Preparing Your Pet for the New Baby: 18 Ways to Do it Right

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Patty Onderko on Jun 10, 2011 at 4:31PM

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Preparing Your Pet for the New Baby: 18 Ways to Do it Right

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Baby Meet Fido, Fido Meet Baby

When you're expecting, it's natural to worry about how your first baby -- your beloved dog, cat, or parakeet -- will handle the new arrival. Follow these tips to help ensure that your newborn and your pet get off on the right foot -- err, paw.

Plan Some Trial Runs
Encourage friends and family members with infants to visit your home, so that your pet can adjust to babies and baby-related noises (and smells!).

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