What Are The Best Books About Raising Your Puppy or Adult Dog? In this article, we have listed the best recommendations for you, including an overview of the best books per dog breed. Read along…

Best ever written books about raising puppies and dogs

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Raising Dogs & Puppies of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About Raising Dogs & PuppiesAuthor
Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with LoveZak George, Dina Roth Port
Before and After Getting Your Puppy: The Positive Approach to Raising a Happy, Healthy, and Well-Behaved DogIan Dunbar
The Art of Raising a PuppyThe Monks of New Skete
The Puppy Bible: The ultimate week-by-week guide to raising your puppyAlison Smith and Claire Arrowsmith
he Everything New Puppy Book: Choosing, raising, and training your new best friendAmy Ammen and Carlo DeVito
The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Puppy: How to Train and Care for Your New DogVictoria Stilwell
Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dogKyra Sundance
Modern Dog Parenting: Raising Your Dog or Puppy to Be a Loving Member of Your FamilySarah Hodgson
Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps: Everything You Need to Know to Raise the Perfect Dog Mark Van Wye
Training the Best Dog Ever: A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz

The updated top 10 list: the best books about raising your dog / puppy

The Art of Raising a Puppy (Revised Edition)

If you are thinking of getting a puppy, then we highly recommend this book to start training your puppy from day one. Be prepared for whatever behavior your puppy shows you and know how to act.

KISS Guide to Raising a Puppy (Keep it Simple Guides)

We like this book, because it is all about the basics of having a puppy. It tells you what exercise it needs, how and when to feed it, and how to take care of it. Expert tips that are given make this book a valuable guide on raising a healthy and happy puppy.

The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Puppy: How to Train and Care for Your New Dog

Human behavior is different from animal behavior, and understanding what your new puppy is telling you, is key to knowing what action to take to correct it or reward it. This book also addresses, among many other topics, how to puppy-proof your home during the first phase.

Raising and Training Perfect Puppies: The Missing Secret to Success

If your puppy needs training you can decide to join a dog training school in your neighborhood, but what if the group is so large that there is hardly enough attention for every puppy and puppy owner? This book will teach you everything you want to know on how to train your new pup.

Australian Shepherd: 2 Books in 1: The Complete Guide to Australian Shepherd + Australian Shepherd Puppy Training. A Guidebook to Raising, Feeding, Training and Living Happily with Your Aussie

Every dog breed has its own characteristics. Some dogs love spending the whole day looking out the window, other dogs need several hours of exercise during the day to keep them happy. This book is specifically written for those of you who are thinking of bringing home an Australian Shepherd.

Your German Shepherd Puppy Month by Month, 2nd Edition: Everything You Need to Know at Each State to Ensure Your Cute and Playful Puppy (Your Puppy Month by Month)

Puppies go through several phases in their life, and especially if you have a large dog, you want to know how to guide your dog from being a lovely pup to growing into an obedient dog. This book is about German Shepherds.

So Your Bitch Is Pregnant: Raising Your First Litter of Puppies From Pregnancy to Placement

If you want your dog to have puppies, then you should prepare well in advance. From problems that may occur during the pregnancy or when giving birth, to what to do if your dog has 10 puppies and you would like to keep them all; this book shares it all.

Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

We like Zak George’s book on training dogs, because he teaches you how to match the energy level of your dog. Know what dog character works for you when choosing one, find out how basic training works, and discover fun activities to do with your dog.

Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month: Everything You Need to Know at Each Stage to Ensure Your Cute and Playful Puppy (Your Puppy Month by Month)

This is the same book as title number 6 on this top ten list, but now it is on Golden Retrievers and not on German Shepherds. Know everything there is to know about this dog breed and enjoy the unique companionship of a Golden Retriever.

Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy: Your Simple Step-by-Step Guide to Raising and Training a Happy Puppy

We love Steve Mann’s methods described in this book, because they can be applied to any type of dog, whether you bring home a pup, decide to save a rescue dog, or have a dog at home that shows different behavior now that he is getting older.

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