Once you have successfully introduced your baby and your dog, now if is time to start to build a bond between the two. There are simple things that you can do everyday to create a beautiful relationship.
When your dog is meeting a baby for the first time it is important that this greeting goes smoothly. Find out tips that you can do to be prepared and make this a successful and happy encounter. This is part 3 of a 4 part series about babies and dogs.
Communication with your dog is crucial when life is busy, especially with a new baby in the house. Find out what commands are so important and how to use them to create a safe and harmonious environment. This is part 2 of a 4 part series about babies and dogs.
You’ve had your own 4-legged baby for a few years and now a new baby is joining the family. How do you make sure things go smoothly with the family dog?
I offer free dog body language presentations to lower elementary school classrooms in my town of Petaluma.
As a former elementary school teacher and now current dog trainer, I have seen the results of dog bites to children.
I developed Stop, Look and Paws as one tool that can start the process of understanding some basic canine body language and thereby prevent dog bites.