How to Prepare Your Dog for the Arrival of Your New Baby!

New Baby With Pet Dogs: How to Meet and Greet!

You’re pregnant! The most exciting news in the world! Whether this is your first baby or or not, this new little life joining your family is going to affect your dog.   As wonderful as your dog is, don’t blindly believe they’ll be thrilled with the new addition. Dogs are not little humans. They’re animals and they perceive things very differently to humans. So set your dog up for success by preparing them for your new arrival with these tips: Start Preparing Your Dog as Soon as You Find Out You’re Pregnant Decide what the rules will be once the baby comes. And start practicing … Continue reading

15 Steps to Get Your Dog Ready for Your New Baby

Baby in the House? Here’s How to Teach Your Dog Good Behaviours…

“Congratulations, you’re having a baby” said the doctor, confirming the results that the little pregnancy stick had revealed just a few days earlier. It was 28th December 2012. A wide range of emotions came to the fore as I suddenly I found myself saying aloud ”but what about the dog?” Over the last ten years I’ve had the pleasure of helping many clients prepare their ‘fur-child’ for the arrival of their human baby. After all, life with a newborn is unpredictable; it has many, many highs and can have some lows thanks to sleep deprivation and hormones to name a … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Dog For the New Baby

How to Prepare Your Dog For the New Baby

So you’re going to have a baby! You just received this exciting news, and now you’re venturing into major ‘mom mode.’ You find yourself grinding your brain to figure out exactly how much you have to prepare for, and what the next steps will be in your life. It was so simple… you, your husband/boyfriend, your house, your job and of course, your beloved dog. Things are about to go up a notch, as you introduce a beautiful new baby into your world. But of all the things you need to prepare for how do you prepare your dog for the … Continue reading