Below are some books dealing with training and information about working dogs that I have personally read and recommend.
I had the opportunity to read My years with a dogman when Joshua from Baden K9 delivered Scout, our Dutch Shepherd. Being the bookworm that I am, was ecstatic to read another book. Especially one about dogs and dog training. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I began but I quicky came to the conclusion that this was unlike any dog book I have ever read.
Mike shares his experiences about learning “The Work” from a German Officer that trained K9s for War World II. It was incredible reading about the capabilities of the dogs that were trained in The Work. It was definitely an eye opener to realize that dogs have abilities that are so underutilized and that they are so much more than just a creature to pet and care for. They can became a partner.
I highly recommend picking up a copy of this book for a glimpse into the world of true working dogs and what our canine partners are capable of. Once you catch that first glimpse, you will want more.