ARE YOU EXPECTING?
How should you prepare your beloved dog for the arrival of your little one? Get expert guidance from bestselling author and dog trainer Michael Wombacher.
Start with Mike’s Intro eBook
A Pet Primer for New & Expecting Parents: 22 Essential Questions Every Dog Owner Needs To Ask
Here’s a sobering statistic: 80 percent of all dog bites happen to children under five, and 80 percent of those are directly on the face. Ouch!
Don’t wait. It’s not worth the risk
> Is your dog scared of your baby or is your baby scared of your dog?
> Does your dog nip at your baby or is rover misbehaving since your little one arrived?
> Does your dog growl or bark at baby or is she jealous of baby and act out?
> If you’re nervous about how your dog is going to react when baby comes home, you’re in the right place.
“Before reading Mike’s book we were totally at a loss about how to introduce our baby to our older, somewhat neurotic dog. Thank God the book breaks everything down. It provided step by step instructions that took the guesswork out of a challenging process. Our baby is now 1 and thanks to solid instruction all has gone well. Thanks Mike!” — M.J.
“Simply great! A must for all expecting dog owners. Full of useful information to help ease a big transition.”
— Dean Beyerink, DVM
New Articles & Episodes
In this episode, we pick up where we left off in the last episode and explore the question of whether it's possible to get your dog to recognize you child as an "alpha" dog. Mike sheds light on this question with a very simple response and then goes deeper into some...
In this episode, we explore questions around rank management, shared resources, and how to train your dogs so that they don't see your child as an explicit threat to their social order. Dogs And Kids In Competition Morgan: So the question for today is: “I currently...
Morgan: The question for this week, Mike: Is it OK to give my dog a last hurrah before the baby comes? Mike: Well, no, actually [laughter]. It’s one of the big mistakes that people make. It’s funny, I laughed because I was actually having this conversation with...