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Kids And Pets: Age Appropriate Pet Care

Super dog in outdoor fieldChildren are innately curious about animals. If your family doesn’t have a pet, or even if you do, chances are that, at some point, your children have asked (begged, pleaded, cajoled…you get the picture) for a new pet.

It’s hard to resist all that begging, but there are many things to take into consideration before deciding to adopt a family pet; your child’s age, his or her temperament and maturity level, the amount of time you are willing to put into teaching your child about pet care, and of course, which type of pet is right for your child? Continue…

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