BABY ON THE WAY? BE SURE YOUR PET IS AS READY AS YOU ARE.

Whether you are about to have your first child or are bringing a new sibling into an established family and you have a dog, it is important to make introductions easy on all family members, especially your pet. Close supervision of your pet is critical. When children are involved, you cannot take chances. A few simple steps can ensure a smooth transition.

Before the baby arrives

Bringing baby home for the first time

Dogs and children

What you must teach your child:

Praising your pet

With time, commitment and the steady application of love and praise, a child and the family dog (or dogs) will grow together, experiencing a bond that is unique and unceasing. It is a miracle to be sought after and treasured by parents everywhere.