Dog and Baby Are Best Friends. Many dogs that are truly loved by their human families end up in shelters when children are born into the family. The biggest reason for this is the fear that the animals will harm the babies. The truth of the matter is that dogs and babies can be the best of friends – they simply have to be taught how. Generally speaking, most breeds of dogs actually love children and there is nothing like the bond shared between a dog and a child when they are raised together from an early age. If you are considering removing a dog from your home because of the impending arrival of a new baby, this is one video you should definitely see. It just might change your mind.