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Book details
  • Genre:PETS
  • SubGenre:Dogs / Training
  • Language:English
  • Pages:104
  • eBook ISBN:9780987053039

Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant

An Essential Guide For Dog Owners Who Are Expecting A Baby

by Dr Lewis Kirkham

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Overview
Do you have a much-loved dog? Your 'fur kid'? Are you expecting or trying for a baby? Does your dog know? Do you want to learn how to prepare your dog for the new addition? NOTE: To make use of the step-by-step guide for using baby and toy noises to prepare your dog, links are included to download 14 soundtracks of baby and toy noises. Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant offers a practical, intuitive approach for creating a loving bond between your dog and your new baby. Dr Kirkham has packed this book full of information, helpful tips and the latest behavioral knowledge. It is a must read for any dog owning family who is expecting a baby - your dog's and baby's future relationship may just depend on it. Learn how to: . Prepare your dog for the baby . Accustom your dog to numerous baby sounds, including toy noises . Read and interpret your dog's body language . Adjust your routine and the household to keep your dog calm . Introduce your dog and baby for the first time . Recognise your dog's warning signs . Know when you need professional assistance A baby makes many different noises and your dog needs to be familiar with new sounds ranging from crying to giggling; sneezing to splashing in the bath; as well as all those noisy toys. Prepare your dog for these new sounds with this step-by-step guide.
Description
Do you have a much-loved dog? Your 'fur kid'? Are you expecting or trying for a baby? Does your dog know? Do you want to learn how to prepare your dog for the new addition? NOTE: To make use of the step-by-step guide for using baby and toy noises to prepare your dog, links are included to download 14 soundtracks of baby and toy noises. Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant offers a practical, intuitive approach for creating a loving bond between your dog and your new baby. Dr Kirkham has packed this book full of information, helpful tips and the latest behavioral knowledge. It is a must read for any dog owning family who is expecting a baby - your dog's and baby's future relationship may just depend on it. Learn how to: . Prepare your dog for the baby . Accustom your dog to numerous baby sounds, including toy noises . Read and interpret your dog's body language . Adjust your routine and the household to keep your dog calm . Introduce your dog and baby for the first time . Recognise your dog's warning signs . Know when you need professional assistance A baby makes many different noises and your dog needs to be familiar with new sounds ranging from crying to giggling; sneezing to splashing in the bath; as well as all those noisy toys. Prepare your dog for these new sounds with this step-by-step guide.
About the author
Dr Lewis Kirkham, a veterinarian with further qualifications in animal behavior has a lifelong fascination with pets and their interaction with their owners. Since graduating as a veterinarian, Dr Kirkham has worked in a variety of practices in both Australia and the United Kingdom. In 2004, he founded 'Animal Behaviour Solutions', a company that provides private counselling and behavioral advice for pet owners. Through this company, Dr Kirkham has assisted numerous pets and their owners in the assessment and management of behavior problems. He is also a consultant to local and international zoos, and sanctuaries on exotic species’ behavioral problems. Dr. Kirkham regularly contributes to radio and online media regarding behavioral problems with pets. He has also contributed to The Australian newspaper and Dogs Life magazine and has been published in the Australian Veterinary Journal. He is a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists as well as a Chartered Member of the Australia Veterinary Association. He is also a Member of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. The birth of his two girls ignited his passion in educating expectant parents on the smooth transition from a child-free, dog owning family to a larger family with a new baby. Dr Kirkham’s work was first published as 'What your pet can expect when you’re expecting' (2005) the first comprehensive resource for expectant families who own a dog or cat. His published work was re-released in 2012 by Little Creatures Publishing as 'Tell Your Dog You’re Pregnant: An essential guide for dog owners who are expecting a baby'. Currently Dr Kirkham divides his time between his family, private veterinary practice, companion and exotic animal behavior referrals and online veterinary and behavior support.
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