Choosing a Good Dog For Young Kids in the Home

Adopting a dog is one of the few times we can choose a family member. When people think of having a dog, they usually have visions of walking, hiking, going to an outdoor café, and just hanging out with a best friend. They want their dog and children to be best buddies.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. As a dog trainer, I speak with many clients that just adopted a dog that bit their child, guards their food bowl, or tore up their house, due to anxiety. 

Choosing a dog is not simple anymore. There are many places to get a dog – like dog rescues, breeders, and shelters. Read more about choosing the right family dog for your young children, from professional canine trainer Julie Hart…