(See also Tibetan Terrier Club of America Publications)

Calmenson, Stephanie, ROSIE, A VISITING DOG'S STORY, 1994,  Clarion Books; New York. (47 pp, $15.95 - a children's book about a real Tibetan Terrier and how she became a therapy dog working with physically challenged children and the elderly)

Cunliffe, Juliette. TIBETAN TERRIER,  2001, Interpet Publishing;  Surrey, England.  (a general book on the breed with history, characteristics and basic care information written by a well known British writer and judge who has special interest in Tibetan breeds, although she writes about and judges many breeds.  Many lovely color photos – including several of my Belle’s relatives - by British dog photographer Carol Ann Johnson.)  Best price and fastest delivery if ordered on the internet from http://www.amazon.co.uk/

Daniels-Moulin, Marie Paule, Le Terrier Du Tibet . (Note: This book is written in French and can be ordered the French site for Amazon at http://www.amazon.fr/

Hess, Lilo, THE GOOD LUCK DOG. Charles Scribner's Sons; New York. (a children's story containing accurate breed information)

Johnson, T. L. DOGS OF THE LOST VALLEY: THE TIBETAN TERRIER. 1984. Goldthorn Press, Ltd.; Bilston, England.

Keleman, Anne. THE TIBETAN TERRIER. 1994. TFH Publications (KWIK Series); Jersey City, N.J. (192 pp, many photos and illustrations. (The author has shown and bred Tibetans since the late 1960's)

Legl-Jacobsson, Elisabeth. EAST ASIATIC BREEDS. 1978. Tryck Produktion; Sweden.

Manuel, Emmie. YOUR GUIDE TO THE TIBETAN TERRIER. 1984. Ballinger Rawlings; Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

Mulliner, Angela. THE TIBETAN TERRIER. 1977. Holywell Press; Oxford, England. Two volumes contain much historical information about the breed’s foundation, including copies of letters from Dr. Greig, and about Tibet. A very valuable reference set though they are thin volumes.  Out of print and Angela, one of the first breeders and one of the first to promote open healt records, passed away in 2002.  The few remaining sets of her books were purchased from her estate by The Tibetan Terrier Club of America; they can be obtained for $75.00 for the set (make check payable to TTCA) from Margy Pankiewicz, 1645 Seaks Run Road, Glen Rock, PA 17327.

Murphy, Alice. HOW TO RAISE AND TRAIN A TIBETAN TERRIER. 1964. T.F.H. Publications,  Inc., Jersey City, NJ. (out of print)

Reif, Jane.  THE TIBETAN TERRIER BOOK. 1984. Southfarm Press. (Paperback.  Now out of print.  It was available directly from author at 6 Yellow Pine, Middletown, CT 06457) ($19.95) (Mrs. Reif has owned - and used to show and breed - and written about Tibetans since the early 1970's.)

Reif, Jane.  THE TIBETAN TERRIER BOOK (Second Edition). 1996. Southfarm Press. (Available directly from author at 6 Yellow Pine, Middletown, CT 06457) ($40.00) (This is a hardback with color photos).

Reif, Jane. REFLECTIONS ON THE TIBETAN TERRIER (1988) and REFLECTIONS ON THE TIBETAN TERRIER II (1995) (Collection of articles written for AKC GAZETTE column) (contact author at above address)

______. TIBETAN TERRIER CHAMPIONS 1973-86. Camino Publications. (919 Incline Way #20, Call Box #17, Incline Village, NV 89450 - $29.95 + $1.50 Postage in US)


The publications below are available from the TTCA Sales Agent via the TTCA Shop Website or at National Specialties or by contacting Linda Nagao, Sales Agent, 1795 Youngfield Court, Golden, CO 80401
In addition to the publications listed below, many additional items (greeting cards, jewlery, art) are available from the TTCA (TTCA Membership not required for purchase) and can obtained from the  TTCA On-Line Store.




TTCA YEARBOOK Back Issues $5.00 - $15.00 each depending on the year.
(contain statistics for the year and paid advertising by Club members)

GROOMING YOUR TIBETAN TERRIER by Leslie Cooper.  A 40 page pamphlet from England on grooming with both text and photo illustrations.  $8.50.

NEWSLETTER OF THE TIBETAN TERRIER CLUB OF AMERICA. (Published for members only – not available to non-members)


Avedon, John F. IN EXILE FROM THE LAND OF SNOWS. (a scenic description of Tibet prior toChinese invasion of Oct. 1950)

Barber, Noel. FROM THE LAND OF LOST CONTENT; THE DALAI LAMA's FIGHT FOR TIBET. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1970.

Bell, C.A. TIBET, PAST AND PRESENT.  New York, NY: Krishna Press (Division of Gordon Press), 1924.

Booz, Elizabeth. TIBET. Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook, 1987.

Chogyam Trungpa. BORN IN TIBET. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, 1985.

Dalai Lama. MY LAND AND PEOPLE. New York, NY: Potala, 1983.

David-Neel, Alexandra. MAGIC AND MYSTERY IN TIBET. NY, NY: Dover, 1971.

Ekvall, Robert B.. TIBETAN SKYLINES. NY, NY: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1952.

Harrer. Heinrich (translated by Richard Graves). SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET. NY, NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1959.

