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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 Moreover, children who turn to pets for emotional support are notably less anxious and withdrawn than children without pets.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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