Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant by Dr Lewis Kirkham
An Essential Guide For Dog Owners Who Are Expecting A Baby

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NOTE: If you are purchasing the PAPERBACK version the downloadable baby and toy noisesARE included. If you are purchasing the KINDLE version the baby and toy noises are NOT included but links are provided to download and purchase the 14 tracks of baby and toy noises.
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?

Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant offers a practical, intuitive approach for creating a loving bond between your dog and your new baby. Written by renowned veterinarian and behaviorist, 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.

In this step-by-step guide you will 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;Know when you need professional assistance.
 

About Dr Lewis Kirkham

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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 overseas 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. He is a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists as well as a Chartered Member of the Australia Veterinary Association. The birth of his two daughters ignited his passion in educating expectant parents about 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 2011 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 practice, behavior referrals and online veterinary and behavior support.
 
Published April 16, 2012 by Little Creatures Publishing. 107 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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