Dedicated to the protection of English Springer Spaniels


 

We have assembled a list of our favorite web sites and books. Whether you’re determining whether a Springer is right for you, looking for adoption options, or researching training and behavior questions, we hope you’ll find some valuable information here.

We are proud members of Petfinder.  They provide some wonderful articles about pet issues and adoption. Please visit their site for some great tips.


English Springer Spaniel Links
Don’t Buy an English Springer Spaniel (excellent breed information)
Breeder Referrals
English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association


English Springer Spaniel Rescue Links
Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue
English Springer Spaniel Rescue of Long Island (ESSCLI)
English Springer Rescue America
Golden Gate English Springer Spaniel Assn Rescue
Springers for Seniors Adoption Program
Northwest Springer Spaniel Rescue


Other Rescue Associations
American Brittany Rescue
Petfinder

Training and Behavior
National Association of Pet Dog Trainers
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

Shelter Links

Massachusetts
Animal Rescue League of Boston
Buddy Dog Humane Society
Paw Safe Animal Rescue
Thomas J O'Connor Animal Control in Springfield, MA
Sterling Animal Shelter

Maine
Bangor Humane Society

New York
Allegany County, NY SPCA


Health Links
Ear Infections
Separation Anxiety
Skin and Allergy Problems
Hip Dysplasia
Blindness
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Colitis
Rage Syndrome - and NO it's not just for Springers!

Recommended Books


Multi-Dog Households
FEELING OUTNUMBERED? HOW TO MANAGE AND ENJOY YOUR MULTI-DOG HOUSEHOLD By Karen London & Patricia McConnell

Rescued Dogs
UNDERSTANDING THE RESCUED DOG By Carol Price (From England)
NOBODY'S BEST FRIEND By Lorraine Houston
SECOND CHANCE By Elsden (From England)
SECOND HAND DOG: HOW TO TURN YOURS INTO A FIRST-RATE PET By Carol Lea Benjamin
TEMPERAMENT TESTING FOR DOGS IN SHELTERS By Sue Sternberg

Separation Anxiety
I’LL BE HOME SOON! By Dr. Patricia McConnell

General Interest
THE OTHER END OF THE LEASH By Dr. Patricia McConnell
HOW TO BE THE LEADER OF THE PACK By Dr. Patricia McConnell

Training
DON’T SHOOT THE DOG By Karen Pryor
CULTURE CLASH By Jean Donaldson
CLICKING WITH YOUR DOG By Peggy Tillman
CLICKER TRAINING FOR OBEDIENCE By Morgan Spector
CLICKER MAGIC VIDEO By Karen Prior
HOW TO TEACH AND OLD DOG NEW TRICKS By Ian Dunbar

Puppies

CLICK HERE FOR A WELL TRAINED DOG By Deb Jones
POSITIVE PUPPY TRAINING WORKS By Joel Walton
AFTER YOU GET YOUR PUPPY By Dr. Ian Dunbar
PUPPY PRIMER By Brenda Scidmore & Patricia McConnell

Fear & Fear Aggression
CAUTIOUS CANINE by Dr. Patricia McConnell

Aggression
DOGS ARE FROM NEPTUNE By Jean Donaldson
CANINE BEHAVIOR PROGRAM: BODY POSTURES & EVALUATING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH VIDEO AND WORKBOOK SET By Suzanne Hetts. DVM and Daniel Estep
DEALING WITH YOUR DOG'S AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR By Editors: Katherine Houpt & Myrna Watanabe of Dog Watch and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
DOG AGGRESSION: VIDEO By Ian Dunbar DVM (two Video set)

Resource Guarding
MINE! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESOURCE GUARDING IN DOGS By Jean Donaldson

Advanced info on how dogs learn
EXCEL-ERATED LEARNING By Dr. Pamela J. Reid

Dog Language
DOG LANGUAGE: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CANINE BEHAVIOR By Roger Abrantes