Childproofing Your Dog: A Complete Guide to Preparing Your Dog for the Children in Your Life

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Grand Central Publishing, Sep 26, 2009 - Pets - 96 pages
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Master dog trainer and author of Good Owners, Great Dogs Brian Kilcommons shows readers how to encourage children and dogs to be perfect companions, in a comprehensive manual that demonstrates how to train an older dog to acept an infant, choose the right breed, and more.
 

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One of the few books about adding a baby to a family that already contains a dog. Thank goodness the recommendations are sane. It also goes over what to teach children about interacting with dogs. -Sidney Read full review

Great book!!!

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I love this book. It has lots of great information. I wish I had bought it years ago even before we thought of having children! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Q and A
Puppy or adult dog?
Selecting a Puppy
Selecting an Adult Dog
2
Expose Your Dog to Children
Table Manners
Food Bowl Safety
5
Training the Dog
Tricks
Good Games Bad Games
6
Body Language

Train Your Dog to Leave the Babys Toys Alone
Q and A
My dog growls at children What can I do?
3
Teaching Your Dog to Accept Childlike Handling
Solutions to Common DogBaby Problems
Finding a Good Trainer
What If It Doesnt Work Out?
4
Moving Violations
Rules for Interacting with Dogs
7
People are telling me to get rough with my dog Is that a good idea?
How to Get Professional Help
When All Else Fails
Conclusion
Bibliography
DO YOU ALREADY HAVE A DOG AND NOW PLAN TO BRING A BABY INTO THE HOUSE? DO YOU ALREADY HAVE CHILDREN AND ...
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About the author (2009)

Brian Kilcommons lives in Gardiner, New York.

Sarah Wilson is Professor of Modern Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.

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