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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: TFH Publications (September 1, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0793805686
  • ISBN-13: 978-0793805686
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 7.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #162,537 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"...one of those rare books that is enjoyable and cohesive on the initial reading yet also useful for future reference." -- The Bark Magazine, Sept/Oct 2006

About the Author

PIA SILVANI, CPDT, is the Director of Training and Behavior at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison, NJ. She also conducts private consultations, specializing in aggression and anxiety-related problems and has dealt with thousands of bite bases over the past 18 years, achieving great success. She has written training manuals that are used by trainers around the United States and lectures at dog training seminars all over the world.

LYNN ECKHARDT, the mother of two young children, has been training dogs for over 17 years. She works at St. Hubert's Dog Training School in Madison, NJ.


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Customer Reviews

You and your dog will love it!
Kathy Murphy
The information is well laid out in easy to reference chapters, and the pictures really illustrate what the "do"s and "don't"s look like.
jhzflt
Buy this book if you're a parent thinking about getting a puppy for your kids.
Tami M. Hawes

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Tami M. Hawes on April 11, 2006
Format: Paperback
If you were thinking of adding a puppy to your household because you have kids in the house, get this book! It could save you from making a mistake about getting a puppy, possibly saving its life.

Pia and Lynn cover choosing a breed that fits your household, why you shouldn't get a puppy to teach the kids responsibility, what it's like having a puppy in the house, and how you'll have to always keep an eye on the puppy and kids whenever they are together.

Buy this book if you're a parent thinking about getting a puppy for your kids.

Buy this book if a friend has kids and is thinking of getting a puppy.

Buy this book if you *think* you might have kids in the future and want to prepare your dog(s) for their arrival.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By D. Donovan, Editor/Sr. Reviewer on March 18, 2006
Format: Paperback
Parents can't go wrong getting a puppy for the kid when they first look at RAISING PUPPIES AND KIDS TOGETHER, a fine manual where two top dog trainers how to socialize a puppy and teach a child pet management simultaneously. From infants through school-age kids, chapters cover the basics of how kids should interact with and play with a puppy - and how parents should monitor the interaction. From roughhousing problems to typical dog behaviors and communicating with the pet, chapters focus on dog behavior but include analysis and advise on kid interactions as well. An important owner's manual - for both puppies and kids.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By R. Bedno on November 21, 2005
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We bought this book because we are expecting our first child in a couple of months and wanted to know how to get our 1 yr old dog ready for the new arrival. The chapter on introducing your dog to the baby is very helpful, and they provide specific training activities to prepare your dog. I also found some of the general dog behavior explanations and advice to be very valuable, whether or not you have kids. I wish we had known about this book several months ago when our dog entered his "teenage" years.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Lynn Becker on January 11, 2006
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This book is a "must" read for anyone who has a puppy (or adult dog) and is expecting a baby or who has a baby and planning to get a puppy. The book is a "really should read" for any responsible dog owner. There are tips and techiniques that will make your family's life with your dog much more rewarding. It is organized in a very "reader friendly" way, and for quick reference when needed
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By V. Janssen on November 20, 2011
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This is a great beginner's book to getting a puppy - excellent for before the puppy comes to his furever home. There are great tips in here that although slightly obvious are great to remember...like telling your kids not to run or yell because the puppy will think it's play/nip time and get overly excited. I especially like the paragraphs interspersed among the chapters that explain a particular situation, such as having a desigated place for kids toys where the puppy can't get to them.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jhzflt on May 28, 2011
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This is a well written and informative book on the subject of bringing a new dog or puppy into a home with children. The information is well laid out in easy to reference chapters, and the pictures really illustrate what the "do"s and "don't"s look like. There is a helpful timetable for dog maturity so one can better understand where your puppy is in terms of emotional and physical maturity, and how that relates to kids. Whether your a patent with young children or a dog trainer/lover, there is much practical advice to absorb and use!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Krystal Nicole' on September 21, 2008
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This was a good book to read with your children. It works well with any breed of dog in my opinion. It kept repeating the emphasis on playing nice with a new puppy, which hit home with my 6 and 3 year old. I wish it gave more information and tips on potty training though.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Kathy Murphy on October 13, 2009
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Whether you have kids or not, this book covers the life of a dog from when it is conceived to senior years. Well written, easy to understand, and helps make training your dog fun and positive! No cruel methods are used! You and your dog will love it!
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