Holdich, Thomas. TIBET, THE MYSTERIOUS. NY, NY: Apt Books, 1983.

TIBET. Garden City Park, NY: Avery Publications, 1988.

Norbu, Thubten Jigme (as told to Heinrich Harrar). TIBET IS MY COUNTRY; THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THUBTEN JIGME NORBU, BROTHER OF THE DALAI LAMA. NY, NY: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1961.

Norbu, Thubten Jigme and Turnbull, Colin, M. TIBET: AN ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY, THE RELIGION & THE PEOPLE OF TIBET. NY, NY: Simon & Shuster, 1968.

Normanton, Simon. TIBET: THE LOST CIVILIZATION.  NY, NY: State Mutual Book & Periodical Services, 1987.

Shen-Liu. TIBET AND THE TIBETANS, Hippocrene Books, 1973.

Snellgrove/Richardson. CULTURAL HISTORY OF TIBET, Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, 19??.

Taring, Mrs. Rinchen Dolma. DAUGHTER OF TIBET (only autobiography written in English by a Tibetan woman).  London: Camelot Press, 1970.



Arden, Darlene.  ANGELL MEMORIAL ANIMAL HOSPITAL BOOK OF WELLNESS & PREVENTIVE CARE FOR DOGS.  A preventive care program for all puppy and dog owners. Too often dog owners wait until a pet is ill before seeking veterinary advice. The importance of implementing a program that prevents illness from occurring is key to a happy, healthy pet. Topics covered include: * Dentistry, grooming and nutrition * Emergencies, surgery, first aid, and vaccinations * Training and behavior * Caring for middle-aged and advanced-aged dogs. Angell's unique preventive care handouts and brochure pages are also included, creating a total-care program for dogs. This is an excellent all-around, written-for-the-owner vet book that breeders should certainly recommend or consider providing to puppy buyers!

Dunbar, Ian. AFTER YOU GET YOUR PUPPY.  (Video)The success of your relationship depends on you teaching your puppy the rules and regulations of domestic living.  AFTER YOU GET YOUR PUPPY focuses on your puppy's next three developmental deadlines. The clock is still ticking and you only have three months to get a lot of things done. Learn how to best socialize your puppy. The most important priority is reliable bite inhibition before it is eighteen weeks old. The most enjoyable priority is to accustom your well-socialized, soft-mouthed puppy to the world at large, thus assuring that it remains well-socialized and soft-mouthed. From household manners to the world at large, Ian Dunbar will show you how to best begin your life-long relationship with your dog. (Paperback, 157 pages)

Dunbar, Ian. SIRIUS PUPPY TRAINING. (Video)Emphasizing family participation, this video instructs owners how to teach their puppy basic obedience commands such as "come", "sit", "heel", and "stay". Through daily handling and gentle exercises, your puppy can also be taught to overcome biting, barking, and housetraining behavioral problems. (VHS, 90 minutes)

Pryor, Karen. DON'T SHOOT THE DOG!  The Laws of Learning in the real world. "Whatever the task, whether keeping a four-year-old quiet in public, housebreaking a puppy, coaching a team, or memorizing a poem, it will go fast, and better, and be more fun, if you know how to use reinforcement."   Karen Pryor clearly explains the underlying principles of behavioral training and through numerous fascinating examples reveals how this art can be applied to virtually any common situation. And best of all, she tells how to do it without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips---or shooting the dog. (Paperback, 202 Pages)

Pryor, Karen. KAREN PRYOR'S CLICKER TRAINING START-UP KIT. Published by Sunshine Press. Includes instruction booklet, 2 clickers, a copy of Don't Shoot The Dog News, and an instruction sheet for getting started with the clicker.  $16.95.  Available from many bookstores or from her website (http://www.clickertraining.com/store/) or from DogWise (http://www.dogwise.com )

Pryor, Karen.  PUPPY LOVE: RAISE YOUR DOG THE CLICKER WAY (Video, 30 minutes - $24.95 from same sources as above)

Rutherford, Clarice & Neil, David.  HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY YOU CAN LIVE WITH Did you know that if certain things aren't taught to a puppy in the first twelve weeks of life, it will be much more difficult for him to learn? In this book you'll learn in easy-to-understand language just how a puppy's body and mind develop and what you can do to help him develop in the right way. You will find the 186 pages of this book invaluable in your puppy training. Many breeders make this book required reading for their puppy buyers. (Paperback, 186 pages)

Shojai, Amy D. THE FIRST AID COMPANION FOR DOGS & CATS. Published by Rodale Press.  A  very concise, easy to follow guide book that tells you what you may be dealing with and if it is likely to be an emergency or could wait until the vet’s office opens.

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, DOGS WILL BE DOGS .  A simple, effective audio guide to solving common dog behavior problems.  Written and produced by St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center and its nationally acclaimed Dog Training School, this easy to understand audio series covers such topics as digging, barking, body language, jumping, chewing housebreaking and more on 2 cassette tapes with a total run-time of  2 ½ hours and includes a 14 page booklet on training.  Even gives the dog's point of view!  (As a side note, there are several St. Hubert’s instructors with Tibetan breeds – Tibetan Terriers and Lhasa Apsos.)