• Dirty Beards: Quarterly publication of the American Bouvier des Flandres Club
  • Rescue Roundup: Quarterly publication of the American Bouvier Rescue League
  • Whole Dog Journal: Monthly guide to natural dog care and training
  • Your Dog: Monthly newsletter from the Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
  • Dog Watch: Monthly publication of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine


Note: Most titles available at

  About Bouviers

  • Bouvier des Flandres: The Dogs of Flandres Fields, Jim Engel
  • Bouvier des Flandres (Comprehensive Owner s Guide Series), Robert Pollet
  • The Bouvier des Flandres, Miranda Lucas

  About Behavior/Training/General

  • The Power of Positive Dog Training, Pat Miller
  • Positive Perspectives and Positive Perspectives 2, Pat Miller
  • The Culture Clash, Jean Donaldson
  • Dogs are from Neptune, Jean Donaldson
  • Mine!, Jean Donaldson (a guide to resource guarding)
  • Fight!, Jean Donaldson (a guide to dog-dog aggression)
  • The Other End of the Leash, Patricia McConnell
  • For the Love of a Dog, Patricia McConnell
  • Easy-to-read, inexpensive, dog behavior (fear, house breaking, multi-dog households, etc.) problem solving booklets by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB (click here for a list of titles)
  • Scaredy Dog, Ali Brown (book and/or DVD)
  • Control Unleashed, Leslie McDevitt (book and/or DVD)
  • Bones Would Rain from the Sky, Susan Clothier
  • Positive Reinforcement: Training Dogs in the Real World, Brenda Aloff
  • Don t Shoot the Dog, Karen Pryor
  • Excel-Erated Learning: Explaining in Plain English How Dogs Learn and How Best to Teach Them, Pam Reid
  • Help for Your Fearful Dog: A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Your Dog Conquer His Fears, Nicole Wilde
  • Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life, Nancy Kay, DVM, ACVIM

  About Canine Body Language

  • Canine Body Language, A Photographic Guide by Brenda Aloff
  • On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas
  • The Language of Dogs, by Sarah Kalnajs (DVD)



  • Fearful Dogs: fantastic site with information and resources for living and working with a fearful ("shy") dog
  • Ask Dr. Yin: veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin's website, offering lots of informative articles and videos
  • me Puppy: training articles by Suzanne Clothier