English sleepdog? Brits write bedtime story for pups11/5/2012
Experts have created the world’s first bedtime story for dogs, a British newspaper reports. U.K. pet insurance company More Than consulted an animal behaviorist to help create a book to calm puppies during the U.K.'s annual fireworks holiday on November 5. "Teddy & Stanley’s Tall Tale" features speech patterns that have a relaxing influence on dogs, with authors focusing on length of sounds, volume, and dog-friendly frequencies. The company then hired world-renowned Shakespearean actor Simon Callow to read it aloud in a YouTube version. Try it out on your dogs; if they whine at the end, it means "read it again" (they learned that trick from your kids). [Source]
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How did your pooch react to this calming tale?