Helping toddler understand how to gently interact with pets
So I am struggling with helping my toddler interact with the family pets. She is a very loving child but doesn't understand that she is scaring the dogs when she goes charging at them (shi tzu and lhaso) and then gets scared when they bark at her. I constantly sit down with her and show her "nice petting" on their belly and she does this but then when I am feeding her baby sister or doing dishes etc.. she is back being a typical energized kiddo and it results in the barking which scares her and the cycle repeats. Any suggestions or ideas that are different than sitting down with her constantly? I would feel terrible putting the dogs out for months until she is older but I don't want them or her getting hurt.