Bringing home a new child requires significant planning and preparation. One thing pet parents must consider is how to introduce their dog to the new baby. Family Paws is an organization dedicated to helping parents create safer, lasting relationships between their dogs and their children. Stephanie Adams, LVMT, recently became licensed as a Healthy Paws Parent Educator and joins this episode to talk about the importance of properly introducing a child into a home with a dog. She will share helpful tips like “one hand gentle, two hands rough” and how they can help parents through the process of raising dogs and children together.
Here are links to the information we talked about today:

The Family Paws website
“The Aftermath of Child Dog Attacks” from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh The inspiration for today’s episode title can be found on YouTube

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