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Helping Your Child Take Care Of His Pet

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Helping Children Take Care Of Pets

Children often beg their parents to bring a dog or cat into the household because it would be "fun" to have the animal around. In the best of circumstances, a child's pet experience can be much more than fun. A dog or cat, even a bird, hamster, or...

Teach Kids Proper Pet Care

Make a list of all pet-care responsibilities, and talk with your children about which chores they feel they can handle. It's better to give a child an easy daily chore than a difficult one that occurs less frequently.

Kids And Dogs: Responsibility By Age

Getting your kid a puppy to call her own as she grows up is a good idea for so many reasons. Not only are they likely to become the best of friends, but taking care of a dog will help your child learn responsibility and patience, among other impor...

Pet Ownership Positively Affects Your Child

Caring for a pet is a childhood rite of passage. The excitement of nurturing another being which quickly becomes best friends is incomparable to anything else. The experience creates lifelong memories, and we always remember our first pet.

Teach Kids To Be Good Pet Parents

Having a pet is a good way to teach kids responsibility. Although young children shouldn’t be given total responsibility of a pet, learning the basics can keep both them and your pets safe and sound.

Teaching Kids Compassion Toward Animals

Teaching kids to have compassion and empathy for their furry, feathered, and finned friends is vital for preventing cruelty to animals as well as in raising them to respect and treat those who are different from them with kindness.

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