sheepdogs
With hundreds of sheep grazing on miles of steep rock Derek relies heavily on a team of capable and talented dogs to gather the sheep throughout the year. He shows his techniques for training a dog to flank, lie down, outrun, drive shed, go back and much more. Then he shows how these skills are used in everyday work situations. He gives training seminars and clinics and continues to judge. This video is regarded by many as the best training video on this subject. Derek is also the author of the highly acclaimed book Talking Sheepdogs.
c. 2004, DVD, 90 Min...$29.95

A Way of Life: Sheepdog Training, Handling & Trialling
Jones, H. Glyn & Collins, Barbara
Early days, choosing a dog, play to work, singling & outrun, polishing, brace.
c. 1987, H/C...$32.95

Agility Training: The Fun Sport For All Dogs
Simmons-Moake, Jane
Training and trials for all dogs. Covers getting started, obstacles, obedience, sequence training, distance control, training class ideas, agility trial classes & competition, holding an agility event. B/W photos & illustrations, and obstacle course construction diagrams. 237 pgs.
c. 1991, H/C...$25.95

All About Agility
O'Neil, Jacqueline
Learn how the sport evolved, how the courses differ in different organizations, what the rules & titles are, and training tips. B/W photos. 180 pgs.
c. 1999, Revised Ed, H/C...$12.95

All About Agility
O'Neil, Jacqueline
Learn how the sport evolved, how the courses differ in different organizations, what the rules & titles are, and training tips. B/W photos. 180 pgs.
c. 1999, Revised Ed, S/C...$12.95

All About Elephants
Burger, Carl
Capture, training, myth & truth, future, show elephant, working elephant.
c. 1965, H/C...$37.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

All Dogs Need Some Training
Palika, Liz

Start your puppy right, house-training & crate-training, basic obedience commands, does your dog bark, dig & chew?, games to play with your dog, more training, dog sports & activities, responsible dog ownership. Delightful drawings. 116 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$9.95

All The Loving Wolves: Living & Learning with Wolf Hybrids
Belshaw, Michael

A great book for those who have wolf hybrids. Covers topics: living and learning with wolf hybrids, communication, feed, care, & training. 128 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$11.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

Basic Exotic Cat Care
Feline Conservation Federation

Chapters include: Permits, basic dispostion of wild felines, facilities & equipment, basic nutrition, bottle feeding cubs, health care basics, species selection for novices, behavior training basics, about the FCF, Equipment & supplies & vendors. 24 pgs.
c. 2003, Booklet...$5.00

Beauty of the Beasts
by: Helfer, Ralph

One of the world's foremost animal trainers tells the true tales of Hollywood's Wild Animal Stars with his Affection Training Method. It chronicles the many years Ralph Helfer spent as a Hollywood animal behaviorist, and is full of behind-the-scenes accounts of the many television programs and films in which Helfer's animals appeared, including Charlie's Angels and The Ten Commandments, and the stars he and his animals worked with such as Elvis Presley, Clint Eastwood, and Marilyn Monroe. But this is more than a story of the famous, both four and two-legged -- it's also about the important roles animals play in our lives, and how much less human we would be without them.B/W photos. 227 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C $13.95

Beyond Basic Dog Training: New Updated Edition
by: Bauman, Diane L.

This book shows how dogs learn, what they do with what they learn, and how a stimulated canine mind, along with an untrampled canine ego, makes for a dog that is a constant joy to live and work with. The new edition presents the most current knowledge on canine learning patterns, and provides updated American Kennel Club obedience trial regulations, greatly expanded since the first edition appeared. The instruction in Beyond Basic Dog Training is behind Gaines "Superdogs," numerous obedience trial champions, and a host of canine successes. This is the book of choice for informed obedience fans. It can do for you and your dog what it has done for them and theirs. B/W photos. 257 pgs.
c. 1991, H/C...$24.95

Birds Off The Perch
Lachman, Grindol & Kocher

Therapy & training for your pet bird. This revolutionary approach combines expertise of an animal behaviorist, a companion parrot consultant, and a veterinarian who use "family therapy techniques", such as respecting your bird's boundaries & sibling rivalary to help change mischievous behavior such as biting, screaming, bird rivalry, feather plucking, & jealousy towards humans. 206 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$12.00

Burmese Timber Elephant
Gale, U Toke

Accurate accounts of behavior, sexual life, training, capture of wild elephants, training, medicine, & a chapter on the white elephant. Written by a retired Burmese forester with many years of experience. B/W photos, illustrations, graphs. 162 pgs.
c. 1974, H/C...$72.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Burmese Timber Elephant
Gale, U Toke

Accurate accounts of behavior, sexual life, training, capture of wild elephants, training, medicine, & a chapter on the white elephant. Written by a retired Burmese forester with many years of experience. B/W photos, illustrations, graphs. 162 pgs.
c. 1974, S/C...$72.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Cat Training
Lippmann, Margrit

Teaching your cat 11 tricks as well as a chapter on advanced training.
c. 1974, S/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Cat Training In 10 Minutes
by: Fields-Babineau, Miriam

