A DOG IS NOT A GUN
Observations on canine policing. Provides a psychologist's perspective on K9 policing gained through participant-observation research.
American Pit Bulls and Tenacious Guard Dogs
Evaluates the Pit Bull as a home guardian, then evaluates 22 other similar breeds for the same purpose. Each breed is illustrated in full color, and is appraised by advantages and disadvantages, availability and dependability. Breeds included: Pit Bull Terrier, Akita, American Bulldog, Am. Staffordshir Terrier, Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Bouvier des Flandres, Boxer, Bullmastiff, Canary Dog, Doberman Pinscher, Dogo Argentino, dogue de Bordeaux, Fila Brasileiro, GSD, Giant Schnauzer, Kuvasz, Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, Rottweiler, Spanish Mastiff, Tibetan Mastiff, and Tosa Inu.
BITE TRAINING PUPPIES VIDEO
Covers instincts and drives to look for in selecting a puppy for protection training, developing the prey drive at an early age.
DECOYS AND AGGRESSION: A POLICE K9 TRAINING MANUAL
by Stephen Mackenzie How to understand canine paralanguage and use your body to communicate with the dog. Different types of natural dog aggression and how to use the dog's language to trigger the useful types without being abusive.
DER SCHUTZHUND (THE PROTECTION DOG)
Helmut Raiser, trans. by Armin Winkler
Training of working dogs in Protection Work. Gives equal consideration to the duties of handler, dog, and helper; covers various drives and ethological terms, and the methods through which dogs learn. There is also detailed instruction on the practical aspects of training dogs in protection work.
HOW POLICE K-9 TECHNIQUES CAN TRANSFORM YOUR EVERYDAY TRAINING DVD
by Steve White (DVD) During this information-packed day with Police K9 Officer Steve White, you'll learn new ways to read canine behavior and how to control stimuli--the triggers that effect behavior. (Are you working with a dog that always barks, or lunges at every child, old person with a walker or other dogs?)
HOW TO RAISE A WORKING PUPPY DVD
by Ed Frawley This DVD on puppy training shows owners how to raise a working puppy. If you are raising a Schutzhund puppy, a police service dog puppy, a S&R puppy, a personal protection dog puppy, a puppy for competition obedience or agility - they will all benefit by making some simple changes in how they are brought up and handled.
Konrad Lorenz; hardcover
The all-time classic for those seeking an understanding of aggression.
PROTECTION DOGS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
Edward Weiss & Thomas Rose
Designed for those who are considering obtaining and training a dog for personal or family protection. Suitable breeds, puppy testing, safety, and legal liability.
The Home & Family Protection Dog:
Selection and Training
by Karen Freeman Duet, George Duet
This book describes the process of choosing and conditioning a dog that will be used as both a family pet and a protection dog. An initial program of training for house manners and obedience is used to establish control and lay the groundwork for the specific agitation work and protection training that is to follow. The authors state, "we have purposely left out details with regard to how training decisions are made," and in many sections information on troubleshooting is scant or completely omitted. The authors emphasize that the training of a personal protection dog should be done with the assistance of an experienced professional trainer.
TRAINING DOGS: A MANUAL
Col. Konrad Most
Available again! 1954 translation of Konrad Most's classic work on dog training. Discover the roots of behavioral training, learn how Most taught obedience exercises, guard & schutzhund training, and more. While his methods may be viewed as harsh by modern dog trainers, the theory behind it was revolutionary for its time and is still applied today.
TRAINING THE NEW HELPER (SCHUTZHUND) DVD
by Ed Frawley These videos are produced by Ed Frawley of Leerburg Videos and are designed for the serious and advanced student of Schutzhund, Protection, and Police Work.