Here are a few suggestions for Tibetan Spaniel and dog-related books. If you know of a great book for Tibetan Spaniels that is not listed here, please let us know.
Books About Tibetan Spaniels
The Tibetan Spaniel, A Gift from the Roof of the World – by Susan Miccio. Published by OTR Publications, ISBN: 0940269120. An informative, colorful book covering just about everything you ever wanted to know about Tibetan Spaniels.
Le Chien Tibetain – by Simonne Chauvin-Daroux, ISBN: 2 9512700 0 3, A wonderful French book about the Tibetan Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier, Shih-Tzu & Lhasa Apso. Available from SCD – 41 Rue des Souchères – 26110 Nyons – France – FF : 220 (include post).
The Danish Tibetan Spaniel Champions – by Ragnhild Primdal & Harald Olsen, is a very nicely done notebook of the first 67 Danish Tibetan Spaniel Champions. The Foreword and the instructions on how to use the book are in English. The 5″ x 7″ pages are a half page color photo (B/W when color not available) of the dog with a 3 generation pedigree below it. Designed to be “added to”, this book is a must have for pedigree research on Danish Tibetan Spaniels and is available from Ragnhild Primdal in Denmark.
Collectors Books – Out of Print
The Tibetan Spaniel Handbook – by Ann Lindsay Wynyard and Jeanne Holsapple, ISBN: 0-932970-46-X, The original Tibetan Spaniel Handbook. A must for all Tibbie owners. Out of Print.
Dogs of Tibet and the History of the Tibetan Spaniel – by Ann Lindsay Wynyard, ISBN: 0907 948 006, Out of Print. A fascinating book about dogs originating in Tibet.
Dog Directory Guide to Owning the Tibetan Spaniel – by Ann Lindsay Wynyard, ISBN: 0 903558 12 2. Out of Print.
Dog Care and Training
How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With – by Rutherford & Neil, ISBN: 093186657X – Excellent book on selecting, training and housebreaking your new puppy. Highly recommended for all new puppy owners.
Your Purebred Puppy, A Buyers Guide – by Michele Welton, ISBN: 0805064451 – This authoritative guide profiles 200 breeds and varieties of dogs, complete with photographs of each, to help prospective buyers find the one with the physical and behavioral characteristics that will best suit them.
American Kennel Club Dog Care and Training – by the American Kennel Club, ISBN: 087605405X – Great book on training and housebreaking your pet.
Second Hand Dog-How to Turn Yours into a First-Rate Pet – by Carol Lea Benjamin ISBN: 0876057350 – A great book describing the care, training, and rehabilitation of previously owned or formerly homeless dogs, focusing on their special problems and needs.
How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend : A Training Manual for Dog Owners – by New Skete Monks, published by Little Brown and Company, ISBN: 0316604917 – The best guide around to selecting and training a puppy.
Don’t Shoot the Dog – by Karen Pryor, published by Bantam Books, ISBN: 0553253883. – Excellent book on training dogs. Great information on clicker training and positive reinforcement.
Volunteering With Your Pet : How to Get Involved in Animal-Assisted Therapy With Any Kind of Pet – by Mary R. Burch , ISBN: 0876057911 – How you and your pet can make a difference.
Dog Language : An Encyclopedia of Canine Behaviour – by Roger Abrantes, Alice Rasmussen (Illustrator), Sarah Whitehead (Editor), ISBN: 0966048407 – Why dogs do what they do and how we can express ourselves so that our dogs understand us better.
Dog Health and First Aid
Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats – by Richard H. Pitcairn, Susan Hubble Pitcairn, Michael W. Fox, published by Rodale Press, ISBN: 0875962432 – An excellent book! Natural approach to pet nutrition. It covers every facet of animal treatment and nutrition, including protection from environmental health hazards, and treatment for disease.
The Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog – by Wendy Volhard & Kerry Brown, published by Howell Book House, ISBN: 0876055609 – Alternative health care for your dog.
Four Paws Five Directions : A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs – by Cheryl Schwartz, published by Celestial Arts; ISBN: 0890877904 – A comprehensive approach to home animal care which includes descriptions of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatments.
Pet First Aid : Cats and Dogs – by Bobbie Mammato, Susie Duckworth (Illustrator), C V Mosby Trade; ISBN: 157857000X – Reference guide covering emergency care for both dogs and cats.
The Tellington TTouch : A Revolutionary Natural Method to Train and Care for Your Favorite Animal– by Linda Tellington-Jones, Sybil Taylor (Contributor), Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0140117288 – A guide to using the Tellington TTouch on how to release the pain, fear, and tension so many animals suffer.