21 Apr '12, 3pm

Teaching Kids Animal Compassion: Choosing the Right Pet for Your Child is Key | Care2 Healthy Living

Teaching Kids Animal Compassion: Choosing the Right Pet for Your Child is Key | Care2 Healthy Living

by Dr. Tim Hunt , Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense of confidence that they can take care of an animal and help it to live a thriving life. More importantly I find pets can be great therapy for kids. Have you ever seen a kid talk to a pet and the animal responds by wagging its tail or purring? A pet gives a kid a way to share their feelings with another living creature that will never respond in a judgmental or bullying way. Animals are unbiased companions, just what many kids need. Having pets also teaches children that animals are not expendable items. If children are involved in the daily care of animals, it can help to make them a more compassionate person later in life. Over the years I have been able to follow kids who first owned...

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New Post: Do Donuts Right

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care2.com 22 Apr '12, 9pm

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healthychild.org 23 Apr '12, 5pm

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