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Book Publications and Contributing Chapters and Articles:

  • Professional Standards for Dog Trainers:  Effective, Humane Principles, (2001) Delta Society, Renton, WA.

  • Raising Puppies and Kids Together:  A Guide for Parents (2005) TFH Publications, Neptune City, N.J. Voted in the top three parenting books by Franklin D. Roosevelt Foundation!

  • The Dog Trainer’s Resource 1 – The APDT Chronicle of the Dog Collection, (2006) Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, WA

  • The Dog Behavior Answer book – Practical Insights & Proven Solutions for Your Canine Questions – (2006) Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA

  • The Dog Trainer’s Resource 2 – The APDT Chronicle of the Dog Collection, (2008), Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, WA

  • The Dog Trainer’s Resource 3 – The APDT Chronicle of the Dog Collection, (2014), Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, WA

Publications

Publications:

 

  • My Destructive Dog!  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 12, Number 1, Spring 1995

  • Housetraining Hints, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 11, No. 1, Spring 1994

  • Adolescence:  A Challenging Stage in Your Dog’s Life, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 1994

  • Why Won’t My Dog Come When Called?  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 11, No. 2, Summer 1994

  • Quiet!  Please!  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 12, Number 2, Summer 1995

  • Litterbox Aversion, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 1995

  • Kids and Dogs - - Friends or Foes, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 12, Number 4, Winter 1995

  • Puppies 101, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 13, Number 2, Summer 1996

  • Jump!  Stopping Those Unwanted Affectionate Advances, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 13, Number 4, Winter 1996

  • My Dog is a Thief, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 15, Number 2, Summer 1998

  • Oral Fixation or Typical Feline Behavior, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 16, Number 2, Spring 1999

  • It’s all Foreign to Them – Bridging the Communication Gap, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 16, Number 4, Fall 1999

  • Grateful Geriatrics:  Tips for the Older Pet, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 16, Number 1, Winter 1999

  • The Scratching Post, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 17, Number 2, Spring 2000

  • Say Hello to Your New Brother or Sister, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 17, Number 3, Summer, 2000

  • The Coveted Food Dish, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 17, Number 4, Fall 2000

  • Follow the Leader, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 18, Number 1, Winter, 2000

  • The “Don’t Pet Me” Syndrome, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 18, Number 2, Spring 2001

  • Fear Factor, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 18, Number 4, Fall 2001

  • Puppy FAQ, Fall 2001, Target the Family

  • Tips for Solving Litterbox Problems, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 19, Number 4, Fall 2002

  • Watch Out!  Dogs Will Be Dogs, January/February 2003, Vol. 26, No. 1, NACA News

  • Turn Off that Alarm Clock, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 20, Number 2, Spring 2003

  • Maintaining Your Pet’s Behavioral Health During Her “Golden Years”, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2003

  • Stay Off My Turf!  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 20, Number 4, Winter 2003-2004

  • Are You Ready to Take on Behavioral Cases? January/February 2004, Vol. XI, No. 1, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog

  • Whisker Wisdom – Housetraining a Hound, Sixth Edition 2004, New Parent Guide

  • Basic Training, Sixth Edition 2004, New Parent Guide

  • Am I Ready for a Dog?  Picking a Winner, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 21, Number 3, Fall, 2004

  • Passionate About Dogs, Holiday Issue 2004, Vol. 15, No. 6, New Jersey Countryside

  • What’s A Reward? December 2004, Vol 121, No. 12, AKC Gazette

  • The Old Fears of Puppy Socialization:  Let it Go! January/February 2005, Vol. XIII, No. 1, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog

  • Follow the Leader is Dog’s Game, February 26, 2005, Courier News

  • Puppy Socialization.  It’s an Important Part of Every Dog’s Development, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 22, Number 1, Fall, 2005

  • Keeping Your Pet Safe.  The Importance of Crate/Confinement Training, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 21, Number 2, Winter, 2005

  • Fear Factor – Overcoming Fears, January/February/March 2006, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Tibetan Tails

  • Dogs + Kids = A Great Relationship, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 23, Number 1, Winter, 2006

  • Good Chemistry, Eighth Edition 2006, New Parent Guide

  • Preparing For the Stork’s Arrival, Eighth Edition 2006, New Parent Guide

  • Advice Your Kids Can Sink Their Teeth Into, Eighth Edition 2006, New Parent Guide

  • Fear Factor – Frightened Fidos, January/February 2007, Vol. XI, No. 1, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog

  • Don’t Leave Me Alone!!!, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 23, Number 1, Spring, 2007

  • It’s Mine!  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Volume 24, Number 2, Fall, 2007

  • Let the Good Times Roll!  Creating Fun for Your Dog and Cat! St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 25. Number 2, Spring, 2008

  • Dog Training in Japan, July/August 2007, Vol. XV, No. 4, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog

  • Dogs, Cats & Rugrats, Ninth Edition 2007, New Parent Guide

  • Tons of Fun, Inside & Out, Tenth Edition 2008, New Parent Guide

  • Canine Play Intrigues Scientists and Trainers:  Part 2, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog July/August 2008

  • Winter Doldrums – Don’t Forget About the Dog! St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 25, Number 1, Winter, 2008

  • Back to School, It’s Not Just for Kids! St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 26, Number 3, Fall 2008

  • Reinforcing Fear:  Why the Debate?  The APDT Chronicle of the Dog, May/June 2009

  • Transitioning a Pet from the Shelter to a Permanent Home with You, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 27, Number 1, Winter 2009

  • The Young and the Restless, Eleventh Edition of New Parent Guide 2009

  • Reinforcing Fear – Why the Debate?  St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 27, Number 2, Summer 2009

  • Chill Out! Dealing with the Overly Aroused Dog, Off Lead and Animal Behavior, Vol. 11, Edition 1, Spring 2010

  • Chill Out!, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 28, Number 1, Winter 2010

  • Why Take Your Puppy to Class?, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 28, Number 2, Fall 2010

  • On-Leash Reactivity to Other Dogs with Patricia McConnell, PhD, CAAB, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog, November/December 2010

  • Running a “Reactive” Dog Class:  It’s Not All Fun and Games!, The APDT Chronicle of the Dog, January/February 2011

  • Superior Seniors – Enhancing Canine Brain Power, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 29, Number 1, Spring 2011

  • Friends Furever – Making the Kids-and-Pet Combination Work with Maximum and Fun and Minimal Fuss, 13th Edition, 2011, New Parent Guide

  • Let the Good Times Roll!  Creating Fun for Your Dog and Cat, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 30, Number 1, Spring 2012

  • Saving Crusher, St. Hubert’s Humane News, Vol. 31, Number 1, Winter 2013

  • The Australian APDT Newsletter, Fall, 2013 – “Reinforcing Fear:  Why the Debate?”

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Pia's Book Raising Puppies and Kids Together

Raising Puppies and Kids Together:  Voted in the top three parenting books by Franklin D. Roosevelt Foundation.

 

ADPT Chronicle of Dog Training

Contributed articles to:

  • Animal Companion Magazine

  • Jersey Tails Pet Magazine

  • St. Hubert's Human News

  • New Parent Guide

  • Off Lead Magazine

  • The APDT Chronicle of the Dog