Gradually introduce your dog to baby sounds, scents, and items to familiarize them with the upcoming changes.
Make sure your dog has strong obedience skills, including commands like "sit" and "stay" for better control.
Evaluate your dog's behavior around children and address any issues through professional training if needed.
Gradually modify your dog's schedule to align with the baby's routine for a smoother transition.
Reward your dog when they behave well around the baby to create a positive association.
Always supervise interactions between your dog and baby to ensure safety for both.
Give your dog extra love and attention to reassure them during this significant change.