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29: Baby's Best Friend: Creating a Healthy Bond Between Dogs and Kids - The PedsDocTalk Podcast

Dogs are a part of many families and it's important we remember their needs as we raise our children alongside of them.On this episode, I welcome Michelle. She is a mother, certified professional dog trainer, and founder of Pooch Parenting. She he...

Episode 29: Baby’s Best Friend: Creating a Healthy Bond Between Dogs and Kids

On this episode, I welcome Michelle. She is a mother, certified professional dog trainer, and founder of Pooch Parenting. She helps families navigate many issues to create a healthy relationship between dogs and kids. Here are some of the questions we discuss:

  • What can families do to prepare their dog for the arrival of a new baby?
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes new parents make when acclimating their dog to a new baby?
  • What are some worrisome signs in a dog that they may not be acclimating well to the arrival of a new baby?
  • Is licking a baby okay?
  • How can we teach a child to gently interact with dog?
  • Where do we start with dog barking?
  • How can I best prevent dog bites?
Tune in to hear me answer these questions.

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