Preparing Fido is a collection of unique, natural baby sounds conveniently recorded for you on CD. The Preparing Fido CD includes the most typical sounds your Fido (or Fluffy, Buddy or Buster) is likely to hear after your baby arrives home. The following tracks provide a wide variety of baby sounds to help prepare the entire family, including dogs & cats.
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.2. BREATHING, GRUNTING
.....AND SQUEAKING BABY 5:44
.3. TRY YOUR VOICE BABY 2:20
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.4. COOING BABY 4:28
.5. BABY CHANGE YOUR DIAPER 2:00
.6. COOING AND LAUGHING BABY 2:14
.7. BABBLING BABY 3:17
.8. BATHING BEAUTY 3:53
.9. SCREAMING BABY 1:00
.....(dont freak out Fido!)
10. GIGGLING BABY 1:39
11. KEEPING YOU UP BABY 13:23
Most pet experts, animal behaviorists and veterinarians agree: its extremely
beneficial to expose your pet to baby sounds before mom and baby come home from the hospital. Why? Because dogs often react negatively to unfamiliar noises and sounds. Reactions may include running to the source of the sounds, agitation, alarm, fright, nervousness, whining, and barking. Preparing Fido will help train your pet to remain calm in the presence of your new baby and help ease everyones transition to your familys new addition. Preparing Fido can be used for cats as well as dogs.
According to the American Pet Products Manufacturing Association 1999-2000 National Pet Owners Survey, there are approximately 62,400,000 dogs owned in the US. And, with over 5 million births annually in the US alone and millions of these dogs owned by expectant parents -Preparing Fido is a must for nearly anyone expecting a baby! The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says, If your family already includes a pet, you'll need to help that first "baby" adjust to the new one you'll soon bring home. Moreover, The HSUS recommends that parents Accustom your pet to baby-related noises months before the baby is expected. For example, play recordings of a baby crying . . . ."
To properly prepare for the new arrival, your dog (or cat) should be exposed to a variety of baby sounds. These sounds, in conjunction with a training program can be used to help your pet remain calm when in the company of your baby. Your parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends who are pet owners can also be better prepared - especially if youre planning to bring your newborn to their homes.