Are Dogs Good or Bad to Have Around Babies

Dogs should never be left alone unsupervised with infants and young kids.  

Supervision Is Key

Dogs can transmit germs and parasites to babies' still-developing immune systems.

Hygiene Concerns  

Dog allergens and hair could potentially trigger baby allergies and asthma.  

Allergy, Asthma Links  

Well-meaning dogs could accidentally harm babies with pawing, biting, knocking over.

Injury Risks  

Positive dog interactions help build empathy, responsibility in kids.

Social Skills builder 

Dogs provide comfort, affection, stress relief for children.

Emotional Benefits

Dogs' protective instincts give kids and parents added peace of mind.

Security Provider  

Reasons Every Dog Should Be Leashed Outside