Children and dogs usually make a powerful combination, but sometimes parents need to take steps to be sure they bond safely.
Prevent dog bites: Teach children simple rules such as don’t take away food or toys and never disturb a dog who is eating or sleeping.
Start early: Pairing babies and puppies early provides benefits ranging from learning compassion and responsibility to boosting their immune system.
Dogs keep kids healthy: Dogs help kids get more exercise, reduce stress, and improve self-esteem.
Millennials choose dogs: Many millennials opt to have dogs rather than start a traditional family due to time, cost.