Dog trainer Michael Wombacher has performed tens of thousands of private behavioral consultations. He also lectures, teaches classes, runs a small boarding and training operation, and trains other trainers. His approach focuses on working with, rather than overriding, a dog's natural drives and instincts. He lives in Oakland, California.
"Detailed training exercises teach dogs to respect critical areas
such as the child's room and the space around the baby, and how to
walk next to a stroller, all of which create a safe environment for
both baby and pet. Most dog-training books ... only have a general
chapter about babies, making this specialized guide a recommended
-- Library Journal
"There's excellent advice in this guide....This book will become
a much loved workbook."
-- Fit Pregnancy "Well written and edited, with excellent photographs and illustrations."
-- Dog World "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."
-- Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony "Consistently provides practical, gentle methods for molding dog behavior."
-- Jeffrey Bryan, DVM "Simply great! A must for all expecting dog owners. Full of useful information to help ease a big transition."
-- Dean Beyerink, DVM "Written with style and humor by one who truly understands dogs and the relationships they have with their families."
-- Joyce Weidman, DVM