Teach your cat to: Come, Roll-over, Sit, Walk on a leash, and more. The author has professional experience training cats for television and film. Step-by-step photos let you follow along and show you how to train your cat. Color photos. 142 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$14.95

Cats On The Counter: Therapy & Training For Your Cat
Lachman, Dr Larry & Mickadeit, Frank
Uses unique approaches, borrowed from human therapy, to analyze what makes a cat tick and what happens when his behavior gets out of control. Filled with fascinating stories, excellent advice, and empathy for both misbehaving pets & their people. 201 pgs.
c. 2000, H/C...$21.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Circus: Lure & Legend
Fenner, Mildred & Wolcott

History, animals & trainers, clowns, aerialists, side show, on the road.
c. 1970, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Clicker Journal Collection, Volume 2
by: Burmaster, Corally (Editor)

A compilation of articles from the 1996 issues of the Clicker Journal. Using the clicker method on dogs, cats, goats and horses. 75 pages
Volume 2, S/C... $14.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, previous owners name on inside front cover

Clicker Training For Cats (Getting Started)
by: Pryor, Karen

Introduces cat-lovers, breeders, & trainers to the all-positive approach to teaching your cat to: came when called, play without biting or acratching, stay off the table, getting along with dogs, walk on a leash, play cat games & do cute tricks. 85 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$14.95

Clicker Training For Obedience: Shaping Top Performance--Positively
by: Spector, Margan

Step-by-step instructions, regardless of the dog's age or experience, whether starting a new puppy or headed for the obedience ring. Teach your dog to: master a wide range of basic skills, accept grooming and physical handling calmly, come when called, walk quietly on a leash in public, behave polielty around friends & family, and perform with confidence and precision in the obedience ring. B/W photos. 267 pgs.
c. 1999, S/C, (Regular Price $29.95)...$22.50
Condition: Very Good, slight staining from slight waterdamage on cover & title page, all other pages like new

Come Bye! And Away! (DVD)
by: Jones, H. Glyn
1st video in the Sheepdog Training series. Demonstration of early stages of sheepdog training. This acclaimed video focuses on the first stages of training a young dog. Glyn Jones shows how he teaches the four basic commands and gains the dog's willing co-operation. There are three videos in the Sheepdog Training series: "Come Bye & Away"; "That'll Do"; and "Take Time". All Videos sold seperately.
c. 1991, VHS, 40 min...$29.95

Dog Obedience Training: A Quarterly

Best training age, puppy training, basic principles, training exercises.
c. 1996, Magazine...$9.95

Dog Training Basics
Fields-Babineau, Miriam

Whether you're trying to housebreak your dog, or teach it to heel, sit, come, stand, stay, play games, or do tricks, you'll find the right training technique here. The full range of dog and puppy care is covered. You need no special equipment--a consistent tone of voice for each command is the key. Change bad behavior, such as excessive barking and digging up your lawn. Charts show different needs for over 75 breeds. 128 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$14.95

Dog Training in 10 Minutes
by: Benjamin, Carol Lea

In language that's clear and easy to follow, and with a method that's compassionate and humane, this book will teach readers about understanding their dog (the first step in getting a handle on the animal's behavior), training equipment, teaching sit, down, come, heel, and other essentials like wait, leave it, and off, and secrets of problem correction, and much more. 45 color photos. 62 color drawings. 124 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$14.95

Dog Training Made Easy
by: Tucker, Michael

Chapters are; The choice of dog, dog psychology and puppy training, common problems, temperament, the dog's senses, basic principles in dog training, training epuipment, heel work, sit-stay, the recall, the drop, retrieve, jumping and retriving over the jump, advanced heel work, stays out of sight, speak, food refusl, signal exercises, the guard dog, how the dog has learned. B/W photos. 160 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$17.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Dog Training Made Easy & Fun
Kellogg, John

Owning a dog, beginning steps, basic commands, advanced & utility training. 86 pgs.
c. 1970, S/C...$5.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Dog Tricks: Eighty-Eight Challenging Activities for Your Dog from World-Class Trainers
by: Haggerty & Benjamin

88 great tricks to teach a dog--from the simple give me your paw to the more challenging jumping rope to the more useful telephone-answering-machine trick. Aptitude chart allows owners to gauge which tricks their breed of dog will most likely master. Packaged with a flying disc - hours of fun with your dog. 45 practical and engaging drawings by Carol Lea Benjamin. 303 pgs.
c. 1996, H/C, w/Frisbee...$12.95

Dog Tricks: Step By Step
by: Zeigenfuse, Mary Ann Rombold

Teach your dog tricks you’ ll BOTH enjoy, the fun way, without rules and regimentation! Use the Canine Personality Test included to find out your pet’ s Personality Profile, and then follow the step-by-step guidelines to teach those tricks best suited to your star-to-be. Included are practical tricks to make your dog useful at home; tricks to build rapport between dog and trainer; and cute tricks, great just for showing off. Instructive and fun photos and illustrations throughout complement the easy to follow, step-by-step instruction from trainer Mary Ann Rombold Zeigenfuse. B/W photos 130 pgs.
c. 2003, Rev Ed, S/C...$14.95

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