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Dogs and Children

By Barbara Sykes

ISBN: 9781861264893
PUBLISHED: March 2002
PAGES: 96
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235x165 mm
INSIDE: 50 black & white photos

A well-behaved dog is a joy to be with, and if a child has been taught to have a responsible and caring attitude to dogs they will have fun growing and learning together.

Dogs and Children is an essential read for all dog owners. Barbara Sykes emphasizes the need for children and dogs to learn mutual respect and correct behaviour towards each other. Parents who are thinking of introducing a dog into the family unit and owners whose dog has problem with children will especially benefit from the authors sound advice.

Barbara Sykes is an experienced dog trainer and her common-sense approach aids the reader on this topic to face the facts and make the correct decisions for themselves. She advises on preparing the way for a dog to become part of a family and how to avoid jealousy between child and dog.She goes on to discuss safe havens, first steps, first words, and living, loving and learning together.

Crowood has published four other books written by Barbara including most recently Understanding Your Dog and Understanding and Handling Dog Aggression [2001].

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