She’s not worried what they think! Tori Roloff shared a video of her adorable son, Jackson Roloff, reading to their family dog, Murphy, just days after being criticized about Baby J’s relationship with the pup and whether their playtime was safe. “Just reading to dog dog,” she captioned the super cute clip of the toddler doing just that.
In a series of slides she posted to her Instagram Story on June 19, Tori, 28, addressed followers who were apparently concerned after she posted a video of Jackson and Murph playing together. Her son definitely got up close and personal with his pooch, but the Little People, Big World mama reassured her fans that all was well.
“Please know that I am VERY aware of safety when it comes to animals,” Tori wrote on one slide. “Murphy LOVES Jackson and often times engages him in play. He is also very protective of J and I know in my bone of bones he would do nothing to hurt J on purpose. (The occasional knockdown happens but that’s life with a 120-pound uncoordinated teenager.”
She added, ” “I understand that many have scary stories of dogs hurting their kids and trust me we take that seriously. But also not all dogs are alike. You have to know your dog and what your dog’s limits are. Murphy doesn’t have many limits haha. He has no bubble [per se] and loves the attention. Just because you get a Berner or dog with mellow attitude doesn’t mean they will be as tolerant as Murphy. Again you have to know your dog. And we know Murphy would never hurt Jackson.”
Tori often shares photos and videos of Jackson and his dog that show just how strong their bond is. On April 9, she shared a throwback shot of the two of them the day the family brought Murphy home and wrote, “These two have been buds since they first met. The only difference now is they are bigger and have more hair and love each other even more. We love our durph Murph and are so thankful he joined our family!” We’re thankful too, because the more sweet videos of Baby J playing with his pupper, the better!
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