Thanksgiving Food and Your Pet

What a wonderful time of year it is. For many of us, it’s a time to be thankful for our friends, family and general well-being. You just might go to wonderful parties and bring home all kinds of food that you usually do not keep around. With that in mind, please keep your pet’s safety … Read more

Learning from Storybooks

Continuing on from our discussion of the positive benefits that a relationship between child and pet can bring, we would like to bring your attention to another helpful resource: literature. Or more to the point, children’s storybooks about the importance of helping disadvantaged animals. Maybe you can remember when you were a child and someone … Read more

Little Hands and Paws

Children and pets are very often a good mix, bringing value to both human and animal. There are many studies that show a positive benefit to the developmental progress of children if they are allowed to grow and learn in the presence of pets. Learning thoughtfulness, care, and how to be gentle (i.e., “playing nice”) … Read more