©2019 by Sally Gutteridge.

Yorkshire Terrier at the Vet

Fearful Dog Rehabilitation

Life With a Puppy Farm Rescue

Are you looking for a book that helps you truly understand canine fear and learned helplessness? 

This book is based on the real-life rehabilitation of Holly, the writer’s Yorkie and puppy farm survivor. It talks about how she arrived, her healing process and who she is now. Along the way, the writer offers advice and insight into true empathy and understanding. You will learn how Holly unpacked and built her confidence in a new and safe home after spending six years as a puppy farm parent dog. 

Part inspiration and part education this is a book delivered directly from the heart. You will finish reading it with a round of emotional applause for Holly the tiny survivor. Along the way you will gather a range of genuinely useful and accessible tools, which will aid understanding and empower you to help any scared dog you meet. 

 

Recent Books

Being a writer has its perks, especially the sense of pride that swells inside when I see someone reading a book of mine. Below are a few of my most recently published books for you to browse. Please feel free to get in touch and share your comments or questions, I’d be more than happy to hear from you.

Inspiring Resilience in Fearful and Reactive Dogs

Does your dog bark at everyone he sees? Are you trying hard to settle your dog on frantic, noisy walks? Do you live with canine reactivity and wish you could turn things around? Are you looking for a solution and guidance to properly help your worried best friend? Here it is.  Written by a long-term dog behaviour specialist and founder of Canine Principles, canine education provider, this book will provide all the understanding you need. Whether you are a desperate dog guardian or a professional canine coach looking to expand your training toolkit, this book is an invaluable addition to your bookshelf.

The Dog Professionals Survival Guide

The Dog Professional’s Survival Guide is an honest and practical, psychological vaccination against the fear of chasing your dreams and the risk of compassion fatigue.  Working with dogs can be mentally and emotionally exhausting. Every single thing we do - and experience that we have - starts first in the mind and this little book is a great introduction to mindfulness, peace and excellent ideas. If you know how the human mind works and can apply a successful way of managing your own; you can maintain your own wellbeing, grow your confidence and ultimately have an amazing future. 


Canine Communication.

The Language of a Species.

The dogs in our homes are signalling, passing messages and displaying obvious requests most of the time. The humble house dog is a master communicator. Everyone who lives or spends time with any dog should repay the favour of putting effort in to learn dog language. It’s essential that we can tell whether our dogs are relaxed, coping, scared, stressed or trying to escape. In addition, it’s wonderful for them if we read their small cut-off gestures and adhere to them with respect. Packed with illustrations, photographs and explanations this book is a great way to learn canine communication.

The Senior Dog Wellness Guide

Life with an older dog is amazing. If we meet our dogs when they are bouncing, enthusiastic youngsters and watch them get stiff and steady, ageing seems to happen quickly and brutally. Yet, loving an older dog is the sweetest thing in the world, they know our every movement and we know theirs. Their eyes get foggy and they might need a little extra light for that midnight toilet break. They might do odd things like lie on a hard floor when surrounded by expensive memory foam beds. The older dog might be going deaf, or simply ignoring you; leaving you wondering which it is. The sugar nose years are amazing times.