The Family Pet

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Last week our dog Jake got out of the back yard and ended up getting into a fight with some other dogs.  Since then the subject of whether Jake is good with our kids has been asked.  Based on the picture below I don't think we have much to about with him being aggressive towards our children.

Rather than being aggressive towards the kids I would say that he is protective of them.  Some nights on occasion when I come up to bed Jake is laying in front of Luke's and Alyce's doors.

Even though Jake tolerates the kids Mom and I still try and keep the kids from bothering him as much as we can.  Getting in his face, pulling his tail, and interrupting feeding time are major no nos.

If we could stop Jake from eating holes in the fence we wouldn't need to worry about him getting in more fights.