Fur Babies and Kids
By: Dr. Christen Woodley
For a lot of families, our fur babies are our children, our four-legged children that is. Many households also have children of the two-legged variety, and the combination of both can lead to a learning experience for all. There are many positive lessons that can be learned from having a pet; Lessons such as responsibility, empathy, situation awareness, gentle touch, loss and unconditional love. On the converse, children and pets can inadvertently raise some risks for each other also.
When introducing a pet into the home […]