Introducing your new baby to the family dog can be a stressful time for both your family and your dog. There are many important steps with socializing your dog before and after you bring your new baby home. Doggone Safe offers some excellent tips to help acclimate your dog to this big change.
First, begin preparing your dog for your baby’s arrival by following these tips:
Once you bring your new baby home, follow these additional tips:
Preventing aggressive behavior in dogs is especially essential when it comes to co-living with a baby. Family Paws Parent Education has a blog specifically about promoting safety for families who have dogs. If you have questions about keeping your new baby safe, Family Paws Parent Education offers a toll-free dog and baby support hotline at 1-877-247-3407.