Behavior Library

There is TONS of awesome dog behavior information available and educating yourself is one of the best things you can do for you and your dog(s)! It helps you know what to look for in a trainer, better enables you to choose a companion that’s a good fit when adopting, and may even change your perspective on that problem behavior you’re currently dealing with. Most importantly, it can serve to strengthen your relationship with, and understanding of, the dog(s) with whom you share your life …

Resources from Dogs Out Loud…

We have tons of free training plans and programs for you to use as a guide to get started working with your dog. We always recommend seeking out a professional trainer or behaviorist when working with serious behavior issues, but for some of the easier, you can often troubleshoot those at home.

Behavior Support Blog Posts and Presentations from DOL:

Our Training Plans

Click here for all our dog training plans and programs.

Shelter Cheat Sheets & Behavior Handouts from DOL:

Click here for all our shelter behavior resources, training plans, and programs.

Books We Recommend …

Understanding Dogs:

Reactivity, Aggression, & Fear:

Separation Anxiety:

For Your Canine Wild Child:

Basic Behavior Help & Training:

Fun Stuff:

Websites We Recommend …

Behavior Professionals with Wonderful Programs and Helpful Articles:

Awesome Resources, Products, Communities, and Advocacy:

Austin Adoptables:

Local Trainers We Recommend

Apply for a Training Scholarship Through The Schrodi Fund

What to Look for When Choosing a Trainer

Expanding the definition of adoptable

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    Vince’s Best Last Day

    Last week, surrounded by many of his favorite friends, Vince enjoyed his last ice cream cone. The way he looked at it hesitantly and took that tiny first lick, and then carefully licked every last little bite and … Read More »