The Puppy Primerby Dr. Patricia B. McConnell and Brenda Scidmore


 Perfect Puppy in 7 Days by Dr. Sophia Yin


The Dog Listenerby Jan Fennell


The Puppy Listenerby Jan Fennell


Puppy's First Steps: The Whole-Dog Approach to Raising a Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Puppy Hardcover by Faculty of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University (Author) & Nicholas Dodman (Editor)


Below are some other great resources: blogs, videos, and trainers that you might be interested in.  

Dog-training & puppy-raising experts you can trust are:  

          Dr. Sophia Yin                                           Patricia McConnell

          Pat Miller                                            Susan Garrett

          Karen Pryor                                        Jan Fennell

          Dr. Karen Overall                                    Leslie McDevit


Groups and methods which are revolutionizing dog breeding are:

       Puppy Culture                                 Avidog


I recommend reading anything they have written, their YouTube videos, live streams, DVD's, etc. While you will want to take your puppy to a class, it's good to educate yourself as much as possible.

Recommended Publications & Authors 

Goldendoodle Association of North America

Raising Your Puppy  

Goldendoodle Association of North America

Positive Dog Training 

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