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Take the Lead Take the Lead provides direct services, support and care for people in the sport of purebred dogs who suffer the devastation of a life-threatening or terminal illness.
Cathy Moar's page has many valuable links regarding Belgians and anesthesia, http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/moarc/belganesthesia.htm
"Bloat" While Bloat is not all that common in Belgians it DOES happen, this page has some excellent information on bloat prevention and predictors.
Susan Clothier's web page of fantastic articles on training health and behavior. A MUST read web page for invaluable information on Dog behavior and training. Flying dog Press BE SURE TO CLICK on the list of free articles.
Don't miss Pat Hastings web page! Great information
Dog folk . com
Malinois 4 Fun group This is a group for anyone who owns or loves Belgian Malinois. A place to discuss breeding, showing in conformation, obedience, agility, or any dog related topic. Most members are involved in AKC type events.
Malswest - A place for Belgian Malinois owners in the western United States and British Columbia to plan events and discuss upcoming shows/trials, announce Sch/Ring trials, club events, working dog seminars, plan play days, etc. Have fun with it!
Books, Audio and Video
It think the following are a must for any home library
An invaluable book, fantastic to read while you are WAITING for your puppy to be born and then waiting be ready to leave the breeders to come live with you, again a MUST read for puppy buyers
ANOTHER PIECE OF THE PUZZLE: PUPPY DEVELOPMENT
A great book must have for all of us in dogs! A great book full of useful practical information. TRICKS OF THE TRADE: FROM BEST INTENTIONS TO BEST IN SHOW, REVISED EDITION
I book I just learned about from one of my puppy buyers that is new to showing a dog in breed, I thought it was FANTASTIC! if you are thinking about showing your first dog in the breed ring, or better yet waiting for that first pup to show in the breed ring, I found this to be an EXCELLENT book! RAISING A CHAMPION: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SHOWING DOGS
"Building Blocks for Performance" is a must have book for anyone bring home new performance or show prospect, and if you are a pet owner these are great ideas to help build the bond of play and training between you and your new puppy
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PERFORMANCE
by Bobbie Anderson
Again another great book that will help form a wonderful working relationship between you and your dog
PURELY POSITIVE TRAINING: COMPANION TO COMPETITION
by Sheila Booth
Another fantastic book that helps you and your dog be ready for the ring, I only recently discovered this book and I highly recommend it.
BUILDING A BRIDGE FROM TRAINING TO TESTING
by Marsha Smith & Shalini Bosbyshell
Do you have ring nerves? Does the thought of going into a performance arena make you ill? Do you self sabotage and freak out just before you go into the ring? Well I used to! And sometimes still do. Nothing has helped me make my nerves work for me BETTER than this! This book was suggested to me by my obedience instructor Sandy Rowan, I can't recommend it enough! While there are LOTS Of books out there on this subject this BOOK AND AUDIO tape have been invaluable to me! I strongly suggest getting Book AND Audio tape – I listen to the tapes on the way to shows!
In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training (Paperback)
by Terry Orlick
The following method is what I follow for most of my puppy temperament testing.
POSITIVE PUPPY PREVIEW AUDIO
by Sheila Booth
A great 2 part DVD series on helping create very motivational obedience while also maintaining accuracy and the drive and focus of your dog. Will help you and your dog build beautiful yet powerful obedience performances. OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #1: CLEAR COMMUNICATION DVD – be sure to also see the 2nd DVD in the series
Bones would Rain from the Sky - another book all dog owners should read, just watch out for Ch 19! sigh. I think this is another great book to read while waiting for a puppy, or just enjoying your time with your dogs no matter what their age.
Bones Would Rain From the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs
While I do not raise my puppies on a raw diet or advocate raising pups on raw food, several dogs from my breeding program as adults have been very well maintained and conditioned on raw diets. I think this is a great basic book
RAW DOG FOOD: MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG
Keep-Safe Breakaway Collar PLEASE Check out these collars, if you feel your dog needs to wear a collar when unattended.
An amazing artist and vendor Mikey Chance is also a Malinois owner. Her artwork is beautiful.
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