WoofGang In Print

WoofGang Handouts and Handbooks:
Bringing Up Puppy (excerpt) :: Kongs Fit for a King :: Crate Training :: Housetraining 101 :: Separation Anxiety :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog :: Canine Diet :: The Canine Workout -- Indoors :: The Canine Workout -- Outdoors :: Training Tips

WoofGang Web-Published Articles:
Halloween -- Don't Let your Dog Get Spooked (on Today.com) :: Puppy Socialization -- Helping your Puppy Make Friends (on Today.com) :: Helping your Canine Creature of Habit Adjust to Change (on Today.com) :: The Power of the Trick -- Part I: The Tricks that Treat and Part II: A Canine Workout (on Today.com) :: Shaping Companion Behaviors (on Today.com) :: NILIF -- A Training Buzz Word :: Using People Food as Treats :: The Dangers of Too Much Freedom :: The Mouthy Dog :: Dogs and Kids):: Preparing Fido for your New Baby :: The Tao of Training :: The Importance of Neutering :: Yard Games :: Breed-Specific Sports for your Dog :: Establishing Communication in the Human/Canine Family :: Understanding the Canine "Tap-Out" :: Calming an Anxious Dog :: Exercising during the Dog Days of Summer :: From Dolphins to Dogs -- To Click or Not To Click :: Learning to Share :: Building Trust :: Stuffing a Kong Fit for a King! :: Spring into Action! :: The Crate: (Old) Home within a (New) Home :: When Considering the Use of Punishment :: How Dogs Learn: Pt.I & Pt.II :: From a Trainer's Notebook :: Demythacizing Pup Psychology :: Canine Diet: Food for Thought :: The Bark Stops Here! :: New Year's Resolutions -- A Healthier Dog :: Home Alone (on YPC) :: Trick and Treat (on YPC) :: Loving A Shy Dog (on YPC) :: The Art of Training (on YPC) :: Inhibiting Common Behavior Problems (on YPC) :: Harnessing the Power of Pavlov (on YPC) :: Keeping the Peace -- Life in a Multi-Animal Household (on YPC) :: It's Not My Fault! -- Inadvertantly Reinforced Bad Behaviors) :: Building Relationship (on YPC) :: A Question of Dominance (on YPC) :: Making Sense of Dog Play (on YPC) :: Bringing Home a Shelter Dog (on YPC) :: Hand Targeting -- So Much More Than Just a Trick (on YPC) :: Getting Your Dog Cafe-Ready (on YPC) :: Providing Puppy Socialization in Tandem with Inoculations (on YPC) :: Understanding a Dog's Inner Puppy (on YPC) :: Games to Play with Your Dog

WoofGang in the Press:
Interview on All Business Media Radio Interview with Bonnie Brown about Shelter Behavior Programs on Dog Trainers Connection :: Pets, Pets, Pets by Joanne Anderson writes on the Buddy Program, Part 1 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record and the Buddy Program, Part 2 in The Massapequa Post, The Babylon Beacon, and The Amityville Record :: Channel 12 Paws for Parkinson's 2013 :: Parents.com 4 Ways to Involve Kids in Dog Training :: 6 Tips for Picking the Perfect Pet Name :: Care.com 8 Tips to Raising the Perfect Puppy :: The Today Show interview :: previously on Today... Halloween -- Don't Let your Dog Get Spooked Oct 31, 2012 :: Puppy Socialization -- How to Help your Puppy Make Friends Oct 11, 2012 :: Helping your Canine Creature of Habit Adjust to Change Sept 28, 2012 :: The Power of the Trick (Part II): The Canine Workout Sept 7, 2012 :: The Power of the Trick (Part I): The Tricks that Treat Aug 24, 2012 :: Q&A Aug 10, 2012 :: Q&A Aug 3, 2012 :: Q&A July 20, 2012 :: Shaping Companion Behaviors July 6, 2012 :: Q&A June 29, 2012 :: Q&A June 22, 2012 :: Q&A June 15, 2012 :: Q&A June 1, 2012 :: Q&A May 25, 2012 :: Q&A May 18, 2012 :: Q&A May 11, 2012 :: Q&A May 4, 2012 :: Q&A Apr 27, 2012

WoofGang Tilly-Vision
Episode 1: The Cookie Drop

Tilly's Tales: A Shelter Dog's Blog
Episode 4: Bonding with Tilly ::
Episode 3: Our Potty Girl ::
Episode 2: The Ride Home ::
Episode 1: Starting Life Together

The Hempstead Shelter Dog Tips:
Tip 8: Impulse Control from Jax ::
Tip 7: Don't Punish a Warning from Miss Gray ::
Tip 6: Canine Diet from Versace ::
Tip 5: Stop Dog Jumping from Colt ::
Tip 4: Walk without the Pull from Bill Blass ::
Tip 3: The Tap-Out from Tommy ::
Tip 2: The Wagging Tail from Snow ::
Tip 1: The Growling Dog from Acis

The Hempstead Hound:
March 2014 :: January 2014 :: December 2013 :: November 2013 :: October 2013 :: September 2013 :: August 2013 :: July 2013 :: June 2013

The WoofGang Wag Rag:
Spring 2011 :: Winter 2011 :: December 2010 :: November 2010 :: October 2010 :: September 2010 :: August 2010 :: July 2010 :: June 2010 :: May 2010 :: April 2010 :: March 2010 :: February 2010 :: January 2010 :: December 2009 :: November 2009 :: October 2009 :: September 2009 :: July 2009 :: June 2009 :: May 2009 :: April 2009 :: March 2009 :: February 2009 :: January 2009

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WoofGang suggests the following websites for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and training:

  at us if you're looking for dog-friendly establishments in the Philadelphia metro area, or if you have one to share!

Suggested Reading List

MyWoofGang.com suggests the following books for invaluable information about dogs, dog behavior, and relationship training:

Excel-erated Learning
by Pamela Reid,
an essential guide to learning theory
Canine Body Language
A Photographic Guide, Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog

by Brenda Aloff
Bones Would Rain from the Sky
Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs

by Suzanne Clothier
A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Dog-Dog Aggression

by Jean Donaldson
A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs

by Jean Donaldson
Before and After Getting your Puppy
by Ian Dunbar
Bringing Up Puppy
by Laura Garber
Feeling Outnumbered?
How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-Dog Household

by Karen London and Patricia McConnell
Feisty Fido
by Patricia McConnell and Karen London,
Help for the Leash-Aggressive Dog
The Other End of the Leash
Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs

by Patricia McConnell
I'll be Home Soon
How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety

by Patricia McConnell
Control Unleashed
Creating a Focused and Confident Dog

by Leslie McDevitt
Horses Never Lie
The Heart of Passive Leadership

by Mark Rashid
On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals (DVD)
by Turid Rugaas
Pet First Aid
by Bobbie Mammato,
for cats and dogs

Website Credits

MyWoofGang.com is grateful to the following people for their contributions to the site:

  • Mike Santoro, Contributor and Content Advisor
  • Jeff Cohen of Computer Technicians of America, IT Support
  • James Keating, Marketing and Technical Consulting
  • Stefanie Ashby, Graphic Designer
  • Ray Haddad of Raymond Haddad Photography, Photography
  • Lauren Lombumier, Web Designer
  • Eve Bohlin, Creative Advisor and Artistic Contributor
  • Dan Sallitt, Editor