How to Train Your Dog to Not Lick the Baby
None of these are reasons to encourage or condone your dog licking your baby. We humans are lucky enough to not have to actually clean our offspring in such a way anymore. This does not mean the dog cannot show the child affection, but do not interpret interactions from your perspective--ask yourself what the dog is communicating with their behavior towards your child. Thanks for this it was very helpful. Put your hand around a treat, command 'leave it' and when your dog ceases investigating, say 'leave it' again and provide another treat to your dog. So, dear mothers, why not give it a go?
Vivien Interrupted: Go Ahead, Lick Your Baby!
Repeat until established and just praise can be provided as a reward for not licking the baby. To do that you will need to ensure that your dog respects your child and provides personal space that includes not licking your baby. I know this post is kinda old, but since my baby was born I have had a mother instict to lick her. When the dog licks the baby, remove the dog from the baby's area by blocking him or directing him to a mat. I too had a c-section and felt like I didn't have a close bond with her, so I asked God to guide me to be the best mother I could be to this child and to teach me what I didn't know through my consiounce.
Description: Not right that a dog has more rights than a aunt or uncle or grandparent! I too had a c-section and felt like I didn't have a close bond with her, so I asked God to guide me to be the best mother I could be to this child and to teach me what I didn't know through my consiounce. Home About me Contact Me. It was hard to not be able to hold her straight away, but at least she was okay.