Every family loves their puppy, but there are somethings to be aware of. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates half of all children 12 years-of-age and under have been bitten by a dog. Most cases involve teasing or an unintentional provocations of the dog while it’s eating or sleeping. The vast majority of dog bites are from a dog that the child is acquainted with.
While these facts can be scary, adequate preparation for the dog, and properly raising your child to be around them, should be all that is required to maintain a safe and happy home with both your dogs and babies.
LittleRockFamily.com has put together a list of tips to help prep your dog for when a new baby arrives. They go into some details on how to introduce your dog, when to do it, and how to best prep your pooch for all the new commotion. Although this isn’t an exhaustive list, it’s a great start for how to mentally prepare yourself and your pup for life’s new challenges.
Check out the tips here: http://www.littlerockfamily.com/post/107858/4-ways-to-prep-your-pup-for-the-new-baby