Pawderosa Pet Care Blog

How You Know When Your Family Is Ready for a Pet

Monday, February 16, 2015

Adopting a pet can be a wonderfully transformative experience for your entire family…if they're ready, that is. It's a big decision to add a furry member of the family to your home! So how can you tell when the time is right to bring home that adorable kitty or puppy? Here are some great mileposts to check off before you dive into being a pet parent, inspired by and their article 10 Signs Your Family is Ready for a Pet.   READ MORE

A Dog and a Kid to Make You Smile

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In case the Fall weather has you needing a lift, we've got just the thing to put a smile on your face. This poem, and an adorable video of a baby's first crawl, and the slobbery reward she gets afterwards! Too cute!!  READ MORE

Science Projects Create Opportunity for Learning and Bonding with Pets

Monday, November 17, 2014

We're huge advocates of pets and children growing up under the same roof. For a glimpse into the scientific reasons why children who interact with animals at a young age benefit both intellectually and emotionally, check out this article published in the Scientific American. In our own home, we've observed our children growing up with a profound empathy, curiosity and playfulness thanks to the numerous pets we have adopted into our family. It's a beautiful thing to see little feet and little paws running alongside each other, playing, exploring and building a friendship as they grow up together over the years.  READ MORE

Why Dogs and Children Go Together

Thursday, July 24, 2014

We're strong believers of the child-pet friendship, having raised our own children surrounded by dogs, chickens and even amphibians. But dogs, in particular, make excellent companions for kiddos.  READ MORE

Baby Meets Puppy for the First Time

Friday, July 11, 2014

They're both squirmy and pudgy, and totally lovable. One just happens to have a little more hair than the other. But neither cares!

Just in case you need a dose of cuteness today, here's a heart-warming collection of videos capturing that special moment when baby meets puppy for the first time. They're so adorable, you won't be able to stop smiling for the rest of the day!   READ MORE

Are Pets Good for Children? The Answer is Yes, and Here's Why

Friday, May 16, 2014

According to an article published in the Scientific American, children who interact with animals at a young age develop a more accurate understanding of biology. Moreover, children who turn to pets for emotional support are notably less anxious and withdrawn than children without pets. Children with pets also scored higher on overall measurement of empathy.  READ MORE

Timeless and Creative Ideas to Make the Pets & Kids Connection

Thursday, May 15, 2014

A pet care business is the most amazing business to have when you've got kids. We have so many wonderful memories of our kids with pets. One of our fondest was when our son Mason was one.

He was doing what any self-respecting one-year-old does in a high chair, he chucked food! It was Christmas week, and we had a few dogs in our home. We were baking peanut butter cookies, and my son was eating dinner in his high chair as a neatly crafted semi-circle of dogs formed beneath him. They waited patiently for small bits of peas and carrots to be flung exuberantly in every direction. Not only was it hysterical to witness, but the best part was that we didn't have to clean up any of the mess!  READ MORE


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