Tips on how parents can introduce new babies to family dogs

LAS VEGAS - Neighbors say that a pit bull mix that killed a 6-month-old, barked a lot and didn't spend much time inside.

A lot has been made about the breed of dog in this latest case costing a young child her life. According to animal advocates on past dog attacks, babies have been injured by Rottweilers and pit bulls, but toddlers also have been injured by Labradors, and mixed breeds too.

Years ago, a baby in Rhode Island was killed by a Pomeranian.

These cases asks the question on what steps should parents take to properly introduce a new member of the family to a dog?

8 News Now anchor Denise Valdez has the story.


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