Children and animals can become best friends, however if children want a proper relationship with there pet then these few rules will certainly be a safe guide to ensure a healthy relationship between a toddler and there pet.

When introducing a pet to the child for the first time, allow time for the pet to properly engage with the child. Have the child gently put out there hand to stroke the pet so it doesn't at all feel threatened.

During playtime, make sure any games played with the pet is never to rough, as the child may inadvertenly get bitten or scratched.

Do not distub your pet if he is sleeping, eating or drinking as animals can startle easily and could lash out in fear.