Dogs are often the first “babies” that a family has to love and take care of. As with any youngster, though, it can be hard to predict how a dog will react to being a big brother or sister to a human child.

These families witnessed this struggle firsthand, and the results are amazing!

1. “Gross, why doesn’t it have hair?”

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2. “Relax, Frank, I can take care of him.”

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3. “Honestly, Sara, I am completely unprepared for this.”

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4. “He’s strange and I don’t like it.”

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5. That looks comfortable.

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6. “He’s so cuuuuuuute.”

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7. “He’s so much better than any of the pillows you gave me.”

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8. Sleepyheads.

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9. How long have they been like this?

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10. So cute and wrinkly!

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11. “What are you looking at?”

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12. “Am I his big brother?”

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13. “I guess this is my life.”

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14. These guys will get along just fine.

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15. “There, there.”

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16. Mom made sure the baby knows who loved him first.

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17. “I like her a lot.”

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18.”We can keep her.”

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19. Kissy kissy!

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20. “Does he smell funny to you, too?”

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21. Adorable.

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22. “I was born first!” “No, I was!”

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23. “I don’t know what is happening right now but it’s making me uncomfortable.”

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24. “He can stick around.”

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25. “I’ll keep you safe.”

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26. “This is nice.”

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27. “We’re keeping the doggy, right?”

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28. “Hey mom, can I have an outfit like this?”

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Some dogs can become aggressive when introduced to a newborn, but if the meeting is handled properly, they can develop a beautiful friendship together.

For advice on how to properly introduce your dog to your baby and make them friends for life, follow these tips!