We are continually adding to the list of resources that we find to be key in raising animals. From food to treats to books, we are happy with the things that we list here.


Goldendoodles:What to expect, how to train your goldendoodle to be the dog you hope he/she will be, and much more.
Veterinarian Articles: This is an international group of veterinarians and animal guardians who research the causes of good and bad health in today’s dogs. This group of researchers out together the first and only definitive piece of research on the adverse effects of vaccines in dogs.
EPA Index: To find out more about the EPA’s rating of household chemicals, which are toxic, cancer causing, or in other ways harmful, but the general public is not aware of the information.
How to Feed Your Dog: Information about dog food, raw diets, holistic veterinarian sources, and more. Check out their list of past issues for more information.
Treats and Other Products: Healthy, nontoxic sources of snacks, dog food, flea and tick products for your pets


  • Life’s Abundance Premium Health Food is made with select ingredients, including high-quality chicken and catfish meals, whole grains, nutritious vegetables and fruits, omega fatty acids and much more.


  • Fromm Dog Food is a family owned company in Wisconsin.
    • Adult Gold  -Grain Free
      • “A holistic approach to complete and balanced nutrition for each life stage and lifestyle. Available in three categories: Fromm Prairie Gold (grain-free red meat), Fromm Gold Coast (grain-free ocean fish), and our original Fromm Gold (duck, chicken, & lamb).
    • Game Bird  Grain-Free and many more!
      • “Dog does not live by beef alone. That’s why Fromm Four-Star offers dogs a variety of entrées, each carefully prepared in small, controlled batches using real meat, fish, farm-fresh produce, and Wisconsin cheese. “

Dog Vaccination Information:

Know Before You Go. It;s important to get educated about pet vaccinations before you take your pup to a vet. We recommend starting with these articles from the Vital Animal written by a highly esteemed veterinary, Dr. Will Falconer:


Books for good information regarding the healthcare of dogs, feeding, injuries, sickness :
Books for information regarding general care of dogs, feeding, grooming, shelter
  • Poodles for Dummies, Susan M. Ewing, Wiley Publ., NJ, 2007
  • Poodle Clipping and Grooming, The International Reference,by Shirlee Kalstone, Howell Book House, Wiley Publ., NJ, 2001
Books for training dogs, obedience, agility
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Dog Agility, by Laurie Leach, T.F.H. Publications, NJ, 2006
  • 101 Dog Tricks, by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy, Quarry Books, MA, 2007
  • Training the Best Dog Ever, by Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz and Larry Kay, Workman Publ., NY, 2010
  • Dog Training My Way, by Barbara Barbara Woodhouse, Berkley Books, NY, 1972


Books about dogs, general information
  • Pukka’s Promise, The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs, by Ted Kerasote, Mariner Books, NY, 2013
  • Dogspeak, How to Understand Your Dog and Help Him Understand You, by Dog Care Companions, Rodale Press, PA, 1999
  • The Complete Book of Dog Breeding, by Dan Rice, D.V.M., Barron’s Edu. Series, Inc., 2009




Other Dog Resources:

Pet and Animal Emergency Planning

Assistance Dog Resources