The most common mistake parents make when buying a family dog is choosing a dog that is cute or the right size rather than considering breed and temperament. Dogs should be solidly built - able to take roughhousing by children, patient and gentle in nature.
Over the years, cats have been notoriously (and unfairly) pegged as unfriendly toward children. While there are certainly breeds that are less comfortable with active children, there are a large number of breeds that are very kid-friendly.
It's a beautiful day and you've decided to try out your new jogging stroller with baby and dog in tow. Before your baby came along, you and your furry friend logged countless miles jogging around the neighborhood.