With an eighty pound German Short Haired Pointer named, Chipper and my rambunctious four-year-old, I live a highlight reel of animal bloopers, fails and heart melting moments.
Entertaining are the times when our son and dog play together, each one understanding the other less. As much chaos and confusion that arose out of them learning how to coexist, they have developed an unmatched bond with each other that now can’t be broken.
Truth be told, leading up to this point wasn’t always kisses and wagging tails.
Having a child and a dog in your home can be stressful for everyone – the dog loses play time, the baby gets licked and stepped on, and you have at least two pooping machines to pick up after. But it’s all manageable. [Read more…]