Sweet beagle tries desperately to get his owner's baby to sleep (VIDEO)

Jul 16, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Image: CharlieDaDog/YouTube

No one ever tells you that one of the hardest parts of bringing a new baby home is trying to introduce him or her to your pet — the fur baby that has been ruling your house long before this new kid came along. Most new parents fear the worst: Will my dog get along with my baby? Will it be safe to keep my pet around? Worried parents can take comfort in this absolutely adorable viral video.

Among parents, I've heard a few horror stories about introducing dogs to babies. Some dogs act out with a new baby in the house. Some dogs, like my two Chihuahuas, are prone to snapping at babies and small children, which can be dangerous. In this sweet video, we see that quite the opposite can be true. Depending on the nature of your pooch, new parents with pets may have nothing to worry about.


Charlie the beagle is one amazing dog. When I first watched this video, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. Instead of reacting to a new baby in a territorial way, a normal reaction for many pets, Charlie embraces the new baby with open arms paws. Charlie rocking his "baby sister" to sleep is the cutest thing I've seen on the internet in weeks.

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