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Alone Time for Your Pet
Alone Time for Your Pet
Teaching kids about respecting pet needs, pet care, developing animal empathy, children and pet privacy and showing a child to read animal body language....
Approaching an Animal
Approaching an Animal
How children should approach and hande pets...a child's approach to the family pet....
Children and Understanding Pregnant Pets
Children and Understanding Pregnant Pets
With pets in the family it stands to reason that before too long there will be puppies, kittens or other young arriving on the scene. The whole process of our pets…...
Choosing a Pet and Child Friendly Holiday
Choosing a Pet and Child Friendly Holiday
Choosing a pet and child friendly holiday requires a great deal of forethought. This article discusses what should be thought about when travelling with pets, kids and…...
Getting Your Home Ready for Your Pet
Getting Your Home Ready for Your Pet
This article is about pet proofing your home against hazards to dogs, cats, birds, small animals and reptiles, kids and pet friendly houses, how to stop dangers to pets....
Handling with Care: How to Touch Your Pet
Handling with Care: How to Touch Your Pet
This article is about kids pet care, children and animal handling, dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs and small animals, child how to on…...
Introducing Children to Older Animals
Introducing Children to Older Animals
Older animals are often fragile beings, and children should be taught to interact gently and patiently with them. This article offers adults advice on how to help…...
Introducing Kids to New Pets
Introducing Kids to New Pets
This article is about kid pet introductions, kids and new pets, children and new dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, small animals, pocket pets and…...
Preventing Dog Aggression
Preventing Dog Aggression
This article is about dog aggression and kids, preventing dog bites, dominance issues and children, pack status, dog behaviour and using obedience school to train dogs…...
Setting Ground Rules
Setting Ground Rules
This article is about setting ground rules for kids and pets, children and pet play, pet rules, child respect for pets, animal empathy and positive kid pet interactions....
Talking to Kids About Pet Responsibilities
Talking to Kids About Pet Responsibilities
This article deals with pet responsibilities like dog walking, grooming, bathing, brushing and how much pet responsibility kids can handle, pet chores a child can do,…...
Teaching Friends to Respect Your Pet's Needs
Teaching Friends to Respect Your Pet's Needs
This article is about kids pets, children teaching friends pet respect, animal empathy, pet ground rules, visiting children and pet play....
The Urge to Eat Pet Food
The Urge to Eat Pet Food
This article is about preventing kids from eating pet food, dog food, cat food, keeping kids out of dog dishes, toddlers and pet food, kids and pets....
Travelling With Pets and Kids
Travelling With Pets and Kids
Travelling with pets and kids will be different for every family, but there are many steps that parents can take prior to departure to alleviate some of the stress.…...
What to do When Kids Gets Hurt
What to do When Kids Gets Hurt
This article is about when kids get hurt by pets, children and pet bites, pet bite prevention, teaching a child to read animal body language and prevent pet attacks....
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