Tell Your Dog You’re Pregnant: An Essential Guide for Dog Owners Who Are Expecting a Baby
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: February 2014
Duration: 2 hours 35 minutes
Do you have a much-loved dog? 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?
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 and baby’s future relationship may 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; recognize your dog’s warning signs; and 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 and free downloadable soundtracks.
“I applaud Dr. Kirkham’s comprehensive, practical, and well organized approach to introducing a new baby to a resident dog…I thoroughly recommend [it] to all expectant parents who own a dog. It is, perhaps, mandatory reading.”—Dr. Ken Mountain, consultant pediatrician