Simply great! A must for all expecting dog owners. Full of useful information to help ease a big transition. -- Dean Beyerink, DVM
There's a Baby in the House is well written and edited, with excellent photographs and illustrations. -- Dog World Magazine, October 2002
There's excellent advice in this guide...the author does not mince words...this book will become a much loved workbook. -- Fit Pregnancy Magazine, Oct/Nov 2002
Written with style and humor by one who truly understands dogs and the relationship they have with their families. -- Joyce Weidman, DVM
About the Author
Mike has been certified as an expert in dog behavior by the California Superior Court and does occasional work evaluating dogs in legal matters. He has also been featured on local and regional news programs and has trained dogs for high profile celebrities in the entertainment and financial worlds such as Robin Williams, Sharon Stone, Barry Levinson, Charles Schwab and Michael Tilson Thomas.
His training approach focuses on channeling a dogs natural drives and instincts into behaviors acceptable in the human pack primarily through the principles of positive reinforcement and operant conditioning as well as through methods that appeal to the dogs canine sensibilities.
His training methods are so effective and his style so clear that Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony and one of the great classical musicians of our time, commented that "Michael Wombacher is a maestro of dog trainers. His clarity of thinking, sense of humor and skills in communicating make dog training fun for both pet and pet lover."