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Is Having a Pet Good for Children?

Pets – be they dogs, cats or other animals – are part of many families’ day-to-day life. Pets benefit human lives in more ways than one: namely, reducing stress, reducing

Dogs and Kids: Tips and Pointers

  21.03.2017   Dogs, Pets are family   No comments

Whether you are planning to bring a baby into your house soon, already have a child running around or just want to make sure your dog is comfortable around children,

Games for Pets and Kids – Part II

  20.03.2017   Dogs   No comments

This is part II of the “Games for Pets and Kids” series of 2 articles BECOME the Dog In this game, instead of the dog adapting to our human ways,

Games for Pets and Kids – Part I

  16.03.2017   Dogs   No comments

This is the first part of a two part article, to be published on sequential days. Bring the Family Together with these ideas People with pets and kids under the

Growing Up With a Dog

  13.03.2017   Dogs   No comments

Pretty Picture When one thinks about the things that turn childhood into a magical experience, what comes to mind? Children rolling about on the grass, discovering tortoises and toads in

10 Reasons Why Pets Prepare You for Parenthood

Preparing for parenthood No matter how many books your read or how much good advice you’re gathering, chances are you’ll find yourself, at some time or another, wondering: “Am I

Why Should Children Grow Up With Pets?

Have you ever wondered why children and pets make such good playmates? The advantages are enormous and as we evolve culturally and socially, pets become as much a part of

Ringworm in Cats and a Newborn Baby

  2.03.2017   Cats, Pet health   No comments

I don’t really understand feline psychology, but I do realize that my cats felt a big change when the baby first came home. Maybe even earlier, with all the changes

A Dog is a Dog is a Dog

  26.02.2017   Dogs, Pet behaviour   No comments

The list of reasons why a dog is abandoned or left in a shelter is long. There is, however, almost always a common denominator, a thread that blends those various

Dogs with Fleas

  23.02.2017   Dogs   No comments

Anyone who has pets at home knows that one of the worries we have is the various types of bugs they attract, more common in the warmest seasons, but they

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