Recommended Reading

There are many great books available about pet therapy! Here are some WAGS favorites! You can also check out resources/books from our library.

  • A Dog Who's Always Welcome: Assistance and Therapy Dog Trainers Teach You How to Socialize and Train Your Companion Dog. Long, L. (2008). Howell Book House.© Copyright 2018 WAGS Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc.
  • Hero to the Rescue: The Memoir of an Unlikely Hero. Wittlin-Leger, H. (2016). Hero’s Books.
  • Love on a Leash: A Guide to Pet Therapy. Palika, L. (2013). Sunbelt Publications.
  • On Talking Terms With Dogs Calming Signals. Rugaas, T. (2005). Direct Book Service.
  • 101 Creative Ideas for Animal Assisted Therapy: Interventions for AAT Teams and Working Professionals. Grover, S. (2010). Motivational Press, Inc.
  • Teaming with Your Therapy Dog (New Directions in the Human-Animal Bond). Howie, A.R. (2015). Purdue University Press.
  • Therapy Pets: The Animal-Human Healing Partnership. Crawford, J.J. (2003).Prometheus Books.
  • Reaching the Animal Mind: Clicker Training and What it Teaches Us about All Animals. Pryor, K. (2010). Scribner.