How to prepare your dog for the addition of a human baby brother/sister?

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With no doubt, our dogs are our first babies. The connection we create with our pets is incredibly unique. They know when we are sad, excited, or happy; they feel us. As we know, dogs have a very strong sense of smell, so when we get pregnant, they catch the changes of scent due to the increase of pregnancy hormones. Another thing that dogs perceive is the changes in our bodies. Oh yes, they can notice your growing bump. But besides that, what can I say about the moment when your dog snuggled close to you and he feels your baby kicking for the first time; that moment is priceless. All this changes make your doggy to, most of the time, be more affectionate and loving with you.

That does not mean that he understands what it’s really happening. He has no idea that very soon, a little baby is going to be his best friend forever.

That is why we have nine month to acclimate our dogs for that experience. Continue reading “How to prepare your dog for the addition of a human baby brother/sister?”