This post delves into how I manage a toddler and a high energy dog, my Vizsla, Bodhi on a daily basis!
“The baby was easier than a puppy,” is what I usually tell people when I hear them say they want a dog. We got a puppy when my baby was just over a year, and it has been an insane journey. I had a vision in my head of my kid walking beside her puppy, getting into adorable trouble together, and forming a lifelong bond. What I got was a puppy that nipped, barked, and made my life a nightmare while I tried to parent a young child.
We are finally in that place of peace and my dog is my daughters best friend. We didn’t get there without a lot of work, and it wasn’t as simple as my dog just growing out of behaviors. Below, I get into our process of creating calm with a busy toddler and a high energy dog!Read more