|It’s no surprise that many parents worry about how their pet will react to the newest member of the family. Just like any baby, your pet may feel jealous or competitive when your baby arrives. Out of the blue, your pet receives less attention as has changes in their routine, and surrounding sounds and smells.|
For some it may seem ridiculous, but for all the pet-lovers out there, it’s a huge deal, and preparing your pet to ease the transition is something you need to do during your pregnancy.
You can try the following these tips, starting NOW to help your pet get ready for this big change:
• Safety first. Make sure to take your pet to a thorough veterinary examination, check for infections and get a handle on flea and tick control.
You can always choose to invest on professional training, and if you’re not 100% sure that your pet can and will behave around your baby you may want to consider finding them another home, prioritizing your baby’s well-being.
Preparing your pet for the new family member
January 13, 2018