Training and Health Resources

Please find some resources to help your dog and you below. The items with an article followed by (PDF) are PDFs available from MWBCR for free. The images of book covers are recommended books available for purchase from Dogwise; MWBCR is an affiliate of Dogwise. If you purchase from this link or the Dogwise link on our homepage, Dogwise donates a portion of your purchase to MWBCR. We hope these resoureces help your dog(s) and you.


Focus/Attention Exercises

Auto Check In (PDF)

Treat Retreat (PDF)



General Dog information: Understanding Dogs; Relationships with Dogs

Dog Bite Prevention (PDF)

How to Interact with Dogs, Especially for Kids (PDF)

How NOT to Interact with Dogs, Especially for Kids (PDF)

Checklist for Bringing a New Dog Home (PDF)

Crate Training, House Training, & Home Alone

crate-training (PDF)

Home Alone by Ian Dunbar (PDF)

Home Alone/Separation Anxiety info by ASPCA (weblink)

House Training (PDF)

Pet Proofing Your House (Weblink) Thanks to MWBCR follower Anabel, 9, for recommending!



Fear, Anxiety, & Undesirable Behavior

APDT Resources to Common Training & Behavior Problems (link to webpage)

Ian Dunbar’s List of Free Resources to Common Undesirable Behavior Issues (link to webpage)