Learn to Earn
The “Learn to Earn” program by Dr. Sophia Yin will help your dog develop impulse control.  Teaching your dog impulse control is the foundation of a happy life with your dog. Lack of impulse control can result in many problem behaviors. Dr. Sophia Yin teaches us how to implement the Learn to Earn program.  To learn more click here to visit Sophia Yin’s website.

Ruff Love
Susan Garrett’s book “Ruff Love” gives instruction on how create a relationship with your dog as well as stop unwanted behaviors. This book is a great step by step guide. To learn more click here to visit Susan Garrett’s website where you can purchase a copy of the book.  You can also purchase a copy through Amazon Smile and support NBCR!

Crate Training & Containment
Crate training is essential for a safe life with your dog. Crate training teaches your dog to be content with being contained, protects your dog, protects your belongings and assists in potty training.  Crates are especially useful when you are raising a puppy or young dog.  Crates prevent dogs from rehearsing unwanted behaviors such as chewing or going potty inside.


Learn to read Dog Body Language
Dogs “speak” through body language. Humans can learn to prevent dog bites by learning to read dog body language.

On talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas

Canine Body Language a Photographic Guide by Brenda Aloff

You can find these books at Dogwise Publishing or Amazon Smile (Amazon Smile donates a portion to NBCR!)

Visit Lili Chen’s Doggie Drawings website to find many free educational graphics.