Resources

Are you looking to bring home a new family member?

Consider adopting a new friend! There are many fantastic pets out there in animal shelters and foster homes waiting for their forever family. Many organizations adopt out dogs and cats, but did you know that some organizations like Seattle Animal Shelter also sometimes have rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, turtles, chinchillas, chameleons, and even the occasional tarantula available for adoption?

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Here are some great rescue organizations in the Greater Seattle area:

Seattle Humane (in Bellevue): http://www.seattlehumane.org/

Homeward Pet (in Woodinville): https://www.homewardpet.org/

Seattle Animal Shelter (in Seattle): http://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter

Wiggles and Woofs loves supporting animal rescue and adoption.  Ask about our discount for Seattle Humane and Seattle Animal Shelter alumni!


WEBSITES WITH PET RESOURCES

ASPCA Pet Care: http://www.aspca.org/pet-care

Behind the Behavior: http://companionanimalsolutions.com/blog/

Dumb Friends League: https://www.ddfl.org/resources-publications/pet-behavior-handouts/

Pet Professionals Guild: https://www.petprofessionalguild.com/

San Francisco SPCA: https://www.sfspca.org/behavior-training/


DOG RELATED BLOGS

Dog Star Daily: http://www.dogstardaily.com/

Seattle DogSpot: http://www.seattledogspot.com/


BOOKS ABOUT CANINE CARE, BEHAVIOR, AND TRAINING

BAT 2.0: New Practical Techniques for Fear, Frustration, and Aggression in Dogs. Grisha Stewart.

Before and After You Get Your Puppy. Dr. Ian Dunbar.

Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide. Brenda Aloff.

Don’t Shoot the Dog. Karen Pryor.

Feisty Fido. Patricia McConnell.

From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias. Marty Becker.

How Dogs Learn. Mary Burch and Jon Bailey.

How to Behave so your Dog Behaves. Sophia Yin.

I’ll Be Home Soon: How to Prevent and Treat Separation Anxiety. Patricia McConnell.

Off-Leash Dog Play: A Complete Guide to Safety and Fun.  Robin Bennett and Susan Briggs.

On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals. Turid Rugaas.

Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How to Start your Puppy Off Right. Sophia Yin.

Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog. Kenneth M. Martin.

The Culture Clash. Jean Donaldson.

The Other End of the Leash. Patricia McConnell

The Power of Positive Dog Training. Pat Miller.

When Pigs Fly: Training Success with Impossible Dogs. Jane Killion.


INSURANCE RESOURCES

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