References and Resources

Dogs A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution Ray Coppinger & Lorna Coppinger 2001

Dog Sense How the New Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet John Bradshaw 2011


Why Does My Dog Act That Way? A Complete Guide to Your Dog's Personality Stanley Coren 2006 Free press Simon and Schuster, Inc  ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-7706-8 (hard cover) Chapters 7 to 10 also pages 180- 182 Summary of Training/Socialization 

Lend Me an Ear: The Temperament, Selection and Training of the Hearing Ear Dog Martha Hoffman 

Accuracy of Fear Temperament Tests improve with age of dog
http://www.appliedanimalbehaviour.com/article/0168-1591(84)90118-7/abstract


First-stepping test
http://www.journalvetbehavior.com/article/S1558-7878(10)00037-7/fulltext


Diabetic Alert Dog Selection book http://servicedogacademy.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/ServiceDogAcademySuperPuppyHowToFindThePerfectDiabeticAlertDogCandidate.pdf 

Ian Dunbar's Before You Get Your Puppy
http://www.dogstardaily.com/files/BEFORE%20You%20Get%20Your%20Puppy.pdf

Puppy Culture http://www.puppyculture.com  (great guide for breeders-tons of free information about raising puppies,

Facebook discussion group https://www.facebook.com/groups/383694245140783/

Two one hour talks by Suzanne Clothier on relationships with dogs and temperament selection. It is useful for service dogs of all types and well worth the time watching it. She's funny too!

Part 1 http://mediamill.cla.umn.edu/mediamill/display/999231012
Part 2 http://mediamill.cla.umn.edu/mediamill/display/999231011