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In this episode of The Woof Meow Show from March 28th, 2020, Kate and Don have a conversation with Jennifer Shryock about keeping children and dogs safe. We believe this podcast will be especially useful to anyone called upon to supervise the interactions between a child and a dog. This podcast is not just for people with kids and dogs. Any professional that works with parents, children, and dogs can benefit from this information.
Jennifer Shryock is the founder of Family Paws Parent Education and is an excellent resource for helping parents manage a home with a little human and a canine. As a mother, pet parent, teacher, and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, Jennifer knows how to help mom, dad, a child, and the dog live in harmony.
In this show, we discuss the behaviors dogs need to learn to perform reliably and the fact that training a dog takes time. Prepping the dog and your home for the arrival of the baby should begin many months ahead of time. If the dog has anxiety or fear issues, working with a veterinary behaviorist may be essential and should start even earlier than training. Jennifer discusses the importance of parents learning how to familiarize themselves with carrying an infant while interacting with the dog and recommends that be done before the child ever comes home.
You can hear The Woof Meow Show on Z62 Retro Radio, AM620, and WKIT HD3 at 9 AM on Saturday. If you are not near a radio, listen on your computer at http://bit.ly/AM620-WZON or your smartphone or tablet with the free WZON 620 AM app. A podcast of the show is typically posted immediately after the show. You can download this show and others at http://bit.ly/WfMwPodcasts , at Don’s blog http://bit.ly/Words-Woofs-Meows and the Apple iTunes store.
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Contact Info for Jennifer
Organization: Family Paws Parent Education
Address: 141 Brannigan place. Cary, NC 27511
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FamilyPawsParentEd/
Free Downloadable Handouts from Family Paws
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- The 5 Types of Supervision – Emphasizes the supervision of ALL child and dog interactions.
- Success Stations – Illustrations of how you can set up your dog for success.
- Milestones – A review of your baby’s developmental milestones and how they will affect interactions with your dog.
- Dog and Baby Safety – Basic Do’s and Don’ts in the interaction between dog and baby.
- Dog and Toddler Safety – Basic Do’s and Don’ts in the interaction between dog and toddler.
- Parent “ME” Time – Prioritizing your Sanity –Suggestions on how to make sure parents are getting quality time while adjusting to the chaos that can occur when tending to the needs of a child and a dog.
Articles on Don’s Blog ( http://www.words-woofs-meows.com )
How to Choose a Dog Trainer – http://bit.ly/HowToChooseADogTrainer
Reward Based Training versus Aversives – http://bit.ly/RewardVSAversive
Alone Training – http://bit.ly/AloneTraining
Teaching the ATTENTION or LOOK Behavior – http://bit.ly/GAKS-Attention
Teaching The Name Game – http://bit.ly/TeachingTheNameGame
What Should I Do When My Dog Does Not Let Me Take Something They Have Stolen and Snaps or Tries to Bite Me? – http://bit.ly/StealGuardGrowlSnap
What Should I Do When My Dog Growls? – http://bit.ly/DogGrowls
Podcasts from The Woof Meow Show
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Podcast – The Benefits of Training Your Dog and 2020 Classes at Green Acres Kennel Shop – http://bit.ly/WfMw-Training2020
Podcast – How to Choose A Dog Trainer (2017) – http://www.greenacreskennel.com/blog/2017/01/08/how-to-choose-a-dog-trainer/
Podcast – Kids & Dogs with Colleen Pelar – part 1 – http://traffic.libsyn.com/woofmeowshow/WoofMeowShow-2007-02-11-LivingwithKidsDogs-part-1.mp3
Podcast – Kids & Dogs with Colleen Pelar – part 2 – http://traffic.libsyn.com/woofmeowshow/WoofMeowShow-2007-02-18-LivingwithKids-Dogs-part2.mp3
Podcast – Dogs and Babies with Jennifer Shryock from Family Paws Parent Education – http://traffic.libsyn.com/woofmeowshow/WoofMeowShow-2013-08-17-Dogs_and_Babies_w-Jennifer_Shryock_.mp3
A Kids’ Comprehensive Guide to Speaking Dog! by Niki Tudge – http://bit.ly/BkRvw-KidsGuide-Tudge
Living with Kids and Dogs…Without Losing Your Mind: A Parent’s Guide to Controlling the Chaos by Colleen Pelar – http://bit.ly/BkRwv-LvngKidsDogs-Pelar
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