A Dog World Top 12 Training and Behavior Book - 2010!
Provides busy parents with simple, realistic advice to help ensure that the relationship between their kids and their dog is safe and enjoyable for all. You will learn how to help your child and dog develop a strong relationship, built on trust and cooperation; set your family up for success with a minimum of effort; recognize canine stress signals and know when your dog is getting worried about normal kid activity; identify serious behavior problems before someone gets hurt; prevent your child from becoming part of a growing statistic - children who have been bitten by a dog.
What professionals are saying about Living with Kids and Dogs
This is a wonderful book. Useful, useful, useful information - all the main points in an extremely easy-to-read style. As a trainer and mom, Colleen sees the full picture.
Dr. Ian Dunbar, founder of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers
This is one of the best books for families that I have read in a long time...This book really opened my eyes to so many aspects of having dogs in our home. This is a definite must-read for any dog owner.
Nicky Bradley Families.com
Colleen Pelar lives the reality. In addition to being training manager of one of the largest dog-training facilities in Virginia, she's a mom busy with her three sons. Colleen is passionate about helping kids develop good relationships with dogs and preventing dog bites to children.