Do animals show any special care towards our children? by Michael Clapp
Answer by Michael Clapp:
Absolutely. We had two malamutes when our boys were born. Not only did they seem to understand that my wife was pregnant, the greeting when we brought them home was enthusiastic to say the least and way more over the top then their usual easy wag greeting. Then there’s this
I have no doubt those dogs would have defended the boys to the death despite being very mellow and tolerated manhandling and other indignities from toddlers that they wouldn’t have put up with otherwise.