dog and baby

  • Dogs love space

    May 22, 2021

    When setting up success stations it is important to keep some important points in mind.  What works in your home for a baby under 3 months may change quickly for a baby at 5 months.  Management will change constantly for the first 3 years!  How you might ask? Let’s talk about an example. You may have […]

  • New parents & Cat naps. Practice & plan with your dog for safe snoozes.

    January 18, 2017

    It is easy to doze off when you are a very tired parent to a newborn.  Family Paws Parent Education programs encourage expectant families and caretakers of babies to have plan and PRACTICE.  Where will the dog be when….baby is in crib, bouncer, on playmate, in basinet, or even asleep on a sleeping parent. Our […]

  • What is a “Success Station?”

    January 17, 2014

    What is a success station?  Well, it is a silly phrase I found myself saying during consultations with families preparing for a baby.  Crate, gate, rotate & separate are included in “success stations.”  It is not uncommon for people to feel reluctant to reintroduce a crate or any type of separation.  I wanted a pleasant […]

  • My dog loves my baby…he always licks him!

    January 13, 2014

    “My dog loves my baby…he always licks him!” This is a comment from parents that will trigger me to ask many questions they may find silly such as: Describe the licks for me…are they fast, slow, quick and then dog moves away? Is it a full tongue or tiny bit? Full lick or quick flick? […]

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