• The Puppy Primer – Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D.
  • Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How To Start Your Puppy Off Right – Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS
  • Living With Kids And Dogs – Colleen Pelar
  • How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With – Rutherford and Neil
  • An Intro to Clicker Training – Information on Operant Conditioning
  • Clicker Puppy DVD – Winner Of the IPDTA Innovation Award!
  • Getting Started: Clicker Training For Dogs – Karen Pryor
  • Click Your Way To Rally Obedience – Pamela S. Dennison
  • Control Unleashed (Book OR DVD) – Leslie McDevitt
  • Shaping Success (The Unlikely Education Of A Champion) – Susan Garrett
  • Building Blocks for Performance – Bobbie Anderson
  • Canine Good Citizen – The AKC CGC program issues certificates to dogs and handlers that can pass a 10 step temperament test.

Show Venues

  • IABCA: International All Breed Canine Association
  • ICKC: International Canine Kennel Club
  • ARBA: American Rare Breed Association

Health Links

Club Affiliations

  • MASCA: Miniature Australian Shepherd Club of America
  • ASCA: Australian Shepherd Club of America
  • APDT: Association of Pet Dog Trainers


  • NADAC: North American Dog Agility Council
  • Dogfolk Enterprises: Canine Structural Expert Pat Hastings
  • USDAA: United States Dog Agility Association
  • Skyhoundz: The Center of the Disc Dog Universe
  • MARS: Mini Aussie Rescue & Support
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