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Good Dog, Happy Baby : Preparing Your Dog for the Arrival of Your Child (Revised) (Hardcover) (Michael

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For years dog trainer Michael Wombacher has worked with expecting dog owners to prevent problems between dogs and children. He has also unfortunately witnessed too many families forced to surrender their beloved family companions because they failed to prepare the dog for the arrival of a new family member. In Good Dog, Happy Baby, Wombacher lays out a twelve-step process that will give families the skills they need to navigate this new era of their lives. These skills include how to evaluate dogs, resolve common behavior problems, and fully prepare dogs for a new baby. This easy-to-use guide, filled with photos and simple instructions, makes a great gift for any expecting family with a dog, whether the dog is perfectly trained or in serious need of behavioral help.
Many families have a dog before they have children. And when children eventually arrive, it can be a huge adjustment for the unsuspecting dog. For years San Francisco Bay Area dog trainer Michael Wombacher has worked with expecting dog owners to resolve and prevent child/dog issues. He has also unfortunately witnessed too many families forced to surrender their beloved family companions because they failed to prepare the dog for a new member of the family. In Good Dog, Happy Baby, Wombacher presents a twelve-step process that will give families the skills they need to navigate this new era of their lives, such as:

? How to evaluate your dog and identify potential problems long before your child arrives

? How to resolve common behavioral problems such as barking, counter surfing, object guarding, door crashing, jumping up, overprotectiveness, fearfulness, separation anxiety, and much more.

? How to be sure your dog understands his place in the pack.

? How to teach your dog to build positive associations with the presence of your child

This easy-to-use guide, filled with photos and simple instructions, makes a great gift for any expecting family with a dog, whether the dog is perfectly trained or in serious need of behavioral help.
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 148.0
Genre: Health + Wellness, Pets, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Dogs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Michael Wombacher
Language: English
Street Date: May 5, 2015
TCIN: 17246373
UPC: 9781608683499
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-9021

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