Skye Terrier Bibliography & Internet Resources

A selection of books and resources that we value and recommend:

Web Sites Skye Terrier Books (in chronological order)
Skye Terrier Club of America

The Skye Terrier Club (UK)

The Skye Terrier Club of Finland

Potomac Skye Terrier Club (Regional Skye Terrier club serving the middle Atlantic region)

Columbia Terrier Association of Maryland (Host of the Potomac Specialty)

Skye Pedigree Research Site

Volhard Motivational Dog Training Method


Wilmer, A. (1907) The Skye Terrier. London: Illustrated Kennel News Co.

Atkinson, E. (1912). Greyfriars Bobby. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers.

Johns, R. (1938). Our Friends the Dandie Dinmont Terrier and Skye Terrier. Methuen & Company, Ltd.

Merrick, J.K. (1948). Brian. New York: Rockport Press.

L'Hommedieu, D. (1957). Skippy The Little Skye Terrier. London. Robert Hale, Ltd.

Nicholas, A. K. (1960). The Skye Terrier. The Skye Terrier Club of America.

Montgomery, Dr. E.S. (1962). The Complete Skye Terrier. New York, NY: Howell Book House, Inc.

Hutton, H. (1962). The True Story of Greyfriar's Bobby. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd.

Weiss, S. (1965). How to Raise and Train a Skye Terrier. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, Inc.

Taylor, M. (1966). Henry the Explorer. New York: Atheneum.

Allen, Sandra G. (1974). The Skye Terrier Club of America Handbook

Brearly, J. & Nicholas, A. (1975). This is the Skye Terrier. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, Inc.

Macgregor, F. (1980). The Story of Greyfriars Bobby. Edinburgh: The Ampersand.

Boucher, A. (1990). The Skye Terrier Club of America Handbook.

Macgregor, F. (1990). Greyfriars Bobby – The Real Story At Last. Gordon Wright Publishing.

Threlfall, S. (1995). The World of Dogs - Skye Terrier. Kingdom Books.

Brown, R. (1995). The Ghost of Greyfriar's Bobby. New York: Dutton Children's Books.

Tabler, J. (1999). Skye Terrier: A Complete and Reliable Handbook. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, Inc.

Lee, M. (2002). Skye Terrier (Pet Love). Interpet Publishing

Marvin, J. (1964). The Book Of All Terriers. New York, NY: Howell Book House.

Hobson, J. (1989). Working Terriers: Management and Training. New York, NY: Howell Book House.

Sparrow, G. (1961). The Terrier’s Vocation. London, U.K.: J.A. Allen & Co. Ltd.

Training and Socialization
Volhard, J. & Volhard, W. (2001). Dog Training For Dummies. New York, NY: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

Volhard, J. & Bartlett, M. (1991). What All Good Dogs Should Know: The Sensible Way to Train. New York, NY: Hungry Minds, Inc.

Rutherford, C. & Neil, D. (1981). How to Raise and Train a Puppy You Can Live With. Loveland, CO: Alpine Publications.

Health, Breeding, and General Reference
Carlson, D. & Giffin, J. (1992). Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook. New York: Howell Book House

The Merck Veterinary Manual

Breeding and Breeding Strategies
Battaglia, C. (1986). Breeding Better Dogs.

Beauchamp, R. (2002). Solving the Mysteries of Breed Type. Phoenix, Arizona. Doral Publishing.

Craige, P. (1997). Born To Win – Breed to Succeed. Wilsonville, OR: Doral Publishing, Inc.

Lee, M. (1983). The Whelping And Rearing Of Puppies. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Plantin Press.

Orlandi, Ph.D., Claudia. ABC's of Breeding - An Introduction For Dog Breeders.

Seranne, A. (1980). The Joy of Breeding Your Own Show Dog.

Williams, Mary Roslin (2000). Reaching For the Stars. (Formerly Advanced Labrador Breeding). Doral Publishing, Inc.

Willis, Ph.D., Malcolm. (1992). Practical Genetics for Dog Breeders.

Showing, Judging, and Sport of Dogs Wisdom
Alston, G. & Vanacore, C. (1992). The Winning Edge: Show Ring Secrets. Howell Book House/Macmillan Publishing Company.

Bengtson, Bo (2008). Best in Show - The World of Show Dogs and Dog Shows. Kennel Club Books.

Clarke, A.R. (2002). Annie On...Dogs!. Santa Barbara, CA. Dogs In Review.


Last updated: January 23, 2015