Jennifer Shryock, North Carolina dog behavior consultant, talks with Renee this morning about aggressive incidents that can occur in the home toward toddlers and other very young children. What do you do when your dog bites your kid? Are your children safe when your dogs are fighting over food and other resources? Can these dogs be helped? Many times, the answer is “YES.” The most important word a parent must remember is “SUPERVISE!”
Jennifer Shryock visits Renee in The Doghouse to discuss safety and other concerns when you bring a new baby home to join a household with a dog.
Darlene Arden, another return Doghouse visitor, talks about keeping your little dog safe from flying hawks and from dogs running loose through the neighborhood. We also discuss whether kids and little dogs are a good match.
Phil Arkow,animal and child abuse expert, guests with Renee. They discuss children abusing animals and the disastrous and destructive behavior these children frequently exhibit as adults.
Jennifer Shryock, an expert on keeping kids safe with dogs talked at length about the challenges of keeping toddlers and resident dogs and puppies safe when they’re together.