Just like children, pets also bring a lot of happiness into the family. This is because they offer companionship to the whole family and they can positively influence human behavior and activity.
In a family, the people who enjoy having pets around the most are the children. The excitement that pets bring into kids is incomparable to anything else.
Each year, about 4.5 million people get bitten by dogs. The statistics from CDC doesn’t put dogs in a good light although they do not tell the whole story. Given how dangerous dogs can be in the hands of uneducated owners, it is important to take precautions when dealing with canines more so when you have kids.
Babies, in particular, can interact with your pups but you need to take safety measures. In a way, dogs can act like babies. No matter how much your pet loves you, they can hurt your child without meaning it.