008: What should you do if your dog has separation anxiety?

008: What should you do if your dog has separation anxiety?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In the previous episode, we explored the question: My dog is afraid of being touched in sensitive areas of her body – should I be concerned? And Mike really took us very deep into this topic. Yes,...
007: Your dog is sensitive to touch. What should you do?

007: Your dog is sensitive to touch. What should you do?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Your dog is sensitive to touch in different parts of her body. What should you do? First off, don’t ignore it. This is one of the biggest reasons why people end up rehoming their dogs. Not...
006: What Should I Do If My Dog Is Afraid Of Children

006: What Should I Do If My Dog Is Afraid Of Children

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this episode of the Good Dog Happy Baby podcast, we explore how to train and prepare dogs that are afraid of children. If you have a child on the way or a new toddler, this is a big one. If...
005: Will My Dog Feel Jealous & Replaced When My Baby Arrives?

005: Will My Dog Feel Jealous & Replaced When My Baby Arrives?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This is one of the most serious issues you need to address when bringing a new baby into the home with your dog. Will your dog be jealous? Will she feel replaced now that she’s no longer...
004: Is It Too Late To Prepare My Dog For My Baby?

004: Is It Too Late To Prepare My Dog For My Baby?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Are you worried that it’s too late to prepare your dog for the arrival of your little one? Well you’re certainly not alone. In this episode, we Mike tackles this question and will give...
003: Will My Dog Bite My Baby? The Warning Signs You Need To Know

003: Will My Dog Bite My Baby? The Warning Signs You Need To Know

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this episode, we discuss the major signs and warnings that your dog might not take kindly to the presence of another little human being in your family. Episode Blog Post Morgan: In the previous...
001: Why Is It Important To Prepare My Dog For My Baby?

001: Why Is It Important To Prepare My Dog For My Baby?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Welcome to the Good Dog Happy Baby Podcast, your source for all the information you need to get your dog ready to meet your baby. In this episode, we create some context for the subsequent...
Lucie’s List: Preparing your Dog for Baby’s Arrival

Lucie’s List: Preparing your Dog for Baby’s Arrival

Several years ago I helped a young woman introduce her dog Sugar to her baby Lucie with great success. Only later would I learn that the woman was Meg Collins, the founder of the popular pregnancy and motherhood blog Lucie’s List. Recently I reconnected with Meg...
Why You Never Leave Your Child Alone With Your Dog

Why You Never Leave Your Child Alone With Your Dog

When it comes to dogs and babies, I have one prime directive above every other. Never leave your child alone with your dog. I’ll explain my reasoning below but the story I want to share does a good job at illustrating why. A few weeks ago a friend of mine sent...
How To Get Your Dog Used To A Crying Baby

How To Get Your Dog Used To A Crying Baby

Crying babies and dogs aren’t the best combination. Especially if you have a dog with a strong prey drive. A few nights ago I had a very interesting, creative training session with a client who is six months pregnant and her two-year old French bulldog, Olivia....
(AUDIO) CNN’s Sanjay Gupta On How To Baby-Prep Your Dog

(AUDIO) CNN’s Sanjay Gupta On How To Baby-Prep Your Dog

Recently, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta produced an episode of his show, A Better Life which focuses on preparing your dog for the arrival of your baby. In the segment, Dr. Gupta quotes extensively from my work and Good God Happy Baby. You can listen to...
Prepare Your Dogs for Baby Coming into Their Lives

Prepare Your Dogs for Baby Coming into Their Lives

This article by Creed Anthony originally appeared on City Dads Group. We had two dogs before my daughter was born: a 9-year-old Rottweiler and a 2-year-old Boxer. Bailey and Sydney were spoiled rotten. We took them on walks, played with them relentlessly, and they...
(Podcast) Mike Interviewed on Natural Birth and Baby Care

(Podcast) Mike Interviewed on Natural Birth and Baby Care

I was delighted to chat with Kristen from Natural Birth and Baby Care all about how to prepare your dog for the arrival of your baby. Below is Kristen’s writeup from the show and you can listen to it here. Today I interview Mike Wombacher, author of the book...
(CNN Featured Article) How to baby-prep your dog

(CNN Featured Article) How to baby-prep your dog

This post originally appeared on the CNN News blog. (CNN) In the past 30 or so years, dog ownership has sky rocketed while, unrelatedly, young couples are increasingly choosing to delay parenthood into their late 20s and 30s. Where these trends intersect, a dog may...
Dog Bites and Children: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Dog Bites and Children: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Recently I was invited to be a guest on a natural childbirth podcast to discuss my book, Good Dog, Happy Baby, and the issue of preparing one’s dog for the arrival of their child. During the early stages of the interview, one of the first things the interviewer asked...
3 Warning Signs Predicting Trouble Between Your Dog And Baby

3 Warning Signs Predicting Trouble Between Your Dog And Baby

Are you worried that the arrival of your baby might be problematic for your dog? And what are some of the warning signs to let you know you should be concerned? There are a number of things that I would consider red flags when considering bringing a baby into a home...
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